Have fun, work hard, make friends and develop your skills.
The Parker Theatre School has been an integral part of our organization since 1988.
Thousands of children have entered our building over the years to further their theatrical training, harness the power of their creativity, or just to find a place to thrive.
We offer a wide variety of After School Classes to enrich children and help them develop speaking, singing, movement and focus skills over the course of nine months.
Professional Spaces For Professional Training
Train your theatre skills on a stage, rehearse and sing in our beautiful classrooms.
The Studio is located North of the Main Theatre and is dedicated to learning and training.
Our BlackBox theatre is a 99 seat theatre were we host camp classes as well as our end of week recitals.
A Tradition in Theatre
A Tradition of Family
First founded in 1984 by the Tom and Joanne Parker family, The Parker Theatre has been creating unique and original theatre for family for almost 40 years.
The school followed four years later, and since then we have been dedicated to not only entertaining, but educating, supporting, and uplifting the performers and creators of tomorrow.
We are dedicated to our community, to the children, and to the arts.
Explore acting and singing techniques through creativity, improv, and imagination. Students learn how to speak clearly, create characters, and become comfortable working with and in front of others. Theatre games and exercises will be used to teach skills in a fun and interactive way.
Acting is a class for school-aged students. Participants will learn about storytelling, projection & diction, character movement, voice acting as well as how to create a strong ensemble. Each week, the class will work on a new topic via games and activities that will help them to build their skills. Students may be split into groups according to age and experience level.
Develop the building blocks of musical theatre, master body awareness and motion, as well as learn how to understand beats and add simple motions to songs. They will also explode different types of musicals as they dip their toes into this exciting, musical, theatre. Students may be split into groups according to age and experience level.
Develop the fundamentals of improvisation. With games, drills, and simple scenes you will learn how to; get over your fear of failure, respond quickly in the moment, listen actively and communicate more effectively, collaborate with and engage others, resolve conflicts, be more inclusive, make new friends, overcome objections and rejections and how to laugh at yourself. Improv class is fun and noncompetitive.
Improv - Advanced
Ready to take your improv skills to the next level? Master skills beyond the basics. With more advanced games, techniques and drills, this class is meant to get you performance ready.
Students must have previously taken Improv
Focus on the other side of improvisation and humor this fast action class. Students will learn how to create, practice and perform their sketch comedy skits and bits in class. Its half improvisation, half production and scripting. If you like studio C or other similar shows you’ll love this class!
Home School Acting Class
Theatre Classes designed especially for Homeschool Students!
We will be offering Homeschool Acting on Fridays throughout the school year.
9:30-11:30 Homeschool Acting Class.
These classes are designed to teach acting skills and introduce students to the theatre art form.
This class is a cooperative mixed acting class. This means students will learn to work with other students of varying ages.
Many students take more than one class for well-rounded theatre training. Take two or more classes and receive a discount.
Minimum class size is five.
Parker Theatre reserves the right to split, cancel or combine classes based on enrollment.