Theatre Classes

Improv for Adults – Adults

Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00pm

A 9-week class designed to give you a strong foundation in improvisational theatre. Useful in all arenas; home life, business teamwork, public speaking, and on stage. You will learn improv’s underlying principles through games and exercises and in the process become more agile, adaptive and spontaneous. Previous experience in improv a plus but not necessary!


Cost: $225 for 9 weeks
Session: 9 weeks (March 30 – May 25, 2017)
Class Size: Class size is limited; reserve now!
More Information: Class will culminate in a performance for friends and family.
Tracy Connor

An actor/writer/improvisor, Tracy Connor has lived in Boston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles (20 years) and Cincinnati. She moved to Cincinnati in 2007 to work with a groundbreaking innovation effort; The Clay Street Project at Procter & Gamble. At Clay Street, her talents as a writer/actor/improviser are all called into play as she helps business teams change their dynamics to tackle different challenges. She also works as a corporate executive coach, and teaches improvisation and writing classes.

Tracy comes from a strong stage background. She graduated with a degree in theatre from Emerson College in Boston and received additional theatrical training at Second City and Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, Loose Moose Theatre with Keith Johnstone in Calgary, Alberta and the British-American Drama Academy in Oxford, England.

A veteran improvisor, Tracy spent a dozen years as a company member of Los Angeles Theatresports now known as Impro Theatre. TV Credits include Huff; Push, Nevada and In Living Color. Film credits include Home Alone, Dutch, and indie For Pete’s Wake. Her writing has been influenced by her work with noted LA teacher/poet, Jack Grapes. Her LA writing/performance ensemble, the Quarterly Report, coached and directed by Paula Killen, wrote and performed original monologues in the Spoken Word genre from 2001 – 2009. Her monologue e-book, I GREW UP IN A NURSING HOME is available on amazon.

She lives in North Avondale in an old Tudor with her husband Ron and their maltipoo, Coco. Since 2011, she has produced a quarterly literary salon, TONGUE & GROOVE/Cincinnati in Clifton that features local writers, poets and storytellers.

Contact instructor at tconnor425@gmail.com or (323) 578-5985 to register.

Mime Workshop – Adults

Thursdays 6:00 – 6:45pm

A 9-week class designed to provide an introduction to mime. Great for improvisors and performers. You learn mime through physical drills and practice and in the process become more agile and creative. Previous experience in mime a plus but not necessary!


Session: 9 weeks (March 30 – May 25, 2017)
Cost: $10/drop-in, $72/9-class series, $45/if added to improv class.
Instructor: Tracy Connor
Class Size: Class size is limited; reserve now!
Tracy Connor
An actor/writer/improvisor, Tracy Connor has lived in Boston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles (20 years) and Cincinnati. She moved to Cincinnati in 2007 to work with a groundbreaking innovation effort; The Clay Street Project at Procter & Gamble. At Clay Street, her talents as a writer/actor/improviser are all called into play as she helps business teams change their dynamics to tackle different challenges. She also works as a corporate executive coach, and teaches improvisation and writing classes.

Tracy comes from a strong stage background. She graduated with a degree in theatre from Emerson College in Boston and received additional theatrical training at Second City and Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, Loose Moose Theatre with Keith Johnstone in Calgary, Alberta and the British-American Drama Academy in Oxford, England.

A veteran improvisor, Tracy spent a dozen years as a company member of Los Angeles Theatresports now known as Impro Theatre. TV Credits include Huff; Push, Nevada and In Living Color. Film credits include Home Alone, Dutch, and indie For Pete’s Wake. Her writing has been influenced by her work with noted LA teacher/poet, Jack Grapes. Her LA writing/performance ensemble, the Quarterly Report, coached and directed by Paula Killen, wrote and performed original monologues in the Spoken Word genre from 2001 – 2009. Her monologue e-book, I GREW UP IN A NURSING HOME is available on amazon.

She lives in North Avondale in an old Tudor with her husband Ron and their maltipoo, Coco. Since 2011, she has produced a quarterly literary salon, TONGUE & GROOVE/Cincinnati in Clifton that features local writers, poets and storytellers.

Contact instructor at tconnor425@gmail.com or (323) 578-5985 to register.

Musical Theatre Song and Dance – Ages 9 – 12

Mondays 6:15 – 6:45pm

This is an exciting new class for MamLuft&Co. Dance, taught by the fantastic Kim Mann! Musical Theatre Song & Dance will begin with a vocal warm up that reinforces pitch, tempo, beat, stage presence, and vocal independence. Additional warm-up activities will teach stage direction, spatial awareness, coordination, vocal projection, rote learning, and stage etiquette. Improvisation, memorization, and character voices will be explored through role playing. Choreography and proper vocal production will be learned through song and dance. Students will perform singing and dancing to a Broadway selection in the spring recital! This class is terrific for boys and girls. Boys dance too!


Session: 15 weeks (January 9 – May 15, 2017; No class January 16, February 6 and 20, March 27)
Cost: $156 for 15-week session
Instructor: MamLuft&Co. Dance
More Information: Monthly payment plans and need-based scholarships are available. Please see MLCo.org/classes.
Walk-Over Service from Fairview-Clifton German Language School available for classes that begin at 4:00pm – all other classes must call first.  Students will be picked up from FCGLS at 3:45pm on the day of their dance class and brought to the CCAC. Cost: $1 per day
MamLuft&Co. Dance
MamLuft&Co. Dance is a non-profit, resident modern dance company based in Cincinnati, Ohio and founded in 2007. The organization is in its eighth season (in 2014-2015) of working to bring more Modern Dance (and a better understanding of it) to more people in innovative and palpable ways. Its performer-collaborators—who are originally from Texas, Tennessee, New Jersey, Nebraska, Virginia, New York, and of course, Ohio—create modern dance performances, education, and outreach.
Registration deadline is December 29, 2016.  Visit MLCo.org/classes to register!