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Winter 2021 Classes | Curtain Call Inc

Winter 2021 Classes

(February 16, 2021)

Registration for most of our Winter 2021 classes is closed. Only our Tweens On-Screen in-person class and our Broadway Bound online class class remain available for registration thru February 22.

Information on our Spring 2021 session of classes will be available in March. Our spring session will run April 12 to June 12, 2021.

In-person classes will take place on limited days of the week (Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) in accordance with a strict cleaning and sanitizing schedule and the safety and health guidelines listed below. Online classes will take place Mondays and Tuesdays. If our in-person classes are unable to run, they will be offered online. Class listings can be found on and below our calendar.

For Summer Programming Information, click here.

To view our COVID-19 SAFETY AND MITIGATION GUIDELINES for our classes, click here.

Grades K, 1 and 2:

Budding Actor’s Workshop (IN-PERSON)

**This class has reached capacity for safe social distancing. Registration is now closed.**

Instructor: Tony Republicano

Saturdays, 10:00am to 11:15am

1/30, 2/6, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27

(No class 2/13 for President’s Day Weekend. Make up dates for weather or emergency cancellation: 4/10 and 4/17.)

This no-pressure class environment allows students to explore a variety pack of acting tools and techniques for budding young talents including improv, character creation, monologues, scenes, sketches, on-camera scenes and commercials. Build confidence, presentation, social and public speaking skills. Highlights of the students’ work will be recorded and made available to families for viewing.

Registration: $275

 

 

Grades 3, 4 and 5:

Broadway Melodies: Musical Performance for Kids (IN-PERSON)

**This class has reached capacity for safe social distancing. Registration is now closed.**

Instructor: Jonathan Cahr

Wednesdays, 4:15pm to 5:30pm

1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24

(No class 2/17 for winter break in most area school systems. Make up dates for weather or emergency cancellation: 3/31 and 4/7.)

Musical theatre singing is not just about vocal quality, but character and storytelling as well. In this class, students will examine a few Broadway numbers, exploring character choices and story line as well building vocal technique and blending as an ensemble.

Registration: $275

 

On the Spot: Comedy and Improv for Kids (IN-PERSON)

**This class has reached capacity for safe social distancing. Registration is now closed.**

Instructor: Tony Republicano

Saturdays 12:30pm to 2:00pm

1/30, 2/6, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27

(No class 2/13 for President’s Day Weekend. Make up dates for weather or emergency cancellation: 4/10 and 4/17.)

Laughter is something we all share and enjoy! In this eight-week, low-pressure, workshop, young actors will tap into their own creative ideas and instincts as they explore improv, sketches, physical comedy, parody and joke-telling! They’ll build confidence and teamwork as they learn to trust in themselves and their fellow actors, and recognize the difference between appropriate and inappropriate humor. As this is primarily a skill-building class, students should not feel pressure to hold a showcase performance, but can if the class so decides.

Registration: $275

 

Grades 6, 7 and 8:

LOL: Comedy and Improv for Tweens (IN-PERSON)

**This class has reached capacity for safe social distancing. Registration is now closed.**

Instructor: Tony Republicano

Wednesdays, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24

(No class 2/17 for winter break in most area school systems. Make up dates for weather or emergency cancellation: 3/31 and 4/7.)

If you’ve got a talent and a love for making people laugh, this eight-week workshop is for you! Sharpen your timing, heighten your instincts, develop your own comedic characters and ideas as you explore improv, sketch, physical comedy, parody and stand-up. As this is primarily a skill-building class, students should not feel pressure to hold a showcase performance, but can if the class so decides.

Registration: $275

 

Tweens On-Screen: TV and Film Acting and Audition Prep (IN-PERSON)

Instructor: James Feuer

Saturdays, 12:30pm to 2:00pm

1/30, 2/6, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27

(No class 2/13 for President’s Day Weekend. Make up dates for weather or emergency cancellation: 4/10 and 4/17.)

Very different than acting on stage, acting for the camera is very intimate and cameras pick up so much more detail than can translate on stage. This class will explore scene and monologue work for TV and film performance and auditions and also guide students in how to prepare for audition submissions.

Registration: $275

Click here to register for Tweens On-Screen Grade 6-8.

 

Grades 6-10:

Broadway Bound Online: Musical Audition Prep for Teens and Tweens with the Music Director of Broadway’s WICKED, Dan Micciche (ONLINE)

Instructor: Dan Micciche

Mondays: 5:45pm to 7:15pm

2/1, 2/8, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29

(No class 2/15 for President’s Day.)

This intensive study in musical performance offers students opportunities for solo work and individual focus. Under the guidance of Broadway music director Dan Micciche, they’ll explore selections from some of Broadway and Off-Broadway’s best to find and prepare new audition songs (up-tempo and ballad) to add to their audition repertoire. Classes will meet using Zoom. Class materials and recordings of student work will be posted through a Google Classroom.

Registration: $275

Click here to register for Broadway Bound Online for Teens and Tweens.

 

Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12:

Intro to Directing for Teens (ONLINE)

**Registration is now closed.**

Instructor: James Feuer

Thursdays, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25

(No class 2/18 for winter break in most area school systems.)

This class is for high school drama students who have a yearning to sit on the other side of the production table. Learn how to communicate and collaborate with actors, crew, designers, producers, audiences, and the press. You’ll also investigate plot, theme, character, exposition, imagery, motivation, conflict, blocking, lighting, script analysis and how to revolutionize and transform spaces. Classes will meet using Zoom. Class materials and recordings of student work will be posted through a Google Classroom.

Registration: $275

 

Adults:

Off the Cuff: Comedy and Improv for Adults ages 16 thru adult (ONLINE)

**Registration is now closed.**

Instructor: Tony Republicano

Wednesdays, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24

(No class 2/17.)

Improv is unscripted, allowing artists to draw from their own instincts, shed their inhibitions, build personal ease and confidence onstage, and develop trust among fellow performers. These skills also apply to social, interview, audition and business situations. In this eight-week class, you’ll develop creative reflexes through a series of theatre games, impromptu scenarios, and character and team-building exercises. Classes will meet using Zoom. Any study materials related to the class will be posted through a Google Classroom.

Registration: $275

 

For more information or questions, please email brian@ curtaincallinc.com.