Fall Classes 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.


Dance for Musical Theatre Mondays, September 9-November 18 (5:30pm-7:00pm)

Grades: 4-12
Tuition: $200
Classes Begin September 9
Showcase: November 18

No Class October 21

This high-energy dance class will help prepare participants for dance auditions and performance on the musical theater stage, as well as build confidence in students' general 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!

The Great Poe-a-Thon Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 5-October 24 (5:00pm-7:00pm)

A spooky play based on the tales of Edgar Allan Poe.

Grades: 3-11
Tuition: $350
Rehearsals: Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 5-October 17
Mandatory Tech Week: Mon-Thurs, October 21-24 (5:00pm-7:00pm)
Auditions: August 26, 27, & 28
Performances: October 25, 26, 27

Email Johnna Barrett Mitchell for more information and to schedule an audition.

Three of Edgar Allen Poe's most terrifying tales are given fresh life in this play adaptation. Which is scariest -- the poisonous resentment of The Cask of Amontillado, the paranoid hallucinations of The Tell-Tale Heart, or the entombed madness of The Fall of the House of Usher?

Take the Stage Wednesdays, September 4-November 13 (4:30pm-6:00pm))

Grades: 1-5
Tuition: $225
Classes Begin September 4
Showcase: November 13

No Class October 23

Are you bound for Broadway?  (Or merely want to gain performance confidence?) This fun-filled class will combine all three aspects of musical theater:  Music, dance and acting.  Participants will learn songs, dances and scenes. Students will build confidence, and learn techniques of musical theater performance, whether the stage is their final destination or not.  For those who are prepping for auditions, this class will give you a high kick up in the competition! Class will conclude with a "Showcase" of the numbers and scenes mastered.