Class Act I: August 5-10, 2019 - Limited Spaces available! (Scholarships Available)
Class Act Mini Camp: August 10, 2019

Class Act II: August 12-17, 2019 - Limited Spaces available!(Scholarships Available)

Accepting Registrations until 5pm on July 30th.


A week-long intensive designed to allow students ages 12-18 the opportunity to develop their dramatic skills and appreciation for theatre with hands-on experience of every artistic aspect of it.
9:00 am – 12:00 Noon: Daily classes taught by Great Lakes Bay Area theatre professionals!

  • Scenic Design & Set Building
  • Costume Design
  • Stage Management
  • Lighting Design
  • Scenic Painting
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Hair & Makeup
  • Props
  • Sound Design
  • Producing & Unsung Heroes of Theatre
  • Playwriting

1:00 – 4:00 pm: Daily rehearsals for an original production adapted & directed by Laura Brigham

Saturday, August 10th @ 3:15pm: PUBLIC PERFORMANCE!

Lunch and snacks provided daily

$75 per student


Class Act - A Mini Youth Theatre Workshop

A one-day mini-camp designed to allow students ages 4-11 the opportunity to see a production, ask questions, and partner with students from the older group for a hands-on experience with several different design departments in the theatre. The children will be featured in the play that will be presented later that afternoon.

  • 12:00 Noon: Check-in & Theatre Games
  • 12:45pm: Class Act Performance & Talk Back with Students
  • 2:30pm: Rehearse for Final Performance

$25 per student



Building upon the fundamentals learned in Class Act I, Class Act II is a more advanced, week long intensive focusing on the crafts of acting, directing and producing. For ages 14-19, Class Act II students must have taken Class Act I at least once in the last 3 years or be registered for Class Act I this year. Students interested in Class Act II who have not taken Class Act I and are unable to this year may e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be put on a waiting list for the opportunity to apply for a spot in the camp.

9am-4pm daily

One act plays directed by the students

Saturday, August 17th @ 3:15pm: PUBLIC PERFORMANCE!

Lunch and snacks provided daily

$75 per student


Pit and Balcony Theatre’s Youth Theatre Workshop is made possible through grants from Saginaw Community Foundation

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