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Autumn Stages

Autumn Stages @ the MAC!

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Autumn Stages | Ages 12-18
Fall 2021 | Minimum 5 Students

Thursdays 5:30-8:30pm and Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm
September 16 - October 30, 2021 (7 weeks - some dates and/or and meeting location subject to change)
Performance Date: Saturday, October 30 (time and location TBD, limited seating available if inside the MAC Theater)
Students must be fully vaccinated to participate in this program (see below).

Classes will take meet in the MAC Theater, on the MAC lawn, or in the upstairs gallery depending on availability.
Cost: $525 MAC members | $575 nonmembers *Monthly payment plans available upon request*

Jacob Sherburne, Acting Leader

Description: Autumn Stages @ the MAC is a fall theater company consisting of young adults ages 12-18. The company meets for three hours on Thursdays and four hours on Saturdays for seven weeks, culminating in a single end-of-session Halloween weekend performance of the Greek mythology story of Oedipus the King.

Note: Anyone entering the MAC Theater must be fully vaccinated. This includes all actors, students, and theater guests. Registrants will be required to submit proof of full vaccination (at least two weeks out from second shot) before joining this program. Anyone entering the MAC galleries or other shared spaces must wear a mask at all times, regardless of vaccination status. All theater company meetings, rehearsals, and productions will adhere to current CDC and state guidelines regarding COVID-19 protocols.

To register, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

2021 Schedule*

Thursdays, 5:30-8:30pm
Saturdays, 10:00am-2:00pm

September 16, 18
September 23, 25
September 30, October 2
October 7, 9
October 14, 16
October 21, 23
October 28, 30

*Schedule subject to change.

About the Instructor: Jacob Sherburne is a stage and television actor, a director, and a teacher. He will appear in HBO Max’s Julia this coming fall, and you may have seen him in musicals, commercials, and Shakespeare tours throughout New England. He received his Masters in Fine Arts in Acting from the FSU/Asolo Conservatory, where he practiced an acting technique based in mindfulness, ease, and joy. Recently, he directed Good People at the Marion Art Center as well as four productions for the Old Rochester Regional High drama club. He has taught Theatre and Stage Combat for a decade at City on a Hill in New Bedford and Creative Arts Camp at Tufts. He is currently a private acting coach and an English teacher at Pierce Middle School in Milton, MA. Sherburne recently ran a fun, successful Midsummer Stages program at the Marion Art Center.