Programs

WCT provides a range of programs from musicals to vacation programs, and weekend workshops to afterschool projects. For an overview of the kinds of programs we offer, visit our ‘What We Do‘ page. Spring 2014 programs now available – see below!


Spring 2014 Session

Spring Musical: Grease: School Version (Gr 3-9) REGISTRATION CLOSED

Spring Jr Players: Grease: School Version (Gr K-2) 3:30 FULL, 4:45 Limited Spaces

Black Box Series: Jungle Book (Gr 3-5) REGISTRATION CLOSED

Audition Workshop (Gr 3-9) REGISTRATION CLOSED

NEW! Stay and Play: Around the World (Ages 2-4 yrs) REGISTRATION CLOSED

Page to Stage: Funky Folk Tales (Age 4 yrs-Gr 1) REGISTRATION CLOSED

Master Class: Puppetry and Puppet Construction (Gr 3-6)

NEW! WildCard: Playwriting & Ten Minute Play Festival (Gr 8-12) NEW TIME!

NEW! WildCard: Improv Troupe (Gr 5-8)

Music and Movement: Boys Only Dance Review (Gr 5-9)

NEW! Backstage Pass: Scenic Painting: Into the Jungle (Gr 3-5) REGISTRATION CLOSED

NEW! Artist Den (Ages 17 & under) NEW DATE!

After School Enrichment Programs

School Vacation Programs

April: Tall Tales (Gr K-9)

Summer Stage 2014

ArtVenturers I: Jungle Jams! (Gr K-2) June 23-27, 2014

Shakespearience: Twelfth Night (Gr 5-9) July 7-18, 2014 LIMITED SPACES

ArtVenturers II: Big Top Bonanza (Gr K-2) July 21-25, 2014

WCTV (Gr 4-7) July 28-August 1, 2014 FULL (taking waitlist names)

ArtVenturers III: Adventure on the High Seas! July 28-August 1, 2014 (Gr K-2)

Broadway Live: Through the Years (Gr 3-5) August 4-15, 2014

Acting Up: Fairytale Frenzy! (Gr K-2) August 18-22, 2014 FULL (taking waitlist names)

Bard Battles and Classic Chaos (Gr 3-6) August 18-22, 2014 NOW OPEN TO GRADE 6

Visual Arts Summer Programs with arsenalARTS


SPRING 2014 SESSION

Spring Musical: Grease: School Version, Gr 3-9

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
Book by JAMES LAPINE
Presented through special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Tuition: M/$320 NM/$325
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Required Orientation: Sunday, March 30
2:00 – 5:00 pm, Student Audition Orientation
4:00 – 5:00 pm, Parent Orientation

Auditions:
Wednesday 4/2 & Friday 4/4, 3:30–6:00 pm

Rehearsal Dates/Times:
April 6 – June 15, Wednesdays/Fridays, 3:30–6:00 pm, Sundays, 2:00–5:00 pm
(No Rehearsal: 4/20, 4/23, 4/25, 5/26)

Extra Rehearsal (If Needed): Saturday, June 7, 1:00–4:00 pm

Tech Week: June 16-19, Times TBA

Performances: Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts

  • Friday, June 20, 7 pm
  • Saturday, June 21, 2 pm & 7 pm
  • Sunday, June 22, 2 pm

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Spring Junior Players: Grease: School Version, Gr K-2

Tuition: M/$220 NM/$225
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

3:30 Class
Dates/Times: Mondays, March 31-June 9, 3:30-4:45 pm (No class 4/21, 5/26)
Required Orientation: Monday, March 31, 3:30-4 pm
Additional Rehearsal: Sunday, June 8, 2:00-3:30 pm
Tech Week: June 16 & 18, 3:30-6:00 pm
Performances: Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts

  • Friday 6/20, 7 pm
  • Saturday, 6/21, 2 pm

4:45 Class
Dates/Times: Mondays, March 31-June 9, 4:45- 6:00 pm (No class 4/21, 5/26)
Required Orientation: Monday, March 31 4:45-5:15 pm
Additional Rehearsal: Sunday, June 8, 2:00-3:30 pm
Tech Week: June 17 & 19, 3:30-6:00 pm
Performances: Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts

  • Saturday 6/21, 7 pm
  • Sunday 6/22, 2 pm

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Spring Black Box Series: Jungle Book, Gr 3-5

Adapted from the Mowgli stories of Rudyard Kipling by Vera Morris

Tuition: M/$220 NM/$225
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Orientation and Auditions: Tuesday, March 25, Thursday, March 27, 3:30-6 pm

Parent Orientation: March 25, 5:00-6:00 pm

Rehearsals: Tuesdays & Thursdays, April 1-May 8, 3:30-6:00 pm
(No rehearsal 4/22, 4/24)

Tech Rehearsal: Saturday 5/10, noon-4:00 pm

Final Rehearsals: May 12-15

Performances: Black Box Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts

  • Friday, May 16, 10:30 am* & 7 pm
  • Saturday, May 17, 1 pm and 7 pm
  • Sunday, May 18, 1 pm

* Students will be required to miss one morning of school on 5/16 in order to perform on-site for visiting school groups.

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Audition Workshop, Gr 3-9

Tuition: M/$30 NM/$35
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: March 28, Friday, 3:30-5:30 pm

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NEW! Stay and Play: Around the World: Sing Along, Theatre Games & Crafts, Ages 2 years – 4 years

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Tuition: M/$120 NM/$135
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: March 29-June 7, Saturdays, 10-11:30 am
(No Class 4/26, 5/3 and 5/24)

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Page to Stage: Funky Folk Tales, Age 4 years – Gr 1

Tuition: M/$120 NM/$135
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: March 29-June 14, Saturdays, 10:30 am-noon
(No Class 4/26, 5/3 and 5/24)

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Master Class: Puppetry & Puppet Construction, Grades 3-6

Tuition: M/$50 NM/$55
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: May 31, Saturday, 3-5 pm

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New! WildCard: Playwriting & Ten Minute Play Festival, Grades 8-12

NEW TIME!

