NYT ACADEMY

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 complement the acclaimed main stage productions.

FALL CLASSES

Just Off Center Comedy-Improv Ages 8-16

This class is for the quick-witted and intelligent young actor who loves comedy and improvisational acting/games!  Designed to help train young actors to engage their courage, creativity, control, and characterizations through a variety of games and exercises.  Previous acting and stage experience is strongly encouraged. Guaranteed to tickle your funny bone. 

Wednesday

Ages 8-11    30313016-03      Nov 10-Dec 8     5:00-6:30p      $40/$44    No class Nov 24

Ages 12-16   30313016-04      Nov 10-Dec 8     7:00-8:30p      $40/$44    No class Nov 24

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FALL DANCE CLASSES

Belly Dance with Phoenix   Ages 16+

Have fun learning how to belly dance while gaining flexibility and muscle control. Phoenix is a nationally-known instructor who will work with you on your posture, technique, and developing your own style.  Classes are divided into two sections, with new topics covered in each. Great for both new and continuing dancers!

Multi-Level Basics

Wednesday

Winter Bonus Session

30315005-08        Dec 8-22               7:30-8:30p        $29/$32

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WINTER CLASSES
Registration begins December 13 for Residents and December 20 for Non-Residents

Drama

Intro to Acting  Ages 6-16

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. It is a great way to give acting a try. For the final class, we will show what we have learned in an informal presentation for family and friends. No classes during spring break.

Thursday

Ages 6-8       10313004-04     Jan 6-Feb 10      5:30-6:30p      $42/$50

                      10313004-07      Feb 24-Apr 7      5:30-6:30p      $42/$50

Ages 9-11     10313004-06      Jan 6-Feb 10      6:45-7:45p      $42/$50 

                      10313004-08      Feb 24-Apr 7      6:45-7:45p      $42/$50

Tuesday

Ages 12-16    10313004-05      Feb 22-Apr 5      6:00-7:30p      $60/$72

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Beyond the Basics Ages 8-18

This intermediate-level acting class is for the young actor ready to tune specific acting skills. The class will cover intentional physical movement/positioning, voice, delivery of a character and tips on memorization. Class work will focus on  specific selections from scripts and/or monologues. The final class will be an informal presentation for family. Previous acting classes – at least two sessions of intro or performance in an NYT (or equivalent) staged production – are required.  

Monday

Ages 8-10         10313006-01      Jan 10-Feb 14      5:00-6:00p      $42/$50

                          10313006-05      Feb 28-Apr 11      5:00-6:00p      $42/$50

Ages 11-14       10313006-02      Jan 10-Feb 14      6:15-7:15p      $42/$50

                          10313006-06      Feb 28-Apr 11      6:15-7:15p      $42/$50

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Perfecting Monologues Ages 12-16

This class is designed to help young actors work on taking a monologue to the next level – character development, projection, poise, purpose and other techniques to maximize an audition piece.

Tuesday

Ages 8-12        10313052-03      Apr 26-May 17      6:00-7:30p       $42/$50

Ages 12-16      10313052-02      Jan 25-Feb 15      6:00-7:30p      $42/$50

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Just Off Center Comedy-Improv Ages 8-16

This class is for the quick-witted and intelligent young actor who loves comedy and improvisational acting games!  Designed to help train young actors to engage their courage, creativity, control and characterizations through a variety of games and exercises.  Previous acting and stage experience is strongly encouraged. Guaranteed to tickle your funny bone. 

Wednesday

Ages 8-11       10313016-01      Jan 5-Feb 9        5:30-7:00p      $60/$72

                        10313016-07      Feb 23-Apr 6      5:30-7:00p      $60/$72

Ages 12-16     10313016-02      Jan 5-Feb 9      7:00-8:30p      $60/$72

                        10313016-08      Feb 23-Apr 6     7:00-8:30p      $60/$72

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Dance for the Actor

Broadway Bound  Ages 6-8

This beginner class includes basic dance moves and terminology that are most commonly used in musical theater centered around fun children’s musicals each session.  Students will also explore acting games and activities.

