acting school

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Activities and formal acting classes for children throughout the Fall!

Improve self-confidence, inter-personal relationships, reading skills and public speaking ability through acting and dramatic play!

Curriculum Includes:

  • Various Acting exercises/games

  • Monologue, skit & script readings

  • Character development

  • Voice/diction

  • Unlocking the mind, imagination & emotions

  • Theatre/stage craft

  • Theatre history

  • Swordplay/stage combat

  • Presentation skills

  • Making choices onstage

Ages: 6-13

Free Introductory Class: Saturday, 9/07, 10:15AM.

Fall Semester Dates: 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23: Final Performance for families!

Saturdays • 10:15AM-11:30AM

Price: $150/student/fall semester ($15/session)

(Students should wear comfortable clothes, sneakers and socks).

All classes will take place in the Historical Museum building. (Parking in lot at 441 clarke avenue.)

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meet the teacher

Michael Pendragon has been a free-lancing Acting Teacher for children since 2003. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a B.A. Degree (Television/Theater) and College of Staten Island with an A.A. Degree (Liberal Arts/Theatre). He has served as a Director, Producer, Writer and Actor with the Dedicated Artists Theatre Company for numerous stage productions throughout Manhattan. Other experience includes: Teaching Artist with Sundog Theatre, After-School Counselor for the YMCA, Interpreter/Docent for Historic Richmond Town (since 2004), and Post-production Coordinator for Lancit Media Entertainment (producers of the Emmy Award-winning television show, “Reading Rainbow”). Also, as an Actor, Mr. Pendragon has appeared in various stage productions throughout Staten Island & Brooklyn.

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Please fill out the registration form below for each participant

Once the registration form is compelte, payment can be made via check payable to Historic Richmond Town or via paypal below. A registration form is not required for the free introductory class.

Name of participant *
Name of participant
No experience is necessary.
Name of primary guardian *
Name of primary guardian
Phone *