So You Want to be a Star? Let Standing Ovations Start Your Career!
If you live in the San Francisco area, you are in the presence of greatness. Standing Ovations Children’s Theatre is a renowned theatre directed by Barrett Lindsay-Steiner, one the Bay Area’s finest theatrical teachers in the country. He began small, offering summer programs decades ago, but the program was so popular that it has evolved into Standing Ovations, a widely respected program. Standing Ovations has been named “Best of the Bay Area” in the most recent Bay Area Parent Program. Clearly, what is offered at the Standing Ovations theatre has earned great respect in the entire community and surrounding communities.
The programs are now offered year around. Programs range from three-week intensive summer camps to semester-long programs that correspond with the school year. Standing Ovations has a program to suit any young aspiring star! The various curricula combine acting, leadership, dance, movement, teamwork and character development rather than just teaching traditional dance. Barrett’s is so popular that there is a running wait list just to be accepted.
Other programs that are offered include drama classes specializing in musical comedy training as well to all age groups – elementary, middle and high school. The performances are the pinnacle, where parents and the community are able to see the magic that occurs within the theatre daily. Each program is accompanied by Barrett himself, allowing the students to interact with him publicly.
Attending one of Barrett’s programs doesn’t involve learning dance or drama. Barrett and his entire staff are extremely cognizant of instilling self-confidence in each student as well as building self-esteem. The groups become like families, taking care of each other, helping each other and learning to work cooperatively while they learn what they love from a fine, distinguished teacher.
It’s no wonder that students and parents alike return year after year to Standing Ovations Theatre to learn from the fine Barrett Lindsay-Steiner. The best part is that, while there may be a waiting list, no experience is necessary! Learn more about Standing Ovations Theatre and all of the programs by visiting the studio or you can go to http://www.standingovations.org/.