Drama Classes | Fall 2022-2023

Let your creativity take center stage! At Darlington, Drama students explore their imagination, gain skills and have fun. Our experienced, supportive teaching artists will help you or your child discover the actor within you and gain confidence. Classes focus on the process of acting, improvisation, or musical theatre, and performances are presented at the end of each session for family and friends.

A Play in a Day workshops are offered throughout the year. Students will create an original play or musical, create sets and costumes, and perform in front of their family and friends all in one day!

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Fall 2022-2023

Kids

Curtain's Up! Acting for Kids 
Ages: 7-12, Mondays, 4:00pm-5:15pm
Whether you are continuing your dramatic journey or you are brand new to the stage, this class is for you! Receive the tools and training of professional actors. Be the playwrights, designers and directors of your very own show! You will build confidence and presence while you create an original play to perform for family and friends on the final date! Garnet Valley Students may be bused to Darlington as part of our Afterschool Club!
Teacher: Kate McGrath

Session 2: November 28, 2022 – January 30, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/26/22, 1/2/23
Price before/after Oct 7: $190/$200
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Performing Arts Playground   
Ages: 5-10, Thursdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
You will build confidence and social skills while expressing and expanding your creativity! Participate in a variety of theater games while learning the skills of a theater artisan! Create characters, scenes and stories with friends! An exhibition of work will be presented on the last class of each session. Garnet Valley Students may be bused to Darlington as part of our Afterschool Club!
Teacher: Kate McGrath

Session 2: December 1, 2022 - February 2, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/22/22, 12/29/22
Price before/after Oct 7: $152/$160
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Adults

Acting and Improv for Adults
Ages: 18+, Thursdays, 6:30pm-7:45pm
This class will focus on ensemble work, both scripted and improvisational. Develop your stage presence and timing through scenework, movement training, and improv games with our professional drama teaching artist.
Teacher: Kate McGrath
Session 2: December 1, 2022 – February 2, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/22/22, 12/29/22
Price before/after Oct 7: $190/$200
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Winter/Spring 2023

Kids

Curtain's Up! Acting for Kids
Ages: 7-12, Mondays, 4:00pm-5:15pm

Whether you are continuing your dramatic journey or you are brand new to the stage, this class is for you! Receive the tools and training of professional actors. Be the playwrights, designers and directors of your very own show! You will build confidence and presence while you create an original play to perform for family and friends on the final date! Garnet Valley Students may be bused to Darlington as part of our Afterschool Club!
Teacher: Darlington Teaching Artist

Session 1: February 6, 2023 – March 27, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Jan 6: $190/$200
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Session 2: April 10, 2023 – June 5, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 5/29/23
Price before/after Mar 3: $190/$200
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Acting and Improv for Kids   
Ages: 5-10, Tuesdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Are you destined to be on stage? In this introduction to Acting and Improvisation for kids, you will build confidence and social skills while expressing and expanding your creativity! Participate in a variety of theater games while learning the skills of a theater artisan! Create characters, scenes and stories with friends! An exhibition of work will be presented on the last class of each session. Garnet Valley students may be bused to Darlington as part of our Afterschool Club!
Teacher: Kate McGrath

Session 1: February 7, 2023 - March 28, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Jan. 6: $152/$160
REGISTER ONLINE

Session 2: April 11, 2023 - June 6, 2023 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Mar. 3: $171/$180
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Private Drama Instruction
Experienced instructors can help students of all ages and levels begin or improve their technique. To schedule your lessons call us at (610) 358-3632.


Why Darlington?

"The teachers are awesome!"

"My daughter really enjoyed working with other students to create their play."

"It's welcoming and beautiful."

"Our kids love their teacher."

"We loved the play that our daughter created! She had such a fun time and really came out of her shell."