Youth Studio Classes

Youth Theatre Classes

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All Fall Studio programs take place at Hartford Stage Rehearsal Studios, 942 Main Street, Hartford. Map »

Mini-Production: The Bremen Town Rock Musicians

Ages 5-8

September 28 – December 7, 2019 (no classes October 12 or November 30)

Saturdays: 10:00 – 11:15 am

$250

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Students will rehearse and perform a mini-production of “The Bremen Town Rock Musicians.” When various farm animals get fired from their jobs, they do the most logical thing – they set off to Bremen to become rock stars!

Musical Theatre Cabaret Jr.

Ages 5-8

September 28 – December 7, 2019 (no classes October 12 or November 30)

Saturdays: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

$225

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

Scene Study: At the Movies!

Ages 10+

September 28 – December 7, 2019 (no classes October 12 or November 30)

Saturdays: 10:00 – 11:00am

$225

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Students will hone their acting skills by exploring improvisation and studying scenes from popular films, with a focus on making bold choices and creating strong characters

Production Class: The Little Town of Christmas

Ages 9+

September 28 – December 14, 2019 (no class October 12 or November 30)

Saturdays: 1:00 – 4:00 pm*

Saturday rehearsals will take place at the Hartford Stage Rehearsal Studios, 942 Main Street

Tech week rehearsals and performances will take place at Classical Magnet School, 85 Woodland Street

$425

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

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Come be a part of our popular Production Class! This fall we will be mounting the show The Little Town of Christmas. Everyone in the little town of Christmas is friendly and funny and you will meet them all, including elves, carolers, frantic shoppers, Santa and more! You’ll even enjoy a silly take on “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

*Production Dates: December 13 at 7pm and December 14 at 2:00 pm
*Tech Week Rehearsals: December 10, 11 and 12 at 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Private Acting Coaching

September 28 – December 7, 2019 (no classes October 12 or November 30) 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.

Saturday Sampler Workshops

Creative Drama: Shiver Me Timbers!

Ages 5-7

October 19 – November 16, 2019

Saturdays: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

$125

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Arrgh! Have fun exploring the life of a pirate in this class full of swashbuckling, pirate-y fun!

From the Page to Stage

Ages 9-14

October 19 – November 16, 2019

Saturdays: 10:00 – 11:00 am

$125

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Students will hone their acting skills by exploring improvisation and writing, working together to create their own stories and bring them to life!

Classes to be held at:

Hartt Community Division, Simsbury, Simsmore Square, 540 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06070. Map »

Creative Drama: Mad About Monsters

Ages 5-9

Wednesdays, September 18 – October 16, 2019

4:00 -5:00 pm

$125

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Furry monsters, green monsters, monsters with big teeth and the friendliest monsters you’ve ever seen. They’re all here in this class of make-believe monsters.

Accents & Dialects

Ages 10+

Wednesdays, September 18 – October 16, 2019

5:15 – 6:15 pm

$125

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Learn the keys to speaking with several accents, including British, Southern American and more!

Act One Players: Honk, Jr.

Ages 6-16

September 16 – November 23, 2019 (no class Sept 30 or October 14)

Rehearsals Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm (at Simsmore Square)

*Production Dates: Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm (at Avon Old Farms School)

*Tech Week Rehearsals: November 21 & 22, 4:00-8:00 pm (at Avon Old Farms School)

$585 (payment plans available)

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Explore creativity through dance, musical vocal performance and dance instruction. The class culminates in a live performance of the musical Honk Jr.—a fresh take on the ugly duckling tale. Feeling rather foul about himself, Ugly, the little fowl, finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat!

Mini-Production: Mirthful Myths

Ages 5-8

Wednesdays, October 23 – December 18, 2019 (no class November 27)

4:00 – 5:00 pm

$200

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Students will rehearse and perform their own versions of popular myths. This class will explore the basics of theatre, including creating characters, stage directions and working as an ensemble while students create and act out their stories.

Comedy Scene Study

Ages 9-14

Wednesdays, October 23 – December 18, 2019 (no class November 27)

5:15 – 6:15 pm

$200

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Students will hone their acting skills through improvisation and other comedy techniques. Create hilarious dialogue and outrageous characters, enjoying many laughs along the way!

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Two Easy Ways to Register:

Click on the “REGISTER…” button and follow instructions to our Ticketing Page (please note you are “buying a ticket” to the class!)

OR

Call Grace Clark at
(860) 520-7244.