Classes

A World of Pure Imagination

Description: Grab your golden ticket and join us on an unimaginable journey. Explore a garden made completely of candy, get shrunk down to fit inside of a TV screen, or slurp a cup of Fizzy Lifting Drink and float away! Bring your most imaginative ideas while we create colorful scenes and characters together. Come along as we bring these magical ideas to life and visit music from The Coterie’s summer musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Incoming Grades 3-5 Liberty: July 15-19 12:30-3:30 | $170 Midtown: July 8-12 9:00-12:00 | $160 Overland Park: June 24-28 9:00-12:00 | $170 Plaza: June 10-14 8:30-11:30 | $190

Audition Lab

Description: 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 a member of The Coterie staff for youth roles in the upcoming Coterie season. This class offers an opportunity for consideration in The Coterie's Acting Master class. SUMMER Grades 5-7 and Grades 8-12 KCK: June 10-14 12:30-3:30 | $170 (FREE to Wyandotte County residents) Liberty: July 22-26 12:30-3:30 | $170 Midtown: July 8-12 12:30-3:30 | $160 Overland Park: July 15-19 9:00-12:00 | $170

Comedy On Your Feet

Description: This popular Coterie class steps up your comedy game as students explore the wide-open world of improvisation. Students new to improv will learn the framework needed for successful comedy and alumni will sharpen their comedic skills as they learn about comedy, creating character, and dramatic action. Incoming Grades 8-12 Liberty: July 15-19 at 9:00-12:00 | $170 Midtown: July 29-Aug 2 at 12:30-3:30 | $160 Overland Park: July 8-12 at 9:00-12:00 | $170 Plaza: July 22-26 at 12:30-3:30 | $205 (Grades 9-12)

Funny Bones: Intro To Improv

Description: Get your funny started as you begin to learn all about comedy and improv! This fun and fast-paced class introduces young actors to the wide-open world of improvisational comedy. Students will develop skills in spontaneity, listening, creativity, storytelling, and collaboration as they explore their silly side! Incoming Grades 5-7 Liberty: July 15-19 at 9:00-12:00 | $170 Midtown: July 29-Aug 2 at 9:00-12:00 | $160 Overland Park: July 8-12 at 9:00-12:00 | $170 Plaza: July 22-26 at 12:30-3:30 | $205 (Grades 6-8)

Groovy Tales with Pete the Cat

Description: When troubles come his way, does Pete worry? Goodness, no! He just sings his song and keeps going. If you love Pete the Cat stories, you will love getting to create your own character as we read and act out the groovy situations from some of your favorite books. Join Pete the Cat and all his rocking friends in this class for brand new animal adventures! Incoming Grades K-2 Liberty: July 15-19 12:30-3:30 | $170 Midtown: July 22-26 9:00-12:00 | $160 Overland Park: June 24-28 9:00-12:00 | $170 Plaza: July 8-12 12:30-3:30 | $190 (Grades 1st-2nd only)

Imaginary Friend Adventures

Description: Bring your imagination to life! Enter a world full of imaginary friends where anything can happen. Bring an old imaginary friend along or create a new one and together we will go on adventures as everything around us changes in the blink of an eye. Incoming Grades K-2 KCK: June 17-21 9:00-12:00 | $170 (FREE to Wyandotte County residents) Midtown: June 24-28 9:00-12:00 | $160 Overland Park: June 10-14 9:00-12:00 | $170 Plaza: July 15-19 8:30-11:30 | $190 (Grades 1st-2nd only)

Musical Theatre: Triple Threat

Description: If you like acting, singing, and dancing, then musical theatre is for you! In this class, you will perform showstoppers from Broadway like Matilda, Legally Blonde, Hadestown, and more! Students will spend the week exploring character, learning choreography, and singing as an ensemble under the direction of an expert musical theatre actor and an accompanist. Students will perform as a chorus for family and friends during the final class. Incoming Grades 5-10 Liberty: July 22-26 at 9:00-12:00 | $195 Overland Park: June 17-21 at 9:00-12:00 | $195 Plaza: June 24-28 at 12:30-3:30 | $205 (Grades 6-10 only)

Out Loud: Create Your Own Play

Description: Let’s get on our feet and team up to write and perform a brand-new play! This is a unique performance experience where students will get a chance to work with a professional playwright to create a new short play, and a professional director to rehearse the show in time to have a world premiere on Friday night! On the first day, students will be led through playwriting and character creation activities. Then our playwright will take your ideas and turn them into a script that you will rehearse and perform on Friday evening. Bring your creativity and join us for this fun and exciting challenge! All students enrolled will have a speaking role—some large and some small. Incoming Grades 6-12 2 Week Performance Camp KCK: June 17-21 & June 24-28 at 9:00-3:30 | $550 (FREE to Wyandotte County residents) Performs June 28 at 7pm and June 29 at 2pm (both required) 1 Week Performance Camp Liberty: July 29-Aug 2 at 9:00-3:30 | $330 Performs August 2 at 7pm

Percy Jackson & the Mythological

Description: 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! Incoming Grades 3-5 Liberty: July 29-Aug 2 12:30-3:30 | $170 Midtown: July 22-26 12:30-3:30 | $160 Overland Park: July 15-19 9:00-12:00 | $170 Plaza: June 24-28 8:30-11:30 | $190

Robots Rule the World!

Description: Beep boop…whirrrrrr…DING! It’s time to turn on our imagination machines to create hundreds of robots. We can make any kind of robot we want: huge, tiny, scary, friendly, or smart. Together we will make up our own robot stories and become our own robot characters. Incoming Grades K-2 Liberty: July 29-Aug 2 9:00-12:00 | $170 Overland Park: June 17-21 9:00-12:00 | $170 Plaza: June 10-14 12:30-3:30 | $190 (Grades 1st-2nd only)

Spamalot

Description: This hilarious Broadway smash, based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, retells the ancient tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Roundtable with an absurd and hilarious take. Their journey will bring them face-to-face with all sorts of interesting characters that will be a fun challenge for all actors. Students registered for this camp must be able to attend performances July 19 and 20. All students enrolled will have a speaking role—some large and some small. All students will also sing in the chorus and some will have solos. Auditions will be held the first day and the casting will be determined then. Incoming Grades 6-12 2 Week Performance Camp Plaza: July 8-12 & July 15-19 at 8:30-3:30 | $650 Performs July 19 at 7pm and July 20 at 2pm (both required)

Summer Term at Hogwarts

Description: Join all of your favorite characters from the Harry Potter series as you enter into a magical world filled with wizards, dragons, trolls, and elves. Act out scenes as Hogwarts students, go to classes, play Quidditch, and even battle evil wizards! Immerse yourself in this exciting world all week and come out a full-fledged wizard. Incoming Grades 3-5 KCK: June 17-21 12:30-3:30 | $170 (FREE to Wyandotte County residents) Liberty: July 22-26 9:00-12:00 | $170 Midtown: June 24-28 12:30-3:30 | $160 Overland Park: June 10-14 9:00-12:00 | $170 Plaza: July 15-19 12:30-3:30 | $190