Performing Arts

Adult Acting


Ages: 18+
This class is designed for adults who are interested in acting. Whether you want to work on your confidence in front of a crowd, or you want to brush upon your acting skills to audition for a show, or you are just looking for something fun to do this is the class for you. Adult Acting will focus on public speaking skills, character building, and improvisation in a fun and non-judgmental environment.
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $190 R/$209 NR 
8505 M, Sept. 12 – Nov. 28, 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. 
 

Because Life is Improvised – Adult Improv


Ages: 18+ 
Improv comedy is a fun and life changing performance art form that will help you grow in self-confidence as you discover your inner funny and learn that you can handle anything life throws at you, after all, life is improvised! This class will use the same techniques used by The Second City and iO (Formerly Improv Olympic) taught by a graduate of The Second City Conservatory.  All experience levels are welcome! Participants will have the opportunity to perform for Parker Arts Comedy and Cocktails!
Instructor: Grant Garrison
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $25 
8638 Sa, Feb. 4, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
8639 Sa, Mar. 4, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
8640 Sa, Apr. 1, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 

Intro to Theater for Seniors


Drama in Progress is proud to present The Parker Players, the premiere theatre group for adults over 50!
Learn how participating in the performing arts can enrich your life, mentally, physically and socially. In this workshop, we will explore the many different ways senior citizens can participate in live theatre. Activities include Reader's Theatre, Pantomime, Improv and more. Join us and learn something new or revisit past experiences onstage.
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 
9587 Th, May 4 
9588 Th, May 11 
9589 Th, June 15 
9590 Th, July 6 
 

Musical Theater Dance


Age: 15+
Learn different styles of Broadway dance and choreography as well as improving your dance technique. Proper warm up, body placement and some good conditioning will get you where you need to be. Whether you are getting ready for your next audition, show or just want to have something fun to do, this class is for you. All levels welcome.
Instructor: Liane Adamo
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $75 R/$82 NR 
Sundays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
8060 Su, Nov. 13 - Dec. 18 
8061 Feb. 5 - Mar. 12
8062 Apr. 2 - May 14 (no class 4/16)