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The award-winning Northglenn Youth Theatre program offers opportunities for young actors of all ages and abilities to explore the art of live theatrical performance. We are thrilled to offer NYT Academy which presents classes, workshops and personalized training to compliment the acclaimed main stage productions.

SUMMER CLASSES

BEGINNER

Intro to Acting  Ages 6-12

This is a great class for the want-to-be actor! We will introduce the world of acting through warm-up exercises, drama games, short skits and basic costume pieces. Great way to give acting a try. For the final class, we will show off all that we learned for an informal presentation for family and friends.  Instructor: Christina Roberts

Tuesday

Ages 6-8  20313004-01 Jun 5-Jul 24 5:30-7:00p $80/$88

Ages 9-12  20313004-02 Jun 5-Jul 24 7:00-8:30p $80/$88

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NEW! Ukulele

Come join this class to learn the beginning basics of playing the ukulele!  If you have your own, please bring it to class – if not, we can purchase one for you for an additional $35 – that’s yours to keep!  Taught by the accredited instructors from the Heartly School of Music, this class provides a friendly and focused environment with an emphasis on quick success.

Instructor: Heartly School of Music

Tuesday

Ages 8-12   20313027-01 Jun 5-Jul 10 6:00-7:00p $70/$77

Ages 11-16  20313027-02 Jun 5-Jul 10 7:00-8:00p $70/$77

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Broadway Bound  Ages 6-9

Annie! We will work on selections from this well-loved musical focusing on simple choreography, singing and stage presence. Great for the beginner with big dreams!

Instructor: Angila Waldman

Thursday

20313013-01 Jun 7-Jul 12 5:30-6:30p $54/$60

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INTERMEDIATE

NEW! Comedy Tonight  Ages 11-16

This performance based class will focus on the script The Twilight Cone.  Focus will be on keying in on the tools every comedic actor needs to refine: timing, listening, courage, creativity and character. Costume provided.  Final class will be a presentation on the stage.  Instructor: Britney Farr

Tuesday, Thursday

20313028-01 Jun 5-28 6:30-8:30p $107/$118

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Dance for the Actor  Ages 8-15

On Broadway. We will explore classic and modern choreography featuring pieces from well-known shows including: Pippin, Chorus Line, Shrek and others! Come brush up on your skills and keep up to date.  Instructor: Angila Waldman

Saturday

20313009-01 Jun 9-30 9:00-10:30a $40/$44

20313009-02 Jul 7-28 9:00-10:30a $40/$44

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Head to Toe Acting   Ages 11-18

This NYT Academy class is all about developing a character from the inside out and from top to bottom.  We will focus on how to manipulate your body, voice, movement, and  to create a memorable and believable character from a selected script or monologue.  Intended for the more experienced actor who has a desire to take their acting to a new level and beyond reciting lines. Suggested previous experience: at least two staged productions (NYT or equivalent), and/or 2 introductory acting classes.

Instructor: Christina Roberts

Wednesday

20313003-01 Jun 13-Aug 8 5:00-6:30p $80/$88

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ADVANCED

Musical Theatre Intensive  Ages 12-18

Previous stage experience required to participate.  We will work on selections from a Broadway musical, focusing on all the details that make the magic happen.  This course will feature work primarily on music and choreography.  Class culminates in a large “review” show featuring the numbers from each age group.  Please wear appropriate footwear and comfortable clothing to move in.

Instructor: Christina Roberts and Dave Moyer

Monday

Ages  8-11  20313008-02      Jun 4-Jul 23 5:00-6:30 pm $107/$118    “101 Dalmations Kids”

Ages 12-18  20313008-01      Jun 4-Jul 23 6:30-8:30 pm $107/$118    “Freaky Friday”

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NEW! NYTA Senior Study  Ages 14-18

Advanced participants only.  Previous stage and classroom experience required.  This focused study class will center around selections from the cutting edge new rock opera/musical Jasper in Deadland. This class is for the actor looking to explore more challenging work.  This piece is PG-13 and deals with topics that modern teens struggle with. The final class will culminate in a staged performance of Jasper in Deadland at the DL Parsons Theatre on Monday, August 13 at 7 pm.  Instructor: Christina Roberts and Adam White

Wednesday

20313029-01 Jun 13-Aug 13 6:30-8:30p $167/$185

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PERFORMANCE CAMPS

NYT Jr. Ages 8-11

This two week camp will focus on the play, The Mad Tea Party.  All participants will have at least one role, brief auditions will be guided on the first day to assign roles. The camp performances will be on June 15 at 10 am and 7 pm and are free to attend. Each camper will receive an NYTA t-shirt.  Costume use will be provided.  Participants should bring a water bottle and a small snack. Instructor: Britney Farr

Monday-Friday

20313010-01    Jun 4-15    9:00a-12:00p    $200/$220

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Drama  Ages 10-16

This camp is centered around the script, The Magical Fishbone, a one-act play adapted from the short story by Charles Dickens.  Each participant will receive a speaking role; auditions will be held in workshop style on the first day. Costume and an NYTA t-shirt are included. The camp will culminate in three public performances at the DL Parsons Theatre June 21 at 7 pm, and June 22 at 2 pm & 7 pm.

