Education & Programming

Register—HFTA Classes

2021 Fall CLasses



All classes will meet in person and follow Covid-19 guidelines (required masks, social distancing, sanitizing spaces.)


Youth Classes


Petite Players

Ages 4-6 | Cost: $60
Sat.  9:00–10:00 am
Sept. 18- Oct. 23

Students will gain a basic understanding of aspects of theatre through storytelling and drama activities. Students will use their imagination while developing self expression and building confidence.


Junior Players

Ages 7–10 | Cost: $60
Sat.  9:00–10:00 am
Sept. 18- Oct. 23

This course is for the beginning actor. Students will work on foundational acting skills, teamwork, improvisation basics, and communication skills.


Youth Players

Ages 11–14 | Cost: $60
Sat.  10:00–11:00 am
Sept. 18- Oct. 23

This class helps students create strong characters, develop improvisation skills, and understand scene work with a partner.


Teen Players

Ages 13–17 | Cost: $60
Sat.  11:00–12:00 pm
Sept. 18- Oct. 23

This class is for students who are continuing their training or discovering their love for theatre for the first time. The students will explore movement, vocalization, character development, and ensemble building.


Youth Improv

Ages 9–14 | Cost: $60
Sat.  12:00–1:00 pm
Sept. 18- Oct. 23

This class is an introductory improv class where students will learn how to create improv characters and scenes through engaging and fun games/ activities.


Musical Theatre

Ages 7-14 | Cost: $60
Sat.  1:00–2:00 pm
Sept. 18- Oct. 23

For the triple threat in training, this class combines acting, singing, and dancing.


Youth Tap

Ages 8-14 | Cost: $60
Sat.  2:00–3:00 pm
Sept. 18- Oct. 23

This course will explore the basics of tap techniques and coordination of rhythm. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from classic to Broadway to R&B!



Adult Classes

Acting I

Adult | Cost: $60
Thur.  6:15–7:30 pm
Sept. 16- Oct. 21

This beginning acting course is a fun way to launch into the world of acting. Challenge creativity, overcome inhibitions, develop a character, and learn to move onstage with purpose.


Acting II

Adult | Cost: $60
Thur.  7:30- 9:00 pm
Sept. 16- Oct. 21

In this intermediate course, students will have the chance to further their skills from Acting I to build characters, explore script analysis, and delve into improvisation.


Acting III

Adult | Cost: $60
Tues.  7:30- 9:00 pm
Sept. 14- Oct. 19

While continuing to build on the skills from Acting I & II, learn everything from classics to contemporaries in the form of monologues and scenes in this advanced Acting class.


Improv Comedy

Adult | Cost: $60
Tues.  6:15- 7:30 pm
Sept. 14- Oct. 19

Improv comedy builds improvisation skills by offering performance-based games, character development, and group collaboration.


Voiceover for Radio & TV

Adult | Cost: $100
Mon.  6:15- 7:30 pm
Sept. 13- Oct. 18

This class will explore written word, proper breathing, enunciation, characterization and focus in vocal acting. Two of the classes in this session are held off-site at a professional recording studio.



Please contact the Director of Education at hfta@omahaplayhouse.com with any questions.