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Kids Company Private Studio

Kids Company Private Studio

Train with Goodspeed Teaching Artists individually and at your own pace! The Kids Company Private Studio provides students ages 7-18 with the opportunity to receive one-on-one voice, dance, and monologue coaching from members of the Kids Company faculty. Whether your young performer is looking to polish up a monologue for an upcoming audition, perfect their jazz technique, or gain confidence in their vocal abilities, the Kids Company Private Studio will give them the tools that they need to succeed.

Each semester culminates in an informal showcase for family, friends, and the Goodspeed community.

CLASSES

Kids Company Private Studio lessons meet weekly in the Alice Hammerstein Mathias Rehearsal Studio located at 20b Norwich Road in East Haddam on the Goodspeed campus.

SPRING SEMESTER: February 7 - May 20,2022

REGISTRATION

Lessons are limited to one student per Private Studio session. Private Studio schedules are determined on an individual basis and are subject to the instructor’s availability. Private Studio students meet with their instructors once a week.

Registration Fees:

  • 30 minutes session: $525 for 14 weeks
  • 45 minute session: $735 for 14 sessions*

*Available to students ages 13-18 only.

Click the button below to register for Private Studio classes online!

Questions? Contact us any time at education@goodspeed.org.

YOUR HEALTH & SAFETY

  • Please note that Goodspeed follows state and CDC guidelines for safety.
  • Proof of vaccination is required for anyone entering Goodspeed facilities for education programs or events. This includes students, caregivers, faculty, and staff.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at the entrances and bathrooms.
  • Masks will be required for all staff, faculty, students, and caregivers entering Goodspeed buildings.
  • All classes will follow social distancing guidelines and recommendations.
  • If your student is required to quarantine due to close contact at school, they may not attend Goodspeed classes or lessons during their quarantine period. If you receive notice that your student has been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, please contact us immediately at education@goodspeed.org.
  • All guidelines are subject to change by Goodspeed Musicals and/or federal, state, or local authorities. Please review all posted signage for the most updated requirements. Failure to adhere to posted guidelines will result in noncompliant students or caregivers being asked to leave. No refunds will be given.

REFUND POLICY

Students who withdraw more than 2 weeks prior to the first class are eligible for a full refund, excluding processing fees. Those who withdraw with at least 48 hours notice will receive a 50% refund, excluding processing fees. Withdrawals within 48 hours of the first class or after the session has begun are not eligible for refunds.

MEET THE PRIVATE STUDIO FACULTY

Spencer ReeseSPENCER REESE recently completed his Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in voice at the University of Connecticut, where he studied with Connie Rock. Born and raised in Enfield, he also holds a bachelor’s degree in voice from UConn and a master’s degree in stage directing from the Eastman School of Music, where he was a student of Steven Daigle. He developed his passion for teaching at Eastman, and in his return to UConn oversaw the opera studio as well as all outreach productions and programs. Equally at home in the styles of musical theatre, operetta, and opera, he will also serve as the Artistic Director for the Connecticut Gilbert and Sullivan Society for their 2019 season. He has spent the last six summers in Wooster, Ohio where he is a resident artist with the Ohio Light Opera for their seven-show repertory season. Also an active performer, recent highlights include Don Lockwood in Singin’ in the Rain, Georg Nowack in She Loves Me, Danny Churchill in Gershwin’s Girl Crazy, Frederic in Pirates of Penzance, and Billy Crocker in Anything Goes. When not teaching or singing, Spencer enjoys competing as a ballroom dancer.