2019 Fall Pop Up Classes

Wagner Summer Theater is piloting fall pop up classes!

Come join us for some fall fun and see what we are all about. We are still working on a few more offerings so check back periodically

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Saturday Oct 26th

Ages 4-7: 9am-11am

Join us for a fun Halloween themed introduction to drama class. Come in costume and play Halloween themed drama games. Parents are invited to join the last 5 minutes to watch a quick Halloween themed skit. Candy will be passed out.

Location: Prairie View Middle School Cost: $20


Slapshot! broadcasting workshop with the Iowa Wild

Ages 10 and up: Choose from Sunday Nov 17th (5:00 game) or Sunday Nov 24th (3:00 game)

One of our most popular summer camps is going POP UP! Go Wild with us as we join Iowa Wild’s play by play announcer Joe O’Donnell and his broadcast crew!
Choose the date your child will attend. Kids will tentatively arrive 60- 90 minutes before the game.
The students will have an opportunity for the following:
1) Get a behind the scenes tour of the franchise
2) A potential mock press conference with a player (this is subject to player availability)
3) Intro to hockey play-by-play (the game of hockey and broadcasting terms and broadcasting techniques)
4) Sit up in the broadcast booth shadowing broadcasters
5) Mock play-by-play booth for kids to call the game. We will record the audio of their broadcast and send it out to everyone after the broadcast
6) Admission for the child to the game
7) Discount tickets for families to join the game will also be available

Location: Wells Fargo Arena

Cost $100

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Holiday Improv for Kids

Saturday Dec 14th

Ages 7-10: 9am-11am

Ages 11-14: 11:30am-1:30pm

Join is for a fun filled morning of Holiday Improv. Students will learn the fundamentals of improvisational comedy, play games, and build stage presence and confidence. Come laugh with us and see what silly holiday improv show you can create in two hours. Parent are invited to join for the last 15 minutes for quick improv sketch put on by the kids!

The class will be taught by popular Des Moines improver Onnalee Kelley.


Onnalee was in the cast of Last Laugh Improv from 2014-2016. She is a current stand up comic at Funny Bone, Temple of performing arts, and the Des Moines Social Club. Onnalee is a member of CHOWDOWN improv which hosts a monthly sold out show at the Social Club. Most recently, she has been accepted as a cast member to Des Moines' newest comedy club Tee Hees. The boys and girls club of Iowa has also had mentorship from Onnalee building confidence through humor!

Location: Prairie View Middle School Cost: $35