Creating character one stage at a time



Wonder if your child might be bit by the acting bug? Want to give them the extra bit of confidence they need to shine? Students involved in the arts thend to have higher academic performance and better test scores.  Public speaking skills, ability to work with a team to achieve a goal, self discipline and learning to accept feedback are just some of the benefits for your child!


PRIVATE VOCAL AND PIANO instruction is offered at the Golden Chain Theatre, taught by James Mierkey, Mary Polsuch or Jennifer Janine.  Private instruction allows each student and teacher to create a unique path of learning. Generally meeting once a week, private lessons are appropriate for students of any age or skill level and can be taken concurrently with group classes. 30 Minute classes, $20 per class, payable one month in advance. Call 559-683-7112 PRIVATE LESSONS ARE FINISHED FOR THE SUMMER, CALL TO RESERVE YOUR FALL SPOT


GCT JUNIOR PLAYERS AUDITION ONLY PERFORMANCE GROUP Intermediate level class that will mix all elements of singing, acting and dance. Students will delve deeper into what students of this age can appropriately handle, including some scene work and character research, behavior and physicality modeling, acting, and singing exercises which require physical discipline and balance, harmony and marginally complex rhythms. This musical theatre performing group will open many of the performances at GCT in the 2019 season, requiring a major commitment of up to 3 performances a week in addition to rehearsals.  Classes are held Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 pm. Instructors: James Mierkey and Jennifer Janine. Call 559-760-8789 for information. Auditions are held in January and August.