5 week session starting Saturday October 21-November 18, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Chelby Benson
Explore the visual elements of theatre from costumes, props, lighting, and set design, as you take on creating and piecing together a production. Each student will be given a theme to follow to create their own portfolio of designs during this 5-week workshop.
Saturdays 9:30-10:15 AM
Join us to figure out why the old lady swallowed a fly? Students will develop cognitive and social skills through dramatic play, storytelling and imagination while they explore this classic story. Students will bring the story to life by dancing like a spider, singing like a bird, acting like a cow, all to get that one fly! Imagine THAT!
Saturdays 9:00-10:00 AM
Bring stories to life and learn theatre skills through creative play! Students will study story structure, explore character development, and work as a group while gaining self-confidence. This introductory class is a great place to learn the basics of theatre and performing on the stage. This class is meant to be repeated.
Saturdays 10:30-11:30 AM
Empower and challenge your child to take the stage. This class is designed for beginning actors, teaching them how to create the actor’s tool box. Students will learn skills in movement, vocal color, script interpretation, and improvisation. Watch as your student gains confidence, self-esteem and a new creative outlet!
Saturdays 11:30-12:45 PM
This class is designed as an introduction to theatre. Students will tackle improvisation and scripted work in this fun and interactive class. The instructor will lead the students to discover how to portray a character with voice and movement while learning how to interpret the playwright’s textual clues. Join in the fun and learn through theatrical play!
Saturdays 10:30-11:30 AM
This class is designed for the child who has attended The Introduction to Acting Class and was recommended to continue to the Intermediate Acting Class, or has equivalent experience on stage. Students will be encouraged to expand on their performance skills to create characters with depth and motivation, work as an ensemble, and use their basic knowledge of vocabulary to interpret the essentials of a scene. Each student will leave the class with new skills and ready to take on their next performance!
Saturdays 9:00-10:30 AM
This class is designed for the child who has attended The Intermediate Acting Class and was recommended to continue to the Advanced Acting Class, or has equivalent experience on stage. In this advanced level class, the Instructor will lead students through in-depth script study, building on group interaction, and developing self-expression through scenes, monologues, and structured improvisation exercises. Your actor will refine their talents, and be able to reflect on their own personal work. Prior experience is strongly recommended.
Saturdays 10:30-11:15 AM
Fun while learning is the main objective! Students explore the basic concepts of pitch and rhythm using games, eurythmics, and tone poems to introduce the rudiments of reading music and ear training. Each session ends with a class demonstration, including a Broadway song with choreographed movements. Join us as we hop, skip, and jumpstart our way into the world of music.
Saturdays 10:30-11:30 AM
Develop skills in singing, dancing, and acting in Musical Theatre, Act One! Sing and dance your way through some Broadway standards. Students will work on musical theatre skills through group singing, creative and choreographed movement, rhythm notation, and sight reading with solefege. Our Musical Theatre, Act One class takes our entire core curriculum and puts it to music with an experienced Instructor and Accompanist. Move over Kristin Chenoweth and Matthew Morrison, here comes the next Broadway star!
Saturdays 9:00-10:15 AM
Sing, dance and perform in Musical Theatre Act Two. Designed with the same objectives as Act One, but for older students, this class challenges experienced students through more complex choreography and solo singing. Learn and explore in this class designed to inspire young actors taught by an experienced Instructor and Accompanist. You will be flapping, pirouetting and box-stepping your way onto center stage!
Saturdays 11:30-1:00 PM
Continue to build on your skills and be challenged in new and exciting ways! This class is designed for students with previous stage experience or who have taken a previous Musical Theatre class. Students will learn complex dance routines, solo and group singing, improvisation and scripted work, and song interpretation. This class designed to help students become a true triple threat. Prepare to be challenged and to shine on stage! Prior experience is strongly recommended.
Saturdays 11:30-12:30 PM
Learn the basics of Tap and Jazz techniques, vocabulary, and styles used in your favorite Broadway shows in this beginner level class. This class will allow each student to grow as a dancer and bring them one step and tap forward to becoming a triple threat. Jazz and Tap shoes required.
Saturdays 12:30-1:45 PM
Build on your dance technique, performance skills, and knowledge in this intermediate level class. This class will focus on Jazz, Tap, and Modern techniques that will make you a well-rounded performer. From Fosse to Tune, we are going to Move! Jazz and Tap shoes required.
Saturdays 1:00-2:00 PM
Pliè and Tendu into a better performer! This class is designed for all levels who want to gain better dance technique and become a stronger dancer by studying ballet to build vocabulary, gain body awareness, and build strength and stamina.
Saturdays 12:30-2:00 PM
Ready to take on the stage? This Workshop with prepare you will the knowledge and tools to nail your next audition. Students will work with the Instructor and an Accompanist to learn song selection, monologue preparation, how to receive and give feedback, and build confidence along the way.