OPENING HOURS

Lessons:
Monday-Friday 3:00pm-8:00pm*

Saturday 9am-4-pm*

Sunday 9am-4-pm*

 

Rehearsal Space:
Monday-Friday 5:00pm-11:00pm*

​Saturday-Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm*

ADDRESS

237 Riverview Avenue
Newton, MA 02466

info@parallelsoundstudio.com

857-366-9444

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*Please note that our lessons and rehearsal space are available by appointment only.  While walk-in business is greatly appreciated, we cannot guarantee that someone will be here if there are no lessons schedued or rehearsal space booked at that time.

We enforce a 24 hour cancellation policy for lessons and room rentals.  Any lesson or room can be canceled or rescheduled provided it is not within the 24 hour hour period of its scheduled appointment.  This is to protect the livelihood of our teachers and staff and to allow them to properly schedule their week. 

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Creative Crew

Get ready for a fun morning of artistic activities!

The Creative Crew is all about fun activities for kids in grades K-4.  Kids will take part in traditional rotating daily classes such as art, crafting and music in addition to a daily theater class taught by Marie Libbin, an amazing actor, writer, director and veteran of countless musical, dramatic and comedic performances!

Creative Theater

Anyone bitten by the acting bug will be sure to love this class!  Kids will work together on a play limited only by their imagination in a Zoom environment. 

Students will be introduced to the world of theater with a variety of fun classes. They will learn theater games, improvisation, warmups, movement, vocal exercises, voice and diction, terminology, acting, and costumes, all while developing a character and rehearsing for a full Zoom production for family and friends at the end of the session.

Cost:  $200 per weekly session
Days:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Duration:  2 Hours

Time:  10:00 - 12:00 

Rehearsal Location:  Online via Zoom
Sessions: July 6 - 10, July 13 - 17, July 20 - 24, July 27 - 31

Sample Schedule

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Creative Crew

Theater

9:00am

Creative Crew

Theater

Creative Crew

Theater

Creative Crew

Theater

Creative Crew

Theater

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10:00am
 

Art

Music
 

Improv
 

Cartooning
 

The Big Show!
 

Monday

8:45 – 9:00: Circle Time.  A chance to discuss the plan for theater and a preview the special for today which is Art.


9:00 – 9:45: Creative Crew Theater.  The first day we will talk about the play, the characters and how we will do this all over Zoom.  We will also ask about who would like to play what parts.  Not everyone wants to be a star and we do not want kids to be uncomfortable.  After that we will demonstrate the audition lines, give advice on how to deliver them, and have the kids read for potential parts.


10:00 – 11:00:  Art.  We will have a self contained art/craft project that will be easily done from the comfort of home with materials that can be found around the house. 

 

Tuesday

8:45 – 9:00: Circle Time.  A chance to discuss the plan for theater and a preview the special for today which is Music.
 

9:00 – 9:45: Creative Crew Theater.  The second day we will hand out parts and start talking about how to construct scenes and build drama over Zoom


10:00 – 11:00:  Music.  We will learn about how violins, guitars, drums and pianos work.  The basics of music notation and the fun trivia and history behind the instruments and the great composers who created some of the most timeless compositions from Bach to the Beatles.  Kids are encouraged to share their instruments from home!

 

Wednesday

8:45 – 9:00: Circle Time.  A chance to discuss the plan for theater and a preview the special for today which is Improv.
 

9:00 – 9:45: Creative Crew Theater.  The third day will be starting our rehearsals for real and tips trying to memorize our parts so we are not reading off of scripts on Friday. 


10:00 – 11:00:  Improv.  In this class we will learn the tricks and skills involved in doing improv.  We will demonstrate improv techniques and play numerous games and exercises with the kids to hone their skills.  This is a fun and popular class!

 

Thursday

8:45 – 9:00: Circle Time.  A chance to discuss the plan for theater and a preview the special for today which is Cartooning.
 

9:00 – 9:45: Creative Crew Theater.  Thursday will be scripts down for the cast and we will be honing all of the parts to ensure everyone is ready.  We will also discuss costumes, props and potential scenery options for our big Zoom performance on Friday!
 

10:00 – 11:00:  Cartooning.  In this class, kids will learn the basics of cartooning, including how to create characters, heads, faces, bodies, facial expressions, profile views and playing with multiple angles. 

 

Friday

8:45 – 9:00: Circle Time.  A chance to discuss the plan for theater and a preview the special for today which is The Big Show!
 

9:00 – 9:45: Creative Crew Theater.  Friday we will have a dress rehearsal and work out all the kinks for the show at 10:30!
 

10:00 – 11:00:  The Big Show.  After a break and a snack we will spend time getting the cast ready for the show and perform it for friends and family at 10:30!

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