Count Basie Theatre
The Count Basie Theatre’s educational mission is to provide a foundation of cultural enrichment to students of all ages and economic levels. These efforts include arts instruction and coursework, plus unique programs like professional development for teachers and bus-in programs for students in underprivileged school districts. The theatre’s Education and Outreach Programs and its faculty aim to offer an ever-changing suite of programming designed to enrich the Count Basie Theatre community as a whole.
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 

Need Help? Have Questions?
Contact the Education Department
Phone: 732-224-8778 x 125
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
Email: sbrennan@countbasietheatre.org

Workshops

SPECIAL WORKSHOPS

To Register call 732-224-8778 x125 or mail, fax or hand deliver.  

Click here for a printable registration form that you can mail or fax or hand deliver.

Online Registration available with workshops indicated by an asterisk.*


MARCH
 
SATURDAY, MAR. 22 or MAR. 29 or APR. 5 or APR. 12
IMPROVISATION FOR KIDS*
INSTRUCTOR: MICHAEL O’KEEFFE
1-2PM AGES: 6-9 FEE: $15 (PER CLASS) 2-4PM AGES: 10-15 FEE: $20 (PER CLASS)
This one day workshop will be offered multiple times during our spring term. Students will learn the basics of improvisation; how to experiment with a variety of “choices” and understanding the importance of acceptance. While Improv is great fun for all ages, the principles learned can be applied to enhance your acting techniques and role interpretation. This workshop is a great way to develop self-confidence and the ability to think on your feet. All great skills as an actor and in your personal life.

APRIL

SATURDAY APRIL 5 OR APRIL 12
IMPROVISATION FOR KIDS
This one day workshop will be offered twice during our spring term. Students will learn the basics of comedy improvisation and how to experiment with a variety of “choices.” Improvisation is great fun for all ages, and a great way to develop self-confidence and the ability to think on your feet -- an important life skill for everyone.
INSTRUCTOR: MICHAEL O’KEEFFE
1-2PM AGES: 7-10 FEE: $15 PER CLASS 2-4PM AGES: 11-15 FEE: $20 PER CLASS


MAY

THURSDAY MAY 15 & 22
MACBETH... MURDER, MYSTERY, MAYHEM TWO-SESSION WORKSHOP
William Shakespeare’s Macbeth is considered one of his darkest and most powerful tragedies. The play dramatizes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil is chosen as a way to fulfil one’s ambition for power. In this workshop students will be immersed into the Elizabethan world as they unravel the words of the Bard and delve into the motivating influences behind each character. Participants should bring a prepared monologue.
INSTRUCTOR: ELANA PAMM
6-7:30PM AGES: 12-17 FEE: $55




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