Advertisements

New Britain Youth Theater spring and summer programming

New Britain Youth Theater Performing Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr”

Looking toward warmer days and school vacations, New Britain Youth Theater has announced programs and performances for spring and summer. Among the classes offered are acting skills, improv, puppetry, and musical theater. Performances range from Beatrix Potter and Mark Twain to Shakespeare and Disney.

Spring classes begin on Saturday, March 25. Classes in Stage Performance Skills are offered in two sections—one for ages 6 to 10, and a second section for ages 8 to 12. The classes focus on building skills that make actors better stage performers—and also better presenters and speakers.

They’re ideal for younger actors, children who want their first experience onstage—or a little more experience—or even older students who want to enhance their skills or who aren’t able to audition and rehearse for NBYT’s productions. Classes in Improv Skills are designed to give students age 10 and up a basic understanding of improvisational theater. No prior experience in theater or improv is necessary, and experienced improv performers in the class are challenged to expand their skills.

Classes are held at the company’s new Studio Theater space at the Berlin YMCA Program Center at 362 Main Street in the Kensington section of Berlin. All classes meet on Saturdays for one-hour for an eight-week session, ending with a “share day” performance for family and friends.

Registration is also open for the theater’s summer programming. The summer musical, The Lion King Jr, is open to children and teens, ages 7 to 14, from any town. Rehearsals will be held over a four-week half-day program on Mondays through Fridays from July 3 through 28 (except July 4). Program hours are 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Although the full program is limited to ages 7 to 14, a limited number of children ages 5 and 6 will join the program during the final week to be part of the cast. All children who register will be cast in the show, and performances will be held on July 28, 29 and 30. Rehearsals and performances will be held at Holmes Elementary School in New Britain.

In addition to the summer musical, NBYT is planning shorter one-week programs this summer, and each will end with a short share performance. Programs include “Write, Create, Action!” (June 26-30, ages 5-10), “Creating and Performing with Puppets!” (July 3-7, except July 4, ages 8-14), “Bringing Books to Life!” (July 10-14, ages 5-10), and “Musical Theater Moves!” (July 17-21, ages 8-14). Programs meet Mondays through Fridays (except July 4) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the NBYT Studio Theater at the Berlin YMCA.

Upcoming performances at New Britain Youth Theater include Peter Rabbit Is Lost! (March 31-April 2), Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper (May 5-6), Romeo and Juliet (June 22-25), and The Lion King Jr (July 28-30).

For more program and performance details, registration forms to download and print, and general information about New Britain Youth Theater, please visit the company’s website at www.nbyt.org, email info@nbyt.org, or call 860-515-8115.

Advertisements

Latest Stories From Roundup Partner : FOX 61

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish election

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish election

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared himself the winner of a high-stakes election, surviving the most serious challenge yet to his political dominance and tightening his grip on the nation he has ruled for 15 years. But the opposition cried foul, claiming that state media and the election commission had manipulated the results and saying it was too early to be sure of the outcome. An official result is expected later Sunday. If Erdogan’s victory is officially confirmed, he […]

Bubba Watson captures third Travelers Championship with great final round

Bubba Watson captures third Travelers Championship with great final round

CROMWELL – Bubba Watson knew he would need a big day to have a chance to threaten Paul Casey for the title on Championship Sunday. The lefty from Bagdad, Florida played nearly perfect in his final round from TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, finishing his round with a 7-under 63 to finish the weekend at 17-under to best a fading Casey and the rest of the field to capture his third Travelers Championship. Watson birdied five of his final nine […]

Falcao scores, Colombia beats Poland 2-1 at World Cup

Falcao scores, Colombia beats Poland 2-1 at World Cup

KAZAN, Russia — Radamel Falcao’s first World Cup goal led Colombia to a 3-0 victory over Poland on Sunday and kept the team in the running for a spot in the knockout round. Falcao had been expected to lead the team at the last World Cup in Brazil, but he injured his knee ahead of the tournament and missed Colombia’s run to the quarterfinals. Healthy again, the Monaco striker scored with the outside of his foot in the 70th minute […]

‘Permit Patty’ video: Woman allegedly calls cops on 8-year-old selling water near ball park

‘Permit Patty’ video: Woman allegedly calls cops on 8-year-old selling water near ball park

According to Fox News, The video of a white woman allegedly calling the police on a young black girl who was selling water bottles in San Francisco has gone viral. The child’s mother, Erin Austin, posted the video on her Instagram account. In it, she follows a woman named Alison Ettel, who is holding a phone to her ear. Make this bitch go viral like #bbqbecky she’s #permitpatty would you rather my daughter be out here getting into shit Fr cuz an 8 year old […]

Comments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.