Session: Winter 2022
Chapter:  Midlothian
Location:  KingsWay Community Church
Time:  4:30pm - 6:15pm
Day:  Thursday
Starts:  12/02
Ages:  10-14
Tuition:  $235.00
Extra Fee:  $50.00 (Materials, Facility and Festival)
Open Spots:  0

This class is full!


THIS CLASS IS FULL! IT IS AN AUDITION-ONLY CLASS WHICH IS NOW CLOSED & FULL OF STUDENTS WHO AUDITIONED IN THE SUMMER AND ARE REGISTERING FOR PART TWO.Junior Academy returns to give young actors a year long opportunity for focused growth and training in acting and performing. In the first two sessions, students will be introduced to essential acting techniques through improv, theater games and exercises while working on a play. Session three will challenge the students to apply what they are learning in an extended performance of the full production at the Academy Festival. 

The cost for Junior Academy is $285 per session ($235 covers class tuition, plus an additional $50 fee per session for performance rights, artistic/tech team, performance space).


Alana Smith

Alana Smith came to CharacterWorks from the theater department at Virginia Tech. While studying acting, she also discovered a love for teaching. God’s plan sent her back to Richmond to continue pursuing her passion in her hometown. Some of her favorite roles include: Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, the title role in Eurydice; on the local stage with Quill Theater as Margaret in Much Ado About Nothing and the Evil Queen in Cymbeline; and with Virginia Rep as Red Dog in Go, Dog, Go! She has been teaching with CharacterWorks since 2008 and has had the wonderful opportunity to direct many CWorks shows since 2010. She lives in Midlothian with her husband, Daniel, and their 3 sons.


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