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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Groovy Tales With Pete The Cat- VIRTUAL CLASS

When trouble comes his way, does Pete cry? Goodness, no! He keeps walking along and singing his songs. Using the popular book series Pete the Cat, we’ll act out our favorite stories and create new adventures. Are you ready hang with this cool cat?

Grades: K-1st

​​Locations: ​Lee's Summit, Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions: Spring

Artistic Adventures-VIRTUAL CLASS

Incredible pieces of art have been left on the wall for far too long. It’s time to jump in and make up stories about paintings created by artists from around the world. Students will create scenes and characters based on famous artwork and even some of their very own masterpieces! Get your imaginations ready, because it’s time to explore!

Grades: 2nd-4th

​​Locations: ​Lee's Summit, Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions:  Spring

Time Travel Survival Guide-VIRTUAL CLASS

The past, present, and future are always hanging in careful balance. It’s up to you and your team of heroes to keep that balance and maintain order! Students will explore scenes and characters from various decades and eras, bringing to life days gone by and days yet to come. Are you up for the task? 

Grades: ​4th-6th

​​Locations: Midtown, Northland, Overland Park

Sessions: Spring

Under The Sea

Dive down to the bottom of the ocean and swim among all of your favorite creatures in the deep blue sea. Together we will create characters, tell stories, and sing music from under the sea, including the musical Disney’s The Little Mermaid.  Actors will work together to embark on fun under the sea adventures! 

Incoming Grades: ​K-2nd

​​Locations: Plaza, Lee's Summit, LibertyOverland Park 

Sessions: Summer

In And Out Of This World!

Jump into our rocket ship and let’s travel through time to all sorts of amazing destinations. We’ll use our imaginations to travel to see the dinosaurs, the pyramids in ancient Egypt, and even the future! Every class will be a journey to a different location with new adventures in store!

 

Incoming Grades: ​K-2nd

​​Locations: PlazaLee's SummitOverland Park 

Sessions: Summer

This Is Not A Box!

When is a box not a box? When it’s a sailboat or a lion or a robot or anything at all! Let your imagination run wild as you take everyday objects and use them to create a world full of amazing adventures. Join us and transform the ordinary into something extraordinary!

 

Incoming Grades: ​K-2nd

​​Locations:  NorthlandPlazaLee's SummitLibertyOverland Park ,

Sessions: Summer

Inside Jokes

Get ready to make up some wild, zany, and just plain silly characters in this physical comedy class. Focus all that goofy energy you have into creating new scenes and characters as you learn what makes people laugh. Laugh yourself silly with your new friends!

 

Incoming Grades: ​3rd-5th

​​Locations: Lee's Summit, LibertyOverland Park 

Sessions: Summer

Make A Scene

Do you love making up stories? Do you have fun ideas begging to be performed? Then this is the class for you! The teaching artist will work with students to write and rehearse a short play in just five days.

 

Incoming Grades: 3rd-5th

​​Locations:  Northland, PlazaLee's SummitOverland Park 

Sessions: Summer

The Way Of The Force

Come to the outer reaches of the galaxy as we explore exotic locations from the Star Wars universe. Create your own characters to fly starfighters and hone your lightsaber skills, whether you’re a member of the Resistance or part of the First Order. May the Force be with you!

 

Incoming Grades: ​3rd-5th

​​Locations:  NorthlandPlazaLee's SummitLibertyOverland Park ,

Sessions: Summer