The award-winning Northglenn Youth Theatre program offers opportunities for young actors of all ages and abilities to explore the art of live theatrical performance. We are thrilled to offer NYT Academy which presents classes, workshops and personalized training to compliment the acclaimed main stage productions.

Please refer to the Social Distancing Regulations for in-person classes at the DL Parsons Theatre.


Hip-Hop Dance for the Actor

Join us to explore this popular dance genre and learning how to express your own personality and style on the stage.  Older students will also learn a bit about the historical influences and development of Hip-hop over the years.  Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Instructor Oli Langley.

Ages 7-11

30313009-04     October 3-24   Saturday    10:30 am-Noon        $40 resident / $44 non-resident

Ages 12-18

30313009-05     October 3-24   Saturday     12:30-2:00 pm         $40 resident / $44 non-resident


Musical Theatre Intensive (dance only)

We will work on selected choreography pieces from the following musicals: Chicago, Pippin, Damn Yankees and Cabaret. Wear comfortable clothing, jazz shoes encouraged. Instructor: Oli Langley.

Ages 10-18

30313008-03     October 3-24   Saturday      Noon-1:30 pm       $40 resident / $44 non-resident



Just Off Center – Comedy/Improv Acting

This class is for the quick-witted and intelligent young actor who loves comedy and improvisational acting/games!  Designed to help train young actors to engage their courage, creativity, control and characterizations through a variety of games and exercises.  Previous acting and stage experience is strongly encouraged. Guaranteed to tickle your funny bone.  Instructor Brandon Price.

Ages 8-11

30313016-03       October 7-28      Wednesdays    5:00-6:30 pm   $40 resident / $44 non-resident

Ages 12-18

30313016-04       October 7-28      Wednesdays    7:00-8:30 pm   $40 resident / $44 non-resident


NEW! Page to Stage

This acting class is all about bringing a written story to life.  Each week we’ll take a new fable/story and translate it to a modern-day re-enactment. This class will help focus on teamwork, collaboration, adaptation, improvisation and character development. Instructor: Megan Schraeder.

Ages 7-10

30313059-01       October 8-29      Thursdays     5:00-6:30 pm   $40 resident / $44 non-resident


NEW! Digging Deeper 

This intermediate to advance level class will center around a single script.  Actors will each focus on specific characters to analyze them and learn the specific tactics to use when bringing a character to life.  Great for monologue work or performance development. Instructor: Megan Schraeder.

Ages 11-18 

30313060-01       October 8- November 12      Thursdays    7:00-8:30 pm   $40 resident / $44 non-resident



NEW! Painting for Kids 

Come join us for a fun chance to exercise your artistic muscles!  Each week we will paint a new subject featuring the images of this season.  Please bring to class: an acrylic paint set and a brush collection (4+ brushes) labeled with your name.  Canvases will be provided. Wear clothing that can get messy.  Instructor: Kristee Graham

Ages 8-12

30313058-01   October 6-27    Tuesdays      6:00-8:00 pm      $53 resident / $58 non-resident



NEW! Intro to Acting 

Welcome to the wonderful world of acting! In this beginning class we’ll explore facial expression, voice, body language, character and acting games to spark our imaginations and creativity.  Instructor: Barbra Stricker.

Ages 8-12

30313004-04    October 5-November 9      Mondays      5:00-6:30 pm    $60 resident / $66 non-resident    Via Zoom


NEW! Spooky Radio Hour

It’s that time of year when things get spooky… so why don’t we?  In this class we’ll explore the old time radio style of theatrical presentations, focusing on spooky story-telling using our voices and character work, script writing and sound effects to create our own Halloween-inspired show.  (Platform used: Zoom)  4 weeks.  Instructor: Barbra Stricker.

Ages 13-18 

30313061-01   October 5-26      Mondays      7:00-8:30 pm    $40 resident / $45 non-resident    Via Zoom


Acting with an Accent: Australia/New Zealand

Our exploration of world accents continues, this session focusing on the dialects and nuances found in Australia/New Zealand and surrounding areas. Instructor Miranda Guettlein.

Ages 12-19

30313044-02      October 7-28     Wednesdays    3:30-5:00 pm    $25  Via Zoom


Virtual Dungeon & Dragons Campaign for Teens 

Calling all Adventurers! 

The Tales from the Yawning Portal

Create your own fantasy character and come on an interactive adventure each time! Lead by our own NYTA instructor, Brandon Price.  Each session is a new quest.  Geared for gamers ages 12-19 (room is closely monitored by staff).

Dread tales told in the dead of night! When the shadows grow long in Waterdeep and the fireplace in the taproom of the Yawning Portal dims to a deep crimson glow, adventurers from across the Forgotten Realms, and even from other worlds, spin tales and spread rumors of dark dungeons and lost treasures.

Ages 12-19

30313048-02      September 27    Sunday      1:30-5:30 pm     $5     Via Zoom

30313048-07      October 18         Sunday      1:30-5:30 pm     $5     Via Zoom

30313048-08      November 1       Sunday      1:30-5:30 pm     $5     Via Zoom

30313048-09      November 5       Sunday      1:30-5:30 pm     $5     Via Zoom


NEW!!! Personal Coaching Combo Packs       

Join in for private coaching in a variety of disciplines to help you grow at your own pace, in your own space and at a time that works for you!  Here’s how they work: you purchase either a 4 pack or an 8 pack.  Once you register, you will receive a “menu” that shows your private coaches and their disciplines.  Depending on your pack, you will have a minimum of required lessons and then options that you can pick.  Each private coaching session is 30 minutes long.  Coaching is virtual and will require the participant to have access to Zoom.  List of instructors will be sent upon registration.

Ages 7-18

4-Pack Personal Coaching Sessions                        $85 resident / $93 non-resident

30313057-01          Acting Focused 4 Pack
30313057-02          Musical Theatre Focused 4 Pack
30313057-03          Vocal Focused 4 Pack
30313057-04          Movement Focused 4 Pack
30313057-05          Design Focused 4 Pack
30313057-06          Audition/Musical Theatre Audition Focused 4 Pack
30313057-07          Choose Your Own Focus 4 Pack
8-Pack Personal Coaching Sessions                       $160 resident / $176 non-resident
30313057-08          Acting Focused 8 Pack
30313057-09          Musical Theatre Focused  8 Pack
30313057-10          Vocal Focused 8 Pack
30313057- 11         Movement Focused 8 Pack
30313057- 12         Design Focused 8 Pack
30313057- 13         Audition/Musical Theatre Audition Focused 8 Pack
30313057- 14         Choose Your Own Focus 8 Pack