Musical theater for children! with Bethany Dellapolla – Dan’s Papers
In this workshop-style musical theater class, students will work with teacher artist Bethany Dellapolla to learn a selection of musical scenes and numbers from the hit Broadway musical! Students will work on acting, singing and dancing skills which will end with a special presentation for family and friends at the end of the camp.
Bethany is an actress, teacher, director and choreographer based in New York and Long Island. She received her BA in Theatrical Performance from SUNY New Paltz, where she was named one of the outstanding graduates in her class. She also graduated (with distinction) from LIU with her Masters in Childhood Education and holds teaching certifications in Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Education and Theater Education.
Teaching and practice credits include: Broadway Dance Center, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, Bay Street Theater, TADA! Youth Theater, Pierson Middle-High School, Gateway Playhouse and NexGen Youth Theater, its own New York-based youth theater company (www.nexgenyouththeater.com). She has had the chance to direct and / or choreograph numerous shows for children and adults, such as The Little Mermaid, The Drowsy Chaperone, Anything Goes, Seussical, Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan Jr., The Boyfriend, Really Rosie, Willy Wonka, Shrek, 13, Fame! and The World Goes’ Round. As an actress, Bethany has starred in everything from independent film to radio and theater.