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Youth Theatre

CLASSES FOR AGES 13 to 17 (as listed)

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

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CLASS LIST


ACTING & IMPROV

(ages 13 to 17)

A complete theatre experience for teens, including theatre games, improvisation, acting, and creative drama activities. With an emphasis on building collaborative and communication skills, the class culminates in an open workshop performance with work created by the students.

6 weeks - $175

Wednesday 5:00 pm - 6:00pm

A CAPPELLA

(ages 13 to 17)

In the style of TV’s“The Sing-Off,” learn the basics of a cappella music. Class will focus on sight-reading, vocal techniques and performance skills.

6 weeks - $195

Monday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

AUDITION TECHNIQUES

(ages 13 to 17)

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 5:00pm - 6:00pm

DANCE FOR AUDITIONS

(ages 13 to 17)

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 5:00pm - 6:00pm

JUST FOR BOYS

(ages 10-13)

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 5:00pm - 6:00pm

MINI_SESSION SAMPLER

(ages 13-17)

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 5:00pm - 6:00pm

MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

(ages 13 to 17)

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 - $225 (includes accompanist fee)

Tuesday 5:00pm - 6:30pm

PRIVATE COACHING

(ages 13-17)

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 13 to 17)

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 to 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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(age 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 10:45am - 11:45am