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Theatre in a Blender for grades 6-12


with Scott Keys

Calendar May 31, 2022 at 8:30 am, runs for 2 weeks

In this unique 2-week class, instructors Scott Keys and Carrie Mills will guide students as they write, create, cast, direct, build their technical elements, and perform their pieces. Students will demonstrate their work in the MainStage Jervey Theatre on Friday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m.


Full Course

Musical Theatre Experience - Godspell Jr. for grades 5-12


with Kelly Duyn

Calendar Jun 9, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

IMPORTANT: Rehearsals are daily, Monday - Friday from 1 - 4:30 p.m. beginning July 5. However, all students are required to attend the Workshop and parent meeting on June 9 at 6:30 p.m. and the Auditions on June 17 at 6:30 p.m.

"Prepare ye for the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Broadway musical that inspired a generation." An exciting opportunity for students in grades 5-12 to perform in a fully-produced musical in VT's MainStage Jervey Theatre! This 5-week musical theatre intensive is designed for actors, singers, and dancers of all levels. Students will experience everything from auditions through a 5-show run.

There are 5 ticketed performances:

  1. Thursday, Aug. 4 at 7:30
  2. Friday, Aug. 5 at 7:30
  3. Saturday, Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. 
  4. Saturday, Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
  5. Sunday, Aug. 7 at 2 p.m.

Tuition includes 2 tickets to the opening performance on Aug. 4.

PLEASE NOTE: The Education office will be closed June 27, 2022 - July 4, 2022 and will have limited opportunity to return calls and emails. See VT's website - - for answers to frequently asked questions.

Kelly Duyn, Director
William Coleman, Music Director
Vanessa Russo Choreographer
Charley Riggs -Acting Techniques
Technical Theatre-TBD

Full Course

Sharpen your skills! Audition Bootcamp for grades 5-12


with Scott Keys

Calendar Jun 13, 2022 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Sharpen your audition skills! Scott Keys, Vanessa Russo and Michelle Kasanofsky will get the most out of you in this intensive one-week audition prep class for grades 5-12. At the end of the week you'll have a song and monologue in hand to use for future auditions, and will have learned dance audition combinations.


Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 1 payment of $90.00, paid every two weeks.

Will run

Session 2: aactWORLDFEST Armenian Puppetry

Calendar Jun 15, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks


A rare opportunity! This unique workshop will focus on using puppets and marionettes, physical theatre, and aspects of the Stanislavski method. The workshop will result in short performances that will be presented during the aactWORLDFEST closing ceremony, June 25. This evening  session will be offered for students ages 13 - Adult. There will be physicality and movement involved.  Students may need to purchase white long sleeve shirts, long pants, white socks and shoes.

Rehearsals will begin Wednesday June 15, 2022 and run through the Festival closing performance on Saturday, June 25, 2022.


WEEK 1 - Wednesday, June 15 through Sunday, June 19, 6 - 9 p.m. 

WEEK 2 - Monday, June 20 through Saturday, June 26 - Times TBA

Participants will perform in the Festival closing ceremony, Saturday, June 25, 8 - 9:30 p.m.

Out-of-state housing is available! Just check the box in the registration form.

Scholarships Available

3-week Theatre Camp for grades 3-12


with Charley Riggs

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 at 8:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

Rehearse and perform in our MainStage Jervey Theatre! This in-person 3-week camp is for students in grades 3-12. They will experience the joy of theatre, build acting skills, and most importantly - have fun! The performance is at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 23. Each student will receive 2 comp seats for the performance. Additional seats available for $10. PLEASE NOTE: The Education office will be closed June 27, 2022 - July 4, 2022 and will have limited opportunities to return calls and emails. See VT's website - - for answers to frequently asked questions.

July 5th - July 23rd
8:30am- Noon
Monday- Friday. 
Preformance: July 23rd - 9:30am


Charley Riggs, Acting
Pamela Henley, Music
Vanessa Russo, Dance
Technical Theatre- TBD

Full Course

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