Elementary Actors

K thru 4th Grade

 

Classes for 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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Coterie acting classes will be in-person. Click here for our in-person safety protocol.

Pete The Cat’s Rocking Adventures

Are you groovy like Pete? Or maybe grouchy like Grumpy Toad? Or cheerful like Callie? 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!  

Grades: K-1st

Locations: MidtownOverland Park  

Sessions: Spring

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Sea Monster Marathon

Float on over and join us for the big sea monster race! Will you run? Or swim? Or bike? Or... wait, is this right? Or eat pasta?! Join us in creating our very own sea monsters like Luca and experience an adventure under the sea. Dive in! Splash around! But make sure you stay away from the water when a human is nearby.  

Grades: 2nd-4th

Locations: MidtownOverland Park  

Sessions: Spring

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Jungle Journey

Through the trees, over the winding river, and past the dark caves is a jungle waiting for you to explore! Create your own characters and work together to write scenes about exploration. Pick up your binoculars, grab your map, and watch out for booby traps, as we tell stories and scenes of our trek through this strange wilderness.  

Grades: 4th-6th

Locations: MidtownOverland Park  

Sessions: Spring

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Mad Scientist Mayhem

Warning! Mad scientists at work! It’s time to begin creating your latest inventions! Will you make a radioactive machine? A slimy potion? Grab your imaginations and become your own mad scientist character, or become one of their helping henchmen, like a minion! Together, with your new friends, we’ll use our genius characters to come up with our own mad stories and scenes.

Incoming Grades: ​K-2nd

Locations: Overland Park, Liberty, Plaza  

Sessions: Summer

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Shapeshifting Stories

Shrink down as small as a bug or grow bigger than a house! What would it be like to be a different size? Would you use a button as a plate? Would you use a cloud as your pillow? Join us as we create characters that are larger than life, or smaller than mouse. Work together with your new friends to create stories all about your changing size.

Incoming Grades: ​K-2nd

Locations: Overland ParkLibertyPlaza, Midtown

Sessions: Summer

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Space Rangers

Hop into your spaceships and grab your space lasers! It’s an intergalactic call to action! Become your favorite space characters or create new ones as we discover new life forms, explore strange planets, and help save the galaxy. Work together with other explorers to create stories that will take us “to infinity and beyond!”

Incoming Grades: ​K-2nd

Locations: Overland ParkLibertyPlazaMidtown

Sessions: Summer

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Escape Room Theatre

It’s time to crack the code, to solve the mystery, and then ESCAPE! Haunted mysteries and high-staked hijinks might just trap you in this thrilling class. Together we’ll come up with our own stories where our characters must solve puzzles and unravel riddles. Create your own character or use one from some of your favorite mysteries as we work together and breakout!

Incoming Grades: ​3rd-5th

Locations: Overland ParkLibertyPlazaMidtown

Sessions: Summer

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Summer Term At Hogwarts

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 Harry and his friends go to classes, play Quidditch, and even battle He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named. Immerse yourself in this exciting world all week and come out a full-fledged wizard.

Incoming Grades: ​3rd-5th

Locations: Overland ParkLibertyPlazaMidtown

Sessions: Summer

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Wonderland

In The Coterie’s brand-new hip-hop musical Alice’s Wonderland, Alice is zapped into her video game world. Now it’s your turn to fall down the rabbit hole as we are pulled from real life and into a virtual reality. Turn into characters from your favorite videogames or come up with your own curious characters. Try not to lose your head as we perform scenes from the show and your own ideas!

Incoming Grades: ​3rd-5th

Locations: Overland ParkMidtown

Sessions: Summer

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