In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home — and her fins — behind and live in the world above. But first, she'll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she's the girl whose enchanting voice he's been seeking.
THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. is presented as part of the LCT Youth Theatre Education Programs. Registration is open to youth grades 3rd through 7th and the cost to participate is $175 per student. The price includes 2 complimentary admissions a performance of their choice. By registering your child for this production they will be automatically cast in the production. Roles will be assigned on the first day of class after a short audition. Students do not need any prior experience to enroll.
LCT Youth Theatre program explores the theatrical arts using national core arts standards to teach students exploration through creativity, performance, movement, and community. We promote students' abilities of expression of self that can be applied towards life-long skills and developing cultural awareness. The students will meet 3 times a week over a 12 week period with the end result being a performance for the general public. The schedule will be tailored to fit students and teachers' individual needs. Rehearsals will increase as the performance approaches. Classes begin March 9th and end May 25th. Rehearsals will be held on Monday and Wednesday from 5 pm to 7 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm. Final performance will be held on May 24th & May 25th.
Each student is expected to:
- With limited guidance, explore the script and develop a character that supports the drama/theatre work.
- Demonstrate general knowledge of theatre techniques, vocabulary, and etiquette. Understanding the various technical elements of theatre.
- Practice at home the techniques and blocking learned. Memorizing lines, choreography, and songs if needed.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the relationships between the music, character, and choreography to engage the audience in a shared experience.
- Collaborate with their peers positively.
- Ability to reflect during the rehearsal process and explain their artistic choices.
Any additional questions or if you would like to apply for our scholarship program please contact Director or Education, Andrea Bingham, at Andrea@LandmarkCommunityTheatre.org or call 860-283-8558 x 102