CLASSES FOR AGES 2 to 12 (as listed)
OUR 2013-2014 THEATRE SCHOOL SESSION IS NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!
ACTING & IMPROV
A fun-filled introduction to theatre for the novice actor! Theatre games and improvisation exercises increase performance skills, awaken creativity, and encourage students to work with others to accomplish common goals
18 weeks - $550
ACTING FOR THE CAMERA
An introduction to acting for television and film, this class leads students through the commercial audition process. Video recording allows for instructor feedback as well as the opportunity for students to view their own progress.
18 weeks - $550
The All-Star Company rehearses two musicals (winter and spring) that tour to schools, hospitals, senior citizen residences, and other local organizations. The class is filled by audition only. Completion of Creative Drama I or II is a prerequisite to audition. SOLD OUT
24 weeks - $685
(ages 2-4 with caregiver)
BROADWAY BABIES is an introduction to the world of theatre for our youngest students. Children and their caregivers will use music, movement, and improvisation to create fun-loving characters and bring stories to life.
18 weeks - $350
BROADWAY DANCE STYLES
This class will explore the basics to musical theatre style dance. The focus will be on technique, rhythm, and performance skills in a non-competitive environment. Students will learn original choreography as well as exercises to build strength and creativity.
18 weeks - $530
CREATIVE DRAMA I
Students participate in theatre games, improvisation and scene studies that encourage creativity, self-expression, and self-confidence. In the spring, they perform a play that incorporates the skills learned and introduces elements of scenery and costumes.
20 weeks - $650
CREATIVE DRAMA II
Self-discovery for the actor continues in scenes, songs and more advanced acting exercises. Students also perform a scripted play or musical with costumes and scenery.
20 weeks - $660
INTERGENERATIONAL THEATRE WORKSHOP
(ages 10 & up)
The Intergenerational Theatre Workshop will pair together youth, teens, adults and seniors in scenes from renowned theater pieces for eight weeks, leading up to an evening of presentations for friends, family, theatre professionals and talent agents.
8 weeks - $250
INTRO TO ACTING
Students use role-playing and basic creative drama exercises to bring characters, scenes and stories to life. A great way for your child to make new friends and discover new talents while developing self-confidence.
18 weeks - $440
MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP
Musical theatre performance is more than a pretty voice; it’s acting through a song. Students explore how to interpret and connect to the lyrics to tell the story in the song. Selection of appropriate material for auditions and performance will be stressed, along with basic vocal technique and breath control. Staged musical numbers will also be introduced.
18 weeks - $575 (includes accompanist fee)
FOR AGES 6-8:
FOR AGES 9-12:
Individual coaching sessions for the actor wanting to enrich his or her personal process for plays, performance and other artistic goals.
4 weekly half-hour lessons - $200
PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS
Individual attention helps students learn breath control and vocal placement in a nurturing one-to-one environment. Exercises are used to strengthen and protect the voice, and both popular and theatre songs are rehearsed. Lessons are for one half-hour and are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
18 weeks - $900
THEATRE FOR EVERYONE
In collaboration with VSA-NJ, an organization which provides a wide array of arts programming for children and adults with all types of disabilities, this class will include theatre improvisation, storytelling, music, movement, and some visual art. The series will creatively address and include diverse learning styles and modes of communication.
18 weeks - $430
A wonderful introduction to the world of theatre for the imaginative child, the class brings favorite fairy tales and characters to life through music, movement and pretend play.
18 weeks - $440