Auditions: Saturday, Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. The troupe will meet once a week for 9 weeks to explore popular improv games, techniques and concepts in a fun, fast-paced environment. No experience required. Troupe rehearsals will culminate in a ticketed performance on our Pinkerton Stage, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.
Prerequisites: Beginning & Intermediate Acting (both fall and spring semesters) This acting class is for experienced student actors who are ready to take their performance skills to the next level. There will be a corresponding spring semester class that includes a performance.
A brand-new offering utilizing creative drama for students who want to “dip their toes” in a drama class. This class focuses on sharpening the student’s social, problem solving and presentation skills. Using the activity in a newsroom, students will explore voice development, body awareness, and teamwork. There will be a class demonstration during the last class.
Prerequisites: By invitation OR permission of instructor This unique acting class invites students to comment on popular culture and current events. It is shaped by the students’ perspective and enhanced by music, art, literature and sound effects. Students are encouraged to find their own unique “voice.” We have found that material has the potential to be weighty. (Please call the office at 486-8679 for details.) Topics have ranged from prejudice and isolation to bullying and hurricanes. The class culminates in a performance on Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. Students must be available daily for tech week Nov. 11-14 from 5:00-6:45 p.m.
Adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities build confidence, life skills, and experience the joy of performance through theatre exercises and acting studies. Students will audition for a 2020 production at the end of the fall semester. Those cast will continue with rehearsals in the spring. Please note classes are not structured to offer one-on-one support of students. Students must meet admission criteria.
This class focuses on encouraging the actor to “act with their whole body,” enhancing the actor’s performance. Brittany encourages imagination and is LOTS OF FUN! Her styles approach incorporates acrobatics, music interpretation and physical theatre techniques. Soar to new heights! No previous theatre experience required. There will be a demonstration during the last class.
Want to brush up your song and/or monologue for college auditions? Need help cutting a piece? Or finding the right one? Performer, musician and VT musical director, Michelle Kasanofsky, is available to help you get ready vocally. VT’s own Brad Wages will help you get that monologue ready!
Be entertained, enlightened and learn to laugh at yourself as international comedian Gid Pool teaches you stand-up comedy formulas and routines. Emphasis will be on using your own experiences to find the funny! Maximum 10 students. Final class is a tech rehearsal from noon to 2:30 p.m. Class culminates in a performance on Nov. 11, 2019 .