Adult Theater

Theater Classes for Adults

Taught by Boomie Pedersen, Co-founder & Director of Hamner Theater.
Email with questions and to register.

All classes are $25/a la carte (limit 2) or $20/7 or more class session 
Discount of 10% for multiple classes (ex.: Joy of Acting and Storytelling; Storytelling and Shakespeare)
Anyone who participates in a class session (7 or more classes) is welcome to join our production (no cost).
Rehearsal and performance dates will be announced in September.

Joy of Acting – Scene Study

Tuesdays: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Jan 9 – Feb 27, 2024 (8 sessions)


Culminates in an invited performance of the work accomplished during the session

Email to register



Email to register



For Adults

Led by Boomie Pedersen

Free and open to the public

Saturdays: 1:30 – 3:30 pm

Playback Sessions

Every first Saturday from 10am – 1pm

Free and open to the public

Next Playback is Saturday, January 6th

For current info and to confirm meeting dates
please email 

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Click here to go to The Hamner Theater at Crozet Arts webpage.
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Boomie Pedersen was born and raised in NYC. She has lived, taught, performed and studied in NY; Tokyo, Japan; Los Angeles, CA and now in Virginia.  She was a scholarship dance student with the Joffrey Ballet but gave up ballet to go to college.  Boomie holds a BA in English and Theater/Dance from Princeton University, and recently completed her MFA in Pedagogy and Performance at VCU.   She is Artistic Director of the Hamner Theater, which she co-founded in 2005; she runs the Hamner Improv Troupe and has taught Improv extensively to all ages as well as to businesses, caregivers and in other areas where Applied Improv is applicable.  She does Playback Theater, has acted, directed and produced in theaters in Charlottesville as well as Richmond.  She also founded the Central Virginia Theater Alliance and is active in the GCCA (Greater Crozet Arts Alliance).  Boomie is the Theater Advisor for Crozet Arts where she also teaches theater classes for children and adults and looks forward to introducing the Crozet Theater Workshop at Crozet Arts to the community.

 Click here to read more about Boomie at the Hamner Theater website.

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