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TYRO Acting Program

TYRO I (Ages 6 - 8) : TYRO II (Ages 9 - 11)

2019 Summer registration now accepting applicants!

Summer Session: July 8 - 19

Summer Registration Deadline: July 1, 2019

TYRO Accident Waiver Form must be completed signed and returned to CSC administrative office before participating.

The Centenary Stage Company continues its tradition of nurturing young artists by offering the TYRO Acting Program.

The program provides an introduction to theatre skills and performance for children 6 - 11 years of age. TYRO (Greek word for beginner) is a designed specifically to meet the needs of young thespians. Students will learn acting techniques through structured theatre activities which focus on expression, confidence building, and fun!

2019 Summer Session


July 8 - 19, 2019


The Edith Kutz Theatre

Located on the campus of Centenary University

715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ


$200 per student.

Registration is limited to 10 students.

TYRO Program Staff:


Alycia Kunkle loves sharing her enthusiasm for acting and theatre with students of all ages. She has taught Shakespeare to children in Vermont (Northern Stage), led camps (DeSales University's Summer Theatre Institute Jr.), taught classes and directed multiple productions (CSC's Young Performers Workshop), and taught and coached undergraduate students (Ohio University). Ms. Kunkle is also a NYC-based actor with a BA in Theatre from DeSales University and an MFA in Acting from Ohio University. The TYRO Acting Program represents the educational arm of the Centenary Stage Company (CSC), a professional theatre in residence at Centenary University under the leadership of Artistic Director, Carl Wallnau.

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