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Hi NBYT participants and families,
We are writing to you to give you the next update. We are working behind the scenes to keep NBYT going through this crisis by applying for grants and also having a strong online presence on Facebook and Instagram, and let it be known that senior teaching artists Ms. Brooke and Mr. Carmine are trying to figure out TikTok. Have you seen the daily theater activities? Try some out and let us know in the comments on the posts. There has been a lot to choose from thanks to our amazing volunteer teaching artists.
As of now, with gatherings limited to less than 5 people, schools closed through the end of the school year(which includes us and our home building, South Church) we can’t do anything but sit at home. But we’re not just waiting around. Management and the Board of Directors are working hard every day to monitor the situation and do what we can to keep NBYT alive and enhancing the lives of our families and community.
For Hobbit and Seas The Day (Mermaid) we ask that you keep practicing your lines and your blocking. Ms. Nicki has a few back up plans in place for us to get some sort of performance in for both shows. They might not go on as full productions (maybe dramatic staged readings), they might happen in our limited rehearsal space, they might happen on later weekends. Once we know more from the state we can have a solid plan in place, but know we are coming up with solutions. Everyone has worked so hard and we know you want to put on a show and we will be here to help do that in whatever way we can.
For Saturday classes, which were supposed to start 4/4, these are not going to happen as planned. We hope these classes we had scheduled will run with the special guest teachers in the fall.
We are looking at doing drop in zoom theater classes, and once we have more info on how and when that will happen we will let you know. Possible classes being considered:
Ages 6-10 Bringing Stories to life: around the World in 8 weeks
Ages 11-18 Sonnet work
All Ages Family improv
For our Homeschool rep class, please practice your lines and blocking at home. As soon as we are able to we will finish up our last three classes.
We miss you and hope you are all safe and comfortable. Reach out if you need anything. We are here.
Founded in 2010 as New Britain Youth Theater and selected by Connecticut Magazine as Connecticut’s Best Children’s Theater in 2017, No Boundaries Youth Theater is a professionally-run community and educational theater for children and teens. The name change in 2018 reflects that NBYT is—and always has been—a youth theater that accepts children from all towns and communities, with all abilities, with all levels of experience, and to be involved in a variety of ways both onstage and off!
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