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.


Spring 2022 CLASSES

Registration opens on Monday, February 7th. 

Tuesday Classes: 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, 5/3, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14; No class: 4/19 or 5/10

FAIRY WINGS AND HAIRY THINGS
(Ages 4-5 years; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 3:40-4:30pm)
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

DRAMATIC FANATICS
(Grades 1-3; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 4:40-5:40pm) 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

PLAYMAKING
(Grades 5-8; Instructor: Amy Nosowitz; Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm) Students will learn different methods to create their own performance pieces. Playmaking allows students to explore social, personal, and societal issues. Each student will get to create a movement piece, song, skit, or monologue to be performed by the class on the final session.
Tuition: $300 Limit: 18 students

BROADWAY DANCE
(Grades 6-12; Instructor: Amy Nosowitz; Tuesdays 6:15 – 7:15pm)     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

IMPROV
(Grades 8-12; Instructor: Sherie Ouellet;  Tuesdays 7:30-8:30pm)            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: $300

Thursday Classes: 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/28, 5/5, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 No class: 4/21 or 5/12

STORY INTO PLAY
(Kindergarten; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 3:40-4:30pm)
Fairytales and folk tales will be brought to life by young students as they learn to become characters, understand plot, and interpret feelings in this exciting early acting experience. Family members will be invited to an informal performance during the last class. Limit 10 students.Tuition: $275

SHOWTIME
(Grades 1-2; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Thursdays 4:40-5:40pm)
Children will be guided through the exciting process of play-making in a safe environment that encourages ensemble work. The class will use simple scripts or improvised dialogue to create and rehearse a play to be performed for family members during the last class. ***Regular attendance is required. Limit 12 students. Tuition: $300

KIDS KOMPANY
(Grades 3-4; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Thursdays 5:45-6:45pm)
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

Winter 2022 CLASSES

Tuesday Classes: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 No class: 2/22

WONDERS OF WINTER TALES
(Ages 4-6 years; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 3:40-4:30pm)
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: $250

DRAMATIC FANATICS
(Grades 1-3; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 4:40-5:40pm). 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

MAINSTAGE PREP
Grades 3-6; Instructor: Hannah Flint; Tuesdays 5:00pm-6:00pm)
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.

IMPROV
(Grades 8-12; Instructor: Sherie Ouelette;  Tuesdays 7:30-8:30pm)            Love Saturday Night Live? Learn the fundamentals of improvisation and comedy through games, exercises, and scene work. 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: $300

BROADWAY DANCE – (this class begins on January 18th)
(Grades 7-12; Instructor: Amy Nosowitz; Tuesdays 6:15 – 7:15pm)     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

Thursday Classes: 1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24 No class: 2/24 or 3/3

SHOWTIME
(Grades 1-2; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Thursdays 3:45-4:45pm)
Children will be guided through the exciting process of play-making in a safe environment that encourages ensemble work. The class will use simple scripts or improvised dialogue to create and rehearse a play to be performed for family members during the last class. ***Regular attendance is required. Limit 12 students. Tuition: $300

KIDS KOMPANY
(Grades 3-4; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm)
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

Fall 2021 In-Person CLASSES

Registration Opens on August 9th

Monday Classes: 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1; No Class 10/11

SKETCH WRITING

(Grades 9-12; Instructor: Sherie Ouellet; Mondays 6:30-8pm) 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 writers room format where we will work together to punch up each others work and ultimately act out the teams original sketches as a company at the end of our session. Limit 15 students. Tuition $315

Tuesday Classes: 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/9, 11/16; NO CLASS: 11/2

MONSTERS, MAGIC AND MAKE BELIEVE
(Ages 4-6 years; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 3:40-4:30pm)
Fairytales and folk tales will be brought to life by young students as they learn to become characters, understand plot, and interpret feelings in this exciting early acting experience. Family members will be invited to an informal performance during the last class. Limit 8 students. Tuition: $250

DRAMATIC FANATICS
(Grades 1-3; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Tuesdays 4:40-5:40pm). 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. Limit 10 students. Tuition $300

MAINSTAGE MIRROR
( Grades 3-6; Instructor: Lowell Hutchinson; Tuesdays 3:45-4:45pm)                     Cant participate in our MainStage production company because youre not old enough or dont 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 Seussical” for your family and friends. Emphasis is on developing successful presentation skills. Regular attendance required. Limit: 20 students. Tuition: $300

IMPROV
(Grades 8-12; Instructor: Lowell Hutchinson;  Tuesdays 5:00– 6:00pm)            Love Saturday Night Live? Learn the fundamentals of improvisation and comedy through games, exercises, and scene work. 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: $300

BROADWAY DANCE
(Grades 7-12; Instructor: Lowell Hutchinson; Tuesdays 6:15 – 7:15pm)     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

Thursday Classes: 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/11, 11/18; NO CLASS:11/4

SHOWTIME
(Grades 1-2; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Thursdays 3:45-4:45pm)
Children will be guided through the exciting process of play-making in a safe environment that encourages ensemble work. The class will use simple scripts or improvised dialogue to create and rehearse a play to be performed for family members during the last class. ***Regular attendance is required. Limit 12 students. Tuition: $300

KIDS KOMPANY
(Grades 3-4; Instructor: Joey Talbert; Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm)
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