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Project Sparx, the Educational Program at the Firehouse Center for the Arts

Workshops & SPecial Events

Broadway Triple Threat 
A Three Day Intensive

April Vacation Week Program

Tuesday, April 21st - Thursday, April 23rd

9:00am - 4:00pm

Grades 4 - 8

Showcase Performance: Thursday, April 23rd at 3:30pm

Registration Fee:

$225.00

In Partnership with The Dance Place and The Greater Newburyport Children's Chorus, The Firehouse Center for the Arts present our new Broadway Triple Threat training program for the musical theater actor.  Build your acting, singing and dance skills during this three day intensive.  All of the elements combine on day three for a final performance bringing together the skills you have learned: acting, singing and dancing!

April Vacation Week Program

Tuesday, April 21st - Thursday, April 23rd

9:00am - 4:00pm

Grades 9 & 10

Showcase Performance: Thursday, April 23rd at 3:30pm

Broadway Triple Threat 
CIT Program

In Partnership with The Dance Place and The Greater Newburyport Children's Chorus, The Firehouse Center for the Arts present our new Broadway Triple Threat training program for the musical theater actor.  Build your acting, singing and dance skills during this three day intensive.  All of the elements combine on day three for a final performance bringing together the skills you have learned: acting, singing and dancing!

Our CIT program will allow 9th and 10th graders the opportunity to participate in a leadership capacity.  CITs will be responsible for assisting our instructors during small group practice sessions and may be asked to assist younger students throughout the program.  CITs will have the opportunity to participate in all group activities and lessons. 

Registration Fee:

$195.00

Day One

Vocal work with The Greater Newburyport Children's Chorus

We will be covering how to keep your voice healthy, the importance of vocal warm-ups, and good vocal techniques which include healthy breathing, how to project properly on stage and best ways to perform pieces.  Our day of the workshop will be filled with music games in addition to vocal instruction on the chosen songs from our directors. Participants of Triple Threat will leave the workshop after vocals day with a few more musical skills and a good introduction to healthy singing.

Day Two

Dance & Choreography
Training with The Dance Place

We will be providing training in Jazz and Contemporary Dance techniques which will be used to stage choreographed dance pieces. Our day of the workshop will be filled with movement related games in addition to working on choreographed dance numbers.  Participants of Triple Threat will leave the workshop with a new appreciation for Jazz and Contemporary dance and an introduction to basic movement skills and techniques. All participants should wear clothing appropriate for movement.

Day Three

Acting Techniques
with Project Sparx

We will spend day three  focusing on acting techniques and scene work from various Broadway plays and musicals.  Participants will learn to work and think as an actor, focusing on skills and techniques to build characters, connect with scene partners and the audience. Our day of the workshop will be filled with theatre games and scene work focused on building characters and advanced acting skills and techniques.  Small scenes will be presented during our final showcase Thursday afternoon. 

Project Sparx, the Educational Program at the Firehouse Center for the Arts

The Firehouse Center for the Arts (Society for the Development of Arts and Humanities of Greater Newburyport) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our federal tax id number is 04-2649373.

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