Acting out a dramatic stage scene, much like the popular video Steelworkers Gone Wild, results in exceptionally riveted spectators. Take a bow with today's Groupon to Omaha Community Playhouse, located on Cass Street near Crossroads Mall. Choose between two options:
- For $35, you get $70 worth of adult or youth stage performance classes. You can choose among the Acting II, Beginning Improv, Beginning Jazz, Beginning Tap, Intermediate/Advanced Jazz, Intermediate/Advanced Tap, Monologues, and Stand-Up Comedy adult classes, or the Introduction to Musical Theatre Dance, Monologues for the Middle School Mind, and Stepping Into the Spotlight youth classes.
- For $60, you get the Creative Drama/Movement Youth Class (a $120 value).
An Omaha theater fixture since the 1920s, the Omaha Community Playhouse flash-cooks acting chops with acting and stage performance classes taught by committed, experienced instructors. Beginners and experienced performers can take part in a variety of adult and youth courses, including acting, improv, musical-theater dance, youth acting, and speaking in iambic pentameter at work. Learn new skills or revisit old passions at weekly classes that last six weeks, with new courses starting on April 18, 2011. The creative drama/movement class offers youngsters acting games coupled with creative movement interventions, and culminates with a showcase of the skills learned in both areas. Classes are first come, first served, and you can go online for detailed class descriptions or to register for an upcoming course.