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 BEGIN IN-PERSON at the Academy the week of January 10, 2021. *Masks are required for all indoor programs.

WINTER 2022 Classes

Classes begin the week of January 10th and run through the week of March 4th. All productions follow a different rehearsal schedule. See individual shows for exact times. 

Classes will be held inside the Academy. Masks are required.

This list is subject to change based on interest and enrollment.

 

MONDAYS:

Shrek  Rehearsal for Intermediate/Advanced Thespians

8 weeks of instruction in dance, acting and voice for youth interested in performance culminating in the winter mainstage musical, Shrek, on the Clinton Town Hall Stage the weekend of March 11. Audition Required.  Everyone receives a role regardless of skill level. Please contact kidzkonnectionct@gmail.com to reserve an audition for 12/14 or 12/16/2021.

Grades: 6 & up | Tuition: $287.00 | Class Time: Mondays 4 – 5:30pm & Tuesdays 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates: March 11 & 13

Arthur Miller’s, A View From A Bridge-Advanced Acting Troupe

Each season, a small group of students serious about honing their acting skills may participate in a dramatic play.  Play is determined seasonally and may include thought-provoking discussion and analysis of the material, era, and socially conscious debate.

The 2021/22 Season includes Diary of Anne Frank, A View From a Bridge, The Laramie Project 10 Years Later.

Pre-screening/audition required.  Parental discretion advised prior to registration as mature content may be performed.  Please email kidzkonnectionct@gmail.com for an audition/interview.

Grades: 8 & up | Tuition: $225.00 | Class Time: Mondays 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates: March 25 & 26 in the Academy.

TUESDAYS:

Shrek Rehearsals

For Tuesday group times based on grade level. See below for your age range.

Tiny Thespians 

A weekly class that gives young children who are new to performing an opportunity to perform in our Winter Mainstage Production, Shrek the Musical, in a more intimate setting.  Students will be given at least two scenes and/or dances with the larger cast within the show that they work on during class time. They perform their scenes during the performance of the Winter Show and participate in all full cast activities including tech week. No audition necessary for this group.

Grades: K/1 | Tuition: $224.00 | Class Time: Tuesdays 4:00pm – 4:45pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates: March 11 & 13

Junior Thespians

8 weeks of instruction for young emerging performers. Students will receive ensemble roles in the larger cast, learning at least 2 dance numbers and working on 1 scene to participate in the larger cast, culminating in the winter mainstage, Shrek, at the Clinton Town Hall the weekend of March 11. No audition necessary for this level.

Grades: 2/3 | Tuition: $254.00 | Class Time: Tuesdays 4:45pm – 5:30pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates: March 11 & 13

Beginner Intermediate Thespians

8 weeks of instruction for young emerging performers culminating in the Winter Mainstage performance, Shrek, at  the Clinton Town Hall the weekend of March 11. Audition Required for 12/14 or 12/16/2021. Everyone will receive a role regardless of experience with acting. Contact kidzkonnectionct@gmail.com to reserve an audition.

Grades: 4/5 | Tuition: $267.00 | Class Time: Mondays 5:30pm – 7:00pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates: March 11 & 13

Intermediate/Advanced Thespians

8 weeks of instruction *(2 rehearsals per week required for this show for this level only) in dance, acting and voice for youth interested in performance culminating in the winter mainstage musical, Shrek, on the Clinton Town Hall Stage the weekend of March 11. Audition Required for 12/14 or 12/16/2021. Everyone receives a role regardless of skill level. Please contact kidzkonnectionct@gmail.com to reserve an audition.

Grades: 6 & up | Tuition: $287.00 | Class Time: Mondays 4 – 5:30pm & Tuesdays 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates: March 11 & 13

WEDNESDAYS:

Shrek  Rehearsal for Intermediate/Advanced Thespians

8 weeks of instruction *(2 rehearsals per week required for this show for this level only) in dance, acting and voice for youth interested in performance culminating in the winter mainstage musical, Shrek, on the Town Hall Stage the weekend of March 11. Audition Required for 12/14 or 12/16/2021.  Everyone receives a role regardless of skill level. Please contact kidzkonnectionct@gmail.com to reserve an audition.

Grades: 6 & up | Tuition: $287.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 4 – 5:30pm & Tuesdays 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates: March 11 & 13

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.

Grades: 5th and Up | Tuition: $177.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 5:30-6:15pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

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!

Grades: 5th and Up | Tuition : $177.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 6:15 – 7:00pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

 

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.

Ages: New students must be pre-screened to determine appropriate placement in this class. Contact kidzkonnectionct@gmail.com for placement screening. | Tuition: $177.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 7:00 -7:45pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

 

THURSDAYS:

Shrek the Musical

For Thursday group times based on grade level. See below for your age range.

Tiny Thespians

A weekly class that gives young gives children who are new to performing an opportunity to perform in our Winter Mainstage Production, Shrek, in a more intimate setting. Students will be given at least two scenes and/or dances with the larger cast within the show that they work on during class time. They perform their scenes during the performance of the Winter Show and participate in all full cast activities including tech week. No audition necessary for this group.

Grades: K/1 | Tuition: $224.00 | Class Time: Tuesdays 4:00pm – 4:45pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates: March 12 & 14

 

Junior Thespians

8 weeks of instruction for young emerging performers. Students will receive ensemble roles in the larger cast, learning at least 2 dance numbers and working on 1 scene to participate in with the  larger cast, culminating in a full mainstage performance at the Clinton Town Hall the weekend of March 11. No audition necessary for this level.

Grades: 2/3 | Tuition: $254.00 | Class Time: Tuesdays 4:45pm – 5:30pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

 

Beginner Intermediate Thespians

8 weeks of instruction for young emerging performers culminating in the Winter Mainstage performance Shrek, at the Clinton Town Hall the weekend of March 11. Audition Required. Everyone will receive a role regardless of experience with acting.  Contact kidzkonnectionct@gmail.com to reserve an audition.

Grades: 4/5 | Tuition: $267.00 | Class Time: Mondays 5:30pm – 7:00pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

 

Intermediate/Advanced Thespians

8 weeks of instruction *(2 rehearsals per week required for this show for this level only) in dance,  acting and voice for youth interested in performance culminating in the Winter Mainstage musical, Shrek, on the Town Hall Stage the weekend of March 11. Audition Required for 12/14 or 12/16/2021.  Everyone receives a role regardless of skill level. Please contact kidzkonnectionct@gmail.com to reserve an audition.

Grades: 6 & up | Tuition: $287.00 | Class Time: Tuesdays 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

FRIDAYS:

Little Play Makers

A fun drama class designed specifically for children who are in grades 1/2. Children learn to use their imaginations in a fun and cooperative environment to encourage kindness and positive social skills while discovering a love for the performing arts.

Grades: 1/2 | Tuition: $177.00 | Class Time: Fridays, 4:15pm – 5:00pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT in person

Junior Madcappers

This once-a-week drama class incorporates improvisation games and drama activities into a fun and cooperative experience. A perfect class for any child interested in exploring the performing arts in a free, imaginative setting.

Grades: 3-5 | Tuition: $177.00 | Class Time: Fridays 5:00-5:45pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT in person

Comedy Center

A traditional 8-week class for older students looking for a class to explore comedy and improvisation. Students work separately and together to develop comic skits and routines appropriate for each age level.

Grades: 6th and Up | Tuition : $177.00 | Class Time: Fridays 5:45 -6:30pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT in person