Footlights - MHT's Saturday classes!

NEW SESSIONS - Starts August 25!

FOOTLIGHTS are MHT’s Saturday drama classes program!  These 60 minute sessions are action-packed with the emphasis on fun while expanding performance/interpersonal skills.  No previous classes or performing experience is needed to participate!  Classes meet on Saturdays from August 25 through November 17 in the Skylight classroom in MHT’s Studio Theatre. No class on October 6.  Class fee is $70 for the 12 week session.  Financial need partial scholarships are available.  Application form is available below.


8 AM - Grades 1-3 THEATRE GAMES:  Nothing is more fun than trying on characters and situations through the playing of theatre games!  Team building, problem solving, improving self-confidence, and fostering creativity are all a part of this high energy class.  Activities are challenging, rewarding and most of all - filled with laughter! April Cochran leads the class.

9 AM - Grades 4 & 5 THEATRE GAMES: In addition to building a theatre games foundation (see above), 4th and 5th graders will begin exploring comedy improvisation! April Cochran leads the class.

10 AM - Grades 6, 7, 8 COMEDY IMPROV: Learn/brush up on the rules, scenarios, and FUN of comedy improvisation in these fast-paced classes!  Ashlee Soldo leads the class.

11 AM - Grades 9 - 12  PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP: High schoolers will rehearse and perform a post-apocalyptic, gender-bending version of the Greek tragedy ANTIGONE!  This abridged version of Sophocles’ renowned play about standing up to the system will be performed Nov 10 in MHT’s Studio Theatre.  Ashlee Soldo directs.


Ages 3, 4 and 5 can take these 6-week introductory creative drama classes!  The class fee is $35, classes meet in MHT’s Studio Theatre classroom.


August 25 - Sept 26
9 AM - STORY ADVENTURE!: Act through favorite stories, play games and make crafts in this fun class for young children!  Ashlee Soldo leads the class.  Class size limited to 14

Oct. 13- Nov 17
9 AM - UNDER THE SEA: Dive under the sea as we act out stories, play games and make crafts in this aquatically-themed class!  Learn the pirate code, chat with dolphins and master the waves!  Ashlee Soldo leads the class.  Class size limited to 14