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Youth Acting

Youth Acting Classes           BuyNow

September 11-November 10
(No class the week of October 9 and November 20)

Ages 5-7 years

Thursdays, 4:20PM-5:10PM                $90 per session

Creative Drama

            Come play with us as we use our bodies and voices to act out stories from our imagination and favorite books. Lessons will teach various theatre and acting techniques which will be used in bringing the story to the stage.


Ages 8-9 Years         

Wednesdays, 4:30PM-6:00PM           $140

Acting I: Acting Elements

            Through theatre games, learn to use your body, voice and thought to create characters and communicate your ideas to an audience. A great class if you’re just beginning or need to work your theatrical muscles.

Ages 10-12   

Fridays, 4:30PM – 6:00PM                     $140

Acting Fundamentals

This beginning class gives you the tools to create characters for the stage and develop your ability the perform for an audience. 


Ages 13-17           

Thursdays, 5:30PM -7:00PM            $140

Basic Acting for Teens

This basic course teaches techniques for using the body and voice to communicate the characters’ intentions and their stories to the audience.

Mondays, 5:30PM - 7:00PM
This class will demonstrate and practice the fun rules of improv and the creation of narrative scenes . 
 Students will learn how to be present in the moment, how to work with others to create improv scenes and play improv games along the way. 

Instructor: Jerry Bowman

The Instructors

Katie Campassi (Education Assistant) has her B.A. in Theatre, Cum Laude, from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia. She has performed professionally throughout the southeast in theatre and film. Katie has taught a wide variety of ages, from preschool to adult, for the past eight years. She is also a makeup artist, singer, guitar player, and fitness enthusiast. 

Jerry Bowman is an actor, improviser and mime and has performed, improvised and mimed around the U.S. and Canada. Jerry’s background in Improv stems back to working under Rex Knowles and Sherry Landrum whom lead the Theater Department at Chattanooga State. Since then Jerry has studied with Keith Johnstone, the guys at Dad’s Garage Theater in Atlanta and even performed with Wayne Brady in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. Jerry is also in the Chattanooga Theatre Center’s touring show for the very young under the direction of Chuck Tuttle. Mr. Bowman is currently working as a partner with TVA writing and acting in training films. Once in a while you’ll see Jerry in commercials and even at the Tennessee Aquarium in a video as part of the top minnow exhibit.