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Junior Players

 

CLASSES FOR AGES 5 to 11 (as listed)

OUR 2016 THEATRE SCHOOL MINI-SESSION IS OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

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CLASS LIST


ACTING & IMPROV

(ages 9-11)

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 - $200

Wednesdays 3:45pm - 4:45pm

DANCE FOR AUDITIONS

(ages 9-11)

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 - $200

Tuesdays 6:15pm - 7:15pm

INTRO TO ACTING

(ages 6-7)

Students use role-playing and basic creative drama exercises to bring scenes and stories to life. Children should have reading skills. A great opportunity to make new friends while developing self-confidence.

6 weeks - $175

Mondays 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesdays 3:45pm - 4:45pm

MINI-SESSION SAMPLER

(ages 9-11)

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 - $215

Fridays 3:45pm - 4:45pm

MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

(ages 6-11)

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 - $210

FOR AGES 6-8:

Mondays 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Tuesdays 3:55pm - 4:55pm
Fridays 5:00pm - 6:00pm

FOR AGES 9-11:

Mondays 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Fridays 3:45pm - 4:45pm

PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS

(ages 8-11)

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 30 minutes each.

6 weeks - $325

Mondays 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesdays 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesdays 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursdays 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Fridays 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturdays 9:30am - 12:30pm

SCENES AND SONGS

(ages 9-11)

Students will work with scenes and songs from contemporary and classic Musical Theatre pieces. Development of characters is stressed, as well as "acting through a song to tell the story.

6 weeks - $210

Tuesdays 3:45pm - 4:45pm

SHOWTIME KIDS

(age 8)

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

6 weeks - $185

Saturdays 9:00am - 10:00am
Saturdays 10:15am - 11:15am

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 performances.

6 weeks - $215

Tuesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm

STORYBOOK THEATRE

(age 5)

A wonderful introduction to the world of theatre for the imaginative child, the class brings favorite fairly tales and characters to life through music, movement, and pretend play.

6 weeks - $175

Mondays 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Wednesdays 5:00pm - 6:00pm

THEATRE FOR EVERYONE AutismRibbonwhlchr p

(ages 7-18)

In collaboration with VSA-NJ, an organization which provides a wide array of arts programming for children & 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. When applicable, a student's attendant, who may be a parent, caregiver, nurse, personal aide, or sign interpreter, is welcome to stay for the class. The course will end with a fun sharing for family and friends. Typical siblings are welcome at no extra cost.

4 weeks - please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for pricing information

SESSION 1

Fridays 4:00pm - 5:00pm at the Millburn Public Library