Teen Theater Club provides teens (ages 13-18) the opportunity to work on theater techniques and skills in a relaxed, fun-based setting. Our clubs feature a range of topics covering acting technique, technical theater skills, storytelling experiences, games, and more. It’s the perfect place to learn something new and make some friends in the process!
No previous theater experience necessary!
Beginning June 8, join us on Thursday evenings for a weekly dose of theater magic!
- Meeting on Thursdays :
6:30-9:00pm, with social time 6:30-7:00pm
Jun 8, 15, 22, 29; Jul 13, 20, 27; Aug 3, 10
(Note: no clubs during Jul 4 week)
- Location: 1609 Golden Aspen Dr #105 in Ames
- Theater Clubs are $15/session at the door.
- All club participants must have a completed 2023-2024 Participant Authorization Form on file in order to participate.
Our current authorization form runs from June 2023 to May 2024. If you are participating in an upcoming program at STC and have not yet filled out an authorization form within this timeframe, you can complete the form online here. All students participating in an event at STC must have this authorization form complete prior to the first session.
*Beginning in June, club prices will be $15/meeting.
You can purchase a summer club pass for $100 to attend all 9 meetings, and save $35.
Instructors: Morgan Reetz and Josiah Teske
Jun 8 – Did Someone Say Game Night?
Every actor loves a good theater game or warm-up, and they’re a great opportunity to practice and experiment as an actor while strengthening our ingenuity, teamwork, and imaginations! Join us for our Summer kickoff as we play all of our favorite exercises and games and learn some new ones along the way!
Jun 15 – Mission Improv(ible)
This week in teen club, we will discover what “Yes and …” can mean for you. Having the ability to react without thinking in the best of ways will help you more than just in theater.
Jun 22 – Happy Little Stage: Set Painting
Discover the joy of set painting! This week we will learn how to use a flat surface to make you go “Wowza! Is this in 3D?”
Jun 29 – Imagination Funtime
Nobody ever remembers what Imagination Funtime really is, but everyone remembers how it made them feel. Tonight, we’ll work together to create a story that will never be performed again.
Jul 13 – The Art of Conflict Resolution (Stage Combat Night)
Tonight we’ll learn how to safely create engaging stories using the art of Stage Combat, then finish off the night by mixing up some fake blood!
Jul 20 – Comedy of Manners
Tonight, we will be digging into comedies of manners like “School for Scandal” and others from the Restoration Period. We will learn how people acted on stage during this time, cleverly making fun of different social classes! Bring in your British accents! (Or don’t, our bodies will speak louder than words at this club!)
Jul 27 – Characters Under Construction!
Theater is all about learning how to become someone else. Tonight we’ll explore a variety of character building techniques from the inside out and from the ground up!
Aug 3 – How to Nail a Professional Audition
Auditions can tend to give us the worst type of butterflies. Let’s try a trial run at a professional audition! At this club, we’ll go over how a pro audition generally goes, and even walk you through it!
Aug 10 – From the Ground Up: Devised Musical Theater
You wake up in a dark room. In your lap, there’s a list of songs. A spotlight flicks on, and to your horror, you realize you’re in a slowly-filling theater. You have two hours. Go!
Questions? Contact Kiersten Naberhaus: firstname.lastname@example.org