Classes

  

Seasonal Classes

All Classes

The list below is subject to change by season based on popularity and enrollment.

All classes for the WINTER SESSION BEGINS ON ZOOM the week of January 11, 2021.

Backstage Basics

Want to be part of the theater arts but performing isn’t your thing?  Try learning about the behind the scenes of putting on a show.  In this 4 week class, students will learn the basics of all things backstage. Each week students will spend time on a different aspect of backstage work including, sound and lighting training, stage manager, prop master and stage crew to help you discover what may most interest you when working behind the scenes. Students in this class are expected to be present during tech week and the final performance. NOTE: This class will be taught virtually, via Zoom for the winter session, 2021.

Grades: 6th and Up | Tuition : $173.00 | Class Time: Mondays 7:00-8:00pm | Location: Virtually on Zoom

Contemporary Dance *this class is currently not available

This class is perfect for the performer that is looking to hone their movement skills and learn how to express themselves through dance. NOTE: This class is being offered as a hybrid option via Zoom or in person depending on the students’ comfort and needs.

Grades: 6th and Up | Tuition: $173.00 | Class Time: Mondays 6:00-7:00pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT and/ or on Zoom

Creative Writing

Perfect for the budding writer who wants a head start in writing fun characters, descriptions and even PLAYS! We will give our students who join us a fun writing activity that helps get kids excited about how important writing is to the theater. Come join us and see just how FUN writing can be! NOTE: This class will be taught virtually for the winter session, 2021, via Zoom.

Grades: 5th and Up | Tuition: $173.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm | Location: Virtually on Zoom

Fight Choreography/Slapstick Comedy

A fun and energetic 8-week class for students looking to learn or improve their ability to perform choreographed fights on stage. In this class, students will learn the basics of physical stage-fighting using fake weapons and their bodies. Students will explore everything from slap-stick humor to fully choreographed sword-fights. NOTE: This class is being offered on Zoom only for the winter session, 2021.

Grades: 4th and Up | Tuition: $173.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm | Location: Virtually on Zoom

Tap/Jazz Combo for the Tween & Teen Beginner

A traditional 8-week class for students looking to improve their dance skills. Many young people discover theater over time and once bit by the bug realize they are missing essential dance skills to get top roles in high school theater or professionally.  This class is designed to teach the older actor the critical basics to tap dancing in an age-friendly environment.  This high energy, full of fun moves class will have you tapping with confidence at auditions in no time! NOTE: This class is being offered only on Zoom for the winter session, 2021.

Grades: 5th and Up | Tuition : $173.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00pm | Location: Virtually on Zoom

Advanced Tap

All students who wish to participate in this class must be evaluated by our head dance teacher/ choreographer, Maria Lonetti. This class is for advanced level performers who have prior experience with dance and/ or theater. NOTE: This class is being offered on Zoom for the winter session, 2021.

Ages: New students must be pre-screened to determine appropriate placement in this class. Contact kidzkonnectionct@gmail.com for placement screening. | Tuition: $173.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 7:15-8:15pm | Location: Virtually on Zoom

Drama Fun/Beginner Acting Class

This once-a-week drama class is perfect for the active learner in your home that loves to imagine stories. We are ready ready to guide your child’s creativity into a confident stage performer. In this 8 week class, kids play plenty of fun drama games and activities that naturally explore character building, stage presence, team building and honing imagination. NOTE: This class will be taught on Zoom only for the winter session, 2021. 

Grades: K-3rd | Tuition: $173.00 | Class Time: Fridays, 4:30pm – 5:15pm | Location: Virtually on Zoom

Friday Night Live Tweens Edition Improvisation Class

This Saturday Night Live-esque 8-week class is perfect for every class clown or budding actor looking to gain more confidence. Students work separately and together to develop comic skits and routines appropriate for each age level. Great for any performer interested in stand-up comedy or improvisational acting. Note: There are no exceptions to grade level placement for this program. NOTE: This class will be taught on Zoom only for the winter session, 2021.

Grades: 4th-5th | Tuition: $173.00 | Class Time: Fridays 5:15-6:15pm | Location: Virtually on Zoom

Friday Night Live Teens Improvisation Class

A traditional 8-week class for older students looking for an opportunity to study more serious improvisational techniques without sacrificing the more fun and creative aspects of improv and comedy. This Saturday Night Live-esque class is perfect for every class clown or budding actor looking to gain more confidence. Students work separately and together to develop comic skits and routines appropriate for each age level. Great for any performer interested in stand-up comedy or improvisational acting. This class is a part of the Advanced Acting Trio Class Series. NOTE: This class will be taught fully in-person outside on the front lawn of the Academy building.

Grades: 6th and Up | Tuition : $173.00 | Class Time: Fridays 5:30-6:30pm | Location: Virtually on Zoom