Fall Class and Workshops

Act3 Arts Academy offers year-round classes, workshops, and performance opportunities for students K-high school. We strive to inspire a life-long love of theater and to provide aspiring young artists the confidence to make creative choices and express their opinions in ways that foster unity and collaboration.

 Our alumni have gone on to perform on Broadway, in national tours, and locally at The Alliance Theater, The Atlanta Lyric Theatre, Six Flags, and more!  Act3 students have been honored with multiple acting awards at the Junior Theater Festival.  

For more information regarding the academy, contact our Director of Education, Johnna Mitchell.


Disney's The Aristocats KIDS Mondays & Wednesdays, September 8-October 6 (5:30pm-7:00pm)

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman Robert B. Sherman Al Rinker Floyd Huddleston
Music Adapted and Arranged and Additional Music and Lyrics byBryan Louiselle
Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Michael Bernard
Based on the 1970 Disney film, The Aristocats.

Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns.
In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats to save the day.

Grades: K-5
Johnna Barrett Mitchell, Vicki Chase, Stephen DeVillers
August 16, 18, 21

Email Johnna to schedule an audition!

Rehearsals: Mon & Wed, September 8-October 6 (5:30pm-7:30pm)
Tech Week:
Mon-Thurs, October 11-14 (5:30pm-7:30pm)
October 15 & 16 @7pm, October 17 @ 3pm

Youth Improv Tuesdays, August 17-Oct 26 (5:30pm-7:30pm)

Improvisation is the most exhilarating and spontaneous form of theatre and is created entirely on the spot by the actors and the audience! Our 'improv' class at Act3 will teach you how to master the basics of unscripted work and educate you on the importance of collaboration on stage. You will be instructed on quick thinking, scene creation, object work and environment vision, just to name a few.

What would you LEARN from improv classes?

  • Conversation Skills
  • Positivity
  • Confidence
  • Multi-tasking
  • Recognizing Emotions in Others
  • Self Awareness

But the most important aspect of Improv is that its ROLLICKING FUN! Our Instructor, Jason Evans, has been facilitating Improv for decades, performing with Whole World Theatre, Quantum Theatre and is the Lead Programs Director for Autism Improvised."

Ages: 10-16
Jason Evans
Tuesdays, August 17-October 26 (5:30pm-7:00pm)
*No class October 12

Showcase Performance:
October 26

Dance for Musical Theatre Thursday, August 19-October 28 (5:30pm-7:30pm)

This high-energy dance class will help prepare participants for dance auditions and performance on the musical theater stage, as well as build confidence and stage presence. Each week, students will learn routines choreographed to well-known Broadway musicals, using steps and techniques specific to the current week's choreographical genre. Class will conclude with a "Showcase" of the numbers learned during the series. This class will benefit dancers of ALL levels and is taught by MAT Award-winning Act 3 Choreographer, Johnna Barrett Mitchell. 

Grades: 4-12
Johnna Barrett Mitchell
Thursday, August 19-October 28 (5:30pm-7:30pm)
*No class October 14

Showcase Performance:
October 28