Classes Offered

Simple Gifts Productions,  a professional performing arts studio for kids and teens, is now registering students for its Fall/Winter, 2018, programs. Located at 90B Washington Drive Centerport, NY 11721 (next to Blondie’s Bake Shop), air conditioned and with convenient parking.
Current programs include mainstage productions of Really Rosie and The Wiz, voice & piano lessons, acting classes, performance workshops, NYSSMA vocal/sight reading coaching, The Studio K Kids pop group, Open Mic Night and a dinner theatre Cabaret.
Contact Artistic Director, Dr. Karen Van Houten at for registration and program information. For updates on all our programs, visit our web site at and join our mailing list.

A Lifetime of Dance begins it’s 9th Season at it’s newest location, 866 E. Jericho Tpke Huntington Station NY 11746.

Adult classes in Tap, Jazz, Dance Fusion and Ballet/Stretch.
All classes are strictly adults and are designed by level,  from the basic beginner to the more committed and experienced dancer. Pay as you go classes and Free trial class for new students. Free tap shoes to borrow. Air conditioned and heated studios, sprung floors, plenty of parking.
Call Louise Rastu for your FREE trial class today! 631-680-4271


The Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts is please to announce Acting Classes for Adults (18yr – up) running this Fall from Sept. 9th through Nov. 11th.

EARLY REGISTRATION SPECIAL $25 off before August 31st 2018

This 10-week class is designed for the beginning / amateur adult actor, and will teach you the fundamentals of the craft. The class highlights quick and powerful ways to make your performance more natural and spontaneous. 

No experience is necessary!

Throughout our 10 week course you will learn beginner acting techniques, self-confidence, & the ability to speak publicly all the while having a great time. Showcase performance at the end of the session.

All exercises are designed to:

  • Encourage spontaneity
  • Foster real human behavior
  • Help you become more sensitive, imaginative, responsive and alive onstage
  • Relax you
  • Change your work effortlessly and invisibly (so the audience won’t detect any effort on your part and therefore will feel like they are watching a real person rather than an actor “working”)
  • Bring more freedom to your work
Cost $350 for the 10 weeks
Age: 18+
Classes are Monday 11am or 7pm.
Call & Register

Pixie Dust in Bay Shore is excited to launch their first ever SUMMER DANCE SERIES! The dance series will be every Wednesday in July (starting after July 4th) and every Wednesday in August! Every class is an hour and a half,  where students will be learning a different style of dance and being challenged to become great performers! What makes our classes different?!? We will end each class by making a video of material learned in class. This will provide children the opportunity to apply the choreography learned in class, And perform it for our videos! All videos will be posted on all social media platforms! These classes are open for any level of dance and is for ages 10+up! Registration is NOW OPEN! You may register online at (classes open to first 12 sign ups only!) Pricing is $25 for Drop-ins or with our Special package you get one month of classes for $75 !
125 W. Main Street Bay Shore, NY 11706

Summer Drama Club registration is now open!

Come join us for Summer Drama Club! In these fun workshops, we will explore the wonderful world of acting through Theatre Games, Monologues and Scene Study! Cost is $160 per attendee. Checks may be made out to Cold Spring Harbor Library. For more questions or to register, please contact a teen or children’s librarian at 631-692-6820. Checks must be received to hold spots in the class. Open to CSH residents & non-residents.

We meet Tuesday’s at the Cold Spring Harbor library from 6:30pm – 8pm beginning July 10th.

DATES: 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7, 8/14, 8/21, 8/28
TIME: 6:30pm – 8pm

For Tweens & Teens entering grades 5 – 12
Program Fee: $160 This program is open to all: both CSH residents AND non-residents.

Space is limited. Please reserve a spot for your child asap.

Please register at Information Services, or by calling the Cold Spring Harbor library at: 631-692-6820.

EastLine Theatre presents Adult Acting Classes taught by Frank DiSpigno

This series is open to any college students on Long Island interested in learning more about live theater and those frustrated folks who are stuck in the ensemble yearning to be free!

This eight-week course will run at 8pm on Tuesdays from June 12th thru Aug 14th, with no classes 6/24, 7/3, & 7/31.

Cost: $200 due by June 5th, $50 deposit required at time of sign-up.  Call 516-749-5047 to reserve a spot or email us at for more info.

Course offered will incorporate Voice Projection; Muscle Relaxation; Stance; Poise; Diction; Concentration/Focus; Knowledge of Terms; Mechanics of Action; Monologues; Scene Studies; and Live Performance.

Experienced Voice Teacher Available: Rebecca Rutkovsky has a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Vocal Performance and is offering 30, 45, and 60 minute voice lessons. Now accepting new students of all ages! Experienced in Musical Theatre and Opera. Learn to sing with proper vocal technique and prepare for auditions, NYSSMA, performances, or even just for fun! Rates and performing clips available upon request. Please contact

The Long Island Musical Theatre Festival will be hosting a masterclass with four-time Tony nominee, Judy Kuhn. All details can be found by clicking here.

Registration is now open for our summer festival as well. The main stage production with high school and college students will be SPRING AWAKENING and the middle school intensive will be performing a choral medley from HAMILTON. Details on both intensives can be found by clicking here.

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