Elementary Actors

K thru 4th Grade

The Coterie's Elementary Actors explore the actor's toolbox (body, voice, imagination) through structured activities lead by seasoned teaching artists.

Unleash your child's imagination!

 

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Super Sonic Space Travel

3…2…1… Blast off! Encounter aliens and explore new planets when you enroll in The Coterie Theatre Space Academy. Use your acting skills to become aliens and astronauts as we create new stories of heroic space travel. Put on your space suit and get ready to zoom through the solar system with us!

Grades: K-1st

​​Locations: ​Lee's Summit, Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions: Fall

Dragon Party

Congratulations, you’re invited to a dragon party! It could be a costume party or a pool party, but we all know dragons love a taco party. Using books like Dragons Love Tacos, we’ll use our creativity to imagine the world of dragons and discover other things that dragons love. (Hint: it’s not spicy salsa).

Grades: K-1st

​​Locations: ​Lee's Summit, Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions: Winter

Groovy Tales With Pete The Cat

When trouble comes his way, does Pete cry? Goodness, no! He keeps walking along and singing his songs. Using the popular book series Pete the Cat, we’ll act out our favorite stories and create new adventures. Are you ready hang with this cool cat?

Grades: K-1st

​​Locations: ​Lee's Summit, Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions: Spring

Clash Of The Mythologicals

Battling a minotaur or a cyclops is no easy task, unless you’ve trained as a demigod! At Camp Half-Blood we’ll explore Greek mythology inspired by the Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series. Ready your shields to start your training!

Grades: 2nd-4th

​​Locations: ​Lee's Summit, Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions: Fall

Super Heroes Save The Day!

We are in need of more super heroes! Join The Coterie’s super hero training academy where super students will create their own super hero characters and explore their hidden super powers as they work together to save the day!

Grades: 2nd-4th

​​Locations: ​Lee's Summit, Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions: Winter

Artistic Adventures

Incredible pieces of art have been left on the wall for far too long. It’s time to jump in and make up stories about paintings created by artists from around the world. Students will create scenes and characters based on famous artwork and even some of their very own masterpieces! Get your imaginations ready, because it’s time to explore!

Grades: 2nd-4th

​​Locations: ​Lee's Summit, Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions:  Spring

Scenes of Sci-Fi Theatre

Technology has a firm hold on the world, and one day soon it may boil over into a whole new society of man and machine! Actors will explore scenes from books, plays, and other pieces dedicated to the science fiction genre, experiencing dystopias and utopias alike. This class is great for all skill levels, teaching new students the acting basics and returning students new tricks and tools.

Grades: 4th-6th

​​Locations: Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions:  Fall

 

Race to the Hogwarts House Cup

Everyone knows the story of Harry Potter, but what about the students who were just trying to pass their OWLs and make their way through seven eventful years? Students will use scenes from The Coterie’s show Puffs, as well as write their own scenes from other houses. Explore the background characters of the famous series, revisiting the series’ classic storylines from a whole new perspective.

Grades: ​4th-6th

​​Locations: ​Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions: Winter

 

Time Travel Survival Guide

The past, present, and future are always hanging in careful balance. It’s up to you and your team of heroes to keep that balance and maintain order! Students will explore scenes and characters from various decades and eras, bringing to life days gone by and days yet to come. Are you up for the task? 

Grades: ​4th-6th

​​Locations: Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions: Spring