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Fall 2020 Online Theatre Classes

Classes are limited to 12 or fewer students to ensure personal attention and development – See descriptions below

Select the director to register for a class at any MTC location

Class Descriptions

Junior Stage (Grades 2-5)

  • Broadway Dance (Taught by Jen Grasso)– A high energy weekly workout where students learn essentials of Broadway dance and choreography and practice choreography from Broadway shows. The class includes warm-ups, dance vocabulary, beginner technique, including jazz, musical theater, hip-hop, and lyrical.
  • Be A Star! (Taught by Felicia Kaufmann) Wanna be the star that you are? Come have fun and develop YOUR inner character with acting games and exercises that will enhance your confidence, positivity, and expression. 

Main Stage (Grades 5-10)

  • Shrek The Musical JR (Directed by Anthony Azzolina)
  • Once On This Island JR (Directed by Justin Caiazzo)
  • Cinderella (Rogers & Hammerstein) (Directed by Jen Grasso)
  • Once Upon a Mattress (Directed by Felicia Kaufmann)
  • Twisted Fairy Tales (Directed by Justin Caiazzo) An original musical inspired by Descendants and Into The Woods! Your favorite fairy tale Villains will come to life using their individual skills to finally win the day for once! The script and music are tailored to feature every student. 
  • The Online School of Magic and Sorcery (Directed by Justin Caiazzo) In this spoken play, one of the world’s greatest Schools of Magic, Hillywoggles, has switched to online learning. Young witches, warlocks, wizards, sorcerers, sorceresses, magicians, and mutants are all enrolled. They will meet Magical Mentors and Professors and possibly go on an adventure along the way. Log in with your favorite magical classmates…you might meet a few surprise transfer students as well!
  • Write and Perform a Musical in the Style of Lin-Manuel Miranda (Directed by Anthony Azzolina) This class delves into the process used by Lin-Manuel Miranda for storytelling and music composition.  Students will create a story, characters, and collaborate with the director to write and perform the script, music, and lyrics.  
  • Broadway Dance  – Taught by Jen Grasso – A high energy weekly workout where students learn essentials of Broadway dance and choreography and practice choreography from Broadway shows. The class includes warm-ups, dance vocabulary, beginner technique, including jazz, musical theater, hip-hop, and lyrical.
  • Basements and Beasts – Directed by Anthony Azzolina – Inspired by Dungeons and Dragons with a focus on improvisation skills, voice acting, and character development. Create a character and drop them into a “choose your own adventure” storyline!

Mini Stage (Grades K-2)

  • Dream Big! (Directed by Anthony Azzolina, Justin Caiazzo, and Felicia Kaufmann) A personalized experience limited to 8 children.  Each child invents a their own fairy-tale character, animal, or superhero who they would like to become and chooses a song for their character.  Our director leads the children through a journey that includes character interviews, theatrical skill games, and work on projection, articulation, listening, facial expression, while developing confidence in front of a camera. 
  • The Brementown Musicians (Directed by Anthony Azzolina) A heartwarming 30-minute musical about animal friends who band together to win a talent show to raise money to save their farm.  Every students receives a named role with lines and singing, including Hendrix the Donkey, Presley the Rooster, Nicks the cat, Nash the Hound Dog, Farmer Blue, and the Storyteller, The Brementown Musicians has been a Mini-Stage favorite at MTC for more than 15 years!
  • The Snow Queen (Directed by Jen Grasso) A 20-minute musical based on the Hans Christian Anderson story that inspired Frozen!  All children receive lines and singing.  Limited to 12 children.