Middle & High School: Aug. 31 – Sept. 28
Elementary School: Sept. 10 — Oct. 1
Class size is extremely limited.
Don't miss your chance to be part
of this amazing experience!
VENUE 2.0: MUSICAL THEATRE TOOLBOX
Fill your Musical Theatre Toolbox with techniques and life strategies taught by working actors, musical directors, coaches and Broadway performers. This is a unique opportunity for individualized instruction in small groups!
Join us for our four-week intensive workshops culminating in a short, professionally recorded, small audience/live stream variety show performance:
The High School and Middle School classes will meet for two hours twice a week, and the Elementary School classes for two hours once a week. Students will experience a curriculum that includes Acting, Dance, Voice, Stage Presence, mindfulness and meditation, and audition technique.
Your student will never be in a session with more than six students as they move through a series of workshops.
Session opportunities will include some of the following, but the program will be tailored to the registered students. We will meet them where they are at and give them what they need and want!
Acting Nuts and Bolts
Creating and building dance foundations
Expert Q and A
Singing: how to raise the roof
Audition building blocks
Creating your own choreography
Song selection and prep
Theatre dance basics and learning choreography
Breaking down scenes
Finding songs and monologues perfect for you
Musical theatre history
Building Confidence and giving your best performance
Finding and telling your story
Times and Dates
High School: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8pm
NOTE: The September high school session is full; now registering for October.
Dates: 10/5, 10/7, 10/12, 10/14, 10/19, 10/21, 10/26, 10/28
Middle School: Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-6pm
Dates: 8/31, 9/2, 9/9, 9/14, 9/16,9/21, 9/23, 9/28
Elementary Class: Thursdays, 4-6pm
Dates: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 9/28
Friday, 10/2, 5:30 - 6:30pm
VENUE 2.0 STAFF
Amy is thrilled to be taking on the role of Artistic Director of The Venue Theatre and is looking forward to bringing her vision of theatre education and performance creation to the foothills and its many aspiring artists. She is a native New Yorker with 35 years of experience in professional theatre. After performing on Broadway and in numerous touring productions, Amy began pursuing a career as an educator and mentor. She has worked at several high schools, as a professor of Theatre and Dance at Five Towns College, and achieved her MFA in interdisciplinary arts and theatre education from Goddard College. She was thrilled to join The Venue Theatre after relocating to Colorado with her amazing husband Michael and son Matthew. Venue director and/or choreographer credits include:Thoroughly Modern Millie, Bye Bye Birdie, Guys and Dolls, Urinetown, Anything Goes, Newsies, Venue on Broadway and Venue Through the Years.
Jenna is a New York-based actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer. She currently serves as the Director of Development for Nerve Project Theatre Company (recently welcomed into the Alliance of Resident Theatres New York City 2019) in addition to being a company member. After graduating from Illinois Wesleyan University with a BFA in Musical Theatre, she worked continuously regionally. Favorite regional credits include Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hunyak in Chicago, Ruth in Wonderful Town, and Kaye in The Taffetas. She eventually ended up at The Historic Barter Theatre working in the Barter Player company, performing for young audiences at Barter and on tour, as well as with the Resident Company. She transitioned into the Resident Acting Company where she earned her Equity eligibility. She has since studied at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway in New York City, having completed the International Independent Study program at Steps. She has choreographed productions regionally, touring, and Off-Broadway. She is a student at Kimball Film Studio, and her most recent work in film can be seen on Amazonprime, to be released in 2020. She has a love of fitness, and works with clients regularly as a NASM-certified personal trainer and barre instructor. Originally from Colorado, she enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and bike riding. She is grateful to be in the mountains and working with young theatre artists. Imagination is a powerful tool available to everyone; learning to strengthen it means a brighter and braver future. @jennanigans. jennahaimes.com.
Joe is a NY- based actor, singer, and dancer with a fondness for dogs and four-leaf clovers. He is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Nerve Project Theatre Company, recently welcomed to the Alliance of Resident Theatre’s New York City in 2019. Recent Off Broadway credits include: Enter Laughing (Marvin, U.S David, and Dance Captain—York Theatre), Great Expectations (Pip—Hudson Guild Theatre), and The Wrong Box (Wickham—Theatre for a New City). Before moving to NY, Joe worked extensively regionally as a member of the Resident Acting Company at the Historic Barter Theatre. Favorite regional credits include: The Rivals (featuring Tony winner Harriet Harris and director Eric Tucker), Peter and the Starcatcher, Altar Boys, 42nd Street, Footloose, and ISO Yuletide (featuring Frankie Morino). BFA Musical Theatre/Professional Acting (Meisner Cert.) East Carolina University. @therealjoeveale. @nerveprojecttheatrecompany.