All Summer Studio programs take place at Classical Magnet School*
85 Woodland Street, Hartford
Featuring a production of The Addams Family
July 9-August 10 (with additional performance on August 11)
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.
Featuring productions of Mary Poppins, Jr. and The Thrilling Tale of the Three Musketeers
July 9-August 3 (with additional performances on August 4)
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.
NEW! Junior Troupe
Featuring a production of A Year with Frog and Toad Kids
July 9-27 (with additional performances on July 28)
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.
(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
$565 per session ($1025 if student registers for both)
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.
Featuring a production of Humbletown
Young actors will hone their skills with training in the basics of acting and improvisation, working toward a production.
Session 1: August 6-10
Session 2: August 13-17
$310 per session/ $565 for both sessions
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.
(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
$180 per session, $310 for 2 sessions, $405 for all 3 sessions
Our youngest artists will enjoy a half-day of creative movement, music, story theatre, and puppet play!
Students must be potty trained.
Audition Technique Master Class
Saturday, May 12 10:00am – 12:00pm
Instructors: Emely Larson and Julia Paolino
Students will gain valuable techniques and essential skills for preparing for an audition, including monologues, cold readings and musical theatre requirements. Students will get pointers on how to make the most of their audition time, practice text analysis tricks that will help them make good, clear acting choices, and learn quick dance combination basics that will give them confidence to tackle a musical theatre audition. The course will end with a mock audition and feedback for each individual student.