Classes

Concord Youth Theater offers a wide range of programs for children and young adults. Whether you want to be part of a weekly class or a major theatrical production, there is something for every child from age 4 through college at CYT.

CYT follows MA public school guidelines around Covid-19 protocols. In addition, we take the following health safety measures:

Limiting contact 

  • Non-essential adults, including family members of children, will not be allowed access to the building. Drop-off and pick-up will take place outside of the building. 

What to expect when you arrive at CYT

  • Children will be escorted to their class by CYT staff. 

What to expect when you pick up your child from class

  • Families will be asked to wait outside, and a CYT staff person will escort their child out of the building. 

Hygiene and sanitation 

  • All spaces will be sanitized after every class 

ON-LINE CLASS REGISTRATION 

CLICK HERE for on-line registration. 

Refund and Cancellation Policy:

Tuition is due at the time of registration. Your space is guaranteed only when payment is received. All classes are contingent on sufficient enrollment. Tuitions will be returned if a class is cancelled. In the case of Registrant cancellation, REFUNDS (minus a $25 processing fee) ARE GIVEN ONLY IF THE OFFICE IS NOTIFIED ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE START OF FIRST CLASS.  Once a class begins, no refunds will be given.

PLEASE do not register for a class marked “Regular Attendance Required” without reading this!

Classes are designed to afford interested students the exciting experience of rehearsing a piece from start to finish and performing it for a live audience. For these classes to succeed, regular attendance by all students is absolutely crucial. This promotes an understanding of individual responsibility, fosters group ensemble, and provides the necessary continuity in rehearsal. Please check your schedules carefully for conflicts before signing up for classes so indicated. Should a conflict arise, call the office immediately.


Winter Classes 2023

Registration opens on Monday, November 7th. 

Tuesday Classes For Ages 4 – 12th grade: 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21 No class: 2/21 & 2/28

WONDERS OF WINTER TALES 
(Ages 4-6 years; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 3:45-4:35pm)
Sledding and skiing and snowmen… oh my!  Come in from the wintry weather as we act out stories of snowmen, snow trolls, storms and all things frozen! Limit 8 students. Tuition: $275

SHOWTIME
(Grades 1-2; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 4:45-5:45pm) Children will be guided through the exciting process of play-making in a safe environment that encourages ensemble work. The class will use exciting original scripts to create and rehearse a play to be performed for family members during the last class. ***Regular attendance is required. Limit 10 students. Tuition $300

KIDS KOMPANY
(Grades 3-4; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesday’s 6:00-7:00pm)
Students will experience the excitement of putting on a play, improvising scripts, auditioning for roles, rehearsing, and creating simple costumes to accent their characters. This class will focus on performance skills with special emphasis on class collaboration. The session will conclude with an informal performance. ***Regular attendance is required. Limit 15 students. Tuition: $300

MUSICAL THEATRE SCENE STUDY
(Grades 4-6; Instructor: Hannah Flint; Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm)            Students will perform an entire scene from a musical. They will learn to seamlessly integrate the music, perform blocking and choreography and make strong acting choices while singing. 
Tuition: $300 Limit: 20 students

SCENE STUDY

(Grades 7-9; Instructor: Hannah Flint; Tuesdays 6:15-7:15pm)
This class is the perfect opportunity for students who want to challenge themselves as actors. Students will work on advanced, dynamic scenes from plays. They will hone their acting skills by working on playing off a partner, breaking down a scene and making strong character choices supported by the text. Limit 20 students. Tuition: $300

BROADWAY DANCE
(Grades 6-12; Instructor: Amy Nosowitz; Tuesdays 7:30-8:30pm) Love all those big musical theater dance numbers? Come see how its done and try it yourself! Join us to learn choreography to musical theater songs and astound yourself as you perform a full fledged dance number. No dance background necessary. An informal presentation will conclude the class. Limit: 20 students. Tuition: $300

SKETCH WRITING
(Grades 8-12; Instructor: Sherie Ouellet; Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm) 11/8, 11/15, 11/22; This class will be both writing and performance based. Learn to write sketch comedy following proper sketch format (Second City). Class will be held in a writer’s room format where we will work together to punch up each other’s work! Limit 15 students. Tuition: $180

AUDITION TECHNIQUE
(Grades 9-12; Instructor: Amy Nosowitz; Saturday 12/10 from 4pm-7pm and Sunday 12/11 from 4pm-7pm) Thinking about auditioning for shows or programs that require that intimidating word “monologue”? In this workshop, students will master important audition skills including cold readings, improv and preparing a monologue. Learn how to show your personality and feel comfortable no matter how big the audition!  Limit 12 students. Tuition: $180

 

Fall 2022 CLASSES

Registration opens on Monday, August 8th. 

