Saturday Morning Drop-In

Registration Now Open!
Grades: Kindergarten-5th Grade
Dates: Bi-Weekly from September 23rd-December 2nd
Time: 9:30-11:30 AM
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center
Cost: $25

Do you have a Kindergarten through 5th grader who wants to find out what theatre is all about? Welcome to Saturday Morning Drop-In, a collaboration of Children’s Performing Arts and Lakeshore Players Theatre. We all have busy schedules, and this drop-in-style class allows families to pick the dates that work for them and pay as they go! Whether your student is ready to take the stage by storm or is completely new to theatre, your student has a place here!

Want to give the gift of a Saturday Morning Drop-In? Register using the “Gift Class(es)” option and a CPA staff member will reach out to you with a coupon for your young actor to use when picking the date that works best for them!

Kindergarten-2nd Grade

These classes focus on creative play and fostering imagination. Each week students will read books, play games, do crafts, and create characters!

  • September 23rd – Enchanted Forest (Teaching Artist: Clare Rolinger)
  • October 7th – Bluey and Friends! (Teaching Artist: Maddie Ripperger)
  • October 21st – Journey Through the Jungle (Teaching Artist: Lauren Paulson)
  • November 4th – Space Odyssey (Teaching Artist: Clare Rolinger) 
  • November 18th – Candyland (Teaching Artist: Laini Devin)
  • December 2nd – Under the Big Top: Circus Stories (Teaching Artist: Marley Ritchie)
  • January 20th – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD
  • February 3rd – A Day at the Beach (Teaching Artist: Maddie Ripperger)
  • February 17th – Around the World (Teaching Artist: Laini Devin)
  • March 2nd – Just Dance! (Teaching Artist: Clare Rolinger) 
  • March 16th – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD
  • March 30th – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD 
  • April 13th – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD 
  • April 27th – Under the Sea (Teaching Artist: Clare Rolinger) 
  • May 11th – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD
  • May 25th – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD

3rd-5th Grade

Students in 3rd through 5th grade will love this introductory theatre class that features new skills every week. Will it be dancing? Improvisation? Creating their own scenes based on their favorite book? Anything could happen in this high-energy class!

  • September 23rd – Dragon-ology (Teaching Artist: Jackson Hoemann)
  • October 7th – I Survived! (Teaching Artist: Olivia Wulf) 
  • October 21st – Solve It! Kid Detectives (Teaching Artist: Claire Chenoweth)
  • November 4th – Zombie Apocalypse (Teaching Artist: Laini Devin)
  • November 18th – Super Mario Mania (Teaching Artist: Maddie Ripperger)
  • December 2nd – Rehearse a Play: Rainbow Fish (Teaching Artist: Quinn Masterson)
  • January 20th – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD
  • February 3rd – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD
  • February 17th – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD
  • March 2nd – Marvel Mania (Teaching Artist: Laini Devin)
  • March 16th – Theme and Teaching Artist TBD
  • March 30th – Journey to the Center of the Earth (Teaching Artist: Laini Devin)
  • April 13th – Road Trip Comedy! (Teaching Artist: Kivan Kirk)
  • April 27th – Strings Attached: Puppets (Teaching Artist: Maddie Ripperger)
  • May 11th – SURVIVOR! (Teaching Artist: Kivan Kirk)
  • May 25th – Percy Jackson (Teaching Artist: Clare Rolinger)

**In order to ensure a successful classroom experience, CPA and LPT reserve the right to cancel classes with 48 hours notice.**