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All classes at PPAS are appropriate for students with ANY level of experience, beginner to expert. If you have any questions about our classes please email us at email@example.com or give us a call at 717-517-8543.
Masks are required in classes for all K-12 students regardless of vaccination status as per CDC recommendations. Masks are required for adults not vaccinated for Covid-19.
All classes are repeatable as the material changes in each session.
All of our acting classes are improv-based with a differing focus for each session (such as character development, bodywork, monologue, etc). Improv provides a framework for play, and play is where acting magic happens! We can explore other people, other circumstances, and other viewpoints and learn to express truth in imaginary circumstances!
we focus on the heart of the child – PLAY! Kids in this age group need plenty of time and space to move, they need the opportunity to try things themselves, and they use their imaginations constantly! We merge all of that with themed classes designed to get kids thinking creatively in ways that enhance their imaginations, encourage reading and writing skills, and build confidence as young humans!
we take advantage of some of the skills they already have (like reading, writing, conversational, imagination, and social skills), and use those skills to explore imaginary scenarios. Through both scripted work and improv, students will learn to work as a team and to support one another as actors, developing interesting characters and creating unique scenarios to explore.
classes are focused on continuing an actor’s journey, meeting them exactly where they are– whether they’ve been acting since preschool or are just starting out. Using a combination of scripted work and improv, students will dive into character development, understanding text, breaking down inhibitions, building ensemble spirit, and learning tools to bring physical dimension to all of their roles.
using a combination of acting techniques, students have the opportunity character development, understanding text, breaking down inhibitions, building ensemble spirit, and learning tools to bring physical dimension to all of their roles. Whether you have tons of experience or none at all, acting classes are a great way to step outside of yourself and make new discoveries!
There is always more to discover as an actor, and we are here to guide you on your journey!
If you’re new to our studio and aren’t sure where to begin, click the “Just Getting Started” banner below to submit a form! You can also send us an email at info@PopovskyPerformingArts.com, or give us a call at 717-517-8543 and we will be happy to help.
Acting Sample Class
Try out a class before committing!
Character Creation for 4th-6th Grade
Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 PM
Character Creation for 7th-12th Grade
Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00 PM
The Art of the Character for Adults
Wednesdays 7:00 - 8:00 PM