Ages 9 - 12
In this class middle and high school students are introduced to the plays, characters and world of William Shakespeare. Students will work on scenes and develop characters from the Bard’s plays as well as get a healthy dose of Shakespeare’s life and times. The class will culminate in a final presentation for friends and family on the Bay Street stage!
*This class will be held every Saturday from 9/14-10/19*
*This class is 1 hour and 30 minutes long*
Ages 13 - 18 9:30am - 12:30pm
This very popular offering returns to Bay Street in the fall of 2019! Join Bay Street’s Director of Education and Community Outreach Allen O’Reilly in this community-based offering where participants will learn the basics of theater and acting technique, trough games, short scenes and improvisation. All members of the class will work on a monologue as well as a scene that will be presented on the Bay Street stage on the final day of class!
Students explore classic fairy tales and world stories and become familiar with the basic theater training techniques of building focus, concentration and creating an ensemble and showcase their work and at a final performance for friends and family on the Bay Street stage!
Join improv master Scott Baker and learn both short form and character development improvisation techniques. Participants will gain confidence in life as well as on the stage and have the opportunity to impress their friends and family in a final showcase on the last day of class!
Join Broadway actor Paul Hecht as he facilitates a course that is geared to anyone that has ever had to make a speech; from board presentations to wedding toasts, Paul will provide participants with the skills and confidence to get “the words off the page,” and into the hearts and minds of your audience whomever they may be. Members of the class will have the chance to share their speeches with friends and family on the final day of class on the Bay Street stage!
Students learn the basics of improvisation and deepen their theater skills while developing their prowess as improvisers through a variety of exercises, games and improv forms. A final presentation occurs on the last day of class on the Bay Street stage for friends and family!
Teen actors will work on material from the contemporary and classical theater. In addition, participants will be exposed to a variety of different acting approaches: Stanislavski, Strasberg and Meisner, among them. Final scenes will be presented on the last day of class on the Bay Street stage for friends and family!
Open Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm
Bay Street Theater is wheelchair and hearing disabled friendly
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