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Dynamic Drama with Becky - Thursdays

$168

with Becky Holahan

Calendar Sep 16, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 9 weeks

This in-person adult class for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities builds confidence, life skills, and helps students experience the joy of performance through theatre exercises and acting studies. At the end of the fall semester, students will audition for an upcoming 2022 production. Those cast will continue with rehearsals in the spring. Please note classes are not structured to offer one-on-one support of students. Students must meet admission criteria.

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Telling Tales! Creative Play for Grades K-1

$168

with Kelly Duyn

Calendar Sep 16, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Instructors: Kelly Duyn & Stacy Pinkerton- In this in-person fun-filled acting class for grades K-1, students will use the body, voice, mind and imagination while increasing social and communication skills. There will be a corresponding spring semester class that includes a performance.

Full Course

Shake it Up! Creative Play for Grade 2

$168

with Kelly Duyn

Calendar Sep 16, 2021 at 5:15 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Instructors: Kelly Duyn & Stacy Pinkerton-This in-person acting class encourages grade 2 students to have fun while exploring the actor’s tools - body, voice, mind and imagination. Bonus: increased self-confidence and presentation skills! There will be a corresponding spring semester class that includes a performance.

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Song and Dance with a Twist for Grades 7-12

$285

with Vanessa Russo

Calendar Sep 18, 2021 at 11 am, runs for 9 weeks

Instructors: Michelle Kasanofsky & Vanessa Russo - This unique in-person class for grades 7-12 will integrate dance and song, utilizing music from hip hop to Broadway. Michelle will get your singing voice tuned up! And you will be amazed at what Vanessa will get your fancy feet to do!

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Playwriting 101 for Adults

$475

with Richard Krevolin

Calendar Sep 20, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this virtual adult Masterclass playwriting workshop, each participant will develop a new stage play. Each week, Krevolin and the class will critique playscript pages and offer feedback and guidance on how to create a stage play and how to grow as a playwright. Each student will have time in class in which everybody will focus on their new material. The length of class may be adjusted according to the number of students, but not to exceed 3 hours.

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Playwriting 101 for Adults (Tuesday Section)

$475

with Richard Krevolin

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this virtual adult Masterclass playwriting workshop, each participant will develop a new stage play. Each week, Krevolin and the class will critique playscript pages and offer feedback and guidance on how to create a stage play and how to grow as a playwright. Each student will have time in class in which everybody will focus on their new material. The length of class may be adjusted according to the number of students, but not to exceed 3 hours.

Get the Part! Auditioning for Adults

$180

with Becky Holahan

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 8 weeks

It's been said that the hardest part of the acting business is the audition. This in-person adult class will take inspiration from famed casting director Michael Shurtleff's book, "Audition," and apply the tips to the immediate real world opportunities offered by theatres in our community. Some memorization will be expected.

Conversations - A Look at the Upcoming Season

$130

with Sandy Davisson

Calendar Sep 23, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this unique adult virtual class, you and your fellow students will study selected shows from VT's upcoming season. Class time will include hearing from guest artists who will share their perspective on directing, dramatic theory, and performance of the chosen shows.

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