The Junior Company is an intensive theatre program for Ridgewood District students who have completed grades 4-8 and who are interested in acting. Students will learn and develop acting skills through theater games, workshops, character development classes and scene work. The program culminates in performances of original plays commissioned from New Players alumni.
The program involves a 3-week session, Tuesday July 6th – Friday, July 23rd. Students must attend each session without interruption. Students may be asked to discontinue the program if absences occur.
Sessions are held from 10:00-2:00 during weeks one and two and from 10:00-3:00 during week three. The program culminates in a full performance. Rehearsals and performances are at Ridgewood High School.
The Junior Company is taught by advanced high school theatre students under the supervision of New Players Company staff members.
The tuition fee for the 2021 Junior Company is $800.00 payable at the time of the application. You may pay with a check made out to NPC Association.