2019-2020 Theatre Classes
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 AGES  3-6
ONCE UPON A TOT
AGES: 2-4
INSTRUCTOR: Joice Henry
Friday 10:00 – 10:45       Sept. 6 – Dec. 13 and Jan. 3 – May 15
We like stories a lot! We also love being onstage and dancing too. Come join us for a fun introduction to theatre and movement where your child will use their imagination to learn about fairy tales and explore fun movement in dance. This class will meet on Fridays throughout the school year, however, on the Fridays that our ONCE UPON A TIME productions are being held at Century II, this class will be given one free ticket per student to come see our show (parents and family members must purchase tickets). Also, the teacher will have prepared the students to see the show by reading the story and making a craft to go along with each fairy tale. Students do NOT need to be potty-trained for this class, however, those who are not must have a parent in the building at all times. These students will perform one number in our Jr. Dance Recital in the spring and there will be a costume fee. (However, participation in the recital is optional). Students will need ballet shoes only. For required dance attire, please see page 13. (The Once Upon A Time Productions will be on the following Fridays: Oct. 25, Dec. 6, Feb. 21 & Apr. 17.
COST: $45.00 per month

STORYBOOK COMBO
AGES: 4-5
INSTRUCTORS: Staff & Grace Wiens
Saturday 9:30 – 11:00   Sept. 7– Dec. 14 and Jan. 4 – May 16
45 minutes of drama, music, poetry, and movement all based on a storybook theme for the day followed by 45 minutes of pre-ballet & tap. This class follows the year round dance schedule of Sept.-May & will participate in our Jr. Dance Recital. For dance attire requirements, please see dress code on page 13.
COST: $75.00 per month

FAIRY TALE THEATRE
AGES: 4-5
INSTRUCTOR: Brenda Lawton
Monday 5:30 – 6:30  Sept. 9 – Nov. 4
This class is a combination of drama, music, poetry, and movement all based on a storybook theme for the day. COST: $75.00 per month

AGES 6-9

CINDERELLA KIDS (A Musical)

AGES: 6-9
INSTRUCTOR: Tiffanie Cain
Thursday 5:45 – 7:45     Sept. 12 – Nov. 14
An adaptation of the timeless “rags to riches” fairytale that will charm its way into your heart and remind au-diences that dreams really do come true.. The final performance for this class will be Nov. 14. (There will be no class on Thurs., Oct. 31 due to Halloween.)
COST: $155.00 per session

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD KIDS (A Musical)
AGES: 6-9
INSTRUCTOR: Tiffanie Cain
Thursday 5:45 – 7:45       Jan. 9 – Mar. 5
The treasured characters from the children’s books and the beautiful Broadway musical hop from page to stage in this story of friendship and adventure. The final performance for this class will be Mar. 5.
COST: $155.00 per session

CREATIVE DRAMATICS: AROUND THE WORLD
AGES: 6-8
INSTRUCTORS: Brenda Lawton & Mo Barnhart
Monday 6:30 – 7:45  Sept. 9 – Nov. 4
Come on a grand tour of the globe! We will visit at least one country on each of the seven continents. We will learn about the culture and customs of the countries we visit through story dramatization and art. The students will create a passport journal of their travels.
COST: $85.00 

CREATIVE DRAMATICS: ROADTRIP USA
AGES: 6-8
INSTRUCTORS: Brenda Lawton & Mo Barnhart
Monday 6:30 – 7:45Jan. 6 – March 2
Travel from coast to coast through the United States learning about the states that make our nation great through story dramatization and art.
COST: $85.00 

GINGERBREAD CHRISTMAS (A Musical)
AGES: 7-9
INSTRUCTOR: Denise Jackson-Simon
Wednesday 5:00 – 7:00Sept. 25 – Dec. 7
Everyone loves Christmas cookies, unless you are the cookies & Santa is on his way for a midnight snack. Students will perform before our Once Upon A Time production of THE GINGERBREAD MAN at Century II, Mary Jane Teall Theatre, on Sat., December 7. This class will not meet on Nov. 6 due to BCPE callback auditions and Nov. 20 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.
COST: $150.00 

AGES 9 & Up
MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE
A beginner/intermediate level class that will cover the basic dance techniques needed for the musical
theatre performer.
AGE: 11 & up (no previous dance training required)
Kyle Vespestad          Monday 5:00 –6:00

BASIC ACTING
AGES: 9-12
INSTRUCTOR:  Katie Harmon
Saturday 9:30-10:30 Sept 14-Nov 9th (Fall  Session) 
or
Jan 13th -  Mar 7th (Winter  Session)
An introduction to basic skills in acting such as vocal projection, stage movement, and character development.  There will be an informance on the final day of class.                          
 COST: $85.00

MUSIC MAKERS
AGES: 6-12
INSTRUCTORS: Julie Sharp & Julie Dunkelberger
Tuesday 6:00 – 7:30  Sept. 17 – Dec. 17 (with touring performances TBA)Jan. 14 – Apr. 21 (with touring performances TBA) This class will combine music, choreography & fun themes into a Music Theatre experience that will keep your kids singing & moving long after the class ends. This class is a great opportunity to develop talents, build confidence & make new friends along the way. This class will perform around the city at care homes during the holiday season and again in the spring. Every attempt is made to keep bookings on Tuesday nights during regular class times however, that is not always possible.Enrollment for both semesters is strongly encour-aged.
COST: $125.00 per session

GALLERY ALIVE!
AGES: 9-12
INSTRUCTORS: Brenda Lawton & Mo Barnhart
Saturday 9:30 – 11:30 Jan. 11 – Mar.7
Gallery Alive is a creative process class for students who enjoy both theater and visual art. During half of the class, students will learn the principles of Basic Acting and create scenes based on works of art. The students will also create the sets, props, and costumes for their scenes which will be shared in a live gallery at the end of the nine weeks. The other half of the class will be spent with an art teacher where students will study the historical importance of the works of art around which their scenes are being created. Students will also create their own art each week.
COST: $ 125.00 per session
    
ONE ACT (A non-Musical)
AGES: 9-12
INSTRUCTOR: Katie Harmon
Saturday 10:45 – 11:45  Jan. 11 – Mar. 7
This will be a fun class where students will learn a one-act play, help costume and prop it and perform it during the final class.
COST: $85.00 per session

ONE ACT CAMP (A non-Musical)
AGES: 11 & up
INSTRUCTOR: Kyle Vespestad
Monday – Friday 12:30 – 3:00  March 16-20
Come join us over spring break. This will be a fun week where teens learn a one-act play, help costume and prop it and perform it during the final class.
COST: $85.00

FROM PAGE TO STAGE
AGES: 9-12
INSTRUCTORS: Brenda Lawton & Mo Barnhart
Tuesday 6:30 – 8:00   Sept. 10 – Nov. 5(There will be no class on Nov. 1)
Students will choose a book and create an original theatrical production based on the story. Students will be involved in creating the set and costumes and will perform their production for family and friends at the end of the nine weeks. (There will be a technical work day for the students on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 - Noon to work on sets, props and costumes.)
COST: $125.00