CLASS GUIDELINES REGARDING COVID-19:
- You and your child's safety are our first priority. SYT will continue to implement measures to promote the health and safety of all children participating in a class at SYT.
-CLICK HERE for the full list of measures SYT will be taking to keep our campers and staff safe and healthy.
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:

- Applications will be taken until 12pm on Wednesday, February 2, 2022

- Scholarship applicants will be notified of their scholarships status by February 9, 2022.

-To apply for a scholarship, CLICK HERE.

-Please note that scholarships for each class are subject to class availability, the amount of scholarship funds available, number of scholarship applicants, and information considered on the scholarship application. The only way a spot can be guaranteed is if payment is received.

-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, pay online at www.spartanburgyouththeatre.com/classdeposit. 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. If you have further questions, please contact Adam Sanders at asanders@spartanarts.org. 

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT!

- Register before 5pm on Friday, February 4, 2022 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 Spring Theatre Classes

10-week classes begin the week of Feb 22-26, 2021, and end the week of May 3-7, 2021.

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

Classes will not meet the week of district 7 spring break, April 5-9, 2021.

IMAGINATION & PLAY

K4-K5

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

Pete the Cat *FULL*
Mondays | Grades K4-K5 | 4:00-4:45pm | $90 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 8 maximum
**This class is FULL. Please CLICK HERE to be put on the waitlist.**
Join Pete the Cat this spring as he comes to life in your classroom! Through fun and creative play, you will learn the basics of teamwork and how to perform confidently in front of others, while exploring the wildly popular Pete the Cat books.

Classes will not meet the week of district 7 spring break, April 5-9, 2021.

 

This class will meet weekly on Mondays for 10 weeks starting Monday, February 22, 2021. The final class will be on Monday, May 3, 2021.

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.

Fantasy Lands and Far-off Places *FULL*
Tuesdays | Grades 1st-2nd | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 8 maximum
 
**This class is FULL. Please CLICK HERE to be put on the waitlist.**
It’s time to visit far-off places where imagination and wonder await you! Become a woodland creature, king or queen of your own kingdom, or even the fire-breathing dragon who guards the castle!

Classes will not meet the week of district 7 spring break, April 5-9, 2021.

This class will meet weekly on Tuesdays for 10 weeks starting Tuesday, February 23, 2021. The final class will be on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

 

 

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.

Acting Foundations *FULL*
Thursdays | Grades 3rd-6th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 8 maximum
**This class is FULL. Please CLICK HERE to be put on the waitlist.**
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.

Classes will not meet the week of district 7 spring break, April 5-9, 2021.

This class will meet weekly on Thursdays for 10 weeks starting Thursday, February 25, 2021. The final class will be on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

Musical Theatre: Disney on Broadway *FULL*
Wednesdays | Grades 3rd-6th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 10 maximum
**This class is FULL. Please CLICK HERE to be put on the waitlist.**
Set in the style of a musical revue, students will learn introductory singing and dancing techniques through songs and choreography from the hit Disney Broadway musicals like The Lion King, Aladdin, and Frozen.

Classes will not meet the week of district 7 spring break, April 5-9, 2021.

This class will meet weekly on Wednesdays for 10 weeks starting Wednesday, February 24, 2021. The final class will be on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

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.

Actor's Studio: Act 1 *FULL*
Wednesdays | Grades 6th-9th | 4:30-6:00pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 8 maximum
Recommended for students with previous experience onstage, this class will dive into advanced theatre techniques and vocabulary. Actors interested must submit an application.
 
Pre-requisite: Relevant acting class/camp at SYT or elsewhere, or previous stage experience; submit an application
*This class is currently full. Any applications received will be considered for the waitlist only.**
CLICK HERE to apply for Actor's Studio: Act 1

Classes will not meet the week of district 7 spring break, April 5-9, 2021.

 

This class will meet weekly on Wednesdays for 10 weeks starting Wednesday, February 24, 2021. The final class will be on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Musical Theatre: Broadway Royals
Thursdays | Grades 6th-9th | 4:30-5:45pm | $125 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 maximum | 10 maximum
King George, Catherine Parr…Lord Farquaad? Broadway’s kings and queens, both real and fictional, are reigning supreme this spring! This class will develop vocal technique, an advanced musical theatre dance vocabulary, stage presence, and collaborative skills through songs from musicals that feature your favorite Broadway royalty like Hamilton, Six and more.

Classes will not meet the week of district 7 spring break, April 5-9, 2021.

This class will meet weekly on Thursdays for 10 weeks starting Thursday, February 25, 2021. The final class will be on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

ENROLL HERE!

 

TEEN ADVANCED 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.

Actor's Studio: Act 2
Tuesdays | Grades 9th-12th | 4:30-6:30pm | $185 | 12 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 10 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 pre-screen 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

Classes will not meet the week of district 7 spring break, April 5-9, 2021.

This class will meet weekly on Tuesdays for 12 weeks starting Tuesday, February 23, 2021.

The class will have a performance on a date TBD the week of May 17-21, 2021. Class will still be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 that week as well.

CLASS GUIDELINES REGARDING COVID-19:
- You and your child's safety are our first priority. SYT will continue to implement measures to promote the health and safety of all children participating in a class at SYT.
-CLICK HERE for the full list of measures SYT will be taking to keep our campers and staff safe and healthy.
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:

- The scholarship application deadline has passed.

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT!

- Register before 5pm on Friday, February 4, 2021 and receive $10 off the cost of each class.

