Grades 1-3, Fridays

Imagination and teamwork are at the center of this class, which uses improv, theatre games, and scenework to expand the children’s creativity and understanding of theatre.  


Beginning Acting For The Stage with Jake Vander Linden

  • Jake starred in the First Broadway National Tour of Ghost the Musical based on the movie starring Patrick Swayze and Whoopi Goldberg, and holds many regional and NYC credits. He is an actor, director, improviser, and teacher, who holds a Bachelors in Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Millikin University in Illinois. He has directed over a dozen children's theatre productions in the Hudson Valley and teaches classes in scene study, movement, acting technique and improv. Jake is passionate about sharing theatre with young people, and is always blown away by how fast kids are able to grow in the arts!