Spring Programs

  

Spring Programs & Productions

The Spring 2022 class schedule begins the week of March 28th. Classes will run in small groups, outdoors with possible classes indoors under strict safety standards. Classes will run 8 weeks. No classes will run the week of April 18th-22nd.

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 for Descendants and Grimms

Grease Auditions will be held 03/15-15

Descendents

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

Advanced Dramatic Theater (Grades 8 & up)

Each season, a group of performers 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.

Spring plays will be  Grimm’s Spectaculathon. 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

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)

4th-12th 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: 4th-12th | Tuition: $224| Class Time: 1 day a week rehearsal. Tuesdays from 5:30 – 7:00pm | Location: On the Lawn at 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT |Show Dates: June 10th 4:00 or 6:30 (Pending double casting)

WEDNESDAYS:

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

Tap/Jazz Combo for the Tween & Teen Beginner

A traditional 6-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 : $154.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 5:30 – 6:15pm | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT

New class: Ballet Contemporary Fusion Intensive 

This Ballet focused class will explore ballet technique and form while  diving into different ways of combining modern, contemporary and ballet vocabularies into a challenging but fun combination. It shows each dancer how to keep the integrity of their technique while utilizing it in the most effective way possible. The class also explores ways to increase one’s artistic capacity through inspiration by movement, music, and philosophy.

The class is recommended for any beginning/intermediate or advanced dancer

Grades: 5th and Up | Tuition : $154.00 | 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 Teresa 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: $132.00 | Class Time: Wednesdays 7:00-7:45 | 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)

4th-12th 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: 4th-12th | Tuition: $224| Class Time: 1 day a week rehearsal. Tuesdays from 5:30 – 7:00pm | Location: On the Lawn at 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT |Show Dates: June 10th 4:00 or 6:30 (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

Junior Madcappers

This Saturday Night Live-esque 8-week 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. Note: There are no exceptions to grade level placement for this program. 

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

Comedy Center

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. NOTE: This class will be taught fully in-person outside on the front lawn of the Academy building.

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

Saturday

Advanced Musical: Grease

LATE SPRING ADVANCED MUSICAL AUDITIONS FOR GREASE ARE IN MARCH 28 & 30, 2023.

A musical about teens in love in the 1950s. It’s California 1958 and greaser Danny Zuko  and Australian Sandy Olsson are in love. They spend time at the beach, and when they go back to school, what neither of them knows is that they both now attend Rydell High.

Rehearsals: Saturdays, 10:00-2:30pm l Mandatory Tech: Sunday, 5/11, 5/24 – 5/31, (non- mandatory tech day 5/27 and 5/29) l Show Dates: 6/1 – 6/4/23

*7th  and 8th graders must be currently enrolled students, and also be signed up for one of the Jr musical/Advanced Play running congruent to the advanced musical they are wanting to participate in

**9th graders must be signed up for either the spring advanced play, Spring Jr. musical or two classes running at the Academy

***Actors are only permitted to miss 2 rehearsals, must be available for all of tech week and all performances. Any breach of this will mean immediate dismissal from the show without refund. No exceptions will be made

*Descendants day and times may change due to shows currently running in the space and the needs of the cast

 

*Lion King Jr and Kids subject to change to one day a week due to low enrollment. Day will be based on the most popular day of the two offered. If you are unable to make the change  a full refund will be made. This will only happen if enrollment is low.


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