The Ross Ragland Theater is excited to provide more educational experiences for adults.
From one day workshops to Masters classes to full session courses, we are expanding our educational opportunities for adult learning.

We offer a multi class discount whether multiple students from the same family or the same student taking multiple classes.  Please note that in the registration process.

Scholarships are available for most full session classes.


Check back often as we regularly will be updating with new opportunities!

Theater Classes


Dance & Movement



Swing Dancing

Date: Friday, June 28, 2024
Times: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Open Dance opportunity to follow: 8:30pm

Whether it’s date night or friends, learning to ballroom dance is always a great choice!  David and Jade will teach participants swing dancing in this fun summer evening opportunity!  This one time masterclass will introduce you to the fun of swing dancing!  The first 1-1/2 hours will be filled with fun instruction in how to swing.  Following the instruction portion, we will offer a time to practice what you have learned and dance the evening away.

Instructors: David Delana & Jade Alexander
Cost: $15/person

Stay Tuned for more adult class options in all the areas of the performing ARTS!

Theater Classes


Vocal & Instrumental Learning Opportunities


For Our Adult Classes

Kenneth Ruthardt

Adult Workshop Instructor

Kenneth Ruthardt is an actor who performed in over 30 productions (stage, TV, film) and is a SAG-AFTRA member.

Kenneth discovered acting by chance when he attended an open audition for the movie Drunktown’s Finest in 2012, his interest was piqued and he began studying the craft. He started acting in local theater productions and his first role was an aha! moment. Since then Kenneth’s television credits include Longmire, Manhattan, Better Call Saul, and the Sundance Film Festival selection Drunktown’s Finest. He is Mescalero Apache from New Mexico.

Charles M. Massie

Audition Fundamentals Instructor

Chip Massie has been involved in theatre since the early 1970’s in the San Francisco Bay Area. Over the years since, he has been involved with educational and community theatre from Los Angeles to Klamath Falls. Chip has produced, directed and acted in over 50 community theatre productions and has led dozens of acting workshops for community performers. He loves working with actors and coaching to help performers reach their personal goals and explore theatre fully.

Jade Alexander & David Delana

Ballroom Dance Instructors

David and Jade have over 25 years of dance experience. They have taught ballroom dance from the students’ rec center of Colorado State University to the vast Viewing Bride aboard the Royal Caribbean Azamara cruise line in Europe. The pair have taught a variety of lessons to a wide range of age groups and skill levels. Their primary goal is to bring the joy of dance to their students. Together they have taught a variety of dance styles such as the classic Viennese Waltz, fabulous East Coast Swing, saucy Cha Cha, Traditional and Argentine Tango and the fusion style of Blues. David and Jade are thrilled to bring their collective skills and love of dance to Klamath Falls!

Alex Burris

Class/Workshop Assistant

Alex has supported our adult programs in a variety of ways. She has offered assistance in both our workshops and longer classes.  Her stage manager, choreography & assistant directing experience prove to be an asset to many of our instructors in our adult education classes.