Children's Theatre Mini-Sessions & Workshops

This mini-session master class is designed for young actors looking to sharpen their monologue repertoire and theatre audition skills.  It is perfect for those who are auditioning for performing arts high schools or colleges/universities. Students will select material, work with our teaching artists, discussion audition techniques, and participate in mock auditions. The goal is for students to leave the class with prepared material and the confidence to do well in their auditions!

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About Our Audition Workshop

This mini-session master class is designed for young actors looking to sharpen their monologue repertoire and theatre audition skills.  It is perfect for those who are auditioning for performing arts high schools or colleges/universities. Students will select material, work with our teaching artists, discussion audition techniques, and participate in mock auditions. The goal is for students to leave the class with prepared material and the confidence to do well in their auditions!

Class Details:

  •     Grades: 7-12
  •     Session Dates: Saturdays | Jan 16, 23, 30 | 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  •     Registration Closes: January 8, 2021
  •     Cost: $108 (Early Bird $90)

Save! Register & Pay by December 18, 2020 to receive Early Bird Discount.

REFUND POLICY

In its sole and absolute discretion, Palm Beach Atlantic University may withdraw a class or camp participant for any reason. If Palm Beach Atlantic University withdraws a class or camp participant a pro-rated refund of camp tuition fees will be granted for the period after the withdrawal. If class or camp participant is voluntarily withdrawn after a camp begins by a parent or guardian no refund will be granted. If Palm Beach Atlantic University cancels a class or camp due to insufficient enrollment, a full refund of tuition fees will be granted.

Teaching Artist 

Tracy McCoy

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After earning a BFA in Theatre, Tracy McCoy worked as an actress on stage and film in Chicago IL. As a member of SAG/AFTRA her commercial and industrial film credits are extensive and her stage credits include work at Drury Lane Theatre, Orlando Shakespeare Theatre and Music Theatre Workshop. She cofounded the Timestep Players, and under her administrative leadership the group produced over one thousand performances annually. In 2002 she co-founded the Children’s Theatre of Florida, where she produced numerous shows and ran curriculum. Additionally she served as the assistant youth drama director at Northland, a Church Distributed in Longwood FL. In 2003 Tracy became Company Director for Circle Theatre Company. Under her artistic and teaching leadership, Circle’s theatre enrollment and production quality rose significantly. In 2013 Tracy became the Artistic Director for CMT in Palm Beach County, where she partnered with PBA allowing the group to produce shows at Fern Street Theatre. Tracy is currently the full-time high school Theatre Director at Calvary Christian Academy in Fort Lauderdale.

Have questions? 

Please contact Becky Saunders by email  or by phone (561) 803-2420.

About Our Self Tape Workshop 

In this mini-session master class young actors will learn what equipment and setup is necessary to make a great self-tape.  Each student will be individually assigned a self-tape and will receive both acting and technical feedback.  Students will leave with a greater confidence and ability to deliver their best work in the current climate of at-home auditioning.

Class Details:

  •     Grades: 7-12
  •     Session Dates: Saturdays | Feb 20, 27 & Mar 6 | 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  •     Registration Closes: February 12, 2021
  •     Cost: $108 (Early Bird $90)

Save! Register & Pay by January 29, 2021 to receive Early Bird Discount.

REFUND POLICY

In its sole and absolute discretion, Palm Beach Atlantic University may withdraw a class or camp participant for any reason. If Palm Beach Atlantic University withdraws a class or camp participant a pro-rated refund of camp tuition fees will be granted for the period after the withdrawal. If class or camp participant is voluntarily withdrawn after a camp begins by a parent or guardian no refund will be granted. If Palm Beach Atlantic University cancels a class or camp due to insufficient enrollment, a full refund of tuition fees will be granted.

Teaching Artist 

About Kyle Schnack

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Kyle Schnack is an award winning actor, director and theatre educator. Holding residence as an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Palm Beach Atlantic University, he is passionate about seeking opportunities to develop and advance theatre arts in Palm Beach County. Kyle is the artistic director of “I Will Shakespeare,” ACA Theatre and PBA Summer Reparatory Theatre, is a professional actor and member of the Actor’s Equity Association, and serves as an adjudicator for the Kravis Center Dream Awards and the Palm Beach Post Pathfinder Awards, in addition to contributing to the Secondary Scholarship Committee at the Southeastern Theatre Conference. Kyle seeks to better his community by provision of empowerment, enrichment and enjoyment through the theatre arts.

Have questions? 

Please contact Becky Saunders by email  or by phone (561) 803-2420.

Registration

PLEASE USE A SEPARATE REGISTRATION FOR EACH CHILD. 

Online registration  is a two step process. Part I: Student Information and Part II: Payment.

 

Part I: Student Information

Please complete Part I before completing Part II

RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND HOLD HARMLESS
In the event of an accident or illness, I understand that every reasonable effort will be made to contact a parent/guardian immediately. However, if I am unavailable, I authorize the PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY CHILDREN’S THEATRE staff to secure emergency medical care for my child as needed. Although I understand that PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNIVERISTY CHILDREN’S THEATRE will make every reasonable effort to provide a safe environment, I am fully aware of the special dangers and risks inherent in participating in theatre arts, which may include physical injury or other consequences arising or resulting from the program. Being fully aware of these risks, I hereby consent to my child’s participation in this program and agree to hold the PALM BEACH ATLANTICU UNIVERSITY and PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNVIERSITY CHILDREN’S THEATRE staff harmless in any event.
PHOTO/VIDEO/RECORDING CONSENT AND RELEASE 

I, the undersigned, am the parent or guardian of my minor child named below, with full authority, herein to give this legally-binding Release to Palm Beach Atlantic University, Inc. (“PBA”), individually and on behalf of my minor child. For valuable consideration received, I, individually and on behalf of my minor child, hereby consent to and authorize PBA, and those acting pursuant to its authority, to:

(a) Record my likeness and voice on a video, audio, photographic, digital, electronic or any other medium. (b) Use my name in connection with these recordings. (c) Publish, re-publish, adapt, exploit, exhibit, perform, reproduce, edit, modify, make derivative works, distribute, display or otherwise use or re-use in any medium including, but not limited to, print publications, video tapes, DVD, CD-ROM, Internet/WWW, these recordings for any purpose that PBA, and those acting pursuant to its authority, deem appropriate, including, but not limited to, promotional or advertising efforts.

I release PBA and those acting pursuant to its authority from liability for any violation of any personal or proprietary right I may have in connection with such use. I understand that all such recordings, in whatever medium, shall remain the property of PBA. I represent and warrant that I am the parent or legal guardian of my minor child and am fully competent and authorized to execute this Release. I have read and fully understand the terms of this Release.

 

Part II: Payment