ARTS EDUCATION AT THE PALACE THEATRE
Inspire, challenge, engage through the arts.

Our Vision:
We envision a vibrant and diverse community where EVERY person is empowered and inspired through self-expression to embrace Arts Education and lifelong appreciation of the Performing Arts.

Our Mission:
To engage, motivate, and energize by creating opportunities that build confidence, instill passion, and transform lives.
     

Triple Threat Performer Intensive

 July 5th – July 9th, 2021 | 9:30am-3:30pm | Cost $400 | Ages: 10-16
Registration and Permission Form
Brochure

Registration begins on April 1st, 2021

Under the inspiring direction of Luis Salgado (Broadway Assistant Choreographer of the Tony-winning “In the Heights” and choreographer for Nickelodeon),  students will immerse themselves in the exciting process of Acting, Singing, and Dancing -- with a focus on the making of Art with A Purpose. This highly unique training is expertly designed to encompass the diverse components of Musical Theatre. 

Classes will be personally led by Luis Salgado and a select group of experienced New York artists from his renowned company, Salgado Productions, to provide students with the well-rounded training they require.

Students will fully engage in classes each day exploring the disciplines of acting, singing, and dancing. Genres of dance include Musical Theatre, Hip-Hop, Latin Fusion, Broadway Jazz, and Body Percussion.

At the end of the transformative week, students will have a deeper understanding of how to integrate successfully song, dance, and character interpretation within a musical theatre piece, using all the tools to support their journey as an actor to communicate their character’s central truth.


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YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL
“Scene Study”

A Complimentary program meeting once a week on Zoom
6 Friday’s, February 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021.

4-6:30 PM
Grades 6th – 8th

Permission Form  


*This program is currently filled. Please contact the Director of Education Carol Bryan at cbyran@palacestamford.org to be added to the waitlist. 

Actors will be acquainted with various acting techniques, introduced to script analysis, and collaborate with scene partners. Materials will be provided for the actors and all work will be done in class on Zoom. There will be an informal share of the work with invited friends and family at the end of the 6-week course.

The program exposes students to the pillars of dramatic acting and writing.  Each class will include exercises in ensemble building, improv, theatre, and will increase students' confidence when it comes to sharing ideas. 

For more info please contact the Director of Education Carol Bryan at cbryan@palacestamford.org  or 203-517-3431
 
This program is free of charge thanks to the generous sponsorship of Pitney Bowes:

  

DANCEFEST IS BACK AND FREE OF CHARGE FOR 2021

WE ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE CB FESTIVAL PRODUCTIONS WILL PARTNER WITH  SALGADO PRODUCTIONS AND R’EVOLUCION LATINA TO PRODUCE THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL.

WE RESPECT YOUR PASSION AND DEDICATION TO YOUR ART, SO THIS YEAR WE ARE MAKING THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO JOIN US FOR A FREE OF CHARGE DANCE WEEKEND. EVEN THOUGH DANCEFEST CANNOT BE IN PERSON THIS YEAR AND THE STUDENT PERFORMANCE MUST WAIT UNTIL 2022, WE WILL BE OFFERING A WEEKEND OF FANTASTIC MASTERCLASSES IN SIX DIFFERENT GENRES WITH THE WORLD’S FINEST INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS VIA ZOOM.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23RD
SUNDAY, JANUARY 24TH




The registration process will be online and once you have chosen your classes, you will receive a link inviting you to join each class via Zoom. The classes are open for dancers ages 10-18 years old. 

We look forward to dancing with you soon!

To register visit carolbryan.com  
Registration closes Friday, January 22nd, 2021 at 12 pm



The 2021 Ernie DiMattia
Emerging Young Artist Awards

  for the writing of an original 15-minute one-act play.

Download the 2021 forms here:
Letters to Principals and Teachers
Criteria
Application
Plays and Applications are due on or before the end of the business day (5 pm) Feb 1st, 2021

Join us in bringing the joy of arts education to deserving high school students with a virtual reading of their original one-act plays by famed New York City actors. The reading will take place on Sunday, March 14th from 4 pm-5 pm via Zoom with guest director Luis Salgado and Salgado Productions actors, we invite everyone to join us by CLICKING HERE

Guest Director for staged play reading of the 3 winning plays



Luis Salgado is an international director, choreographer, and educator from Puerto Rico that has fallen in love with the magic and power of telling stories on stage. Most recently Luis directed Matilda, The Musical, a bilingual version of FAME, the Musical that was translated and developed by Salgado Productions and won the 2020 Helen Hayes award for Outstanding Musical. Virtually Luis served as associate director and co-choreographer for the virtual concert Viva Broadway, Hear Our Voices. He was the assistant Latin choreographer of In the Heights on Broadway, which won four Tony Awards.  Luis was the associate director/choreographer of Cirque de Soliel's Paramour in Hamburg Germany. Among the productions he has directed/choreographed in the United States and abroad are the Holland Production of On Your Feet, RAGTIME, TO BE OR NOT TO BE... a Shakespearean Experience, AIDA, Amigo Duende the Musical, In The Heights, Bountiful, Zuccotti Park, Song of Solomon, Speed the Plow, The Tempest, and the 2018/19 Upfront events for TELEMUNDO. In 2017 Luis directed and choreographed the U.S premiere of the Spanish version of In The Heights at GALA Theatre in Washington D.C which received nine 2018 Helen Hayes Awards including Best Musical, Best Direction, and Best Choreography.
 
Luis is the founder/director of R.Evolución Latina, an affiliate of the non-profit organization Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Luis’ personal mission as an artist and a leader is to empower society through the arts to make a change for the better

Play Reading Actors:
  


Congratulations to our 2021 winners

  



Congratulations to all our winners!
2010 - 2020
2020 
Jeison Lenis Lopez, Zaida Rio Polanco, Naomi Young,  Samantha Vertucci, Charlie Johnson, Serena Shifrin, Playwriting
2019 Emilia Getzinger, Alexandra Levins, Grace O'Rourke, Cassie Lang, Charlotte Marvin, Mya Turner, Playwriting
2018 Andrew Casturo-Burnette, Kristina Dignelli, and William Donovan, Playwriting 
2017 Olivia Falkenrath, Quinn Murphy, and Ryan Polistena, Playwriting
2016 Ariel Abergel, Isabelle Pierce, Michael Busani, Yona Dervishi, Playwriting
2015 Stephanie Walsh, Playwriting
2014 Anna Black, Original Composition
2013 Elizabeth D'Aiuto, Vocalist
2012 EJ Couloucoundis, Vocalist
2011 Danny Pravder, Jazz Pianist
2010 Anna Leunis, Violinist

 
 


Palace ArtsCrew

 

ArtsCrew members serve as interns while accruing community service hours and National Honor Society hours all while gaining valuable insight into the behind-the-scenes of a performing arts center. Students will be exposed to the inner workings of the departments that make up the core of a performing arts center; Marketing, Development, Finance, Education, Box Office, and Production.

To apply to be an ArtsCrew member contact the Education Department at 203.517.3431 or cbryan@palacestamford.org. To be eligible you must be a High School senior.

 


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