First Monday Masters

Two River Theater hosts a series of master classes called First Monday Masters, led by some of the marvelous artists who are involved in our season. Some master classes are for high-school students, some for adults and some are for mixed ages. Classes are taught by actors, directors, playwrights and designers—great artists who are excited to share their visions and work with students and lifelong learners.

Teachers can use our two-hour First Monday Masters classes for professional development, and will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the evening. We do accept Purchase Orders for these classes; please contact the box office to make arrangements if using a school Purchase Order for payment.

 


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Everybody Sing! with Elliot Roth

February 4

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For everyone ages 10 and up   |   6:00–8:00 PM   |   $10 per person   

We all know that February is a cold, dark month. There’s no better way to kick it off than by singing a joyful song on the Rechnitz Theater stage! In this participatory master class, multi-talented Elliot Roth will teach new arrangement of an unlikely mashup with lots of harmonies for singers of all ages. Hailed by the New York Times for his “silky smooth voice”, Elliott is the Musical Director for Two River’s Summer Intensives program. A Masters graduate of the prestigious Manhattan School of Music jazz arts program, he has Broadway (Our Sinatra and A Christmas Carol) and Off-Broadway credits, and currently teaches voice, rock/pop audition technique and jazz/soul recording arts in Manhattan and Brooklyn, NY. Come join the fun!

 


Stage Combat with UnkleDave’s Fight-House

March 4

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For adults and high school students   |   6:00–8:00 PM   |   $40 per person    

Violence on stage has to look realistic while remaining completely safe for all involved. Founded by David Anzuelo, Unkle-Dave’s Fight-House is the stage combat team behind TRT’s productions of El Coquí Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom, Be More Chill, Seven Guitars, A Raisin in the Sun and this season’s upcoming production of King Hedley II. Combining his training as an actor, director, and martial artist, Anzuelo brings a unique approach to both fight-choreography and stage violence. His core team consists of Jesse Geguzis, Sean Griffin and Gerry Rodriguez. These amazing fight-directors/stage-combat teachers will discuss—and demonstrate—how violence fits into storytelling on stage.