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Join our cast of characters!  For almost 40 years, NCTC has been a home for students to discover new ideas, new friends, and new ways to be creative in our ensemble-based classes for grades 3–12.


  • 2019-20 classes will begin registering in August
  • Fall session is October 12 - December 14 (no class November 30)
  • Spring session is January 25 - May 9 (no class February 15, March 28, April 4)
  • Get an inside peek!  Click here to watch a video of our classes in action


Questions about registering for a class?

Contact Kathleen Lee, Conservatory Programs Manager at or 415.694.6148


QUESTIONS ABOUT our programming?

Contact Stephanie Temple, Conservatory Director at or 415.694.6157

youth classes

Youth Classes

Theatre classes for grades 2-5

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teen theatre classes

Teen Classes

Theatre classes for grades 6-8

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High School Classes

Performance Ensemble and Internships for grades 9-12

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Summer Camps

Tired of the same old theatre camps? Try something NEW this summer!

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Discover why NCTC has been one of the top locations for youth & teen theatre education for almost 40 years!

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  • "NCTC is like a second home for all students and everyone feels welcome when they walk in the door"

      – Jacob T.
  • "I’m always excited to come to NCTC and my confidence has grown immensely throughout the time I’ve worked here."

      – McKenzie I.
  • "NCTC is my favorite place on earth. The people here are amazing and very supportive."

      – Cliodhna W.
  • "Over the past 5 years I have built a community of people I really care for at NCTC. NCTC has given me so many opportunities to challenge myself and be creative."

      – Una L.
  • "NCTC is a place where I can be confident and take risks. The community is so nice and welcoming. It is like a second home to me."

      – Sydney D.
  • "Every time I come to NCTC, I feel like I’m at home and I can let my theatre spirit run free!"

      – Anabel R.