Youth Studio Classes

Spring Studio

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

Ages 5-8

Mini-Production:
Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock

Saturdays, September 29–December 8, 2018 (no classes October 13 or November 24)

10:00–11:15 am

$250

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Students will rehearse and perform a mini-production of Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock. Based on a West African tale, Anansi is the story of a very tricky spider who discovers a magic rock that he uses to steal food from all the jungle inhabitants.

Ages 8-12

Comedy Scene Study

Saturdays, September 29–December 8, 2018 (no classes October 13 or November 24)

10:00–11:00 am

$225

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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!

Ages 9+

Production Class: Thumbelina

Saturdays, September 29–December 15, 2018 (no classes October 13 or November 24)

1:00–4:00 pm

$425

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Once there was a girl no taller than a thumb, so she was called Thumbelina. Based on the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen, this wonderfully imaginative production takes us into Thumbelina’s world, fraught with dangers for one so small.

Tech Rehearsals: December 11, 12 & 13, 6:00–8:30 pm
Production Dates: December 14 at 7:00 pm & December 15 at 2:00 pm

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

Private Lessons

Private Acting Coaching

September 29–December 8, 2018 (no classes October 13 or November 24)

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

September 29–December 8, 2018 (no classes October 13 or November 24)

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

Ages 5-7

Creative Drama: Mad About Monsters

Saturdays, October 20–November 17, 2018

11:15 am–12:15 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, but believable, monsters.

Ages 9-14

Musical Theatre Jam

Saturdays, October 20–November 17, 2018

12:15–1:15 pm

$125

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

Located right on the Avon/Simsbury Line!
The Complete Actor Studio • 136 Simsbury Road, Building 16 • Avon, CT

Ages 5-8

Creative Drama: Stories from Around the World

Wednesdays, November 14 - December 19 (no class on November 21)

4-5 pm

$125

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Students will use drama to explore traditional folk and fairy tales from across the world and discover how they can change from culture to culture.

Ages 9-14

From the Page to the Stage

Wednesdays, November 14 - December 19 (no class on November 21)

5:15-6:15 pm

$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!

Ages 10-14

Youth Improv

Wednesdays, September 12–November 7, 2018 (no class October 31)

5:00–6:00 pm

$189

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Build new skills playing improvisational theatre games while learning the tools to think on your feet! Students will explore spontaneity, character development and ensemble building skills in this fast-paced and exciting class.