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.
30313009-04 October 3-24 Saturday 10:30 am-Noon $40 resident / $44 non-resident
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.
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.
30313016-03 October 7-28 Wednesdays 5:00-6:30 pm $40 resident / $44 non-resident
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.
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.
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
30313058-01 October 6-27 Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 pm $53 resident / $58 non-residentVIRTUAL CLASSES
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.
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.
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.
30313044-02 October 7-28 Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 pm $25 Via ZoomVIRTUAL EVENTS
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.
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.
4-Pack Personal Coaching Sessions $85 resident / $93 non-resident30313057-01 Acting Focused 4 Pack30313057-02 Musical Theatre Focused 4 Pack30313057-03 Vocal Focused 4 Pack30313057-04 Movement Focused 4 Pack30313057-05 Design Focused 4 Pack30313057-06 Audition/Musical Theatre Audition Focused 4 Pack30313057-07 Choose Your Own Focus 4 Pack8-Pack Personal Coaching Sessions $160 resident / $176 non-resident30313057-08 Acting Focused 8 Pack30313057-09 Musical Theatre Focused 8 Pack30313057-10 Vocal Focused 8 Pack30313057- 11 Movement Focused 8 Pack30313057- 12 Design Focused 8 Pack30313057- 13 Audition/Musical Theatre Audition Focused 8 Pack30313057- 14 Choose Your Own Focus 8 Pack