Spring 2024 Workshop information is now available and REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Summer workshop information is available on our “Summerstock Full-Day Workshops” page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Classes run from April 1 thru June 22, 2024. Please scroll below for details on specific class dates, prices, and other information. 

Sibling/spousal discounts apply to each additional student AFTER the first student.

Scholarship application information is available in the sidebar to your right (if you are viewing on your computer or tablet) or towards the bottom of this page if you are viewing on our phone.

While our stages, auditoriums, and our studio classroom in our Main Office have handicap access, our Kweskin and Dressing Room Theatre Studios unfortunately are only accessible by stairs. Please contact us directly at brian@curtaincallinc.com or 203-329-8207 x700 if you have any questions or concerns regarding handicap accessibility for classes. 

 

 

  • DISCOUNTS FOR SIBLINGS, AND FOR SPOUSES (10% OFF) SIGNING UP TOGETHER!

  • DISCOUNTS FOR REGISTERING FOR MORE THAN ONE EIGHT-WEEK WORKSHOP: SAVE $50 OFF EACH ADDITIONAL ACTING CLASS, OR $20 OFF EACH ADDITIONAL DANCE CLASS YOU REGISTER FOR! (DOES NOT APPLY TO DROP-IN REGISTRATIONS.)

  • PLUS…PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY! (See our sidebar if you are on your computer or scroll down if you are on your phone or other device for more information.)

Our class sessions run once a week for eight weeks. (Curtain Call follows the public schools calendar as to holiday, weather, and emergency closings and cancellations.) Class offerings are listed below our calendar. Our dance classes specialize in musical theatre styles such as theatre jazz, lyrical movement, and tap. Classes are 55 to 60 minutes. Students can opt to register for the full, eight-week session at a discounted rate, or register on a drop-in (or per-class) basis. Acting and Theatre Craft Classes are only available for registration for the full, eight-week session. Classes vary in times from one hour (Grades K to 2), 75 minutes (Grades  3 to 5), 90 minutes (middle and high school), and 90 to 120 minutes hours (high school and adults).

Classes are listed according to age range:

  • Grades K to 2

  • Grades 3 to 6

  • Middle School  and High School Students

  • Teens and Adults

  • Adults

Class descriptions and registration links are also available in our calendar.

Information on our teacher’s backgrounds and credentials is now available within our class descriptions.

All correspondence with parents and students will take place by email. Details regarding drop-off, pick-up, and other class information will be sent to all parents/students at least five days in advance of the start of the class. Please be sure to check your emails on a regular basis for class updates or alerts such as cancellations due to weather or emergency. (This goes for our Adult Classes as well.)

We ask that all rides please be on time for dismissal, as our staff must prepare for the arrival and/or dismissal of other classes at the facility, or prepare the facility for rehearsals or performances, and may not be available to supervise. If an emergency should arise preventing you from reaching the theatre on time for dismissal, or if you do need to arrange for an early drop-off or later pick-up, please contact our Education Director directly at brian@curtaincallinc.com or 203-329-8207 x700. (All Curtain Call office voicemails go straight our email as well.)

If a student needs to miss class for any reason, please let us know. Absences can sometimes cause teachers to make adjustment to what they had originally planned for that day. You may contact brian@curtaincallinc.com or 203-329-8207 x700. 

Curtain Call follows the Stamford Public School Calendar as to holidays and weather/emergency closings. Any class cancellations will be posted to the this webpage and on News 12CT, and all parents/students will be notified. Make-up classes are only provided in the event Curtain Call must cancel a class due to weather or emergency. Make-up classes are not provided for individual student absences.

All students should bring their own water bottles to class. Water bottles should be clearly labeled with the student’s name.

NO EATING will be allowed in the theatres, rehearsal studios, backstage or in the dressing rooms at any time. Food may only be eaten outdoors or in the theatre lobbies.

Students should dress comfortably and appropriately for all activities, and must wear the appropriate footwear: NO sandals, flip-flops, open-toed shoes, bare of stocking feet, Crocs or Heelys permitted.

For more information or with questions, please email brian@curtaincallinc.com, or call 203-329-8207 x700.

