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Henry Fonda Theatre Academy





AGES 19+
Cost: $100.00
Mondays | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm | September 12 – October 31

Actors 19 and up will expand their knowledge of improv and hone their skills under the guidance of an instructor. All experience levels are welcome as the class will begin with the introductory elements of the craft. This class will end with an off-campus improv show performed by the class.

Final Showcase: TBA




AGES 50+
Cost: $100.00
Thursdays | 10:00 am – 11:00 am | September 15 – November 3

In Encore!, senior adults will learn the ins and outs of acting, playwriting, directing, and improv. With a host of life experiences, students in this class will have the opportunity to share their own stories, as well as, perform excerpts from some of the theatre’s most classic pieces. There will be a final showcase the evening of our last session; family & friends are invited to attend.

Final Showcase: November 3 – Call Time: 4:30pm / Show Starts: 5:00pm




AGES 19+
Cost: $100.00
Tuesdays | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm | September 13 – November 1

Through scene study, adult actors will learn how to approach a scene, how to discover the shape of a scene, and how to find the story within. This class will help actors create an honest and dynamic performance through the dissection of scenes from multiple scripts. This table work class will include discussion and performance.




AGES 21+
Cost: $70.00 / 8 weeks or $10 drop in
Saturdays | 10:00 am – 11:00 am | September 17 – November 5

Let’s get physical! Drama Mamas is a weekly workout class. Get ready to sweat & move those muscles! This class is meant for adults of any age & gender. This class will sometimes meet outdoors.



Having trouble fitting a class into your schedule? Try a WORKSHOP!


Scholarship Application

The Henry Fonda Theatre Academy is dedicated to ensuring that all individuals have access to arts education. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please fill out our online application. The Director of Education will respond to your application as soon as possible.


What time should I arrive?

Adult students can arrive up to ten minutes before their class begins. They should enter through the stage door behind the building. The Director of Education will be there to let you in.

What if a student needs to miss a class?

Please let us know in advance if a you will miss any classes so the teacher can adjust their lesson plan accordingly. Refunds cannot be made for missed classes.

May others sit in and watch the class?

Adult classes are closed to the public.

Will there be a performance at the end of classes?

All class descriptions contain information about final presentations. Some classes have a sharing day on the last day of class for family and friends that may wish to observe. Not every class will present a play or other performance on sharing day. If a performance is planned for sharing day, it is intended to be very informal and almost always done without lights, sets, props or costumes.



Any requests for changes or refunds must be made in writing at least one week prior to your first class or camp. A full refund will be issued minus a $5 processing fee. No refunds after this point, only credit toward tuition of a future class, camp or workshop within a year of the cancellation. No exceptions for injury or illness.

Cancellation of Class

If your class or workshop is canceled, you will have the choice of a full refund (no processing fee charge) or a credit toward a future class or workshop.

Behavior: In order to ensure students derive maximum benefit and enjoyment from the classroom experience, students who become disruptive or disrespectful will be removed from class with no refund of tuition.

Photo & Video Release

Omaha Community Playhouse often takes photographs and video during events for use in brochures and the web. By registering you agree that OCP may use any image of you or your child that might appear in photographs or video taken at OCP.