Acting • Improv • Voice • Dance • Design & Technical Arts

All Rep Ed classes will be held on our theatre campus at 16 10th Street.

Adult Improv Classes for Spring 2017

Our Rep Ed program is excited to offer Adult Improv classes again beginning Thursday, March 23rd. Level I classes will be held every Thursday, from March 23rd - May 4th; level II & III classes will meet every Sunday, from March 26th - May 7th. All class levels will culminate with an Improv Showcase on Monday, May 8th.

Tuition Cost: $125

Click here for more information and to register

Upcoming Young Rep Ed Classes & Workshops for Spring 2017

Spring Workshop
“Intro to Theatre Design and Tech”
Saturdays, 9am-Noon, March 11 & 18 (2 days)
Ages 10-18
Go behind the curtain and into the lighting booth to discover how all the production elements of a show are devised and put together. Students will learn a bit about set design, sound, lighting, prop-building, and stage management. This workshop serves as a terrific foundation for further work on actual productions.
Tuition Cost: $60

Register for "Intro to Theatre Design and Tech" Workshop Online Here

Spring Session
“Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Theatre”
Saturdays, 9am-Noon, March 25 - May 20 (8 weeks, no class April 15)
Ages 7-12

Back by popular demand, students in this session will gain an understanding of technique, theory and the foundational components of live theatrical performance. Just a few of the many topics to be covered: acting, singing, dancing, costume and set design, makeup, lighting and sound, prop-building, and stage management. There is no showcase for this session.

Tuition Cost: $150

Register for "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Theatre" Session Online Here

Spring Mini-Session
“Intro to Playwriting”
Saturdays, 9am-Noon, March 25 - April 22 (4 weeks, no class April 15)
Ages 10-13
Saturdays, 9am-Noon, April 29 - May 27 (4 weeks, no class May 20)
Ages 14-17

Three three-hour classes will cover the fundamentals of playwriting—character, setting, conflict, plots, stakes, etc.—with ample time for students to write and share works-in-progress. During the fourth and final session, students will have a chance to work with adult actors interpreting their works and then hear their plays presented in a public reading.

Tuition Cost: $100

Register for "Intro to Playwriting" Session Online Here


Young Rep Ed Summer Camp Dates for 2017

June 26-30
July 17-21
July 24-28

Each camp will run from 9am-3pm, Monday through Friday. Camp themes will be announced at a later date. Tuition cost will be $150 per camp.


All Young Rep Ed classes will be held on our theatre campus at 16 10th Street.

Please register by completing the online forms in the links above or by calling 419-243-9277 Ext. 4

After registration, please complete an Emergency Contact form, and bring it to the first class.


Scholarship Opportunities

Thanks to generous donations, we are able to provide a limited number of scholarships for each session of classes. For more information, please call 419-243-9277 Ext. 4


Young Rep Productions for 2017

Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit
by Jonathan Rand
Young Rep play (ages 7-13)
April 28-30, 2017

Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, Music by Marc Shaiman,
Based on the 1988 film by John Waters
Young Rep musical (ages 14-19)
July 13-16, 2017

A Year With Frog and Toad
Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale, Music by Robert Reale, Based on the books of Arnold Lobel
Young Rep musical (ages 7-13)
August 3-6, 2017


Past Young Rep Ed Classes & Workshops from 2016-17

Fall Session
“Comedy Tonight”
Saturdays, 9am-Noon, September 10 - October 29 (8 weeks)
Ages 7-16

Eight weeks of laugh-out-loud fun-damentals! Crazy characters, silly stories, and a dash of musical mayhem. Take the first steps towards becoming the next breakout star on Saturday Night Live. Elementary edutainment in a supportive environment, culminating in a modest public performance.

Fall Workshop
“Comedy Improv for Kids”
Saturday, 12:30-3:30pm, October 15
Ages 7-11
Saturday, 12:30-3:30pm, October 22
Ages 12-17

In conjunction with Holy Toledo Laughfest, students will get a crash course in instant performance, geared to the junior set. The same games and techniques you see in Whose Line Is It, Anyway? or in The Rep’s Adult Improv showcases, but kid-friendly. Sure to whet the comic appetite for more.

Fall Workshop
“Brush Up Your Shakespeare”
Saturdays, 9am-Noon, November 12 & 19 (2 days)
Ages 12-18
Don’t fear the bard! Two lively workshop sessions will explore the world of the greatest playwright in history and give students a chance to bring his timeless verse and classic stories to life. Fascinating and fun, as well as a great foundation for the inevitable classroom work that they’ll encounter in school.

Winter Session
“The Best of Broadway”
Saturdays, 9am-Noon, January 7 - February 25 (8 weeks)
Ages 7-16

Calling all wannabe “triple threats” for this session built around the blockbuster scenes and songs and dances of Broadway musicals, taught by our team of experienced musical performers. Students can specialize in one area while trying out the others, or dive into all three. The session culminates with a public performance.