Classes & Education

Click here to download and print the Education Registration Form

CTA provides young performers workshops, audition training, summer camp and “Behind the Scenes” theater training days. These programs give each participant the opportunity to learn the basics of theatre, expand their imagination, develop voice, dance and performance techniques, and much more.

CTA provides a wide range of theatre arts education, including:

  • Audition workshops, including the basics of how to audition and how to get noticed by the production team.
  • Workshops with multiple sessions in both fall and winter sessions, held weekly over 8 to 12 weeks period focusing on development of the total performer and ending with a performance for family, friends, and the general public.
  • Special master classes are presented periodically with highly regarded professionals in different areas of the theatre arts.
  • “Behind the Scenes” training is presented to all production participants and walks them through all the aspects of the physical theatre.

All training, workshops and camps are aimed to specific age and skill groups.


Registration is required for all workshops and students must be a CTA member to participate. Memberships are $10 for an individual, $20 for a family. To register, download and complete the Education Registration Form and follow the instructions at the bottom of the form on how to submit your completed Registration Form and payment.

Students are required wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or closed toe shoes (no Crocs, sandals, flip-flops or skirts for the ladies.) Students are not allowed to bring cell phones, toys, games or other electronic devices. A telephone is available for emergency use.

All workshops are located at CTA’s new theater in Bay Head Park, 1661 Bay Head Road, Annapolis 21409. For more information email or call us at (410) 757-2281.


Cancellation Policy:

  • Minimum of 3 weeks prior to camp: Full refund minus the membership fee.
  • 2 weeks prior to camp: Refund minus $75 registration fee and membership fee.
  • First day of camp or later: No refund


Inclement Weather Policy: Workshops follow the Anne Arundel County School closings. If schools are closed or afternoon and evening activities are cancelled, the workshop is cancelled for the day. You can email the instructor if you have questions or concerns.

Upcoming Workshops


Broadway Insider Q&A With a Broadway Connection Teacher and Star of Peter & the Starcatcher Acting and Improv Techniques in the style of Peter & the Starcatcher

CTA and Broadway Connection is bringing Broadway to you!!! Students will have an unforgettable experience taking their acting and improv skills to new heights in a BC workshop! Join us for an exciting and inspiring class taught by a Broadway performer currently touring with Peter & the Starcatcher. The class will end with an exciting “Behind-the-Scenes” Q & A where students are encouraged to ask about auditions, Broadway, and the excitement of performing every night!  A FEATURED BROADWAY BOUND STUDENT will be chosen by the teacher after every BC Master Class or Workshop. This is an extra special addition to the class that inspires students to be at their best! The student will be announced at the end of class and then featured on Broadway Connections Facebook page:

Ages: 12 to 18

Date: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 10

Fee: $125



* * * *  SUMMER CAMPS!  * * * *


This week-long summer camp focuses on the three main components of musical theatre: singing, dancing and acting! Your student will have a blast as they sing and dance to styles ranging from classic musical theatre ballads to funky hip-hop. Students will build confidence playing improv games, working on group acting scenes, and so much more! There will be a final performance for families and friends on CTA’s main stage. The performance will take place on Friday during the last hour of camp. Don’t forget to send in a pre-washed T-shirt for your student to tie-dye and wear for the performance!

Ages 8-11

  • Session 1: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 14-18
  • Session 2: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 28- August 1
  • Session 3: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. August 11-15

Ages 12-17

  • 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 23-27

Fee: $250

Instructor: Tiffany Shannon



Do you have a little performer at home? We have the workshop for you! Students will meet others with similar interests and build social skills through singing, dancing and acting out our favorite stories. Students will gain insight on becoming a character and movement skills. There will be an exciting performance on CTA’s main stage on the final day at 12:30 p.m.

Ages 5-7

  • Session 1: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21-25
  • Session 2: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. August 4-8

Fee: $180

Instructor: Tiffany Shannon



**** NOTE: The following classes are currently in progress.  ****

Workshops presented by Tiffany Shannon Productions



  • Session one: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, February 17 to May 12, 2014.  (No class on April 14th). Final performance at 3 p.m. May 17, 2014.
  • Session two: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, February 19 to May 14, 2014. (No class on April 16th). Final performance at 5 p.m. May 17, 2014.
  • Session three: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, February 19 to May 14, 2014. (No class on April 16th). Final performance at 7 p.m. May 17, 2014.

* NOTE: This class is currently in progress.



Dates: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, February 17 to May 12, 2014. (No class on April 14th). Final performance at 6:30 p.m. May 16, 2014.

* NOTE: This class is currently in progress.




Dates: 1-3 p.m. March 6 to May 15, 2014.  (No class on April 17th). Final performance at 6:30 p.m. May 15, 2014.

* NOTE: This class is currently in progress.

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