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.

Winter 2015 registration opens October 21! Online registration will be available and is HIGHLY recommended! Paper and email registration forms will still be accepted, but they are slower to process, so for popular programs which fill quickly, we encourage the use of the online form.


Winter 2015 Session

Winter Musical: Reigning Cats and Dogs (Gr 3-5)

Jr Players: Reigning Cats and Dogs (Gr K-2)

Black Box Series: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Gr 6-9)

Audition Workshop (Gr 3-5)

Master Class: Bard Battles! Shakespeare’s Fight Scenes (Gr 6-9)

Page to Stage: Peter Rabbit and Friends (Gr K-2)

Stay and Play: Broadway Favorites (Ages 3-5 yrs)

Backstage Pass: Lighting and Sound Design (Gr 8-12)

WildCard: Reader’s Theatre, Radio Drama (Gr 3-6)

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

Music and Movement: Capoeira Angola (Gr 5-9)

Music and Movement: Cabaret Performance (Gr 5-9)

Artist Den (Participants Ages 17 & under)

After School Enrichment Programs

School-Year Voice Program

Private Voice Lessons (Gr 4-Adult) Contact WCT for waitlist

Winter 2015 SESSION

Winter Musical: Reigning Cats and Dogs, Gr 3-5

A WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION!
Book by STEVEN BERGMAN and AMY WHITE GRAVES
Music and Lyric by STEVEN BERGMAN

Tuition: NM/$335 M/$330
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Required Orientation: Sunday, December 7
2:00 – 5:00 pm, Student Audition Orientation
4:00 – 5:00 pm, Parent Orientation

Auditions:
Wednesday 12/10 & Friday 12/12, 3:30-6:00 pm

Rehearsal Dates/Times:
January 2 – March 15, Wednesdays/Fridays, 3:30-6:00 pm, Sundays, 2:00-5:00 pm
(No Rehearsal 2/15, 2/18, 2/20)

Extra Rehearsal (If Needed): Saturday, March 7, 1:00-4:00 pm

Final Rehearsals: March 16-19, 3:30-7:30 pm

Performances: Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts

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

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for Reigning Cats and Dogs:


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Junior Players: Reigning Cats and Dogs, Gr 1 and 2

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

3:30 Class
Dates/Times: Mondays, January 5-March 9, 3:30-4:45 pm (No class 1/19, 2/16)
Required Parent Orientation: Monday, January 5, 3:30-4 pm
Final Rehearsals: March 16 & 18, 3:30-6:00 pm
Performance Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts: March 20, 7 pm * March 21, 2 pm

4:45 Class
Dates/Times: Mondays, January 5-March 9, 4:45-6 pm (No class 1/19, 2/16)
Required Parent Orientation: Monday, January 5, 4:45-5:14 pm
Additional Rehearsal: March 8, 2:30-3:30 pm
Final Rehearsals: Monday, March 17 & 19, 3:30-6:00 pm
Performance Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts: March 21, 7 pm * March 22, 2 pm

Registration Opens October 21.
Click below to register for 3:30 Jr. Players Group:

Click below to register for 4:45 Jr. Players Group:


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Winter Black Box Series: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gr 6-9

A WCT Adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic play.

Tuition: NM/$235 M/$230
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Orientation and Auditions: Tuesday, December 2, Thursday, December 4, 3:30-6 pm

Parent Orientation: Tuesday, December 2, 5:00-6:00 pm

Rehearsals: December 9-January 29, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:00 pm
(No rehearsals 12/23, 12/25, 12/20, 1/1)

Tech Rehearsal: January 31, noon-4:00 pm

Final Rehearsals: February 2-5, 3:30-6:30 pm

Performances: Black Box Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts

  • Friday, February 6, 10:30 am* & 7 pm
  • Saturday, February 7, 1 pm and 7 pm
  • Sunday, February 8, 1 pm

* Students will be required to miss one morning of school on 2/6 in order to perform on-site for visiting school groups.

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for A Midsummer Night’s Dream:


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Audition Workshop, Gr 3-5

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

Dates/Times: Friday,December 5, 3:30-5:30 pm

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for the Audition Workshop:


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Master Class: Bard Battles! Shakespeare’s Fight Scenes, Grades 6-9

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

Dates/Times: Saturday, March 7, 1:00-3:00 pm

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for Master Class, Bard Battles:


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Page to Stage: Peter Rabbit and Friends, Grades K-2

Tuition: NM/$150 M/$135
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: January 10-March 14, Saturdays, 10:30 am-noon
(No Class 2/14)

Final Showcase: March 14, Time TBA

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for Page to Stage, Peter Rabbit and Friends:


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Stay and Play: Broadway Favorites, Ages 3-5 years

Tuition: NM/$150 M/$135
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: January 10-March 14, Saturdays, 10-11:30 am
(No Class 10/4, 10/11)

Final Showcase: March 14, Time TBA

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for Stay and Play, Broadway Favorites:


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Backstage Pass: Lighting and Sound Design, Grades 8-12

Tuition: NM/$150 M/$135
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: January 5-March 9, Mondays, 6:30-8:00 pm (No Class 1/19, 2/16)

Final Showcase: March 14, Time TBA

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for Lighting and Sound Design:


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WildCard: Reader’s Theatre: Radio Drama, Grades 3-6

Tuition: NM/$160 M/$145
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: January 6-March 10, Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 pm (No Class 2/17)

Final Showcase: March 14, Time TBA

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for Reader’s Theatre, Radio Drama:


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

Tuition: NM/$160 M/$145
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: January 8-March 12, Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 pm (No Class 2/19)

Final Showcase: March 14, Time TBA

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for Playwriting & Ten Minute Play Festival:


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Music & Movement: Capoeira Angola , Grades 5-9

Tuition: NM/$150 M/$135
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: January 5-March 9, Mondays, 5:00-6:30 pm (No Class 1/19, 2/16)

Final Showcase: March 14, Time TBA

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for Capoeira Angola:


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Music & Movement: Cabaret Performance, Grades 5-9

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

Dates/Times: January 8-March 312, Thursdays, 3:30-5:00 pm (No Class 2/19)

Final Showcase: March 14, Time TBA

Registration Opens October 21. Click below to register for Cabaret Performance:


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

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE!Sign-up to perform at an Artistís Den by emailing your name and piece to: caitlin@wctmail.org

The 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: Check website for dates/times and information on guest artists


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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-YEAR 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 – 8:30 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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