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.
Fall 2014 registration form available for download on our Registration page!


Fall 2014 Session

Fall Musical: West Side Story (Gr 6-12) FULL (taking waitlist names)

Fall Jr Players Musical: Moving Center Stage (Gr 1 and 2) 3:30 group FULL; spaces available in 4:45 group

Black Box Series: The Phantom Tollbooth (Gr 3-5) FULL (taking waitlist names)

Audition Workshop (Gr 6-12)

Master Class: Stage Makeup Intensive (Gr 5-12)

Page to Stage: Myths and Legends (Gr K-2)

Stay and Play: Musical Theatre Around the World (Ages 3-5 yrs)

Backstage Pass: WCT Runway: Costume Design and Fashion Show (Gr 7-12)

WildCard: Improv Troupe (Gr 5-8)

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

Music and Movement: Holiday Glee! WCT Show Choir (Gr 3-8)

Artist Den (Participants Ages 17 & under)

After School Enrichment Programs

School-Year Voice Program

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

Summer Stage 2014

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

Shakespearience: Twelfth Night (Gr 5-9) July 7-18 FULL (taking waitlist names)

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

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

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

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

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

Bard Battles and Classic Chaos (Gr 3-6) August 18-22 FULL (taking waitlist names)

Visual Arts Summer Programs with arsenalARTS

Summer 2014 Private Voice

Summer 2014 Voice Lessons (Gr 4-Adult)

FALL 2014 SESSION

Fall Musical: West Side Story, Gr 6-12

Based on a Conception of JEROME ROBBINS
Book by ARTHUR LAURENTS Music by LEONARD BERNSTEIN Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by JEROME ROBBINS
Originally Produced on Broadway by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
By Arrangement with Roger L. Stevens

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax 212-397-4684
www.MTIShows.com

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

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

Auditions:
Wednesday 9/10 & Friday 9/12, 3:30–6:00 pm

Rehearsal Dates/Times:
September 14 – November 9, Wednesdays/Fridays, 3:30–6:00 pm, Sundays, 2:00–5:00 pm
(No Rehearsal 10/3, 10/12)

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

Final Rehearsals: November 10-13, 3:30-7:30 pm

Performances: Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts

  • Friday, November 14, 7 pm
  • Saturday, November 15, 2 pm & 7 pm
  • Sunday, November 16, 2 pm

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Fall Junior Players Musical: Moving Center Stage, Gr 1 and 2

Tuition*: NM/$235 M/$230 (*includes $10 materials fee)
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

3:30 Class
Dates/Times: Mondays, September 8-October 27, 3:30-4:45 pm (No class 10/13)
Required Parent Orientation: Monday, September 8, 3:30-4 pm
Final Rehearsals: Monday, 11/3, 3:30-6:00 pm; Tuesday, 11/4, 3:30-6:00 pm, Thursday, 11/6, 3:30-6:00 pm
Performance Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts: Friday, November 7, 7 pm

4:45 Class
Dates/Times: Mondays, September 8-October 27, 4:45-6 pm (No class 10/13)
Required Parent Orientation: Monday, September 8, 4:45-5:14 pm
Final Rehearsals: Monday, 11/3, 3:30-6:00 pm; Tuesday, 11/4, 3:30-6:00 pm, Thursday, 11/6, 3:30-6:00 pm
Performance Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts: Friday, November 7, 7 pm

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Fall Black Box Series: The Phantom Tollbooth, Gr 3-5

THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH By Susan Nanus Based on the book by Norton Juster
“Phantom Tollbooth, The” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

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

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

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

Rehearsals: September 9-October 16, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:00 pm
(No rehearsal 9/25)

Tech Rehearsal: October 18, noon-4:00 pm

Final Rehearsals: October 20-23, 3:30-6:30 pm

Performances: Black Box Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts

  • Friday, October 24, 10:30 am* & 7 pm
  • Saturday, October 25, 1 pm and 7 pm
  • Sunday, October 26, 1 pm

* Students will be required to miss one morning of school on 10/24 in order to perform on-site for visiting school groups.

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Audition Workshop, Gr 6-12

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

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

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Master Class: Stage Makeup Intensive, Grades 5-12

Tuition*: NM/$75 M/$70 (*Includes $20 materials fee for basic student theatrical makeup kit)
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: Saturday, October 25, 3-5 pm

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Page to Stage: Myths and Legends, Grades K-2

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

Dates/Times: September 6-November 8, Saturdays, 10:30 am-noon
(No Class 10/4, 10/11)

Final Showcase: November 8, Time TBA

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Stay and Play: Musical Theatre Around the World, Ages 3-5 years

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

Dates/Times: September 13-November 8, Saturdays, 11 am – Noon
(No Class 10/4, 10/11)

Final Showcase: November 8, Time TBA

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Backstage Pass: WCT Runway: Costume Design and Fashion Show, Grades 7-12

Tuition*: NM/$147 M/$132 (*Includes $12 materials fee)
(M)= Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts tuition;(NM)=Non-member tuition

Dates/Times: September 6-November 8, Saturdays, 2-3:30 pm (No Class 10/4, 10/11)

Final Showcase: November 8, Time TBA

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WildCard: Improv Troupe, Grades 5-8

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

Dates/Times: September 9-November 4, Tuesdays, 5-6:30 pm (No Class 10/21)

Final Showcase: November 8, Time TBA

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

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

Dates/Times: September 8-November 3, Mondays, 5-6:30 pm (No Class 10/13)

Final Showcase: November 8, Time TBA

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Music & Movement: Holiday Glee! WCT Show Choir, Grades 3-8

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

Dates/Times: September 8-November 3, Mondays, 5-6:30 pm (No Class 10/13)

Final Showcase: November 8, Time TBA

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

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE! Sign-up to perform at an Artist’s 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: 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 – 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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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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Summer 2014 Private Voice Lessons (Gr 4-Adult)

30-minute lessons held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 4:30-9 pm

Two sessions:
• Session 1: July 7-30 (block of four 30-minute lessons) Tuition $140
• Session 2: August 4-20 (block of three 30-minute lessons) Tuition $105

Summer Voice Policies:
• Summer lesson slots will be reserved on a First Come First Served basis.
• Registration in each session is for the entire block of lessons (no pro-rated registration).
• Payment is due at the time of registration. Students may register in one or both sessions.
Makeup lessons are not available for summer private voice.
• Enrollment in summer lessons does not confer ongoing-student status for school-year lessons.

For more information or to reserve a time slot please contact voice@wctmail.org


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