WELCOME

 

ENRICHING AND INSPIRING YOUNG PEOPLE
THROUGH THE PERFORMING ARTS
Dates and Times have been updated for October – December classes 2019. 
Go to the Acting Workshops page for more information and to sign up.

Saturday Oct 19 and Nov 2
FAIRYTALE STORY-THEATRE: (ages 5-7)
2:00-4:00PM Oct. 19, Theatre games, dress up, set creations, fairy craft exploring a Fairytale with a short presentation at the end of the session. This workshop is held at The Little Globe Theatre. Fee: $20
 
Please Note: November Class on Nov 9 is canceled, (due to holiday weekend). Instead, please come Saturday, Nov 2 to The Woodstock Library @4PM for “Cinderella” interactive Fairytale StoryTheatre. This event is a library event and FREE to the public. More details soon. 
 
4 Sundays:
SHAKESPEARE Master Class: (ages 8-13)
1:00-4:00PM Oct 20, 27, Nov 3, 17
We have combined our offerings of Shakespeare StoryTheatre and our Master Actor Training course. Students can come to one, or all of the Sundays offered. The complete updated class syllabus is on the Acting Workshop page. 
 
 
Weekdays for the Homeschooled:
HOMESCHOOLING THEATRE CLASS:  (all ages)
Actor training, theatre history, folk, fairytales, Shakespeare and musical theatre are explored each week and a performance is developed through group collaboration and rehearsal.  NGP’s Costume and Prop Collection is available to class members for inspiration in creating theatre. 
 
Wednesdays in West Shokan Time TBA Next Session of 6 weeks: October 30 – Dec 11  
Mondays in New Paltz 1:00-3:00PM  Continuing sessions: October 21- Dec 16 
 
NYC WORKSHOP (13+)
Words, Words, Words, Constructing a Monologue: a class for actors and writers.
 Six classes meeting once a week exploring: What makes a great monologue great? How do you create dynamic solo theater? What are the roles of the actor and writer? You will work on a Shakespeare monologue and then create your own. More information on the Workshop Page. Watch for classes in Spring 2020. 
 

Ben Jonson once said, “Shakespeare was not of an age, but for all time.”
We would add that Shakespeare is not only for all time, but for all ages too.

Muse of Fire

Muse of Fire, Shandaken Theatrical Society Theatre, Phoenicia, NY. Photo: Tania Barricklo 2016