Take Note Troupe
TNT’s award winning staging of Shakespeare in the Park is a demanding endeavor w/limited enrollment by audition only. Participants and their families must commit to a rigorous rehearsal and performance schedule. All applicants must demonstrate a high level of commitment to practicing and further developing TNT’s PLAY THEORY principles.
Each applicant will read The Taming of the Shrew and submit a two page essay on the play’s value to our current society, as well as a 1 page summary of PLAY THEORY principles. Essays must be submitted no later than auditions (see below) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents must commit to helping in various capacities in May and June. We’ll need help with sewing, set up, clean up, security, concessions, and of course, promoting our shows!
Orientation is January 12th at 7:00pm, followed by two weeks of audition preparation (Thursdays from 7-9pm). Auditions will be on Friday January 27th with callbacks Saturday January 28th. Registration will occur after the cast list is posted.
Ages 14-18 ~ Meets Thursdays 7:00-9:00pm (with some additional days for select scenes who meet by appointment with directors) In May, plan on additional Monday thru Saturday rehearsals for 3 weeks before performances. Shows May 26th and June 1, 2, 3,5,7, 8, 9 & 10 (subject to change) Mandatory Dress Rehearsal and Run Through rehearsal during the week of May 22.
|Shakespeare in the Park (Spring 2017)||$300||Coming Soon|
Learn the basic skills of improvisational theater with an emphasis on TNT’s PLAY THEORY
Course Goals: Participants develop positive communication and life skills through interactive games and activities focusing on building trust and collaborative creation in scene work on stage and in life. Class wraps up with a performance for friends and family.
Directors: Brady Holmes and Spencer Sanders, OTS Team Leaders
Semester Class meets Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 PM beginning January 10th @ 4357 Pacific St., Rocklin
Open Enrollment for ages 12-16
Cost $150 per Semester
|Improve with Improv (Semester)||$150||More info|
This an advanced improv class that requires approval from a PLAY THEORY coach to participate. All participants must be well versed in TNT’s PLAY THEORY and should have taken a beginning improv class such as Improve with Improv.
Course Goals: Participants build trust and collaborative creation in scene work on stage and in life. Course culminates with an improv show at end of term. Some participant may be featured in On the Spot Comedy shows as an Up and Coming Player. There will be also be 2 performances for family and friends, Feb 27th and May 6th.
Director: LaRee Florence
Semester Class meets Tuesdays 5:10-6:30 beginning January 10th @ 4357 Pacific St., Rocklin.
For ages 14-18, upon recommendation by Improv Coaches
Cost $150 per Semester
|Advanced Improv (Semester)||Cost $150||More Info|
On The Spot Comedy
On the Spot (OTS) is TNT’s award winning improv team. Audiences love OTS’s upbeat entertaining energy. This is a professional, elite group ready to shine in the spotlight. Placement is by audition and is limited to those well versed in PLAY THEORY, TNT’s method and willing to commit to a demanding practice and performance schedule. OTS players typically come through the ranks of Dramatic Moments and Improve with Improv classes. Meets Thursdays 4:00-6:30 (& Saturdays before a show) Performs monthly on Saturdays through out the year at OTS’ stage, 4357 Pacific Street, Rocklin, CA 95677. Placement by audition. (Audition August 26 & 27, 2016)
|On The Spot Comedy (Semester)||$200||Sign Up for Audition
Habits of Happiness 6 Week Workshop (Coming Soon)
A transformative six week course designed to provide a safe environment where participants learn how to apply PLAY THEORY principles through role play and discussion.
For ages 12-18 ~ Meeting time tbd
Course Facilitator: Caitlin Markham, MA, MFTI, is a practicing therapist intern and published freelance writer currently based in Sacramento, CA. Please contact Caitlin with any questions. caitlin.markham
|Habits of Happiness (Financial Assistance Available)||$180||More Info|