NCT will offer four classes for children grades 1-12 in the winter of 2018. All classes will take place at The Needham Presbyterian Church (intersection of Great Plain and Central Avenues in Needham; 1458 Great Plain Ave., Needham, MA 02492).
Registration for grade 1-5 is through Needham Park and Recreation. Registration for grade 6-12 is through NCT's online store.
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Course Description: This introduction to theater class will cover all basic aspects of theater: basic terminology, stage direction, set design, and scene work. Students will present the results of their efforts during the last week of class in a short showcase production.
Instructor: Lisa Kelleher - bio
Dates and Times: Thursdays 3:45-4:45pm – January 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15, 22 (9 classes)
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Acting, Movement and Music
Course Description: This class will review the basic aspects of theater: basic terminology, stage direction, set design, and scene work. In addition, students will learn how to integrate movement and music into their scene work, as a preparation for stage work in musical theater or straight theater. Students will present the results of their efforts the last week of class in a short showcase production. No prior theater experience necessary.
Dates and Times: Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm - January 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15, 22 (9 classes)
Broadway to Needham
Course Description: Students will learn songs from many different Broadway musicals, adding choreography and staging to all of the songs as needed. Everyone in the class will get a chance to SHINE, whether it’s doing a solo, duet or group numbers. In the 9th and final week, we will perform a showcase for family and friends to see and experience all that the students have learned.
Instructor: Warren Friedman - bio
Dates and Times: Saturdays (10:30am-noon) - January 20, 27; February 3, 10; March 3, 10, 17, 31; April 7
Acting Toolbox for Teens
Course Description: This weekly acting class is designed for teens aged 14-18 and currently in high school. Students will be introduced to the core set of tools that are necessary for any actor to have in order to approach a monologue or scene. Students will learn a variety of techniques to improve their individual acting skills and to guide them in how to be a successful scene partner both in performance and at auditions.
Instructor: Fran Weinberg - bio
Dates and Times: Thursdays 7:00-9:00pm - January 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8, 15; March 1, 8, (8 classes)
All classes will be held at The Needham Presbyterian Church, 1458 Great Plain Ave., Needham.