Kidz Programs

WINTER 2023

6 week classes start the week of 1/23 and run thru 3/3.

Cinderella Rehearsals begin 1/3 or 1/5 respectively.

There are no auditions for children in grades K thru 3 for the mainstage musical production

WINTER 2023 Classes run the week of 1/23 thru 3/3.  Cinderella rehearsals begin Tuesday or Thursday 1/3 or 1/5.

Mondays:

Dynamic Dancers

This 45 min long class is an amazing class for any beginner dance student. In this class students will focus on the fundamentals of tap, jazz and ballet in fun non competitive settings. Classes run for 6 weeks at the Academy.

Grades: 1st -4th grade| Tuition: $154.00 | Class Time: Mondays 4:45-5:30 | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Choose Tuesday OR Thursday

Tiny Thespians

A weekly class that gives young gives children who are new to performing an opportunity to perform in our Winter 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 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: Choose Tuesdays or Thursdays 4:00pm – 4:45pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT l Show Dates: March 10 – 12 on the Clinton Town Hall Stage

Junior Thespians

 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 in March. 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 l Show Dates: March 10 – 12 on the Clinton Town Hall Stage

WEDNESDAYS:

Tutu’s and Top Hats Ballet/Tap for the Beginner Mover

This 45 min long class is a wonderful  class for any youth dance student. In this class students will focus on the fundamentals of tap, and ballet in fun non competitive settings. Classes run for 6 weeks at the Academy.

Grades: 1st -4th grade| Tuition: $154.00 | Class Time: wed 4:00-4:45 | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Fight Choreography/Slapstick Comedy

A fun and energetic 6-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: $154.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 4:45-5:30pm | 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: $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

Saturdays:

Fairytale Theater

Join us Saturday mornings for our Fairytale Theater acting group. Each season we will perform a 30-45 minute production of a beloved fairytale. This winter we will be presenting Rapunzel. Students will all receive a speaking role and perform in our black box theater upstairs in the Academy for family and friends. Guaranteed to bring a smile to any young performers face.

Grades: K-3 | Tuition : $205.00  | Class Time: Saturday 10:00 am – 11:30 am | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

Spring Classes

All SPRING 2023 Classes

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

All classes for the SPRING SESSION BEGIN the week of April 3rd

Auditions will be held 3/28-30

K-4th grade cast will perform on Sunday, June 11th (Tuesday group at 1:00 pm and Thursday group at 4:00 pm*) 4th grade-12th grade cast will perform on Saturday, June 10th (Tuesday group at 4:00 pm and Thursday group at 6:30pm)*

Mondays:

Dynamic Dancers

This 45 minute long class is an amazing class for any beginner dance student. In this class students will focus on the fundamentals of tap, jazz and ballet in fun non competitive settings. Classes run for 6 weeks at the Academy.

Grades: 1st -4th grade| Tuition: $154.00 | Class Time: Mondays 4:45-5:30 | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

TUESDAYS:

K-4th Grade

Disney’s The Descendants has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, your young actor can be a part of this amazing show

Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical jam-packed with comedy, adventure, Disney characters, and hit songs from the films!

Imprisoned on the Isle of the Lost – home of the most infamous villains who ever lived – the teenaged children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Jafar, and Cruella De Vil have never ventured off the island… until now. When the four troublemakers are sent to attend prep school alongside the children of beloved Disney heroes, they have a difficult choice to make: should they follow in their parents’ wicked footsteps or learn to be good?

Grades: k-4 | Tuition: $205 | Class Time: 1 day a week rehearsal. Tuesdays or Thursday at 4:30 – 5:30pm | Location: On the Lawn at 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates:June 11th 1:00 pm and 4:00pm  (Pending double casting)

WEDNESDAYS:

Tutu’s and Top Hats Ballet/Tap for the Beginner Mover

This 45 min long class is a wonderful  class for any youth dance student. In this class students will focus on the fundamentals of tap, and ballet in fun non competitive settings. Classes run for 6 weeks at the Academy.

Grades: 1st -4th grade| Tuition: $154.00 | Class Time: wed 4:00-4:45 | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

THURSDAYS

K-4th Grade

Disney’s The Descendants has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, your young actor can be a part of this amazing show

Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical jam-packed with comedy, adventure, Disney characters, and hit songs from the films!

Imprisoned on the Isle of the Lost – home of the most infamous villains who ever lived – the teenaged children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Jafar, and Cruella De Vil have never ventured off the island… until now. When the four troublemakers are sent to attend prep school alongside the children of beloved Disney heroes, they have a difficult choice to make: should they follow in their parents’ wicked footsteps or learn to be good?

Grades: k-4 | Tuition: $205 | Class Time: 1 day a week rehearsal. Tuesdays or Thursday at 4:30 – 5:30pm | Location: On the Lawn at 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Show Dates:June 11th 1:00 pm and 4:00pm  (Pending double casting)

FRIDAYS:

Little Playmakers

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.

Grades: 1-2 | Tuition: $177.00 | Class Time: Fridays, 4:30pm – 5:15pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT