2017 FALL CLASSES
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FALL CLASSES 2017
MUSICAL THEATRE STUDIO Ages 12-19
With Susan Haefner
Saturdays, September 16th – November 4th
MT FOUNDATIONS I 2:45-4:15
This class is designed for those that are at the beginning of their musical theatre training. Emphasis will be on basic technique of singing, dancing, acting and putting it all together. Audition technique, acting the song, and creating characters will all be explored through group and solo songs.
MT FOUNDATIONS II 10:45 - 12:15pm
This class is designed as a next step in musical theatre training. Emphasis will be on technique of singing, dancing, acting and putting it all together. Including duets. Audition technique, acting the song, and creating characters will all be explored through group and solo songs.
MT FOUNDATIONS III 12:30 -2:30
This class is for those students who have a strong musical theatre skill-set and are ready for more. In addition to refining and honing technique, time will be devoted to the student’s individual needs, including college prep or professional auditions. Goals of this class include building a "book" of repertoire, preparing for auditions, and learning what it takes to work on the professional level. Vocal, dance and acting technique will be incorporated into mock auditions, group songs and solos.
DANCE FOR ACTORS
Reduced tuition for (MT, ACT, SV) $100.00
General Tuition $200.00
All actors need to know how to dance, or at least move really well. Dance is a core element in all theatrical forms: plays, melodramas, cabarets and, of course, musicals. Students will be introduced to basic techniques and styles of theatrical dance and will learn to incorporate them into character development and storytelling. No prior dance experience is required. So, if you're an actor, but don't know your flea hop from your frug, come join us!
ACTING: Scene Study (14-19)
Wednesdays 4-6:45 pm
September 6th – November 1st
No class October 4th
In this class, we will explore tools of the actor’s craft that support a variety of rehearsal/performance situations. Using 2 character scenes from contemporary American dramatists, we will engage questions of text analysis, action & tactic, activity & architecture - and pursue a deeper understanding of direct & present communication in rehearsal & performance
The class will culminate in an open presentation of scenes November 8th 7pm.
OPEN STUDIO Ages 11-19
With Billy Higgins & Hallie Flower
Free to all
Fridays 4-5:30 pm
September 29th – November 17th
This workshop is a chance to experience a variety of theatre training ideas. Mask work, Composition, Physical Theatre, and more… each week we will explore a different way of working. Open to any young person aged 11-19
ADVANCED IMPROV Ages 13-19
With Jane Baker
Saturdays 10:30am -12:30
September 9th – November 4th (no class October 28th)
In this class we take improv up a notch and get really comfortable with the unknown & accepting others ideas. Many of the exercises and games will feel familiar but are done at a higher level of competence and focus more on the storytelling of a scene. This troupe works toward performance and the games and exercises focus on those you would see in an improv evening at a comedy club.
DIRECTING STUDIO Ages 13 -19
With Hallie Flower
ATTEND September 2nd 10-2:30pm WORKSHOP
Classes: Saturdays 3-6pm
September 9th – November 4th
(NO CLASS October 7th & 14th)
November 8th 7pm open presentation
Curious about the craft of directing? This class provides an opportunity to try your hand. We will explore the fundamental building blocks of directing: story, space, time, text, and communication – using short scenes from contemporary American drama. Open to all interests and experience.
Students who wish to participate as actors are encouraged to audit.
The class will culminate in an open presentation of scenes November 8th
DIRECTING WORKSHOP “What’s the Story” Ages 12-19
Free to all interested students
Saturday, September 2nd 10-2:30pm
SEWING BASICS for DESIGN (11 & up)
September 13th - November 1st
In this introductory class, students will learn all the basic, prerequisite skills needed to be a contributor in the NEYT costuming department. Stitching, closures, repairs, hems & seams, and decorative trim. Success in this class opens opportunities in our costume design program.
LIGHTING DESIGN WORKSHOP Ages 12-19
With Jerry Stockman
By registration only – no fee required
Wednesday, September 20th 4-6pm
Wednesday, September 27th 4-6pm
INTRO TO SET CONSTRUCTION Ages 12-19
With Jason Clark
By Registration only – no fee required
Tuesday & Wednesday, September 19th & 20th 4-6pm
HISTORICAL COSTUME presentation
With Jen Karpin & Vince Cioffi of Morning Glorious Vintage
Wednesday, September 6th 4-6pm
HISTORICAL COSTUME presentation
With Elizabeth McCollum & Veda Crewe
Tuesday, October 10th 4-6pm
Directed by Laura Lawson Tucker & Darlene Jensen
Theatre Adventure actors boldly claim the stage with imagination and distinction.
All classes and performances held at West Village Meeting House
Wednesday Troupe September 13th – November 8th 9am-11:30am
Thursday Troupe: September 14th – November 9th 9am-12noon
"Putting On Our Finery"
Fashion show fundraiser with Thursday Troupe
Friday November 10th 7pm
Tuition: $350 each session
To register, contact before the first class:
Laura Lawson Tucker
PAGE TO STAGE Ages 6-9
With Amy Majer
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5 weeks
September 19th – October 19th
This is where maturing youngsters can build a deeper connection with theater by exploring the creation of character, script, scenery, and costume as they adapt a beloved children’s story into a play.
Once again, our Page To Stage students are invited to participate (if they chose) in the Clown Town performances. REHEARSALS Oct 24th & 26th opens October 27th more info at start of program.
JUNIOR ACTING CLASS (ages 9-13)
No class October 4th
September 6 - November 1
This class is a great opportunity for budding performers to further develop their acting technique. Students will explore specifying action and characterization through a variety of improvisational exercises and games - Culminating with an open presentation of short scenes on March 8th at 7pm
INTRO TO MUSICAL THEATRE (9 – 11)
With Hallie Flower
September 16- November 4th
What makes a compelling musical performance and how do we craft it? What does the music tell us about our character? How do we stay engaged in ensemble work? How can we use song to tell story? This class is an introduction to musical theatre performance for the young actor. We will explore basic acting, singing, and movement ideas using both group numbers and songs. No experience is necessary – come play!
DESIGN & TECHNICAL THEATRE PROGRAM
For more information, contact the front office
Musical Comedy Murders of 1940
COSTUME: September 5th- September 29th
COSTUME: September 11- October 25th – November 5th
COSTUME October 16 – December 16th