Welcome to Playhouse Theatre Academy!

WINTER SCHEDULE at Simsmore Square

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TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

SATURDAY

Young Actors: Intro to Acting!
4:30-5:30pm | Ages 7-9

Improv
(Level 2)
5:00-6:00pm | Ages 9-12

Your Inner Voice
5:00-6:00pm | Ages 11-15

Being In The Moment: Improv for Beginners!
10:00-11:00am | Ages 9-12

 

Production & The
Creative Team

5:45-6:45pm | Ages 11-15

   

Young Actors: Building a Character
11:15am-12:15pm
Ages 9-12

WINTER SCHEDULE at 224 Ecospace

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MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

SATURDAY

Adv. Young Actors Production: The Tempest
4:30-5:30pm | Ages 9-12

First Steps Into Theatre
10:00-10:45am | Ages 4-6

Creative Kids
4:00-5:00pm | Ages 6-8

Story to Stage
10:00-11:00am | Ages 6-8

Young Actors: Building a Character
4:00-5:00pm | Ages 9-12

Story to Stage
4:00-5:00 pm | Ages 6-8

Young Actors: Intro to Acting!
4:00-5:00pm | Ages 9-12

 

First Steps Into Theatre
10:00-11:00am | Ages 4-6

Acting for the Camera
5:15-6:15pm | Ages 10-17

 

Intro to Playwriting for Adults
6:30-8:00pm | Ages 17+
(Location TBD)

 

Creative Kids
11:15am-12:15pm | Ages 6-8



About Us

Playhouse Theatre Academy is dedicated to offering professional theatre programs for emerging artists of all ages and abilities. All students will learn from expert faculty who will share their exceptional abilities and love of theatre. Managed by Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc., Playhouse Theatre Academy is able to provide access to professional artists, productions and opportunities through our affiliation with Playhouse on Park. Whether your goal is to be a professional actor or to explore your imagination and creativity in a new way, the Playhouse Theatre Academy is a home for quality theatre instruction.

Need-based scholarships are available! To learn more, contact Jill Zarcone, Education Coordinator at JZarcone@PlayhouseTheatreGroup.org.

Multiple Locations

Education is offered in multiple locations, dependent on scheduling availability. In addition to Playhouse on Park, we conduct classes as Simsmore Square in Simsbury, CT and the 224 Ecospace in Hartford, CT. Learn more about our locations.

 

Meet our Staff

JILL ZARCONE
Interim Director of Education

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Jill Zarcone hails from Tolland, CT and besides being a teaching artist, she is also the Education Coordinator for Playhouse Theatre Academy! She brings almost seventeen years of experience in performance, scene studies, auditioning techniques, Shakespeare, comedy, puppetry, playwriting and directing to Playhouse and loves working with students of all ages. She is a BFA Performance graduate of Eastern CT State University and has MFA accreditation from the University of North Carolina with a focus on Theatre for Youth. She has worked with previous theatres such as Hartford Children's, Flock Theatre, Newington Children's, Little Theatre of Manchester, Windham Theatre Guild and the Greensboro City Arts Drama Center and also had the amazing experience of interning with puppeteers from Jim Henson's Co for two summers! When time permits she loves to read, bake, write, and go on adventures with her husband, son and her dog, fittingly named Adventure.

Our teaching artists provide the highest quality instruction to our students. Read about them here.