Due to COVID-19 recommendations issuesd by the CDC and the State of New Jersey, Shore Thing Theater’s spring term is postponed until such time as classes can resume in a healthy and responsible manner. Please check back for updates, or feel free to reach out to the theater at 732-508-0807 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you all soon. Stay safe, and wash your hands. 🙂
Spring term will begin after a hiatus. Stay tuned here for dates. Terms are for 8 weeks unless otherwise specified.
*Registration form is located at bottom of this page. Payment is due at first class.*
Youth Improv (ages 7-12)
5:30pm – 7pm $200
This class teaches the basics of improv and reminds kids that there is no wrong way to make-believe! Learn listening skills, cooperation and storytelling. Boost confidence! Make friends and have fun.
Improv 201 – Short Form Games – (Adults)
7:00pm – 8:30pm $200
Open to anyone who has completed the Intro class. In this class we start playing short form games. Take skills of listening, cooperation, collaborations and imagination that you began to develop in the into class and learn the fun games you see in improv shows. Intro class or instructor permission required.
Teen Improv (ages 13-18)
6pm – 7:30pm $200
Wallflower? Smarty pants? Class clown? Drama kid? Everyone will have a good time in this class! Learn basic improv games and scenes, listening and collaboration. Great for teens who want to hone their acting or performance skills or who just want to get creative and active and try something different. Take it once, or take it again and again- in improv, every time is new.
Introduction to Improvisation (Adults)
7:30pm – 9pm $200
Your first improv class? Great! New to improv, but a theater veteran? Fantastic! Just want to get out and have fun with a group of strangers? Perfect! This is an amazing class for anyone who is looking to explore their creative side, learn to communicate and tell stories, and have FUN! No theatrical experience of any kind is needed. Come as you are and learn the basics of improv in a fast-paced comfortable, judgement-free zone.
Rotating Workshop series, $10/Drop In, $45/5 class punch card :
6:30pm – 7:45pm Storytelling (1st and 3rd Wednesdays) Learn how to craft and tell *your* stories, as you may have heard on the Moth. Get group critique. There will be a performance of stories after 8 weeks.
6:30pm – 7:45pm Poetry (2nd and 4th Wednesdays) Read your poetry, workshop poems and get group critique. We’ll do a performance reading after 8 classes.
8pm – 9:15pm Stand Up Comedy (2nd and 4th Wednesdays) Learn the basics of stand up etiquette, get comfortable holding a mic and working with a mic stand. Workshop your material, timing and get off book. Safe environment to try something new before you hit the open mics. Saturday night performance at the end of the 8 weeks.
Improv 401 – Long Form Improvisation – Adults
6:30pm – 8pm $200 (No class on 4/30)
Introduction to long form improv – we will work on finding the beats of a scene and creating rich characters with stories that you want to know more about. Student show to be performed at the end of this course. Instructor permission required.
Workshop Intensives! $25 for a 2 hour drop in class, focusing on a different skill weekly. Instructor permission required.
Classes will generally be run from 12:30pm – 2:30pm. There will be some exceptions, please check with the instructor.
Workshops need a minimum of 4 participants to run, please register early. Cancelled workshops will be announced by 7pm on Friday before class. When registering, please include the date and name of class you would like to take. NEXT ROUND OF INTENSIVES BEGIN AFTER THE HIATUS.