Youth Studio Classes

Spring Studio

Winter Studio Classes

All Winter Studio programs take place at Classical Magnet School*
85 Woodland Street, Hartford

 

Private Coaching

Private Acting Coaching

January 20 – March 17, 2018
By Appointment
$240

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Work one-on-one with one of our teaching artists! Lessons will be scheduled by appointment only in 30 minute sessions. Attention will be given to voice and speech work, character development, physical acting, audition techniques and material selection.


Private Voice Lessons

January 20 – March 17, 2018
By Appointment
$360

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Work one-on-one with an experienced voice instructor! Lessons will be scheduled by appointment only in 45 minute sessions. Students will be expected to practice at home between lessons.

Saturday Sampler Workshops

Pretend Together

Ages: 3-5 *parent or guardian must attend class with child
February 10 – March 10, 2018
Saturdays: 10:00am – 10:45am
$30 for one session, $75 for any 3 sessions, or $100 for all five sessions

Come play with your little one as we explore stories in this acting class created just for our littlest performers. Each week we will explore a favorite book through drama, song and movement. Bring out your preschooler’s dramatic side! Each parent/guardian will stay with their child to help guide them through the class activities.


Musical Theatre Jam

Ages 9-14
February 10 – March 10, 2018
Saturdays: 12:15–1:15pm
$125

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In this introductory musical theatre class, students will learn vocal exercises and basic choreography as they combine song, dance and acting.


Accents & Dialects

Ages 10+
February 10 – March 10, 2018
Saturdays: 11:00am–12:00 pm
$125

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Learn the keys to speak in several accents, including British, Southern American and more!

Classes in Progress

Musical Theatre Cabaret Jr.

Ages 5-8
January 20 – March 17, 2018
Saturdays: 11:00am – 12:00pm
$225

Students will learn to develop characters and express personality through song and dance. The class will culminate in a final performance where students showcase their talents. No previous experience needed!


Production Class: Disney’s Cinderella Kids

Ages 5-8
January 20 – April 21, 2018 (no class March 31 or April 14)
Saturdays: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
*Production Dates: April 20 at 7pm and April 21 at 2pm
*Tech Week Rehearsals: April 17, 18 & 19 6:00 – 8:30pm
$375

Poor Cinderella is endlessly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters, and denied a chance to go to the royal ball. With a little help from her mice friends – and a lot of help from her Fairy Godmother – Cinderella’s dreams come true. She goes to the ball, meets the Prince and falls in love!

*Prior Hartford Stage class experience or audition with Studio Manager required.


Acting Out: Crafting a Character

Ages 9-12
January 20 – March 17, 2018
Saturdays: 10:00am – 11:00am
$225

Students will hone their acting skills by exploring improvisation and studying characters from some of our favorite stories, with a focus on making bold choices and creating strong characters.


Production Class: The Canterville Ghost

Ages 9+
January 20 – April 7, 2018 (no class March 31)
Saturdays: 1:00–4:00 pm
*Production Dates: April 6 at 7pm and April 7 at 2pm
*Tech Week Rehearsals: April 3, 4 & 5 6:00 – 8:30pm
$425

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A rambunctious American family buys a haunted manor in England. But they don't mind... they don't believe in ghosts. As the ghost tries to scare the Americans out of his home, he finds the tables are turned—he is being terrorized by the children in the family! A spooky comedy with some zany scenes, Oscar Wilde's story is also a sweet tale of the power of love.

*Prior Hartford Stage class experience or audition with Studio Manager required.


Monologue Building

Ages 12-17
January 20 – March 17, 2018
Saturdays: 1:30 – 2:30pm
$225

Students will enhance their repertoire by working on age-appropriate monologues and learning the techniques to create a nuanced performance and strong audition piece.

April Vacation Week

 

Musical Theatre Jam: Over the Rainbow

April 9 – 13, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. *
Ages 5-16
Hartford Stage Rehearsal Studios - 942 Main Street
$300

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Spend a week with us creating a performance based the story of The Wizard of Oz! We will explore material from The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz and Wicked. Students will be placed in groups based on age and will spend the day dancing, singing and acting!

*Early drop off and late pick up options available.

Summer Studio Classes

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT INFORMATION

Register by April 1 and save! Use Code Summer19

  • 5 Week Program – Save $75
  • 3 or 4 Week Programs – Save $50
  • 2 Week Program – Save $25
  • 1 Week Program – Save $15

All Summer Studio programs take place at Classical Magnet School*
85 Woodland Street, Hartford

Five-Week Program

Teen Musical

Featuring a production of The Addams Family

(Ages 14-19)
July 9-August 10 (with additional performance on August 11)
9am-5pm
$1260

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Teens will have the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a full production, which will be performed at Hartford Stage in downtown Hartford. Students will spend time rehearsing and taking part in enriching theatre skill classes. Auditions for roles will take place prior to the start of the program. Students involved will also work as mentors for our littlest students as a leadership building component of the program.

Four-Week Program

Youth Ensemble

Featuring productions of Mary Poppins, Jr. and The Thrilling Tale of the Three Musketeers

(Ages 10-15)
July 9-August 3   (with additional performances on August 4)
9am-5pm
$1025

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Students are cast in either a musical or non-musical production. Students spend mornings rehearsing and afternoons exploring elective classes of their choice. Once a week, the Youth Ensemble enjoys a field trip together.

Three-Week Program

NEW! Junior Troupe

Featuring a production of A Year with Frog and Toad Kids

(Ages 8-11)
July 9-27 (with additional performances on July 28)
9am-5pm
$825

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Students are cast a musical production. Students will split their time between rehearsing and taking part in classes in acting, movement and other theatre skills. Once a week, the Junior Troupe enjoys a field trip together.

Two-Week Programs

Children's Cast

(Ages 5-8) * Please note: to be eligible for the Children’s Cast, students must have completed Kindergarten
Session 1: July 9 – 20
Session 2: July 23 – August 3
9am-5pm
$565 per session ($1025 if student registers for both)

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Students will take classes in story theatre, creative movement, music, puppetry, and arts and crafts, and go on a weekly field trip. Each session ends in a mini-production that the cast creates based on favorite stories and characters.


One-Act Play

Featuring a production of Humbletown

(Ages 9-15)
August 6-17
9am-5pm
$565

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Young actors will hone their skills with training in the basics of acting and improvisation, working toward a production.

One-Week Programs

Summer Bookends

(Ages 5-8)
Session 1: August 6-10
Session 2: August 13-17
9am-5pm
$310 per session/ $565 for both sessions

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Close out the summer with drama and fun! Students will explore literature from summer reading lists through acting, musical theatre, creative movement and arts and crafts.


Day Dreamers

(Ages 3-5) * Please note: our Day Dreamers Program is for Pre K students only.)
Session 1: July 9-13
Session 2: July 16-20
Session 3: July 23-27
9am-12pm
$180 per session, $310 for 2 sessions, $405 for all 3 sessions

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Our youngest artists will enjoy a half-day of creative movement, music, story theatre, and puppet play!

Students must be potty trained.