Children ages 5-16 will enjoy 8 weeks of theatrical training from professional theater instructors. Classes include “Imagination Nation” for children ages 5-7 and “One Act Wonders” for children ages 8-16.
The Illusion Factory Theater School Winter Classes
Saturdays February 3rd through March 24th
**Early Bird Special** Register by January 15th for only $60 and receive $15 off your tuition. (Call 330-376-5700 for details)
Imagination Nation (Ages 5-7) 10-11 a.m.
Taught by Katie Wells
A fun theater experience that blends beginning theater performance principals, theater games, Mask making, and most importantly imagination!
One Act Wonders (Ages 8 and up) 11 a.m.-Noon
Taught by Matthew J Wilks
In this theater workshop students will learn basic acting techniques, set design, prop design, and basic theater terminology while they rehearse a version of a popular one act fairy tale culminating with a performance for friends and family on the last day of class.This highly interactive and engaging class is perfect for the beginning performer or the more advanced student looking to brush up on their skills.
Katie Wells is thrilled to be back with The Illusion Factory after several years.
After attending Cleveland State University she has been performing professionally throughout Ohio and New York. She is also an award winning costume designer.
Matthew J. Wilks is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City who divides his career between theater and film. Stage highlights include: “Toga Party Terror” at Hilarities Comedy Club in Cleveland. “Gods Favorite” for which he was awarded a Merit in Acting Award from the Ohio Community Theatre Association, and 7 seasons with The Illusion Factory, a professional children’s theater touring company. Film highlights include: Technically Marvin (Cleveland Film Festival), Draft Day, Cleveland Abduction, and the Netflix film Little Evil. In addition to performing he is also a Director and Acting Teacher at several theaters throughout Northeast Ohio.