Dragon Theatre is proud to offer classes for both children and adults.

Dragon has partnered with Broadway by the Bay to create the new Redwood City Youth Theatre program. All youth programs are developed and run by Dragon’s Education Director Justine Bechler. Please email her with questions. For a full listing of all of the classes we offer, from toddlers to teens, please visit the Redwood City Youth Theatre website.




In this class students will learn to apply basic stage makeup to be used for any future experience.
In celebration of Halloween, students will also learn techniques to become scary skeletons!

Saturday, October 19th
10:30 am – 12 noon
Tuition: $35
Location: The Dragon Theatre
2120 Broadway, Redwood City
Students must bring:
Ben Nye starter makeup kit
Black Liquid Eye Liner
Black Eye Shadow


Click here for information on how to purchase your makeup kit.


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Class participants have fun and work on technique and presentation speaking skills with improvisational exercises, lead by the teacher. Learn a short history about six specific playwrights. Work on one scene or monologue for a performance on November 2nd for an invited audience.    

Due to popular demand a SECOND class just added

September 24 – October 29th

Tuesdays 12:30p – 2:30p
with final showcase Saturday, November 2nd from 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuition: $150

September 25 – October 30 (6 week session) – SOLD OUT

Wednesdays 7-9p
with final showcase Saturday, November 2nd from 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: The Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City, CA  94063

“Scene Study Acting Class” is open to newcomers and veterans alike. Class size is limited, with scholarships available.




Our very popular Saturday morning Improv Class is back. This six week class welcomes everyone: those new to Improv, seasoned improvisers, actors who want to try this genre of theater, and all those in between who just want to have fun. Games are designed for everyone’s enjoyment and growth.  Many techies, doctors, lawyers, couples, and homemakers find this class refreshing and fun and a way to unleash their creative talents and become more open and communicative.

Come give Improv a try Saturday mornings at the Dragon Theatre.

October 12 – November 23 with no class on November 2.
Six week class runs on Saturdays from 10am – noon

These rounds of classes are taught by Corinne Kason.

WHO: Anyone aged 18 and up! There’s a minimum requirement of 8 people for the class to be a “go.” A maximum of 16 students accepted so register early to make sure you get a spot in this popular class! Registration closes at 5 pm Wednesday, October 9th. .

HOW MUCH: $200 for the entire 6 weeks (about $33 a session), with an early bird discount of $175 if you register by September 27.



About Justine Bechler: Justine is a South Bay area native with personal ties to Redwood City. She is a professional actor, singer, and theatre educator having most recently worked at California Theatre Center where she was the head of the education department. Justine has worked with students ages 5-18 having directed and vocal directed numerous productions as well as mentoring teenage teaching artist interns and has personally written a few scripts for the younger students to perform. Justine is an extremely dedicated and hardworking individual who has grown up on the stage and has a passion for educating the art of performance. She loves passing on the knowledge of how the vocal instrument functions to impart proper singing skills and helping actors grow while simultaneously instilling confidence to students. Justine first fell in love with theatre education while taking a course at Cal Poly Pomona where she and two fellow students worked with local high schoolers to produce their own play. She loved watching theatre bring people from all different backgrounds together and collaborate on a common goal. Justine is very excited to land at the Dragon Theatre to work with the students in this wonderful community to help them grow to be the best performers and technicians they can be! Please email her with questions about youth or adult programming.