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Performing Arts School

Education & Youth Programs

Coming soon!
Summer Footlights Fun Camp 2019

Session I: Monday, July 22nd – Friday, July 26th

Session II: Monday, July 29th – Friday, August 2nd

Session III: Monday, August 12th – Friday, August 16th

Muskegon Civic Theatre School

Looking for a creative outlet?

MCT’s Fall Theatre School is held on Saturdays between 9 AM and 2 PM at the Hilt Building in Historic Downtown Muskegon!

Registration Guidelines

  • Students must pre-register for classes.
  • Payment deadline for the first term is October 8, 2018.
  • A late fee of $10 will be added to any registration received after the payment deadline.
  • Class size is limited and classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • We reserve the right to combine or cancel any class not filled to minimum enrollment requirements.
  • Each class is important for all students, and missed classes cannot be made up.
  • No financial credit will be given for missed classes.
  • Visitors are not permitted in the classroom so that each student will be more comfortable making creative choices.
  • Each term will conclude with an Observation Day for parents to sit in on their children’s classes.

Your theatre education begins with our three-semester foundational classes!

Complete this core rotation and be able to participate in elective classes!

October 13 - November 17, 2018

  • Acting 1 – Part One
    • 2nd–3rd Grades    12pm-1pm
  • Acting 2 – Part One
    • 4th–5th Grades    11am-12pm
  • Acting 3 – Part One
    • 6th–8th Grades    9am–10am
  • Acting 4 – Part One
    • 9th–12th Grades    10am–11am

January 5 - February 9, 2019

  • Acting 1 – Part Two
    • 2nd–3rd Grades    12pm-1pm
  • Acting 2 – Part Two
    • 4th–5th Grades  11am-12pm
  • Acting 3 – Part Two
    • 6th–8th Grades    9am–10am
  • Acting 4 – Part Two
    • 9th–12th Grades    10am–11am

February 23 - March 30, 2019

  • Acting 1 – Part Three
    • 2nd–3rd Grades    12pm-1pm
  • Acting 2 – Part Three
    • 4th–5th Grades    11am-12pm
  • Acting 3 – Part Three
    • 6th–8th Grades    9am–10am
  • Acting 4 – Part Three
    • 9th–12th Grades    10am–11am

Theatre School Registration

2018-2019 Season. Classes are divided into tuition amounts: $75 and $100.  Fall Theatre School is held on Saturdays between 9 AM and 2 PM at the Hilt Building in Downtown Muskegon: 427 W. Western Ave Muskegon, MI 49440. Classes are for students ages 1-18.

Adventurous Elective Opportunities


Page to Stage

Make the story come to life in this exciting low pressure class! Each week features a new story, imaginatively presented through acting, music, movement, and art!
Kindergarten and 1st Grade 10–11am


Broadway Sprouts

Musical theatre has never been more fun! Learn how to combine singing, movement, and acting and become a triple threat! This class performs two small musicals per school year and is designed for the performer who is ready to shine!
2nd and 3rd Grades 10am–11am


Performance Lab

Both beginning and returning students discover exciting ways to bring characters to life on stage! Students build on established skills and develop more advanced acting techniques. This class culminates in a holiday play in December and another in the spring!
6th–12th Grades 12–1pm


Out of the Box

Step into the fantastic world of make believe as we see what the magic box has in store! As they explore life as knights or as a family of squirrels, students will develop skills in listening, speaking, cooperation, and imagination!
Kindergarten and 1st Grade 9–10am


Broadway Jr.

Continue developing your performance skills in this intermediate level musical theatre class! Build on what you know and take your talent to the next level! This class performs two musicals—one holiday musical and one spring musical. There are extra rehearsals beyond the six-week semester for this class.
4th and 5th Grades (or those who have completed Broadway Sprouts) 10am–11am

New Elective Classes For 2018-2019


On Camera Acting

This course is designed for students who are new to being on-camera or those who want to further develop their audition skills and confidence. Students will learn and practice the difference between on stage acting and on camera acting.

6th-12th Grades

Performance Lab: Musical Theatre

Dive in to the magical world of musical theatre in this new class! Students will add to their basic dance, acting, and vocal skills while exploring more advanced techniques. This class will culminate in an informal, in-class presentation of a musical theatre performance.

6th–12th Grades

Drama Tots

Do you have a toddler that has outgrown “baby” activities but is not quite ready for “big kid” classes? Are you looking for new, age-appropriate ways to play and grow? Children need to explore their creative side early on—and we give them the space to do it! This class is designed to give parents and caregivers a chance to spend meaningful time with their children while bonding and learning together.

1–3 years old