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    Acting and Theater for Children in Bay Ridge



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    1. New January 2016 – Acting and Screenwriting for 7-13 year olds- improv, script reading and rehearsing, creation of characters and creative play. Saturday mornings Jan 30 – Maarch 19th $90  Kingsborough College for Kids


    2) Bay Ridge Library Drama Club 7223 Ridge Blvd. at 73rd Street Brooklyn, NY 11209  718-748-5709Children 8 and up – Tuesdays 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm   ^Free


    3) Dimensions on Stage   7601 – 3rd Avenue Brooklyn 11209        (718) 833-4167

    Acting lessons for children 3 and up.   See classes and prices   Private and group lessons  Facebook   See their videos       Hours open

    **This past summer (2015)  brooklynOne Productions called for  Preteens/Teens ( 13-18) to form the brooklynOne Youth ensemble.  The brooklynOne Youth ensemble will receive free Shakespeare and Acting training, and will be given a chance to perform with the adult company as part of the Brooklyn Shakespeare Festival’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Ensemble members rehearse three nights a week for two hours each.  Performance will take place on Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Owl’s Head Park




    4) The Ridge Creative Center  at First Free Church at 6501 Sixth Avenue and next to Leif Ericsson Park.  info@theridgecreativecenter.org or 347-860-1932   info@theridgecreativecenter.org

    October 13   3-6PM , Ridge Creative Center and Theater on the Go will host a performance workshop and open casting call for children up to age 18 for “Elf The Musical, Jr.!”, at First Evangelical Church, 6501 6th Avenue in Bay Ridge.   All workshop participants will be cast in the musical. Rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with performances on Fri, Nov. 27 @ 7 PM and Saturday, November 28 @ 2 PM and 7 PM.

    They have a Summer Theater Program   June 29th – August 28th. Organized around theme-based weeks, students explore art, culture, environment, food, language, history and science. Weekly activities include: visual arts, cooking, environmental studies, trips and theater arts. Full day from 8:00 – 4:00, Extended Day from 8:00 – 6:30. Part time preschool program available. Early drop off at 7:30 available

    New group  – great pics on the Facebook page


    5) VSPAC – Vicky Simegiatos Performing Arts Center

    VSPAC has a musical theater 


    6) Danceworks Dance Center  7116 13th Avenue Brooklyn 11228  718-680-7806   dwdc.inc@gmail.com

    Also Theater Camp




    7) The Bay Ridge Sports & Theater Camp at (OLA) Holy Academy  74th Street between 3rd and 4th Avenue.  Plays and improv games. Children can go weekly. Monday to Friday 8:30 to 3:00  (before care available from 7:30 to 8:30 and aftercare from 3 to 6pm at $5.00 an hour)  Cost: $200 a week  info here  Transportation available ($8 one way and $12 both ways – local transportation only) Phone: (718) 745-7776 (run by Steve Carberry) 



    8) Union Church Summer Music and Drama Camp   7915 Ridge Blvd  Brooklyn 11209   718-745-0438

    Ages 5-13 – 10 participants maximum   August 10-16th  1pm – 4 pm    $25 a day



    9) Narrows Community Theater Workshop & Performances – 9728 – 3rd Avenue Brooklyn 11209 718-482-3173  nct@NarrowsCommunityTheater.com

    Suessical the Musical was the play they did this Winter -2015

    See newspaper article with pictures ,  Another article here    Past Performance   and  Scholarships that Narrows Community Theater gave out.


    Suessical Preview Video from the Summer Stroll – no costumes, but amazing voices:




    Children are amazing at 5:10
    See more of their videos here     Register here


    9) Kids Acting Academy at Brighton Kids Club – 3069 Brighton 1st Street Brooklyn 347-302-3832    info@kidsactingacting.com     





    10) Acting Out   7426 15th Avenue Brooklyn   (718) 236-6494

    Age 5 and up      $125+ a month (price here)   Facebook page




    11) Shostakovich School for Drama  $20 for 60 minutes 


    12) Brooklyn Children’s Theater  135 Prospect Park SW #B7, Brooklyn  11218  (646) 675-0325 amy@brooklynchildrenstheatre.net

    Afterschool program for children in 1st to 12th grades  Schedule of Classes – prices $350 – $800






    13) Park Slope Performing Arts – for ages 3 and up (Fairytale Perform and Play for ages 3-5) $25 registration +$70 per month (1 class each week) 135 Windsor Place Brooklyn Phone: 917-622-0630 / 347-504-0465  Email: parkslopeperformingarts@gmail.com         Facebook



    14) If your child speaks Russian, this place looks awesome! Russian Children’s Theater Studio.



    Summer Program


    826NYC – 372 – 5th Avenue 11215  718-499-9884

    This has got to be the best hidden secret in Brooklyn!  For 2-3 weeks in July, students gather at 826NYC  from 2pm to 5pm for screenwriting and filmmaking. With the help of volunteers, students write scripts, build sets, design costumes, and then star in original short films. The films are then screened at BAM Rose Cinemas for families and friends. By lottery – you do have to pay $25 to secure your spot but it is refundable. *FREE*


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