The Bell Tower Theater is excited to announce their award-winning Kids Take the Stage Youth Theater Classes are happening again this winter! 

Photo Credit: Keith B. via Canva
Photo Credit: Keith B. via Canva

Youth from kindergarten to sixth grade can immerse themselves in these captivating and creative weekly classes' covering the world of music and theater. 

Bell Tower Theater Artistic Associate Sue Flogel and guest teacher Michelle Blanchard will teach five different classes. Under their guidance, kids at all skill levels will have fun learning all things theater. Space is limited to 16 students per class. 

Photo Credit: Keith B.
Photo Credit: Keith B.

Classes are held in the classroom and on the stage at the Bell Tower Theater, 2728 Asbury Road in Dubuque. Cost range from $70 - $95. However, financial assistance scholarships are available for qualified families. 

Let’s Pretend Kindergarten & 1st Grade - Mondays from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, January 30 to March 6, 2023.

Take a trip to the world of make-believe. This enchanting class uses kids' imagination and self-expression to build concentration, confidence, and communication skills. The goal is to have fun discovering the world of theater! 

Pete the Cat Adventures Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grades - Fridays from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, February 3 to March 10, 2023

Do you love "Pete the Cat" books? This class will bring some of your favorite Pete stories to life with you as the actors. 

Creative Theatrics 2nd & 3rd Grades - Wednesdays from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, February 1 to March 8, 2023

This class uses beginning acting techniques and cultivates skills that help kids to be confident and comfortable on stage, using stories and short plays as a foundation. Each course focuses on creating believable characters using props, costumes, pantomime, and dialogue. 

Acting 4th, 5th & 6th Grades - Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, February 2 to March 9, 2023

This class focuses on acting skills and how to create believable characters. Kids will explore improvisation, stage movement, and pantomime. We will use skits and short plays to work on mastering the skills needed to act on stage. 

Musical Mashups 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th grades - Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:00 pm, January 31 to March 7, 2023

In this class, kids learn well-known songs from Broadway musicals and combine them into a single story. Acting and singing skills go hand-in-hand on this musical journey! 

For information or to sign up, call 563-588-3377, visit or stop by the Bell Tower Theater, Monday through Friday, 11 am to 6 pm. 


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