Spring 2024 2024-02-26T23:05:11+00:00

April 29 – May 23

Classic tales with a fun and dramatic twist! Every journey begins with a single step; and theatre is no exception! From the fresh-faced five year olds, newly bitten by the acting bug, with The Very Hungry Caterpillar to our seasoned and skilled teen students seeking to succeed at Shakespeare. Spring Quarter at Civic Academy highlights the journey and the friends we make along the way.

Spring Special: Spend the afternoon with Shakespeare by registering for both Silly Shakespeare! and Shakespeare: Soliloquies & Sonnets for $225

Primary: Ages 5 – 8
Beginner: Ages 7 – 10
Intermediate: Ages 10 – 14
Advanced: Ages 10 – 17

Scripts match AGE/GRADE appropriate reading levels. Visit our class levels page for more information.

Looking for assistance in picking a skill level or class? Please reach out to us at Academy@SpokaneCivicTheatre.com

Class Title Day Times Fee
Very Hungry Caterpillar Thursdays 4:00 - 5:00 PM $125 Register

Introductory theatre class designed to get students moving and interacting! So much more than memorizing lines and speaking loudly, primary theatre explores literary readiness, taking turns, teamwork, confidence, and self awareness- all explored through the captivating tale of a caterpillar who is hungry for life.

Ages 5 – 8

May 2 – 23  |  Final Performance: May 23 at 4:45 PM

Class Title Day Times Fee
Seuss in Space Mondays 3:45 - 5:10 PM $150 Register

A funny and playful mash-up homage that combines the cleverness of Seuss in an imaginative setting. With a focus on creative movement, body awareness, and wacky rhyming lines, beginner level students will work together to conquer outer-space and the stage.

Ages 7 – 10

April 29 – May 20  |  Final Performance: May 20 at 4:45 PM

Alice in Neverland Mondays 5:15 - 7:00 PM $175 Register

A reimagining of our beloved heroine finding herself not in the comforts of Wonderland, but rather the surprising and mystifying world of Neverland and those that call it home. Can Alice navigate this new adventure and keep her wits about her? This class has strong focus on characterization, physicality, and accent exploration.

Mixed level class: Ages 7 – 14, Beginner/Intermediate

April 29 – May 20  |  Final Performance: May 20 at 6:45 PM

Paddington Bear Tuesdays 3:45 - 5:10 PM $150 Register

It’s time for Paddington’s favorite spring activity…a picnic in the park! Join the charming bear cub and the Brown family as they spend a day enjoying each other’s company. Designed for beginner students, this class includes an introduction to pantomime and emoting, as well as simple blocking, cause and effect and collaboration.

Ages 7 – 10

April 30 – May 21  |  Final Performance: May 21 at 4:45 PM

The Velveteen Rabbit Tuesdays 5:15 - 7:00 PM $175 Register

The classic and heartwarming tale exploring what it means to be loved. Of all the toys in the nursery, Alex loves his rabbit best. But can their bond survive when Alex gets sick? A class for mixed levels, there are roles to challenge and engage students of varying skill.

Mixed level class: Ages 7 – 14, Beginner/Intermediate

April 30 – May 21  |  Final Performance: May 21 at 6:45 PM

Class Title Day Times Fee
Alice in Neverland Mondays 5:15 - 7:00 PM $175 Register

A reimagining of our beloved heroine finding herself not in the comforts of Wonderland, but rather the surprising and mystifying world of Neverland and those that call it home. Can Alice navigate this new adventure and keep her wits about her? This class has strong focus on characterization, physicality, and accent exploration.

Mixed level class: Ages 7 – 14, Beginner/Intermediate

April 29 – May 20  |  Final Performance: May 20 at 6:45 PM

The Velveteen Rabbit Tuesdays 5:15 - 7:00 PM $175 Register

The classic and heartwarming tale exploring what it means to be loved. Of all the toys in the nursery, Alex loves his rabbit best. But can their bond survive when Alex gets sick? A class for mixed levels, there are roles to challenge and engage students of varying skill.

