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Junior Players

 

CLASSES FOR AGES 3 to 11 (as listed)

OUR 2014-2015 THEATRE SCHOOL FALL-SESSION IS NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!

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CLASS LIST


ACTING & IMPROV

(ages 9-11)

A fun-filled introduction to theatre for the novice actor! Theatre games and improvisation exercises increase performance skills, awaken creativity, and encourage students to work with others to accomplish common goals

18 weeks - $560

Wednesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA

(ages 9-11)

An introduction to acting for television and film, this class leads students through the commercial audition process. Video recording allows for instructor feedback as well as the opportunity for students to view their own progress.

18 weeks - $560

Monday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

ALL-STAR PRODUCTION

(ages 9-12)

The All-Star Company rehearses two musicals (winter and spring) that tour to schools, hospitals, senior citizen residences, and other local organizations. The class is filled by audition only. Completion of Creative Drama I or II is a prerequisite to audition. SOLD OUT

24 weeks - $695

Tuesday 5:00pm - 6:30pm

BROADWAY DANCE STYLES

(ages 10-13)

This class teaches the language of dance through Broadway show choreography and develops the student's strength, flexibility, coordination and rhythm.

18 weeks - $540

Friday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

CREATIVE DRAMA I

(ages 9-11)

Students participate in theatre games, improvisation and scene studies that encourage creativity, self-expression, and self-confidence. In the spring, they perform a play that incorporates the skills learned and introduces elements of scenery and costumes.

20 weeks - $660

Tuesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Wednesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Wednesday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

CREATIVE DRAMA II

(ages 9-11)

Self-discovery for the actor continues in scenes, songs and more advanced acting exercises. Students also perform a scripted play or musical with costumes and scenery.

20 weeks - $670

Saturday 9:30am - 11:00am
Saturday 11:00am - 12:30pm

INTERGENERATIONAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

(all ages 10 and up)

The Intergenerational Theatre Workshop will pair together young teens, adults and seniors in scenes from renowned theater pieces for eighteen weeks, leading up to an evening of Showcases.

18 weeks - $550

Monday 7:30pm - 9:30pm

INTRO TO ACTING

(ages 6-7)

Students use role-playing and basic creative drama exercises to bring scenes and stories to life. Children should have reading skills. A great opportunity to make new friends while developing self-confidence.

18 weeks - $450

Friday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

INTRO TO PRODUCTION

(age 8)

Students will learn the step by step process of putting on a production from casting to the final presentation. They will learn the importance of characterization, rehearsals and working together as an ensemble.

18 weeks - $450

Tuesday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

(ages 6-11)

Musical theatre performance is more than a pretty voice; it’s acting through a song. Students explore how to interpret and connect to the lyrics to tell the story in the song. Selection of appropriate material for auditions and performance will be stressed, along with basic vocal technique and breath control. Staged musical numbers will also be introduced.

18 weeks - $585 (includes accompanist fee)

FOR AGES 6-8:

Monday 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Monday 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Friday 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Friday 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday 10:15am - 11:15am

FOR AGES 9-11:

Wednesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Wednesday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS

(ages 8-11)

Individual attention helps students learn breath control and vocal placement in a nurturing one-to-one environment. Exercises are used to strengthen and protect the voice and both popular and theatre songs are rehearsed. Lessons are 30 minutes each.

18 weeks - $900

Monday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday 9:30am - 12:30pm

STORY BOOK THEATRE

(age 5)

A wonderful introduction to the world of theatre for the imaginative child, the class brings favorite fairy tales and characters to life through music, movement, and pretend play.

18 weeks - $450

Tuesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Friday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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(ages 8-13)

In collaboration with VSA-NJ, an organization which provides a wide array of arts programming for children & adults with all types of disabilities, this class will include theatre improvisation, storytelling, music, movement, and some visual art. The series will creatively address and include diverse learning styles and modes of communication. When applicable, a student's attendant, who may be a parent, caregiver, nurse, personal aide, or sign interpreter, is welcome to stay for the class. The course will end with a fun sharing for family and friends.

18 weeks - $430

Friday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

THEATRE TOTS

(age 3-4)

An introduction to the world of theatre for our youngest students, children and their caregivers will use music, movement, and improvisation to create fun-loving characters and bring stories to life.

18 weeks - $360

Wednesday 9:30am - 10:15pm
Friday 9:30am - 10:15pm