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Junior Classes (Grades 3–5)

Sorry there is limited availability. For more information please call our team on 415.749.2228.

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Think back to when you signed up for your very first YC experience. How did you first find out about A.C.T.'s Young Conservatory?

In-person meetings will be held at our 30 Grant Avenue studios in San Francisco. 

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all faculty and students, the YC will adhere to the most updated safety precautions recommended by San Francisco, county, and state guidance in effect at the time of classes. 

WINTER SESSION DATES: 
January 22 - March 19, 2022

Tuesdays

Schedule: January 25–March 15, Tuesdays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 30 Grant Ave

Tuition: $300

Instructor: Kimiya Shokri

Mix up your routine and expand your acting toolbox with our Acting Workshop! This course is designed to give young actors

foundational knowledge of acting principles, improvisation, and text performance. Students of all levels of experience are welcome. Actors will explore:

  • Theatrical skills such as tableaux, gesture, vocal production, and movement
  • Improvisation games
  • Character development through key tools including objective, obstacle, actions, and physicality
  • Scene and monologue performance

Classes will meet once a week for eight weeks. Unless otherwise stated, all classes will be held in-person at our 30 Grant Ave Studios in San Francisco. There will be some assignments and memorization in between classes. This intensive will culminate in a group showing to present projects, monologues, and scenes rehearsed in class.  Have fun with peers while gaining some valuable acting skills!

Schedule: January 25–March 15, Tuesdays from 4:30–6:30 p.m. at 30 Grant Ave 

Tuition: $300

Instructor: Lore Gonzales

Focusing on one of the actor’s most creative and vital tools, this class is designed to let their imagination run wild. Expect lots of physical and imaginative play that help young actors develop a playful spirit and learn how to delight an audience. Students of all levels of experience are welcome. Actors will explore:

  • The fundamentals of improvisation such as spontaneity, remaining present, and the power of positive choice
  • Physical storytelling and character creation
  • Imaginative play and collaboration

Classes will meet once a week for eight weeks. Unless otherwise stated, all classes will be held in-person at our 30 Grant Ave Studios in San Francisco. There will be some assignments and memorization in between classes.  This intensive will culminate in a group showing to present projects, monologues, and scenes rehearsed in class.  Have fun with peers while gaining some valuable acting skills!

Saturdays

Schedule: January 22–March 19*, Saturdays from 10–12:00 p.m. at 30 Grant Ave 
*NO CLASS ON FEBRUARY 5

Tuition: $335

Instructor: Janel Chanté with Robert Allen (accompanist)

Dive into the world of musical theater performance with the Musical Theater Workshop. Students of all levels of experience are welcome. Actors will explore:

  • Fundamentals of singing such as breath control, articulation, and vocal technique
  • Introduction to dance and improving confidence in movement abilities
  • Song and character interpretation and performance

Classes will meet once a week for eight weeks. Unless otherwise stated, all classes will be held in-person at our 30 Grant Ave Studios in San Francisco. There will be some assignments and memorization in between classes. This intensive will culminate in a group showing to present projects, songs, and scenes rehearsed in class. Have fun with peers while gaining some valuable musical theater skills!