Fall Classes at Sutter Street Theatre

Following is information about classes held at the Sutter Street Theatre Annex, 710 Figueroa Street, Folsom.
  • All classes require a $25 deposit to hold a space in the class which will be used as part of the first month’s tuition.
  • Payment is due at the first session of each month and is for four sessions per month.
  • Students from the same family receive a 10% discount for each additional student.
  • Currently masks are required.
  • Except for Oil Painting and Private Lessons, a minimum of five registered students are required for a class to be held.
  • To register or if you have questions please call (916) 353-1001.
  • Showcase performances are presented every 3-4 months.
  • Unless otherwise noted classes will start in September.
OIL PAINTING CLASS with Mike Jimena (Class continues through summer)
Ongoing Every Tuesday – 4:30-7:30pm
Classes are taught in a workshop self-paced setting.
$100 for 3 classes including all supplies.
(classes do not have to be consecutive)
IMPROV FOR YOUNG PEOPLE with Allen Schmeltz (Class continues through summer)
Ages: 11-18
When: Fridays from 4:00pm-5:45pm.
Tuition: $60 a month
Limit of 12 students (Class is currently full but call to be placed on waiting list. Another session may be added.)
In the Improv class, students practice the skills of acting and improvisation through theatre games and exercises all while having fun in a safe, learning environment. The class is ongoing, and students may join at any time!
PRIVATE ACTING LESSONS with Allen Schmeltz or Alison Gilbreath
All ages
When: Various times available
Tuition: $35 per weekly 30-minute in person lesson.
Do you have a theatre or college audition coming up? Get professional coaching from Allen Schmeltz or Alison Gilbreath to get an edge on those auditions! Audition coaching is $50 for a one-hour session. Video recording of your audition is also available at an additional cost.
For questions or to sign up call Allen at (916) 802-2249 or email aschmeltz2000@gmail.com. For Alison call (916) 353-1001.
MUSICAL THEATRE with Alison Gilbreath (Classes start in September – Sign Up Now!)
Ages: 10-18
When: Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm
Tuition: $80 a month for four weekly classes or $25 a class for drop in.
In this class, students will cover all aspects of Musical Theatre performance, including solo songs, choral works, character building, audition technique and movement, stage presence and confidence. Private lessons also available by appointment.
ACTING CLASS with Alison Gilbreath (Classes start in September – Sign Up Now!)
Ages: 10-18
When: Mondays, 6:00-7:00pm
Tuition: $80 a month or $25 a class for drop in
This class will cover acting theory based on the Stanislavski technique and will focus on creating character, script analysis, performing monologues, sight reading, audition preparation, stage presence and confidence.
CHILDREN’S INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE with Lindy Mallonee (Classes start in September – Sign Up Now!)
Ages: 6-9
When: Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm
Tuition: $60 a month
This class offers young ones an introduction to basic theatre skills and acting techniques while having fun through drama activities, role-playing, ensemble games, stage movement, music, vocal projection, crafts, costuming & production.