theatre of the imagination

kids theatre classes that build confidence on and off the stage.

Our acting classes in Overland Park KS nurture your child’s flair for the dramatic in a positive and fun atmosphere!



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A positive & creative outlet

Build confidence & self-esteem

Every child is included equally


We believe every child should have a part to play, and should never get stuck in the back.


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Registration and Enrollment

Drama classes are hosted 4 times per year, in 5 week sessions. Drama Camps are held for 1 full week, offered during Summer, Spring, and Holiday breaks. Click to Book.

News & Updates

We keep our blog updated with fun information and tips about acting. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date with our Blog!


Most of our classes and camps are held at Congregation Beth Torah in Overland Park. We appreciate their hospitality and are celebrating over 20 years at their facility.

Career Opportunities

We hire theatre lovers grades 9th-12th grade to help facilitate classes during summer and throughout the year. Apply online at Join our Team.

Acting Resources

We provide acting resources throughout our YouTube channel and in our blog. Follow our YouTube channel here for tips!

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It can be hard to find acting classes where every child gets an equal chance to shine. At Theatre of the Imagination, we provide after school and weekend drama classes that build confidence, where your kid always has a part perfect for them. We nurture your child’s flair for the dramatic in a positive and fun atmosphere. Great for ages K-8th grade.

Acting Classes

When your kiddo has a week off school, you need them to stay busy and happy! We provide week-long sessions of drama camps in Summer and Spring, where kids can be themselves and build confidence. Join our next camp!

Drama Camps

Doing an audition in a quiet room is much harder than being on stage. We provide private acting coaching for kids or adults, to help you get prepared for taking your next step in the acting world! We can help prepare for auditions, create your resume, learn about talent agencies, and help you reach your goals as an actor.

Private Acting Coaching

When you’re hosting a large event or fundraiser, the success of the evening always comes down to how good your MC is with the crowd! With our MC, DJ, and auctioneer services, we can bring your crowd to life. We find out your goals, help you shine as an amazing event coordinator, and help you pull off an amazing event!

Special Events | Fundraising | DJ & Photo Booth

Kids can be hard to impress these days with all their fun birthday party options! With our Moving Making Birthday Parties, we’ll come to your event, give all the kids custom made parts, and film and edit a home-made movie all in one night! Your kids will keep the memories, and you’ll keep the bragging rights for best party ever.

Birthday Parties




Classes & Camps hosted at
Beth Torah

6100 W 127th St,
Overland Park, KS 66209


Acting classes great for ages 5-12

Theatre Director

Theatre of the Imagination Founder and Director Miles McMahon has taught acting to children for over 30 years.

“Mr Miles” and his amazing staff always make the classes engaging, informative and fun. Miles holds a Masters Degree in Theatre from UMKC (go Roos!).

Miles McMahon



We Know How to Make
Drama Fun For All Ages

Your kiddo shouldn’t get lost in the crowd

Their confidence should increase in class as they learn

They should have parts that fit their skill level

When you host an event, the DJ or Host should bring the room to life

When you are paying for MC or Auctioneer, they should make the event successful!


When you send your kiddo to theatre class, you expect them to have parts that make them feel great about themselves. Through our acting classes with small sizes, kids get custom parts that are made to match their skill level. We use drama to build confidence on and off the stage!

Drama Classes

Summer Drama Camps

Private Acting Coaching


When you host a special event, the DJ, MC or Auctioneer can make or break the success of your night. You need an expert who can bring the room to life! We help you host an event with confidence and fun energy, and make you look like the rock star event planner you are.

Birthday parties


DJ and Photo Booth

Host an Acting Workshop


What Students are Saying

My time at Theatre of the Imagination made me feel unstoppable! It gave me the confidence away from school that I needed to spread my funny wings and fly.

From making a brand new movie every day to learning new scripts every week to singing and dancing, Theatre of the Imagination let me stretch my creative muscles in ways I would never have expected from any other drama camp. I am happy to say that I made great friends that I still talk to today!

- Preston

If not for Theatre of the Imagination, I would not be where I am today. I was a wallflower as a child, but I so wanted to bloom. My dream was to be on the stage, but I was too nervous to try. My mom enrolled me in several drama camps around Kansas City, but none of them really clicked for me. Then I found TI and found my place!

I really liked how I did not have to try out for a role. I started when I was six, and I wanted to be a princess, but I also wanted to be a ninja. Mr. Miles wrote that part just for me, and I karate chopped my way through the play with the biggest smile on my face. Finding the place where I could be myself, silly and weird, was just what TI did for me.

- Monique

Drama is all about bringing people together. I started at the TI drama camp not knowing anyone, and by the end of the first day, I had two new best friends. One of them is my partner at our law firm today.

I love how we practiced our plays, made up silly jokes, and just got to be goofy the whole time. Yes, we were learning, but it didn’t feel like school. The teachers made the atmosphere comfortable and inclusive. We all felt special. Nobody was ever the “Third Xmas Tree From The Left”.

- Akshana

signing up with us is easy

1. book your class or event form online

Choose the times and age range that work for your family.

2. call us if you're new!

‘Whether its your first time in class with us, or your first event, we LOVE talking on the phone with new families! We customize parts for every student, so we love learning as much as possible about your student. If this is your first class, call us to ask any questions and tell us all about your kiddo!

3. celebrate your win and watch the room come to life!

Watch your student grow in confidence. Watch your event participants come out of their shells. Feel amazing as you bring the room to life with the power of drama!

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