Classes & Workshops

  • Voice Lessons

    Aug 4, 2015 | Saratoga Senior Center | , , , , , ,

    Vocal Instructors:  Casey Gray   9th Grade and UP (Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays)                              Alyssa Jones  2nd Grade through 6th Grade (Mondays and Fridays)                              Amy Shake     5th Grade through 9th Grade (Thursdays and Saturdays)   Please contact Casey at to become a student! Lessons are held at Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St. Saratoga Springs please use rear entrance Lessons are offered by quarter. Payment plan is available please speak with Leigh or Casey.  Quarter 1: September, October and November – No Labor Day Week and Thanksgiving Week (11 weeks) – $605/hour lessons and $385/half hour lessons Quarter 2: December, January, February – No February Break or Christmas Week (10 weeks) – $550/hour lessons and $350/half hour lessons Quarter 3: March, April, May – No spring break or SSHS Tech Week (11 weeks) – $605/hour lessons and $385/half hour lessons Quarter 4: June, July and August – No lessons on July 4th, SCT Spring Show Tech Week and one week summer vacation (11 weeks) – $605/hour lessons and $385/half hour lessons  VOICE LESSON POLICY...
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  • Beginner Musical Theatre Dance for Ages 6-10

    Oct 19, 2017 at 4:30pm | Saratoga Senior Center |

    Beginner Musical Theatre Dance Classes Current Session  Thursday, October 19th through Thursday, November 9th from 4:30am-5:15pm   NEXT Sessions Available to Register Below!!  Thursday, November 16 through Thursday, December 14th from 4:30-5:15pm. NO CLASS on November 23rd. Thursday, December 21st through Thursday, January 11th from 4:30-5:15pm   Throughout the course of the this four week session your child will learn the basics of Musical Theatre Dance while having fun working with popular musical theatre songs! On the last day we will have a performance to showcase all the dances they learned throughout the workshop. Instructors: Leigh Berenis and Jackson Cassady Classes held at Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St. Saratoga Springs Ages – 6-10 Fee $40 Thursday’s, November 16th – December 14th NO Class on November 23rd   Thursday’s, December 21st – January 11th  
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  • Dance Classes

    Nov 14, 2017 at 6:00pm | Saratoga Senior Center |

    It is official SCT is starting Dance Classes!!  Instructor: Laura Racht Laura Racht is dancer/choreographer from Saratoga County. She earned her Music Theater degree with a minor in dance from Rider University’s Westminster Choir College. During her time there she had the privilege of studying Theater Jazz with Marymount Manhattan College’s Geoffrey Doig-Marx for Theater Jazz (also a choreographer at Park Playhouse) at the Princeton Ballet School in Princeton, NJ. Some of her credits at Westminster Choir College include choreographing for “Light in the Piazza”, and taking the position of dance captain for “Oklahoma!” as well as a showcase at Shetler Studios Penthouse in New York City. Since her return to the Capital Region she has been teaching dance at World Class Gymnastics. She has also had the opportunity to choreograph for Shenendehowa Middle Schools including their production of “Camp Rock” and “The Lion King”.     TUESDAY CLASS at the Saratoga Senior Center Current Session:November 14-January 2 (8 Weeks)  NEXT Session: January 16-March 6 (8 Weeks) Sign up below! Dance Attire: We strongly recommend Leotards and Tights for Girls. Please wear something that is more form fitting if you do not own a leotard. Shorts and T-shirt or Tank...
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  • Improvisation & The Actor’s Toolbox

    Nov 18, 2017 at 9:30am | Saratoga Senior Center | , ,

    Improvisation & The Actor’s Toolbox Saturday Morning Class November 18, December 2, 16 & January 6, 13, 20 ( No Class on November 25, December 9, 23 and 30)   Using improvisation and theatre games students will explore the 5 tools from the Actor’s Toolbox: body, voice, concentration, imagination, and cooperation. Each week will focus on a different tool and the final week will end with a sharing of the students’ favorite games and tools. This is the base of how we develop characters and bring them from the page to the stage!    Fee: $90   All classes are held at the Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams Street (please park in the parking lot behind the building and go through the back door)   Ages: 4-6 Class will be from 9:30am-10:30am   Ages 7-10 Class will be from 10:45-11:45  
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  • Dance Workout Class

    Dec 14, 2017 at 6:30pm | Saratoga Senior Center | ,

    Thursday Class from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams Street Instructor: Alyssa Jones Looking to do something with your child? Look no further! This class will be a fun workout that will incorporate Musical Theatre and Jazz dance combinations! It is for 7th graders and up; open to all levels! You do not have to have a child participating to take this class. It is open to anyone! Don’t hesitate if you are an adult and are not sure if there will be anyone else there, we already have adults set to join this class! 1st Session December 14th-January 4th (4 weeks)  Fee: $40   2nd Session January 11th – February 1st Fee: $40      
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  • Acting Lessons

    Dec 17, 2017 | Saratoga Senior Center | , , ,

    Discuss progress and identify problems that need to be addressed, warm-up and acting technique exercises, work on current repertoire (monologues and songs), and identify goals, objective and learn to play actions. Will also work on college prep for both acting through songs and monologues. Acting Coaches- Leigh Berenis Time Slots are available upon request. Please contact Leigh at to schedule your lesson time.  Classes held at Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St. Saratoga Springs Single Acting Lesson Fee: $30/half hour Fee: $60/hour      
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  • The 24 Hour Project

    Jan 14, 2018 at 4:00pm | Saratoga Senior Center | ,

    A group of actors, writers, directors, costumers, props masters, set designers come together to create a one act musical or play in 24 hours. Fee $80 LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE For Grades 9 – Freshman in College who are home on break! — We highly encourage students interested in all aspects of theatre to attend the Project! The students will be staying overnight at the Saratoga Senior Center with 24 hour adult supervision. Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring your favorite snack to share!   The project will begin at 4:00pm on Sunday, January 14th and will be performed Monday, January 15th (Martin Luther King Day). During the course of the 24 hours students will be collaborating in a small group to create a new work. Upon arrival the students will pull names out of a hat to broken up into two groups where they will create two different shows. They will be guided by Leigh Berenis and other staff members who will not be involved in the creative process. The costumer, props master and set designer for both shows will make a storage unit trip with a staff or board member to gather the materials necessary...
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