Starlight’s Fall Schedule

Actor’s ToolBox – Grades 2-3: Once the student actor has some experience on stage, they need to fill their tool box with skills such as: how to develop a character, how does that character walks, talks, thinks and feels. During classes students will use these tools to create and then perform in their original adaption of  “The Little Engine That Could.” Saturdays- 9:00-9:50 AM   Beginning Sept 7- till show Nov. 9 Directed by Cyn Strycharz

Lights Up Grades – Grades 4-5: With a focus on the performance they will learn about timing, pace and finding moments within the play as they use these new skills to create their original adaption of  “Polar Express.” Saturdays-10:00-11:00 AM Beginning Sept. 7- till show Nov. 9 Directed by Cyn Strycharz

Play Production– Grades 6-8: This class will focus on character development and the decisions the actor makes to bring their character to life.  The cast will be involved in multiple areas of the production such as costumes, props and set design and painting.  They will be presenting “The Orphan Train.” Saturdays 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Beginning Sept. 7- till show Dec. 7 Directed by Cyn Strycharz

Fifth Beat – Grades 9-12: The Fifth Beat is an opportunity for the student actor to internalize their character work and now breathe new life and energy into their character as they bring it alive on stage. This is an advanced Acting Class that will be performing “Almost Maine.” Saturdays  12:00-1:15 PM Beginning Sept. 7 till show Dec. 7  Directed by Cyn Strycharz

MONDAY CLASS – Act One – Grades 3-6: Students will explore improvisation, stage movement and the physicality of their characters.  Using skits and self created scenes; this class will focus on identifying and strengthening their acting skills.  They will present their adaption of “James and the Giant Peach” 4:00-5:00 PM Sept 9- till Show on Nov 9, Directed by Cyn Strycharz