Winter/Spring 2020

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Beginner Broadway Technique (Ages 12-18)
John Crampton
(Ages 12-18) This class is for students who have little to no dance experience. The goal of the class is to introduce the language of jazz and musical theatre movement while teaching positions, dance vocabulary, good technique, body placement, and musicality. In addition, focus will be placed on expression and interpretation. This class is perfect for the teen Musical Theatre student looking to further their skills in both dance and performance.
Ages 12-18
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Ballroom Mondays: Latin/Salsa Night!
Cat Umano
Ballroom Mondays at A.C.T.: Latin/Salsa Night! (For Teens and Adults)
Brush off the winter chill with some spicy Salsa! Get those hips moving with this exciting and energetic dance. Learn the basics, along with fun turns and tricks to heat up the dance floor!

Ages 13-0
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$30.00
Ballroom Mondays: Swing Night!
Cat Umano
Ballroom Mondays at A.C.T.: Swing Night! (For Teens and Adults)
It don't mean a thing if you ain't got that swing! Come learn basic Jitterbug steps, reminiscent of the 1930's and 40's with this upbeat and lively style, then dance the night away to classic Rock n' Roll and big band swing!

Ages 13-0
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$30.00
Ballroom Mondays: Tango Night!
Cat Umano
Ballroom Mondays at A.C.T.: Tango Night! (For Teens and Adults)
Shall we dance? Learn one of ballroom's most romantic and dramatic dances, the Tango! Originally born in Argentina, this intense and passionate dance is always a favorite!

Ages 13-0
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$30.00
Ballroom Mondays:Disco Night!
Cat Umano
Ballroom Mondays at A.C.T.: Disco Night! (For Teens and Adults)
Boogie on down to Disco Night! We'll crank your favorite 70's tunes and have you busting out some groovy Hustle! You'll never skip a chance to dance with these exciting moves!

Ages 13-0
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$30.00
OutProv (Ages 12-18)
William Oliver
A.C.T.'s OutProv is an improv group for LGBTQ+ teens and allies that are interested in theatre and social change. The members of OutProv will hone their skills in improvisational theatre in a safe-space environment where teacher-facilitators will also guide them through discussion of LGBTQ+ issues, train them as peer leaders, and develop an outreach curriculum to bring to after-school programs.
Ages 12-18
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Loft
Academy of The Company Theatre
$50.00
Center Stage 1 (Tuesday, Ages 7-11)
Christie Reading
(Ages 7-11) Center Stage classes are comprehensive introductions to the techniques and skills needed to have fun and succeed in musical theatre. Students will be guided through a curriculum of instruction in acting, singing, music theory, and movement. Each class is divided up into mini vocal, dance and acting lessons that include lively activities taught by two or more instructors.
Students will also receive coaching in the art of auditioning.

Ages 7-11
Tuesday
3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$350.00
Center Stage 2 (Tuesday, Ages 9-13)
Melissa Carubia
(Ages 9-13) Center Stage classes are comprehensive introductions to the techniques and skills needed to have fun and succeed in musical theatre. Students will be guided through a curriculum of instruction in acting, singing, music theory, and movement. Each class is divided up into mini vocal, dance and acting lessons that include lively activities taught by two or more instructors.
Students will also receive coaching in the art of auditioning.

This class is a continuation of the basic techniques covered in Center Stage 1. Students may enroll upon graduation from that course, or by permission of the instructors.

Ages 9-13
Tuesday
3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$350.00
Center Stage 3 (Tuesday, Ages 12-18)
Melissa Carubia
(Ages 12-18) Are you looking to find yourself starring in a Company Theatre musical? Have you taken Center Stage 1 and 2? Do you love the idea of singing, dancing and acting your way through the big splashy musical numbers we all know and love? Center Stage 3 is your chance to learn from professional performers and guest artists on how to pick up dance routines quickly, stand out, and be heard on stage! This class offers advanced education in dance, voice and acting through putting it all together via the biggest and best moments from Broadway past and present. This class will perform a mini-revue at the end of the program based on the shows students have studied during the course.
Ages 12-18
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:15 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$350.00
Children's Improv (Ages 8-12)
Christie Reading
(Ages 8-12) No script needed in this fun class that offers an introduction to improvisational theatre. Students will learn how to create memorable characters, build compelling scenes spontaneously, work well as part of a comedic ensemble, and have a lot of laughs.
Ages 8-12
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Hip Hop Session 2 (Ages 10-18)
Theo Victoria
(Ages 10-18) Meets for six weeks (3/17-4/28, no class 4/21). Learn the fundamentals of hip-hop from popping and locking to contemporary hip-hop and freestyle! Students will leave with a solid foundation of this constantly evolving style.
Ages 10-18
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Acting The Song (Ages 10-18)
Meghan Ryan
Ages 10-18 years. Starting with the premise that every song tells a story, students will learn how to use just the right amount of character and movement to make their vocal performance a theatrical experience--without sacrificing vocal quality. Warm-up techniques, good vocal practices, and character analysis will also be a part of the learning process.
Ages 10-18
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Adult Broadway Jazz - Session 1
Liz Tronni
Meets for six weeks (2/4 through 3/17, no class 3/10)
This adult dance class is for beginner to intermediate dancers. This fast-moving class teaches the steps of Broadway dance by focusing on performance, musicality, expression and interpretation. Each session involves a jazz warm-up, across the floor exercises, and learning a choreographed dance in the Broadway style to a musical theatre song. Jazz shoes are recommended.

