Algonquin Arts Theatre

Lifelong Learning - 2023-2024

Algonquin Arts Theatres Lifelong Learning lectures. These offerings cover a wide variety of topics related to the art that we present at the theatre.

Single Class: $15
Subscriber/ Member: $10*
7-Class Package plus free ticket to Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute: $60

Reservation Recommended:
Call 732.528.9211 or
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*Subscribers/ Members Please Call for Discount Rate

Sales go through the box office, if they aren't arranged online on their own.

  • 90-minute classroom lectures related to Algonquin's Main Stage Programming Series
  • Light refreshments will be provided
  • Classes will take place in the theatre
  • All classes conclude with a Q & A
  • Full series subscribers will receive a bonus ticket to Earth Wind & Fire Tribute if they order before October 18.
An Outlandish Trip Through Life in Film
March 13
Time: 1:00pm

Lecture and screening delivered by Asbury Shorts USA Founder & Director Doug LeClaire. Award-winning producer Doug LeClaire delivers a lively and informative look back on a career in national television commercials, independent featured short films and his own crafted national touring exhibition of globally honored short films. Celebrating 40 years with The Asbury Short Films! (World's Best Short Films coming to AAT on March 9, 2024.)

From the Director's Chair: If I Were a Rich Man
April 17
Time: 1:00pm

Join us in Algonquin's "Tradition" of telling the story of Joseph Stein's Fiddler on The Roof under the stage direction of Gina Lupi, music by Jerry Bock/Sheldon Harnick with Jerome Robbins' choreography. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, observe the director's role in leading a universal theme of tradition in this beautifully rich musical. (Fiddler on The Roof coming to Algonquin stage in April 6-21, 2024.)

Music with the Maestro
April 24
Time: 1:00pm

The conductor of the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea will take us on a journey celebrating the best that opera has to offer, in a unique and moving discussion on the art form, ahead of the April concert. (Opera's Greatest Hits, Orchestra Series featured on the Algonquin stage in April 28, 2024.)

Choreography 101 to 105, 6, 7, 8
May 15
Time: 1:00pm

The choreographer of Algonquin's productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Man of La Mancha, Kinky Boots and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, covers some of the basics of choreographing a show and discusses how music influences the choreography of a production. Dance can tell a story.