Saturdays Sep. 24 - Nov. 5

9am - 10am

It’s a Whole New World with this acting class for Elementary school students. Each class will be themed off of a different Disney movie with games and activities themed to each week. Sing, act and dance your way to the ball in this one of a kind acting class! Students will learn how to use their imagination to create new and exciting worlds and characters. Some themes include: Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan, Big Hero 6 and so many more! Grab your pixie dust and imagination and get ready to never grow up.

Instructor

Ashton Schaffer

Ashton Schaffer

Ashton Schaffer is a Washington DC based singer, actor, director and theater educator. Ashton holds a Bachelor of Music in Musical Theater from The Catholic University’s Rome School of Music, Drama and Art. After graduating Ashton took on the role of Education Manager and Summer Camps Director with Synetic Theater in Arlington VA where he directs the summer camp program as well as trains students in pantomime, physical theater and ensemble based theater creation. Ashton leads residencies, professional development and theater workshops around the DMV for students of all ages. He has studied and taken classes with Synetic Theater since second grade where he began in the summer camp program. He believes that everyone should have access to arts education and be able to share their stories and talents.

When not teaching Ashton has worked with notable theater companies such as: Synetic Theater, NextStop Theater Company, Monumental Theater Company, InterAct Story Theater, Little Theater of Alexandria, Upper Room Theater and more.