School Break Workshops

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    Improv Intensive

    Monday, September 30 & Tuesday, October 1

     Think fast! 
    Students will learn acting through improvisation, playing games, and creating scenes from scratch working with Story Pirate and professional improvisor Eric Austin.
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    • When:
      Monday, September 30 & Tuesday, October 1, 9 AM-3 PM
    • Where:
      BCT Studios
      540 President St. Suite 1D (between 3rd and 4th Aves)
      Brooklyn, NY 11215
    • Age:
      5th grade and up
    • Fee:
      $200

      (If you want to sign up for just one of the days, please email Chris Heller to set that up. chris@brooklynchildrenstheatre.net)

    Play in a Day: Session 1

    Wednesday, October 9

    Participants will work with BCT Teaching Artist Aimee Rose Ranger to create an original show in one day! The actors will learn how to develop a story into a performance through improvisation and ensemble work. Playfulness, imagination, and teamwork are essential!

    The show will be video-taped at the end of the day for sharing with friends and family.
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    • When:
      Wednesday, October 9, 9 AM-3 PM
    • Where:
      BCT Studios
      540 President St. Suite 1D (between 3rd and 4th Aves)
      Brooklyn, NY 11215
    • Age:
      2nd grade-5th grade
    • Fee:
      $100

    Write Your Own Song

    Monday, October 14

    Have you always wanted to learn to write a song?  Do you have the music within you?

    Work with professional composer and BCT teaching artist Lawrence Rush to learn about song structure, how to write a memorable melody, style and lyrics.

    By the end of the day, each student will write a song which the class will sing.
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    • When:
      Monday, October 14, 9 AM-3 PM
    • Where:
      BCT Studios
      540 President St. Suite 1D (between 3rd and 4th Aves)
      Brooklyn, NY 11215
    • Age:
      3rd grade and up
    • Fee:
      $100

    Play in a Day: Session 2

    Tuesday, November 5

    Participants will work with BCT Teaching Artist Aimee Rose Ranger to create an original show in one day! The actors will learn how to develop a story into a performance through improvisation and ensemble work. Playfulness, imagination, and teamwork are essential!

    The show will be video-taped at the end of the day for sharing with friends and family.
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    • When:
      Tuesday, November 5, 9 AM-3 PM
    • Where:
      BCT Studios
      540 President St. Suite 1D (between 3rd and 4th Aves)
      Brooklyn, NY 11215
    • Age:
      2nd grade-5th grade
    • Fee:
      $100

    Setting the Stage: Set and Prop Design 101

    Monday, November 11

    Get your inner artist on!

    We’ll spend the day painting backdrops and creating prop and set pieces for upcoming BCT shows.  A chance to express yourself creatively and learn about set and prop design.

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    • When:
      Monday, November 11, 9 AM-3 PM
    • Where:
      BCT Studios
      540 President St. Suite 1D (between 3rd and 4th Aves)
      Brooklyn, NY 11215
    • Age:
      3rd grade and up
    • Fee:
      $100