• YAW Instructor Heidi Dallin encourages a student. Photo credit: Gary Ng.

Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshops is a professional training program designed to provide young people with an outlet to nurture their creative potential through developing self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills to use in their daily life as well as introducing them to the skills necessary for professional theater.

The workshops include an introduction to theater basics such as acting techniques, theater games, improvisation, movement, vocal and physical expression,non-verbal communication, character preparation, scene study, storytelling, writing, public speaking and confidence building training. YAW also includes explorations of stagecraft, technical theater, costume design and theater related disciplines including music, magic, puppetry, art, sign language, and film and television production taught by guest artists in collaboration with YAW teacher and director Heidi Dallin. The YAW Summer Session is 2 hours of instruction per week and the YAW Fall and Winter Sessions expand to 4 hours of instruction per week.

Taught by Heidi Dallin2016 YAW

Summer Session 2017
Friday, July 7 – Friday, August 11 (6 week session)

: Ages 5 – 9
Fridays from 9am – 11am

PRE-TEEN: Ages 10 – 12
Fridays from 11:30am – 1:30 pm

TEEN: Ages 13 – 18
Fridays from 2pm – 4pm

Each class meets for two hours a week for 6 weeks. Heidi Dallin will lead instruction with assistance from guest teachers.

Summer 2017 Tuition
$185* per student
*Reduced tuition for all students is due to generous support from John and Mollie Byrnes

Summer Session 2017 Special Guest Instructors to Include:2016 YAW 2
Jeff Zinn: Advanced Acting
Jeff is Gloucester Stage’s Managing Director and a published author.

Heidi Dallin at 978-283-6688 or 978-281-4099 for more information.


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