Join the New NTPA Community Theatre for Adults and Children!

NTPA Community Theatre is fun for the whole family! This theatre troupe provides a new opportunity for amateur actors to enhance their skills through classes and performances.

With family-friendly productions casting both adults and children, the entire family can take the stage together in a fun and relaxed performance environment. Modeled after NTPA’s successful Scrooge the Musical!, these performances are a great opportunity for parents and their children to take the stage together!

NTPA Community Theatre classes include a complete curriculum of adult training classes in acting, improv, dance and other studies for aspiring actors. Classes are taught by the award-winning NTPA artistic team with experienced directors and choreographers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A.

It’s a fun and non-intimidating way for anyone to try out acting!

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Fall Classes

NTPA Community Theatre classes are open to ages 18+.

Fall classes will begin the week of September 20 and will meet once a week for 6 weeks.

Check out our Repertory Guild Memberships for discounts on Community Theatre classes!

Acting I

Location: Willow Bend
Time: Mondays 6:00-7:15 PM
Cost: $200 for 6-week session
Instructor: Jeff Swearingen

Classroom exercises designed to explore and discover the actor’s inner resources, and to develop the personal awareness of the student’s imaginative potential.

Comedy Acting

Location: Willow Bend
Time: Tuesdays 6:00-8:30 PM
Cost: $300 for 6-week session
Instructor: Charlotte Forcht

This course breaks down the craft of writing comedy in various mediums and provides an understanding of the basic history of American comedy from the eras of Vaudeville to digital. In addition to studying the history of comedy, students will also develop their own jokes, stand-up material, sketches and podcasts.

Improv

Location: Willow Bend
Time: Mondays 7:30-9:00 PM
Cost: $200 for 6-week session
Instructor: Jeff Swearingen

This class develops the student’s understanding of the fundamentals of improvisation as both a performance art and a rehearsal technique, expanding the actor’s versatility and enhancing confidence in performance and communication skills.

Hip Hop

Location: NTPA – Dallas
Time: Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 PM
Cost: $200 for 6-week session

Hip Hop is a high energy class combining street dance with funk and jazz commonly seen on TV and in music videos. Hip-Hop teaches, coordination, strength, flexibility, rhythm and endurance. Jazz classes are fun and energetic. They include such elements as kicks, leaps, turns, splits, and isolations.

Musical Theatre Dance

Location: NTPA – Dallas
Time: Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 PM
Cost: $200 for 6-week session

This course involves the study of dance as it pertains to Musical Theatre performance. Along with technique fundamentals, students hone the skills necessary for effective character development, storytelling, and auditioning. The course will cover styles that make up Musical Theatre.

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Locations

Willow Bend Center of the Arts
6121 W Park Blvd, Suite B216
(Chapel Hill Entrance, 2nd floor)
Plano, TX 75093

NTPA – Dallas
12300 Inwood Rd. #112
Dallas, TX 75244