Teen Theater Intensive
Concentrations in Musical Theater or Advanced Acting
Walnut Hill and The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN) are pleased to offer a six-week theater intensive workshop series for teens.
Join Walnut Hill faculty for a six-week, master class style workshop with a choice of two unique concentrations, each focused on building onstage skills and teaching tips for success in the audition process. Students can choose to concentrate in musical theater or acting, depending on their primary interest. During the morning portion of each day, students from both concentrations will join for intensive movement classes before splitting off by concentration for focused afternoon sessions in either musical theater or stage acting.
The program is held on Walnut Hill’s campus and is taught by Walnut Hill faculty and led by theater faculty member Kirsten McKinney, an award-winning choreographer who has worked on over 200 shows, and has over 20 years teaching experience in the area’s most prestigious high schools and colleges.
The Fall 2014 session is currently underway, but please save the dates for our Spring 2015 session, which will take place from 10:00am-2:00pm, Saturdays, March 28 – May 2. No auditions are required and the $495 tuition fee includes daily lunch during the six-week program. Parents are invited to the last class and a celebratory post-class reception.
New: Private Vocal Instruction Add-On:
Students can receive private vocal instruction in technical exercises, musical theater repertoire, and audition preparation. Sessions available for one-time instruction and multiple sessions and are scheduled in conjunction with the instructor. Please note that not all voice lessons will take place on Saturdays. All lessons will be taught by Gina M. Fiore, who teaches at both Walnut Hill and The Boston Conservatory.
Beginners (30 minutes): $60 per session
Intermediate/Advanced (60 minutes): $120 per session
See what past participants and their parents have said:
“Thanks again—my daughter had a blast. She really enjoyed the opportunity to practice both monologues and singing with a pro, and she enjoyed the improv games too. I can even tell the difference when she sings at home.” -Parent, Spring 2013
“It’s nice to be taken seriously. And I gained confidence in myself.” -Student, Fall 2012 Fall
“Nice to see a theater program done right.” -Parent, Spring 2013
Registration for Fall 2014 is Now Closed.
Please check back in January 2015 when we’ll be opening registration for the Spring 2015 session. If you have any questions, please contact Jason Hersom at 508.650.5020.