(Croton Academy of Arts & NYC Off Broadway Bedlam Theatre Company's Sense & Sensibility casts)
PERFORMING ARTS - ACTING
Elementary Creative Dramatics, Grades 4
A program designed to introduce theatre to younger students. We teach through theatre games and unique workshops designed to inspire imagination and creativity. Students gain self-esteem and independence, while learning critical collaboration skills. Spring session culminates in a full length theatrical performance for the class.
Acting - Grades Grades 5 - 8, 9-12
Enthusiasm, confidence and individual creativity are celebrated while learning the foundations of acting; voice and speech, movement, scene study technique. Levels: Acting I, Acting II and Acting III (level III by teacher recommendation)
For students already participating in school productions, this program will enhance and polish their performing skills. For beginners, it can be a major confidence-builder, as well as a fun, supportive introduction to the world of theater.
Creative Dramatics (grades 4), Monday, 3:15-4:00 pm
Acting (grades 5 -8), Monday, 4:00 - 5:15 pm
Musical Theatre Class (Grades 4 and Grades 5-8), Tuesdays and Thursdays - Students will learn ensemble numbers from both classic and contemporary musicals. We may do something from Oklahoma one day and something from Hamilton on the next! While the focus will be on group singing, all students will have opportunities for featured solos. The numbers will be fully staged and presented as a revue for family and friends.
Coaching, Acting, Auditions, Scene study and monologs by Jen Jiles - private coaching or small group by appointment.
“These children are so lucky to be able to attend this wonderful school where they can come and be creative.”
—John Tracy Egan, Professional Broadway performer in such shows as Jekyll and Hyde, The Producers and Sister Act.