Tri-State offers teen acting workshop

| 29 Sep 2011 | 02:59

Sussex — Tri-State Actors Theater will offer a one-evening Teen Acting Workshop, for ages 11-17, on Wednesday, June 3 in the historic Crescent Theater, 74 Main Street, Sussex. The Acting Workshop, which will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m., is an opportunity to learn acting from an experienced actress and theater teacher, Fran DeCesare. As a professional actor who has played featured roles in theater, film and television, DeCesare is a valued leader in Tri-State’s theater education programs. She teaches children and teenagers in both one-day workshops and ongoing classes throughout the year. The Acting Workshop will include warm-up exercises to prepare actors mentally and physically, and theater games that stretch performers’ imagination. Improvisation will also be incorporated to place the actors in real and imagined situations that will be developed into scenes and stage action. Fee per person is $30 for the workshop. In addition to the June 3 workshop, Tri-State will offer a one-week theater camp for children, ages 6-12, and one for teens, ages 13-17, from July 6 - 10. Children’s camp from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Program includes poetry theater and scenes from children’s plays. On Friday, class will be from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with a final performance at 12:15 p.m. for family and friends. Teen camp from 2 to 5 p.m. Teen camp will include short sketches and scenes from teen scene books, and some scenes created as a class. On Friday, class will be from 2 - 4 p.m. with a final performance for family and friends at 4 p.m. Both camps will include acting warm-up exercises, theater games, and improvisation games. Beginners and first-timers are encouraged to join. Camp registration fee is $180 per student. For more information, or to register, call 973-875-2950 or visit its Web site at