New England Classical Academy

Announcements

Check the recent NECA News found on the News section of the website for upcoming dates for NECA cleaning schedule. For all those families needing to work Volunteer Hours, this is the best and fastest way to do it!

FUNDRAISING VOLUNTEERS: Keep an eye out for an upcoming fundraising meeting to help with some exciting and new fundraisers we're launching in 2017!

We are always in need of cleaning supplies and are glad to accept donations in kind anytime!

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Upcoming Events

Wed Mar 28 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
End of 3rd Quarter
Thu Mar 29
EASTER VACATION
Fri Mar 30
EASTER VACATION
Mon Apr 02 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
NO SCHOOL EASTER MONDAY
Fri Apr 13 @ 7:00PM - 02:00PM
SPRING DRAMA PRODUCTION
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DRAMA MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the drama curriculum is not just about acting, but to develop imagination, to learn how to speak with intent and emotion, to move with confidence, agility and skill and most of all to learn about our humanity through great stories, real and fictional. From the earliest plays of Greece,   through contemporary works, grades one through twelve explore different styles and history of drama and music.  

In class, students play games and engage in creative drama, learning improvisational skills and developing confidence and imagination.   Singing songs from musicals, classical works and folk songs helps develop projection, diction and emotional expression as well as providing them with a connection to the larger world of song and the pleasure of singing “in harmony.”   Acting work develops memorization skills, and much more importantly, develops physical expression and empathy of characters from all points in history.

The goal is not to produce accomplished actors but to develop their innate skills as human storytellers, so that they may stand up and speak with clear intent, appropriate emotion and physical confidence and skill.  

                                       9th  ANNUAL SPRING PRODUCTION

                                                        GRIMM'S TALES                                            

                                         Friday and Saturday, April 13 & 14

                                           Claremont Opera House, NH    

38 Students in grades 3-12 grade will bring seven of the tales of the Brother's Grimm to life in this premiere play, written and directed by Heidi Fagan!    Stay tuned for details!