The Coterie's Preteen Actors are classes built upon the natural imagination young actors have and introduce the fundamentals of acting, creating a base for future in-depth classes.
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Sasquatch! Godzilla! Vampires! Sound like your kind of group? Then this class is for you! Take your favorite monsters and bring them to life. But be careful! No one wants Godzilla and Frankenstein to encounter each other, or do they? Work with scripts, create scenes, and learn skills such as basic stage combat while battling and becoming these monstrosities.
This class is a great way for beginners to learn the basics of acting and for seasoned actors to stay sharp! Students will work together as an ensemble to make bold, exciting character choices and find honesty in their performances. Using your body, voice, and imagination, this class will develop a strong foundation for all future acting opportunities. This class is suitable for all skill levels as it introduces new students to acting basics and challenges returning students to continue their growth.
Second star to the right and straight on till morning. Neverland is never too far away, especially in this class. Peter Pan and his lost boys are ready for you! And don’t forget Wendy! Go with Peter on his adventures through scene work. Bring to the life your most favorite moments of Peter Pan and Peter and the Starcatcher, one of the most treasured children’s series.
Crack the case alongside Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson! Actors will put their skills to the test with both scripted and improvised scenes surrounded in the mystery and adventure that looms over London. It will be anything but…elementary, my dear Watson.
Have you ever wanted to write your own scene or play? Well here’s your chance! Create, collaborate, and perform your own ideas with your fellow thespians. Build scene by scene an original work that comes outta your head! Anything is possible!
Audition Lab is a great way to prepare for upcoming auditions! With the help of a professional teaching artist, students will choose audition monologues that match their age, personality, and individual audition needs. Students will prepare a monologue, develop successful strategies for cold readings, and learn how to create a professional resume. The final class includes a special audition with Jeff Church, Coterie Producing Artistic Director, or a member of The Coterie staff, for youth roles in the upcoming Coterie season.
Grades: 5-7 ,