Acting Classes

CATCO is Kids

Acting classes for children ages 8-15

Occurring throughout the year for a wide variety of interests and skill levels at the Columbus Performing Arts Center. See below for full details. Class sizes are limited.

*Acting class reservations can be held for 5 business days; however, reservations cannot be guaranteed until full payment is received. Payments must be made by the 5th business day of hold, or your reservation will be given away. *
All sales are FINAL.

Questions? Call 614-645-7577.

Saturday Morning Musicals SOLD OUT!

January 19-March 23, 2019

When: Saturdays from 9 am-12 pm*
Where: Columbus Performing Arts Center | 549 Franklin Avenue
*Performances at 2:30 pm on March 23 & 24, 2019

Cost: $250
Ages: 8-13

Students spend 10 Saturday mornings building the skills necessary to become "triple threat" performers while learning and performing in a musical!

Featured for the Winter 2019 course: Seussical KIDS. Join your favorite Dr. Seuss characters in this musical production designed specifically for young theatre-goers!


Audition Class

December 3-7, 2018

When: Monday-Friday from 6:30-7:30 pm*
Where: Columbus Performing Arts Center | 549 Franklin Avenue
*Auditions for Babe, The Sheep-Pig from 1-4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, December 8 and 9, 2018

Cost: $75
Ages: 8-15

Students hone their audition skills and receive individual acting coaching. By the end of the week, each student will have an audition package that will be evaluated by the Director of the production.

Featured for the Winter 2018 course: Babe, The Sheep-Pig - Based on the popular movie Babe, comes a "tail" of a farmyard adventure! Full of heroes, villains and an adorable piglet who charms his way to success at the Grand Challenge Sheep Dog Trials.

Click here to register online or call 614-719-6764 to register over the phone.


Kids' Film Class

January 12-March 2, 2019

A CATCO is Kids and Broadway2LA partnership

When: Saturdays from 9-11 am*
Where: Columbus Performing Arts Center | 549 Franklin Avenue
*Showcase on Sat., March 2 from 9-11 am

Cost: $350
Ages: 8-12

Introduce your child to beginning film acting principles, along with auditioning skills for film and television. Principles include: listening and reacting, the Magic "If", wants and needs, actions and ruining the take. This course will also improve confidence and self-esteem!

For the first few weeks, participants will work on cold reading/auditioning skills. The last few class dates will be used to shoot and edit film scenes for the Showcase. At the Showcase, a red-carpet event, course participants will premiere their two-person acting scenes to industry professionals on the big screen.

Showcase Lineup:
CAM Talent Agency
Heyman Talent Agency
PCG Talent Agency
Candy Bennett Casting

Click here to register or call 614-572-9005 to register over the phone.