Youth Studio Classes

Youth Theatre Classes

All in-person Fall Studio classes will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 136 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. Map »

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In Person Classes: Saturdays

Ages 5–11

Tori Mooney
Tori Mooney

Story Explorers: Silly Scenes of the Season!

Teaching Artist: Tori Mooney

Ages 5-7

October 16 – December 11, 2021 (No class on November 27)

Saturdays: 10:15 – 11:15am

$140

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Come join the fun with our popular teacher Tori Mooney (Miss T$) as we create silly scenes about the fall and early winter! Students will use theatre games, improv, movement and storytelling to craft unique scenes to act out together!

Comedy Scene Study

Teaching Artist: TBA

Ages 8-11

October 16 – December 11, 2021 (No class on November 27)

Saturdays: 10:30 – 11:30am

$140

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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 12+

Please note: all students 12 and up must show proof of vaccination or submit weekly negative Covid tests (Please see our FAQ for more information.)

Nick Palazzo
Nick Palazzo

Acting for the Camera

Teaching Artist: Nick Palazzo

Ages 12+

October 16 – December 11, 2021 (No class on November 27)

Saturdays: 11:45 – 12:45pm

$140

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This class will introduce performers to the principles of acting for different genres through work on scenes and monologues from TV, film and stage. Students will also work on audition technique for video submissions. All levels welcome.

Thomas Beebe
Thomas Beebe

Production Class: TBA

Teaching Artist: Thomas Beebe

Ages 12+

October 16 – December 11, 2021 (No class on November 27)

Saturdays: 10:00am–1:00 pm

*Production Dates: December 10 at 7:00pm and December 11 at 7:00pm

*Tech Week Rehearsals: December 7-9 from 6:00–8:30pm

**As of September, our plan is to hold the performance in person, but if plans must change, we will switch to a virtual production, based on recommendations of the CDC and local health department.

$300

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Class details will be posted soon.

Private Acting Coaching

October 16 – December 11, 2021 (No class on November 27) By Appointment

Limited In-Person spots open on Saturdays

Virtual options also available. In person appointments are only open to students 12+ and proof of vaccination is required.

$240

Register for Single Session

Register for 8 Sessions

Register for 12 Sessions

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.

Virtual Classes: Weekdays

Emely Larson
Emely Larson

Creative Dramatics

Teaching Artist: Emely Larson

Ages 5-8

October 12 – November 30, 2021

Tuesdays: 4:30–5:30pm

All classes will take place via Zoom

$100

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In this class, students will use theatre skills such as improvisation, movement and teamwork to foster communication and explore social-emotional learning. Students will work together to create a unique piece of theatre to share with family and friends.

Ludmila de Brito
Ludmila Brito

Playwriting

Teaching Artist: Ludmila Brito

Ages 9+

October 13 – December 1, 2021

Wednesdays: 4:30–5:30pm

All classes will take place via Zoom

$100

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Students will learn techniques to create their own piece of theatre. Work will be developed through writing prompts, research and free writing.

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More Information

Have questions? Please contact Emely Larson at elarson@hartfordstage.org or (203) 908-1832

Register Online:

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

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