Fall Classes

Fall 2019

Classes begin the week of September 23 and run through the week of November 11

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Registration for Fall 2019 Classes is now open. Below is the current class options for Fall 2019. 

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For the Little Entertainer

Tap and Ballet Combo Class

Fall 2019 Tap and Ballet Combo Class

Ages: 3-5 years old (Pre-School)

Tuition: $169.00

Class Date/ Time: Thursdays, 10:00am – 10:45am 9/20-11/8

Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Description: Come and enter into the world of dance and movement in a fun and happy environment. In this 45 minute long class Ms. Maria will teach the basics of tap and ballet while using different exercises and games which will have your preschooler begging for more. We, here at Kidz Konnection, want to nurture your child’s sense of self expression and what better way to do it than through dance.

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Tiny Tumblers Class

Fall 2019 Tiny Tumblers Class

Ages: 3-5 years old (Pre-School)

Tuition: $169.00

Class Date/ Time: Thursdays, 10:45am – 11:30am 9/20-11/8

Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Description: Do have a child that wont stop climbing and flipping on the furniture? Does your preschooler love to dance around the house and even in the car? Do they also have a show to perform for you? Well then, do we have a class for you! In this 45 minute long class Ms.Maria will teach your preschooler basic dance and acro skills while having the time of their lives doing it. They will be begging to come back each week.  

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Friday Night Live Kidz

Fall 2019 Friday Night Live Kidz

Ages: Grades K-3 (5-9 years old)

Tuition: $169.00

Class Date/ Time: Fridays, 4:30pm – 5:15pm 9/20-11/8

Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Description: This once-a-week improvisation class is perfect for the ham of your house who loves to create original material and imagine freely. In this 8 week class, kids play plenty of fun drama games and activities to explore creativity while developing an original skit to perform for family and friends.

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Tiny Thespians

Fall 2019 Tiny Thespians

Ages: Grades K-4 (5-10 years old)

Tuition: $99.00/ month

Class Date/ Time: Thursdays 4:00-4:45pm (9/19 – 11/21)

Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Description: This once-a-week class gives young actors who may be new to the stage an opportunity to perform in our Fall Mainstage Production, FROZEN, JR. in a more intimate setting. Students will be given two full scenes within the show that they work on during class time. They perform their scenes during the performance of the Fall Show and participate in all full cast activities including tech week.

Junior Thespians

Fall 2019 Junior Thespians (Grades 2-4)

Ages: Grades 2-3 (7-9 years old)

Tuition: $114.00/ month

Class Date/ Time: Tuesdays or Thursdays 4:45-6:00pm

Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Description: This is for children in 2nd and 3rd grade looking to participate in the Fall Main Stage Production, FROZEN, JR. One step up from Tiny Thespians, it allows children to be in the general cast of the Main Stage Production. This option is for students who are ready to commit to the full responsibilities and schedule of a Main Stage Production. Children must audition for the production. This age group will not be considered for principle roles, are not guaranteed speaking roles, and will primarily be a part of the general ensemble of the show. For more information about our Fall Production, please check out our Fall Productions page.

For the Motivated Actor

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Fall 2019 Fight Choreography/Slapstick Comedy (Grades 4+)

A fun and energetic 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. This class starts Wednesday, September 19 from 7 – 8pm running until November 7. It will resume January 3 for the winter session.

Thursdays 7:15-8:15 pm. Tuition: $169.00

Musical Theater, Dance & Acro (Grades 3-6)

Musicals have evolved through the years from just Waltz to a fast paced, modern dance and stunting world. In this class Ms. Maria will teach dance combos inspired by some our more modern musicals and incorporate basic acro tumbling skills that will the students will build on. Ms. Maria is a USA Gymnastics certified gymnastics coach, who has is very experienced in coaching tumbling. Classes will begin with a warm up, new skill(s) of the week and end with a dance combo. The performers that see you in musicals like Bring it On, Lion King, and Billy Elliot had to start somewhere. Why don’t you start with us?

Wednesdays 7:15 – 8:00pm.  Tuition:$169.00

Friday Night Live Tweens Edition (Grades 4-5) **no exception to grade level placement.

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.

Fridays 5:15 – 6:15pm. Tuition: $169.00

NEW! Special Programs for Home-Schoolers (all ages):

Fall 2019 Homeschool Production

Children of Eden

2019 Fall Homeschool Musical Production/ Faith-Based Drama: Children of Eden

Ages: All Ages

**NOTE: ALL students are GUARANTEED a role in this production**

Tuition (for Theater Class ONLY): $258.00

Tuition (for Theater Class AND Art Class): $286.40  *See details for art class below*

Rehearsals: 10:00am-12:30am on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Rehearsal Location: 61 East Main St., Clinton, CT in our Academy Building

Performance Date: December 21, 2019

Performance Location: 61 East Main St., Clinton, CT in our Academy Building

Tickets: $10/all seats

Description: Come perform with us in the musical, Children of Eden.

