Programs for 2nd Graders

 

Programs for 2nd Graders (Ages 7-8)

 

Acro Dance

Musicals have evolved through the years from just Waltz to a fast paced, modern dance and stunning the world. In this 8-week 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 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?

Tuition: $169.00 | Class Time: Mondays 4:00-5:00pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Homeschool Production: Children of Eden

Come perform with us in the musical, Children of Eden. NOTE: All students are guaranteed a role in this production.

Tuition (for Theater Class Only): $258.00 (for Theater AND Art Class): 286.40 | Rehearsals: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00am-12:30pm | Performance Date: December 21, 2019 | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Tickets: $15

Home-School Art Class

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 homeschool play!  Different mediums will be used, such as drawing, painting, printing, sculpture and collage.

Tuition (for Art Class Only): $100.00/mo (for Theater AND Art Class): 286.40 | Class Time (Grades 4+):Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00am-11:00am (Grades K-3): 11:30am-12:30pm |Gallery Showing Date: December 20 – 23, 2019 | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Tickets: The gallery showing is free to the public

Junior Thespians

This is for children in 2nd and 3rd grade looking to participate in the Main Stage Production. 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 Mainstage Production, please check out our Upcoming Productions page.

Tuition: $234.00 or $78.00/month for 3 months | Class Time: Tuesdays or Thursdays 4:45-6:00pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Tiny Thespians

This once-a-week class gives young actors who may be new to the stage an opportunity to perform in our Mainstage Production 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 show and participate in all full cast activities including tech week.

Tuition: $204.00 or $68.00/month for 3 months | Class Date/ Time: Thursdays 4:00-4:45pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Beginner Ballet Class

This class is a fantastic option for the performer that is new to dance! They will learn basic dance and ballet terminology, positions, and techniques which will provide a necessary foundation for their ability to learn choreography of all styles for more advanced classes or musicals.

Tuition: $169.00 | Class Time: Fridays 3:30-4:30pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Friday Night Live Kidz

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.

Tuition: $169.00 | Class Time: Fridays, 4:30pm – 5:15pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

 

Fall Main Stage Production: Disney’s Frozen, Jr.

Join us for this year’s Fall Main Stage Production, Disney’s Frozen Jr! This magical story about two sister princesses who save their kingdom and their relationship is the perfect opportunity for students ages 5-15 to participate in a family-friendly musical this fall! All students 2nd grade and up who are looking to participate as a member of the general cast must reserve a 1/2 hour audition on one of the two audition dates. All students in Kindergarten and 1st Grade will be automatically placed in the Tiny Thespians program to experience a main stage production with less responsibility and commitment than our older cast members. All students are guaranteed a role in this production. 

Tuition (Tiny Thespians): $68.00/mo for 3 months or $204.00 total (Kidz Konnect Juniors): $78.00/mo for 3 months or $234.00 total (Kidz Konnect Intermediate/ Advanced Level): $89.00/mo for 3 months or $267.00 total |Auditions: Tuesday, September 10th & Thursday, September 12th 2019 Audition Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT |Performance Date: November 22 – 24, 2019 | Performance Location: Clinton Andrews Memorial Town Hall | Tickets: Not Yet On Sale

Winter Main Stage Production: Matilda

Join us for this year’s Winter Main Stage Production! This magical story provides the perfect opportunity for students ages 5-19 to participate in a family-friendly musical this winter! All students 2nd grade and up who are looking to participate as a member of the general cast must reserve a 1/2 hour audition on one of the two audition dates. All students in Kindergarten and 1st Grade will be automatically placed in the Tiny Thespians program to experience a main stage production with less responsibility and commitment than our older cast members.All payments made at the Academy are due on the first rehearsal and first week of the second month. We only accept cash or check at the Academy reception. Thank you. All students are guaranteed a role in this production. 

Tuition (Tiny Thespians): $99.00/mo for 2 months or $198.00 total (Kidz Konnect Juniors): $114.00/mo for 2 months or $228.00 total (Kidz Konnect Intermediate/ Advanced Level): $129.00/mo for 2 months or $258.00 total |Auditions: Tuesday, December 3rd & Thursday, December 5th 2019 4:00pm-7:00pm Audition Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT |Performance Date: March 2020 | Performance Location: Clinton Andrews Memorial Town Hall | Tickets: Not Yet On Sale

Spring KIDS Musical: Aladdin KIDS

The Spring KIDS Musical is a great opportunity for young actors who are new to musicals or performing in general to learn how to perform a musical on a big stage in a highly structured, supportive, and manageable environment. This production is an abbreviated version of the Junior show to allow younger actors to be able to take on larger roles without being too overwhelming for them. You can choose to participate in either Tuesday or Thursday rehearsals based on your schedule. Rehearsals are Tuesdays or Thursdays 5:00pm-6:30pm. All payments made at the Academy are due on the first rehearsal and first week of the second month. We only accept cash or check at the Academy reception. Thank you. All students are guaranteed a role in this production. 

Tuition: $99.00/mo for 2 months or $198.00 total | Auditions: TBA Audition Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT |Performance Date: TBA | Performance Location: Clinton Andrews Memorial Town Hall | Tickets: $5.00 per person