MonthWeekDay
April 2024
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
March 31, 2024 April 1, 2024 April 2, 2024

Measure for Measure: A Song Study Workshop for Adults

April 3, 2024

Category: Middle SchoolLOL: Sketch Comedy and Improv, Grades 6 to 8

Off the Cuff: Short-Form Adult Improv

April 4, 2024 April 5, 2024 April 6, 2024
April 7, 2024 April 8, 2024

Monday Night Live: Intro to Sketch Comedy for Adults

April 9, 2024

Measure for Measure: A Song Study Workshop for Adults

April 10, 2024

Category: Middle SchoolLOL: Sketch Comedy and Improv, Grades 6 to 8

Off the Cuff: Short-Form Adult Improv

April 11, 2024 April 12, 2024 April 13, 2024
April 14, 2024 April 15, 2024 April 16, 2024 April 17, 2024 April 18, 2024 April 19, 2024 April 20, 2024
April 21, 2024 April 22, 2024

Monday Night Live: Intro to Sketch Comedy for Adults

April 23, 2024

Measure for Measure: A Song Study Workshop for Adults

April 24, 2024

Category: Middle SchoolLOL: Sketch Comedy and Improv, Grades 6 to 8

Off the Cuff: Short-Form Adult Improv

April 25, 2024 April 26, 2024 April 27, 2024
April 28, 2024 April 29, 2024

Monday Night Live: Intro to Sketch Comedy for Adults

April 30, 2024

Measure for Measure: A Song Study Workshop for Adults

May 1, 2024

Category: Middle SchoolLOL: Sketch Comedy and Improv, Grades 6 to 8

Off the Cuff: Short-Form Adult Improv

May 2, 2024 May 3, 2024 May 4, 2024
 

 

Classes for Grades K to 2: 

Budding Actor’s Workshop: A Variety-Pack of Acting Skills, Grades K to 2

Instructor: Tony Republicano

Wednesdays, 4:15pm to 5:15pm

4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29

*No class 4/17 for Spring Break.

This low-pressure class environment allows students to explore a variety pack of acting tools and techniques for budding young talents including improv, character creation, scripted scenes/sketches and commercials, without the pressure of rehearsing and preparation associated with putting on a show. Build confidence, presentation, social and public speaking skills. Highlights of the students’ work have often been presented in a showcase for an invited audience at the end of the session if the class is comfortable. If students elect not to hold a performance, we will provide parents with video clips of student work from the class session.

Registration: $280 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

Click here to register for Budding Actor’s Workshop, Grades K to 2.

 

Stage a Story: An Introduction to Play-Acting, Grades K to 2

Instructor: Josh Elliott Pickel

Saturdays, 10:00am to 11:20am

4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22

In this drama class, students will develop stage adaptations based on children’s literature, such as fractured fairy tales, cultural fables, fiction, and non-fiction stories that will be used to teach educational lessons. (A new adaptation is explored each session for recurring students.) Together, they will learn basic stage skills and direction, explore character development, creative use of movement, develop stage-speaking skills, and build confidence! At the end of this course the students will present this performance for an invited audience (with costumes, props, minor set pieces, and stage lighting) on the final date, June 22 (during the scheduled class time). This acting class promises to be fun, exciting and memorable. All students must be available for the showcase performance.

Registration: $350 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

Click here to register for Stage-a-Story, Grades K to 2.

 

Classes for Grades 3 to 6:

Broadway Melodies: A Triple Threat Workshop for Grades 3 to 6

Instructor: Jonathan Cahr and Justin McArthur

Tuesdays, 4:15pm to 5:30pm

4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28

*No classes 4/16 for Spring Break

This class will focus on singing, movement, and acting for musical theatre performance, helping students to strengthen skills and confidence in each and become what’s considered a “triple threat” in the biz! Students will work on a few different songs they can use for auditions to help build their repertoire, monologues, and even explore basics of stage movement and choreography. The class will culminate in a showcase performance for family and friends on our final date, May 28, 2024.

Registration: $280 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

Click here to register for Broadway Melodies: A Triple Threat Workshop, Grades 3 to 6.

