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“Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.” – Willem Dafoe

Register for classes now!


Welcome to the Theatrical Learning Center!


We are excited to bring you a wide variety of classes in our fall curriculum including: Acting, Musical Theatre, Stage Combat, Acting Technique, Makeup, Sound Engineering, Improv, and much more.  


In the following catalog, you can learn more about the classes, the instructors, and all you can learn at the TLC. Then use the "Link To Purchase" button to purchase a ticket for your class. Become a better actor, musician, artist, and technician all at the TLC.  


Don’t hesitate to sign up for your classes today (prices are low and spaces are limited).  Feel free to email the Dean of Education, Michael Naffziger, for more details at


Meet the Instructor

Michael D. Naffziger (Master Class Instructor) is a TONY nominated theatre educator and director. He has been an actor, director, and producer of theatre for over a decade.


Before becoming the Theatre Director at Indian River Charter High School, Michael was the producer for the D-Gallery Theatre in Los Angeles, while performing with The Redlands Civic-Light Opera.


At Indian River Charter High School, several of Michael’s productions have received the title of “Florida Thespian Mainstage '' and have been invited to perform in professional theatres (The STRAZ Center for the Performing Arts and The Tampa Theatre).


Some of his latest productions include Lord of the Flies, The Fantasticks, Camelot, To Kill A Mockingbird, Jekyll and Hyde, and CATS. Michael is the owner of the lighting company East Coast Encore, and the Vice President of The Vero Beach Theatre Guild. Michael lives in Vero Beach with his incredibly supportive wife, Lindsay, and his two amazing children, Alyzsa Love (16) and Jagger Dones (13).

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