THEATRE EDUCATION PROGRAM Friday & Saturday Sessions – “Acting, Voice and Musical Theater Workshop” October through May
Registration is open now and classes are selling out fast!
Smithtown Performing Arts Council once again brings you our Acting, Voice and Musical Theatre Workshop classes. Classes run throughout the year. The objective of each class is to give the student a creative, collaborative atmosphere that fosters their self-esteem and communication skills. As always our programs are designed to give all students, novices and seasoned performers alike, the opportunity to participate in the theater experience.
ACTING / IMPROV Offered Friday and Saturday Students will gain a basic understanding of the techniques used in acting for the stage. Beginning students will utilize theater games, acting exercises and improvisation to develop greater self-esteem, communication skills and collaborative working skills. More advanced students will participate in exercises utilizing monologues, scene study, and auditioning techniques to hone their skills
VOICE FOR THE MUSICAL THEATER Offered Friday and Saturday Classes will focus on healthy vocal technique, group harmonization and stage presentation. A strong emphasis will be placed on audition preparation and technique, as well as development of characters and conveyance of stories and emotions through song. Depending on experience level, students will participate in group numbers, trios, duets and solos.
MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP Offered Friday and Saturday This Class will focus on dance, movement and group vocals. Students will work on general dance technique, as well as, learn choreography and vocals for a variety of musical theater songs from throughout the year. Several polished numbers will be presented and the final showcase.
GREAT FAMILY SHOWS AT FANTASTIC PRICES! STAY LOCAL, FEEL LIKE BROADWAY!
Our Theatre for Kids Productions provides our young aspiring performers the opportunity to wow and learn at the same time. The shows are selected to entertain adults and kids alike. The fully staged musicals have been a staple in our schedule for the last 8 years.
Coming up next:
PERFORMED BY A CAST AGED 7 – 14. Performance Dates: Saturday, October 17 - 2pm Sunday, October 18 - 11am Saturday, October 24 - 2pm Sunday, October 25 - 11am NO SHOW SATURDAY October 31-HALLOWEEN Sunday, November 1 -11am Saturday, November 7 - 2pm Sunday, November 8 - 11am
DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID November 21st, 2015 – January 24th, 2016 Thursday – Sunday
A love story for the ages. Ariel, King Triton, Flounder, Scuttle and of course, Sebastian, all come to life LIVE ON STAGE. A special treat for the entire family.
THIS IS NOT A JUNIOR VERSION. THIS IS PERFORMED BY A CAST OF PROFESSIONALS.
Tickets $35.00 Children Under 12 $20.00
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE A LIVE RADIO PLAY December 17th , 2015 – December 20th , 2015 5 PERFORMANCES ONLY – 1 WEEKEND “One of the BEST holiday shows around. This is a fresh and inventive way of reconnecting with a classic story of love and redemption.” – Chicago Sun Times
Inspired by the classic film. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, a Live Radio Play in a return engagement. We are continuing a Smithtown Holiday Tradition for our third year! Six Actors perform the dozens of characters as well as produce the sound effects. All the magic of Bedford Falls comes to exhilarating life right in front of you as you are transported to 1940 and then to George Bailey’s Christmas Eve. Tickets $35.00
HAIRSPRAY – The Broadway Musical July 9th, 2016 – August 28th, 2016 Thursday – Sunday
It’s 1962 in Baltimore and the l oveable plus-sized teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire- to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true her life takes on more challenges. Hairspray is a FAMILY-FRIENDLY piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs.
Celebrate your child’s birthday in a dramatic way!
The birthday child goes on stage after the curtain call and the cast sings “Happy Birthday”.
Enjoy cake with visits from the cast in the party room afterwards.
The fee to rent the party room is $100 for one hour following the show. There is no minimum number to hold a party. However, the maximum amount of comfortable seating for kids is 20.
For all Youth Productions tickets will be $15 for a birthday party. (Little Mermaid is a mainstage show, therefore tickets will be $20 each for a birthday party.)
Everyone seeing the show must have a ticket.
We will be happy to assist you with the setup of all the food, cake, drinks, or any other party materials such as but not limited to: tablecloths, napkins, plates, bowls, cups, utensils, candles or matches. You provide the materials and we provide the setup!
You may bring balloons and/or decorations for the party room. The room will be set up for your party after intermission.
Treat your child to a different type of birthday party this year. Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts will present two great shows for kids beginning Nov. 21 with The Little Mermaid until Jan. 24, 2016, and Aladdin Jr. from Feb. 6-21. We provide a private room for your gathering. Cast members will meet with your party to sign autographs and pose for pictures. Call 631-724-3700 for more information and to book your date today.
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