The Woodland Opera House Education Program

Education through dance, drama & musical theatre

Inspiring creativity in the hearts and minds of our youth through the learning and experiencing of live dramatic art.

WOH – Workshops 2018-19

2018-2019 Education Brochure

Classes for Youth and Adults

All classes are held at the Woodland Opera House Theatre and Dance Annex unless otherwise noted.

All classes will need to reach a minimum enrollment requirement in order to stay on the schedule.

520 Court St, Woodland

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 3:00-7:00

Acting,Voice, Music & More!

Mini Musical Workshop

Once Upon a Lily Pad

What’s this? A green frog feeling blue? Frederich J. Frog has lost all of his self-confidence and is feeling miserable. As he wanders around the pond, he finds that the other pond creatures have something that he wishes he had. The egrets, the turtles, the fireflies all have their own special talents. But what can Freddie do? This 30-minute musical contains seven songs and a short script


Ages 7-12

Space is limited. Register early.

Classes will be held January 23-April 3 on Wednesdays from 2:15-3:30 (No Class on 3/27)
Tuition: $115 (Early Bird Special: $110 if registered by January 14)
Instructor: Emily Jo Shepherd

Dress rehearsals onstage: Wednesday, April 3  from 2:15-3:30 & April 10 from 2:15-3:30
Performance on Woodland Opera House Stage: April 10 at 6:00 (Students arrive at 5:30)

Class will meet at 415 Studio (415 4th street). Students must register at the Woodland Opera House Annex: 520 Court St/530-650-8203

Movement Workshop for Young Actors (Ages 10-15)


Come learn about Movement Theatre and its applications in plays and musicals.  In this workshop we will spend a few hours playing imagination and movement games, while picking up a few mime skills along the way. We will conclude with small performances created by the students, applying the skills they have learned.

February 2nd, 12:00-2:30
Workshop Fee: $25

Registration Deadline: January 24th
Instructor: Kirsten Myers

Workshop Registration Form

Tunes with Toddlers

Toddlers and parents/care givers join together to make music using instruments, singing, movement, and finger play songs to support social skills and pre-academics such as colors, numbers, shapes, and letters.  This group will offer interactive learning through song and movement.  All abilities welcome.

Space is limited. Early registration is encouraged.

January-February Session: 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6
Ages 1-5
Wednesday 4:00-4:45
Tuition: $35

Feb-March Session: 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13
Ages 1-5
Wednesday 4:00-4:45
Tuition: $35

March-April Session: 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17
Ages 1-5
Wednesday 4:00-4:45
Tuition: $35

May Session: 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29
Ages 1-5
Wednesday 4:00-4:45
Tuition: $35


Workshop Registration Form


Imagination Theatre

Experience the joy of self-expression through the use of theatre games and short imaginative scenes. This workshop will develop the young actor’s confidence on stage.

Cost: $90/session

  • Grades 2-4: Wednesday 5:00 – 5:55 – January 23-March 13

Acting A to Z

Learn everything from stage directions to Improv…from theatre games to scene study… all while having a blast!

Cost: $90/session

  • Grades 5 – 9: Wednesday 6:00 – 6:55 – January 23-March 13

Musical Theatre

Develop your skills as a vocalist and dancer while working on numbers from popular Broadway musicals.

  • Grade K-1: Tuesday 5:00 – 5:45, March 5-May 14*
  • Grade K-1: Wednesday 4:00 – 4:45, March 6-May 15* $110
  • Grade 2-4: Monday 6:00 – 6:55, March 4-May 13*, $110
  • Grade 2-4: Thursday 6:00 – 6:55, March 7- May 16*, $110
  • Grade 5+: Tuesday 6:00-6:55,  March 5-May 14* $110

*Musical theatre students will participate in the spring dance showcase on either June 1 or June 2. Dress rehearsals TBA the weeks of May 20 & 27.

Workshop Registration Form

Youth Summer Theatre Camp

Show Biz Kidz“Summertime” 2019

WOH Youth Summer Theatre Camp is an annual program designed to be an introduction to theatre performance for area youth with or without previous training or experience.  Students spend 4 weeks studying musical theatre technique including, singing, dancing, voice projection, characterization, theatre terminology, and theatre etiquette and professionalism. Students will develop performance skills and will be given an equal opportunity to shine on stage. The camp will culminate with performances of a “Summertime”, a Broadway -style musical revue featuring songs such as “Here Comes the Sun,” “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” and “Walking on Sunshine.”

For students who have completed kindergarten -18years

Camp runs June 24 – July 21 (No class July 4)

Dress Rehearsals: July 15-19, 9:00-12:00

Performances: July 19 at 7:00 and July 20 & 21 at 2:00
(All performances and dress rehearsals mandatory)

Show Biz Kidz 2019 Registration Form

Registration begins Jan. 7, 2019 Register early. Classes fill fast.

Register at WOH ANNEX:
530-650-8203 / 520 Court St

Office Hours – M-TH: 3:00-7:00

Show Biz Kidz  Junior Group

Completed kindergarten through age 7

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30-12:30*
*9:00-12:00 July 15-19 for dress rehearsals

Tuition: $185

Show Biz Kidz  Morning Group

Ages 8-10

Monday – Friday 9:00-12:00

Tuition: $335

Show Biz Kidz  Afternoon Group

Ages 11-18

Monday – Friday 12:30-3:30*

*9:00-12:00 July 15-19 for  dress rehearsals

Tuition: $335

Rising Stars & Young Adult Productions

School House Rock, LIVE! Jr

January 19-27

Young Adult Performer’s Series

June 21-30, 2019
Audition: Date TBA