Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center will be offering theatre classes at Metuchen’s Forum Theater beginning January 15 and 16. The classes for adults and students ages 10 and up will include puppetry, public speaking, improv, and acting. The first class is free so that students can try it out before committing. Sessions run eight weeks.
Thursdays 4:00-5:15 PM.
Fee: $150 + materials fee $50.
Public Speaking & Theatre Games:
Thursdays 5:30-6:30 PM.
Fridays 6:30-7:30 PM.
Adult Improv, Monologues & Scenes:
Fridays 7:30-8:30 PM.
Courses for teens include Marionette Theatre, in which students ages 10-15 will create marionettes and write and perform a puppet show. Public Speaking and Theatre Games will give teens the change to develop public speaking skills through activities and games. Incredible Improv is an acting class for teens that focuses on the use of improvisation to develop acting skills.
For adults, Dragonfly will offer an acting class called Adult Improv, Monologues and Scenes. No experience is necessary for this class.
All courses offer the first class free and session prices are affordable to keep in line with Dragonfly’s mission to make theatrical experiences available to all populations. Dragonfly also welcomes all students, including those with disabilities, to the programs. The classes will be overseen by Dragonfly Artistic Director Catherine LaMoreaux, a NJ-certified educator.
Registration forms and more information can be found on the Dragonfly web site, DragonflyArtsNJ.com. Email the company at DragonflyArtsNJ@gmail.com or call 848-229-3501.