Acting Ensemble - Grades 5-8

In these sessions, young people work on short plays and scene-study to apply specialized theater training skills training in theater and are encouraged to work as an actor that is brave, specific, and nuanced. Our Acting Ensembles are for young people who are ready to hone their craft during a focused rehearsal process and learn new techniques to embody characters, investigate text and take charge of their technique. Programming is sophisticated while staying true to the Child’s Play NY ethos of imagination and individual expression.

Shows for 2023 include Melopoioi: A Mythical Muse-ical and The Big Twist.

Logo for Melopoioi: A Mythical Muse-ical by Keurim Hur

Melopoioi: A Mythical Muse-ical

$725 Per Child

August 21 – 25 | Fort Greene

Book by Keurim Hur, Music & Lyrics by Mike Hunter
The greatest heroes in Greek mythology regale each other with tales of their adventures, but this time, the muses they call upon have a different ending in mind. The show is performed live on Friday, August 25.

 

  • Ages: Grades 5-8
  • Dates: 08/21/2023 - 08/25/2023
  • Time: 9:15a-3:15p Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Address: 138 South Oxford Street Brooklyn, NY 11217
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The Big Twist Logo

The Big Twist: A Musical Ozventure

$725 Per Child

August 28 – September 1 | Fort Greene

Book and Lyrics by Brandon Zelman, Music and Lyrics by Billy Recce
The Wicked Witch of the South wants to return Oz to a time when WITCHES reigned supreme, and all was evil. Summoning a dark magic Tornado, the Wicked Witch of the South sends Oz hurtling into an alternate Oz. With the Yellow Brick road destroyed, the Wizard left powerless, and the citizens of Oz scattered to the Wind, our heroes are forced into unlikely partnerships to stop the Witch and restore the world to order. The Wizard of Oz meets The Tempest! The show is performed live on Friday, September 1.

 

  • Ages: Grades 5-8
  • Dates: 08/28/2023 - 09/01/2023
  • Time: 9:15a-3:15p Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Address: 138 South Oxford Street Brooklyn, NY 11217
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