The Lewiston Civic Theatre is planning a series of acting and singing classes for kids in third through ninth grades in the coming month.The Acting Out Youth Company class sessions run Feb. 6 through March 30.
–Acting for kids grades third through fifth is 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
–Acting for kids grades sixth through ninth is 4 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
–Voice for Actors, a singing class for grades sixth through ninth, is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays.
Acting classes will be taught by Todd St. Marie, who studied theater at Whitworth College in Spokane and worked in Hollywood for a time as an extra. St. Marie lives in Lewiston where he works in real estate management. He got involved with the civic theater after his children began participating in productions, he said. He first appeared on stage in last fall’s production of “Oliver.”
The voice class will be taught by Nancy McIntosh, the theater’s executive director, who has a master’s degree in vocal performance and musical theater at the University of Montana.
All classes are at the theater’s business office on the second floor at 102 New Sixth St., in Lewiston. Cost for each class is $125. The cost is $225 for youth in grades sixth through ninth who sign up for both acting and singing classes.
Space is limited and registration is available by emailing the theater at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the box office at (208) 746-3401.
McIntosh said the theater will again offer a summer program for kids starting June 19 that will conclude with performances of “Peter Pan” Aug. 3-5 and 10-12. The summer program will be directed by Mel Syverson.