TYA Teaching Young Actors
Teaching Young Actors

TYA Logo TYA is Drama Learning Center’s Teen Professional Company. Available by audition only, the TYA class allows students to work in a professional theatre environment as they learn about all aspects of theatrical work. Junior Company is an opportunity for upper-level students with TYA aspirations to further develop skills in audition preparation, harmony singing, character development, and more. Junior Company class will culminate with showcase performances.

Auditions: February 18-27
Callbacks: March 1, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

 

T.Y.A. Senior Company
"Ghost"

Eligible Grades: 8-12 & TYA Alums
Class Times: Saturdays, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Class Dates: Mar 22 - Jun 7 (no class Apr 12, 19, May 17)
Additional weekdays for individual and group work will be
determined based on cast availability. Please submit a
complete list of conflicts at auditions.

Tech Week: Jun 9-13, 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Performances: Jun 13-22, 2014

Tuition Option 1: $565 payment-in-full by Mar 1

Tuition Option 2: $300 due by Mar 1 and $285 by May 1
(Scholarship/financial assistance available)

Enrollment:
Student & Grade:
Contact & Phone:
List significant medical
or behavioral issues
(or write "None"):
List medications your
child is currently taking:
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I have read and understand
DLC's Policies:
 

T.Y.A. Junior Company
"Song & Scene Showcase"

Eligible Grades: 6-12
Class Times: Sundays, 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Class Dates: Mar 2 - Apr 27 (no class Mar 16, Apr 20)
Additional class Monday Apr 7 & 21, 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Additional weekdays for individual work may be added.
Please submit a complete list of conflicts at auditions.

Dress Rehearsals: Apr 25 & 26, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Showcase: Apr 28, 7:30 pm
Tuition: $275

Student & Grade:
Contact & Phone:
List significant medical
or behavioral issues
(or write "None"):
List medications your
child is currently taking:
Emergency Phone(s):
I have read and understand
DLC's Policies:

Please read our Policies prior to enrollment.
Schedules subject to change due to the nature of theatrical bookings.

To Audition

  1. Call 410-997-9352 to set up an audition time or email DLC@dramalearningcenter.com.

  2. Prepare a song of your choice (sheet music required) and a 1-2 minute monologue.

  3. Fill out TYA Audition Form (below), list all conflicts for the rehearsal period—include weekday conflicts, read and sign the TYA Expectations Form (below). You will not be able to audition without completed paperwork.

  4. Bring the forms to your audition along with a recent picture.

  5. Break a leg!

Students who are age eligible for both companies will be considered for both
and placed accordingly at the discretion of the directors.

Click below for more information and audition requirements.

TYA Audition Form
TYA Expectations Form
TYA Audition Tips

TYA SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The TYA Scholars Program is a college preparatory program for students interested in pursuing a collegiate and professional career in theatre. TYA directors will offer up to two students per grade level the opportunity to participate in the TYA Scholars Program, which will be a full school year commitment to both TYA shows and have the following additional objectives per grade level:

Freshman Year  Continue repertoire development.
Sophomore Year  Hone audition technique.
Junior Year  Establish target colleges and audition material, produce a DVD reel of audition material, and apply to Musical Theatre Summer Intensives.
Senior Year  Finalize applications and auditions, make final decision, and establish an action plan.

Tuition is $450 per season and includes tuition to both TYA sessions and select private coaching with TYA directors. Interested candidates should email a letter of interest to Stephanie@dramalearningcenter.com.

TYA Alums have studied, or are currently studying, at such prestigious programs as: NYU Tisch, Marymount Manhattan, University of Maryland, Elon, James Madison University, Indiana University, Wagner College and others.

Please read our Policies prior to enrollment.
Schedules subject to change due to the nature of theatrical bookings.

 

TYA Class of 2013 members reflect on their time in the teen professional company. Congratulations to all–we are so proud of you!

 

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