Ballet, theater, art, music, yoga classes in Crozet, western Albemarle, near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Theater for Adults

The Elements of Acting

with Boomie Pedersen

Age 18 and up
2 hours – Time TBD

An acting class for adults with or without experience.  Starting each class with a solid warm-up, we will explore the basics of acting and finding the truth in character and situation, using monologues and scenes.

We are in the process of scheduling this class – please email if you are interested to let us know your availability (preference for daytime or evening class, and day of the week). Thank you!

Shakespeare for Health

with Boomie Pedersen

This is a class geared towards older adults, integrating breath and body, the verbal and the physical for a stronger, healthier whole!  The class will be based on sonnets and monologues from Shakespeare’s plays and will proceed at  the participants’ own speed. Performance optional!

We are in the process of scheduling this class – it will meet in the late morning or even as a BYO lunchtime class.  Please email  if you are interested to let us know your availability (time/day of the week). Thank you!

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Free Improv with HIT
(Hamner Improv Troupe)
at Crozet Arts

Sundays:  4:00 – 6:00 pm

 Boomie Pedersen was born and raised in NYC. She has lived in NY; Tokyo, Japan; Los Angeles, CA and now lives in Crozet with two, sometimes three, of her six children. She has a dance background, holds a BA in English and Theater from Princeton University, and has worked in the theater most of her life. She recently became the Artistic Director of the Hamner Theater, where she was Co-Artistic Director  for 8 years.  She runs the Hamner Improv Troupe and has taught Improv at North Branch School, theater at Renaissance School, acting and directing at Randolph College, as well as acting, directing and producing in many of the area’s theaters.  She was also instrumental in founding the Central Virginia Theater Alliance.  Boomie is the Theater Advisor for Crozet Arts where she also teaches theater classes for children and adults.  She is currently a MFA candidate in Performance & Pedagogy at VCU.   Click here to read more about Boomie at the Hamner Theater website.