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Theatre  Three  Dramatic  Academy  Summer  2020

Our mission is to give our students the most interesting, innovative, and exciting experience possible. This includes invitations to special performances with a meet-the-cast question and answer period. Creative Dramatics will attend a summer performance of a children’s musical. Pre-Teen, Teen, Advanced Teen, Musical Theatre Factory I, and Musical Theatre Factory II students will have the choice of our fall musical or our annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

Workshops begin the week of July 6th and run for five weeks.


Sorry - NO refunds. Register online, by mail, at the Box Office, or charge by phone!

Questions? Call Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(631) 928 - 9202


Creative Dramatics, ages 6-8

Ages 6 - 8
Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

An introduction to the stage. Basic stagecraft and theatre games with an emphasis on developing acting skills through focus and self-control. Final Class: Original Showcase Performance based on classwork.

Instructor: Megan Minutillo
Teaching Assistant: Heather Kuhn

Pre-Teen Workshop, ages 8-11

Ages 8 - 11
Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Introduction to acting. Improvisation, theatre games, beginning scene and monologue work.
Students are eligible for Children’s Theatre Production.*

Instructor: Alyssa Montes
Teaching Assistant: Heather Kuhn

Teen Workshop, ages 12-15

Ages 12-15
Tuesdays & Thursdays
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

For all levels of experience. Basic scene and monologue work, stage technique, beginning and advanced improvisation.
Students are eligible for Children’s Theatre Production.*

Instructor: Megan Minutillo

Advanced Teen Workshop, ages 12-17

Ages 12-17
Mondays & Wednesdays
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 pm

Advanced work in all areas: Scene work; sensory and emotional recall; audition techniques; etc. Previous experience and permission of acting teacher.
Students are eligible for Children’s Theatre Production.*

Instructor: Megan Minutillo




THEATRE THREE continues to provide a unique opportunity for its older students. All students in Pre-Teen, Teen, and Advanced Teen classes are eligible to appear in the final production of our Children’s Summer Season along with THEATRE THREE’s professional Acting Company. Students will have the opportunity to audition for small speaking roles and will be able to work side-by-side with working professional artists.
This season we will be presenting SLEEPING BEAUTY, adapted and directed by Artistic Director Jeffrey Sanzel.

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in SLEEPING BEAUTY will require rehearsal time outside of regular class time. Students must be available for ALL rehearsals and ALL performances to be eligible.


Permission forms must be returned immediately for participation in the production.

Thur., July 16 4:00—6:30 p.m.
Fri., July 17 2:00—3:30 p.m.
Wed., July 22 4:00—6:30 p.m.
Thur., July 23 4:00—6:30 p.m.
Fri., July 24 1:00—3:30 p.m.
Tues., July 28 4:00—6:30 p.m.
Wed., July 29 4:00—6:30 p.m.
Thurs., July 30 4:00—6:30 p.m.
Thurs., July 31 8:30—10:15 a.m.

Fri., July 31  11:00 a.m.
Sat., Aug. 1 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Fri., Aug. 7 11:00 a.m.
Sat., Aug. 8 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.




SUZIE DUNN (Dean of Dramatic Academy/Instructor Pre-Teen I & II) Teaching career began at THEATRE THREE at age eighteen teaching classes ages 6 through 17. BFA in Theatre; MA in Elementary Education. Seven years a teacher of dance and drama Oakland Garden Elementary School, New York City; Arts Liaison between school The New York City Blueprint for The Arts, working with teaching artists from across the world. Assisted in writing the Arts Standards for New York State. Proud co-founder of The Cue Theatre, an educational lab theatre that works with hundreds of students throughout the capital region. She is the author of a curriculum for Arts- in-Education “Cue the Classroom” launched throughout the Albany City School District in 2014. She appeared on Central Park’s Delacorte stage in The Public Theatre’s TWELFTH NIGHT (summer 2016) and AS YOU LIKE IT (summer 2017). Recently relocated to Long Island, she was seen on THEATRETHREE’S stage in A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

HEATHER ROSE KUHN (Teaching Assistant) THEATRE THREE credit include GREASE, JR. (Nerd 2/Ensemble); A CHRISMAS CAROL, (Belinda Cratchit); THE FROG PRINCE (Jeanine); SEUSSICAL, JR. (The Cat in the Hat). Other credits include THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR. (Ensemble); ALICE IN WONDER LAND, JR. (March Hare); PETER PAN, JR. (Mr. Smee); SOUTH PACIFIC, (Ensemble); BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR. (Mrs. Potts/Costume Designer); THE SOUND OF MUSIC, (Ensemble/Costume and Set Designer). Assisted in Rocky Point Middle School productions of PINOCCHIO, JR. and SHREK: THE MUSICAL, JR.

MEGAN MINUTILLO (Instructor) Theatre director, creative producer, playwright, writer, teaching artist, and the founder of the arts, entertainment, and arts education website: Megan’s theatrical productions have been seen on stages at Feinstein’s/54 Below, The Cutting Room NYC, Guild Hall of East Hampton, The Green Room 42, and Classical Theatre of Harlem, among others. She is a co-producer on Broadway Bounty Hunter, which is currently playing Off-Broadway at The Greenwich House Theatre in New YOrk City. Megan received her M.A. in Educational Theatre and English Education from NYU and has taught in both public and private schools in New York City and across Long Island, and she currently teaches theatre at The Gateway Acting School of Performing Arts. Her writing can be found on Thought Catalog,, Medium, and Taylor Magazine. @MeganMinutillo.

ALYSSA MONTES (Instructor) Student at St. Joseph’s College majoring in Child Study (primary/special education) with a concentration in Music. Performer at Spoonful of Sugar Entertainment, and private vocal coach. Assistant director/choreographer/stage manager/vocal coach at Shoreham-Wading River’s Summer Music Institute since 2011. Past theatre credits include: WEST SIDE STORY (Maria), PLAY ON! (Smitty), ANYTHING GOES (Chastity), ALMOST, MAINE (Glory), RUMORS (Claire), OUR TOWN (Rebecca), SPAMALOT (Minstrel), SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER (Catherine); 7 WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU (Director).

JEFFREY SANZEL (Executive Artistic Director) BFA in Acting & Directing from Conservatory at SUNY Purchase. With THEATRE THREE since 1989. Appointed Artistic Director July 1993. Director of over two hundred productions including the 2015 Musical Theatre Factory II’s production of GODSPELL, JR.