Adventures in social development

Rehearsal for Life


Drama Troupes

Step into the spotlight with our Drama Troupes. Master stage directions, director lingo, and improv skills while creating and performing your own scenes. Discover your unique voice and embrace expression beyond words. Whether you’re seasoned or new to the stage, our Drama Troupes offer a inspiring space to unleash your creativity and shine.

Young Ladies Group

Designed for young women ages 14+, this class offers a delightful mix of activities, including crafting, sampling new foods, and indulging in self-pampering. Through these fun and engaging sessions, participants will build confidence and creativity. The journey culminates in creating a 30-60 second performance that allows each young lady to express her unique self.

Drama Exploration

Join us for a fun-filled summer class where young stars shine! In Drama Exploration, kids will learn the essentials of theater through engaging activities that promote sharing, turn-taking, and listening. Students will develop their acting skills while exploring the exciting world of drama, all in a supportive and playful environment. Perfect for budding actors eager to express their creativity and teamwork!

Video Production

Unlock your storytelling potential with our Video Production class for ages 13+. Learn to use iMovie to craft compelling videos from start to finish. This hands-on course covers everything from storyboarding and filming to editing and final production. Whether you’re a budding filmmaker or simply curious about video creation, you’ll gain the skills and confidence to bring your unique stories to life on screen.

“Joining ASD has been incredible for my child! They’ve gone from being shy and reserved to confident and expressive. They’ve made wonderful friends, especially with other kids who have disabilities. The supportive and creative environment at ASD has truly helped them come out of their shell. We’re so grateful for this amazing program!”

Jacob Davis, Parent

We believe there is nothing more important than helping people find their voice and tell their story. A voice doesn’t always have to be vocal; it can be expressed through creativity, connection, and community.

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8101 Birchwood Ct, Suite B, Johnston, IA 50131

(515) 306-0030