Imagination Station

ages 6-7
September 28th - November 23rd (9 classes)
Saturdays 9-10:30am

Participation Fee: $150

If you mix together theatrical design, mask making, and acting you’ll get the perfect class for your curious creator! Journey through time and around the world while you create your own set of masks and characters. Students will learn design, production principles, and performance from a global and historical lens.
This class culminates in a final showcase.


Costumes and Characters

ages 8-9
September 26th - December 12th (10 classes)
Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm

Participation fee: $120

Create, embody, and dress up the characters from your wildest imagination. In Costumes and Characters students will explore character development through improv games and exercises, then raid Mudlark’s costume closet to bring their ideas to life! Join us for a class experience unlike any other.
This class culminates in a final showcase.

creative improv at Mudlark

ages 10-14
September 24th - december 10th (12 classes)
Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm
Participation fee: $144

Creativity and spontaneity are at the heart of this action packed improvisation class. In each session, participants engage in improvised scenarios, creative movement exercises, vocal training, and character creation. The class gives students the opportunity to tap into their imagination and bring their own unique characters and stories to life on stage!


play lab

Play Lab is now full. Please email
to be added to the waitlst!

PLAY lab
Ages 8-11
October 14th - december 11th
Mondays & Wednesdays; 4:00-5:30pm
participation fee: $275

*PLEASE NOTE: Class will held December 9th, 10th, and 11th from 4-6:30 PM to serve as our Tech Week
**The final showcase for Play Lab Section Two will be on December 11th at 6:30pm (at 1417 Hinman)

Want to be in a play? Step onto the stage in PLAY LAB. Join a small cast of actors who will rehearse and perform a production of a brand new original play inspired by the story of Matilda. Throughout the rehearsal process, actors will hone their performance skills while building a supportive ensemble through their favorite theater games and exercises!

This class will be taught by Christina Lepri.


The League of Adventure

Ages 11-15
October 7th - December 9th
Mondays 4:30-6:30pm

Participation Fee: $250

PLEASE NOTE: the change in class time from last year. Class will now be held on Monday evenings rather than Saturday mornings.

Do you love improv but wish there was more dice rolling? Do you love your storytelling with a heap of magic? Is there a hero inside you just waiting for their moment in the light? Then League of Adventure is for you! Part pen-and-paper game and part improv class; League of Adventure uses table-top traditions like FATE and D&D to bring your characters to life!


half-day workshops

Join us on those pesky D65 Wednesday half-days for an afternoon workshop full of creative fun! We have workshops for 9-14 year olds, so everyone gets a chance to spend the afternoon at Mudlark.


For Ages 9-14
Participation Fee: $55/workshop
fall workshop package: all 3 workshops for $150

Wednesday October 2nd

Reality TV isn’t scripted… or is it? Put your writing, improv, and film skills to the test as we create the world’s newest hit reality show. An afternoon filled with confrontations, backstabbing, reunions, and over the top personalities will put to test the eternal question – why would anybody watch this?
Taught by Vanessa Strahan

Wednesday November 6th
Live and in Three Dimensions

You’ve probably practiced your skills capturing scenes on film, but have you ever ripped a scene from your TV straight onto a stage? In the tradition of staged parodies of famous TV shows, come explore what it’s like to recreate, impersonate, and perhaps lovingly mock characters close to all our hearts as we make TV 3D.
Taught by Felix Mayes

Wednesday December 11th
360 Theater

In just three and a half hours, transform a Mudlark rehearsal room into a brand new world, and invite an audience to come join us in it. Discover what it means to create a fully immersive performance and flex your designing, building, writing, and acting skills all in one action-packed afternoon.
Taught by Vanessa Strahan

Past Workshops Include…

Puppet Show
Stage Combat
Improv: Legends and Lore
Writing for Mudpie
Auditions & Callbacks
Build A Play: Shipwrecked
Mudlark Murder Mystery

*All Half-Day Workshops are held at 1417 Hinman Ave
*All Half Day Workshops will be held from 1-4:30PM