LIVE (in-person) WORKSHOPS!

These workshops will be held in-person (live) at CTA.

COVID-19 Safety Protocol:

  • Limit the number of students in each workshop/class.

  • Only students pre-registered for the workshop will be admitted to CTA.

  • Parents must check students in and out with a teaching artist/staff member at the front door.

  • The front door will remained locked. Guests must call the office or ring the door bell.

  • All staff, teaching artists, students, and guests must wear a face mask (covering the nose and mouth) at all times unless eating/drinking.

  • Upon entrance all staff, teaching artists, students, and guests must have a temperature scan (no one will be permitted entrance with a temperature of 100.4 or more) and must sanitize their hands with soap and water or hand sanitizer.

  • Maintain a social distance of six feet at all times. Students will be assigned specific locations to work in during workshops.

  • No drinking from the water fountain. Staff, teaching artists, and students may use the water fountain to re/fill their water bottles only


  • We are limiting each class/session to a maximum of 10 students.

  • Classes will be held in our main building to allow for proper distance and air circulation requirements.

  • In addition, there will be a COVID-19 Assumption of Risk, Release, and Waiver of Liability Agreement that all parents/guardians must sign & return along with the usual release/waiver documentation.

  • During the workshop period (and in the few weeks after), should your student/s or someone in your household test positive for COVID-19 you must notify CTA ( immediately. We will then notify all workshop families, teaching artist, CTA's Board of Directors and staff that someone involved (names will not be released) has tested positive and recommend that everyone take the necessary actions (example: consult your family physician/doctor, be tested, go in to quarantine for the time period required.) We will then switch to an online session for the time period mandated for quarantine.

  • Should a new state or county order prohibit us from being in-person, we will switch to an online session for the time period mandated.

WHOSE LAUGH IS IT ANYWAY?  Comedy Improv Workshop

They say laughter is the best medicine & this workshop will provide tons of it. Students will build confidence playing improv games, learning about comedy acting skills + timing, working on group acting scenes, and so much more! This workshop concludes with a free showcase performance for families and friends on CTA's main stage!

This class is taught in the style of the television show "Whose Line is it Anyway?"

AGES: 9-15
TUITION: $95.00 (with current Annual Registration)
WHEN: 4:30-6:00 p.m.; Tuesdays, April 20-June 8, 2021. Performance: 6:00 p.m.; June 8.
TEACHING ARTIST: Tiffany Shannon Productions
PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS with Tiffany Shannon Productions

Through theatre production workshops students gain experience and knowledge in acting techniques, improvisation, characterization, movement, props, scenery, and much more. These workshops conclude with a final performance on our main stage. In production workshops, teamwork is a major focus and all participants are guaranteed a role. We encourage students with all levels of experience to attend. * NOTE: Theatre Production Workshop show titles are subject to change due to cast size and requirements.

AGES: 7-15
WHEN: 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, February 2-April 6, 2021.
AGES: 7-15
WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Mondays, March 1-May 17, 2021
AGES: 7-11
SESSION 1: 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, March 3-May 19, 2021
SESSION 2: 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, March 3-May 19, 2021

The Fine Print


Registration is required for all workshops. A one time Registration Fee must be paid annually for students to participate in theatre arts education sessions. The Annual Registration Fee is $20 for one or more students per family and is valid from July 1 until June 30 annually.

Students are required wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or closed toe shoes (no Crocs, sandals, flip-flops or skirts for the ladies.) Students are not allowed to bring cell phones, toys, games or other electronic devices. A telephone is available for emergency use.

All workshops are located at CTA’s theater complex in Bay Head Park, 1661 Bay Head Road, Annapolis 21409. For more information email or call us at 410-757-2281.


Cancellation Policy:

  • Minimum of 3 weeks prior to workshop: Full refund minus annual registration fee.

  • 2 weeks prior to workshop: Refund minus $75 administrative fee and annual registration fee.

  • First day of workshop or later: No refund.


Inclement Weather Policy: Workshops follow the Anne Arundel County School closings. If schools are closed or afternoon and evening activities are cancelled, the workshop is cancelled for the day. You can email if you have questions or concerns.


Check In/Out Policy: Please know that the purpose of all this is for your student’s safety and well-being. Thank you for your cooperation and for helping our program run smoothly!

  1. Students, including teens, must be checked in and out by a responsible adult. Please sign your student into their class and say hi to the teacher or supervising adult. This will help us to know who you are!

  2. If you will be more than 5 minutes late picking up your student, please call the Instructor or our office at 410-757-2281 to let us know.

  3. Please notify the teacher if another adult has your permission to pick up your student that day. Parents must understand that once their student is signed out, they are no longer the responsibility of Children’s Theatre of Annapolis.