WINTER Program 2020

TGS Creative Arts Academy



Classes Begin January 18, 2020!

Creative Dramatics

January 18 – March 21 (10 Weeks – Saturdays)

PK (must be 4 yrs old) 9:30am – 10:15 am
Grades K-1                      9:30am -10:30am 
Grades 2 -3                     9:30am – 10:30am – LIMITED – CALL 973-347-4946 TO REGISTER!

Our Creative Dramatics program introduces children from pre-school through fourth grade to theater arts by naturally building upon their gifts of imagination and role-playing. In each class, children enjoy becoming a part of the magic they create on stage through innovative games, story dramatization and improvisation. Participation in the theater arts helps children expand their creativity, improve self-confidence and learn the importance of teamwork—all while having fun!

Cost: $175


Performing Arts Workshop

January 18 – March 21 (10 Weeks – Saturdays)

Grades 4-6xxxxxxxxxxxx  10:45am – 11:45am
Grades 7-9                                  12:00pm – 1:00pm

Our Performing Arts Workshops are designed both for experienced students who wish to improve their acting skills and for novices who simply have a desire to participate in the performing arts. In Performing Arts I (grades 4 – 6), students learn the basics of acting for the stage including warm-up techniques for both voice and body, improvisation, theater games, stage direction, and solo and group scene work. In Performing Arts II (grades 7 – 9), young artists hone their skills with in-depth scene study and line memorization. While more intense, this program is also appropriate for first-time student.

Cost: $175


Musical Performance Lab

January 18 – March 21  (10 Weeks – Saturdays)

Grades 2-3                                                10:45 am – 11:45 am
Grades 4-6xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Grades 7-9xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  1:15pm – 2:15 pm

Do you love to act and sing? If so, this in-depth program is for you! Each week, students focus on musical performance technique, including breathing, warm-up and vocal production, as well as song interpretation, movement and performance. Participants rehearse both solo and group pieces, and the lab culminates in a “show and tell” class for parents and families!

Cost: $200


High School Acting Ensemble

January 28 – March 26  (10 Weeks – Tuesdays)

Grades 9-12                                                    6:30 – 8:00 pm

Returning in the fall to the academy, this 90 minute class has been designed specifically for high school students who are interested in honing their performance skills.  This intensive program will focus on strengthening students’ acting through improvisation and the creation of a devised piece of theatre.  Under the guidance of Growing Stage veteran teaching artist, Danny Campos, students will zero in on a topic of their choice and create a piece of theatre which will be performed before an invited audience of family and friends at the conclusion of the final class.   This program will be offered to students in grades 9-12 and will be limited to 12 participants.

Cost: $250


PLEASE NOTE: Refund Policy – Prior to the start of each session, refunds in full will be given up to the first day of classes.  After classes begin, up to and including the third day  of classes, a per class rate plus a cancellation fee of $50 will be charged.  After the third day of classes, no refunds will be given.