WORKSHOPS

Note: CTA is committed to making theatre education available to all, regardless of income status. If tuition poses a financial hardship, scholarships and payment plans are available. For a payment plan or scholarship information, please reach out to executive director April Forrer at aprilforrer@childrenstheatreofannapolis.org. Queries will be kept confidential.
VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS

These programs give each participant the opportunity to learn the basics of theatre, expand their imagination, develop voice, dance and performance techniques, and much more. All training, workshops and camps are aimed to specific age and skill groups. Classes are held in an online group setting.

THEATRE PRODUCTION WORKSHOP     AGES 8-18

THEATRE PRODUCTION WORKSHOP

Narrated by Charles Dickens, Scrooge is as tight-fisted and mean as ever, creating a life of hardship for his loyal employee, Bob Cratchit and his family. It takes the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, and three Christmas spirits to take him — virtually, of course! — on a journey of self-discovery and growth. Your Christmas season will sparkle with this new virtual twist on everyone’s favorite holiday classic!

In this class students will learn actor's warm-ups, theatre terminology, character development, and more as they prepare for the virtual (pre-recorded) performance. Classes will be held in an online group setting.

AGES: 8-18

TUITION: $75.00

WHEN: 6:00-7:30 p.m.; Thursdays, October 22-December 17, 2020*

            (No class on Nov. 26)

The link for the pre-recorded virtual performance will be distributed on Saturday, December 19, 2020.

MUSICAL THEATRE PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS with Tiffany Shannon Productions, LLC

Through theatre production workshops students gain experience and knowledge in acting techniques, improvisation, characterization, movement, props, scenery, and much more. These workshops conclude with a final performance on our main stage. In production workshops, teamwork is a major focus and all participants are guaranteed a role. We encourage students with all levels of experience to attend. * NOTE: Theatre Production Workshop show titles are subject to change due to cast size and requirements.

Two siblings launch rival good news networks and find themselves competing for the title of happiest news show. Soon, their correspondents are in a whirlwind of ecstatic musical reporting – from joyful weather forecasts, to cheerful cooking segments and blissful political updates! But, when vulnerability starts peeking through the euphoric facade, they’re left wondering: is there room for raw honesty on a super happy broadcast? This new virtual musical (designed specifically to be rehearsed and performed remotely), incorporates real stories from kids age 7-14, offering a positive outlet for them to express their emotions.

Students will work on singing, movement, and acting as they rehearse for their big performance! Parents will need to record their student and submit the videos for editing purposes so that we can compile them for an online, pre-recorded performance. Classes will be held in an online group setting.

AGES: 7-14 (Level: Beginner-Intermediate)

TUITION: $50.00 per student

WHEN: Wednesdays, October 28-December 2, 2020

             Homeschool Edition: 2:00-3:00 p.m.*   ..........   Session 1: 5:00-6:00 p.m.*  //  Session 2: 6:30-7:30 p.m.*

* A link to the virtual (pre-recorded) performance will be emailed to students on Saturday, December 5, 2020.

VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS

These programs give each participant the opportunity to learn the basics of theatre, expand their imagination, develop voice, dance and performance techniques, and much more. All training, workshops and camps are aimed to specific age and skill groups. Classes are held in an online group setting.

AGES 3-5

BROADWAY PRE-K - Musical Theatre Workshop

This fun-filled class encourages your child to be creative, explore the world of musical theatre, plus build confidence and independence. We highly recommend Parents/Guardians to actively engage with their little learner to stimulate their participation. Through singing, moving, and interactive acting games with your budding performer, all led by our Teaching Artist, you'll uncover a world of musical wonder.

AGES: 3-5

TUITION: $40.00 includes one student + one parent/guardian

WHEN: 9:00-9:45 a.m.; Mondays, November 9-December 14, 2020

AGES 5-7

RISING STARS MUSICAL THEATRE PRODUCTION WORKSHOP

Welcome to the weekly meeting of the Fairy Tale Advice Council! Led by Rapunzel, a Handsome Prince, and a (recovering) Wicked Witch, the council offers help in character-building to famous folk creatures. Humpty Dumpty learns to be responsible, Magic Mirrors determine that it's better to be honest, Jack & the Giant discover it's best not to judge a book by its cover, and the Princess & the Frog realize it's best to be kind.

Students will work on singing, movement, and acting as they rehearse for their big (pre-recorded) performance! Parents will need to record their student singing their songs and submit the videos for editing purposes so that we can compile them for an online pre-recorded performance. 

AGES: 5-7 (Level: Beginner-Intermediate)

TUITION: $65.00

WHEN: 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Saturdays, October 31-December 19, 2020*

*A link to the pre-recorded virtual performance will be emailed to students December 19th.

AGES 8-14

VOICE WORKSHOP (singing)

In each class students will learn warm-up, vocal techniques & vocabulary + work on songs from musical theatre. Lets raise our voices & spirits in the process in this educational and enjoyable class! 

AGES: 8-14 (Level: Beginner-Intermediate)
TUITION: $40.00

WHEN: 4:00-5:00 p.m.; Tuesdays, November 3-December 15, 2020

            (No class on Nov. 24)

MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE WORKSHOP

In each class students will do warm-up / cool down stretches & learn dance technique & vocabulary + a dance combination. Put your best foot forward and have fun in the process in the educational and enjoyable class!  