Fall 2018 Home-School Art Class

Fall 2019 Art Class

Ages: ALL AGES: 4th Grade and Up (10+) 10 – 11am/K thru 4 11:30 – 12:30pm

Tuition (for Art Class ONLY): $100.00/mo

Tuition (for Theater Class AND Art Class): $286.40 *See details for theater class above*

Class Time:

4th Grade and Up (10+) 10 – 11am/K thru 4 11:30 – 12:30pm

Class Location: 61 East Main St., Clinton, CT in our Academy Building

Gallery Showing Date: December 20 – 23, 2019

Gallery Location: 61 East Main St., Clinton, CT in our Academy Building

Tickets: This event is free to the public.

Description: Let’s have fun with the Elements and Principles of Art!!  Melissa Imossi, a classically trained artist, will guide our students through engaging projects that are beautiful as well as educational.   Students will create their own masterpieces inspired by well-known artists, art history and the world around them. Towards the end of the program, students will be able to apply what they learn in class by painting sets that will be used in the play Flora and Ulysses!  Different mediums will be used, such as drawing, painting, printing, sculpture and collage.
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For the Advanced Thespian

Advanced Thespian

Backstage Basics (Grades 6+)

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.  4 week program plus daily during final tech week: 10/21; 10/28; 11/4; 11/11 and the week of tech week 11/18 thru 11/24.

Mondays 7:00 – 8:00pm.   Tuition: $169.00

Tap/Jazz Combo for the Teen Beginner (Grades 5+)

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!

Tuesdays 7:15 – 8:00pm.  Tuition: $169.00

Advanced Acting Trio Class Series – SPECIAL DEAL!

The following three classes work well when taken at the Take ALL 3 of the following Advanced Acting classes and receive 25% off the entire bundle! Three classes valued at a total of $507.00 NOW for only a $375.00. *NOTE: This deal only applies for students taking all 3 classes in the Advanced Acting Trio Class Series.

Advanced Acting Techniques (Grades 6+) 

A traditional 8-week class for students hoping to gain skills in more serious acting techniques. The perfect class for the young performer looking for a deeper experience. Exposure to the most commonly-taught acting techniques helps develop more believable characters. This class is highly recommended for students hoping to go into theater professionally someday. This is also a friendly environment to prepare for auditions. This class is a part of the Advanced Acting Trio Class Series.

Fridays 3:30 – 4:30pm. Tuition: $169.00

Character Development (Grades 6+)

A traditional 8-week class for any student hoping to gain larger roles in their community or school theater. A perfect compliment to the Advanced Acting Techniques class! This class allows students to dive deeper into the world of character development and explore various types of characters throughout all of theater’s history. Students will explore monologues and scenes to work on embodying characters from a range of plays including classic works, historical literature, and even including more contemporary playwrights. This class is a part of the Advanced Acting Trio Class Series.

Fridays 4:45-5:30pm. Tuition: $169.00

Friday Night Live Teens (Grades 6+)

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.

Fridays 5:30 – 6:30pm. Tuition: $169.00  

Dance/Cardio Workout (Young Adult to Adult)

A fun workout for young adults to parents who loves dancing and looking for a great way to work out. Perfect for the parent waiting for their child in Friday Night Live Improv Classes.  Get in the groove and in shape all in one great class. All skill levels welcome!

Fridays 4:30 – 5:15pm & 5:30 – 6:15pm

Once on This Island

2018 Fall Advanced Musical Theater Production: Once on This Island

Ages: You must be at least 13 years of age or older to participate in this program

Auditions: Tuesday, September 11th & Thursday, September 13th 2018

Audition Location: 61 East Main St., Clinton, CT in our Academy Building

Rehearsals: Every Saturday from 2:30 – 5:00pm (additional rehearsals as needed at the discretion of the director)

Tuition: $99.00/ month for 3 months

Performance Date: December 7 – 9, 2018

Performance Location: Intimate theater experience at the Academy building

Tickets: Tickets are not yet on sale for this production

**Note: This is an advanced level production class. You MUST commit at the time of the audition regardless of the role received.  A $99.00 non-refundable registration fee is required at the time of the audition to secure your spot in this highly intensive, extremely popular program.  Limited Cast size.  Cuts may be made.

2017 Annual Graveyard Walk (Grades 6+)

Every year, the professional actors in our Shoreline Actors Collective branch of Kidz Konnection perform a number of eerie historical scenes at the Clinton Graveyard. This is a free program for the interested performer.  Please contact us to be involved in this program.

When: October 23 & 24, 2018 See our productions page! for more info.

 

If you are looking for a more performance-geared environment, check out our productions page


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