- Early registration discounts do not apply for 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.

 

2022 SPRING THEATRE CLASSES
10-week & 12-week classes begin the week of February 21-24, 2022,
and end the week of May 2-5, 2022.

IMAGINATION & PLAY

K4-K5

Our classes for rising K4-K5 explore creative play, music and art, while learning acting and storytelling techniques. Classes at this age are intended to help ignite the imagination and encourage group play. There will not be a play or performance in classes for this age range.

Clifford the Big Red Dog - *FULL*

Wednesdays | Grades K4-K5 | 4:00-4:45pm | $90 | 10 weeks
Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 8 maximum

Instructor: Mary Thalassinos - MEET MARY!
**Clifford the Big Red Dog is FULL. To be put on the waitlist, CLICK HERE.**
 
Join Clifford this spring as he comes to life in your classroom! Through fun and creative play, you will learn the basics of teamwork and how to perform confidently in front of others, while exploring the wildly popular Clifford books & feature film.

This class will meet weekly on Wednesdays for 10 weeks starting Wednesday, February 23, 2022. The final class will be on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

 

Classes will not meet the week of April 4-8, 2022 due to district 7 spring break.

 

 

ACTOR-IN-TRAINING
1st-2nd grade

 

Our 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. Classes at this age range are intended to introduce young children to the concepts of theatre and encourage group play. There will not be a play or performance in classes for this age range.

Lions and Tigers and Bears, OH MY! - *FULL*

Tuesdays | Grades 1st-2nd | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks

Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 8 maximum

Instructor: Mary Thalassinos - MEET MARY!
 
**Lions and Tigers and Bears, OH MY! is FULL. To be put on the waitlist, CLICK HERE.**

Go on a walk on the yellow brick and learn how to be brave like a Lion, smart like a Scarecrow, and kind like a Tin Man! Sing and dance like a munchkin and beat the Wicked Witch of the West on the way to the Emerald City!

 

This class will meet weekly on Tuesdays for 10 weeks starting Tuesday, February 22, 2022. The final class will be on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

 

Classes will not meet the week of April 4-8, 2022 due to district 7 spring break.

 

 

 

TECHNIQUE CLASSES
3rd-6th
grade

Our technique classes for rising 3rd-6th graders introduce theatre techniques for those who are curious about the world of theatre. Classes will have a showcase at the end of the semester of skills learned during class, but students will not be performing a full production.

Musical Theatre: Sing & Sing 2

Tuesdays | Grades 3rd-6th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks

Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 14 maximum

Instructor: Mary Thalassinos & Maddie Tisdel - MEET MARY & MADDIE!


Set in the style of a musical revue, students will learn introductory singing and dancing techniques through songs and choreography from the hit movies Sing and Sing 2.

 

This class will meet weekly on Tuesdays for 10 weeks starting Tuesdays, February 22, 2022. The final class will be on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

 

Classes will not meet the week of April 4-8, 2022 due to district 7 spring break.

ENROLL HERE!
Acting Foundations

Thursdays | Grades 3rd-6th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks

Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 10 maximum

Instructor: TBD

Are you interested in acting but not quite sure where to start? We’ve got you covered! This class will build self-confidence while developing physical, vocal, and creative skills for the stage. 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, February 24, 2022. The final class will be on Thursday, May 5, 2022.

 

Classes will not meet the week of April 4-8, 2022 due to district 7 spring break.

ENROLL HERE!

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDIOS
6th-9th grade

Our middle school studios for 6th-9th graders teach advanced theatre techniques, and provide an in-depth look at the theatrical production process. Classes will have a showcase at the end of the semester of skills learned during class, but students will not be performing a full production.

Musical Theatre: Hamilton & Six

Thursdays | Grades 6th-9th | 4:00-5:15pm | $125 | 10 weeks

Class enrollment: 5 maximum | 14 maximum

Instructors: Mary Thalassinos & Maddie Tisdel - MEET MARY & MADDIE!

Broadway’s royals are reigning supreme this spring! 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 Broadway shows that feature your favorite royals, Hamilton & Six.

This class will meet weekly on Thursdays for 10 weeks starting Thursday, February 24, 2022. The final class will be on Thursday, May 5, 2022.

 

Classes will not meet the week of April 4-8, 2022 due to district 7 spring break.

ENROLL HERE!

Actor's Studio: Act 1

Wednesdays | Grades 6th-9th | 4:00-5:30pm | $125 | 10 weeks

Class enrollment: 5 minimum | 12 maximum

Instructors: Connor Vetter - MEET CONNOR!

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 a pre-screen application HERE.

 

Pre-requisite: Previous stage/class experience & submit a pre-screen application

This class will meet weekly on Wednesdays for 10 weeks starting Wednesday, February 23, 2022. The final class will be on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

 

Classes will not meet the week of April 4-8, 2022 due to district 7 spring break.

APPLY FOR ACTOR'S STUDIO: ACT 1 HERE!

 

 

 

TEEN ADVANCED STUDIOS
10th-12th grade

 

Our advanced teen studios for 10th-12th graders provide advanced theatre techniques and training for young actors interested in pursuing a professional theatre career. Classes will have a showcase at the end of the semester of skills learned during class, but students will not be performing a full production.

Actor's Studio: Act 2 (10th-12th grade) will no longer occur in spring 2022. This class will resume this fall.

2022 SPRING THEATRE CLASSES

 
 
 
 
 
imagination never gets old.