BAM offers classes throughout the academic year suitable for actors of all ages and skill level! Classes are designed to help students develop confidence, enhance technique, make friends, and most importantly - have fun! Check out the fall class offerings below. All classes take place at BAM's Hinsdale or Clarendon Hills venue.


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Creative Drama for Tots!

(Ages 1 - 5)

Tuesdays, 9:00 - 9:45 am

September 20 - October 25

Fall in love with acting, singing, and all things dramatic with this fun, new class designed to engage our youngest budding stars! Each week will feature a different story that the kids will have fun acting out and singing along to. Parents are invited to stay with their child throughout the class.

Tuition: $95

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Acting & Improv

Grades K - 3 | Tuesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Grades 4 - 8 | Tuesdays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

September 20 - November 8

Get ready to hit the stage in this ensemble-based acting class! Students will learn the fundamentals of acting and improv as they work together to get that energy out and on the stage! Through a variety of activities and games, as well as scripted material, young performers will discover the magic of theatre in a fun and encouraging environment.

Tuition: $215

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Broadway Voices

Grades 3 - 8 | Thursdays, 5:00 - 6:00 pm

September 22 - November 10

Love to sing?! Students will celebrate their love of music, while also developing tools to become more confident singers as they learn and perform songs from Broadway’s greatest hits! This class will focus on the fundamentals of building excellent vocal technique, while also rehearsing a variety of musical theatre repertoire.

Tuition: $215

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Advanced Acting

Grades 9 - 12 (or special approval)

 Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

September 22 - November 10

Students will deepen their acting ability as they immerse themselves in the study of script analysis, character building, and onstage performance. Building both confidence and skills, actors will study a variety of acting techniques and apply them to assigned scenes and monologues.

Tuition: $215

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Acting for Adults

Ages 18+ | Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

September 22 - November 10

You ask, and BAM delivers: the time for parents and friends to take the BAM stage has arrived! Participants will learn a variety of acting and improvisation activities, as well as stage scenes and musical numbers. The class will culminate in an informal showcase for friends and family.

Tuition: $215

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For parents with a BAM student registered in a fall program,

email us for a promo code for $40 off!