SCHOOL OF MUSIC 

AND THEATRE

Act Too Players, a Performing Arts School in Franklin TN,  strives to produce extraordinary theatrical experiences that creates an inclusive, empowering, and empathetic atmosphere for our kids & teens.  Aside from our well known children's theater program, we offer classes on acting, dance, and technical theatre. For children and teens, these classes, camps, and workshops open doors to imagination and self-confidence while holding fast to the discipline and work ethic that is crucial for any craft.

 

ATP produces six to nine different shows a semester with performances at the historic Franklin Theatre. ​

Our youth education programming is designed to give each student the opportunity for a well rounded performing arts education. We are located in Franklin, TN and within easy access to Brentwood, Spring Hill, Nashville, and Murfreesboro.  We pride ourselves in being one of the most respected training programs for youths interested in the performing arts.

We are currently enrolling for our Spring Classes.

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THEATRE

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WHAT MAKES US...US

Non-audition enrollment. Once you enroll, you are in the show.

THE TEAM

Sondra Morton
Theatre Arts Director

Megan Chambers
Experience Manager

Jayme Smith
Marketing/Billing

Zach Shockley
Musical Director

Erica Haines
Choreographer & Vocal Instructor

Lisa Gillespie
Play Director, Tap & Acting Instructor

Vicki White Levy
Group Voice Instructor

Sarah Daddario
 Improv Coach

Corrie Maxwell
Little Act Too & Kindermusik

Led by Nashville theatre professionals, your son or daughter will learn from experts in the field. Not only does this ensure a quality, educational experience for all involved, but provides an invaluable opportunity for those kids who are serious about performing to learn first-hand what they can expect--and what will be expected of them--in a professional working environment later.

 

Our instructors have received training and degrees from universities and/or professional drama programs. Our instructors are highly qualified in acting, playwriting, directing, stage managing, music directing, and arts management. All have experience in working in the local, regional, and national theatre scene. 

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May 19, 2016

 

Hello, families!  Right now is both our favorite and least favorite time of year - the last weeks of the semester means the thrill of performance time, but also the parting of classes and casts that we’ve grown to love, and who have grown to love each other. It’s bittersweet, but so exciting and fun, both for the students and for us!

 

Day to day, my Act Too world centers around the front office. But once we move into the T...

Your young performer has auditioned for a show. They have learned the audition material. They practically sing the audition song in their sleep. In fact, you’ve probably heard it so much you feel ready to audition for the part. But when the cast list comes out and they aren’t cast as the character they had hoped you find yourself dealing with a multitude of emotions while trying to help navigate your child through theirs.

 

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February 22, 2016

 

It’s that time again! Casting time! The time when everyone works their butt off to prepare for the audition, come in, give a great audition and then wait for the cast list to be posted. It’s a stark realization that with every cast list I post, I have 3 happy students and 20 other students facing disappointment.

 

Act Too Players is listed as a training school which primarily means that we don’t audition kids to get into a...

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1113 Murfreesboro Rd, Ste 119

Franklin TN 37064

(615) 294 0667

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