Our Mission
We produce theatre and theatre education in Tucson that entertains, educates, and enlightens children, adults, and families.

Live Theatre Workshop
3322 E Fort Lowell Rd
Tucson, AZ 85716
Reservations: (520) 327-4242
livetheatreworkshop@gmail.com

LTW's Education Program

Please see an update from Director of Children's Programming Amanda Gremel regarding changes to summer classes and camps as a result of COVID-19

We challenge each of our students individually and as an ensemble. There are many skill sets to be learned as an actor and we have created classes that help your children and teens advance to each new level. To achieve this goal, it's important to have each student in the proper grade level to learn and be challenged most effectively. Below you will find our registration listings. Please look closely at the grade levels in the listings below to determine the best fit for your c hild.

Questions: Contact our Director of Children’s Programming Amanda Gremel or Assistant Director of Children’s Programming Stephen Frankenfield.

 


LTW's June Online Summer Classes

LTW has a generous donor who has paid for all students $25 deposits for their online classes!

We have worked very hard to adjust all of our games, activites, and exercises to be taught and learned online. While we can’t be in the same room with all our students, we can still achieve our goals for each class. We are very excited to help you explore new forms of theatre.

All classes are held via Zoom

Select the Register button below next to the class you want. Note that we are offering June online classes for registration at this time. Please be sure of your selection before you register!

Tweens and Junior Players: The show must go on…line!

Ages: 6th - 12th grade Tuition: $200  $175

As we move forward and explore our theatre world online, more and more publishing houses are offering online shows to be performed. In this first-of-its kind musical, each actor will receive a 1-2 minute scene/song to rehearse, video record, and upload. When all the videos are played in order, they tell the hilarious story of a group of passionate students desperate to keep their annual musical alive…online! This show will be presented as theatre for young audiences and we will have a YouTube premiere watch party inviting all families of our LTW community to see!

Register Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM • June 1 - July 1

 

The Film Makers

Ages: 6th - 12th grade Tuition: $200  $175

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to shoot a film while you’re quarantined at home? Who hasn’t? Well, all you need is an idea and a cell phone; we’ll help you out with the rest. Join us for this class, where you’ll learn the basics of putting a short film together: Creating an outline/script, storyboarding, shooting on your cell phone, and working with your instructors to edit your film together. At the end of this class, we will host a YouTube premier party and your short film will be ready to show the world!

Class requirements: Students need to have a functioning phone or camera with which they can send and upload MP4 or .MOV files.

FULL Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM • June 2 - July 2

 

Storytelling and Play

Ages: Kindergarten - 2nd grade Tuition: $130  $105

Throughout this very interactive online class, your student will be introduced to the art of storytelling. Each week, we will focus on ways to create characters and voices as we act out classic fairy tales. Learning through games and activities your student will grow in confidence and collaboration as they make their favorite stories come alive. This is a non-performance based class. The whole family will be invited to join us on the last day to see your student’s growth.

Register Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00 AM • June 2 - 30

 

Puppets In The Making

Ages: 6th - 12th grade Tuition: $145  $120

What do you do when you're stuck at home with nothing to do? Why not make puppets and bring them to life. During this online class, students will learn how to make everyday household items into puppets, put together short scenes, and learn how to operate their new puppets. By the end of our time together students will know how to use their own emotions and physical movement to bring their creations to life.

Register Wednesdays, 2:00 -4:00 PM • June 3 - July 1

 

Exploring Acting Techniques

Ages: 3rd - 5th grade Tuition: $130  $105

Throughout our time together, your student will explore collaboration, character relationships, vocal, physical, and character development techniques to help them establish basic acting skills in the comfort of your own home. Each week, we will focus on a new technique through the use of games, activities, and exercises. Students will use these new techniques to develop short scene work performances. All lessons will culminate in a final online showcase.

