Additional Class Info
Sept. 15th - Nov. 17th
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A Virtual Production
Tuesdays | 4:15-5:30 pm
Teaching Artist Jessica Bennett
For those of you yearning for the challenge of performing a play while stuck at home, join us for a fully-staged Zoom performance! Since the shelter-in-place orders were mandated in March, many playwrights have created wonderful content specifically for the Zoom platform that allow middle school actors to dive into meaty characters and practice their acting skills! We’re still reading the scripts to choose the right one, but rest assured this play will be funny, poignant, challenging, and give us something creative to work on while we practice acting through a screen. Our class will culminate in a 20-30 minute live play via Zoom on the final day of class in which family and friends are invited to tune in!
Jessica, a Bay Area native, was bitten by the acting bug in middle school after making her stage debut in Shakespeare's 'Romeo & Juliet.' In high school she fell in love with musicals, getting the chance to sing, act and dance in shows like Footloose and How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. After graduating from college, she made the scary but exciting decision to move to New York City to attend the two-year conservatory program at The Neighborhood Playhouse. There, she further honed her acting abilities with the Meisner and Alexander techniques. Some favorite roles include Paulette in Legally Blonde, Linda Rotunda in Savage in Limbo, Olivia in Twelfth Night, and Sissy, a crazy bride-to-be in a show called Broken Moments, which premiered at last year's NY International Fringe Festival! She is enjoys working with all the wonderful students of PVTC!
Teaching Artist Jessica Bennett
1) TUITION: For our four-week, three-week, and two-week long camps, you have the option of processing your camp tuition in full, or by installments. Final payments are due at the start of the camp session. A first payment of $250 is required at the time of registration. For classes payment is due at the time of registration. Students who have not paid by the ﬁrst class will not be admitted into the classroom. Tuition can be processed by credit card, check, or cash.
Camp - $100 of our month-long, three-week, and two-week camp tuition is non-refundable. $25 is non refundable for our week long camps. There are no refunds after the time of auditions for our four-week, three-week, and two-week camps and after the first day of camp for our one-week camps.
Classes - $25 is non-refundable for our classes. There are no refunds after the first day of class.
3) LATE REGISTRATION: If you would like to register after the ﬁrst day of a class, you may do so up until the second class meeting. After the second class meeting, we may not be able add additional students as the script has already been developed, casting has taken place, etc. We do not pro-rate classes that are added late.
4) TRIAL CLASS: We understand that some of our younger artists may be hesitant about trying a theatre class. If you have a young student and wish to test a class, please feel free to call the theatre ofﬁce at (650) 530-2428 to make arrangements for a trial class before formally registering online.
5) SCHOLARSHIPS: PVTC offers a limited amount of need-based scholarships for our after school classes and camps. Families can apply for a scholarship HERE. Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.