Ages 14-99
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Adult Broadway Jazz - Session 2
Liz Tronni
Meets for six weeks: (3/24-5/5)
This adult dance class is for intermediate level dancers. This fast-moving class teaches the steps of Broadway dance by focusing on performance, musicality, expression and interpretation. Each session involves a jazz warm-up, across the floor exercises, and learning a choreographed dance in the Broadway style to a musical theatre song. Jazz shoes are recommended.

Ages 14-99
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Adult Improv Session 1
Christa Dunn
Meets for six weeks (1/28-3/3). Have trouble speaking extemporaneously? Hate giving that big presentation at work? Love shows like Whose Line Is It, Anyway?
This class geared towards adults will teach students how to say Yes, and, to listen and react, to create memorable characters and build compelling scenes spontaneously, to work well as part of a comedic ensemble, to build confidence in speaking without a script, and to have a lot of laughs. Class time will focus on games, good theatre practices, and short form scene work. Theatrical experience a plus but definitely not required.

Ages 18-0
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Loft
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Adult Improv Session 2
Christa Dunn
Meets for six weeks (3/17-5/5, no class 4/21). Have trouble speaking extemporaneously? Hate giving that big presentation at work? Love shows like Whose Line Is It, Anyway?
This class geared towards adults will teach students how to say Yes, and, to listen and react, to create memorable characters and build compelling scenes spontaneously, to work well as part of a comedic ensemble, to build confidence in speaking without a script, and to have a lot of laughs. Class time will focus on games, good theatre practices, and short form scene work. Theatrical experience a plus but definitely not required.

Ages 18-0
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Loft
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
5-Hour Puppet Building Crash Course with David Manley
Melissa Carubia
(Ages 12 and Up) Special Guest Instructor: David Manley http://upinarms.biz/
With the Up In Arms Lemming Puppet, students will create their own 14” mouth/rod puppet with permanent arm rods. Students will employ basic hand and machine sewing skills, fashion a basic mouth plate, use an X-Acto (razor), scissors, hot glue, and contact cement and complete their puppet with professional style eyes and fur/hair. This is a SKILLS workshop, not a craft. With hot glue, needles, scissors, and razors, the skill-set required for this workshop is teens through adults. Younger builders permitted on a per-case basis and may require adult accompaniment.

Feb. 19th at 10am-3pm

Ages 12-0
Wednesday
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$125.00
Children's Acting 1 (Wednesday, Ages 8-12)
Christie Reading
(Ages 8-12) This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of acting technique in a fun and exciting environment.
Students will explore theatre games, improv, monologues, voice and speech work, physicality, and short scenes!

Ages 8-12
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Puppetry 101 with David Manley
Melissa Carubia
(Ages 12 and up) Special Guest Instructor: David Manley http://upinarms.biz/
Puppetry 101 is an introduction to performing mouth/rod puppetry. A one-hour or two-hour workshop can be presented depending on the age of the group. This workshop is perfect for theatre academy/ camp groups, after-school programs or the aspiring adult puppeteer. Puppet performance principles such as lip-sync, focus, rod control and movement are covered. Along with reinforcing important puppetry basics, the workshop exercises engage hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills.