AGES: 8-14 (Level: Beginner-Intermediate)
TUITION: $40.00

WHEN: 4:00-5:00 p.m.; Wednesdays, November 4-December 16, 2020

             (No class on Nov. 25)

TRIPLE THREATS WORKSHOP (singing, dancing, acting)

Celebrate the great Broadway musicals with CTA! Students will learn vocal, choreography, & scene acting excerpts from an array of musical theatre shows that have graced the great stages of Broadway. No experience necessary. We're here to have fun, explore our talents, & have a blast celebrating the shows we love! 

AGES: 8-14 (Level: Beginner-Intermediate)
TUITION: $40.00

WHEN: 4:00-5:00 p.m.; Thursdays, November 5-December 17, 2020

             (No class on Nov. 26)

ACTING WORKSHOP

In this online class students will learn actor's warm-ups, work on character development, scene study, & receive coaching on monologues. Any required materials, such as the monologues, will be emailed to students. 

AGES: 8-14 (Level: Beginner-Intermediate)
TUITION: $40.00

WHEN: 4:00-5:00 p.m.; Thursdays, November 5-December 17, 2020

             (No class on Nov. 26)

THEATRE PRODUCTION WORKSHOP

Fractured fairy tales with a fresh & funny virtual twist! this magical collection of nine fairy tale skits is bursting with familiar fairy tale characters, from Big Bad Wolf and Little Red to Goldilocks and Baby Bear and Prince Charming and all the classic princesses. Filled with delightful humor for the whole family, this show is sure to end happily-ever-after.

 

Students will learn actor's warm-ups, theatre terminology, character development, and more as they prepare for the virtual (pre-recorded) performance. Classes will be held in an online group setting.

AGES: 8-14 (Level: Beginner-Advanced)
TUITION: $75.00

WHEN: 4:00-5:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, November 11, 2020-January 13, 2021

             (No class on Nov. 25 & Dec. 23)
The link for the pre-recorded virtual performance will be distributed on Saturday, January 16, 2021.

AGES 12-18

ACTING WORKSHOP

In this online class students will learn actor's warm-ups, work on character development, scene study, & receive coaching on monologues. Any required materials, such as the monologues, will be emailed to students. 

AGES: 12-18 (Level: Beginner-Intermediate)
TUITION: $40.00

WHEN: 4:00-5:00 p.m.; Mondays, November 2-December 14, 2020

             (No class on Nov. 23)

VOICE WORKSHOP (singing)

In each class students will learn warm-up, vocal techniques & vocabulary + work on songs from musical theatre. Lets raise our voices & spirits in the process in this educational and enjoyable class! 

AGES: 12-18 (Level: Beginner-Intermediate)
TUITION: $40.00

WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, November 3-December 15, 2020

            (No class on Nov. 24)

MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE WORKSHOP

In each class students will do warm-up / cool down stretches & learn dance technique & vocabulary + a dance combination. Put your best foot forward and have fun in the process in the educational and enjoyable class!  

AGES: 12-18 (Level: Beginner-Intermediate)
TUITION: $40.00

WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Thursdays, November 5-December 17, 2020

            (No class Nov. 26)

THEATRE PRODUCTION WORKSHOP

This collection of driver's ed follies features spot-on humor & quirky characters. There’s a nervous teacher who doesn’t seem to know the first thing about driving. And the clueless teenage girl who brings some unexpected guests to her first driving class. In one scene, a teenage boy is forced to share a car with his temperamental ex-girlfriend. And then there’s yet another teenage girl who can’t break away from her phone long enough to learn how to drive. This workshop production guarantees miles of smiles and gallons of laughter with this look at life in the not-so-fast lane.

AGES: 12-18 (Level: Beginner-Advanced)

TUITION: $75.00

WHEN: 6:00-7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, November 11, 2020-January 13, 2021

            (No class on Nov. 25 & Dec. 23)
The link for the pre-recorded virtual performance will be distributed on Saturday, January 16, 2021.

The Fine Print

 

Registration is required for all workshops. A one time Registration Fee must be paid annually for students to participate in theatre arts education sessions. The Annual Registration Fee is $20 for one or more students per family and is valid from July 1 until June 30 annually.

Students are required wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or closed toe shoes (no Crocs, sandals, flip-flops or skirts for the ladies.) Students are not allowed to bring cell phones, toys, games or other electronic devices. A telephone is available for emergency use.

All workshops are located at CTA’s theater complex in Bay Head Park, 1661 Bay Head Road, Annapolis 21409. For more information email our Education Team at ctaisfun@gmail.com or call us at 410-757-2281 (ext. 4).

 

Cancellation Policy:

  • Minimum of 3 weeks prior to workshop: Full refund minus annual registration fee.

  • 2 weeks prior to workshop: Refund minus $75 administrative fee and annual registration fee.

  • First day of workshop or later: No refund.

 

Inclement Weather Policy: Workshops follow the Anne Arundel County School closings. If schools are closed or afternoon and evening activities are cancelled, the workshop is cancelled for the day. You can email ctainformation@gmail.com if you have questions or concerns.

 

Check In/Out Policy: Please know that the purpose of all this is for your student’s safety and well-being. Thank you for your cooperation and for helping our program run smoothly!

  1. Students, including teens, must be checked in and out by a responsible adult. Please sign your student into their class and say hi to the teacher or supervising adult. This will help us to know who you are!

  2. If you will be more than 5 minutes late picking up your student, please call the Instructor or our office at 410-757-2281 to let us know.

  3. Please notify the teacher if another adult has your permission to pick up your student that day. Parents must understand that once their student is signed out, they are no longer the responsibility of Children’s Theatre of Annapolis.

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