WINTER YOUTH PROGRAMS SET FOR GLOUCESTER STAGE
Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop
Winter 2018 Session Accepting Students
Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop is now accepting students ages 5-18 for the 2018 Winter Session of professional arts instruction beginning on Friday, February 2 for Children 5-10 years old and beginning on Saturday, February 3 for Teens 11-18 years old. The Youth Acting Workshop Winter 2018 Session features expanded instruction time of four class hours per week, lower tuition for all students and scholarship opportunities. Students will receive instruction in acting, directing, play writing, producing, magic, improvisation, creating characters and the world of the play and costume design during the six week session. Acting teacher, director and award winning actress Gloucester native Heidi Dallin will be joined by guest instructors : costume designer Lara Jardullo, the Costume Designer of the YAW’s annual production of Holiday Delights, to teach Costume Design; Tufts graduate Danvers native Sarah Vandewalle to teach How to Make A Musical and magician EvanNorthrup to teach The Principles of Illusion. Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshops are designed to provide young people an outlet to nurture their creative potential through developing self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills to use in their daily life as well as introducing them to the skills necessary for professional theater. Registration is now open for the Winter 2018 Session. Class size is limited and registration is on a first come basis. For further information and to register, call 978-283-6688 or go to www.gloucesterstage.com.
With tremendous thanks to Heidi Dallin, creator, producer, and director of the fabulous “Holiday Delights.” Every year “Holiday Delights” charms the community with the talented cast of actors from Heidi’s Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop. Thank you to Lisa Smith for sharing the video with the community. Special shout out given by Heidi to the show’s sponsors: Cape Ann Savings Bank, Bank Gloucester, New England BioLabs, David Robinson, Daniel Lee, and Anonymous donors.
STAGE YOUTH ACTING WORKSHOPACCEPTING STUDENTS FOR 2016 SUMMER SESSION
Professional Theater Training for 5 – 18 Year Olds
Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop exposes young people to professional theater during a 6 week acting program for children ages 5 to 18 on Fridays from July 8 through August 12. The Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop provides young people an opportunity to develop self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills to use in their daily life as well as to introduce them to the skills necessary for professional theater. A professional training program, the workshops include an introduction to theater basics such as theater games, improvisation, movement, vocal and physical expression, character preparation, scene study, storytelling, writing, public speaking and confidence building training. Award winning actress Heidi Dallin teaches acting in collaboration with Special Guest Instructors to offer specialized training in theater related disciplines. This summer some of the Guest Instructors will include: Academy nominated actress Lindsay Crouse teaching an Advanced Acting Class; Elliot Norton Award winning actress Marya Lowry teaching Acting Shakespeare Techniques; and Emerson College trained Dialect Instructor Elizabeth Milanovich teaching a variety of dialects including Cockney, Proper British, American Southern and Russian. The 2016 Summer Session begins Friday, July 8 and meets on Fridays for two hours per week through Friday, August 12 at Gloucester Stage, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. The students are divided in classes according to age: Children’s Class: 9 am to 11 am-5 to 8 year olds; Pre-Teen Class: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm-9 to 11 year olds; Teen Class: 2 pm to 4 pm-12 to 18 years old. The Youth Acting Workshop Program received a grant for tuition reduction thanks to sponsorship in part from the Bruce J. Anderson Foundation and John and Mollie Byrnes. Call Heidi at 978-283-6688 to register or visit www.gloucesterstage.com for more information.
All photos by Gary Ng
“Holiday Delights,” is a fun-filled holiday spectacular presented by the Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshops, playing December 19th through the 21st. For more information please call 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.com.
In this video, we take you on a sneak peak behind the scenes at a Holiday Delights rehearsal. You won’t see the fabulous sets, but you WILL see the first rehearsal in costume.
Meet some of the cast members, hear a song and get a rare glimpse of the show’s creator, Heidi Dallin, as she directs a scene with two dozen children on stage and a photographer taking promotional stills in the foreground.
Holiday Delights opens tonight at 7pm at Gloucester Stage and plays through Sunday. See here for all show times or call 978.281 4443 to reserve your tickets NOW!
This is a professional-quality production featuring Cape Ann’s best young talent. Children will love it. Parents, grand parents & great grandparents will love it. Couples thinking about becoming parents will love it too!
Everyone involved has worked extremely hard for many weeks. I was at dress rehearsal last night and they are all at the top of their game.
Holiday Delights is a show you don’t want to miss.
See you there!
The Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshops proudly presents Holiday Delights from December 16 through December 19 at Gloucester Stage. Holiday Delights
.Conceived and directed by Heidi Dallin with music direction by Gloucester Public Schools’ Helen Greene, choreography by Windhover’s Carol Burnham, set design by Susan Frey, costume design Linda Stockman and lighting design by Brendan Marr.
December 16 through December 19 at
267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA.
Performance times are 7 pm on December 16, December 17 and December 18 and 3 pm on December 18 and December 19. Ticket prices are $15 for Adults; $12 for Senior Citizens, $8 for Students and $6 for Children under 12.
For tickets and further information, call 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org
Enjoy meeting the cast and some music from Holiday Delights.