Penobscot Theatre Company Dramatic Academy Spring Session Registration Now Open For All Ages!

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Dramatic Academy winter session students’ production of NARNIA.

Penobscot Theatre Company is thrilled to announce its Spring Session of Dramatic Academy classes, workshops, and vacation camps for children, teens, and adults. Opportunities for students of all ages will be offered March-May.

Youth Spring Session: Alice in Wonderland

Youth Spring Session: Alice in Wonderland

Spring Session for Tiny Thespians (ages 4-6) and Youth Troupe (ages 7-13)

ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Adapted from the novel by Lewis Carroll; directed by Jasmine A. Ireland

Tiny Thespian Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 18 – May 15, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Youth Troupe Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays March 18 – May 15, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Performances: May 16, 17 & 18.

April Vacation Camp

This popular offering is a great way to for beginners to explore PTC’s programs and for returning students to hone their craft and see theater friends during the school vacation. Each day has a special theme and features a guest artist and a brief showcase for family and friends at the end of the afternoon. April vacation camp will be held April 21-25 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Students may enroll for any or all days.

Students play and learn at PTC vacation camps!

Students play and learn at PTC vacation camps!

 

Don’t forget: PTC Dramatic Academy has offerings for Teen and Adults!

Master Class Series

PTC’s Master Class series for teens and adults continues this spring with:

  • Comedia Dell’Arte and Clowning, led by director Kappy Kilburn (God of Carnage, Wit, INK): March 15, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Technical Design, led by scenic designer Tricia Hobbs and lighting designer Scout Hough (OUR TOWN): March 15, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Singing/Songwriting, led by musician Jacob Augustine, composer of the original score for Our Town: May 10, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Jim Doreen

Improv III

The spring session of Improv will be available to students who have previously participated in the class. Teaching artist Brad LaBree will instruct advanced improv techniques: Tuesdays, March 4 – May 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The session will culminate in a showcase.

All classes and performances will be held at the Bangor Opera House. For more information or to register, please visit www.penobscottheatre.org and click on “Education.” For questions please contact Director of Education and Outreach Jasmine A. Ireland at jasmine@penobscottheatre.org.

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About Amy Roeder

Director of Education – Amy Roeder is pleased to be joining the staff at PTC. Amy received her BFA in theatre from the University of Evansville and her Master of Fine Arts in acting from The University of Georgia. She recently relocated to Bangor from Chicago where she taught and performed with famed comedy institution The Second City. Local audiences may have seen her onstage with Improv Acadia in Bar Harbor where she has been a company member since 2005. Amy has performed all over the country including at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park and with the Improv Asylum in Boston. In addition to teaching acting and improvisation classes all over the world, Amy is also designs and facilitates workshops in improvisational techniques for businesses. Amy hates writing in the third person.