Teen Actors

Grades 8th thru 12th

The Coterie's Teenage Actors classes allow young actors to continue their growth and exploration as actors by taking more in-depth classes that introduce them to the various techniques of acting. 

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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: 8th-12th

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland ParkMidtown

Sessions: Fall

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

Comedy Improv Skills

This fun (and hilarious) Coterie class steps up your comedy game as students explore the wide-open world of improv! Scenes are all created on the spot, making each class a new experience. Students new to improv will learn the framework needed for successful comedy and returning students will sharpen their comedic skills as they work together to learn about timing,  physical reactions, creating character, and dramatic action.

Grades: 8th-12th

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland ParkMidtown

Sessions: Winter

*This class offers an opportunity for consideration in The Coterie's Comedy 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: 8th-12th

​Locations: Lee's SummitNorthlandOverland ParkMidtown

Sessions: Spring

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