High School Performance Ensemble
Nov 3, 2018–May 5, 2019
This ultimate theatre production class is for teens who are ready to step into the spotlight. Led by Conservatory Director Stephanie Temple, actors perform a full-scale ensemble production with a two-weekend run. Past productions include: What the Fairytale?!, The Odyssey, The Good Woman of Setzuan, Dracula, The Canterville Ghost.
Full Session: $1,100 (includes company sweatshirt and performance DVD.)
Important: Classes have been canceled on Nov 17 due to poor air quality.
Nov 3, 2018–May 5, 2019
Saturdays, 11:00AM–1:00PM (Nov–Dec)
Saturdays, 10:00AM–1:00PM (Jan–May)
Performances: April 26-May 5 (Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays & Sundays at 2pm)
Interview/audition mandatory for students new to NCTC. Please contact Stephanie@nctcsf.org to set up an appointment. Returning NCTC students are able to sign up without the interview.
ABOUT THIS CLASS
The Performance Ensemble is the crown jewel of classes at NCTC. We often have very dedicated students who take the class all throughout high school, with some alternating between performing or offering to stage manage. We love when new students join the mix too. The focus of this class is on building a cohesive ensemble. We don’t choose projects that have only two leading roles and everyone else has a small part. Sure, some do speak more than others, but we work hard to make sure there are opportunities for all. When we can’t find the right script, we make our own. Past productions have included The Melodrama Project (exploring early American theatre,) The Odyssey, MUNI (an original sketch comedy,) a groovy 1960’s version of The Canterville Ghost, Neil Simon’s The Good Doctor, Dracula, The Brother’s Grimm Spectaculathon! (a parody of children’s theatre,) and a teen angst version of Alice in Wonderland.
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"I’m always excited to come to NCTC and my confidence has grown immensely throughout the time I’ve worked here."
"NCTC is my favorite place on earth. The people here are amazing and very supportive."
"Over the past 5 years I have built a community of people I really care for at NCTC. NCTC has given me so many opportunities to challenge myself and be creative."
"NCTC is a place where I can be confident and take risks. The community is so nice and welcoming. It is like a second home to me."
"Every time I come to NCTC, I feel like I’m at home and I can let my theatre spirit run free!"