Concord Youth Theatre (CYT) announces expanded online and in-person fall programming for children of all ages and skill levels, with instructors with deep talent and industry experience as well as newly implemented health and safety guidelines to meet Covid-19 precautions.
“While we were forced to pause our spring and summer programming due to the pandemic, we’ve implemented new health and safety protocols and are excited to introduce expanded programming to allow more students of all ages to collaborate and participate in a variety of creative experiences,” says Lisa Evans, CYT Artistic Director. “We have thoughtfully planned our course offerings to reach a broad range of ages and skill levels. We are thrilled to expand our classes and provide access to some of the best instructors and talent in the industry.”
All CYT instructors and directors have degrees in theater, performing arts, or educational theater and extensive experience in productions. Most are engaged in theater education in public or private schools as well as at the college level. Among the new classes being offered for pre-schoolers through Grade 12 are (a complete listing, scheduled link to on-line registration can be found at concordyouththeatre.org):
INTRO TO STAGE MAKEUP
This three-week workshop will provide a comprehensive introduction to designing makeup for the stage. Students will learn everything from tools and hygiene to basic face charts, culminating in designing makeup for exciting characters!
STAGE MAKEUP 1
Over the course of six weeks students will explore their own unique design style as they gain confidence and experience using the necessary tools and products. Students will be introduced to more challenging techniques like clown makeup, wounds, and aging! They will walk away having created face charts for 5 unique characters.
INTRO TO STAGE MANAGEMENT
Stage managers are the unsung heroes of theater productions. In this crash