Spring Registration Opens for ATC’s Studio Americana Performing Arts Programs

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McGRATHPR.com – Americana Theatre Company’s (ATC) Studio Americana youth performing arts classes are now open for Spring 2018 registration.  Classes begin on Monday, April 2, and continue through the end of May, held at Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth.

Aspiring kid actors can register for the popular Mini-Starz class. This class gives elementary students an opportunity to discover the magic of the stage, learn stage presence, confidence, and basic vocal technique as they rehearse and perform a show!  Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:00 pm.  This season, the class culminates in a performance of the play The Sword and the Stone.

Other opportunities include Page to Stage, which teaches students ages 7 to 11 the mechanics of theatre from start to finish as they write, direct and perform and original story.  Classes meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm.  Let’s Make a Musical walks middle and high school students through the process of writing, directing, and performing a musical, meeting on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

New offerings this spring include Acting for middle and high school students, where students learn how to engage their imagination and deliver a truthful performance through exercise, preparation and scene-work.  The program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.  Auditioning, a class for all ages, assists students in the process of theatre auditions, walking through potential scenarios at every level.  Students select and prepare audition materials from two contrasting monologues, receive coaching on a musical audition selection and create a resume of their theater experience.  The class is held on Fridays from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.

Students from the Page to Stage and Let’s Make a Musical programs perform in a cabaret style Spring Showcase, date to be announced.

Studio Americana’s mission is to develop talent, inspire creativity, and prepare students to activate their dreams. They offer premiere training in theatre and musical theatre for students at affordable rates.

For complete program descriptions, schedules, pricing, and other information, visit www.americanatheatre.org, call 508-591-0282, or follow Americana Theatre Company on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. 

About Americana Theatre Company

Americana Theatre Company (ATC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit professional theatre company serving the Greater Plymouth region since 2011.  ATC is also home to Studio Americana, educational arts programs for budding performing artists. Managing Director David Friday, Artistic Director Jesse Sullivan, and Director of Education Erin Friday and continuing founder, Derek Martin’s work together to fulfill the vision of opening a professional theatre in America’s Hometown, with a commitment to hiring directors, actors, and designers of the highest caliber.   ATC’s audiences discover that story is paramount. Stories entertain, teach, and thrill us – inspiring the betterment of mankind and aid in revealing the hidden mysteries of life. ATC’s mission is to enliven the cultural atmosphere of the Plymouth community by offering excellent, entertaining performances and theatre education to residents and visitors alike. For more information, visit www.americanatheatre.org, call 508-591-0282, or follow Americana Theatre Company on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

 

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