Monday           10313013-01      Jan 10-Feb 14      4:45-5:45p      $42/$50    Mary Poppins

                         10313013-02      Feb 28-Apr 11      4:45-5:45p      $42/$50    Willy Wonka

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Musical Theatre Dance  Ages 7-14

We will work on selected choreography pieces from a variety of popular musicals. Wear comfortable clothing, jazz shoes encouraged.

Tuesday

Ages 7-10      10313009-06      Jan 4-Feb 8      4:45-5:45p       $42/$50

                       10313009-09      Mar 1-Apr 12      4:45-5:45p      $42/$50

Monday

Ages 11-14    10313009-04      Jan 10-Feb 14      6:00-7:00p      $42/$50

                       10313009-08      Feb 28-Apr 11      6:00-7:00p      $42/$50

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Workshops

Auditioning 101  Ages 8-18

This workshop walks through all the bits and pieces that are involved with an audition – for NYT and beyond.  Items covered are: resumes, headshots, poise, projection, memorization, prepping music and other key items to help you present your best foot forward.

Sunday

Ages 12-18        10313064-01      Jan 16      1:30-3:30p      $25/$25

Wednesday 

Ages 8-12       10313064-02      May 11      5:30-7:00p      $25/$25

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Cultural Classes 

Dance

Twinkle Toes Dance Ages 3-4

Your little one learns coordination, listening skills, balance, music interpretation, creative movement and motor development in this introduction to dance. Please come dressed in comfortable clothing and dance or ballet shoes.

Wednesday

10315002-01      Jan 15-Feb 9      4:45-5:30p      $36/$43

10315002-03      Feb 23-Apr 6      4:45-5:30p      $36/$43

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Little Tappers   Ages 5-7               

This beginning tap class introduces some basic steps, simple combos and fun games! Wear comfortable clothing. Tap shoes required.  Bring a water bottle.  .

Wednesday    10315007-01      Feb 23-Apr 6      5:45-6:45p      $42/$50    No class 3/23

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Belly Dance with Phoenix   Ages 16+

Have fun learning the art of belly dance while gaining flexibility and muscle control. Phoenix is a nationally-known instructor who will work with you on your posture, technique, and developing your own style.  Great for both new and continuing dancers!

Multi-Level Basics  Wednesday

Winter Combo    10315005-01      Jan 15-Feb 23      7:30-8:30p      $76/$91

Spring Combo    10315005-08      Mar 9-May 4      7:30-8:30p      $76/$91

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NEW! Line Dancing with Kathy Hamilton    Ages 18+

What is line dancing? Line dancing involves people dancing in lines to music. The dances are choreographed with a repeating series of steps.  No partners needed!  It’s a fun way of getting exercise, enjoying good music, while learning to dance. We’ll start with basic steps and progress at a slow pace toward more advanced techniques. 

Thursday

10315006-01      Jan 6-27      2:00-3:00p      $27/$34

10315006-02      Feb 3-24      2:00-3:00p      $27/$34

10315006-03      Mar 3-31      2:00-3:00p      $27/$34

10315006-04      Apr 7-28       2:00-3:00p      $27/$34

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Tap Dance  Ages 16+

Join us for beginning level tap focusing on building steps and combinations. Experienced tappers can brush up and expand skills.  Bring along tap shoes and a water bottle.  

Monday

10315004-10      Jan 10-Mar 7      7:15-8:15p      $56/$67    No class 1/24

10315004-11      Mar 28-May 23      7:15-8:15p      $56/$67

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Art Classes

Classes taught by Kristee Graham Studios

Fiber Arts

Macrame Monday  Ages 18+

We will begin by learning the basic macrame knots and explore creating large and small projects of our own design. From jewelry to plant hangers and wall hangings. 

