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Junior Players

 

CLASSES FOR AGES 3 to 11 (as listed)

OUR 2015 THEATRE SCHOOL MINI-SESSION IS NOW 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 - $180

Wednesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

AUDITION TECHNIQUES

(ages 9-11)

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 - $180

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 characters and bring stories to life.

6 weeks - $135

Wednesday 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Friday 9:30am - 10:15am

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 - $180

Tuesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

DANCE….JUST FOR BOYS

(ages 6-9)

This class will explore the basics of musical theatre dance for boys. 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 - $180

Friday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE

(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 - $165

Tuesday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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 - $155

Monday 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 - $200

Wednesday 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 - $200 (includes accompanist fee)

FOR AGES 6-8:

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

FOR AGES 9-11:

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

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 - $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 - $180

Tuesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm

STORY BOOK THEATRE

(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 - $155

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

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.

6 weeks - $145

Saturday 10:00am - 11:00am