INTRODUCTION TO ACTING
AGES 6-18
Learn the fundamentals of acting through exercises in:
Improvisation / Sense Memory / Character Development
Pantomime / Audition Skills
and more!  

Parents are invited to the final day for an in-class share performance.

10 Week Session - $200.00
Mondays
Ages 6-8: 4:15-5:30pm
Ages 9-13: 5:45-7:00pm
Ages 14-18:  7:15-8:30pm
October 2 - December 11, 2017 (No classes on October 9, 2017)
Limit 20 Students
STUDIO B
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INTERMEDIATE - ADVANCED TRAINING
Ages  13-18
Designed specifically for students with a serious interest in the skills and disciplines of theatre,
this class will dive deep into the more advanced theatre games and exercises that develop the senses, coordination
and spontaneity.

All of the essential elements of acting and character development will be explored.
Acting Technique / Vocal Technique / Character Development
Scene Study / Monologue Study / Audition Preparation
Sense (and sense memory) development / Improvisation

This is a great class for students who have taken our Introduction class (or the equivalent)
and/or are currently taking an intensive class.  

Parents are invited to the final day for an in-class share performance.

10 Week Session - $225.00
Mondays 7-8:30pm
October 2 - December 11, 2017 (No classes on October 9, 2017)
Limit 20 Students
STUDIO A
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MUSIC THEATRE
Ages 6-13
Students practice the fundamentals of theatre while rehearsing for a one act musical.  Class includes instruction in the three
areas of music theatre: acting, dance/movement and voice.

    Audition skills, character development and movement, improvisation, script study & memorization skills.
    The study of various styles of dance for the stage while learning how to follow choreography.
    Students are coached on projection, diction, developing and sustaining healthy
    vocal technique and understanding sheet music.  

    Opportunity for singing as a soloist as well as with an ensemble.  Find your
      vocal range and practice singing songs with multiple parts, harmony, and difficult rhythms.

Class includes rehearsal for a one act musical to be performed for family & friends!

10 Week Session - $300.00
Thursdays
Ages 6-8
4-5:50pm
September 28 - December 14, 2017 (No classes on November 23, 2017)
Performance:  Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 6:00pm (Actor Call:  4:00pm)
Ages 9-13
6-7:50pm
September 28-December 15, 2017 (No classes on November 23, 2017)
Performance:  Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 7:00pm (Actor Call:  5:00pm)
STUDIO B
Limit 25 Students
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CFT's 2018 ELITE PERFORMANCE TROUPE
Ages 9-18
Troupe members will prepare medleys from popular Broadway musicals and then have the opportunity
to represent CFT as our 2018 Elite Performance Troupe performing at nursing homes, schools,
hospitals and community events. Students will learn choreography to songs, as well as lyric interpretation, complex
harmonies, dance, facial and body expression, and many other performance skills.
Troupe members will rehearse in the fall 2017 and perform throughout the community in the spring 2018.
*Commitment continues beyond debut performance date on a gig by gig basis.  Some pick up rehearsals
may be required.
One Year Membership - $325.00
*OWTS students 25% discount!  
(Discounted registrations by mail only.)
Saturdays 1-3:00pm
October 14 - December 16, 2017 (No classes on November 25, 2017)
Debut Performance:  Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 1:00pm (Student Call:  12:00pm)
Limit 24 Students
STUDIO B
Entrance is by audition only.  (*OWTS Students need not audition)
Preparation 24 bars of song.
Call (860)206-4472 or email
connecticutfamilytheatre@yahoo.com to schedule.
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ON WITH THE SHOW
MUSIC THEATRE INTENSIVE
Ages 8-15
Our production class is an intensive performance training program for our more advanced students.
From audition, through the rehearsal process, to the final curtain call, students are given the opportunity to work with
professional directors, designers and technicians while developing their performance and technical skills.
FALL/WINTER PRODUCTION:  BROADWAY'S PETER PAN JR.
Our On With The Show students perform in our spring and fall Mainstage Productions.
Take a peek at our
photos from previous shows!
Entrance into the class is by audition only.
Full On With The Show Experience:  $450.00
Limit 40 Students
Rehearsals:  Wednesdays 6-8:00pm & Saturdays 3:30-7:30pm (Some Sundays are included in
full rehearsal schedule).
Auditions, by appointment.  Call (860)206-4472 or email connecticutfamilytheatre@yahoo.com to schedule.
Must be able to attend call backs on Saturday, October 14  3:30-7:30pm (students stay for duration).
Now with two weekends of performances:  January 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 & 21,  2018
Call (860)206-4472 or email connecticutfamilytheatre@yahoo.com for information or to schedule.

FALL MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION, AUDITION & REHEARSAL SCHEDULE - TBA
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NEW!!! TEEN STUDIO NIGHT
Ages 13-18
CFT opens the studios and for a teen-run performance project.  With guidance and mentorship from CFT's staff and technical
assistance, CFT's teens will have the opportunity to meet once a week to work together on their own performance projects.
Whether you are a budding playwright, director, actor, songwriter, dancer, vocalist or musician, this program is for you.
Students will have access to costumes/props/scenery elements/performance & music materials, etc.
A great way to hone performance skills while learning to collaborate and work as a group.
The possibilities and opportunities for our creative teens will be endless.
Session will end with a performance for family and friends in our studio.  Teens choose the repertoire.

10 Weeks - $300.00
Tuesdays 6-8:30pm
September 26-December 8, 2017 (No session on October 3, 2017)
Performance Date:  Friday, December 8, 2017 @ 7:30pm
*Attendance to ALL Fridays is not mandatory to join this class.  YOU choose your commitment level.
Limit 25 Students
STUDIOS A & B
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SPRING BREAK THEATRE CAMP
Sing and dance to BROADWAY shows!
Spend the day honing your performance skills while rehearsing a Broadway Medley from Disney's MARY POPPINS
to be performed for friends and family on the final day!
Skill development classes in the morning.  Rehearsal in the afternoon.
Ages 8-15
Monday-Friday, 9-5:00pm
April 9-13, 2018
(Follows West Hartford School Calender.)
Performance on final day @ 7:00pm
$400.00
MORE INFO.
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SUMMER OF MUSIC THEATRE
Our popular summer program now has full or half day options!
Sharpen your performance skills while rehearsing for a musical!
Skill development classes in the morning.  Rehearsal in the afternoon.
Ages 8-15
Full Day (9-5:00pm) $400.00
Half Day (1-5:00pm) $800.00
Session 1
Monday-Friday
July 9-21, 2018
Production TBA
Two Performances:  Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 7:30pm & Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 2:00pm
End of session cast party immediately following final performance.
Session 2
Monday-Friday
July 23 - August 4, 2018
Production TBA
Two Performances:  Friday, August 3, 2018 @ 7:30pm & Saturday, August 4, 2018 @ 2:00pm
End of session cast party immediately following final performance.
MORE INFO.
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FALL CLASSES BEGIN SEPTEMBER 28th!
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