THEATRE CLASSES

Join us for in-person classes this Spring!

Our Spring Session starts April 25th and runs until May 20th.

REGISTER TODAY!

Winter 2022 Classes

Winter enrollment is now closed

Start Date: Week of January 31, 2022

End Date: Week of March 14, 2022

No Class: Monday 1/17 (MLK Day) or 2/21 (President’s Day); Tuesday 2/22 (President’s Day)

Spring 2022 Classes

Classes run the week of April 25 through May 19th (4 weeks)

Spring into a theatre class this April! Move your body, use your voice, and ignite your imagination as you create with friends.

 

COVID Precautions - Classes will be held indoors, masks will be worn regardless of vaccination status.

Campus Location - Classes will be held on campus at 945 Portola Road in Portola Valley.

Hoping to see a class we aren't currently offering? Let us know the types of classes or workshops you'd be interested in taking! Share your thoughts by emailing us at  info@pvtc-ca.org.

On-Campus/In-Person & Online Class Opportunities

MONDAYS

9:15-10:00 AM PLAY-time with Pals Child & Caregiver (Ages 2-3) REGISTER HERE

1:30-2:20 PM Storybook Theatre: Fables & Folktales (Ages 3-5) REGISTER HERE

6:00-9:00 PM Laughing Out Loud (Ages 18+) REGISTER HERE

TUESDAYS

3:30-4:30 PM Silly Shenanigans (Grades 1-3) REGISTER HERE

4:30-5:30 PM Musical Theatre (Grades 2-5) REGISTER HERE

5:30-7:00 PM Field Trip! Theatre in the World (Grades 9-12) REGISTER HERE

5:30-7:00 PM ASL for Broadway! (Ages 18+) - Online REGISTER HERE

5:30- 7:00 PM Book Club (But for Plays!) (Grades 11 -Adults of all ages) - Online REGISTER HERE

WEDNESDAYS

3:30-4:30 PM Musical Theatre (Grades 1-3) REGISTER HERE

4:30-5:30 PM Creating a Character (Grades 4-5) REGISTER HERE

5:30-6:30 PM Creating a Character (Grades 6-8)  REGISTER HERE

THURSDAYS

10-10:50 AM Storybook Theatre (Ages 3-5) REGISTER HERE

3:30-4:20 PM Dress Up Drama (Ages 4-Kinder) REGISTER HERE

3:30-4:30 PM Improv & Games (Grades 4-8) REGISTER HERE

4:30-5:30 PM Musical Theatre (Grades 6-8) REGISTER HERE

FRIDAYS

4:00-5:30 PM ASL for Broadway! (Grades 9-12) REGISTER HERE

4:30-6:00 PM Family Improv (All Ages) REGISTER HERE

CLASS INFORMATION

PLAYTime with Pals

PLAYTime with Pals

(Ages 2-3 + Caregiver)

Mondays 9:15-10am

Grab a pal and head to the theatre where you’ll move to music, use your imagination, and act out favorite books like Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site and Little Blue Truck!

Storybook Theatre

Storybook Theatre

(Ages 3-4)

Mondays 1:30- 2:20 PM

Thursday 10:00-10:50 AM

Transform into animals, travel to faraway places, and act out stories onstage.

Dress Up Drama

Dress Up Drama

(Ages 4 - Kinder)

Thursdays 3:30 - 4:20 PM

Play games, create characters, and act out popular stories using simple costumes and props!

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

(Grades 1- 3) (Grades 2- 5) (Grades 6- 8)

(Grades 1–5): Tuesdays 4:30-5:30

(Grades 1-3): Wednesdays 3:30-4:30


Master musical theatre choreography and sing Broadway songs in this active and fun class!

Silly Shenanigans

Silly Shenanigans

(Grades 1- 3)

Tuesdays 3:30- 4:30 PM

In this super silly class, performers will use improvisation, movement, and games to act out Shel Silverstein poems.

Creating a Character

Creating a Character

(Grades 4- 5) (Grades 6- 8)

(Grades 4-8): Wednesdays 4:30-5:30


Expand the range of characters you can play through scenes, storytelling, and narrating books.

Improv Games

Improv Games

(Grades 4- 8)

Thursdays 3:30-4:30 PM

Play games and develop characters that you make up on the spot!

Family Improv

Family Improv

(All ages)

Fridays 4:30- 6:00 PM

Wind down your week with fun for the whole family. This workshop will keep you on your toes and thinking fast--and it is sure to make you laugh.

Field Trip! Theatre in the World

Field Trip! Theatre in the World

(Grades 9-12)

Tuesdays 5:30- 7:00 PM

Join your PVTC family for a deep-dive into thought-provoking and fun scripts, culminating with a field trip to a local professional theatre.

ASL for Broadway

ASL for Broadway

(Ages 18+)

(Grades 9- 12) Fridays 4:00- 5:30 PM - IN PERSON

(Adults) Tuesdays 5:30- 7:00 PM - ONLINE

Learn how to incorporate American Sign Language into Broadway favorites

Book Club (But for Plays!)

Book Club (But for Plays!)

(Grade 11 - Adult)

Tuesdays 5:30- 7:00 PM

Join PVTC community members for this virtual playreading group. We’ll develop the muscle of reading scripts and dive into the worlds of three dynamic plays by women of color.

Laughing Out Loud

Laughing Out Loud

(Ages 18+)

Mondays

6-7pm Sing it Out

7-8pm Dance it Out

8-9pm Laugh it Out


We could all use more laughter in our lives. Join us on Monday evenings to “Sing it Out”, “Dance it Out”, and “Laugh it Out”! Choose one, two, or all three topics. No experience necessary

FAQs

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Refund Policies 

1) TUITION: For our four-week, three-week, and two-week long camps, you have the option of processing your camp tuition in full, or by installments. Final payments are due at the start of the camp session. A first payment of $250 is required at the time of registration. For classes payment is due at the time of registration. Students who have not paid by the first class will not be admitted into the classroom. Tuition can be processed by credit card, check, or cash.

2) REFUNDS: $25 is non-refundable for after school class tuition. There are no refunds after the first day of class. Please see summer camp pages for detailed information about our summer 2021 camp refund policy.

3) LATE REGISTRATION: If you would like to register after the first day of a class, you may do so up until the second class meeting. After the second class meeting, we may not be able add additional students as the script has already been developed, casting has taken place, etc. We do not pro-rate classes that are added late.

4) TRIAL CLASS: We understand that some of our younger artists may be hesitant about trying a theatre class. If you have a young student and wish to test a class, please feel free to call the theatre offie at (650) 530-2428 to make arrangements for a trial class before formally registering online.

​5) SCHOLARSHIPS: PVTC offers a limited amount of need-based scholarships for our after school classes and camps. Families can apply for a scholarship HERE. Questions? Please email ​info@pvtc-ca.org​ for more information.

Refund Policies