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Youth Acting Ensemble: What a Character

Oct. 15 - Nov. 19, 2022

Fall Session

This beginner acting class focuses on character creation and puts the “fun” in fundamentals. Students will learn acting and movement techniques to create unique characters and explore their world through improvisation and costume play. Join our great cast of characters! Note: This brief class does not have a final presentation for families.


Students: Grades 3-5


Day/Time: Saturdays, 10:00 am-11:30 am


Dates: October 15- November 19, 2022 (6 classes)


Location: Onsite at NCTC


Instructor: April Deutschle


Tuition: $225


*Combine with the Move & Groove (10/15-11/19 from 11:45 am-12:45 pm) and you’ll be at NCTC for two consecutive classes from 10 am-12:45 pm. More drama = more fun!


*Scholarships are available! Please complete this scholarship form prior to registering.


NCTC's Health & safety policies

NCTC follows the guidelines set by the Center for Disease Control, the California Department of Public Health, the San Francisco Public Health Department for in-person activities. All students and NCTC staff must show proof of COVID vaccination in order to participate. Masks are recommended but not mandatory during class and families are expected to self-screen students for any Covid-related symptoms prior to arrival and keep them home if they are sick. Families are also expected to report any COVID exposures or positive testing for their child. NCTC will alert families of any known exposures during class. During performances, masking will be optional for performers and mandatory for the audience.


NCTC has upgraded our facilities, installing new air sanitizers, more sanitizing stations, and implementing additional cleaning protocols. Hydroxyl Generators that sanitize air and surfaces will be run throughout the space before and after performances. Our ventilation system exceeds approved ACH (air change per-hour) standards and our air filtering exceeds approved MERV (minimum efficiency reporting value) standards.

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