Class Act Community Playhouse is a year round, innovative theatre program, providing students of all ages with a creative foundation in music, theatre, and acting.
Class Act’s mission is to positively impact the lives of its students and families, by encouraging personal growth through creative expression and theatre.
Our programs offer the fundamental backbone to excel on a personal and professional level. We cater to the needs of every student who enters our door.
OUR CORE VALUES:
Excel Creatively, Work as a Team, Impact the Community,
Always Have Fun
Jessica (MFA in Acting from New School University and BFA in Theatre from Doane University) has been involved in dance and theatre since the age of 5. She began working at Class Act Musical Theatre three years ago and is so happy to have the opportunity to continue bringing her love and passion for performing and the arts to her students and the community.
Jaya brings a wide range of experience to children's theatre and has been on the creative end of Class Act shows for more than 16 productions.
Amy (B.F.A. in English and Theatre from University of Missouri – Columbia) has been a staff member of Class Act since 2019.
Michael (BFA in Theatre from Doane University) has been involved with theatre and entertainment since middle school. Mike enjoys running Class Act with his wife, Jessica, and bringing new and exciting opportunities through theatre to the kids in our community. Mike is also a writer/director in the film industry.
Emilee (B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from American Musical and Dramatic Academy) has over 3 years experience working as a Jr. Entertainment Manager. After realizing entertainment management was not my passion, I decided to pursue musical theater where I have over 20 years of experience as a performer.
Ariel, currently working on a degree from Columbia College Hollywood, has been assisting the children's musical theatre program since 2018.
Program Director and Lead Director
Ally (BFA from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy) has many years of experience in musical theater for kids. She is a working actress with a large musical theater background as well as on camera and voice over work. She brings her many talents to Class Act as a director, choreographer, and Program Director.
Kayla (MFA in Vocal Arts from CSUN and BFA in Music from California Lutheran University) has extensive performance experience, ranging from performances in New York and Europe aboard a cruise ship to local concerts, musical theatre productions, and jazz bands.
Admin Team / Improv
Sasha has an extensive experience in the improv community (Second City, UCB) and leads all of Class Act's improv workshops.