Marion Palace Theatre




Palace Academy of the Arts 7-week Spring Classes begin the week of April 15 and run through the week of May 27. Registration and payment deadline is one week prior to the beginning of the first class.  For more information or to register for the classes listed below, please call the Marion Palace Theatre Box Office at 740-383-2101.


  • MUSIC IN MOTION for AGES 3-5 Thursdays 1:30-2:15p (Apr 18-May 30; 7 weeks – $70) Help your youngest get out and moving with this energetic, motion-put-to-music, pre-dance class. Adults are invited to get up and get moving, too! ENROLL ONLINE or call (740) 383-2101
  • YOUTH ACTING AGE 6-7 YRS: Tue 6-7p | AGE 8-10 YRS:  Mon 7-8p l AGE 11-14 YRS:  Wed 7-8p l AGE 15+ YRS:  Wed 8:15-9:15p  Even if your child isn’t dreaming of a full time stage career, acting classes build skills to last a lifetime. Students participate in theatre games to explore voice technique and movement, while learning to think on their feet and building acting skills. In addition to improvisation, character development, and pantomime exercises, students work on individual monologues and scene work. Proven to build self confidence and boost communication skills, classes equip students for opportunities onstage and in life. Each 7 week session $84. ENROLL ONLINE or call (740) 383-2101



  • ADULT ACTING 101 for ADULTS Mondays 8:15-9:15p (Apr 15-May 30; 7 weeks – $84) This class is an opportunity to break out of your shell and try something new. Class instruction includes character development, voice technique, movement, improv, scene work, monologues, and more. Stimulate creativity. Grow confidence. And make new friends while you’re at it! ENROLL ONLINE or call (740) 383-2101
  •  RHYTHM & MOVEMENT for ADULTS Thursdays 1:30-2:30p (Apr 18-May 30; 7 weeks – $84) If you’re an older adult and you’re looking to add some movement to your routine, join us for this class designed to foster strength, flexibility, and balance. ENROLL ONLINE or call (740) 383-2101
  • TAPPERCIZE for ADULTS Tuesdays 7-8p (Apr 16-May 28; 7 weeks – $84) Looking for a fun new way to get you motivated to get out of your chair? This class is for you! Tappercize will have you up and moving with tap steps in sequences meant to raise your heart rate. Tap shoes not required for participation. ENROLL ONLINE or call (740) 383-2101
  • BROADWAY DANCERCIZE for ADULTS Thursdays 7-8p (Apr 18-May 30; 7 weeks – $84) Regular exercise routines not for you but you need to get up and get moving? This “Jazzercise with a twist” class can help. We invite you to dance your way to better health while enjoying your favorite Broadway show tunes! ENROLL ONLINE or call (740) 383-2101



“HAMILTON” DANCE WORKSHOP WHEN: Sat, Apr 6 (Beginner) -&- Sat, Apr 20 (Advanced) 10am-11:30am WHAT: Begin the morning with a warm-up “Hamilton” dancers perform before each show, discover the reasons behind the choreographed moves, and then learn choreography straight from the Tony Award winning musical! Please note April 6th is a Beginners Workshop with a slightly modified version of the actual choreography. This class is for those who are new to dance or dancers who prefer a slower paced class. April 20th is an Advanced Workshop with original choreography from the show. This class is recommended to those who have had dance training, but beginners are welcome in this class if they prefer a challenge. INSTRUCTOR: Chelsea Sims   |   COST: Cost: $20 each workshop ENROLL ONLINE or call (740) 383-2101   


POUR PAINTING WORKSHOP WHEN: Tue, Apr 16 -OR- Thu, April 18 from 6:30pm-7:30pm  WHAT: Learn the latest (and very addicting) artistic trend of Pour Painting. Participants pour colorful paints onto a canvas, and by means of subtle movements discover the process creates a beautiful fluid work of abstract art. Learn the “Swirl, Swipe, Flip & Drag, and Dirty” pour methods and receive recipes and instructions to take home for future experimentation. All materials are provided, including square tiles on which to experiment techniques and a 12”x12” canvas for the final masterpiece.  AGES: Teen-adults  INSTRUCTOR: Rachel McCall   |  COST: $36
ENROLL ONLINE or call (740) 383-2101