For two weeks students work with senior artistic company members on staging an original play written for and performed by our campers, complete with musical numbers, and an original score. The rehearsal and performance process is enhanced by a visual art curriculum that helps campers explore the images and ideas of camp’s educational themes by creating...
Elementary Adventures in Acting develops vocal, motor, and social skills as students work with one another in building their very own play! Through theatre games, improvisations, story construction, costuming and prop design, each young artist puts their imagination into action as they reinterpret classic stories and tales while...
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This class focuses on developing an advanced corporeal expression through a series of interdisciplinary physical vocabularies. Students learn how to execute high-octane stage combat maneuvers, tumbling, acrobatics, martial arts, and dance. The student connects the heart to the body to create a highly adaptable physical awareness and...
Musical Theatre is an energetic and upbeat class geared towards students who love jazz and Broadway show tunes. Classes focus on high energy theatrical movements, confidence, performance quality and fun choreography. This class culminates in a Spring Concert, where students perform on the grand stage for their family and friends.
For students in grades 3–6. A fun course in acting for the camera, encompassing lots of substantive training. All kids will be videotaped and get to watch themselves in playback. No experience required. May profitably be taken more than once.
Improv games and exercises to increase spontaneity on stage, loosen up the body and voice, and spark creativity. For students in grades 7 - 12.
For students in grades 7–12. All aspects of performing on camera. Student work will be videotaped, followed by playback and critique, with an eye toward developing the specific skills required for TV and film. May profitably be taken more than once.
This course guides teenagers through all aspects of scripted work, including how to analyze and interpret text, connect with other actors, make strong physical and vocal choices, develop fully realized characters, and make the most of rehearsal time. For students in grades 7–12.
Be a part of The Alden’s newest improv team! (the) Unruly Improv is a club for busy students to sharpen their improv skills for enhanced theatre training, better college interviews, or to become a member of (the) Unruly Company in the future! Benefits of the program include: Bonus activities like UTP Jams, special workshops and other events scheduled...
Study the fundamentals of acting based on traditional training methods with an emphasis on physicality that develops stage presence, confidence and the understanding of acting as a craft. Each student is provided with individualized instruction, promoting continuous learning and growth within the physical theater art form. Bring...
Live like a king for an hour each week with this engaging fairytale-themed class. Slay dragons, break magic spells, and live happily ever after as you and your classmates act out classic stories.
A fun way to spend Saturday morning for any kid with the drama bug. A constantly changing set of games and exercises designed to get kids expressing themselves, learning something about what actors do, and having a great time. For kids in grades 3 - 6.
When school's out, Encore's on...onstage, that is! Discover the world of theatre through popular stories from the page and screen. Enjoy a day of theatre games, crafts, creative activities, and storytelling in a safe and supportive environment. Students must bring a brown bag lunch. Healthy snack is provided. There will be a final sharing during...
Grab a mask and explore the fascinating world of comedy! Actors will gain an appreciation for the talent it takes to make an audience laugh. From knock-knock jokes to physical comedy, actors will learn the art of making 'em laugh.
Sword fights, punches, and hair pulls abound in this exciting and athletic class. Learn why characters fight and how actors stay safe as you explore techniques for onstage violence. No previous acting or stage combat experience is required, and this class may be repeated.