Drama Classes - 2022-2023 Season
Drama classes will begin the week of August 8, 2022. The classes will conclude after their productions in the spring. Registration deadline is August 1. We encourage early registration as classes may fill up. Students will learn audition techniques, improvisation, choreography, ensemble singing, and stage movement. See the calendar page for exact dates and times.
"Acting Up" Senior Company (grades 9-12)
A class for students in grades 9-12. The class meets Monday nights from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and will add Thursday night 6:30pm-8:30pm during the Winter/Spring semester.
The class will end their season with a musical presentation of Into the Woods, Jr.
"Acting Up" Junior Company (grades 6-8)
A drama class for students grades 4-6. The class meets Monday from 7:00-8:30 p.m. and will end their season with a musical presentation of Junie B. Jones, Jr.. They may also have the option to participate in the Senior Company production, providing a full ensemble number for the their production.
"Acting Up" Kids Company (grades 3-5)
A drama class for students grades 3-5. The class meets Thursday from 5:00-6:30 p.m. and will end their season with a musical presentation of Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Kids. They may also have the option to participate in the Senior Company production, providing a full ensemble number for the their production.
"Broadway Babies" Drama Class (grades K-2)
A drama class for students grades K-2. The class meets Monday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. and will end their season with a recital.
Junior Theatre Festival Competition Troupe - January 13-15, 2023
An audition only group. This group travels to the Cobb Galleria in January for adjudication and theatre workshops. The FRC Conservatory of Music & Fine Arts Acting Up Troupe will present Junie B. Jones, Jr. $300 tuition for the JTF competition is due by July 30. Additional fees will apply for hotel and food for the weekend and are due by November 1. This class will meet Thursday nights from 6:30-8:30pm and extra Saturday rehearsals will be required. Junior Theatre Festival Competition Troupe - January 13-15, 2023
FRC Adult Drama
Adult drama class is a free class for adults of all ages. The class is not currently meeting but we hope to meet again soon!. Watch the web-site and church newsletter for more details and opportunities.
Tickets and Additional Information
For additional Drama dates and ticket information for all the Drama productions, visit the Calendar page.
Classes will begin the week of August 8, 2022
The Drama classes rehearse for 6 to 7 months - August to March and will conclude with a performance in the spring.
||Full Payment||Half Payments (Two Payments with the 2nd payment due by Dec. 1)|
“Acting Up” Senior, Junior & Kids Company classes
||$500 full payment
||$275 for a total of $550
“Broadway Babies” class
||$400 full payment
||$225 for a total of $450
|Junior Theatre Festival
||$300 full payment
Summer of 2023 - 11th Annual “Acting Up” Drama Camp
$150 (registration opens April 1, 2023)
In the Redeemer Kids Building. Date - June 5 - 9
9:00am-12:00 noon - rising 1st grade through rising 5th grade
Performances in the Redeemer Kids Worship Center: Friday night (all students will perform in both productions)
Admission is free.
Family and Friends will select one performance to attend. The performance selection will be based on the order that students registered for camp.
Proceeds go toward Children's Cancer Research in memory of "Smiley for Kylee." For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 678.513.9435. Register at the Redeemer Kids/Conservatory desk.
“Acting Up” Movement & Acting Class
$200 (registration opens March 1, 2023)
A class where students learn dance moves including tap, jazz and ballet. The class is designed to compliment the "Acting Up" Drama Classes. Grades 6 through 12.The class will meet mid-April through July. Watch the web-site and church newsletter for more details and opportunities.
KATY COOK began teaching the Acting Up Drama Troupe in 2013. Katy graduated from the University of North Georgia in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education. She has over 25 years of experience teaching and directing both children and adults in church and community theatre. She is also a gifted costume designer and enjoys the creative process. She especially has a passion for teaching children, and instilling in them more than just head knowledge, but reaching their hearts with a message of who they are in Christ, how they are fearfully and wonderfully made with unique gifts and talents, and that they CAN do hard things. She believes that being part of a drama production family can and should be a positive, life-changing process for children and adults, and strives to give every person under her ministry that experience. Every Sunday for the past 12 years, you could find Katy following her passion and her love for children- teaching Bible in the First Redeemer Kids Worship Service. It has been the joy of her heart to serve your children.
KATHERINE COOK is a junior at the University of North Georgia. She is majoring in communication with a concentration in public relations and a minor in theatre. She has been part of the “Acting Up” Drama Ministry for over eight years and is honored to be a part of the creative team staff.
KENNADY MAYS is an Acting Up Alumni, as she has been part of the program since 2014. She has been an intern under Kim Norton for several years, and is thrilled to step into the role of Lead Choreographer. She is an active student at Lanier Technical College, and is currently on an interdisciplinary studies track. In 2022 as her first year as Lead Choreographer, the Acting Up Junior Theatre Festival competition troupe took home an award in excellence in ensemble! She is excited to be on staff and help students explore and expand their talents through the conservatory.