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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Beyond Incredible

Calling all Supers! We need your incredible powers to save the world, yet again. Create your own superhero with unique powers, costumes, and gadgets. Then you can join the Incredibles to go on adventures, protect the peace, and unite to save the world and all of human kind!

Grades: K-1st 

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland Park, Midtown

Sessions: Fall

 

Magic Tree House

Climb up to the Magic Tree House with Annie and Jack as we travel through space and time. Using the popular series of books, students will explore a new location and meet new characters every week.

Grades: 2nd-4th

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland Park, Midtown

Sessions: Fall

 

Haunted Theatre

 

What’s that noise? Who’s behind that door? The horror genre is a challenge for even the most seasoned actors. It brings many great opportunities for you to create bold and exciting characters and find the right timing to inspire fear and dread in your audience. This class will utilize scripts from plays or movies and have students create their own scary scenes.

Grades: 4th-6th

​Locations: NorthlandOverland Park, Midtown

Sessions: Fall

 

Colorful Characters

 

Paint the world all your favorite colors! Are you more like Pinkalicious, eating up all the pink cupcakes? Or like Harold, creating new worlds with your purple crayon? We’ll explore characters from colorful books such as Rainbow Fish, A Bad Case of Stripes, and The Day the Crayons Quit and act out stories inspired by them.

Grades: ​K-1st

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland Park, Midtown

Sessions: Winter

 

Don't Change That Channel!

 

Hop inside the TV and create your own original sitcoms, commercials, game shows, and news casts. Each class will come up with its own television channel and direct all the programming, no matter how crazy it may be! A sampling of their shows will be shared live with family and friends during the final class!

Grades: 2nd-4th

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland Park, Midtown

Sessions: Winter

 

Secret Identities And Cryptic Mysteries

 

Put on your disguises and prepare for a mysterious adventure. Students will transform into spies and work together to search for clues to complete a mission. We will explore characters that have something to hide and create mysteries along the way. It’s sure to be a fun challenge for all actors!

Grades: 4th-6th

​Locations: NorthlandOverland Park, Midtown

Sessions: Winter

 

Imaginative Inventors

 

Calling all inventors! The world is in need of new inventions! Students will work both together and separately to create, build, and imagine the world’s next revolutionary inventions and act out scenes showing what happens when you use your inventions. Bring your imagination and see what we can make.

Grades: K-1st 

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland Park, Midtown

Sessions: ​Spring

 

Legends And Mythmakers

Travel with us around the globe to experience the folk legends of different cultures including Native American, African, Asian, and Scandinavian folktales. Bring the stories to life with your imagination and fellow classmates. Immerse yourself in the tales and become bears, trolls, and an array of different animals.

Grades: 2nd-4th

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland Park, Midtown

Sessions: ​Spring

 

Rock 'N' Roll Roadshow

 

What happens when the world’s biggest rock stars tour the country? You and your classmates become a band in your very own rock ‘n’ roll roadshow, but the real drama happens backstage! Act out scenes about what could happen to the band during the ultimate road trip. This class challenges students to sustain characters and develop back-story that informs your performance.

Grades: 4th-6th

​Locations: NorthlandOverland Park, Midtown

Sessions: ​Spring