NEWTON… Tri-State Actors Theater is now accepting registrations for its Fall 2016 Acting Classes for Children and Teens, and Advanced Acting Workshops for Adults. Adult classes meet Mondays, beginning September 19 at High Point Regional HS, Wantage. Teen and Children’s Classes meet at The SpringBoard Shoppes, 145 Spring St., Newton. Teen classes meet Mondays, beginning September 19, and Children’s classes meet Saturdays, beginning September 24.
THE ADVANCED ACTING WORKSHOP is for adults, 18 and over, with or without acting experience. Workshops, taught by actor and teacher, Tara Bowles, will be held from 7 pm to 9 pm on Mondays, beginning September 19 and end on Monday, November 21, at High Point Reg. HS. The class registration fee (10 sessions) is $260.00. Ms. Bowles has worked as an actress, director and a teacher of acting. She studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting and taught for Miss Adler in NYC and Los Angeles. She also taught at the National Shakespeare Conservatory, and the L’Ecole Cantonale D’Art, a school for film makers in Lausanne, Switzerland.
TEEN CLASSES are for students ages 13-17 and will be taught by Artistic Director/Actor/Teacher Paul Meacham. Students will learn basic skills of acting, work on monologues and 2-character scenes, with individual instruction for every student. Paul Meacham founded TRI-STATE ACTORS THEATER, a non-profit professional theater company, in 1988. He has directed many of its productions. Fall Acting Classes meet on Mondays, from 6 pm until 8 pm, September 19 through Monday, November 21. Classes meet at the Springboard Shoppes, 145 Spring St., Newton. The class registration fee (10 sessions) is $230.00.
CHILDREN'S CLASSES, for ages 6-12, will be under the instruction of Patricia Meacham. A long-time educator and theater professional, Ms. Meacham has worked with children in theater and education for over twenty years and has guided youngsters in many acting and puppetry workshops in Sussex County. She has served as TAT’s Managing Director since 1988. The classes will focus on creative dramatics and games. Fall classes will be held on Saturdays, from 10:00 am until noon, September 24 through Saturday, October 29. The class registration fee (6 sessions) is $200.00.
Acting lessons are a wonderful way to build self-confidence, to create and to be creative both mentally and physically. Advance registration is preferred. Each class requires a minimum number of students. Payment may be made in advance or at the first class meeting. For more information, please contact Tri-State at 973 383-0510 or on the web at www.tristateactorstheater.org.
Funding has been made available in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through the State/County Partnership Block Grant Program, as administered by the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council.