Historical Theater Academy, Fall 2021

Thanks to our generous sponsors, the fall 2021 semester of Historical Theater Academy is free for all eligible participants. In this session, students will be writing, producing and performing a play pertaining to the Wives of King Henry VIII.

Historical Theater Academy is a unique program designed for students in grades 6-12 that takes place at Discovery Park twice each year. Academy participants receive instruction in multiple aspects of theater and historical research and then stage a performance of the original work they create. In addition to gaining experience in numerous disciplines including acting, set design, costuming, writing and historical research, students learn collaboration skills.

Students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to join us at Discovery Park for this wonderful opportunity to learn and grow in the theater world. This year, the exciting original production will be performed at Discovery Park of America on Dec. 11, 2021.

Classes begin on August 9, 2021 and are held each Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Discovery Park. Classes will be led by Discovery Park educators and guest lecturers.

To register your 6th-12th grade student, click here. After submitting your form, please wait 3-5 business days for verification from the program director.

If you have any questions, please email Nathaniel Newlin at nnewlin@discoveryparkofamerica.com.

Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, Warner Law Firm PLC and Third & Church of Union City and the Tennessee Arts Commission, the fall 2021 semester is free for all students who register.