Theatre Arts: 3rd-5th Grades
Thursdays from 1 – 2:15 p.m.
September 14 – November 2 (8 weeks)
3rd-5th Grades – Perfect for homeschool students!
Henry LaBrun Studio at the Wortham Center
Instructor: Anna Kimmell
Kids will have fun exercising their imaginations in this weekly daytime class led by Anna Kimmell exploring storytelling through the performing and creative arts! With activities in acting, dance, music, improv, design, writing, technical theatre, and more, this high-energy, low-pressure class builds life skills, confidence, and friendships through the arts. Kids will leave feeling empowered to take creative risks on stage and off.
Anna Kimmell is an actor, educator, and theatre artist from Atlanta, GA. A graduate of Elon University with a BFA in Musical Theatre, she has performed in regional productions at RI’s Theatre by the Sea, CO’s Lake Dillon Theatre, VA’s Mill Mountain Theatre, NC’s Flat Rock Playhouse, AR’s Arkansas Repertory Theatre, GA’s Georgia Shakespeare and Theatre of the Stars, and on The Wizard of OZ National Tour, to name a few. As an educator, Anna specializes in musical theatre, acting, and dance curricula for students of all ages. She served as the Director of Education at Mill Mountain Theatre in Virginia, Arkansas Repertory Theatre in Little Rock, and Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina, where she developed and managed year-round theatrical training programs for all ages, designed and led theatre outreach initiatives, and directed and choreographed main stage, black box, and touring children’s productions. In 2022, Anna assumed the role of Director of Education and Engagement at the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts in Asheville, North Carolina. Anna has also served as an adjunct and guest professor at Hollins University and the University of Central Arkansas.