Tuition: M/$130 NM/$145
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: April 8-June 10, Tuesdays, 6:30-8 pm (No Class 4/22)

Final Presentation: June 14, Time TBA

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New! WildCard: Improv Troupe, Grades 5-8

Tuition: M/$120 NM/$135
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: April 7-June 9, Mondays, 5-6:30 pm (No Class 4/21, 5/26)

Final Presentation: June 14, Time TBA

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Music & Movement: Boys Only Dance Review, Grades 5-9

Tuition: M/$120 NM/$135
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: April 7-June 9, Mondays, 7-8:30 pm (No Class 4/21, 5/26)

Final Presentation: June 14, Time TBA

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New! Backstage Pass: Scenic Painting: Into the Jungle, Grades 3-5

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Tuition: M/$120 NM/$135
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: March 31-June 9, Mondays, 3:30-5 pm (No Class 4/21, 5/26)

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New! Artist Den, Participants 17 & under, Audience All Ages!

Limited Space Available Sign up to perform at an Artist Den by emailing your name and piece to caitlin@wctmail.org

The first Artist Den will benefit the Watertown Food Pantry – please bring a non-perishable food donation! (Suggestions: canned soup, canned tuna, canned chicken, pasta, pasta sauce, cereal, boxed mac and cheese, peanut butter and other nut butters). Thank you in advance for your donations!

Dates/Times: May 9, Friday, 6-7:00 pm


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After School Enrichment Programs

Ask your PTO or afterschool administration to contact us at programs@wctmail.org


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SCHOOL VACATION PROGRAMS

Providing creative experiences during the school vacation breaks

April Vacation: Tall Tales! Gr K – 9

NOTE: Students registered for half days may be picked up/dropped off at 12:30. Students registered for both sessions have supervised lunch break.
(M)= Arsenal Center for the Arts Member tuition. (NM)=Non-member tuition

April 22-25, 2014
Student Showcase: Friday, April 25, 3:30 pm

Grades K-5

THEATRE and MUSIC

Theatre and Dance, Gr K–2 (AV5)
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
M/$130 NM/$145

Singing and Music, Gr K–2 (AV6)
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
M/$130 NM/$145

Singing and Music, Gr 3–5 (AV7)
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
M/$130 NM/$145

Theatre and Dance, Gr 3–5 (AV8)
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
M/$130 NM/$145

VISUAL ART

Creative Creatures, Gr K–2 (AV1)
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
M/$130 NM/$145

Folktales and Fables, Gr K–2 (AV2)
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
M/$130 NM/$145

Folktales and Fables, Gr 3–5 (AV3)
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
M/$130 NM/$145

Creative Creatures, Gr 3–5 (AV4)
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
M/$130 NM/$145

Grades 6-9

Wheelthrowing (AV9)
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
M/$150 NM/$165

Pottery & Sculpture(AV10)
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
M/$150 NM/$165

To register, download Vacation Brochure with registration form, call 617–923–0100 x8309 to register by phone, or for more information visit www.arsenalarts.org.


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SUMMER STAGE 2014

(All Grades indicate Fall 2013 – 2014 School Year)

ArtVenturers I: Jungle Jams!, Grades K-2

Tuition: M/$295 NM/$315
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Location: Arsenal Center for the Arts
Dates/Times: June 23-27, 9 am – 4 pm

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Shakespearience: Twelfth Night, Grades 5-9

Tuition: M/$595 NM/$615
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Location: Arsenal Center for the Arts
Dates/Times: July 7-18, 9 am – 4 pm

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ArtVenturers II: Big Top Bonanza, Grades K-2

Tuition: M/$295 NM/$315
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Location: Arsenal Center for the Arts
Dates/Times: July 21-25, 9 am – 4 pm

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WCTV, Grades 4-7

Tuition: M/$295 NM/$315
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Location: Arsenal Center for the Arts
Dates/Times: July 28-August 1, 9 am – 4 pm

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ArtVenturers III: Adventure on the High Seas, Grades K-2

Tuition: M/$295 NM/$315
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Location: Arsenal Center for the Arts
Dates/Times: July 28-August 1, 9 am – 4 pm

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Broadway Live: Through the Years, Grades 3-5

Tuition: M/$595 NM/$615
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Location: Arsenal Center for the Arts
Dates/Times: August 4-15, 9 am – 4 pm

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Acting Up: Fairytale Frenzy, Grades K-2

Tuition: M/$295 NM/$315
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Location: Arsenal Center for the Arts
Dates/Times: August 18-22, 9 am – 4 pm

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Bard Battles and Classical Chaos, Grades 3-6

NOW OPEN TO GRADE 6

Tuition: M/$295 NM/$315
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Location: Arsenal Center for the Arts
Dates/Times: August 18-22, 9 am – 4 pm

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VOICE PROGRAM

Read our Voice Program Policies here (pdf).

Private Voice Lessons (Gr 4 – Adult)

Tuition: $35/half-hour lesson
Location: Arsenal Center for the Arts, WCT Drama Space
Days/Times: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Notice: WCT’s Voice Lesson Policy allows students to keep their assigned slots as long as they continue to register in consecutive terms.* As a result, new slots only become available at the transition between semesters when/if any ongoing students decide not to continue. People who are interested in having voice lessons with WCT are kept on a ‘waitlist’ to be notified as spaces become available. To be added to the waitlist, please contact voice@wctmail.org

*continuing student status does not extend to new students registering for summer session.


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