Theater Opportunity for Youth in Central New York

Theater Opportunity for Youth in Central New York

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Raise the curtain on summer fun with the new Summer Youth Theatre Experience  offered by Syracuse Stage  in cooperation with Near Westside Initiative. Children ages 11-14 are invited to create and perform under the guidance of professional teaching artists from Syracuse Stage.  Participants will be able to choose from different programs in two locations: at the newly opened SALTspace performing arts center and at Syracuse Stage.

Program One: Near Westside Experience- From Page to Stage

During each week-long experience, participants will develop a story from an idea to performance as they create and perform their original work.  Sessions include acting, improvisation, voice and creative writing.

Location:     SALTspace, 102 Wyoming St., Syracuse, New York 

Dates:           Week 1 - July 15-19, Acting Out Loud

Week 2 - July 22-26, Creating Characters

Individuals are welcome to participate in one or both weeks.

Time:           10 am – 3 pm daily

Tuition:        Register by May 1 for the early-bird rate of $225 per week. After May 1, the rate increases to $250.

                      To Apply: Register online now at http://www.syracusestage.org/summerprograms.php. Space limited. Scholarships available

Program Two: Syracuse Stage Experience - A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Participants will develop their acting skills with movement, voice and character development as they prepare for a presentation of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Location:       Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, New York

Dates:             July 29 - August 9 (Monday through Friday)        

Time:             10 am – 3 pm daily

Tuition:  Register by May 1 for the early-bird rate of $500. After May 1, the rate increases to $550. Before and after care is available.

Special Price for all 4 weeks: Register by May 1 for the early-bird rate of $800 ($250 savings—One week free!) 

To Apply: Register online now at http://www.syracusestage.org/summerprograms.php. Space limited. Scholarships available

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