Tuesday Classes For Ages 4 – 6th grade: 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/8, 11/15 (No class 11/1)

 

MONSTERS, MAGIC AND MAKE BELIEVE
(Ages 4-6 years; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 3:45-4:35pm)
Come toss some fairy dust with us and go to a world where trolls stroll and unicorns prance.  Using their imaginations and sense of fun, children will befriend and become these magical creatures as they act out tales on the stage. Limit 8 students. Tuition: $275

SHOWTIME
(Grades 1-2; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 4:45-5:45pm) Children will be guided through the exciting process of play-making in a safe environment that encourages ensemble work. The class will use exciting original scripts to create and rehearse a play to be performed for family members during the last class. ***Regular attendance is required. Limit 10 students. Tuition $300

INTRO TO MUSICAL THEATRE
(Grades 2-4; Instructor: Hannah Flint; Tuesdays 4:00 – 5:00pm) Thinking about auditioning for CYT’s MainStage company, your school play and beyond, but not sure if you are ready? Join this class to gain the confidence and skills to nail the audition and be prepared for the entire process of putting on a full-scale production! 
Tuition: $300 Limit: 20 students

MAINSTAGE MIRROR
(Grades 4-6; Instructor: Hannah Flint; Tuesdays 5:15-6:15pm) Can’t participate in our MainStage production company because you’re not old enough or don’t have enough time in your week, but love the great shows? Here is a unique chance to learn and informally perform scenes and songs from “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” for your family and friends. Emphasis is on developing successful presentation skills. ***Regular attendance is required. Limit 20 students. Tuition: $300

KIDS KOMPANY
(Grades 3-4; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesday’s 6:00-7:00pm)
Students will experience the excitement of putting on a play, improvising scripts, auditioning for roles, rehearsing, and creating simple costumes to accent their characters. This class will focus on performance skills with special emphasis on class collaboration. The session will conclude with an informal performance. ***Regular attendance is required. Limit 15 students. Tuition: $300

Classes for Grades 7th – 12th Grade

BROADWAY DANCE
(Grades 7-12; Instructor: Amy Nosowitz; Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pm) 10/18, 10/25, 11/8, 11/15; Love all those big musical theater dance numbers? Come see how its done and try it yourself! Join us to learn choreography to musical theater songs and astound yourself as you perform a full fledged dance number. No dance background necessary. An informal presentation will conclude the class. Limit: 20 students. Tuition: $180

IMPROV
(Grades 8-12; Instructor: Sherie Ouellet;  Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm) 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25;  Love Saturday Night Live? Learn the fundamentals of improvisation and comedy through games, exercises, and scene work. New and returning students learn how to work together as an ensemble and be part of an improv troupe! Gain confidence on stage and in school! Fun, supportive environment. Limit: 18 students. Tuition: $270

SKETCH WRITING
(Grades 8-12; Instructor: Sherie Ouellet; Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm) 11/8, 11/15, 11/22; This class will be both writing and performance based. Learn to write sketch comedy following proper sketch format (Second City). Class will be held in a writer’s room format where we will work together to punch up each other’s work and ultimately act out the team’s original sketches as a company at the end of our session.
Limit 15 students. Tuition: $180

AUDITION TECHNIQUE
(Grades 9-12; Instructor: Amy Nosowitz; Saturday 12/10 from 4pm-7pm and Sunday 12/11 from 4pm-7pm) Thinking about auditioning for shows or programs that require that intimidating word “monologue”? In this workshop, students will master important audition skills including cold readings, improv and preparing a monologue. Learn how to show your personality and feel comfortable no matter how big the audition!  Limit 12 students. Tuition: $180