Aurora Theatre Academy Enrolling for Fall Classes


With school back in session and families settling into the school year, Aurora Theatre announces an amazing array of classes for students this fall. The acclaimed Aurora Theatre Academy offers sessions for any student. From beginners to advanced and covering students in 1st-12th grade programs as well as, an Adult Acting Class. Aurora Theatre Director of Education, Jaclyn Hofmann, has put together an incredible team of teaching professionals, who you may have spotted on stage around Atlanta or on screen anywhere from Georgia Lottery commercials to HBO.

Aurora Theatre Academy Preparing Students to Perform Like Professionals

Aurora Theatre, being the only professional theatre in Gwinnett County, is the ideal place for people to study the arts.  What distinguishes Aurora Theatre Academy from other programs is that students have the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a world-class venue, and the instructors are working professionals with years of real-world theatrical experience. In addition to receiving training to be a winner onstage, students build confidence, improve communication and learn life skills that will be a valuable part of their bright futures.

Fall Classes Open House: Thursday, August 21 from 4:30-6:30pm

Prospective students will get to participate in sample classes, FREE of charge, and experience some of the theatre games & exercises that happen throughout a semester of classes, while parents will be able to ask questions as well as tour Aurora Theatre’s modern facilities. Light refreshments will be served.

Aurora Academy One Day Sale for Fall Classes on August 21

Sign up for any Aurora Academy Fall Class on August 21 and get $25 per student off your total registration.  The offer is good all day on August 21 online or in-person at Aurora Theatre. The sale coincides with the Open House to make things easy for parents of perspective students, but you may take advantage of it any time on August 21 (not just during Open House hours).

(Offer may not be used on previously purchased class registrations. This offer does not cancel out One Time New Student Registration Fee, the $25 comes off Total Registration Fee) 

Elementary School Students

Aurora Theatre Academy’s Mini (Grades 1 -3) and Master Classes (Grades 4-5) classes give students the opportunity to learn what it takes to put on a play. Students will be provided with valuable stage experience, all the while encouraging teamwork and collaboration with peers. The experience instills a sense of self-confidence in our students. Theywill be active participants in creating portions of the sets, costumes, and props for these exciting, whirlwind productions presented to family and friends.

Aurora Theatre Academy Intensive Classes for Middle and High School Students

The Acting Edge classes for Middle and High School StudentsencourageTeens to take the drama out of their life and put it where it belongs – on stage! Through a series of theatre games, exercises, and exploration, the class will become an ensemble of players rehearsing a collection of scenes to be performed for friends & family.  Students learn acting technique, team building skills, and are given an outlet to express their creativity in these classes.

Aurora Theatre Academy for Adults

Adult Improvisational Actingis perfect for the person wanted to act or maybe just feel more comfortable in front of an audience, and is ready to make the leap. In the Aurora Theatre Academy Adult Improvisation Acting Class, learn the craft and technique of Improvisational Acting. Work on skills like thinking fast on your feet, being a good collaborator by saying “Yes, and…,” building confidence for public speaking, and having a BLAST while doing it!


Acting Edge Middle School 

Mondays, 5-7pm, September 8 – October 27

Taught by Tiffany Porter

Acting Edge High School

Mondays, 5-7pm, September 8 – October 27

Taught by Tony Larkin (advanced 8th grade students may sign up for this class)

Adult Improvisation Acting

Mondays, 7:30-9:30pm, September 8 – October 27,

Taught by Tony Larkin

Home School Class (1st-5th grade)

Tuesdays, 2-3:30pm, September 9 – October 28

Taught by Catie Councell

Mini Class (1st-3rd grade)

Tuesdays, 4:30-6pm, September 9 – October 28

Taught by Catie Councell Master Class (4th-5th grade)

Tuesdays, 4:30-6pm, September 9 – October 28

Taught by Jessica DeMaria

Each session costs $175 per student.  There is a $25.00 first-time student application fee. Pre-booking guarantees your spot in one of our classes. Space is limited.


Online Registration:

By Phone: 678-226-6222

Aurora Theatre Education webpage: