Allen Schmeltz Productions - Teaching Theatre Arts to Children, Teens, and Adults.
Lesson & Workshop Information

Allen Schmeltz provides Private and Semi-Private (two students) lessons as well as Workshops. Workshops include a periodic showcase performance of student’s progress. Lessons are 45 minutes length. Workshops are two hours.

Vouchers through various Charter Schools are accepted for payment of lessons and workshops.  They are processed through Sutter Street Theatre's Theatre Production and Technical Academy.  Call for information.

Gift Certificates for lessons are also available.

Payments for lessons and workshops can be made by cash, check or credit card.


FEE SCHEDULE AND POLICY

PRIVATE LESSONS
Private Lessons - $40 per 45-minute lesson

General Information for Lessons
  • There is no charge for the first lesson.
  • A 10% discount is available for two or more students from the same family or a student who is also taking workshops.
  • Payment is accepted by cash, check or credit card at the time of the lesson.
  • Lessons are held at the Sutter Street Theatre, 717 Sutter Street or the Sutter Street Annex, 710 Figueroa Street in Historic Folsom.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes in length.

Private Lessons are also available in order to prepare for show auditions or for College Entrance Auditions.

WORKSHOPS
Ongoing Scene Study & Improvisation Workshops for young people 11-17 yrs. old are being conducted in cooperation with the Sutter Street Theatre Academy in Historic Folsom. In the workshops students learn the skills of acting and improvisation. Having fun while learning is the theme of the workshops. Periodic showcase performances will be given.

General Information for Workshops
  • There is no charge for the first workshop class you attend.
  • The workshop tuition is $80 per month for four two-hour workshops. In the event that there are five class lesson days in a month, there will be no workshop session one of the days.  If you join the workshop in the middle of a month, that month will be prorated.
  • A 10% discount is given to two or more students from the same family or to any student who is also taking private lessons from Allen Schmeltz.
  • There are two separate workshop sessions.  One on Mondays from 3:30pm to 5:30pm and on Fridays from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.
  • There is a maximum enrollment of 15 students.
  • These are ongoing workshops and students may enroll at any time.
  • Workshops are held at the Sutter Street Theatre, 717 Sutter Street or the Sutter Street Annex, 710 Figueroa Street in Historic Folsom.

To enroll or for further information, call Allen Schmeltz Productions at  (916) 802-2249  or email aschmeltz@earthlink.net or fill out our information form.  You may also call the theatre at  (916) 353-1001 .