Feb. 19th at 4pm - 6pm

Ages 12-0
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$50.00
Children's Acting 2 (Wednesday, Ages 10-14)
Christie Reading
(Ages 10-14) For the student looking for a more advanced course, children’s acting 2 is designed to teach the fundamentals of acting technique in a fun and exciting environment. Students will explore theatre games, improv, monologues, voice and speech work, physicality, short scenes, and begin exploring audition technique practices.
Ages 10-14
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Ace Your Dance Call (Six weeks, Ages 10-18)
Jocelyn Ulloa
Meets for six weeks, 1/29-3/11, no class 2/19
(Ages 10-18) For many actors, the dance call inspires feelings of dread. You've nailed your vocal audition, impressed the director with your cold reading--but you're terrified the choreographer will notice your two left feet. This class, specifically geared towards self-proclaimed non-dancers, will provide a crash course in terminology and technique frequently seen at musical theatre auditions. Each class will conclude with a mock dance call to give you opportunities to practice picking things up quickly--and help squash your fears.

Ages 10-18
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Bollywood Dance (Six weeks, Ages 10-18)
Jocelyn Ulloa
Meets for six weeks (3/25 through 5/6, no class 4/22)
(Ages 10-18) Indian dance comes to ACT! Dancers will learn a great combination of classic Bollywood and Indian Bharatanatyam movements as they create an exciting and unique dance. You will receive your own authentic ankle bells.

Ages 10-18
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$125.00
Teen Improv (Ages 13-18)
Melissa Carubia
(Ages 13-18) Theatre can be a lot of fun when you go off the script and see where your imagination takes you! This class geared towards teenagers will teach students how to say Yes, and, to listen and react, to create memorable characters and build compelling scenes spontaneously, to work well as part of a comedic ensemble, and to have a lot of laughs. Class time will focus on both games and short form scene work. Theatrical experience a plus but not required.
Ages 13-18
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Adult Tap (Beginner) - Session 1
Cat Umano
Meets for a six-week session (1/29/20-3/11/20, no class 2/19). With special attention paid to the musical theater style, this class will work through common tap technique, progressions, and combinations. This class offers adults (and teens) the basic techniques of tap dance; rhythm, body mechanics, and musicality or sound. Students must bring their own tap shoes.
Ages 14-99
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Adult Tap (Beginner) - Session 2
Cat Umano
Meets for a six-week session (3/25/20-5/6/20, no class 4/22)
With special attention paid to the musical theater style, this class will work through common tap technique, progressions, and combinations. This class offers adults (and teens) the basic techniques of tap dance; rhythm, body mechanics, and musicality or sound. Students must bring their own tap shoes.

Ages 14-99
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Choreography Session 1 (Ages 10-18)
Jocelyn Ulloa
A six-week workshop for ages 10-18. Class meets 1/29 through 3/11, no class 2/19.
Dancers have the opportunity to fuse different styles of dance while developing their own moves and routines and executing them with their classmates. Emphasis will be placed on storytelling and expression through movement.

Ages 10-18
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Choreography Session 2 (Ages 10-18)
Jocelyn Ulloa
A six-week workshop for ages 10-18. Class meets 3/25 through 5/6, no class 4/22.
Dancers have the opportunity to fuse different styles of dance while developing their own moves and routines and executing them with their classmates. Emphasis will be placed on storytelling and expression through movement.

Ages 10-18
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Alexander Technique Workshop (Ages 8-12)
Katherine Beckvold
(Ages 8-12) What is the Alexander Technique? The Alexander technique is a gentle approach that aims to re-educate the mind and the body through a series of movements so the body uses muscles more efficiently and has less tension. As good posture is a major component of healthy, supported use of the voice, this workshop is beneficial to actors and singers.

In his two hour workshop, voice students will find an inner balance and a sense of ease in the voice. Possible benefits include reduction of anxiety, feeling more energized, less pain and tension, listening and interacting with those around you, being more present, and more.

Ages 8-12
Thursday
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$50.00
Alexander Technique Workshop (Teen/Adult)
Katherine Beckvold
(For Teens and Adults) What is the Alexander Technique? The Alexander technique is a gentle approach that aims to re-educate the mind and the body through a series of movements so the body uses muscles more efficiently and has less tension. As good posture is a major component of healthy, supported use of the voice, this workshop is beneficial to actors and singers.

In his two hour workshop, voice students will find an inner balance and a sense of ease in the voice. Possible benefits include reduction of anxiety, feeling more energized, less pain and tension, listening and interacting with those around you, being more present, and more.

Ages 13-99
Thursday
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$50.00
Center Stage 1 (Thursday, Ages 7-11)
Melissa Carubia
(Ages 7-11) Center Stage classes are comprehensive introductions to the techniques and skills needed to have fun and succeed in musical theatre. Students will be guided through a curriculum of instruction in acting, singing, music theory, and movement. Each class is divided up into mini vocal, dance and acting lessons that include lively activities taught by two or more instructors.
Students will also receive coaching in the art of auditioning.

