Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie JR. features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. Annie Jr. is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI
Quality Music and Dance Chesapeake, is excited to add Children's Theatre of Chesapeake, with musical theater classes and live stage productions to their program line up along with Quality Music Center Virginia Beach. This family owned and operated performing Arts schools in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach Virginia was founded in 1997.
Our classes are taught with positive, encouraging teaching styles, by our staff of professional educators who will guide them with patience, creativity, and laughter! Our fully-staged performances highlight professional set design, costuming, lighting and sound, and will always be an excellent choice for ALL ages to attend. Once enrolled, students will audition and be cast in a role and will receive acting, singing, and dancing guidance no matter their experience or skill level - NO PART IS A SMALL PART! Each program will culminate in a fully-staged, live performances!
Participating in theater classes and performing with others on stage can provide a wide range of benefits, which include personal growth, social skills, and creativity. Here is a small list of the key benefits of being involved in theater:
1. Improving Communication Skills: Performing on stage and being in theater classes can help improve communication skills, including vocal projection, articulation, and public speaking. these skills are essential for personal as well as for professional success.
2. Building Confidence: Being involved in theater classes and performing live can help build confidence and improve self-esteem. The experience of being on stage receiving positive feedback from an audience can be a transformative experience for the an actor.
3. Developing Creativity: Theater is a highly creative art form that requires people to think outside the box and come up with new ideas. Being involved in theatre classes can help develop creativity and problem-solving skills.
4. Enhancing Social Skills: Participating in theatre classes and productions can provide an opportunity to meet new people and develop social skills. Working with others to create a performance can help to build teamwork and other collaboration skills.
5. Learning Time Management: Rehearsing for a performance requires time management skills and the ability to balance multiple responsibilities. This can be a valuable skill to develop in all areas of life.
6. Developing Empathy: Performing on stage requires actors to put themselves in the shoes of their characters and understand their motivations and emotions. This can help develop empathy and understanding towards others.
7. Building Cultural Awareness: Theater can be a reflection of society and can provide a window into different cultures and experiences. Being involved in theater can help build cultural awareness and understanding. And last, being active in theater classes and performing live on stage can provide a wide range of benefits, from personal growth to social skills and creativity. It is a excellent way to conquer essential life skills while making new friends, having fun and pursuing hopefully a life long passion.
Give us a call today and ask for information about our next Theater class, or production. 757-547-1231
HOURS & LOCATION Children's Theatre of Chesapeake 717 Battlefield Blvd, S. Suite7B Chesapeake, VA 23322
Monday thru Thursday 11am to 9pm Friday 11am to 8pm Saturday 9am to 3pm