About the Summer Young Actors Academy
The Middle & High School Young Actors Academy focuses on combining Academic & Conservatory methods to provide an intellectual as well as practical approach to acting. Young Actors spend over 130 hours in both class room setting and stage study to understand the methods, techniques and history of acting and theatre as well as other topics such as: Stage Combat, Dance & Movement, Comedy & Improv, Acting for Film & TV, Make-Up Design, Audition Technique, Character Development, Emotional/Relationship Acting. Classes are taught by local theatre professionals including local university staff, and national and international theatre professionals. A Five week intensive for grades 6-8 and 9-12.
The Lower School Young Actors Academy is an experience-based approach to acting and theatre, focusing of the FUN-damentals of acting. Children will learn to create drama and story, and develop characters to interpret and explore story telling and acting. A Three week program for grades 3-5.
Scholarships and Discounts available.
Questions - contact Jay Gilman, Academy@spotighters.org