Ages 7-11
Thursday
3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$350.00
Center Stage 2 (Thursday, Ages 9-13)
Christa Dunn
(Ages 9-13) Center Stage classes are comprehensive introductions to the techniques and skills needed to have fun and succeed in musical theatre. Students will be guided through a curriculum of instruction in acting, singing, music theory, and movement. Each class is divided up into mini vocal, dance and acting lessons that include lively activities taught by two or more instructors.
Students will also receive coaching in the art of auditioning.

This class is a continuation of the basic techniques covered in Center Stage 1. Students may enroll upon graduation from that course, or by permission of the instructors.

Ages 9-13
Thursday
3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$350.00
Beginner Broadway Technique (Ages 7-11)
John Crampton
(Ages 7-11) Want to have happy feet? This class starts at the beginning and teaches all of the basic terminology and steps you'll need to feel comfortable dancing in a musical. Various styles of dance will be explored--jazz, modern, Latin, and more. Perfect for singers who always wanted to audition for a show, but were afraid of the dance call, or for first time dancers!
Ages 7-11
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Youth Yoga (Ages 10-18)
Emily Radziwon
(Ages 10-18) This class, geared towards children and teens 10 years and up, will teach students the poses and language of yoga to build better body awareness, breath control, flexibility, strength, and mindfulness. Students will learn about alignment, meditation techniques, and breathing which will aid them in their singing, dancing and daily life. A yoga mat is required.
Ages 10-18
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Teen Acting
Matt Maggio
(Ages 13-18) This course is geared towards the teenage actor who is serious about honing their craft. This class works beyond the basic fundamentals of acting technique, refining skills in advanced scene study. This class is a great opportunity for the young performer who is committed to advancing their performance skills as well as their theatrical knowledge.
Ages 13-18
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Adult Acting Session 1
Danny Bolton
Meets for Six Weeks, 1/30-3/5 For the beginning adult performer, or those returning to the stage after a hiatus, this class will focus on the core principles of scenework, monologues, projection, diction, characterization, physicality, and emoting. Audition preparation will also be covered.
Ages 18-99
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Adult Acting Session 2
Danny Bolton
Meets for Six Weeks, 3/19-5/7 (no class 4/23) For the beginning adult performer, or those returning to the stage after a hiatus, this class will focus on the core principles of scenework, monologues, projection, diction, characterization, physicality, and emoting. Audition preparation will also be covered.
Ages 18-99
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$110.00
Advanced Broadway Technique (Ages 12-18)
John Crampton
(Ages 11-18) A special multi-disciplinary class for students with dance experience who want to dive deeper into techniques featured in Broadway dance. Students will learn the language of both modern and classic Broadway choreographers such as Fosse, Glover and Robbins. Specialized techniques such as tap and partner dance will also be explored. Students should provide their own dance shoes (tap and jazz).
Ages 11-18
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Children's Acting 1 (Saturday, Ages 8-12)
Matt Maggio
(Ages 8-13) This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of acting technique in a fun and exciting environment.
Students will explore theatre games, improv, monologues, voice and speech work, physicality, and short scenes!

Ages 8-12
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Guitar Basics (Ages 10 and up)
Scott Brenner
(Ages 10 and up) Learn the basics of guitar playing in a relaxed, fun environment. Bring your guitar and learn about chords, fret geometry, strumming patterns, and more!
Ages 10-99
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Children's Acting 2 (Saturday, Ages 10-14)
Matt Maggio
(Ages 10-14) For the student looking for a more advanced course, children’s acting 2 is designed to teach the fundamentals of acting technique in a fun and exciting environment. Students will explore theatre games, improv, monologues, voice and speech work, physicality, short scenes, and begin exploring audition technique practices.
Ages 10-14
Saturday
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Acting Through Roleplaying Games (Ages 10-16)
Matt Maggio
(Ages 10-16).Have you ever imagined yourself a knight going into a dark dungeon to defeat a fire breathing dragon? How about a freedom fighter struggling against the oppression of a ruthless Empire? Or a normal person stepping into a house filled with an assortment of horror and monsters? Then this is the class for you! In this class we will learn about and play various games involving roleplaying. We will learn about the importance of improvisational and long term character development as well as team building, working together (or at times against each other), and staying in character/character commitment, and we get to play fun games too!
Ages 10-16
Saturday
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Studio One
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00
Theatre Games (Ages 7-11)
Christie Reading
(Ages 7-11) For the student seeking an introductory course to acting! Theatre Games is a fun way in which students will learn basic theatre etiquette and technique through improv games.
Ages 7-11
Saturday
11:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Gala Room
Academy of The Company Theatre
$275.00