GCT Kids

CREATING CHARACTER ONE STAGE AT A TIME

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Wonder if your child might be bit by the acting bug? Want to give them the extra bit of confidence they need to shine? Students involved in the arts tend to have higher academic performance and better test scores.  Public speaking skills, ability to work with a team to achieve a goal, self discipline and learning to accept feedback are just some of the benefits for your child!

AUDITION ONLY PERFORMANCE GROUPS

GCT Quarter Notes

This showcase group will introduce your student to all elements of singing, acting and dance. A focus will be on pitch and rhythm. Students will learn other important skills, including behavior expectations, expression, and singing exercises which require focus and physical discipline. The class will culminate with a Special Christmas Showcase for parents in December.

$20 per month tuition

Rehearses Wednesdays at 3:00pm – 3:30pm

Director: Heather Sconce

GCT Junior Players

Performance class mixing all elements of beginning-intermediate singing, acting and dance. Students will learn to perform basic choreography and two part harmonies, and are expected to perform before each main stage show in our season. GCT JRP requires a possible commitment of between one and three performances a week in addition to rehearsals.

$40 per month tuition

Rehearses Wednesdays from 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Directors: Heather Sconce and Jennifer Janine

GCT ENCORE!

Our most advanced youth performance group, this intermediate level class will challenge your child singing 2-6 part harmonies, learning various and diverse elements of performing, always chosen to challenge and expand the needs of this elite group. Members of ENCORE! will delve deeper into tight harmony and complex rhythms. They also greet and seat our patrons on show nights at GCT, perform for community events, as well as mentor the Jr Players. Behavior is as important as performance ability for this group, as they must set the example for the younger groups. Although they have loads of fun, professionalism is a must as they represent our theatre.

ENCORE! will open ALL MAINSTAGE PERFORMANCES at GCT in the 2024 season, requiring a major commitment of between one and three performances a week in addition to rehearsals.

$40 per month tuition

Rehearses Wednesdays from 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Director: Jennifer Janine

Choreographer: Lyric Gianni

Musical Director: James Mierkey

Our 2024 Summer Workshops

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Seussical KIDS

Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat, our narrator, tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child, who gets in trouble for thinking too many “thinks.” Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!

Ages 7 – 13

Monday – Friday, 9am to Noon

Tuition $250

Starts July 1 2024

Performances July 26, 27, 28 2024

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The SpongeBob Musical YOUTH

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and becomes the hottest star on Broadway? Why, it’s SpongeBob SquarePants! Plunge into this stunning all-singing, all-dancing, dynamic stage show! When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save the fate of their undersea world.

Ages 13 – 18

Monday – Friday, 1pm – 4pm

Tuition $275

Starts July 1 2024

Performances August 2, 3, 4 2024

PRIVATE VOCAL AND PIANO LESSONS

Instruction is offered at the Golden Chain Theatre, taught by Mary Posluch.  Private instruction allows each student and teacher to create a unique path of learning. Generally meeting once a week, private lessons are appropriate for students of any age or skill level and can be taken concurrently with group classes.

30 Minute classes, $20 per class, payable one month in advance.

Call 209-535-6385 for information on availability.