Year Round Acting Classes for Kids

FALL 2019 STUDIO FOR YOUNG ACTORS SCHEDULE

All Studio for Young Actor classes take place in the upstairs Gallery classrooms at the Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts – the new home of B Street Theatre! 2700 Capitol Avenue, downtown Sacramento.

Juniors (6-8 yrs)

THEATRE GAMES & SHORT PLAY PERFORMANCE with Greg Alexander & Julianna Hess

Saturdays, September 14 – November 2, 2019 from 9:00–10:30am Gallery A
Through theatre games and acting exercises, discover and develop new skills that add to the young actor’s tool box- the body, voice, and imagination. Designed to encourage collaboration, all participants will perform in short plays from B Street’s catalogue of original & adapted scripts.

Youth (9-12 yrs)

ACTING, VOICE, MOVEMENT & PERFORMANCE with Greg Alexander & Julianna Hess

Saturdays, September 14 – November 2, 2019 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Gallery A
Through theatre games, acting exercises, and writing in small groups, young actors are encouraged to make bold character choices. All participants develop and discover new skills as they perform in short plays from B Street’s catalogue of original & adapted scripts, many of which are written by student playwrights.

Teen (13-17 yrs)

ACTING TECHNIQUE, SCENE STUDY, & MONOLOGUES with Taylor Fleer

Saturdays, September 14 – November 2, 2019 from 1:00-2:30pm Gallery A
Actors will hone their performance and character development skills while learning the basics of how to confidently present a monologue. In addition, actors work with partners to analyze, rehearse, and present a scene. Materials chosen by the instructor are intended to encourage bold choices and suit the individual young actor.

Year Round Acting Classes FAQ

What is the tuition?
All classes are $260.
EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT: $240 if you register before 9/01/2019, so register early and save!
We also offer a 10% discount for siblings.

What day & time are the classes?
Junior classes are taught on Saturday mornings from 9:00–10:30am.
Youth classes are taught on Saturday mornings from 11:00am–12:30pm.
Teens classes are taught on Saturday afternoons from 1:00–2:30pm.

Where do the classes take place?
All Studio for Young Actor classes take place in the upstairs Gallery classrooms at the Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts – the new home of B Street Theatre! 2700 Capitol Avenue, downtown Sacramento.

Will there be a final performance?
Program sessions culminate with a performance for friends & family on the final day of class.

What will they learn?
Students will be exposed to a variety of theatrical training methods: skills based exercises, improvisation, scene-study, physical and vocal warm-ups, rehearsal techniques, memorization, performance in a final showcase, and much more. Participants will be encouraged to take risks and learn new skills in an environment that is safe and conducive to creativity.

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.

Who will teach the classes?
Classes will be taught by B Street Theatre instructors Greg Alexander, Alissa Doyle, Taylor Fleer, Julianna Hess, & Tara Sissom. We will also have the assistance of other local professional actors & teachers, as well as guest artists.

What if I need to cancel? Is class registration non-refundable?
There is a $25.00 processing fee for all cancellations. There are NO refunds after classes begin.

More Questions?
For questions about the Year Round Acting Program classes or curriculum, please call the Program Director, Greg Alexander at 916-443-5391 ext. 117, or email galexander@bstreettheatre.org