Youth Education

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Spring Session - Saturdays, February 24 to May 5 (No class on March 31)

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ACTING

 

Imagine THAT! Treasure Hunt 

Ages 3 - 5
Saturday 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. 
Tuition: $150.00
 
Students will develop cognitive and social skills through dramatic play, storytelling and imagination while they take an adventure to find the hidden treasures of Weathervane. Jump and twirl from clue to clue and sail the seven seas to find what treasures await! 
 
 
Ages 5 - 8
Saturday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. 
Tuition: $175.00
 
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 through the story of the Wizard of Oz.  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.
 
 
Ages 8 - 11
Saturday 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Tuition: $175.00
 
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!
 
 
Ages 11 - 15
Saturday 11:30 - 12:45 p.m. 
Tuition: $180.00
 
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!
 
 
 Ages 11 - 17 
Saturday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Tuition: $175.00
 
Explore the elements of improvisation and experience the power of play with our improv workshop.  Students will focus on various games and exercises that encourage trust, communication, active listening, character development and team work.  Join us on the last day as our class puts on a show.  You never know what will happen...that's why it's improv!
 
 
 Ages 7 - 15
Saturday 10:00 - 11:15 a.m. 
Tuition: $180.00
 
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 individually, and use their basic knowledge of theatre 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!
 
 

DIRECTING

 
 
Directing Project (Prerequisite: 2 Acting classes or experience in a production)
Ages 12 - 17
Saturday 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. 
Tuition: $190.00
 
Learn what it’s like to be running the show! In this class, students will learn the principles and practices of being a stage director. Students will cast, stage, rehearse, and present short scenes with the assistance of an experienced instructor.  Students from the class will also gain the benefit of acting in each other’s scenes.  Class is limited to the first 10 students. 
 
 

MUSIC

 
 
Ages 5 - 7
Saturday 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Tuition: $185.00
 
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. 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!
 
 
Ages 8 - 12
Saturday 11:30 - 12:30 p.m. 
Tuition: $185.00
 
Sing, dance and perform in Musical Theatre, Act Two. Designed with the same objectives as musical Theatre, 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!
 
Ages 3 - 5 
Saturday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m
Tuition: $150.00
Fun while learning is the main objective. Students explore the basic concepts of pitch and rhythm using games, eurhythmics, and tone poems to introduce the rudiments of reading music and ear training. Each session ends with a class demonstration, including a song with choreographed movements. Join us as we hop, skip, and jumpstart our way into the world of music.
 
 
Ages 12 - 17 
Saturday 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
Tuition: $190.00
 
What does it take to create a musical production? Students work collaboratively to create and put on a series of musical scenes.  With the assistance of an experienced instructor and accompanist, students can piece together music from existing shows while also creating their own through scene and song writing. The final product will be presented on the final day of classes. 
 
 

DANCE

 
 
Ages 2 - 4
Wednesday 11:30 - 12:15 p.m. 
5 weeks: February 28th – March 28th  
Tuition: $75.00
 
Take your typical mommy and me class and remix it! This upbeat and interactive class will use creative movement and popular music and movement trends as inspiration to increase motor development, following directions, and create a greater bond between parent and child. 
 
 
Ages 5 - 8
Saturday 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.
Tuition: $175.00
 
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.
 
 
Ages 8 - 14
Saturday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Tuition: $175.00
 
Weathervane’s Broadway dance classes are designed with the actor in mind. Students can continue to build on their dance technique, performance skills, and knowledge of different dance styles outside the traditional studio setting. In this class, students will focus on Jazz techniques and styles used in popular Broadway shows. From Fosse to Tune, we are going to move! Jazz shoes required.
 
 
Ages 9 - 15
Saturday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 
Tuition: $175.00
 
Weathervane’s Broadway dance classes are designed with the actor in mind. Students can continue to build on their dance technique, performance skills, and knowledge of different dance styles outside the traditional studio setting. In this class, students will focus on Tap techniques and styles used in popular Broadway shows. Flap your way to 42nd street! Tap shoes required.
 
 

FOR PARENTS!

 
 
Session 1: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Session 2: 11:30-12:30 p.m. 
 
Become the ultimate stage parent! Work with Weathervane's Resident Costume Designer to learn the basics of sewing and hemming by hand and machine, putting on buttons, and basic alterations while your child is in class! No experience necessary, just a willingness to learn.

 

 

 

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