Junior Company

2021-2022 SEASON

  • Held on Tuesdays from 4-6pm, from January 11th – May 24th, 2022. No class February 22nd or April 19th.
  • IN PERSON at Irondale – 85 South Oxford Street
  • Deadline to register: Jan 10, 2022

Our middle school ensemble, for ages 10-13, is a junior version of our teen ensemble, Irondale’s Young Company.  Winter/Spring Session will meet in person at Irondale. Students will work towards a performance of poetry, monologues and scenes on May 24th.

In the Winter/Spring Semester students will:

  • Learn and practice the tenets of ensemble theater
  • Train in voice, movement, music, and devising techniques
  • Analyze theatrical texts for meaning, mood, and rhythm
  • Practice performing poetry, monologues, and scenes
  • Learn to give and receive feedback with care and respect
  • Cultivate lasting relationships with their peers
  • Perform in the Poetry, Monologues and Scenes Show in May 2022 for the general public

Winter/Spring 2022 Junior Company Dates:

January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24


Click Here to Register for Winter/Spring 2022!


Please contact Rima with any questions at education@irondale.org.


This program is generously supported by the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation


Junior Company Requirements:

  • No previous acting or performance training required!
  • Submission of a Personal Essay before your first rehearsal
  • A commitment to regular attendance. If you miss more than three sessions in a row (for reasons other than illness), you will be ineligible to perform in the upcoming showing. However, you are still welcome to attend anyway and can re-apply to perform in the next term.
  • Promise to treat everyone in the program with care and respect
  • Agreement to read and adhere to Irondale’s Code of Conduct
  • Agreement to adhere to Irondale’s COVID-19 requirements and protocols

All new students who register will be asked to submit a short personal essay before the first class.


  • In a paragraph or more (minimum 5 sentences), tell us why you want to be part of Irondale’s Junior Company.
  • Feel free to write in the first person or in rhyme or any way you’d like! Have fun with it and show us how creative you can be! 
  • Submit your essay along with your registration or email it to rima@irondale.org after registration.

Registration for the 2022 Winter/Spring Session now available!

Open to 6th – 8th grade students. 5th grade students by interview.

Tuesdays from 4:00-5:45pm in person.

There is no cost to participate!

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