Fall Classes

AN OUTLET FOR CREATIVE EXPRESSION

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for ages 4 – 18

In addition to creating characters and scripts, actors have opportunities to produce their own work. Each class has a focus that varies between improvisation to film, but are all rooted in the Atlantic Technique. All classes culminate in a workshop performance at the end of each semester for family and friends.

Ages 4 - 5

Performers Theater (Ages 4 – 5)

A wonderful introduction to the world of acting and role playing. Rehearse a short play based on the exploration of storybook characters and settings. Have lots of silly fun through creative play, improvisation, dress up, and movement exercises.

Saturdays| 10:30am – 11:45am
September 21 – December 14
(No class 9/28, 10/12, 11/9, 11/30)

Tuition: $495

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Ages 6 - 10

Saturday Youth Theater / Mini-Musical (Ages 7 – 10)

Weaving theater games, improv, and character creation into a workshop of a musical short play. Form a theater company, write a short play, learn songs, join in theater games, and be introduced to different styles of theater.

Saturdays | 10:30am – 12:30PM
September 21 – December 14 (No Class 9/28, 10/12, 11/9, 11/30)

Tuition: $585

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Creators On-Camera (Ages 6 – 9)

The Creators On-Camera class is a must for any young performer looking for an after school outlet for creative expression. This group will be introduced to On-Camera technique through fun commercial improvisation and short age appropriate scenes from film and TV.

Wednesdays | 4pm – 5:30pm
September 25 – November 20 (No Class 10/9)
Tuition: $575

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Creators Stage II (Ages 7 – 9)

An extension of Creators Stage I, actors work with the director to create an original short play with character development and dialogue. More advanced staging and acting techniques are introduced, with a greater emphasis on the rehearsal process. Family and friends are invited for a workshop performance at the end of the semester.

Mondays | 4PM – 5:30PM
September 16 – December 9 (No Class 9/30, 10/14, 11/11)
Tuition: $585

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Tuesdays | 4PM – 5:30PM
September 17 – December 3 (No Class 10/1, 11/5)
Tuition: $585

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Creators Stage I (Ages 5 – 6)

Work with a director to create an original short play featuring a character of your own making. The emphasis of the work is on personal character conception and ensemble contribution to the story. Acting and performance elements are introduced as actors prepare for an invited workshop.

Mondays | 4PM – 5:30PM
September 23 – December 16 (No Class 9/30, 10/14, 11/11)

Tuition: $585

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Tuesdays | 4PM – 5:30PM
September 24 – December 10 (No Class 10/1, 11/5)

Tuition: $585

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Mini-Musical (Ages 8 – 10)

The Mini-Musical Workshop is the perfect program for the young, aspiring musical theater performer looking for additional performance outlets.  Participants will be cast in roles from an adapted musical. Throughout the course of the semester, they will bring the show to life through staging, choreography and vocal arrangements with an emphasis on character development. The class culminates in a performance for family and friends.  Previous productions include You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Peter Pan, Seussical: The Musical, and James & The Giant Peach.  Participants will be expected to memorize lines, music, staging, and choreography.

Fridays| 4PM – 5:30PM
September 20 – December 6 (No Class 11/29)

Tuition: $585

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Ages 9 - 11

Improv Workshop (Ages 9 – 11)

Develop creative impulses and strengthen your ability to create a story “in the moment.” Learn the basics of great storytelling and repeatable improvisation skills that can apply to both a long or short-form improv performances. Culminates in a workshop performance and demo of improv exercises learned.

Thursdays | 4PM – 5:30PM
September 19 – November 21

Tuition: $535

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Acting 101 (Ages 9 – 11)

This course introduces the vocabulary of the Atlantic Acting Technique, which is taught at the Atlantic Acting School’s conservatory and NYU programs.  Actors will work on a monologue and a scene with a focus on learning the foundational skills of “action” and “moment,” while exploring the rehearsal process.  Actors will perform their scene work in an “open rehearsal” format for family and friends.

Wednesdays | 4PM – 5:30PM
September 25 – December 11 (No Class 10/9, 11/27)

Tuition: $495

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Mini-Musical (Ages 10 – 12)

The Mini-Musical Workshop is the perfect program for the young, aspiring musical theater performer looking for additional performance outlets.  Participants will be cast in roles from an adapted musical. Throughout the course of the semester, they will bring the show to life through staging, choreography and vocal arrangements with an emphasis on character development. The class culminates in a performance for family and friends.  Previous productions include You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Peter Pan, Seussical: The Musical, and James & The Giant Peach.  Participants will be expected to memorize lines, music, staging, and choreography.

Fridays| 4:15PM – 5:45PM
September 20 – December 13 (No Class 11/29)

Tuition: $585

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Sketch Comedy Workshop (Ages 9 – 11)

Work on unique short comedy sketches in a writer’s room format through improv. Incorporate comedic elements, develop monologues and short scenes, plus explore the creative rehearsal process. Perform original work in an “open rehearsal” format for family and friends.

Wednesdays | 4PM – 5:30PM
September 18 – December 18 (No Class 10/9, 11/27)

Tuition: $560

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Ages 11 - 15

Improv Workshop (Ages 11 – 15)

Develop creative impulses and strengthen your ability to create a story “in the moment.” Learn the basics of good storytelling and repeatable improvisation skills that they can apply to both a long or short-form improv performance. Culminates in a workshop performance.

Saturdays | 11AM – 12:30PM

September 21 – December 14 (No Class 9/28, 10/12, 11/9, 11/30)

Tuition: $535

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Scene Study & Technique (Ages 11 – 15)

This course covers the basics of the Atlantic Acting Technique which is taught at the Atlantic Acting School’s conservatory and NYU programs. Incorporates improv games and structured movement exercises.

Thursdays | 4:15PM – 5:45PM
September 26 – December 12 (No Class 11/28)

Tuition: $560

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TV & Commercials (Ages 11 – 15)

Begin exploring the nuances of on-camera performance with work on real commercial and television scripts. Requires memorization. Perfect for the student who is looking to gain experience in front of the camera, this class is a wonderful introduction to on-camera work through an exploration of television and commercial copy. 

Sundays | 1PM – 2:30PM
September 22 – December 15
(No Class 9/29, 10/13, 11/10, 12/1)

Tuition: $595

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Ages 14 - 18

Saturday Teen Conservatory (Ages 14 – 18)

A rigorous introduction to the Atlantic Acting Technique created by David Mamet and William H. Macy and taught at the Atlantic Acting School’s full time conservatory and NYU Tisch Undergraduate Drama program. Actors will learn to “make the difficult easy, the easy habitual, the habitual beautiful.”

The half-day program coursework includes Scene Study & Technique, Voice, and Movement work.

The full-day program includes several classes over the course of the semester; Scene Study & Technique, Voice, Movement, Improv, Song & Choreography, and Film/Television/Commercial On-Camera/Audition Technique.

Saturdays | 11AM – 5PM | Full Day
Tuition: $775

September 21 – December 14
(No Class 9/28, 10/12, 11/9, 11/30)

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Saturdays | 2pM – 5PM | Half Day
Tuition: $625

September 21 – December 14
(No Class 9/28, 10/12, 11/9, 11/30)

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