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.


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, 3:00-6:00

Acting,Voice, Music & More!

Fall classes coming soon!



Young performers will discover the magical journey of bringing a beloved story to life onstage! From theater basics to improvisation, this class guides students through all the steps that will culminate in their very own storybook showcase!


Ages 6-8

Wednesdays 3:00-3:55, October 16-Dec 18 (No class 11/27)

Showcase rehearsal onstage December 18 from 3:00-4:00.  

Showcase Performance: December 18 students arrive  at 5:30 for a 6:00 showcase.

Instructor: Cody Craven

Tuition: $98


Youth Workshop Registration Form

Thriller Dance Workshop

No mere mortal can resist the evil of the thriller! Prepare to impress at your Halloween party this year by learning the simple moves to this timeless Halloween smash hit. Bring the whole family and move like Michael to one of the most influential pop videos of all time. This Halloween Thriller workshop is sure to be full of ghoulish fun and boogying! Mummies, daddies, boys and ghouls…all are welcome.

October 5-26

Age: 10-Adult
Instructor: Erik Catalan
Tuition: $45


Youth Workshop Registration Form

Acting Classes


Imagination Theatre

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


Grades 2nd-4th                          

Cost per session: $90           

Session 1: Wednesdays: 5:00-5:55, Sept 11-Oct 30

Session 2:  Wednesdays: 5:00-5:55, Jan 22– March 11

 Youth Workshop Registration Form



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


Grades 5th – 9th grade           

Cost per session: $90

Session 1: Wednesdays: 6:00-6:55, Sept 11-Oct 30

Session 2:  Wednesdays: 6:00-6:55, Jan 22-March 11

Youth Workshop Registration Form

Cuban Salsa

Cuban salsa, known in Cuba as “casino”, emphasizes having fun and being a part of the community while honoring traditional Cuban and Afro-Cuban rhythms. The class will go beyond learning salsa steps and include body motion practice, the culture of the dance, other styles of dance that have influenced casino, solo and partner footwork, and a short choreography.


Instructor: Megan Lachowski

Tuition: $40 per each session or $10 per drop-in


Youth Ages 12-17

Fridays, 6:00-6:55 October 25-Nov 22

Youth Workshop Registration Form

Happy Feet

 This workshop introduces young dancers to the fun and rhythm of tap. Students will be taught basics while building coordination, developing rhythm, all while having a blast!


November 4-December 16 (No class 11/25)

Ages 4-6: Mondays, 5:00-5:45    Tuition: $59

Ages 6-8: Mondays, 6:00-6:45    Tuition: $59


Youth Workshop Registration Form

Just Dance

Participants will explore the joy of dance and movement to fun, upbeat music. Participants will have fun learning to use their own bodies and explore space, rhythm, music and mood through activities, steps and routines.


November 6-December 18 (No class 11/27)

Ages 4-6: Wednesdays, 5:00-5:45     Tuition: $59

Ages 6-8: Wednesdays, 6:00-6:45     Tuition: $59


Youth Workshop Registration Form

The Greatest Showman Dance Workshop

Come improve your dance skills and have lots of fun as we learn choreography inspired by the music from the smash hit musical film, The Greatest Showman. Classes will include warm ups, barre work, cross the floor exercises and dance routines. We will focus on improving flexibility, balance, dance terminology and choreography memorization as well as experimenting with the different dance styles used in The Greatest Showman.


Ages 9+

Fridays, 5:00-5:55
October 18-November 8

Tuition: $45
Instructor: Jeff Teague

Youth Workshop Registration Form


Walk into your next audition putting your best foot forward! From resume structure to choosing and workshopping that perfect 16 bar cut, this class will have you looking, sounding, and feeling like a pro. 


Instructor: Cody Craven

Youth Session: Ages 10-14 Mondays 5:00-5:55, October 7-Nov 18  Tuition: $75

Adult Session: Ages 15-Adult Mondays, 6:00-6:55, October 7-Nov 18   $75

Youth Workshop Registration Form

Musical Theatre Classes

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



Grades K-1st            

Session 1: Tuesday, 5:15-6:00, Sept 11-Oct 29    $90

Session 2:  Monday, 5:00-5:45, Feb 24-May 4* $110

Session 2:  Tuesday, 5:15-6:00, Feb 25-May 5* $110


Grades 2nd-4th         

Session 1: Monday, 6:00-6:55, Sept 9-Oct 28     $90

Session 2: Monday, 6:00-6:55, Feb 24-May 4* $110



Grades 2nd-4th     

Session 1: Thursday, 5:00-5:55, Sept 5-Oct 24    $90

Session 2: Thursday, 5:00-5:55, Feb 27-May 7* $110


Grades  5th+              

Session 1: Tuesday, 6:00-6:55, Sept 10-Oct 29   $90

Session 1: Thursday, 6:00-6:55, Sept 11-Oct 24  $80

Session 2: Tuesday, 6:00-6:55, Feb 25-May 5* $110


*Session 2 Musical theatre students will participate in the spring dance showcase in one performance either May 29, 30  or 31. Dress rehearsals will be May 18-29. A detailed schedule will be distributed with the date your child is needed for dress rehearsals. There will be no class the week of April 13 due to spring break.

Youth Workshop Registration Form

Kids Vocal and Musical Basics

In this class students will be introduced to the fundamentals of music and singing. Students will explore scales, arpeggios, and internals, written notation such as notes and rhythm. Games and activities will help students gain understanding of musical concepts in a fun and interactive way!

Ages 7+
Wednesdays, 3:00-3:55
October 16-December 18 (No class on 11/27)

Instructor: Tamara Maximovich
Tuition: $89





Youth 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.


Sept-Oct Session:

September 4-October 30
Ages 1-5
Wednesday 4:00-4:45
Tuition: $72


Nov-Dec Session:  

November 6-December 18 (No Class 11/27)

Ages 1-5
Wednesday 4:00-4:45
Tuition: $48


Youth Workshop Registration Form

Agility Skills

This class is for everyone from performers to those who simply want to learn to do tricks like cartwheels. There is a balance of strength and flexibility that is needed in order to perform basic gymnastics skills that are useful for theater performances or for showing off a handstand, and this class will be a space for people to work on those flexibility or strengthening techniques that they don’t have time for in their other classes. 


All Ages

Tuesdays, 6:00-6:55 – November 5-December 17

Instructor: Megan Lachowski

Tuition: $70

Youth Workshop Registration Form


Rising Stars Productions

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr

January 18-26

Auditions:  (Ages 7-18) TBA