CLEVELAND ACT NOW
Free Theatre Training
Fall Session – 7 weeks long
Audition-Based Youth Theatre Program
for current 6th, 7th, and 8th graders
Auditions take place in October
Classes take place Nov 5 – Dec 17
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:45pm
6th, 7th, and 8th graders
Taught by Cleveland Act Now Academy Lead Teachers, Faye Hargate and Zyrece Montgomery, the fall session will explore acting fundamentals and ensemble theatre techniques with special attention on building improvisation skills and creating original performance material.
Cleveland Public Theatre, 6415 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102
This program is offered at NO COST thanks to the support of the Cleveland Foundation and other generous supporters.
All youth must participate fully in one audition and then be selected by Lead Teaching Artists for admittance into session. Enrollment is capped at 20 young artists per session.
TO SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION
Contact Faye Hargate, CPT Director of Community Ensembles, at 216.631.2727 x207 or firstname.lastname@example.org, to sign up for one of the listed audition slots.
Thurs, Oct 10, 4 – 6pm
Wed, Oct 16, 4 – 6pm
Sat, Oct 19, 10am – 12pm
Thurs, Oct 24, 4 – 6pm
What to prepare
Prepare a 1-2 minute performance (monologue, poem, dance, rap, song, etc.)
**We conduct group auditions, and youth must be able to stay for the whole audition time frame. We request that a guardian or caregiver is present for the first 30 minutes of the audition. If this is not possible, contact Faye Hargate.
- Thurs, Nov 28 – no class
- Tues, Dec 17 – extended class until 7:00pm for Family Presentation Sharing. Friends and family are invited to attend!
- Once admitted, young artist may miss one class with prior approval.
- Youth must arrive no later than 4:25pm to successfully participate.
- Youth must be picked up between 5:45pm and 6:00pm.
An approved adult must sign out for young artist.