Tyro Theatre Program

2019 summer tyro acting program (ages 6 - 11)

TYRO I: 6 - 8 years old
TYRO II: 9 - 11 years old
Summer Session: July 8 - 19
Summer Registration Deadline: June 21, 2019

TYRO Accident Waiver (available here).
*Waivers must be completed, signed and returned to the CSC administrative office before participating.

The Centenary Stage Company continues its tradition of nurturing young artists by offering the TYRO Acting Program.  The TYRO Theatre Program provides an introduction to theatre skills and performance for children 6 - 11 years of age.  TYRO (Greek word for beginner) is  a program designed specifically for young thespians.  Students will learn acting techniques through structured theatre activities which focus on expression, confidence building, and fun!


"I just wanted to drop you a quick note and let you know how much fun Valerie is having in your Summer Acting Program...

Thanks so much for this wonderful opportunity!!"

-Tyro Parent

July 8 - 19, 2019.
TYRO I (6 - 8 yrs old): 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
TYRO II (9 - 11 yrs old): 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Edith Kutz Theatre
Located on the campus of Centenary University
715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ

$200 per student.
Registration is limited to ten students.

2019 REGISTRATION BROCHURE (available here).

Registration Deadline:  June 21, 2019 

TYRO Accident Waiver (available here).
*Accident waivers must be completed, signed and returned to the CSC administrative before participating.


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 Theatre Program represent the educational arm of the Centenary Stage Company (CSC), a professional Equity theatre in residence at Centenary College under the leadership of Artistic Director, Carl Wallnau.










for more information or to register call (908) 979 - 0900