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Emerald Coast Theatre Company Opens Registration for 2024 Spring Educational Theatre Programs

Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s 2024 Spring Educational Theatre programs are so exciting this year! These programs provide creative and engaging classes designed especially for young thespians from preschool to high school, as well as adult classes. ECTC offers classes for Mini Players (K-1st), Little Players (2nd-3rd grade), Big Players (4th-5th grade), teens, and adults. This year, ECTC is offering SpongeBob the Musical, Musical Theatre Workshop - Pop & Rock, Jazz and Tap for teens and adults, Controlling Chaos: Intensive Improv Workshop, Actor’s Workshop - Audition/Monologue Technique, Beginner and Intermediate Ballet, ECTC Thespian Troupe, ECTC Jr. Company (9th-12th), and Individual Coaching Sessions for Jr Thespians/Jr Company. The full schedule of class dates and times along with tuition and registration rates can be found at

When asked about SpongeBob the Musical, Anna Fisher, Associate Artistic Director said, "As much as I dislike the actual cartoon, I absolutely love this Tony award winning Broadway musical! The music is an eclectic selection of original songs written by everyone from John Legend to Panic! at the Disco to Aerosmith and the zany characters are fun and diverse. This is a show that provides so many great roles for the entire cast." 

SpongeBob the Musical is sure to be a hit with the kids this year. Plunge into this stunning all-singing, all-dancing, dynamic stage show! When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save the fate of their undersea world!

Spring Youth and Adult Education Classes are held from January 6 - April 27, 2024. Payment plans and Scholarships are available. *Tuition price includes a $30 non-refundable registration fee. Class locations include ECTC's main space at 560 Grand BLVD, Suite 200 in Miramar Beach, FL as well as Florida Chautauqua Theatre (FCT) at 848 Baldwin Avenue in Defuniak Springs, FL and at the Hammock Bay Lake Club/Events Space, 4129 County Hwy 83A W in Freeport, FL.

“Theatre arts allow children to express themselves in a comfortable environment with other children, without judgement. And we are thrilled to be able to continue these programs to supplement the school programs. ” said ECTC co-founder and producing artistic director Nathanael Fisher. 

ECTC’s 2023-2024 season is made possible with support from Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, St. Joe Community Foundation, Howard Group, and the South Walton Tourist Development Council. Thank you to our Education Program Sponsors - Shoreline Title, Barker Williams, PLLC, Jennifer Crawford’s Own At The Beach Team with Keller Williams, Heritage Oak Wealth Advisors
To register for ECTC 2024 Spring Theatre Education classes, visit

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