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All classes and rehearsals are held at the Helen Hayes Studios: 142 Main Street (rear entrance) in Nyack, NY. Performances take place in different theaters throughout Rockland County including Clarkstown South H.S. and the Antrim Playhouse.

We are located on the corner of Franklin and Main Streets. Look for the parking lot adjacent to the Chinese restaurant. Walk to the back of that parking lot. Our glass door is located at the back of the building.

Please park on the street since parking is not allowed in the parking lot next to our studios. There are plenty of public parking meters available on the streets surrounding our space.

About Us

The Helen Hayes Youth Theatre offers year-round theater classes and performance opportunities for young actors ages 5 to 18 from all backgrounds of theater experience. Our programs take place in our homebase of Nyack, as well as Westchester County, New York.

Our mission is to provide rigorous training in the theater arts while also offering training in life skills such as public speaking, improved focus, social skills, self-confidence and team building under the watchful eye of our staff of highly committed theater professionals.

The Helen Hayes Youth Theatre is guided by the enduring values of Helen Hayes herself – a fierce pursuit of excellence, honesty and integrity; a belief in lifelong learning and the importance of friendships.

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Helen Hayes Youth Theatre
Winter 2015 Programs

Register for our programs online : HHYT Registration
Or call: 845-826-2049

Workshops: Cost $350 - $375.No audition required. Meet once a week for 90 – 120 minutes. Small cast size offers each participant a role in the show. Focus on performance with a final performance at Antrim Playhouse in full costume and minimal set and lighting.

Mainstage Productions: Cost $400. Audition required. Meet once a week for 4 – 5 hours. Larger cast size. Some participants will play leading roles, some will play ensemble roles. Mandatory tech week entails rehearsals Monday through Thursday evenings prior to performance weekend with 4 shows. Full production professional production elements including set, lighting and costumes. $10 audition fee paid at audition. Fee will be refunded if you are cast and register for production. You must register for an audition online at www.helenhayesyouththeatre.com. We will send you audition requirements after you register.

WINTER WORKSHOP: WILLY WONKA – Ages 5 to 12
The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale.




JUNIOR COMPANY MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION:
WILLY WONKA – Ages 8 - 12

NEW! INTERMEDIATE COMPANY MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION:
13 the MUSICAL – Ages 11 to 15
Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from TONY Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, 13 is a musical about fitting in – and standing out. Mandatory audition.

SENIOR COMPANY MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION:
RENT – Ages 13 to 18

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the TONY Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.

REGISTER FOR AUDITIONS AND WORKSHOPS ONLINE

FOR MORE INFO:
Email: helenhayesyt@gmail.com
PHONE: (845) 826-2049