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ACT Launches Masterclass Series

ACT of Connecticut, the new professional theatre company located in Ridgefield, CT, will hold its first masterclass this Sunday. 

Taught by Broadway mega-star, Lindsay Mendez, the September 17th masterclass launches a much-anticipated series of classes, all taught by working Broadway professionals. ACT producer and co-founder, Katie Diamond states “We are thrilled to be bringing top-tier Broadway educators and performers to teach on behalf of ACT. What an amazing opportunity for Ridgefield residents to have this rare chance to work one-on-one with such amazing figures from the Broadway community!”

About ACT of Connecticut:

A Contemporary Theatre (ACT) of Connecticut (a not-for-profit, 501c3 organization) will take over the famous Schlumberger auditorium adding to the community’s anticipated cultural center that will span 30 acres of the former Schlumberger property. Produced and led by three accomplished theater professionals, this contemporary theater is likely to be the regional theater destination theatergoers choose. ACT will present limited engagement runs of well-known Broadway plays and musicals, as well as world premiere plays and musicals by the next generation of writers and composers. The theater company is expected to produce four shows per year, with each show including Broadway professionals and Ridgefield’s professional actors and actresses. In addition to fully produced, main stage productions, the producers will launch youth education classes, camps, workshops, and a conservatory program for high school students. ACT brings yet another level of artistic professionalism to Ridgefield along with the world-renowned Aldrich Museum, The Ridgefield Guild of Artists, and The Ridgefield Playhouse.

For the full Masterclass schedule and registration information, please visit: www.actofct.org

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