Academy Class Descriptions

Riverside Theatre Arts Academy (located at 291 Main Street in Cornwall, NY) will be offering weekly classes to all students.

Enrollment is open now!

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PERFORMANCE WORKSHOPS

Aladdin - Four-Week Workshop (grades 1st-4th)

Musical Theatre Performance Workshops -1st-4th Grade
Our Sunday Workshops allow students to work on material from their favorite musicals and movies. Over the course of 4 weeks students will work on music and choreography from Aladdin.

Held on Sunday (12:30-1:30)
Jan. 6th-27th (Final presentations will take place on January 27th)

Price: $75

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Mean Girls - Four-Week Workshop (grades 5th-12th)

Musical Theatre Performance Workshops - 5th-12th Grade Sunday Classes
Our Sunday Workshops allow students to work on material from their favorite musicals and movies. Over the course of 4 weeks students will work on music and choreography from Mean Girls.

Held on Sunday (1:30-3:00)
Jan. 6th-27th
Price:
$100

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Enchanted Four-Week Workshop (grades 1st-4th) 

Musical Theatre Performance Workshops -1st-4th Grade
Our Sunday Workshops allow students to work on material from their favorite musicals and movies. Over the course of 4 weeks students will work on music and choreography from Enchanted.

Held on Sunday (12:30-1:30)
Feb. 3rd-24th
Final presentations will take place on February 24th.

Price: $75

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Dear Evan Hansen - Four-Week Workshop (grades 5th-12th)

Musical Theatre Performance Workshops - 5th-12th Grade Sunday Classes
Our Sunday Workshops allow students to work on material from their favorite musicals and movies. Over the course of 4 weeks students will work on music and choreography from Dear Evan Hansen.

Held on Sunday (1:30-3:00).
Feb. 3rd-24th
Price:
$100

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Specialty Programs (Master Classes, Sunday Workshops, Events)

MASTERCLASSES

Lion King Master Class with Grace Capeless

This January, our students are going to have the extraordinary honor of working with one of Broadway's youngest stars. At just sixteen-years-old Grace Capeless has already been featured in five Broadway shows:

The Lion King, A Christmas Story, MatildaThe Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Godspell Cast of 2032.

In addition to her extensive Broadway resume, she also appeared in the television remake of Beaches with Idina Menzel and Nia Long. She's been in several films (including Frozen Fever), several developmental workshops of up-and-coming musicals (including a tribute to Audra McDonald), and has performed on the Tony Awards.

Grace is gifted dancer who will be teaching choreography from the original production of the Lion King! Space is limited in our two age groups, so enroll today.

Date: January 21st (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

Ages: Group 1 (2nd-4th grade), Group 2 (5th-12th)

Time: Group 1 (12:00-1:00), Group 2 (2:00-3:30)

Price: Group 1 ($35), Group 2 ($75)

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Weekday Classes (Monday-Friday)

ACTING

Company Acting Class - Thursday (6:00-7:00)

This all-inclusive, full semester class with professional instruction in all theatre skills from acting, monologues, scene work, Shakespeare, and more.  Guest instructor, Brooke Garfinkel with specialties in multiple theatrical fields will explore a variety of dramatic disciplines as well as monologue or scenes that the performers write themselves.

Brooke graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from Montclair State University. As a teaching artist she has had the privilege to work with Marin Shakespeare Company, Riverside Theatre Arts, and George Street Playhouse, where she currently continues to teach throughout the summer and school year.

Intended for students in grades 5th-9th.

Held on Thursday (6:00-7:00). Jan. 10th-Feb. 28th

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DANCE

Musical Theatre Dance (grades 5th-9th)

Try this alternative to traditional dance classes that will give your student the freedom to express themselves through movement and music. With a focus on storytelling and acting, this movement class will give your child a head start on learning how to move with an ensemble. Each week your child will work with a guest teach that specializes in diverse genres. Genres include, but are not limited to, Hip-Hop for Broadway, Jazz/Funk, and Contemporary.

Held on Monday (6:00-7:00) Jan. 7th-Feb. 25th

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Weekend Classes (Saturday-Sunday)

ACTING

Mini Company Musical Theatre Workshop (grades 1st-4th)

Register your students to perform with the premiere RTA Mini Theatre Company. This special class combines an acting class with our expanded workshop offerings. In addition to a traditional acting class experience, students will get to work on material from their favorite musicals and movies.

Over the course of 8 weeks (Jan.-Feb.) students will work on music and choreography from Aladdin and Enchanted.

Held on Sunday (12:30-1:30). Jan. 6th to Feb. 24th

Final presentations will take place after every workshop unit.

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Senior Company Musical Theatre Workshop (grades 5th-12th)

Register your students to perform with the premiere RTA Junior Theatre Company. This special class combines an acting class with our expanded workshop offerings. In addition to a traditional acting class experience, students will get to work on material from their favorite musicals and movies.

Over the course of 8 weeks (Jan.-Feb.) students will work on music and choreography from Mean Girls and Dear Evan Hansen.

Held on Sunday (1:30-3:00). Jan. 6th to Feb. 24th

Final presentations will take place after every workshop unit.

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Coaching (taking place every week, by APPOINTMENT)

Private Audition Coaching (by appointment)

Work with professional audition coach Livi Perrone to gain specialized skills that will help your child rock their school auditions. Your child can bring in their given material to work on, or Livi will help them select monologues/music based on their needs.

Livi will coach students for musical auditions, chorus solo auditions, plays auditions and professional opportunities as well. She will work privately with students at high school, middle school, elementary, and professional levels.

BY APPOINTMENT - email us at riversidetheatrearts@gmail.com

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