This introduction to acting covers various theatrical traditions, exercises and methods. Class focus is on individual style, creative characterizations, concentration, ensemble work and theater games. A great class for beginners or for experienced actors who wish to further hone their skills. Students present a monologue in our Equity Showcase Theater for an invited audience at semester’s end that demonstrates their talents.
How do you begin to find your character and develop active relationships through dialogue? This course investigates that question through detailed scene work and analysis. We continue our exploration of various theater games and improvisation to reinforce important techniques essential to acting and scene study. Class focus includes: learning how to clarify acting relationships, analyzing scripts, and developing unique and three-dimensional characters.
The East Harlem Center strongly believes that in order to successfully serve children, you must also address the needs of parents and adults in the community. The East Harlem Center does that through programs especially geared towards parenting, language and career development.
Wagon Road Camp runs an Adventure Team Building program during the academic year for school groups. The purpose of the program is to help groups of youth build relationships, develop team work, and experience challenge in a context of support and encouragement.
The Children’s Aid Society East Harlem Center After-School Program provides children ages 5-11 with a diverse range of activities and services focused on their social, academic, physical, emotional and cognitive development. The program is a safe haven for many children. We use a holistic approach to address the deficits experienced by children and families while building upon their strengths.
The Children’s Aid Society East Harlem Center Bridge Program provides middle and junior high school youth aged 11-14 with a diverse range of activities and services focused on their academic, physical, emotional and cognitive development.
The Bronx Day Care Center provides a safe, nurturing environment to 95 children ages 2.6 through 5.0 years old. The program is non-sectarian and open to all children, including those with special needs.
Our M.O.N.E.Y. (Making Ourselves Newly Employed Youth) program combines instruction in workplace competencies, entrepreneurship, oral & written communication skills and teamwork. MONEY's goal is to prepare participants for the world of work while enhancing their performance in school.