ActingUp Middle School Drama Club

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BDACT ActinUp Drama Club



BDACT’s Middle School Drama Club
For Students in Grades 6–8


CLASS STARTS September 14, 2023

Explore the World of Theater Together

ActingUp Drama club is a vibrant and inclusive community where Middle School thespians come together to explore the magical world of theater. Our primary focus is on four key elements that enrich our members’ experience: teamwork, theatrical learning, genre study, and community service projects. 

  1. Teamwork: We believe that theater is a collaborative art form that thrives on teamwork. Students learn the value of communication, trust, and cooperation as they work together to bring stories to life. Whether it’s preparing for a performance or organizing community service projects, our members learn to rely on each other’s strengths and support one another throughout the journey.
  2. Theatrical Learning: Our drama club emphasizes a holistic approach to theatrical learning. Students are encouraged to explore various aspects of theater, including acting, directing, stagecraft, lighting, sound design, and costume-making. We hope to invite local theater professionals, helping our members improve their skills and gain valuable insights into the world of performing arts.
  3. Genre Study: We will take a deep dive into the study of different theatrical genres. From classical Shakespearean plays to modern-day comedies and musicals, we expose our students to a wide range of genres and styles. This exploration allows them to broaden their artistic horizons, discover their interests, and gain a well-rounded understanding of theater’s rich history.
  4. Community Service Projects: We firmly believe in giving back to the community. Our club will engage in at least one community service project with a theatrical twist. For example, we might organize performances at local nursing homes or community centers to bring joy to the residents. We may also conduct workshops at nearby elementary schools, introducing younger students to the magic of theater and fostering a love for the arts.

The ActingUp drama club is not just a place for theatrical learning; it’s a place where young minds blossom, creativity flourishes, and bonds are formed for a lifetime. We nurture a passion for the arts, foster a sense of responsibility towards the community, and empower our students to become confident, empathetic, and expressive individuals. Join us, and let’s embark on this theatrical journey together!

Class days and times:

Thursdays  5:45 pm–7 pm

For classes please bring your child to the BDACT Fine Arts Center, 117 W. Maple Avenue, Beaver Dam, for the 5:45 pm start time.  We will meet them in the lobby and take them to the classrooms. We will return them to the lobby when class is done at 7:00 pm. 

Dates include:
September 14, 21, 28
October 5, 12, 19, 26
November 2, 9, 16, 30 (No class Nov. 23)
December 7, 14, 21 (No class Dec. 29)
January 11, 18, 25 (No class Jan. 4)
February 8, 15, 22, 29
March 7, 14


Sign up by September 14

Class Fee:
$12 per class
(23 sessions, One Semester, a $276 VALUE)
due the second day of class SAVE $46
($10/class: 23 sessions, One Semester, a $230 VALUE)

Participant fees include a T-shirt and all class supplies.

Three ways to pay

1. Pay by cash or check

Stop by the BDACT Box Office
117 W. Maple Ave., Beaver Dam
Open Tuesday & Thursday 10 am–4 pm

2. Pay at class with cash or check

3. Pay online right now