Kidz Programs

Elementary Grades (Grades 1 – 4)

Summer Programs:  FAIRY TALE SERIES! A Weekly Play

All summer in week long options, weekdays from 9 – 12:30pm with small show at 1:00pm on each Friday of program (for friends/family only).

Come put on a play.  One week long options all summer long.  Each week we will put together a fun short play. We will develop our characters, work on physical gesture and expression and play lots of fun drama games together.  No stress this summer. Just fun and laughs all summer long in week long program options.

These plays are specifically written for a younger age group and can be mastered in a one week program for an introduction to the joy of theater.  Production length of each play is 20 – 30 minutes. All plays will be performed for families at 1pm on the lawn for immediate family only and according to the most current guidelines as stated by the CDC.

Fairy Tale Weeks: 

PINOCCHIO:  July 11 – 15

WIZARD OF OZ: July 18 – 22

PETER PAN: July 25-29

ALADDIN: August 1-5

BEAUTY & THE BEAST: August 8-12

CINDERELLA: August 15-19

LET’S WRITE OUR OWN: August 22-26

This program is first come, first serve.  Limited size based on current CDC guidelines.  

Grades: Grades 1 thru 4 | Tuition: $205.00 per week session | Location: On the lawn at 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Rehearsals: Monday thru Friday, 9 – 12:30| Performance Date: Each Friday at 1:00pm | Performance Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Tickets: Free for viewing for immediate family members only

One snack time offered at 11:00am.  Bring your own snack

FALL 2022 Programs

Classes and rehearsals begin the week of September 19th. Classes will run for 6 weeks.

Elementary level programs include Tuesdays & Thursdays: Mainstage Musical and Fridays Drama Improvisation & Acting

Mary Poppins Auditions are September 6th, 7th, and 8th. There will be no Mary Poppins rehearsal on Thursday, Oct. 20th. No audition needed for K thru 3rd grades.

Fall 2022

Tiny Thespians

A weekly class that gives young gives children who are new to performing an opportunity to perform in our Fall Mainstage Production, 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 theperformance of the Fall 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: Choose Tuesdays or Thursdays 4:00pm – 4:45pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

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 first weekend of November. No audition necessary for this level.

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

Drama Classes/Acting/Improvisation

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: $154.00 | 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: $154.00 | Class Time: Fridays 5:00-5:45pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Winter 2023