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Theatre Academy (Gr. 2-8)

Summer Programs - Adult and Youth / Youth Enrichment -
Summer 2021

Summerstock comes to Farmington! Over the course of two weeks, students will have a true production experience from start to finish. Beginning with an audition workshop, students will hone their audition skills to try out for roles in a hilarious comedic play that will be produced at the end of the academy. Each day, students will participate in acting workshops, rehearsals, backstage production, and most importantly -- FUN!

Join the summer 2021 Theatre Academy in the production of Happily Ever Before! The fairytale villains have had enough! For too long the Evil Queen, Wicked Stepmother, and Dark Fairy have been pushed into the shadows while princesses like Snow White, Cinderella, and Briar Rose get their happily-ever-afters. So, the scoundrels set out to change things. With the help of the sinister Rumpelstiltskin, the mischief-makers use their magic to travel back in time, planning to change the destinies of each of their princesses and send them down a new path that doesn’t end so happily. But as the villains set their plan in motion, a classic cast of fairytale extras — including the Big Bad Wolf, Hansel and Gretel, Goldilocks, and Robin Hood — unwittingly change the princesses’ stories and the course of the villains’ plans. Students should bring a snack and water bottle. 

Daily Schedule:

12:30-12:45 Check-in and Warm-up
12:45-2:00 Workshop Rotation
2:00-2:15 BREAK - Snack / Recess
2:15-4:15 Workshop Rotation
4:15-4:30 End-of-day Check-in and Game
4:30 Performance (7/30 - details TBD)

*The second week of camp, the later afternoon schedule will shift to accommodate full cast rehearsals in preparation for the performance*


Elizabeth Donnelly

Program Manager

Elizabeth received her BA in Theatre from Fairfield University and has trained at Stella Adler Conservatory and HB Studios. As a proud member of AEA and SAG AFTRA, her credits include regional productions at PaperMill Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Vineyard Playhouse, Ivoryton Playhouse, Stoneham Theatre, WAM, and Lost Nation Theater. New York credits include new works at BMI, The Brick, The Workshop Theatre, and the Frigid Festival. Elizabeth can be seen in the upcoming web series Honestly,Amelia.

She is a founding member of Fifth Letter Productions, a Connecticut based AEA theatre company dedicated to the development of new plays.

Elizabeth has been teaching students of all ages since 2011.

Y-PERF004 Closed

  Elizabeth Donnelly , Eva Pandiscia , Lorena Sula

West Woods Upper Elementary School : Multiple Rooms
Mon-Fri, Jul 19 - Jul 30
12:30 - 4:30 PM


Grades   2nd - 8th

$ 459.00
Course Fee

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