The Falls Village Children’s Theater


Now Accepting Enrollments for
"
Step By Step" with Becky Wilczak Summer Sessions !

Monday - Friday Dates: 
Week 1: July 22-26
Week 2: July 29- August 2
Week 3: August 5-9

Time: 9am-12pm
Age:  6 - 18
Fee:  $125 per week

Students will learn three different dance numbers from different musicals to help improve their confidence in musical theater dance and knowledge of different eras of musicals. Each class will begin with a warm-up/stretch session and then will move into choreography. The class is designed to encourage questions about basic dance steps and to enhance acting through dance. 




Instructors

MICHAEL BERKELEY is a musical theatre veteran. Having served as Resident Musical Director (1990-1999) and then as Artistic Director (1999-2012) for Tri-Arts Sharon Playhouse, he has directed and/or musical directed more than 40 musicals. His work as an actor, director, and musical director has taken him to theatres all over the country, most notably the National Tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Donny Osmond, the Asian tour of South Pacific, most recently Grease at the Gateway Playhouse (Bellport, Long Island). As a composer/lyricist/arranger, Michael has three musicals that are being produced around the country, including two youth musicals, Imagine That! and Off The Wall, licensed through Miracle or 2 Productions
(MiracleOr2.com). His Irving Berlin revue, I Love a Piano, is licensed by Rodgers & Hammerstein. Michael has devoted much of his professional career to working with young talent and remains committed to sharing his passion for musical theater with future generations. He was instrumental in developing the Youtheatre Program at Tri-Arts where he taught, directed, and created new shows to showcase young talent. In 2004, Michael helped to create the musical theatre program at the Housatonic Valley Regional High School here in Falls Village where he directs/musical directs the annual school musical.
michaelberkeley.com

BECKY SAWICKI WILCZAK is Director and Choreographer for the FVCT Annual Spring Productions.  Becky works at Salisbury Central School and is a SOAR performing arts instructor there as well.  Local theatre credits include: Annie (Grace Farrell) at Broad Brook Opera House, Mary Poppins (Mrs. Brill/Featured Dancer), Follies (Young Phyllis), Beauty and the Beast (Babette), Nice Work If You Can Get It (Dance Captain), Hello, Dolly! (Minnie Fay), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Jolene), and Damn Yankees (Ensemble) all at the Warner Theatre; Sister Act (Sister Mary Robert), 1940s Radio Hour (Connie) and The Little Mermaid (Ariel) at the Thomaston Opera House; Gypsy (Dainty June) at CT Theatre Company; and Oklahoma!, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Hairspray, Sound of Music, and Divas at Sharon Playhouse. Professional credits include: Oklahoma! (Laurey) at Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, and the film MY ART. Becky has also worked as Stage Manager for Billy Elliot at the Thomaston Opera House. In her free time, Becky is a Princess Party Performer for FAIRYTALE ENCHANTMENT (www.fairytaleenchantment.com) and a member of the Capital Campaign Committee for the Opera House Players. Becky is a proud Providence College graduate with a degree in Music/Vocal Performance. Go Friars!
www.beckysawicki.com

FVCT is a non-profit organization, public charity status 509(a)(2) and tax exempt status 501(c)(3)
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FVCT
The Center On Main
103 Main Street
Falls Village, CT 06031

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The Falls Village Children's Theater is a non-profit organization, public charity status 509(a)(2) and tax exempt status 501(c)(3)


OUR
 mission
 is to foster a sense of creative discipline, to promote the pride of accomplishment and to engender a lifelong love of learning by establishing an environment where the arts can be viewed as something pliable, accessible and available to everyone and to utilize the talents of volunteers in the community and the guidance of professionals to introduce children to all aspects of the performing arts through active participation in a series of creative programs.

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Board of Directors

President
Laurie Wadsworth

Vice President
Devin Boyden

Treasurer

Michelle Hansen

Amy Adams

Donna Heinz
Lucas Miller
Jaimie Sadeh