WINTER 2022/2023

Description: Students will explore their abilities in storytelling through an adaptation of the children’s book The Magical Yet. Exercises and games will focus on the introduction of basic acting techniques, storytelling, puppetry, creating a character and fun team-building games. Share day on the final day of class will be for family and friends to witness a small staged production! All students receive a copy of the book as a keepsake!

Tuition: $140, with $15 registration fee

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About the Class

Time: 4:00-5:00pm

Ages: 6-8

Location: 224 Ecospace
Dates: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 28, 7 (No class Feb 21st)

Time: 10:00-11:00am

Ages: 6-8

Location: 224 Ecospace
Dates: Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, March 4, 11


Teaching Artist


Marie R. Altenor is a Bloomfield, CT native who after years in the legal field, has now found her passion in the world of theater and introducing young children to that world. Marie is also a teaching artist with The Hartford Stage and has performed on stage, television and film. Recent credits include Hole in the Wall Theater’s BARBEQUE (Barbara), Sweet2theSoul Productions AMINA (Amina), Head Trick Theatre’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Titania), Wildflower Women’s Ensemble/Apocalyptic Shakespeare’s MACBETH (Lady Macbeth), and Dionysus Theatre Company’s DETROIT '67 (Bunny). Marie has studied with The Complete Actor’s Studio in Avon, CT and The Hartford Stage in Hartford, CT. With a focus on Broadcast Journalism and Creative Writing, Marie graduated with a B.A. in Communications from Fordham University (Lincoln Center Campus) and also holds certification from University of Hartford, in paralegal studies.