Monday

10316001-01      Jan 10-Feb 21      2:00-4:00p      $84/$100    No class 1/17

10316001-02      Feb 28-Apr 11      7:00-8:30p      $60/$72

10316001-03      Apr 18-May 23      7:00-8:30p      $60/$72

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Creative Crochet   Ages 18+

Learn crochet basics, from rows to granny squares and beyond.

Thursday    10316001-04      Jan 6-Feb 10      2:00-4:00p      $84/$100

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Custom Creations  Ages 18+

We will design and create our own custom designed fiber art using mixed media.  Previous fiber arts class/experience helpful, but not necessary.

Thursday      10316001-09      Apr 14-May 19      2:00-4:00p      $84/$100

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Thursday Threads – Plushies & Stuffies  Ages 7-14

We will design and hand-stitch our very own stuffed plushie/felt toys.

Thursday

10316001-05      Jan 6-Feb 10      4:30-6:30p       $84/$100

10316001-06      Feb 24-Apr 7      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100

10316001-07      Apr 14-May 19      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100

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Jewelry Making

Using fiber, fabric, wire, beads and anything we find useful we will design and create our own beautiful and unique jewelry!

Jewelry Art for Kids  Ages 7-14

Monday    10316002-01      Jan 10-Feb 21      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100

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Jewelry Art for Teens  Ages 11-16

Friday    10316002-02      Apr 8-May 13      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100

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Wire Wrapping  Ages 16+

Thursday    10316002-03      Jan 6-Feb 10      7:00-8:30p      $60/$72    Tree of Life

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Wrapping Stones  Ages 16+

Thursday   10316002-04      Feb 24-Apr 7      7:00-8:30p      $60/$72

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Custom Creations  Ages 16+

Thursday    10316002-05      Apr 14-May 19      7:00-8:30p      $60/$72

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Acrylic Painting  

Ages 18+. Learn useful techniques and styles of acrylic painting on canvas to create your own masterpieces. 

Landscapes and Nature   

Tuesday    10316004-01      Jan 4-Feb 8      2:00-4:00p      $100/$120

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Exploring Personal Style

Tuesday    10316004-02      Apr 5-May 10      2:00-4:00p      $100/$120

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Fantasy Art

Design, paint, sculpt your own fantasy creatures to life!

Mythical Lands  Ages 7-14   

Tuesday    10316005-01      Jan 4-Feb 8      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100

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Painting and Drawing  Ages 12-17

Friday    10316005-02      Feb 18-Apr 1      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100

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Open Art Forum

Teen Tuesdays Art Forum

Ages 12-17

These classes allow talented young artists an opportunity to focus in on and hone their skills in their preferred medium and style.  Paint brushes and drawing supplies available or participants can bring their specific projects with instructor approval.

Tuesday

10316006-01      Jan 4-Feb 8      7:00-8:30p      $72/$72

10316006-02      Feb 22-Apr 5      7:00-8:30p      $72/$72

10316006-03      Apr 12-May 17      7:00-8:30p      $72/$72

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Kids Art Club

Ages 7-12

A fun open space for young experienced artists to focus in and hone their skills in their preferred medium and style.  Paints, brushes and drawing supplies available – or participants can bring their specific projects with instructor approval.

Monday    10316006-04      Feb 28-Apr 11      4:30-6:30p      $72/$72

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Sculpture  

Ages 7-14

Participants will explore several sculpting mediums and use them to craft amazing and detailed miniatures.

Sculpting in Miniature for Kids  

Friday    10316007-01      Jan 7-Feb 11      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100

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Sculpting for Kids

Monday    10316007-02      Apr 18-May 23      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100

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Crafting for Kids  

Ages 7-14

Have fun creating many mixed media art pieces with a fun theme.

Winter Wonders  

Tuesday    10316008-01      Feb 22-Apr 5      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100    No class 3/22

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Spring Into Art

Tuesday    10316008-02      Apr 12-May 17      4:30-6:30p      $84/$100

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