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Acting for Ages 5 – 8 Tuesday, May 23

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Acting for Ages 5 – 8

  • Date: May 23
  • Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Price: $300
  • Location: Gorton Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045 + Google Map

Do you have a budding actor in the family? Turn your child’s love of make-believe play into a passion for the arts. Through theater games, improvisation, performing fairy tales and performing children’s books, your budding actor will explore her creative side, build confidence, and develop spontaneity – while enhancing social and motor skills. Students learn and practice skills such as listening, sharing the stage, hitting a mark, enunciation, voice projection and creating a character.

This class runs on Tuesdays, May 23 – July 18, 4:00pm – 5:30pm

No class week of July 4th.

Ages: 5 – 8 Years Old

SPECIAL SUMMER OFFER! Traveling this summer? Attending camps? Only pay for the classes you can attend! Specify how many classes you will attend and pay for them before the start of the session. Payment for classes missed after the session starts are non-refundable. This offer does not apply to day camps.

ABOUT OUR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR:

Jeremy Kruse, Artistic Director of Gorton Drama Studio, is the author of “The Young Actor’s Handbook” (Applause Acting Series, 2017). Jeremy is a professional actor, published playwright, award-winning screenwriter, and award-winning filmmaker. Some of the classes he taught at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York include Method Acting, Comedic Improvisation, Sketch Comedy Writing, and Acting for Film and TV. He graduated from The Strasberg Institute at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he majored in drama. Jeremy also teaches privately, one on one. www.jeremykruse.com and www.jeremykruseactingtraining.com 

Physical Theatre Instructor: Madison Kisst: Madison Kisst is an actor and physical theatre teacher. She has taught for professional theater companies across the country and for the undergraduate acting program at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Madison has extensive training in physical and classical theatre, voice and movement, and devising. She has her BA in Theatre Arts and Masters of Fine Arts in Performance. 

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