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 below to submit a scholarship application.

- Scholarship applications are due by 12pm on Friday, August 27, 2021. Scholarship applicants will be notified of their scholarships status the week August 30-September 3, 2021.

- If you worry about a class filling up, and would like to secure a spot before scholarship decisions have been made, you may choose to pay a $30 non-refundable deposit to hold a spot in the class. To pay a non-refundable deposit, CLICK HERE. Please still submit a scholarship application.

- If you pay the $30 non-refundable deposit and you do not receive a scholarship, then your spot in the camp is still secure and you can decide if you would like to keep your spot by paying the rest of tuition. If you receive a full scholarship, then the rest of the tuition will be taken care of with the scholarship. If you receive a partial scholarship, the $30 deposit you paid will go toward the rest of your balance due.

 

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT!

- Register before 5pm on Friday, August 27, 2021 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.

 

2021 Fall Theatre Classes

10-week fall classes begin the week of Sept 13-17, 2021 and end the week of Nov 15-19, 2021.

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IMAGINATION & PLAY

K4-K5

Our 10-week classes for rising K4-K5 explore creative play, music and art, while learning acting and storytelling techniques.

 
 
Farm Frenzy
Mondays | Grades K4-K5 | 4:00-4:45pm | $90 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 8 maximum
Instructor: Mary Thalassinos
 
What sound does a llama make? ​How does a chicken walk? Learn the answers to these questions and MORE during your semester on the farm! Don’t forget to wear your best plaid shirts & boots!
This class will meet weekly on Mondays for 10 weeks starting Monday, September 13, 2021. The final class will be on Monday, November 15, 2021.
ENROLL IN 2 STEPS:
  1. Enroll Here
  2. Fill Out Paperwork Here
    1. The paperwork link will also be emailed to you within 48 hours of purchase.

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 or theme.

Emoji Mania!
Tuesdays | Grades 1st-2nd | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 8 maximum
Instructor: TBD
 
Step away from the phone screen and BECOME the screen! Figure out what different emotions look like and how to show an audience how you feel in this wacky emoji filled class!
This class will meet weekly on Tuesdays for 10 weeks starting Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The final class will be on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.
ENROLL IN 2 STEPS:
  1. Enroll Here
  2. Fill Out Paperwork Here
    1. The paperwork link will also be emailed to you within 48 hours of purchase.

 

 

TECHNIQUE & PERFORMANCE
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.

 
Acting Foundations
Wednesdays | Grades 3rd-6th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 10 maximum
Instructor: Mary Thalassinos
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 Wednesdays for 10 weeks starting Wednesday, September 15, 2021. The final class will be on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.
ENROLL IN 2 STEPS:
  1. Enroll Here
  2. Fill Out Paperwork Here
    1. The paperwork link will also be emailed to you within 48 hours of purchase.
Musical Theatre: Descendants vs. ZOMBIES
Tuesdays | Grades 3rd-6th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 12 maximum
Instructor: Mary Thalassinos
Are you feeling rotten to the core? Make it YOUR YEAR, and pick a side; Zombies, or Descendants! Set in the style of a musical revue, students will learn introductory singing and dancing techniques through songs and choreography from the hit Disney Channel movie franchises Descendants & ZOMBIES.
This class will meet weekly on Tuesdays for 10 weeks starting Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The final class will be on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.
ENROLL IN 2 STEPS:
  1. Enroll Here
  2. Fill Out Paperwork Here
    1. The paperwork link will also be emailed to you within 48 hours of purchase.

 

TEEN 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.

 
Actor's Studio: Act 1
Wednesdays | Grades 6th-9th | 4:00-5:30pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 12 maximum
Instructor: Connor Vetter
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. See below for application link.
 
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 15, 2021. The final class will be on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

Musical Theatre: Beetlejuice & Hadestown
Thursdays | Grades 6th-9th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 maximum | 12 maximum
Instructors: Mary Thalassinos & Maddie Tisdel
Make your “way down” to Hadestown…and meet Beetlejuice along the way! 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 from two of Broadway’s most popular musicals from the underworld, Beetlejuice and Hadestown.
This class will meet weekly on Thursdays for 10 weeks starting Thursday, September 16, 2021. The final class will be on Thursday, November 18, 2021.

ENROLL IN 2 STEPS:
  1. Enroll Here
  2. Fill Out Paperwork Here
    1. The paperwork link will also be emailed to you within 48 hours of purchase.

 

 

TEEN ADVANCED STUDIOS
10th-12th grade

Our 10-week teen studios for rising 10th-12th graders provide advanced theatre techniques and training for young actors interested in pursuing a professional theatre career.

Actor's Studio Act 2: Improv Intensive
Mondays | Grades 10th-12th | 4:00-5:30pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 12 maximum
Instructor: Connor Vetter
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. This semester will focus on improv training. While typically students interested must submit an application, a pre-screen application is not needed for this semester.
Pre-requisite: Intermediate level of theatre concepts and vocabulary; previous stage experience
This class will meet weekly on Mondays for 10 weeks starting Monday, September 13, 2021. Class will NOT meet on Monday, October 4, 2021. The final class will be on Monday, November 22, 2021.
ENROLL IN 2 STEPS:
  1. Enroll Here
  2. Fill Out Paperwork Here
    1. The paperwork link will also be emailed to you within 48 hours of purchase.

2021 FALL CLASSES

 
 
 
 
 
imagination never gets old.