Queens Theatre is proud to present the fourth year of its Theatre for All Training Program, taking place in June 2021. Due to the coronavirus, this year’s workshops and events will be hosted virtually by Queens Theatre. Applications are due by Friday, May 28, 2021, at 12 pm EST.
The program is offered as part of Queens Theatre’s Theatre For All Initiative to advance the inclusion of people with disabilities in the performing arts.
Applications are now being accepted for the fourth year of the Theatre For All training exclusively for Deaf and Disabled actors, and for the first time this year, we will be offering three distinct programs: A Beginner-level Introduction to Acting program, an Early Career-level program, and a Working Actor-level. Applicants must select which of the three programs they would like to participate in. After a review of applications, Queens Theatre staff may reach out to suggest different placement. Due to the coronavirus, all programs will be hosted virtually, on Zoom. All programs are free of cost for the participants who are accepted into them. The programs are open to all actors who identify as Deaf/Disabled and who are 18 years of age or older. They do not need to be based in New York.
ASL Interpretation and Audio Description will be provided throughout.
Queens Theatre’s Summer Musical Theatre program returns IN PERSON! Rising young stars will create and perform an original pocket-sized musical play in just two weeks! Our program takes students through the entire process of creating a musical play from auditions to writing and rehearsing, culminating in a performance on our Mainstage. Working with our professional and dynamic teaching artists, students will engage their imaginations, study the process of theatre and work together as an ensemble to put on a production of their own design during this exciting and comprehensive summer experience.
QT Show Stoppers Summer Musical Theatre Program is open to all kids – no experience in the performing arts is needed to join in the fun. Acceptance into the program is on a first-come-first-served basis. Auditions for roles will take place once the play is written. Space is limited so register today!
Monday – Friday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, with 1 Hour Break for Lunch
6 to 9 years old (Session 1A)
10 to 12 years old (Session 1B)
13 to 17 years old (Teen Session)
Session 1A/B Classes: July 5 – July 16, 2021
Teen Session Classes: July 19 – July 30, 2021
1 Session: $650 per two-week session (per child)
2+ Sessions: $600 per two-week session (per child)
Sibling Discount – Save $25 per child for registering siblings
Returning Show Stoppers – Save 10% off your total fee when returning to the program
July 2, 2021 (Register at Queens Theatre website)
Queens Theatre adheres to mitigation procedures suggested by the CDC and NYC Authorities. We use electrostatic sprayers to sanitize the building. The rooms used for the program will be sanitized after each session. We have upgraded our HVAC and we use MERV 13 air filters suggested by the CDC. We have also installed hand sanitizing stations throughout the building. We will take every precaution to keep students safe including mask-wearing, social distancing, and sanitation breaks.
All Queens Theatre teachers and staff working on Show Stoppers are fully vaccinated and will follow all safety protocols set by Queens Theatre’s Safety and Health Coordinator.
Contact: Richard Hinojosa at rhinojosa@ queenstheatre.org or call 718-971-5839.
A typical day might look like this:
10 am-10:30 am: Check-in and theatre games.
10:45 am-12 pm: Develop our musical play. We collectively brainstorm our plot, conflict, characters, lyrics, and dialogue.
12pm-12:30pm: Lunch Time!
12:30pm-1:30pm: Dance Break! We learn and practice an original dance for our show.
1:30 pm-2 pm: We continue to brainstorm our play and rehearse what we have created.
2 pm-2:45 pm: Break into Song! We develop and practice our original songs for our show.
2:45 pm-3 pm: Sum up the day and set goals for the next day.
Queens Theatre’s TFAC Summer Theatre Academy for Students with Disabilities takes students through the entire process of creating short original scenes, monologues, and songs. From idea sharing to writing and development to rehearsal and performance, our all-embracing program will help students to build confidence through collaboration and artistic expression. Working with our professional and dynamic teaching artists, students will engage their imaginations, study the process of theatre and work together as an ensemble to put on a production of their own design during this exciting and comprehensive summer experience.
TFAC Summer Theatre Program for Students with Disabilities is open to all kids of all abilities – no experience in the performing arts is needed to join in the fun. The program takes place online. Acceptance into the program is on a first-come-first-served basis. Space is limited so register today!
Monday – Friday 1:00 pM – 3:00 PM
10 to 13 years old
Two Week Course begins August 2 to August 13, 2021
Theatre for all Children is a FREE PROGRAM. Registration is required.
July 2, 2021 (Register at https://queenstheatre.org/education-theatre-for-all-children/)
For questions or more information, please contact:
Director of Education
Richard Hinojosa at rhinojosa@ queenstheatre.org or call 718-971-5839.