Spring 2017 Classes


Costs are listed with the class descriptions, but please note that a non-refundable $15 deposit is required, which will be applied towards your balance. 

If you are registering for more than one class, or registering more than one child in the same family, there will be a discount applied. Please contact Kate for details.  


Erie Playhouse Rehearsal Hall 1158 East 12th Street, Upstairs


Registrations for classes and workshops are taken on a first come, first serve basis based on the time your deposit is received. You will be contacted within five (5) business days, at the email provided, regarding the status of your registration.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have more than one registration, please submit another online registration. For example, if you would like to register more than one person or you would like to register in more than one class or workshop, please complete more than one online registration.

There are currently no classes available for registration.

Please check back later.

Teaching Artists

Ellise Chase 

Beginning, Intermediate, Intermediate/Advanced Acting, Musical Theatre, & Pre-K Creative Movement

Ellise Chase studied musical theater at Point Park's Conservatory of the Performing Arts before transferring to Gannon University to study both public relations and theater.  She has been volunteering at the Erie Playhouse for years, and was most recently seen playing Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire.  

Will Steadman 

Musicianship & Voice

Will has been a voice instructor since 2011, teaching for the Edinboro University Community Music School and as a private studio teacher.  As a soloist and chorus member, Will has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Western New York Chamber Orchestra, the Cheektowaga Vommunity Symphony Orchestra, the Erie Chamber Orchestra, and the Erie Opera Theatre. He has vocal directed Guys and Dolls at McDowell High School, Scrooge for the Erie Playhouse Mainstage, Lion King Jr for the Youtheatre, and will be music director for James and the Giant Peach for the Youtheatre. Will holds a Bachelor's of Arts in Music Education from Edinboro University & a Masters of Music in Choral Conducing from SUNY Fredonia.


Scholarships are available. Please contact Kate for more information regarding full or partial tuition assistance.

More Information

If you have questions, please email Kate Neubert-Lechner