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Junior Players

 

CLASSES FOR AGES 3 to 12 (as listed)

OUR 2014 THEATRE SCHOOL MINI-SESSION IS NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

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CLASS LIST


ACTING & IMPROV

(ages 9-12)

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

6 weeks - $175

Wednesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

AUDITION TECHNIQUES

(ages 9-12)

Find out what it takes to land that dream role. Topics covered include resume prep, choosing the right headshot, wardrobe etiquette, cold readings or musical selection, and dealing with audition nerves.

6 weeks - $175

Monday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

BROADWAY BABIES

(ages 3-4)

BROADWAY BABIES is an introduction to the world of theatre for our youngest students. Children will use music, movement, and improvisation to create fun-loving characters and bring stories to life.

6 weeks - $135

Friday 9:30am - 10:15am

DANCE FOR AUDITIONS

(ages 9-12)

The dance portion of an audition is just as important as the song you choose to sing. This workshop style class is designed to help each student become more comfortable when asked to dance at an audition.

6 weeks - $175

Tuesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

DANCE FOR BOYS

(ages 6-13)

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.

6 weeks - $175

Friday 3:45pm - 4:45pm (ages 6-9)
Friday 5:00pm - 6:00pm (ages 10-13)

INTRO TO ACTING

(ages 6-7)

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.

6 weeks - $150

Friday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

INTRODUCTION TO PRODUCTION

(age 8)

Students will learn the step-by-step process of putting on a production from casting to final presentation. They will learn the importance of characterization, rehearsal and working together as an ensemble.

6 weeks - $160

Tuesday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

MINI-SESSION SAMPLER

(ages 9-12)

Acting! Singing! Dancing! It takes all three to become a “Triple Threat” in show business today. Students work on vocal performance, acting techniques and movement while working toward a mini-showcase at the end of the session.

6 weeks - $195

Monday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

(ages 6-12)

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.

6 weeks - $195 (includes accompanist fee)

FOR AGES 6-8:

Monday 3:45pm - 4:45pm (ages 6-8)
Friday 3:45pm - 4:45pm (ages 6-8)
Friday 5:00pm - 6:00pm (ages 6-8)

FOR AGES 9-12:

Wednesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Wednesday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

PRIVATE COACHING

(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
(lesson times are scheduled on a first come, first served basis)

Thursday 30 mins. between 4:00pm - 9:00pm

PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS

(ages 8-12)

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.

6 weeks - $300

Monday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday 9:30am - 12:30pm

SKETCH COMEDY

(ages 11-14)

Students study various styles of comedy. After a quick introduction to joke formulas, students are shown how to write using their own experiences and observations as inspiration. Performance technique is then incorporated. Rehearsals follow culminating in a mini showcase of student performance.

6 weeks - $175

Tuesday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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(ages 8-13)

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.

6 weeks - $145

Saturday 9:30am - 10:30am

THEATRE TOTS

(age 5)

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.

6 weeks - $150

Tuesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Friday 5:00pm - 6:00pm