All of our shows and acting classes focus on helping the student become a better actor. Young students will use their imaginations to create characters and explore different acting techniques, practice rhythm and singing through various games and songs.
For our older students we utilize various acting games, improv, monologue, and scenes to improve acting skills - Students will explore how theatre is the art of telling stories through live acting. We focus on each of these areas:
Creating an Ensemble. Students learn to work together, build trust, and involved every member in a performance.
Movement and Space. Students explore how pantomime and behavior help tell a story.
Character Development. Students explore what makes characters unique and how to create compelling characters onstage.
Objectives and Tactics. Students will think about the “why” behind every action.
Voice. Students will understand the importance of articulation, projection and voice variation.
Listening and Reacting. Students will understand how being present, listening and reacting are an important part of being an actor.
Stage Directions and Blocking. Students will understand the “principles of blocking” and how to stage a scene without instruction.
May 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th
“Anne of Green Gables,” by L. M. Montgomery, is an enduring story of innocence, joy, and the true meaning of love that has delighted and inspired readers for over a century. Now this heartwarming story of the irrepressible Anne Shirley is impressively adapted to the stage and has inspired a musical score that will knock your socks off! The story begins as Anne arrives at Green Gables and follows her through mishaps and adventures, through Matthew’s death and her reconciliation with Gilbert, and finally to her determination to stay at Green Gables and help Marilla while pursuing her education.
May 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th
WE ARE MONSTERS is a fun, original musical that follows human kids into a monster cabaret filled with quirky monster characters. The adventurous humans uncover vegetarian vampires and rock n’ roll werewolves, gradually realizing there may be more to these monsters than meets the eye! Most importantly these monsters and kids discover the importance of friendship and celebrating in the attributes that make each of us different and unique.
Auditions June 9th and 10th
Many moons ago in a far-off place, Queen Aggravain decreed no couples could marry until her son, Prince Dauntless, found a bride. Princesses came from far and wide to win the hand of the prince, but none could pass the impossible tests given to them by the Queen. That is, until the “shy” swamp princess, Winnifred the Woebegone, showed up. Would she be able to pass the Sensitivity Test, marry her prince and help Lady Larkin and Sir Harry to the altar? Carried on a wave of wonderful songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the classic tale The Princess and the Pea provides some side-splitting shenanigans. After all, a princess is a delicate thing.