San Francisco Youth Theatre
GRADES 6-12
   

 

SFYT Teens embark on full-scale productions and ensemble work. For serious actors, we offer training of the body, mind and voice, along with audition skills and scene work. SFYT's 415 Teen Ensemble builds a strong sense of community with productions that focus on social justice issues. 

Sliding Scale tuition ALWAYS available. No student is turned away for lack of funds.

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FALL 2017

GRADES 6-12

ACTING IS BELIEVING with Gendell Hing-Hernandez
BRAVA THEATER CENTER

Acting is Believing explores techniques of acting through theatrical games, movement exercises, voice development, storytelling, stage combat and improvisational work. Classes focus on the ingredients and elements found in scenes, monologues and full-length productions. Students grow their creative skills and develop the tools they need to successfully prepare for the parts they were meant to play. This class prepares students for the full scale MAPA@Brava show in winter/spring 2018.

Students will perform in our Winter Showcase: Tuesday, December 5, 5:30 pm at Brava Theater

WEDNESDAYS September 20 – December 5
4:15–5:45 pm  

$300 ten/week session. Sliding Scale Tuition Available 

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SINGING FOR MUSICAL THEATRE with Marcelo Pereira
BRAVA THEATER CENTER

This class will focus on basic techniques for good, healthy singing. Students will learn vocal development through proper breath control, articulation and presentation of musical theatre repertoire. Learn to sing solo and in harmony with group ensembles. Develop your voice and performance skills!

Students will perform in our Winter Showcase: Tuesday, December 5, 5:30 pm at Brava Theater

TUESDAYS: September 19 – December 5
4:15–5:45 pm  

$300 10/week session. Sliding Scale Tuition Available 

Register Online  

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GRADES 8-12
YOUR BEST AUDITION with Paul Collins
RED POPPY ART HOUSE

Looking your best at an audition is essential to achieving your goals in landing that lead role or getting into a performing arts school. This class covers the essential aspects of a strong audition, and is especially geared towards students interested in going to Ruth Asawa SF School of the Arts (SOTA) or a BFA College program.  

Choosing and Preparing Audition Materials: students will learn how to choose appropriate material with which to audition and prepare at least two monologues in different styles.  

The Audition Process: students will hone their audition materials and be given opportunities to perform in front of others. 

Students will perform in our Winter Showcase: Tuesday, December 5, 5:30 pm at Brava Theater

SATURDAYSOctober 7–December 30

10 AM-12:30 PM (every two weeks)
(SOTA AUDITIONS ARE 1/6)
$350/session. Sliding Scale Tuition Available

Register Online 

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For teens interested in Technical Theatre... 
MAPA@Brava's SF Running Crew

Tuesdays & Wednesdays: Ongoing; 4:30-6:30 pm 
Get hands-on training in stage & production management, lighting & electricity, sound engineering and basic technical skills from professional theatre artists and technicians. Earn a stipend! 

LEARN MORE ABOUT MAPA@BRAVA AND ITS YOUTH ARTS PARTNERS 

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GRADES 10 through College 

NEW DREAM ENSEMBLE PRODUCTION!
THE BURIALS by Caitlin Parish
Directed by Cliff Mayotte 
RED POPPY ART HOUSE 

SF Youth Theatre is proud to present its newest DREAM Ensemble production, the West Coast Premiere of Caitlin Parish's powerful play about a school shooting. How does a group of students stand up to gun violence in the midst of intense political and social pressure?

Students will perform in our Winter Showcase: Tuesday, December 5, 5:30 pm at Brava Theater

AUDITIONS: September 19 & 21 5:30-7:30 pm • Red Poppy Art House
REHEARSALS: October 3–Feb 7 • TUESDAYS 5:30-7:30 • SATURDAYS 10-12:30
PERFORMANCES: February 8-10

$400 activity fee. No one turned away for lack of funds! Sliding Scale Tuition Available