Journey to a Trauma Informed Life



Register for Classes

All Classes are held at Erie Playhouse Rehearsal Hall (1158 E 12th St, Erie, PA 16503).
Advanced registration and payment required for all classes.

For Ages 5 – 7

Saturday Morning Playtime!

Saturdays | 9:30 - 11 | $65
Join our stellar Playtime facilitators for some Saturday morning Playtime fun! Each Saturday will feature a different storybook with its own themed activities to go along with it.

For Ages 8 – 14

Audition 101

Wednesdays | 6:30 - 8 | $80
Learn what it takes to have a stellar audition! In this class we will go over how to find a monologue and song for auditions, how to decide on your 32 bar or 16 bar cut, how to ensure you have proper accompaniment, and how to slate like a professional at your next audition.

Musical Theatre: Voice

Thursdays | 4:30 - 6 | $80
This class will explore different musical theatre singing styles and select group and solo pieces to work on in those styles. Students will also work on improving their range and music reading abilities.

Musical Theatre: Dance

Thursdays | 6:30 - 8 | $80
Each session will go over a different musical theatre dance style and perfect the choreography to an iconic number using that style. Sessions will cover the following styles of dance: Session 1: Jazz; Session 2: Tap; Session 3: Contemporary

For Ages 14 – 18

Improv For Actors

Fridays | 4:30 - 6 | $80
Many of the greatest actors got their start in Improv - Steve Carell, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Steven Colbert, Catherine O’Hara, Bob Odenkirk, the list goes on and on! Take this class to see why improv is a great foundation for any actor to have.

Intro to Playwriting

Fridays | 6:30 - 8 | $80
Do you have dreams of writing the next big Broadway sensation? Or perhaps you just want to know what goes into writing a script? In this class, we will explore the basics any aspiring playwright needs. From plot structure, formatting, and the nuances that make playwriting a different skill set than standard creative writing, this class is the perfect jumping off-point for anyone looking to explore the creative options theatre has to offer off the stage.

For the Whole Family

Saturday Morning Stretch & Mingle

Saturdays | 9:30 - 11 | FREE
The whole family can enjoy a relaxing Saturday morning with the Playhouse! Join in for some yoga-based movement and conversation with your Playhouse community while the kids are in classes. Open to all ages and abilities; this group is for anyone looking for some chill time with your theatre family.

Theatre Career Exploration Days

Saturdays in March | 12 - 2 | FREE
Each Saturday afternoon in March, explore a different career in the theatre! See what is involved in a career in sets, costumes, directing, or administration. Each afternoon workshop will be led by a professional currently working in the field and will include some activities to help you explore what it would be like to work in the theatre.

Sessions and Pricings

Registration for all sessions begins November 1!

All classes are held at Erie Playhouse Rehearsal Hall (1158 E 12th St, Erie, PA 16503).

Advanced registration and payment is required. Classes are priced per seven week session and meet once a week for 1.5 hours each session.

You can sign up for one, all, or any combination of sessions:

  • Session 1: Jan 8 – Feb 23, Registration Deadline Dec 15
  • Session 2: March 4 – April 19, Registration Deadline Feb 9
  • Session 3: April 22 – June 7, Registration Deadline March 29


Limited scholarships may be available based on need; contact for more information.