Middle School Ensemble

Our middle school ensemble works on complex material and relishes a challenge. From Greek Myths to Shakespearean Histories to classics of American Theater, we love a great play. Students inspire each other and do work that is brave, specific and nuanced.

As You Like It

$658 For the Semester

Sundays Starting September 19

“All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players”

What happens when a pair of princesses runaway from a wicked uncle and encounter a band of outlaws in the forest? Find out in this hilarious and heartfelt comedy.

  • Ages: Grades 6-8
  • Dates: 09/19/2021 - 01/23/2022
  • Time: 4p-5:30p Sunday
  • Address: 182 Remsen Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Classic & Contemporary Scene Study Acting Class for Middle School Students

Classic & Contemporary Scene Study

$660 For the Semester

Thursdays Starting September 23

This session is an opportunity for the committed performer to flex their creative muscles and work on both comedy and drama with like-minded peers through scene study. Using robust material from both the classic and contemporary cannon, young actors develop a rigorous and rewarding way of working to find the emotional truth of their characters and connect it back to their personal voice. Through working on complex pieces of both heightened and modern language, they are empowered to make strong and specific choices, develop back stories and apply vocal/physical techniques they learn.
The class culminates in a showcase of their comedic and dramatic scenes.

Selected playwrights include: Julia Cho, Sarah Ruhl, Tom Stoppard, Sam Shepherd, John Patrick Shanley and originally commissioned scenes by Kendra Augustin

  • Ages: Grades 6-8
  • Dates: 09/23/2021 - 12/16/2021
  • Time: 4p-6p EST Thursday
  • Address: 121 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
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