Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop
Accepting Students for Winter 2020 Session
NEW Classes in Advanced Acting for Teens Ages 14 and Older
plus Monologue & Song Audition Prep and Costume Design
The Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop is accepting students ages 5–18 for the 2020 Winter Session of professional arts instruction. Advanced teens who are 14 and older will meet Fridays at 2:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. Children ages 5-10 years old will meet Fridays at 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. Teens ages 11-13 years old will meet Saturdays at 8 a.m. The Youth Acting Workshop Winter 2020 Session features expanded instruction time of four class hours per week, an advanced acting class for teens, scholarship opportunities and sibling discounts. Students will receive instruction in acting, directing, play writing, vocal production, improvisation, creating characters and the world of the play and costume design during the six-week session. Acting teacher, director, award winning actress, and Gloucester native Heidi Dallin will be joined by guest instructors including Danvers native and Tufts University grad Sarah Vandewalle to teach personal expression through writing a monologue; Costume Designer of YAW's annual production of Holiday Delights, Gloucester native and New York University grad with an MFA in Costume Design, Jennifer Greeke, to teach Costume Design; and Gordon College grad Marion Wolter to teach expressing yourself through song and auditioning for musical theater. Students will write and perform personal monologues as well as learn and perform contemporary musical theater songs and design costumes for each project. Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshops are designed to provide young people an outlet to nurture their creative potential through developing self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills to use in their daily life as well as introducing them to the skills necessary for professional theater. For further information visit the Gloucester Stage website.