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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Two River Theater: registration now open for the theater’s new Summer Theater Intensives




Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces that registration is now open for the theater’s new Summer Theater Intensives, open to young people entering grades 7-9 and 10-12. For the first time, the program (formerly Summer Theater Camp) will feature a performance component, with an original show taking place on the stage of the Rechnitz Theater every Friday night.


The Summer Theater Intensives will feature an Onstage Track for actors, singers and dancers, and a Backstage Track for designers, stage crew and technicians. Students are encouraged to sign up for multiple weeks and try both tracks to gain different sets of skills.

The dates for the Summer Intensives are July 9-13, July 16-20, and July 23-27. Classes will run Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm, with shows at 7pm each Friday evening. Participants can sign up for one, two or three weeks; prices are $475 for one week, $855 for 2 weeks (10% discount), and $1211.25 for 3 weeks (15% discount).

Two River Theater believes that art is for everyone, so significant financial assistance and payment plans are offered every year. If families are unable to afford the full tuition amount, they are highly encouraged to apply for a need-based scholarship.

The Onstage Track will be led by Devin Fletcher, musical director Eliot Roth and guest teaching artists. Students will spend the week working on a collage of songs, scenes, dances, original material, movement pieces and poetry that will be performed on the Rechnitz stage every Friday night; a different show will be performed each week.

The Backstage Track will be led by Lea Anello, assistant director Shane O’Neill and guest teaching artists. Students will paint flats, create costume pieces, learn about lighting and sound, and make props—all of which will be used to build the world of the Friday performance.

For more information and registration forms, visit bit.ly/SummerIntensivesTRT or contact Amanda Espinoza, Education Assistant, at 732.936.8804 or SummerCamp@trtc.org. 


Sponsorship



Two River Theater's Education programs are supported in part by The Community Foundation of New Jersey, Investors Foundation, The Jorgensen Foundation, New Jersey Natural Gas, OceanFirst, The Mary Owen Borden Foundation, The Stone Foundation of New Jersey, and are made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.



Two River Theater is supported in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Monmouth University, The Shubert Foundation, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Riverview Medical Center, The Stone Foundation of New Jersey, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation,  The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Springpoint Senior Living Foundation at The Atrium at Navesink Harbor, Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Jorgensen Foundation, US Trust, Wells Fargo, William T. Morris Foundation, Kessler Foundation,  Investors Foundation, The John Ben Snow Foundation, VNA Health Group, Brookdale Community College, and many other generous foundations, corporations and individuals.






Since its founding in 1994, Two River Theater has been committed to creating great American theater by developing and producing work by some of the country’s leading artists. We are proud to be viewed as a vital cultural resource in the community of Red Bank, New Jersey. Through 8+ theatrical productions each year (including world premieres, musicals, classics and theater for young audiences) and 40+ annual events happening around Monmouth County, we produce exceptional theater and cultivate engaged audiences. Two River Theater is under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst. For more information, visit tworivertheater.org or call 732.345.1400.  





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