Mixed level class: Ages 7 – 14, Beginner/Intermediate

April 30 – May 21  |  Final Performance: May 21 at 6:45 PM

Silly Shakespeare! Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:15 PM $150 Register

Yes, you read that correctly, Silly Shakespeare! Introducing an inventive and interactive way for students to get familiarized with the Bard, his writing style, and how to execute it in performance. Students will participate in Flattery & Insult battles, bounce balls to pentameter, recite Shakespearean nursery rhymes and more!

Mixed level class: Ages 10 – 17, Intermediate/Advanced

May 1 – 22  |  Final Performance: May 22 at 6:00 PM

Shakespeare: Soliloquies & Sonnets Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:30 PM $150 Register

Designed for students that want to challenge themselves with the deeper emotional side of Shakespeare’s writings. Students wil be guided in connecting with the text, key elements of poetry recitation, and perfecting an audition-ready soliloquy or sonnet.

Mixed level class: Ages 10 – 17, Intermediate/Advanced

May 1 – 22  |  Final Performance: May 22 at 6:00 PM

Afternoons with Shakespeare Wednesdays 4:00 - 6:30 PM $225 Register

Spend the afternoon with Shakespeare by signing up for both Silly Shakespeare! and Shakespeare: Soliloquies & Sonnets. Designed for students that want to challenge themselves with the deeper emotional side of Shakespeare’s writings. Students will be guided in connecting with the text, key elements of poetry recitation, and perfecting an audition-ready soliloquy or sonnet. And will be introduced to an inventive and interactive way to get familiarized with the Bard, his writing style, and how to execute it in performance. Students will also participate in Flattery & Insult battles, bounce balls to pentameter, recite Shakespearean nursery rhymes and more!

Mixed level class: Ages 10 – 17, Intermediate/Advanced

May 1 – 22  |  Final Performance: May 22 at 6:00 PM

Class Title Day Times Fee
Silly Shakespeare! Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:15 PM $150 Register

Yes, you read that correctly, Silly Shakespeare! Introducing an inventive and interactive way for students to get familiarized with the Bard, his writing style, and how to execute it in performance. Students will participate in Flattery & Insult battles, bounce balls to pentameter, recite Shakespearean nursery rhymes and more!

Mixed level class: Ages 10 – 17, Intermediate/Advanced

May 1 – 22  |  Final Performance: May 22 at 6:00 PM

Shakespeare: Soliloquies & Sonnets Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:30 PM $150 Register

Designed for students that want to challenge themselves with the deeper emotional side of Shakespeare’s writings. Students wil be guided in connecting with the text, key elements of poetry recitation, and perfecting an audition-ready soliloquy or sonnet.

Mixed level class: Ages 10 – 17, Intermediate/Advanced

May 1 – 22  |  Final Performance: May 22 at 6:00 PM

Afternoons with Shakespeare Wednesdays 4:00 - 6:30 PM $225 Register

Spend the afternoon with Shakespeare by signing up for both Silly Shakespeare! and Shakespeare: Soliloquies & Sonnets. Designed for students that want to challenge themselves with the deeper emotional side of Shakespeare’s writings. Students will be guided in connecting with the text, key elements of poetry recitation, and perfecting an audition-ready soliloquy or sonnet. And will be introduced to an inventive and interactive way to get familiarized with the Bard, his writing style, and how to execute it in performance. Students will also participate in Flattery & Insult battles, bounce balls to pentameter, recite Shakespearean nursery rhymes and more!

Mixed level class: Ages 10 – 17, Intermediate/Advanced

May 1 – 22  |  Final Performance: May 22 at 6:00 PM

Civic Academy Cancellation Policy:

  • Two weeks or more before the first day of class: fully refundable
  • Less than two weeks before the first day of class: credit on account for future class
  • Week of the first day of class: no credits or refunds available

Please contact Spokane Civic Theatre Office Manager, Rebecca, at rebecca@spokanecivictheatre.com