ACTING for RisingStars: Becoming A Performer  with Jennifer

for students in 3rd through 7th grade

This class is for EVERY personality! There are those children who love to act and want the spotlight 24/7, and others who feel shy and need to break out of their shell.  This class will give you tons of time on the stage so you can find your “acting” process while building life-long skills. Learn how to properly explore the stage and understand how an actor works. Discover how to conquer fears, enhance public speaking, have an energized stage presence, use proper diction, enjoy collaboration and creativity and train like a professional. For over 25 years, Jennifer Jones’ high expectations have pushed her students to reach amazing heights. Whether you grow up to be a lawyer, teacher or Broadway star, this training will catapult you to success!

ACTING for TeenStars: Practical Performance Training  with Jennifer 

for students in 8th through 12th grade

For over 18 years, Jennifer Jones has produced and directed award winning children’s theatre. Her approach to the craft of acting with young people is direct and maintains the highest of expectations. Through stage readings of famous plays, audition prep, monologue work, scene study and rehearsals that incorporate various acting methodologies that develop the actor internally as well as externally, Jennifer’s students will bring their own sense of self to the stage. Students will learn to listen to one another, use their imaginations and pursue actions and objectives ultimately allowing them to create their own personal process for becoming a strong actor and effective and empathetic person. 

  • Live in the moment and respond quickly and truthfully to your present circumstances. (Viola Spolin)
  • Live truthfully under given imaginary circumstances. Behave instinctively to the surrounding environment (Sanford Meisner)
  • Use a technique that relies on carrying through tasks, wants, needs, and objectives. Utilize emotional memory and imagination… “as if’s.” (Stella Adler)