Monday-Friday

20313012-01   Jun 4-22    1:00-4:00p    $300/$330

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Kids Interactive Theatre Experience (KITE)

Ages 5-7

Using your imagination was never so much fun! Join us for a great journey using our minds, bodies, costumes and props as we play dramatic games and activities. Each day we’ll travel to a new world that you create – medieval times, space, a desert island, the zoo – whatever you come up with! Participants will put together a story, make the characters, and act out their adventures.

Monday-Friday

20313001-01    Jun 25-29    9:00a-12:00p    $85/$93

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Masked Acting & Puppetry  Ages 8-14

Designed for the more experienced actor, this camp will focus on character devlopement through the use of masks, puppets and props, including pieces that will be created/built in the class.  Guest presenters will also be featured.

Instructor: Katy Williams

Monday-Friday

20313002-01   Jun 25-29   1:30-4:30p    $100/$110

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Musical  Ages 10-18

This camp features the musical Monty Python’s Spamalot Young@art Edition. Areas of focus center around presenting the staged show and will touch on vocal training, basic dance/movement and character development. All participants will be cast in the show; specific roles will be assigned in an audition process/workshop on the first day(s) of camp.  Previous stage experience or class training is recommended. Costumes and a show t-shirt provided. Free public performances will be held at the DL Parsons Theatre August 2 at 7 pm, and August 3 at 10 am & 7 pm.

Monday-Friday

20313011-01    Jul 16-Aug 3    9:00a-3:00p    $400/$440

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ART CAMPS

NEW! Photography Camp  Ages 7-11

Digital photography camp for kids interested in the art of photography and skills to capture and edit photos.  Topics covered are basic skills in composition, lighting, digital editing that is taught through games, activities, lab work and an art show.  Please bring your own inexpensive digital camera to class.  If none available, instructor can provide upon request.

Instructor: April Mallick, Mallick Memories Photography

Monday-Friday

20313024-01    Jul 16-20    1:00-4:00p    $100/$110

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Abrakadoodle Art Camps for Kids

Ages 4-12

Each session is a new adventure creating pieces of art and having fun.  Led by the amazing folks at Abrakadoodle, we will explore different topics and create new things.

$20 materials fee per camp. Fee is collected the first day of the session. Campers will create multiple projects each day.  Some projects will be selected for the gallery showing during the last 15 minutes of camp on Friday, which parents and friends are encouraged to attend.  Please send your child with sunscreen, a water bottle, and a snack each day. Supplies provided.

Art Space Camp  Ages 4-7

This camp will explore art and our solar system.  We will create 3D rockets, robots and planets. Learn about astronauts and time travel, and discover aliens, space monsters, and learn to draw them!

Monday-Friday

20313026-01    Jun 11-15    1:30-4:30p    $167/$180

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Extreme! STEAM  Ages 8-12

In this camp, you will translate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts into Art creations. Using a variety of art techniques, we will make a flying machine like Da Vinci, build a rocket ship, and create an aerial view drone map and more.

Monday-Friday

20313026-02    Jun 18-22    1:30-4:30p    $167/$180

PLEASE REGISTER FOR ABRAKADOODLE SESSION 2

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It’s a Jungle Out There  Ages 4-7

Learn new art techniques and create friendly sloths, toucans, snakes, and piranhas. Find inspiration in the rainforest habitat and its people while you hear about their customs and create a tree house collage.

Monday-Friday

20313026-03    Jul 9-13    1:30-4:30p    $167/$180

PLEASE REGISTER FOR ABRAKADOODLE SESSION 3

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May the Art Be with You  Ages 8-12

This class is filled with art inspired by your favorite distant planets. Students will create 3D droids and wookies. Paint your favorite Death Star commanders and learn about galaxies and create one.

Monday-Friday

20313026-04    Jul 23-27    1:30-4:30p   $167/$180

PLEASE REGISTER FOR ABRAKADOODLE SESSION 4

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