Theater Classes at PAC

Theater provides so many opportunities for expression for children and adults alike. Through creativity, theater program participants learn new ways to communicate with the world and have a lot of fun doing it. Our current line-up of theater classes are a huge hit with our students and provide opportunities to learn new skills.

For a schedule of current class offerings through PAC, be sure to check out our Spring Classes 2023 PAC schedule. If you’re ready to sign up, register today!

All tuition noted below.

Scholarships available.

*Annual Registration Fee: $30 per student up to a max of $60 per family (Sept. 1, 2022 to Aug. 31, 2023)

Email pac@pacmetrowest or call 508-875-5554 for more information about group theater classes.

Classes for Kids and Adults

Intro to Acting: grades 3-5

AGES: grades 3-5


Monday, 4:30-5:20 pm (50 min.) Stage 1 / Section 1

Monday, 5:30-6:20 pm (50 min.) Stage 2 / Section 2

SPRING STARTS: April 24, 2023

7 week course, runs through June 12, no class: May 29 (Memorial Day); Make-Up Day is June 26

INSTRUCTOR: Allison Backus

TUITION: $147*

This course is a fun introduction to the performing arts for kids. Students will gain confidence as they learn skills in creative thinking, collaboration, scene study, improv, reading comprehension, mindfulness, and physical acting. Students will examine short scenes, plays, and monologues.


AGES: Adults, 15+

DAY & TIME: Wednesday, 5:00-6:15 pm (75 min.)

STARTS: April 26, 2023

8 week course; runs through June 14; Make-Up Day is June 21

INSTRUCTOR: Allison Backus

TUITION: $168*

Did you do theatre in high school? In college? Are you interested in community theatre but nervous about the time commitment? This fun, welcoming, and collaborative class is for you! Throughout the course, students will prepare a production of short one-minute skits and ten-minute plays to be performed at the end of the semester. Material will be chosen after the first class based on the desires of the students. While the goal of the class is to prepare a small production for friends and family, students will additionally explore improv, physical acting, script analysis, and a variety of acting methodologies. While this class is designed with adults in mind, students ages 15 and older may be admitted to the course with the instructor’s permission. CONTACT US for more information.

Acting Workshop: Grades 6-8

AGES: grades 6-8

DAY & TIME: Thursday, 5:00-6:00 pm (60 min.)

STARTS: April 27, 2023

8 week course, runs through June 15; Make-Up day is June 22

INSTRUCTOR: Allison Backus

TUITION: $168*

This acting workshop for middle schoolers is meant to help students improve their skills in improv, scene study, monologue performance, physical acting, and more! Students will explore a number of scenes and short 1-10 minute plays with the goal of performing a final product for friends and family. For students who enjoyed the acting portion of our Summer Audition Bootcamp, this is an excellent opportunity to continue learning!