Darien Summer School & Enrichment

Musical Theater Workshop - In person

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kids performing

Entering grade 6-11

Do you have a child who enjoys performing and has a sincere interest in learning about theater and improving his/her acting, singing and/or dancing skills? Is your child motivated to work hard, strive for excellence, and have a lot of fun being part of the magic of putting on a musical production? If your child is that student, this extraordinary program is for her or him!
Your child will gain experience in the following aspects of musical theater:
(1) dance and movement;
(2) music/voice technique;
(3) acting/character development;
and (4) costume design and creation (Your son/daughter will make/create/find/buy some or all of his/her costumes).
Three performances will be held in the Darien High School Auditorium-Dates/Times: Thursday, July 29th @ 7pm, Friday, July 30th @ 7pm, and Saturday, July 31st @ 2pm. The class fee includes two tickets to the performance of one’s choice. Students will be asked to help sell tickets to the performances, as well as place posters to advertise the show around the community.
Enrollment will be limited and based on a first come/first served basis in the following grade range: Students Entering Grades 6-11. Any additions or subtractions to the enrollment criteria are strictly up to the MTW/DSS staff.
**If COVID restrictions do not allow for a live performance in the auditorium, we will explore additional performance options, such a video recording or outdoor performance.
**Some students may be asked to stay an extra hour as the performance dates draw close. Parents will be notified in advance of these requests. There will also be **NO camp on Thursday, July 29th.
**Parents may also be required to purchase some or all of their child’s costume.
**It is important that students be present for the first week of the program as auditions for roles will take place during the first week.


Musical Theater Workshop - In person (MU500)
Sessions:  24
Dates:  6/28/2021 to 7/30/2021
Meeting Times: 
  • Monday 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Tuesday 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Wednesday 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Thursday 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Friday 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Location:  Darien High School Auditorium, Rehearsal Rooms
Instructor: Tim Sorensen
Grades:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Fees:  $799.00 (Tuition)

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