Kid’s Classes

Kid's Classes - Theatre

Theatre

Kid's Classes - Dance

Dance

Kid's Classes - Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Theatre

Pre-K/K

Creative Movement

Winter | Spring

Fun is the goal. A delightful class to encourage the youngest children to explore the environment through guided play and the use of the imagination. Children learn to value self-expression through rhythm, games to develop coordination, sequencing exercises, pantomime, visual art, storybooks, songs, and dances.

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Grades 1-3

Creative Drama I

Winter | Spring

This class begins the exciting journey of the budding actor. Children experience developmentally appropriate theatre games and dramatizations of stories that build the skills and discipline, spark the imagination, nurture creativity, and inspire empathy. The class also focuses on enhancing students’ communication skills and self-confidence. Young people are encouraged to repeat Creative Drama workshops within their age range as each class increases understanding while using new material.

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Grades 1-5

Creative Drama For Home School

Winter | Spring 

This class begins the exciting journey of the budding actor. Children experience developmentally appropriate theatre games and dramatizations of stories that build the skills and discipline, spark the imagination, nurture creativity, and inspire empathy. The class also focuses on enhancing students’ communication skills and self-confidence. Young people are encouraged to repeat Creative Drama workshops within their age range as each class increases understanding while using new material.

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Grades 4-6

Broadway Kids

Winter | Spring

Sing, Dance, Act, and DO — all at the same time? Love to act but do your knees turn to jelly during a singing audition? In this class, have fun bringing to songs what you already know about acting. You learn range, diction, pitch, and more to help you sing with expression and confidence. Discover how to move to the beat and the words to bring the song alive. Includes a final demonstration of course work. Great add-on for Creative Drama II.

 

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Creative Drama II

Winter | Spring

This class enhances theatre skills through carefully crafted exercises and dramatizing stories and short plays. Students focus on character development using improvisation and script work to develop their craft. Actors are encouraged to repeat their participation in in Creative Drama workshops within their age range as each class deepens understanding while introducing new material. A demonstration concludes each session.

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Grades 5-8

Acting and Improv

Winter | Spring

Tickle your own funny bone with timing, rhythm and saying yes! Create characters and stories on the spot. Explore the world of comedy using improvisation, schtick and comic timing. Students will focus on character development using improvisation and script work to hone their craft!

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Technical Theatre

Grades 5-8

Technical Theatre Workshop

Winter | Spring

A hands-on workshop! Students work on specific projects based on their skill-level and age. In this workshop, students participate in set construction, scenic painting, lighting, props and other technical aspects of our main stage production, Elf, The Musical. Fun design elements for this show include how to make Santa’s sleigh fly! Students receive training from the theatre’s technical director and the shows directors and designers. Wear your paint clothes!

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Dance

Ballet 1&2

Winter | Spring
Cathy Johnson

This class is an introduction to the basics of classical ballet technique, in a positive and age-appropriate manner. Students will learn classical ballet vocabulary as well as the basic ballet positions, correct body placement, the proper way to point their feet, spatial awareness, working to various rhythms, as well as exposing students to the structure and discipline of a ballet class. Barre and centerwork will increase in complexity throughout the year and across-the-floor work will emphasize musicality and clarity as students hop, skip, jump and leap in a fun and nurturing environment. Students meet once a week, with the option of studying twice a week, if desired. This is a performance class.

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Ballet 3+

Winter | Spring
Cathy Johnson

This class is designed to take beginner/beginning intermediate students to the next level in terms of their ballet training and technique. Expanded ballet terminology will be introduced, while emphasis will continue to focus on correct placement and proper turnout as students are introduced to pre-pointe work, with an aim towards eventually beginning pointe work. Students must study at least twice a week for 90 minutes each class. This is a performance class.

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Beginning Tap

Winter | Spring
Terry Norgeot

This class focuses on the fundamentals of Tap. Students put beginning technique to work, learning new steps, rhythms, patterns and combinations. It also focuses on the development of coordination, concentration, listening skills, and self-confidence. This is a performance class.

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Elementary Modern Dance (level 1)

Winter | Spring
Suzette Hutchinson

This class focuses on the fundamentals of Modern Dance Technique – from funky, to lyrical, to abstract. We will focus on warm up exercises, including stretching and flexibility and students will execute movement through the space.

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Tap 3

Winter | Spring
Terry Norgeot

1-2 years of prior tap experience. This class continues to refine tap skills, while moving beyond the fundamentals of tap; furthering development of coordination, concentration, listening skills, teamwork, cooperation, self-confidence and positive interaction. This is a performance class.

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Tap 4

Winter | Spring
Terry Norgeot

3 years of prior tap experience. Includes an introduction to proper barre warm-ups and stretches for the body, combined with across the floor progressions and mini combinations. The class will concentrate on building confidence through mastering more difficult patterns and steps. This is a performance class.

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Tap 5

Winter | Spring
Terry Norgeot

This advanced class includes proper warm ups and stretches for the body, combined with across-the-floor progressions. This technique class will focus on faster and more intricate footwork. Students at this level will develop speed, clarity, dynamics, and the ability to execute complex rhythmic combinations. This is a performance class.

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Hip-Hop

Winter | Spring
Raquel Wallace

Class will start with a warm-up that includes cardio, as well as basic Hip-Hop grooves found throughout Raquel’s choreography. While learning choreography in class you will be encouraged to incorporate individuality and musicality. This is a high energy class. Wear comfortable street clothes and sneakers. Bring a water bottle. Raquel has performed as a Hip-Hop artist in 16 cities across the US and in Puerto Rico, Iceland and Colombia. She is a senior at Barnstable High School.

Harwich Junior Theatre Hip Hop class for kids

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Vacation Week Workshops

February Vacation Week – SpongeBob SquarePants

Winter
Matt Kohler & Emily Murray

We are going to have the “Best Day Ever” with SpongeBob, Sandy, Patrick and the whole Bikini Bottom gang! Actually, we are going to have the best WEEK ever over February Vacation at CCTC/ HJT. Will pirates spoil the fun? NO! Will a super sea star save the day? Find out, when you join us for a “Bikini Bottom Boogie” week.

Students meet at the Theatre from 9:00-1:00 daily. Bring a snack and a lunch. Friday at 12:30 students have Demonstration for family and friends!

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April Vacation Fun – Shrek Week!

Spring
Emily Murray & Jim Byrne

We will have an Ogre-sized week of fun this April at CCTC/ HJT. With fairy tale creatures, animals, birds, a donkey and princess among others, this will be a fantastical week in the “Big Bright Beautiful World” of the Theatre. Sing, dance and learn “How a Dream Comes True”.

Students meet at the Theatre from 9:00-1:00 daily. Bring a snack and a lunch. The final day of class, Friday at 12:30 students have Demonstration for family and friends! “Make a Move” and sign up today!

 

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