Have you ever wanted to be a star in your own movie?

Lights, Camera, Action is a class that combines acting and movie making

Learn how to make a movie from start to finish, from scriptwriting to filming! We will explore storytelling through lights and shadows, crafting puppets and bringing them to life. By the end of the class you’ll have a short movie starring you!


For ages 10-18

Wednesdays & Thursdays
3:30pm – 5:30pm

Winter Session (16 classes)
January 17 – March 14

Spring Session (16 classes)
April 18 – June 6

School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Avenue

Complete and submit the registration form below.
For more information call 215-473-7810 or email

Pay Here  (16 class session is $50)

(Scholarships Available)

About the Instructors

Natasha Photo 2Natasha Cohen-Carroll (Film Instructor) graduated from Haverford College with a double major in English and Fine Arts with a concentration in photography. She was awarded the Center for Peace & Global Citizenship Grant and taught photography and theatre to children in Ahmedabad, India. Natasha is bilingual in English and French and advanced in Spanish. She has been an artist/counselor with the West Park Cultural Center’s Camp Ginkgo for the past two summers and has led stop-motion and poetry workshops throughout the year. She recently co-organized the Mustard Seed Film Festival with Hariprasad and is working on documentary film projects about community and culture.




Hariprisade Photo 2Hariprasad Kowtha (Theatre Instructor) has dedicated his life to performance as a vector of identity and resistance. He sang bhajans with the South Asian community in Phoenix, Arizona, practiced Carnatic vocals and performed Bharathanatyam.  Hariprasad currently teaches yoga, meditation and movement at the Ahimsa House and at a Project Home facility in North Philadelphia with Sheltered Yoga. He also designs curriculum for Philadelphia Theater of the Oppressed and co-facilitated T.O. Philly’s “Unpacking Race” workshop.  Hariprasad is part of the Philadelphia South Asian Collective and is editing a literary and arts zine of South Asian authors and artists. He recently co-organized the Mustard Seed Film Festival, the first and only South Asian film festival in Philadelphia.



Afterschool Camera Lights Action Registration

  • Lights - Camera - Action Spring Session starts April 19th / 16 classes
  • $0.00