CLASSES ARE HELD AT:
THE ARTS COUNCIL OF
GREATER BATON ROUGE

2ND FLOOR
427 LAUREL STREET
BATON ROUGE, LA 70801
New Venture Theatre
Performing Arts School Classes

SUMMER SESSION

ACTING FOR MUSICALS
June 3 - July 15, Sat. 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Ages 10 - 18
Tuition: $100


In this class, students will engage in acting exercises and scene work from musical theatre scripts to increase focus and active listening during scenes, discover physical action and define acting objectives. They will break down musical theatre songs as a monologue and work on “acting” songs as well as scenes. Students will focus on the rehearsal and a performance of a two- or three-person scene in addition to a song. No previous training required.
ADULT BEGINNER IMPROVISATION
June 3 - July 15, Sat. 2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
16 and up
Tuition: $100


Improvisation teaches pose, quick thinking and cooperation, while developing the ability the create and communicate both physically and vocally. Improvisation is a tool that can be used by anyone in any circumstance. Through exercises and improvisation games, participants will gain  a better understanding of improvisation and how it can be used in rehearsal, on stage and in life. No previous acting training is required.
CREATIVE DRAMA
June 3 - July 15, Sat. 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Ages 6- 10
Tuition: $100


In this class, dramatic play, story enactment and improvisational games will help students learn about theatre while they create scenes about princesses, robots, superheroes, fairies and other topics and characters that engage them. This class is the perfect introduction for students beginning their performing arts journey. No previous training required. Students must be in first grade or above to enroll.
ACTING: BEGINNER
June 3 - July 15, Sat. 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Ages 9 - 14
Tuition: $100


In this class, students will explore character and motivation through theatre exercises as they extend their understanding of theatre acting. They will develop vocal range, character physicalization and understanding of text. Students will focus on the rehearsal and performance of two- and three-person scenes from popular plays for young audiences. No previous training required for students 10 and up.


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Wow! Thank you Louisiana Public Broadcasting: Art Rocks for taking time to focus on New Venture Theatre & our amazing Founding Artistic Director, Greg Williams Jr.!

Wow! Thank you Louisiana Public Broadcasting: Art Rocks for taking time to focus on New Venture Theatre & our amazing Founding Artistic Director, Greg Williams Jr.!

Thank you Baton Rouge, for a wonderful season! We'll see you in 2018! #WeLoveNVT

Thank you Baton Rouge, for a wonderful season! We'll see you in 2018! #WeLoveNVT

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We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Mr. Sam Shepard. Thank you, Mr. Shepard, for your brilliant work.
Rest peacefully, sir. #WeLoveNVT

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Mr. Sam Shepard. Thank you, Mr. Shepard, for your brilliant work. Rest peacefully, sir. #WeLoveNVT

The Nacirema Society requests the honor of your presence at a celebration!
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AUDITION NOTICE!
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NVT would like to send our staff to the BTN (Black Theatre Network) Annual Conference and we need YOUR help! This is a great opportunity for our creative staff to meet and work with other black theatre companies and their staff to make sure we are succeeding on our mission to our community.
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NVT would like to send our staff to the BTN (Black Theatre Network) Annual Conference and we need YOUR help! This is a great opportunity for our creative staff to meet and work with other black theatre companies and their staff to make sure we are succeeding on our mission to our community. Please consider making a donation today by following the link below: http://bit.ly/2trIKLM #WeLoveNVT #PleaseSupportTheArts #BNT

We had a wonderful opening of "Five Guys Named Moe"! Only TWO shows left, don't miss out!
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We had a wonderful opening of "Five Guys Named Moe"! Only TWO shows left, don't miss out! Click here: http://bit.ly/2sucCGv #FiveGuysNVT

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Upcoming dance intensives from The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge! Financial assistance available! Check out the flyer for more info!

Upcoming dance intensives from The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge! Financial assistance available! Check out the flyer for more info!

Tonight's the night! We've got one night only, and we want you to be there!
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Happy Father's Day to all of our mighty Kings!

3pm today is your last chance to catch "The Lion King, Jr.", why not bring Dad?
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Happy Father's Day to all of our mighty Kings! 3pm today is your last chance to catch "The Lion King, Jr.", why not bring Dad? #LionKingNVT