Youth Theatre

The JCC’s Youth Theatre program provides an energetic creative outlet for kids and teens in grades 3-12 to learn about theatre and the arts, and for experienced actors to try more challenging roles. This fall we’re offering virtual theatre classes. See below for more information!

JCC Youth Theatre Virtual Classes; Fall 2020


Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 13 – November 12 @ 7-8PM

Grades 7 – 12 • Program fee $120

Class is limited to 8 participants
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In this online class, participants will learn a variety of acting techniques to bring their character to life! Topics include voice and breathing, posture and facial expressions, and pacing and delivery. Participants are asked to prepare a monologue of their choosing for the first day of class. Or if they prefer, we will provide them with one. At the end of the class the monologues will be recorded and streamed to share with family and friends. Instructor – Annie Pesch.


Mondays, October 26 – December 14 @ 4-5PM

Grades 3 – 6 • Program fee $120

Class is limited to 8 participants
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All of us are natural storytellers, even from a young age! In this online class, participants will create their own stories and bring them to life! Instructor, Annie Pesch, will begin each class with leading theatre games related to the topics covered that week – including characters, plot, conflict, resolution, and theme. In the final weeks, participants will learn how to bring their story to life using acting techniques. The class will culminate with each participant applying what they learned to perform their own story. The stories will be streamed for an audience of family and friends.

Contact Meryl Hattenbach at (937) 401-1550 or mhattenbach@jfgd.net for more information.

Thank you to our sponsor

JCC Program Manager

Meryl Hattenbach

Phone: 937-401-1550

Email: MHattenbach@jfgd.net

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