Stage 284 Youth Studio – Master Classes

These programs are designed to give your aspiring thespians the next level of training in the acting industry. Experts in the community will join us at S284 to share their knowledge and experience to provide your performer with the tools to succeed on and off the stage. Yoga for the performer will kick off each intensive workshop.

Grades 6 and up
Session I – Audition Workshop
Saturday, October 21
9am-Noon

In this intensive workshop, students will receive individualized instruction in preparing for an audition. Guidance in selecting repertoire and monologues that best highlight and showcase the student’s talent as well as hands-on coaching on acting and vocal skills from some of the best instructors in the greater Boston area will be provided. We will also work on polishing each student’s acting resume and provide a fresh headshot. After their coaching and critiques, students will participate in mock auditions for their peers and receive constructive feedback.
Fee: $85

Session II – Voice & Acting Workshop
Saturday, November 18
9am-Noon

In this intensive workshop, students will work with professional vocal coaches to receive instruction on acting and vocal technique for musical theater using material from Sondheim to Hamilton and everything in between! Acting coaches will then help select and dissect monologue choices to provide students with a contemporary and a classical monologue. Students will leave with an audition binder highlighting their cuts for music and monologue choices. A sharing session for peers will take place at the end of the workshop. Yoga for the performer will kick off each intensive workshop.
Fee: $60

Session III – Musical Theater Movement Workshop
Saturday, December 2
9am-Noon

In this high-energy workshop, students will explore different genres of musical theatre dance! We will focus on one low tempo and one up tempo group numbers from contemporary musicals such as, Matilda and Hamilton. Students will have a question and answer session with local dance professionals and receive advice on dance auditions in the musical theatre world. Yoga for the performer will kick off each intensive workshop.
Fee: $60

STAGE 284 YOUTH STUDIO – AFTER SCHOOL WORKSHOPS

Instructor Katie Clarke
Grades 1-5
Wednesdays, 1-5pm
Pick up at Winthrop Elementary School at 12:45pm is available.
Session I: Harry Potter
September 27-November 1
REGISTER FOR SESSION I HERE
Session II: Matilda
November 8-December 20 (no workshop 11/22)
REGISTER FOR SESSION II HERE
Session III: Frozen
January 31-March 14 (no workshop 2/21)
REGISTER SESSION III HERE

This program will explore performance through exciting themes that will get your kids up and exercising their imaginations. Through Creative movement, writing, theatre games, props, set and costume character development and analysis, we will explore the art of drama from the ground up! This hands-on session will culminate in a short performance for family and friends created by your children.
Workshop fee: $230.00 for 6 weeks

STAGE 284 YOUTH STUDIO – SCHOOL VACATION WORKSHOPS

Ages 8-14
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Suessical
February 19-23
Cinderella
April 16-20

Stage 284 Youth Studio offers a fun filled week of training: acting, voice and movement. During this week, students will work through acting exercises, theatre activities and a rehearsal period resulting in a workshop production on the Stage 284 mainstage.
Vacation Workshop fees: $375.00