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Virtual Youth Programs

2020 Fall Studio For Young Actors

Our Studio For Young Actors provides students a fun, exciting, and creative environment with professional instructors active in the fields of theatre, improvisation, and acting. We’ve learned a lot since shelter-in-place went into effect in March, having hosted & observed numerous Zoom classes and webinars since then. We have embraced the challenge and are looking forward to providing an exciting & engaging experience for students, teachers, and families alike. Come and join the fun!

SPACE IS LIMITED!

Juniors (6 – 8 years old)

Short Play Performances Saturdays, Sept 12 – Nov 14 9:00-10:15am

Youth ( 9 – 12 years old)

Youtube & Video: Saturdays, Sept 12 – Nov 14 11:00am – 12:30pm
Improv & Theatre Games: Mondays, Sept 14 – Nov 16 4:00pm – 5:15pm
Acting & Performance Tuesdays, Sept 15 – Nov 17 4:00pm – 5:15pm

Teen ( 13 – 17 years old)

Youtube & Video Saturdays, Sept 12 – Nov 14 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Acting & Performance Wednesdays, Sept 16 – Nov 18 4:00pm – 5:15pm
Improv & Theatre Games Thursdays, Sept 17 – Nov 19 4:00pm – 5:15pm

Virtual Camp Class Descriptions

Improvisation & Theatre Games: Through games and exercises, this fun-filled class is an introduction to the fundamentals of improvisation!

Short Play Performance: Adapted for the Zoom format, young actors will learn & perform short plays from B Street Theatre’s extensive catalog of scripts

YouTube & Video Production: For the young writer/director/aspiring film maker, learn vital quick-tips to make your own short videos pop!

Acting & Scene Study: Young actors hone their performance and character development skills while learning the basics of how to confidently present a scene.

Our Teaching Staff

Greg Alexander– Director of Education, B Street Acting Company Member, most recently appeared as Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz for the Family Series.

Stephanie Altholz– B Street Acting Company Member, part of B Street’s Maximum Occupancy improv team, most recently appeared in Charlotte’s Web for the Family Series.

Alissa Doyle– B Street staff teaching artist, Saturday Studio for Young Actor Teens & Adult Conservatory teacher, appeared in two B Street School Tours and New Comedies Festival(2018-2019).

Taylor Fleer– B Street staff teaching artist, Saturday Studio for Young Actor Teens teacher, most recently seen onstage in The Sword in the Stone, and Ride Sally Ride! for the Family Series.

Julianna Hess– B Street staff teaching artist, Saturday Studio for Young Actors Juniors & Youth teacher, teaching team member with Marin Shakespeare.

Jacob Gutierrez Montoya– Founder & Artistic Director of Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre, Artistic Director for the Hawkins Contemporary Jazz Company, most recently choreographed The Wizard of Oz for the Family Series.

Dave Pierini– Acting Company Member, improvisational actor in Maximum Occupancy, and most recently appeared as the Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz for the Family Series.

Peter Story—Acting Company Member, B Street staff teaching artist, regular performer in B Street’s weekly Virtual programming, most recently appeared in Byhalia, Mississippi on the Main Stage.

Malik X. Williams—Visual & Media Arts Educator, Video Content Creator & Co-host of “The Gauntlet of Gaming” YouTube Channel, proud alumni of Sheldon High School’s K9 Animation Studios.

FAQs

Cost?

You can purhcase multiple 10-week classes.
1 class: $225 ($22.50 per class)
2 classes: $430 ($21.50 per class) <—-better deal
3 classes: $600 ($20.00 per class) <—-better deal

What technology does my child need to participate in the virtual classes?

A computer or tablet that has video and audio capability.
A strong Wifi connection.

What will they learn?

Students will be challenged to think and collaborate in the Virtual environment. All will be called upon to be resourceful learners, as together we engage in creative problem-solving. From Acting, to Dance, to Improv, to Video Production, each class will be facilitated by teachers adept at sharing their craft in the Zoom format, as we develop our skills and discover new talents!

Do we need to audition?

Auditions are not required for the classes. All skill levels welcome. We make an effort to pair students appropriately in regards to age and skill level.

What if I need to cancel? Is class registration non-refundable?

There is a $5.00 processing fee for all cancellations. There are NO refunds after classes begin.

More Questions?

For questions about the Virtual Camp, please call the Program Director, Greg Alexander at galexander@bstreettheatre.org

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