Summer Programs 2020

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We are excited to share information about our Summer 2020 Youth Programming: KIDS ON STAGE (Grades K - 5) which offers full day and half day programming along with two different sessions to choose from and our annual two week, full day  MUSICAL THEATRE PREPARATORY PROGRAM (Grades 3 - 8).  Detailed information about both can be found below.  

KIDS ON STAGE (Grades K-5)

Children will be introduced to theatre through creative play. A story and craft are often included. This summer we will be creating and rehearsing performances around "Pirates and Mermaids" and "Mystery Detectives.” Students will get to create their own stories and characters. On the final day, students present scenes for their families and friends.

Students may arrive as early as 8:30 am, and must be picked up by 4 pm. Students must bring their own lunches daily. Food will not be provided. 



Session 1: July 6 - 10
Session 2: July 27 - 31

Half day and Full day options available:

HALF DAY FULL DAY
Time: 9:00 - 12:00 noon OR
Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm
Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Register before May 1: $235
After May 1: $275
Register before May 1: $480
After May 1: $520

LOCATION
Kids on Stage! classes held at Playhouse Theatre Academy in the 224 Ecospace.

Instructors: KIRSTEN EASTON-HAZZAA, One more instructor to be named [bios page]


Description and Registration

Session 1: July 6 - 10

Kids on Stage! Pirates and Mermaids

A theatrical experience that focuses on storytelling through acting and creative play. Young actors will shine on stage and explore popular stories with pirates and mermaids together as an ensemble. Come act out The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, Lego Pirates! and all your favorites! Students will create their own characters, play Sea Shanty Freeze Tag, and move and sing to songs like “Yo Ho ” from Pirates of the Caribbean.

This adventurous session focuses on building basic acting skills and also adds in movement and music, along with craft projects to encourage self expression! Students will perform scenes in a culminating Share Day.


Session 2: July 27 - 31

Kids on Stage! Mystery Detectives

A theatrical experience that focuses on storytelling through acting and creative play. Young actors will shine on stage and explore popular mysteries together as an ensemble. Jump into spy training and get secret briefings on cases from Scooby Doo, Nancy Drew, Harriet the Spy, and more! Students will create their own characters, play Character Clues, and sing and move to songs such as “Spy Kids (Save the World)”.

This mysterious session focuses on building basic acting skills and also adds in movement and music, along with craft projects to encourage self expression! Students will perform scenes in a culminating Share Day. 


Registration Form

Young Actor Musical Theatre Preparatory Program: PETER PAN (Grades 3 - 8)

Join us this summer for a full day program of classes, rehearsals, and master classes with visiting Broadway artists. The program culminates in a final showcase where all students are featured as singers, actors, and dancers in a new adaptation of Peter Pan.

Dates: July 13 - 24
Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Cost: $675 if you pay in full by May 1, 2020; $725 after May 1

Location: Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road, West Hartford

Instructors: ELIZABETH SIMMONS, KEVIN BARLOWSKI

(click "More Program Info" to learn more).

Students may arrive as early as 8:30 am, and must be picked up by 4 pm. Students must bring their own lunches daily. Food will not be provided.

Description and Registration

Description: Combine your "tools in the actors’ toolbox" in this 2-week summer intensive! Students will be able to put all their theater knowledge together as well as singing and dancing to experience what it’s like to stage a short production with all your favorite characters.

The mornings will be dedicated to learning a wide range of theatrical skills, and the afternoons will be dedicated to the production portion of the show. Students will audition, rehearse, and use their creativity to create props, costumes, etc. On the final day, family and friends will be invited to see the show on stage at Playhouse on Park!

*Master Classes have included Clowning, Dance, Musical Theatre Audition Technique, and more!


Registration Form More Program Info

 

MASTER CLASSES THIS SUMMER

Also see our Summer Master Class offerings.