  

On the Spot: Comedy & Improv for Kids, Grades 3 to 5

Instructor: Tony Republicano

Saturdays, 10:30am to 11:45am

4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22

If you’ve got a talent and a love for making people laugh, this eight-week workshop is for you! Humor speaks to all personalities and is an effective way of channeling creativity to make poignant and relevant commentary. In this class, 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. (Games and exercises are often varied from session to session for recurring students.) A performance showcase is optional. If the class elects not to hold a performance, we will provide parents with video clips of student work from the class session.

Registration: $280 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

Click here to register for On the Spot: Comedy & Improv for Kids, Grades 3 to 5.

 

Musical Theatre Dance: An Introduction to Tap & Theatre Jazz, Grades 3 to 6

*This class is no longer available for registration.

Instructor: Anne-Marie Gerard Galler

Thursdays, 4:30pm to 5:25pm

4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30

*No class 4/18 for Spring Break.

Designed for young actors looking to develop more comfort and confidence with dance and movement, particularly musical theatre styles such as theatre jazz and tap. Build basic skills that will help you in both audition and performance situations and give you more assurance while also having fun!

Registration: $136 for all eight weeks (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024) or register as a drop-in at just $20 per class.

 

 

Classes for Middle and High School Students

Scene & Monologue Work for Teens & Tweens, Grades 7 to 10

Instructor: Brian Bianco

Mondays, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

4/8, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 6/3, 6/10

*No classes 4/15 for Spring Break and 5/27 for Memorial Day.

Explore a variety of exercises and techniques of “Method Acting”: how to develop a character, to commit to the circumstances and truth of the moment, to play intention instead of just emotion, and bring more honesty and believability to your acting performance, and apply those techniques to scene work.

Registration: $280 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

Click here to register for Scene & Monologue Work for Teens & Tweens, Grades 7 to 10.

 

Broadway Bound: Triple Threat Workshop, Grades 8 to 10

*This class is no longer available for registration.

Instructors: Jonathan and Alexandra Cahr

Tuesdays, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28

*No classes 4/16 for Spring Break

This intensive study will focus in voice, dance, and acting for musical theatre performance, building and enhancing skills and confidence in each as well as helping students prepare for musical theatre auditions. With their instructors, they will develop pieces (an up-tempo song, a ballad, and monologue) to add to their audition repertoire, tackle choreography and handling dance auditions, and learn how to present themselves with confidence. The class will culminate in a very informal showcase on the final date, May 28, 2024.

Registration: $280 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

 

LOL: Sketch Comedy & Improv, Grades 6 to 8

*This class is no longer available for registration.

Instructor: Tony Republicano

Wednesdays, 5:15pm to 6:45pm

4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29

*No class 4/17 for Spring Break.

If you’ve got a talent and a love for making people laugh, this eight-week workshop is for you! Humor speaks to all personalities and is an effective way of channeling creativity to make poignant and relevant commentary. Explore a variety of comedic styles including improv, sketch, physical comedy and parody. Students will develop their own comedic scenes and sketches! Sharpen your timing, heighten your creative instincts, develop your own comedic characters and ideas, while you also build trust in your scene partners, learn to listen and “pass the ball,” commit to the given circumstances in a scene, and bring freshness and spontaneity to your acting performance.

Registration: $280 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

 

Classes for Teens & Adults: 

Broadway Tap for Teens & Adults: Beginners & Intermediate

Instructor: Caitlin Ann Roberts

Mondays, 6:00pm to 6:55pm

4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 6/3

*No classes 4/15 for Spring Break and 5/27 for Memorial Day.

Designed for actors with less than two years tap experience looking to get a “leg up,” our Broadway Tap classes explore a trademark style featured in popular musicals like Anything Goes, 42nd Street, Shuffle Along, Book of Mormon, Newsies, Something Rotten and TV shows like So You Think You Can Dance.

Registration: $136 for all eight weeks (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024) or register as a drop-in at just $20 per class.

Click here to register for ALL EIGHT WEEKS of Broadway Tap for Teens & Adults: Beginners & Intermediate.

