YES, Jr. is designed for students with a passion for theater in grades 4 – 6. From November to March, YES, Jr. students will participate in group days at the theater with master classes and post-show conversations. Beginning in January, students will take six after school classes to train and prepare for the February Vacation Play. Over February vacation week, students will rehearse and perform a 30-minute play that focuses on acting technique. This is the perfect program for young thespians who love to perform.
YES, Jr. is now full. Please call (802) 296-7000 to be added to the waitlist. Students may also participate in our April Vacation Camps. Click here for more information.
Group Days at the Theater:
The Sound of Music – Sunday, November 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
YES Presents: Disney’s Frozen JR. – Saturday, March 28, 2020, 2:00 – 6:00 PM
NEW! After School Classes
Class #1: Audition Day Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 3:30-5 PM Introduce the plot and the characters. Do a simple group audition.
Class #2: Read Through & Book Work Thursday, January 23, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Read through the play and talk about character development, plot arc, and objectives.
Class #3: Building A Character (Physical Workshop) Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Introduction to using body centers to create a unique character physicality.
Class #4: Building A Character (Vocal Workshop) Thursday, January 30, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM A voice and speech master class focused on developing fun character voices.
February 4th & 6th are reserved for actors to memorize lines at home.
Class #5: Partnering Exercises for Scene Work Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Mirroring and repetition exercises to connect with your scene partner.
Class #6: Blocking Exploration Master Class Thursday, February 13, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Using the Viewpoints technique to explore space and inspire possibilities for imaginative blocking.
YES, Jr. February Vacation Play
Spinning Charlotte’s Web Monday, February 17 – Friday, February 21, 2020, 1:00 – 5:00 PM Daily
This play is the core of the YES, Jr. experience. Over the course of 5 days, the YES, Jr. company will rehearse and perform a 30-minute version of Charlotte’s Web. The emphasis of this play will be on voice & speech, listening to your scene partner, responding honestly in the moment, and creating fun characters. The week culminates with a performance for a limited number of friends and family on Friday, February 21 at 4:00 PM .
Registration & Tuition
2019-20 YES, Jr. Tuition is $550. Click here or call (802) 296-7000 to register.
Refunds and Cancellations: Northern Stage is not able to offer refunds. If you have any questions, please contact the Box Office before registering.