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Upcoming HCA Workshops:

Becoming a Children's Author (FREE Workshop) 
Thursday, December 6
7:00PM to  8:30PM

Have you always wanted to be a children’s writer? Do you have a great story idea? But how do you start? 

In this informative chat, published children’s author Kelly Carey will kick start your writing journey by sharing the first steps every aspiring author can take as they move from thinking about being a writer to becoming a writer. Kelly will offer practical and realistic advice, an introduction to the online resources and supportive groups available to emerging writers, and an overview of the children’s publishing industry.  Come learn how to get started on your path to publication and make your writing dreams a reality. 

Cost: $FREE



Audition Workshop with Jere Shea

Thursday, January 3 

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Prepare for your next big audition with Tony-nominated actor and performance coach Jere Shea. Whether you are auditioning for college theater programs or simply want to ace your next community or professional theater audition, learn from an industry expert. In this workshop, actors will explore self-selected and prepared scripted monologues, refine their performance, learn new techniques and gain new insight into acting and auditioning. Please memorize and prepare in advance a 2-minute scripted monologue (serious or comic) from a play of your choice and bring a copy of its text to the workshop. This workshop is intended for actors age 15 through adult. 

Cost: $45. Register HERE


Jere Shea is a Tony Award nominated actor, musician, acting teacher and coach originally from Boston, Massachusetts. When not performing, Jere has taught acting, musical theater and vocal performance at schools including Emerson College, Boston College, and Northeastern University in Boston, and the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Jere has been a guest lecturer at St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH and Princeton Day School in NJ. He provides novice, intermediate, and advanced instruction, and offers individual and group lessons to people of all ages, private coaching, workshops, and master classes in acting, scene study, monologues, musical theater performance, and auditioning. Jere specializes in preparing aspiring actors for the college and professional training program admissions process. 
Jere stars in the Ben Affleck and Matt Damon produced Showtime series City On A Hill (2019) with Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. He appears with Charlie Hunnam, Jack O'Connell and Jessica Barden in Max Winkler's film JUNGLELAND (2019). Jere also starred in Passion (American Playhouse/PBS), Path to Paradise (HBO), Law & Order, The Cosby Mysteries (NBC) with Bill Cosby, Rita Moreno and James Naughton, and A Season in Purgatory (CBS miniseries) with Patrick Dempsey and Brian Dennehy. Jere appeared as Dr. George Soper in the story of "Typhoid Mary" Mallon - The Most Dangerous Woman In America (NOVA/PBS). He also starred with Donnie Wahlberg, Will Arnett, Rose McGowen and Anne Meara in the Boston based feature film SOUTHIE (Best Film, Seattle Film Festival).