• 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.

Registration is now open! You can sign up for Winter classes today by clicking the link below. You can also contact Heidi Dallin at hjdallin@hotmail.com or by phone at 978.283.6688 or 978.281.4099x103

Now you can pay your student’s tuition for the Workshops online! If you have any questions about scholarships, contact Heidi Dallin at hjdallin@hotmail.com. Checks are still accepted in-person at the first class.