Theatre Three Dramatic Academy - Acting Classses for Children ages 6 through 17
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Theatre  Three  Dramatic  Academy  Fall  2022

   

Theatre Three strives to offer the best educational acting experience. Our experienced teachers help participants explore their creativity, expand their skills, and experience live theatre in new ways, all while having fun. We believe any student should have a chance to be onstage. We create a safe space for all students to try new things. Part of our mission is to give our students the most interesting, innovative, and exciting experience possible. Students will receive two tickets to attend any Mainstage or Children's Theatre production during the 2022-23 season. They will be given an opportunity to discuss the production with their instructors and classmates.

Workshops are limited to 20 students and meet once a week for for a total of 10 classes.
Classes begin September 14, 2022.

SPACES ARE VERY LIMITED. REGISTER NOW!!!

Sorry, no refunds unless classes are cancelled.
Register online, by mail, at the Box Office, or charge by phone!

Questions? Call Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(631) 928 - 9202

 

Creative Dramatics, ages 6-8

CREATIVE DRAMATICS
Ages 6 - 8
Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:30 pm
$150

An introduction to the stage. Basic stagecraft and theatre games with an emphasis on developing acting skills through focus and self-control. Final Class: Original Showcase Performance based on class work.

Class Dates: 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30
(Showcase on 11/30 at 5:00 p.m.)

Instructor: Michael Loccisano, Jr.
Teaching Assistant: Michaela Reis

Pre-Teen Workshop I, ages 8-11

PRE-TEEN WORKSHOP
Ages 8 - 11
SESSION ONE:
Tuesdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
$175

Introduction to acting. Improvisation, theatre games, beginning scene and monologue work. Final Class: Original Showcase Performance based on classwork.

Class Dates: 9/13, 9/20, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22
(Showcase on 11/22 at 5:30 p.m.)

Instructor: Michael Loccisano, Jr.
Teaching Assistant: Michaela Reis


Pre-Teen Workshop II, ages 8-11

PRE-TEEN WORKSHOP
Ages 8 - 11
SESSION Two:
Fridays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
$175

Introduction to acting. Improvisation, theatre games, beginning scene and monologue work. Final Class: Original Showcase Performance based on class work.

Class Dates: 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18
(Showcase on 11/18 at 5:30 p.m.)

Instructor: Michael Loccisano, Jr.
Teaching Assistant: Michaela Reis

Teen Workshop, ages 12-17

TEEN WORKSHOP
Ages 12-17
Mondays 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.
$200

For all levels of experience. Basic scene and monologue work, stage technique, beginning and advanced improvisation.
Final Class: Original Showcase Performance based on class work.

Class dates: 9/12, 9/19, 10/3, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5
(Showcase on 12/5 at 5:30 p.m.)

Instructor: Suzie Dunn



Faculty

SUZIE DUNN (Dean of Dramatic Academy/Instructor Teen Workshop) Teaching career began at THEATRE THREE at age eighteen teaching classes for ages 6 through 17. BFA in Theatre; MA in Elementary Education. Seven years a teacher of dance and drama at Oakland Garden Elementary School, New York City; Arts Liaison between schools and The New York City Blueprint for The Arts, working with teaching artists from across the world. Assisted in writing the Arts Standards for New York State. Proud co-founder of The Cue Theatre, an educational lab theatre that works with hundreds of students throughout the capitol region. She is the author of a curriculum for Arts-in- Education "Cue the Classroom" launched in 2014. She appeared on Central Park's Delacorte stage in The Public Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT (summer 2016 and 2018), AS YOU LIKE IT (summer 2017), and Disney's HERCULES (summer 2019). She has also been seen on THEATRE THREE's stage in A CHRISTMAS CAROL for over 200 performances.

MICHAEL LOCCISANO JR. (Instructor, Creative Dramatics, Pre-Teen I and II) Performance credits: Davey in Syracuse University's production of Newsies, Enjolras in CM Performing Arts Center's Les Misérables, Hulu's original movie Crush. First Year Players, OttoTunes, many others. Extensive film work (writer, director, producer, casting director, acting coach, and/or editor): Bucket Head, Lucy, The Way Things Were, The Hat Man, The Morning After, Lucidity, Krisalis, The Golden Calf, 111. Sundance Ignite Program. 2021 Syracuse International Film Festival. BFA in Film and Minor in Theatre, Syracuse University.

MICHAELA REIS (Teaching Assistant, Creative Dramatics, Pre-Teen I and II) made her THEATRE THREE Mainstage debut in The Wizard of Oz. Recent THEATRE THREE credits include A Christmas Carol (Martha Cratchit, The Child on Christmas Morning), Joseph...(Children's Chorus), The Addams Family young@part (Grandma), Shrek, Jr.(Dragon), and Frozen, Jr. (Elsa).

JEFFREY SANZEL (Executive Artistic Director) BFA in Acting & Directing from Conservatory at SUNY Purchase. With THEATRE THREE since 1989. Appointed Artistic Director July 1993. Director of over two hundred productions including the 2015 Musical Theatre Factory II's production of GODSPELL, JR.