Spring 2019

Classes meet here:

Hoboken Children’s Theater Studios
1317 Willow Avenue, 2nd Floor, Hoboken  [map]

Performances:

Mile Square Theatre
1400 Clinton Street, Hoboken [map]
Corner of 14th and Clinton streets (north of the viaduct)

Songs & Scenes Grades K-2

The first step on the road to performing. Learn musical numbers and scenes to be presented on the last day of class. A fun way to start singing and dancing your heart out!

Instructors: Arielle Legere & Jessica Yagoda

  • Tuesdays
    April 16, 2019 - June 18, 2019
    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
    Final performance: June 18, 3:15–4:00
  • Wednesdays
    April 17, 2019 - June 19, 2019
    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
    Final performance: June 19, 3:15–4:00
  • Fridays
    April 12, 2019 - June 21, 2019
    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
    Final performance: June 21, 3:15–4:00
    No class on Good Friday, April 19
Details Price Qty
Tuesdays $260 (USD)  
Wednesdays $260 (USD)  
Fridays $260 (USD)  

This season’s performance:

Theater Games Grades 1-3

Come play with us! We will teach you how to use theater games to learn what it means to be an actor!

Jessica Yagoda with Arielle Legere

  • Saturdays
    March 16, 2019 - May 4, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
    The final class on May 4th will be a SHARE with parents or caregivers.

This season’s performance:

Sing! Dance! Act! Grades 2-4

This class is for the child with an interest in performing. Real scripts and costumes, real choreography—and real performances!

Director: Arielle Legere, Musical Director: Jessica Yagoda

  • Tuesdays
    April 16, 2019 - June 20, 2019
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    MANDATORY Dress rehearsal: Mon June 17, 3:30–5:00
    Performances: Tue June 18, 6:00 (actors arrive 5:00); Thu June 20, 6:00 (actors arrive 5:00)
  • Wednesdays
    April 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    MANDATORY Dress rehearsal: Mon June 17, 5:15–6:45
    Performances: Wed June 19, 6:00 (actors arrive 5:00); Fri June 21, 6:00 (actors arrive 5:00)
Details Price Qty
Tuesdays $600 (USD)  
Wednesdays $600 (USD)  

This season’s performance:

It is Skyler's birthday and she’s planned the biggest celebration of the year. But in the middle of the party, something mysterious happens – all the adults suddenly vanish! Trapped in the backyard, the kids realize they must create a brand new society. However when they elect Skyler’s older brother, Charlie, as their ruler, things really begin to spin out of control. Eventually the kids learn a big lesson in responsibility, while Skyler and Charlie develop a greater respect for one another.

Theater Games & Improv Grades 4-6

This class will focus on creating a collaborative space to have fun and create! We will use theater games and improvisation to take acting to the next level and work together as a supportive ensemble who can jump into anything!

Jessica Yagoda with Arielle Legere

  • Saturdays
    March 16, 2019 - May 4, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:15 pm
    The final class on May 4th will be a SHARE with parents or caregivers.

This season’s performance:

Performance Workshop Grades 4-6

This class is for the dedicated actor with some performance experience who is ready to seriously focus on all aspects of a musical production.

Directors: Arielle Legere & Jessica Yagoda, Musical Director: Caleb Damschroeder

  • Fridays 4:00-6:30
    April 5, 2019 - June 15, 2019
    4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    MANDATORY Dress rehearsal: Thu June 13, 4:00-7:00
    Performances: Fri June 14, 7pm, Sat June 15, 2pm & 7pm
    No class on Good Friday, April 19
Details Price Qty
Fridays 4:00-6:30 $680 (USD)  

This season’s performance:

A fantastic musical adventure about an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts, sets about restoring an old race car  with the help of his children Jeremy and Jemima. They soon discover the car is magic, and has the ability to float and take flight. When the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself, the family joins forces with Truly Scrumptious and Grandpa Potts to outwit the dastardly Baron and Baroness and their villainous henchman, the Child Catcher. Based on the the beloved film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr. is one blockbuster that audiences will find "Truly Scrumptious.

Teen Improv Grades 7-12

Come play with us as we dive into the spontaneous art of improvisation! We will learn how to get out of our heads and onto the stage while building a strong group dynamic. This class will be focused on making quick acting choices and following each unique creative impulse to the fullest extent. The final class will be an improv show for family and friends.

Jessica Yagoda with Arielle Legere

  • Saturdays
    March 16, 2019 - May 4, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    The final class on May 4th will be a presentation for family and friends.

This season’s performance:

Teen Workshop Grades 6-9

This class is for the dedicated actor with some performance experience who is ready to seriously focus on all aspects of a musical production.

Director: Chase Leyner, Stage Manager: Arielle Legere, Musical Director: Caleb Damschroeder

  • Thursdays 4:30-7:00
    March 14, 2019 - May 11, 2019
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    MANDATORY Tech Week: Tues May 7, Wed May 8 & Thu May 9, 4:00-7:00
    Performances: Fri May 10, 7pm, Sat March 11, 2pm & 7pm

This season’s performance:

Shy teenager Eleanor has built a fantasy world around the sci-fi comic books she collects. To the distress of her mother, she has learned to avoid the pains of growing up by escaping into fantasy, imagining herself to be an unrecognized superhero. When she is mysteriously thrust into the Website World of her favorite comic book, Eleanor is drawn into the conflict between Shak Graa, Arch-Creep of Chaos, and the Starmites, a Boy Band group of guardian angels of Innerspace. She turns out to be the legendary Milady, teen superhero who must lead the Mites on their Quest to save the Galaxy. Standing in her way are a colorful assortment of villains including the Diva, Queen of Innerspace and her Banshee warriors. With the help of hip-hop heartthrob Space Punk, Eleanor learns to own up to the inner power she has always denied, defeating her foes and conquering the evil force of the "Cruelty."

Policies

Payment Payment in full must be received to hold class spot.

Please send check or money order payable to Hoboken Children's Theater to:

Hoboken Children's Theater
55 Sterling Avenue
Weehawken, NJ 07086

Attendance It is very important to be at all rehearsals. We understand absences due to illness, but do not register if you foresee multiple absences due to schedule conflicts.

Cancellations We reserve the right to cancel any class that does not meet the enrollment requirements.

Refunds Students withdrawing at least 24 hours prior to the first day of class receive a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee. Students withdrawing after the first class, but before the second, receive a 50% refund. No refunds are given after the second class, regardless of attendance.