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Celebrate Halloween at this family-friendly event! Meet and take photos with characters from classic Halloween movies and musicals. Then stay to see our Halloween-themed concert with performances from Riverside Theatre Arts students.

This event is appropriate for all ages. Halloween fun -- without the scares!

Character Meet-and-Greet (3:00 - 4:00pm)
The first hour of this event will be a meet-and-greet with famous Halloween movie characters. Walk around the space and meet characters from The Nightmare Before Christmas, Descendants, Hocus Pocus, Coraline, The Addams Family, Beetlejuice, Wicked, and several Disney Villains.

You can interact with these characters, talk to them, and take pictures. All characters will be portrayed by students ages 8-16 from Riverside Theatre Arts Academy (Cornwall, NY).

Variety Show (4:15pm - 6:00pm)
Following the meet-and-greet, join us for a themed concert performance with music from Wicked, The Addams Family, Beetlejuice, Descendants, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Hocus Pocus, Stranger Things and more.

Musical numbers will be performed by young actors from Riverside Theatre Arts Academy. There are solos, duets, trios, and group numbers from a variety of workshops and masterclasses from our Fall season.

 

Musical Theatre Dance Class - Sunday (1:30-2:30)

Try this alternative to traditional dance classes that will give your student the freedom to express themselves through movement and music. With a focus on storytelling and acting, this movement class will give your child a head start on learning how to move with an ensemble. Each week your child will work learn a new style of dance.

Drop-ins available at $18 per class (email us to register for single dates: riversidetheatrearts@gmail.com)

Ages: 4th - 12th

Held on Sunday (1:30-2:30) - $165 for 11 weeks (Sept. 8th-Nov. 17th)

 

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Stranger Things - (3-week workshop) 5th-12th Grade

Our Sunday Workshops allow students to work on material from their favorite musicals, movies, and TV shows. Over the course of 3 weeks students will work on scenes from Stranger Things. This program will be focused on acting skills and how to present supernatural scenarios on stage.

Held on Sunday (2:30-4:00)

Oct. 6th - 20th

Grades: 5th-12th Grade

Final presentations will take place on October 20th

Price: $75

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Coraline (3-week workshop) 3rd-12th Grade

Our Sunday Workshops allow students to work on material from their favorite musicals and movies. Over the course of 3 weeks students will work on scenes from Coraline. This program will be focused on acting skills and how to present supernatural scenarios on stage.

Held on Sunday (11:30-12:30)

Oct. 6th - 20th

Final presentations will take place on October 20th

Price: $65

 

Young Writer's Workshop - Friday (6:00 - 7:00)

Calling all storytellers! Riverside Theatre Arts is thrilled to be offering our first ever writing workshop for students who are looking to break into playwriting, screenwriting, musical writing, novel writing, and more.

In this class, students will get to learn story structure and character development through fun and engaging exercises. They will do weekly writing prompts, study their favorite movies/musicals, and workshop their original writing with the class.

*Connect this class with our Intro to Directing Class (Fridays, 7-8pm)

Ages: 5th-12th grade

Dates: September 13th - November 15th

Times: 6:00 - 7:00

Price: $150

Introduction to Directing - Friday (7:00 - 8:00)

Riverside Theatre Arts is thrilled to be offering our first ever directing workshop for students who want to learn how to run the show.

In this class, students will practice directing scenes, study work by directors they love, and perform original material. Every week the students will have an opportunity to work hands-on as directors and choreographers. Together they will build material for a final showcase.

*Connect this class with our Writer's Workshop (Fridays, 6-7pm)

Ages: 5th-12th grade

Dates: September 13th - November 15th

Times: 7:00 - 8:00

Price: $150


Mission

Riverside Theatre Arts is created by a theater kid and her family, for theater kids and their families. Our mission is to provide a professional performing arts education to the children in our community. We strive for high quality, affordable opportunities that inspire young artists to pursue their dreams.

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