LEARN THE CRAFT.
NURTURE THE ARTIST.

The A.D. Players Theatre Arts Academy provides training for artists of all ages with a primary focus on ages 5-18. All classes take place at our Saint Street Studio, 2613 Saint Street, Houston, Texas 77027.

A.D. Players Theatre Arts Academy (TAA) specializes in nurturing the mind, body and spirit of young artists. Since 1992 we have created a range of offerings beyond our academy classes and productions. TAA offers educational partnerships such as in-school instruction, after school programs and workshops.

As always, teachers and instructor volunteers are welcome to apply.

SCHEDULE YOUR CLASS

View our spring, summer and fall schedule for ages 5–8, 9–11 and 12–18.

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Jan 13 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 20 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 20 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY III: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 20 9:00 am
    Ages 12-18

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Jan 20 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Jan 27 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Jan 27 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY III: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 27 9:00 am
    Ages 12-18

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 27 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 27 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Jan 27 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 3 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 3 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Feb 3 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 10 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 10 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY III: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 10 9:00 am
    Ages 12-18

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 10 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 10 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Feb 10 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 17 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 17 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 17 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY III: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 17 9:00 am
    Ages 12-18

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 17 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Feb 17 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 24 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 24 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Feb 24 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Mar 3 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Mar 3 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Mar 3 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Mar 3 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Mar 3 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Jan 13 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 20 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 20 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY III: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 20 9:00 am
    Ages 12-18

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Jan 20 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Jan 27 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Jan 27 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY III: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 27 9:00 am
    Ages 12-18

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 27 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Jan 27 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Jan 27 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 3 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 3 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Feb 3 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 10 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 10 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY III: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 10 9:00 am
    Ages 12-18

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 10 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 10 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Feb 10 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 17 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 17 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 17 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY III: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 17 9:00 am
    Ages 12-18

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Feb 17 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Feb 17 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 24 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Feb 24 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Feb 24 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMIES II & III: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Mar 3 - All Day
    Ages 9-18

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING DANCE CLASS
    Mar 3 - All Day
    Ages 5-8

    A great combination of dancing and acting combined into one high-energy class, fun for all ages!

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY I: SPRING CLASS
    Mar 3 9:00 am
    Ages 5-8

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theater lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY II: SPRING CLASS
    Mar 3 9:00 am
    Ages 9-11

    "Season of Valor" Twenty-first century students explore the valor of legendary figures dating back to the 5th century, discovering the art of storytelling through live acting. Character development, physicality and vocal inflection combine to create an immersive educational and artistic experience for theatre lovers, ages 5 - 18.

    Class Details

  • ACADEMY ARTS-FOR-ALL
    Mar 3 4:00 pm
    Ages 12-18

    Students engage in self-expression while exploring the story of Robin Hood. Integration of musical theatre elements introduces movement and vocalization theory into the class. Special populations courses for students with learning differences focus on teamwork and interpersonal skills, providing a solid foundation for enrolled teens and adults.

    Class Details

ACADEMY CLASSES

IGNITE IMAGINATION

Academy classes offer students a learning experience that engages their imagination with the artmaking and innovation of theater. Ages 5–18 get hands-on education, developing skills and knowledge across various departments from rehearsal and backstage, to acting and music. The classes provide a fascinating look at the process of producing theatrical performance. Students enrolled in Spring Academy classes are eligible to perform in our Spring Fling Showcase at the Jeannette and L.M. George Theater on March 4.

ACADEMY PRODUCTIONS

FUEL YOUR RISING STAR

Academy Productions create an experience that may last a lifetime. Children eight years and up join with theater professionals across all departments, opening up a world of auditions, rehearsals and a live performance. This intriguing insight into the process of staging a theatrical production may well propel your rising star to new heights.

RESOURCES:

CONTACT:

713.439.0181
theaterartsacademy@adplayers.org

EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

DRAMATICALLY FUN LEARNING

A. D. Players offers a range of educational partnership opportunities with workshops, after school programs and in-school training instruction. We are able to help young people discover and explore their interest in theater arts with productions, workshops, tours and instruction.

Email theaterartsacademy@adplayers.org for information.