At The Spartanburg Youth Theatre, you’ll find:

- A staff comprised of some of the finest theatre artists in the region.

- Classes to inspire and engage every student, from the beginner to the advanced.

- A welcoming environment that encourages each student no matter their skill level.

 

Whether you are an aspiring performer or designer or just want to build confidence and make new friends, the Spartanburg Youth Theatre is the place to be! Camps are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please remember to register early, as many of our classes fill up quickly.

Tuition:

- Tuition may be paid in full at the time of registration or you may pay half the cost at the time of registration and the remainder no less than 7 days prior to the first day of camp.

Scholarships:

- Scholarships are available. CLICK HERE or the button to the right to submit a scholarship application.

- Scholarship applications are due by 5pm on Friday, August 30, 2019. Scholarship applicants will be notified of their scholarships status the week of September 2-6, 2019.

 

Early Registration Discount!

- Register before 5pm on Friday, August 30, 2019 and receive $10 off the cost of each class. Early registration discounts do not apply to K4-K5 classes.

- When registering online, the price listed includes the $10 discount.

 
Cancellation:

- If you cancel no later than 7 days before the first day of your camp, tuition less a $30 Class Cancellation Fee will be refunded. If you cancel less than 7 days before the first day of your class, only a refund or credit of 50% of the tuition cost will be issued.

- Once classes have started, no refunds will be given.

 
Enroll:

-Register online below, or call us at (864) 585-8278 for information and to enroll.

 

2019 Fall Theatre Classes

10-week fall classes begin the week of Sept 16-20, and end the week of Nov 18-22, 2019.

Actor's Studio:Act 2 is a 12-week class with a varying class schedule listed in the description below.

IMAGINATION & PLAY

K4-K5

Our 10-week classes for rising K4-K5 explore creative play, music and art, while learning acting and storytelling techniques. The semester culminates in a sharing of activities and stories for family and friends.

Toy Story
Mondays | Grades K4-K5 | 4:00-4:45pm | $90 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 10 maximum
Howdy partner! Join Woody, Buzz Light-year, Jessie, and all of your favorite Toy Story friends as you explore Andy’s room while he’s away!
This class will meet weekly on Mondays for 10 weeks starting Monday, September 16, 2019.
The final class will be on Monday, November 18, 2019.
ENROLL HERE!

 

ACTOR-IN-TRAINING
1st-2nd grade

 

Our 10-week classes for the energetic youngster continue to develop teamwork, self-expression, and imagination, while introducing acting techniques and stage movement skills through a specific fun setting. The semester culminates in a sharing of activities and stories for family and friends.

Jungle Adventure
Tuesdays | Grades 1st-2nd | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 10 maximum
 
It’s time to jump into the safari jeep and go deep into the jungle for a one-of-a-kind excursion. Become a roaring lion, a wacky monkey, or a giant elephant as you create your own jungle adventure!
This class will meet weekly on Tuesdays for 10 weeks starting Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
The final class will be on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.
ENROLL HERE!

 

 

TECHNIQUE CLASSES
3rd-6th
grade

Our 10-week technique classes for rising 3rd-6th graders introduce theatre techniques for those who are curious, and provide intermediate-level performance opportunities for those who are ready for the next step of the theatre process. Each class ends with a final performance for family and friends.

Acting Foundations *FULL*
Thursdays | Grades 3rd-6th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 12 maximum
This class is currently full. To be added to the waitlist, CLICK HERE.
Are you interested in acting but not quite sure where to start? We’ve got you covered! You will leave the class with a strong foundation in stage performance and a newfound sense of self-expression.
This class will meet weekly on Thursdays for 10 weeks starting Thursday, September 19, 2019.
The final class will be on Thursday, November 21, 2019.
ENROLL HERE!
Musical Theatre: Matilda
Wednesdays | Grades 3rd-6th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 16 maximum
Students will learn introductory singing and dancing techniques through songs and choreography from the hit Broadway musical Matilda.
This class will meet weekly on Wednesdays for 10 weeks starting Wednesday, September 18, 2019.
The final class will be on Wednesday, November 20, 2019
ENROLL HERE!

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDIOS
6th-9th grade

Our 10-week middle school studios for 6th-9th graders provide advanced theatre techniques, and an in-depth look at the theatrical production process. Classes will end with a performance for family and friends.

Actor's Studio: Act 1
Wednesdays | Grades 6th-9th | 4:00-5:30pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 12 maximum
Recommended for students with previous experience onstage, this class will dive into advanced theatre techniques and vocabulary, culminating in a performance. Actors interested must submit an application.
 
Pre-requisite: Relevant acting class/camp at SYT or elsewhere, or previous stage experience; submit an application
CLICK HERE to apply for Actor's Studio: Act 1
This class will meet weekly on Wednesdays for 10 weeks starting Wednesday, September 18, 2019.The final class will be on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Musical Theatre: The Best of Broadway
Thursdays | Grades 6th-9th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 maximum | 16 maximum
This class will develop vocal technique, an advanced musical theatre dance vocabulary, stage presence, and collaborative skills while working toward a final class performance of songs and scenes featuring the greatest hits of Broadway from shows like Wicked, Newsies, and more!
This class will meet weekly on Thursdays for 10 weeks starting Thursday, September 19, 2019.
The final class will be on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

ENROLL HERE!

 

TEEN STUDIOS
9th-12th grade

 

Our 12-week teen studios for rising 9th-12th graders provide advanced theatre techniques and training for young actors interested in pursuing a professional theatre career. Classes will end with a performance for family and friends.

Actor's Studio: Act 2 *FULL*
Tuesdays | Grades 9th-12th | 4:00-6:00pm | $185 | 12 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 12 maximum
For students who have had previous experience onstage, Actor’s Studio is an advanced course designed for intermediate to advanced actors looking to hone their craft and prepare for the professional world. Students will explore scenes and monologues from contemporary and classical plays and study techniques from different acting masters throughout history. Actors interested must have an intermediate level of theatre concepts and vocabulary, and must submit a prescreen application.
Pre-requisite: Intermediate level of theatre concepts and vocabulary; submit a pre-screen application
CLICK HERE to apply for Actor's Studio: Act 2
ACTOR'S STUDIO ACT 2 IS FULL. ALL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WILL BE FOR THE WAITLIST ONLY.
This class will meet weekly on Tuesday for 12 weeks starting Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
Class will NOT meet as a group on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.
The class will have a performance on Wednesday, December 11. Class will still be held on Tuesday, December 10 that week as well.

2019 FALL CLASSES

Hamilton Production Camp, Summer 2019

The Rainbow Fish K4-K5 Camp, Summer 2019

 
imagination never gets old.

SYT Office: (864) 585-8278

Box Office: (864) 542-2787

200 E. St. John Street

Spartanburg, SC 29306

The Spartanburg Little Theatre & Youth Theatre are funded in part by The Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg and its donors, the City and County of Spartanburg, and the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.