Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci is happy to announce registration is now open for the Spring Theatre Workshop Programs. These programs offer an exciting opportunity for children of all abilities to participate in various methods of acting and build on their current areas of talent. It also allows the beginner student the opportunity to learn stage direction, song, dance and auditioning techniques for future auditions. This program is offered to Nutley youngsters in grades 3 through 8.
Musical Theatre is fun for children of all ages. The Theatre Workshop Program will consist of two sessions and will offer direction from the novice performer level to the more advanced levels. Classes will be held on Tuesdays at the John Walker middle School. Pre registration is required for this class. Sessions will begin on April 11, 2023 and will continue for 6 weeks. Sessions will be as follows:
3-4th grade - 5:00 p.m. - Students will be shown the beginning steps of acting, play acting games and learning how people in their favorite movies and television shows do it. They will learn confidence and how to hold their own for the first time on stage.
5-8th grade -6:00 p.m. - At this level students will begin to experience the craft of acting in a different way through specific parts. Besides the traditional acting games and exercises, students will begin to explore a variety of different roles as well as beginning prep for auditions. Students will begin to understand the various methods of acting and go into a bit of theatrical history to help advance their skills. Advanced audition prep as well as cold read skills, will be covered at this level.