FULL Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:00 AM • June 4 - July 2

 

Character Creation

Ages: 4th - 8th grade Tuition: $145  $120

What are objectives, beats, and intentions? How do I really become a character on stage? If you are a young actor who is ready to find the answers to these questions, then this is the class for you. We will be diving deep into character development by taking some basic acting skills and expanding on them. Using games and activities to achieve our goal, students will work on short scenes that will be showcased in an online performance at the end of our time together.

Register Fridays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM • June 5 - July 3

 

This class is SKETCHY!

Ages: 6th - 12th grade Tuition: $145  $120

Humor, creative thinking, comedic timing, this class has it all. In this new comedy sketch online class, we will take the art of “thinking on your feet” and transform it into original short skits. This class will develop scenes similar to those seen on shows like “ALL THAT”, THE WHO”S WHAT SHOW?”, “SO RANDOM”, “SONNY WITH A CHANCE”, and even “SNL”. At the end of our 5 week class, we will have a YouTube premier party so make sure to invite the whole family.

Register Fridays, 1:00 - 3:00 PM • June 5 - July 3

 

 Summer Camps 2020

 

Online registration is currently not available. At this time, we are asking everyone to call or email about summer camp registration. For everyone's safety, camp enrollment is limited and we want to be sure we strictly adhere to those numbers. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we navigate all of these changes. Our number one priority is the safety of our students and staff. We are here to help. Please call (520) 327-4242 or email with questions and concerns.

Thank you,

Amanda Gremel

 

Live Theatre Workshop's summer camps are a one to two week music, theatre, dancing, and technical theatre experience. Every day, students will work with a choreographer on two to three dance numbers, a vocal coach on musical theatre style singing, and with professional teaching artists who will lead them through the process of producing a play. All students will be assigned a role and will learn acting technique and theatre skills through the process of rehearsing their character for a final performance of their play and musical numbers. Camps are arranged by age and grade level--all skill levels are welcome. All of our instructors are trained to introduce and teach in a way that makes the entire experience fun and educational in a safe and low-pressure environment. While students will be very busy learning lines, acting, singing, dancing, building sets, and producing their play, there is plenty of time for acting improvisation and theatre games. Our goal here at LTW is to focus on the process of the putting together a production. We feel all students should understand what it takes to put on a show from start to finish with a focus on teamwork, personal responsibility, friendships, and thinking outside of the box.

For more information on summer camps or camp availability please email Amanda Gremel at amanda.g@livetheatreworkshop.org or call 520-327-4242.

Note: Summer Camps will be held at our new location at 3322 E. Fort Lowell Rd.

Mini Players Camp Grades 2-5 8 AM - 4 PM July 6 - 10 $285 FULL
Junior Players Camp Grades 9-12 8 AM - 4 PM July 6 - 17 $550 FULL
All Ages Camp 4 Grades 3-12 8 AM - 4 PM July 13 - 17 $285 Call for info
All Ages Camp 5 Grades 3-12 8 AM - 4 PM July 20 - 24 $285 FULL
Tween Players Camp Grades 6-8 8 AM - 4 PM July 20 - 31 $550 FULL
All Ages Camp 1 Grades 3-12 8 AM - 4 PM July 27 - 31 $285 Call for info
All Ages Camp 2 Grades 3-12 8 AM - 4 PM Aug 1 - 5 $285 Call for info
All Ages Camp 3 Grades 3-12 8 AM - 4 PM Aug 1 - 5 $285 Call for info

Note: The age groups indicated for each camp refer to the grade the student will be entering in the fall.

 

Please contact us to find what class is best suited for your child. Space is limited, please call for availability.


About Us

The Live Theatre Workshop’s OnStage! Education Department was developed and continues to develop as a center for teaching the theatre arts in a friendly and creative setting. Weekly classes and summer and winter drama day camps are taught by trained, experienced teachers, actors, and directors from the Tucson community. The program ranges from introducing theatre through the process of producing a script all the way to advanced technical and acting roles, as well as internships. The OnStage! Education program is a great place to begin and develop as a theatre artist.

Questions: Contact our Director of Children’s Programming Amanda Gremel or Assistant Director of Children’s Programming Stephen Frankenfield.

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