Atlantic Coast Theatre (A.C.T.) Youth

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  • Hay Street

Service Description

Orlando, FL based Atlantic Coast Theatre (A.C.T.) For Youth brings quality professional touring theatre to Performing Arts Centers, Schools, Libraries, Museums & Festivals. Since its inception in 1999, Actor/Educators Don Gruel and Noel Holland have given more than 3000 performances for over 650,000 audience members in 19 U.S. States. Each school year, A.C.T. For Youth produces multiple touring productions that are both entertaining and educational. Residency: Stage Sports / Story to the Stage / Musical Theatre / Custom Designed (4-8) Our residency weeks begin with a Monday morning A.C.T. For Youth performance, giving the students a starting point from which to build their skills. Residencies then proceed with daily contact with individual classes (Monday-Thursday) culminating in a Friday showcase for all the residency participants and their families. STAGE SPORTS - Improvisational theatre taught as a team sport. Students learn acting techniques and problem solving skills in this fun and exciting residency. At the end of the residency, student actors participate in the STAGE SPORTS OLYMPICS. STORY TO THE STAGE - Students begin the week by writing a short play as a class, then learn acting skills to use as they rehearse and perform a staged reading of their work at the end of the week. MUSICAL THEATRE - Students learn the techniques of performing in Musicals as they rehearse song and dance numbers for an end of Residency showcase. Grade Levels 4-8 Maximums 30 Students, 1 hour, 4/day Technical Requirements Ideally, a dedicated space (stage or classroom) is provided for our Actor/Educators. Each class will come to the space for their residency work. A stage or multi-purpose room is needed for the Friday Showcase. Total Fee 5 day residency - $4,400 *Cost includes 1 performance and up to 4 one-hour classes per day School Portion 5 day residency - $1,467 *Cost includes 1 performance and up to 4 one-hour classes per day References Rebecca Williams, Ashe County Arts Council , 386-846-2787, Gaylen Phillips, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs , 850-245-6482, gaylen.phillips@DOS.MyFlorida Website

Contact Details

  • 301 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC, USA