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The Program



The program includes theater workshops and rehearsals. During the after-school and summer sessions, we meet for one hour or 90 minutes either once or twice a week.


Get your groove on: relaxation and focus exercises: mental, vocal, physical
Act out: Improvisation and theatre games: develop concentration, creativity, language, body control and observational skills
Sound off: Script reading and singing
Step out: Dance and movement in a variety of contemporary styles
Get smart: Instruction in:

  • Basic acting, singing and production skills
  • Special clown and puppet techniques
  • Theatre history, the play and the playwright


Work on:

  • Lines
  • Blocking
  • Songs
  • Dances


  • Script
  • Scenery
  • Sound
  • Publicity


  • Launch a world premiere
  • Perform on stage at community events
  • Attend live professional theater


Free After-School Programs

African American Art and Culture Complex
762 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA

Buchanan YMCA
530 Buchanan St.
San Francisco, CA

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 3:30 to 4:30 pm

Free Summer Programs
Handful Players will be conducting several free summer musical theater programs in San Francisco's Western Addition, including at the Boys and Girls Club, Buchanan YMCA, Western Addition Beacon Center, Booker T Washington Community Service Center, Margaret Hayward Rec-Connect, and MagicZone.
For Information: contact Judith Cohen 415.921.8246 or email: info@HandfulPlayers.org