Preteen Actors

Grades 5th thru 7th

The Coterie's Preteen Actors are classes built upon the natural imagination young actors have and introduce the fundamentals of acting, creating a base for future in-depth classes.

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10-Minute Play Project

Ten-Minute plays are rising in popularity and can be found all across the country. They're great ways to showcase both playwrights' and actors' abilities! Using both published ten-minute plays and your own unique work, you will learn elements of performance, story structure, and script writing.

Grades: 5th-7th

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland ParkMidtown

Sessions: Fall

*This class offers an opportunity for consideration in The Coterie's Acting Master Class.

Actor's Studio

Do you love acting, but want to know more about it? This class will teach the basic skills to equip young actors with the tools to create honest, grounded performances. Students will explore and learn about a variety of acting styles and genres, perfect for new and returning students alike. Make new friends and take on a new acting challenge!

​Grades: 5th-7th

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland ParkMidtown

Sessions: Winter

*This class offers an opportunity for consideration in The Coterie's Acting Master Class.

Audition Lab

Audition Lab is a great way to prepare for upcoming auditions! With the help of a professional teaching artist, students will choose audition monologues that match their age, personality, and individual audition needs. Students will prepare a monologue, develop successful strategies for cold readings, and learn how to create a professional resume. The final class includes a special audition with Jeff Church, Coterie Producing Artistic Director, or a member of The Coterie sstaff, for youth roles in the upcoming Coterie season.

​Grades: 5th-7th

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland ParkMidtown

Sessions: Spring

*This class offers an opportunity for consideration in The Coterie's Acting Master Class.