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Brooklyn Children's Theatre Winter 2011 Acting Classes and Scholarships

Brooklyn Children’s Theatre (BCT), a children’s musical theatre program that presents new and original works written by local writers, is accepting enrollment for their Winter 2011 acting classes which run Jan 3-Feb 17, 2011. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available.

Brooklyn, NY, November 04, 2010 --( Brooklyn Children’s Theatre (BCT), a children’s musical theatre program that presents new and original works written by local writers, is accepting enrollment for their Winter 2011 acting classes. The BCT Winter Class schedule runs January 3rd - February 17, 2011. All classes will be held at St. Saviour's Church in Park Slope, Brooklyn (8th Ave. & 6th St.).

In addition to gaining confidence and a sense of community, student actors enrolled at BCT will learn to make dramatic choices, interpret text, show emotions, gain focus - all while learning to sing, dance, act and understand what it means to take a risk on stage.

A limited number of need-based scholarships are still available. To learn more or apply for a BCT Scholarship contact Amy Graves at (646) 675-0325.

Class Schedule:
Registration Form:

***Musical Theatre Workshop A, Mondays, 4-5pm
1st-2nd grades
Showtunes and Theatre Games
January 3- February 14
$150 for 6 weeks

***Improv and Audition Technique: Mondays, 5-7pm
4th-8th grades
A mix of one on one coachings and group improvisation
January 3-February 14
$250 for 6 weeks

***Musical Theatre Workshop B: Thursdays, 4-5:30pm
3rd-5th grades
Showtunes and Theatre Games
January 6 -February 17
$225 for 7 weeks

***Teen Players Broadway Musical: Auditions January 6, 6-8 pm
Once on this Island Jr.
6th-10th grades
Rehearses Thursdays 6-8. Performances in June
Tuition costs : $750 for 6 months of rehearsals and performance

Additional Registration Information
Payment Plan - A non-refundable $100 deposit is required to reserve your child's spot. The balance is due on the first day of class. BCT Teen Players tuition can be paid on a monthly basis and will only be required when your child has accepted a role in the show.

About Brooklyn Children’s Theatre:
Founded in 2003 by Amy White Graves and Nicole Kempskie, Brooklyn Children's Theatre is a musical theatre program dedicated to fostering creativity, self-expression, and teamwork through the art of performance. In addition, BCT is committed to supporting the Brooklyn community by presenting new and original works written by local writers. BCT was chosen as a top pick in the 2009 “Park Slope 100.” The BCT Scholarship Fund is a sponsored project of "Fractured Atlas," a non-profit umbrella organization. To learn more about upcoming auditions, performances, internships, scholarships and more visit

About Amy White Graves: Co-Founder, Director
Amy is a music theatre educator and director, a voice and piano teacher, a Pilates instructor, and has performed across the country, in Boston and Off-Broadway in the hit I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change. Amy has served in some capacity (as a Music Director, Director/Choreographer, Production Manager, Publicity and Marketing Manager, Jingle-Writer, set and props designer, or all of the above) on every BCT production. She is also the Costume Designer for all of BCT's shows. She has been teaching music and theatre to children for 12 years. She holds a B.F.A. in Music Theatre from NYU Tisch-CAP 21 and is a member of Actors Equity Association and Screen Actors Guild.

Chris Heller - Artistic Director - is a veteran of the New York City public school system where she taught high school Drama, Dance, and Spanish for nine years at the Brooklyn School for Global Studies and the School for the Physical City. During that time she developed self-sustaining performing arts programs, directed 15 shows with middle school and high school students and collaborated with teaching artists and outside arts organizations to bring artists into the classroom. Chris is also the co-artistic director and founder of (re)ACTion Youth Theatre, a youth theatre program for teens ages 14-20. She also works as a freelance teaching artist at various New York City schools including residencies with Brooklyn Arts Exchange, CREATE! and Arts Connection. Chris is also on the faculty at Dance New Amsterdam where she teaches the Simonson Jazz Technique.She has a M.A. in Educational Theatre from New York University.

Contact Information
Brooklyn Children's Theatre
Amy White Graves
(718) 369-6388

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