SUMMER YOUTH THEATRE CONSERVATORY 2019
Playhouse on the Square’s Summer Youth Theatre Conservatory is open to any student interested in theatre regardless of experience. All of the courses are taught by professional artists. Self-esteem is of primary importance to our program. Theatre is the perfect environment for a child to find their voice. Session sizes are limited to allow for maximum individual attention and development.
A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a space. Payment in full includes the amount of the deposit. Payment also includes a T-shirt and a recorded copy of the performance.
Tots@POTS (5-6 years of age) – $200
A one week program with daily instructional core classes designed to develop children’s creativity through Acting, Music and Movement exercises in a controlled, focused setting. Students will also explore a popular piece of children’s literature through dramatization, dance, and song. Each session culminates in a short performance on the final day.
- TOTS 1 – July 8 through July 12, 2019 – Morning session (8:30 am – 12:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
- TOTS 2 – July 8 through July 12 , 2019 – Afternoon session (1:00 pm – 4:30 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
- TOTS 3 – July 15 through July 19, 2019 – Morning session (8:30 am – 12:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
- TOTS 4 – July 15 through July 19, 2019 – Afternoon session (1:00 pm – 4:30 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
Junior Conservatory (7-11 years of age) – $400
A two week program with daily instructional core classes in Theatre Dynamics, Voice, and Stage Movement. The program focuses on creative acting skills and reinforces the discipline of body, voice and imagination. Students will engage in activities including movement, improvisation, monologue and ensemble work. An introduction on the proper way to audition is an element of the classes. Additionally, the students create pieces which are presented in a performance on the last day of the session. After Care is available from 3pm-5pm for an additional fee of $120 or a daily use fee of $15 per day.
- JUNIOR 1 – June 3 through June 14, 2019 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
- JUNIOR 2 – June 17 through June 28, 2019 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
- JUNIOR 3 – July 22 through August 2, 2019 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)at The Circuit Playhouse
Senior Conservatory (12-17 years of age) – $600
A three week program with daily instructional core classes in Acting, Music, and Dance. Acting instruction includes a focus on both monologue and ensemble work. Music will give instruction in diction, breathing, sight-reading, and solo and group singing techniques. Dance instruction will introduce students to ballet, tap, jazz, and modern styles. Classes will provide the basic tools needed to feel confident in performing in public. One or more theatre specialty classes will also be taught. The session culminates in performance on the last day.
- Senior Session – July 8 through July 26, 2019 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) at Playhouse on the Square
Paper Forms can be requested by contacting:
Claire Rutkauskas – Director of Summer Conservatory