TUESDAYS

Superhero Crew!

Are you a fan of Marvel or D.C characters? Ever imagine you are Batman or Wonder Woman? Do you come up with your own superhero characters? Through fun theatrical games, creative writing and character-building exercises, students will create their very own Superhero! Or supervillain! Or Super Sidekick! These amazing characters will then be part of constructing original pieces to share with family and friends! Come join PTA’s Superhero Crew and let your imagination take flight!

Ages 9-12
Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm, 8 weeks
Tuition: $130, with $15 registration fee for new students

Dates: March 21, 28, April 4, 18, 25, 2, 9, 16* (May 16th will be a regular class from 4-4:30pm and then a share performance to follow at 4:30pm)  No class on April 11th.
Teaching Artist: Jill Zarcone

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Murder Mystery Fun!

Do you enjoy a good mystery?  In this class, students will strengthen their acting skills through character development and exploring scenes while participating in a “whodunit” mystery! Students will rehearse and build a performance from a chosen script (TBA), develop their own original spin on scripted characters and work together to bring the mystery to life!

Ages 9-12
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm, 8 weeks
Tuition: $130, with $15 registration fee for new students

March 21, 28, April 4, 18, 25, 2, 9, 16* (May 16th will be a regular class from 4-4:30pm and then a share performance to follow at 4:30pm)  No class on April 11th.
Teaching Artist: Jill Zarcone

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WEDNESDAYS

Creating Characters!

Maybe you had a blast in a recent Intro to Acting class or maybe you would like to explore theatre for the first time! This class is for you!  In this class, students will learn about the important tools an actor needs: body, voice and imagination in order to create original characters and fun skits with their peers. Through a variety of fun exercises, improvisations, and scene work, students will develop personal understanding of playing an action, being in the moment, and other fundamentals of acting.  Share day on the final day of class for family and friends!

Ages: 7-9
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm, 8 weeks
Tuition: $130, with $15 registration fee

March 22, 29, 5, 19, 26, 3, 10, 17*  (May 17th will be a regular class from 4-4:30pm and then a share performance to follow at 4:30pm)  No class on April 12th.
Teaching Artist: TBA

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Being in the Moment: Improv for Beginners!

This lively class will use improvisational exercises to teach students the importance of listening, saying YES, being present and using those skills to create characters and build worlds. Improvisational acting is based in comedy and we encourage silliness and fun! Improv has many benefits including bringing a sense of calm in dealing with the unknown, feelings of confidence and decreased sense of anxiety!  This class is open to new students, but returning students are welcomed too!

Ages 9-12
Wednesdays, 5:30pm-6:30pm, 8 weeks
Tuition: $130, with $15 registration fee

March 22, 29, 5, 19, 26, 3, 10, 17*  (May 17th will be a regular class from 5-5:30pm and then a share performance to follow at 5:30pm)  No class on April 12th.
Teaching Artist: Nick Palazzo

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SATURDAYS

Story to Stage: DANDELION!

Dandelion, a sweet loveable lion,  wants nothing more than to go to Jennifer the Giraffe’s party but is so afraid to just be himself! With both the book and adapted musical, students will create their own take on the bright, fun characters through creative play and storytelling.  This class is in participation with the PTA’s Theatre for Youth Spring production of Dandelion so students and families will be able to not only explore the story in class but get a chance to see it performed on stage as well at Playhouse on Park! Cast and crew members from the production will also visit the class to talk about the show and play fun theatre games! A wonderful opportunity for those first time actors and actresses!

Ages 7-9
Saturdays, 9:00-10:00am, 8 weeks
Tuition: $120, with $15 registration fee

Dates: March 25, April 1, 8, 22, 29, May  6, 13, 20* (May 20th will be a regular class from 9-9:30am with a share performance to follow at 9:30am) No class April 15th.
Teaching Artist:  Jill Zarcone

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Disney Mash Up!

Explore characters and practice collaborative storytelling inspired by all your Disney favorites! Recreate and reimagine favorite Disney tales and make some Disney legends of your own through fun movement and vocal exercises and games! In this class, only the sky's the limit with your imagination!

Ages: 9-12
Saturdays, 10:00am-11:00am, 8 weeks
Tuition: $130, with $15 registration fee

March 25, April 1, 8, 22, 29, May  6, 13, 20* (May 20th will be a regular class from 9-9:30am with a share performance to follow at 9:30am) No class April 15th.
Teaching Artist: Christina DeCarlo

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Intro to Musical Theatre

Musical theatre is exciting, magical and the fun is contagious! In this class students will be introduced to basic aspects of musical theatre through ensemble singing, movement and acting exercises that will also help foster confidence and comfortability on stage.

Ages: 9-12
Saturdays, 11:00am-12:00pm, 8 weeks
Tuition: $130, with $15 registration fee

March 25, April 1, 8, 22, 29, May  6, 13, 20* (May 20th will be a regular class from 9-9:30am with a share performance to follow at 9:30am) No class April 15th.
Teaching Artist: Christina DeCarlo

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Classes are held at our Simsmore Square facility. See directions here.

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