Click here to register AS A DROP-IN for Broadway Tap for Teens & Adults: Beginners & Intermediate.

 

Broadway Tap for Teens & Adults: Advanced

Instructor: Caitlin Ann Roberts

Mondays, 7:00pm to 7:55pm

4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 6/3,

*No classes 4/15 for Spring Break and 5/27 for Memorial Day.

Designed for actors with two or more years of tap experience looking to get a “leg up,” our Broadway Tap classes explore a trademark style featured in popular musicals like Anything Goes, 42nd Street, Shuffle Along, Book of Mormon, Newsies, Something Rotten and TV shows like So You Think You Can Dance.

Registration: $136 for all eight weeks (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024) or register as a drop-in at just $20 per class.

Click here to register for ALL EIGHT WEEKS of Broadway Tap for Teens & Adults: Advanced.

Click here to register AS A DROP-IN for Broadway Tap for Teens & Adults: Advanced.

 

Theatre Jazz for Teens & Adults: Beginner to Intermediate Levels

Instructor: Anne-Marie Gerard Galler

Saturdays, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

4/13, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15

*No class 4/20.

Designed for actors who may not necessarily be trained dancers but are looking to improve their dance skills for musical theatre performance and auditions, this class will lay a foundation of technique while providing a fun and exciting classroom environment that will help you develop comfort and confidence.

Registration: $136 for all eight weeks (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024) or register as a drop-in at just $20 per class.

Click here to register for ALL EIGHT WEEKS of Theatre Jazz for Teens & Adults: Beginners & Intermediate.

Click here to register AS A DROP-IN for Theatre Jazz for Teens & Adults: Beginners & Intermediate.

 

Classes for Adults:

Monday Night Live: Intro to Sketch Comedy for Adults

Instructor: Eliza Kingsbury

Mondays, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

4/8, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 6/3, 6/10

*No classes 4/15 for Spring Break and 5/27 for Memorial Day

Grab your pens, your goofiest characters, and hold onto your wigs – we’re bringing an SNL-style show to Curtain Call! This is a writing and performance based class where we’ll be putting together a one-of-a-kind LIVE sketch show. Participants will learn the basics of sketch comedy writing, including pitching, sketch comedy structure, and group discussion-based editing. Throughout the class you’ll write your very own polished sketch. Writers will then rehearse and perform in each other’s sketches, putting together a unique sketch comedy show in just a matter of weeks! The session will culminate in a sketch performance showcase on June 10, 2024! 

*This class requires at home writing assignments outside of class hours*

Registration: $300 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

Click here to register for Monday Night Live: Intro to Sketch Comedy for Adults.

 

Measure for Measure: A Song Study Workshop for Adults

*This class is no longer available for registration.

Instructor: Vicky Herrera-Crilly

Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28

*No classes 4/16 for Spring Break

Strengthen vocal technique and breakdown songs to explore both their technical and storytelling components. Learn to interpret the underlying and hidden clues in the music that lead to discovery of character, objective, conflict, and emotionality, and develop pieces you can use for auditions, concerts, or cabaret performances. Students are welcome to bring in songs they are already working on or new songs they are interested in exploring. Song resources will also be made available to students. An informal recital at the end of the session is optional.

Registration: $280 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

 

Off the Cuff: Short-Form Adult Improv

Instructor: Tony Republicano

Wednesdays, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29

*No class 4/17 for Spring Break.

Improv is unscripted, allowing artists to draw from their own instincts, shed their inhibitions, and build confidence and ease onstage. It also allows them to build trust among their fellow performers, commit to the given circumstance of a scene or situation, build upon their ideas, and bring freshness, adaptability and spontaneity in their performance. These skills also apply to social, presentational, interview, and business situations. “Short-form” improv consists of short scenes usually constructed from a predetermined game, structure, or idea and driven by an audience suggestion. In this eight-week class, you’ll develop creative reflexes through a series of theatre games, impromptu scenarios, and character and team-building exercises.

Registration: $280 (10% off all eight-week registrations made thru March 25, 2024).

Click here to register for Off the Cuff: Short-Form Improv for Adults.