Acting Classes

CATCO is Kids

Acting classes for children ages 7-15

2017-2018 winter class schedule now available!

Occurring throughout the year for a wide variety of interests and skill levels at the Columbus Performing Arts Center. See below for full details. Class sizes are limited.

*Acting class reservations can be held for 5 business days however reservations cannot be guaranteed until full payment is received. Payments must be made by the 5th business day of hold or your reservation will be given away. *
All sales are FINAL.

Questions? Call 614-645-7577.

Saturday Morning Musicals

January 20-March 24, 2018

When: Saturdays from 9 am-12 pm*
Where: Columbus Performing Arts Center | 549 Franklin Avenue
*Performances at 2:30 pm on March 24 & 25, 2018

Cost: $250
Ages: 8-13

Students spend 10 Saturday mornings building the skills necessary to become "triple threat" performers while learning and performing in a musical!

Featured for the Winter/Spring course: The jungle is jumpin' with a jazzy beat in Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, this show features a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the movie.

Click here to register online or call 614-719-6764 to register over the phone.

 

Audition Class

March 5-9, 2018

When: Monday-Friday from 6:30-7:30 pm*
Where: Columbus Performing Arts Center | 549 Franklin Avenue
*Auditions from 3:30-6 pm on March 10 & 11, 2018

Cost: $75
Ages: 8-15

Students hone their audition skills and receive individual acting and vocal coaching. By the end of the week, each student will have an audition package that will be evaluated by the Associate Producing Director of CATCO.

Featured for the Winter/Spring course: The Throne of Oz - Few fantasy lands have captured our hearts as has the marvelous land of Oz! Join a young boy named Tip as he adventures with our old friends the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman, as well as some new friends like Jack Pumpkinhead, the Highly Magnified Woggle-Bug, and the amazing Grump.

Click here to register online or call 614-719-6764 to register over the phone.

 


Kids' Film Class

January 13-March 3, 2018

A CATCO is Kids and Broadway2LA partnership

When: Saturdays from 9-11 am*
Where: Columbus Performing Arts Center | 549 Franklin Avenue
*Showcase on Sat., March 3 from 11 am-1 pm

Cost: $300
Ages: 7-12

Instructor Bill Darby will introduce your child to beginning film acting principles, along with auditioning skills for film and television. This course will also improve confidence and self-esteem!

For the first few weeks, participants will work on cold reading/auditioning skills. The last few class dates will be used to shoot and edit film scenes for the Showcase. At the Showcase, a red-carpet event, course participants will premiere their two-person acting scenes to industry professionals on the big screen.

Showcase Lineup:
CAM Talent Agency
Heyman Talent Agency
PCG Talent Agency
Candy Bennett Casting

Click here to register or call 614-572-9005 to register over the phone.

Kids' Demo Reel Class

April 7-May 5, 2018

A CATCO is Kids and Broadway2LA partnership

When: Saturdays from 9-11 am
Where: Columbus Performing Arts Center | 549 Franklin Avenue

Cost: $300
Ages: 9-12

Kids' Demo Reel Class gives students professional footage (60-90 seconds) to use on their demo reel for agents and casting directors.

Students will memorize, rehearse, block and receive direction on their scene during the first four weeks of the course. While in week five, students will shoot their scene on location and experience what it is like to be on a professional film set complete with lights, sound, crew and a two-camera shoot.

Click here to register or call 614-572-9005 to register over the phone.