Saturday Morning Drop-In

Registration Now Open!
Grades: Kindergarten-5th Grade
Dates: Bi-Weekly from September 23rd-May 25th
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!

  • January 20th – A Morning With Frog and Toad (Teaching Artist: Katie Rowles-Perich)
  • 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 – Raining Cats and Dogs (Teaching Artist TBD)
  • March 30th – Yes, Chef! (Teaching Artist: Lauren Paulson)
  • April 13th – Crayon Chronicles (Teaching Artist: Olivia Wulf)
  • April 27th – Trash to Treasure (Teaching Artist: Clare Rolinger) 
  • May 11th – Under the Sea (Teaching Artist: Lauren Paulson)
  • May 25th – Meteorology Mayhem (Teaching Artist: Jackson Hoemann)

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!

  • January 20th – Wonderful World of Wonka (Teaching Artist: Kivan Kirk)
  • February 3rd – Discover Atlantis (Teaching Artist: Katie Rowles-Perich)
  • February 17th – Travel Through Time (Teaching Artist: Kivan Kirk)
  • March 2nd – Marvel Mania (Teaching Artist: Laini Devin)
  • March 16th – Studio Ghibli Magic (Teaching Artist: Olivia Wulf)
  • March 30th – Journey to the Center of the Earth (Teaching Artist: Laini Devin)
  • April 13th – Road Trip Comedy! (Teaching Artist: Jackson Hoemann)
  • April 27th – Shipwrecked (Teaching Artist: Maddie Ripperger)
  • May 11th – SURVIVOR! (Teaching Artist: Kivan Kirk)
  • May 25th – Hobbit Adventures (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.**