SESSION 1: JUNE 15-JULY 16 SESSION 2: JULY 27-AUGUST 27
Session 1: $90 Session 2: $108
Thursdays / 8-9PM / Teen/Adult
Session 1: $75 / 2: $90
Choreography 101 is for the dancer who wants to create! Come play and see how fun it is to make up dances! Take advantage of this opportunity to choreograph and get positive feedback that will help you build better dances. Pick your own music, your own story to tell and choreo- graph your vision! Learn to: Choose the right music for your choreography / Create an outline of your choreographic ideas / Create with a positive attitude / Find new ways to move and new steps that will inspire / Work with other dancers as a choreographer. All levels welcome: Just bring a desire to create dances! Share your creative self with others and improve your choreographic skills or learn for the first time how to choreograph. We do not judge each other, we observe and offer positive feedback so we all have fun building dances!
Thursdays / 6:30-8PMTeen / Adult
Session 1: $90 / 2: $108
Ballet Tech is going to help you be a better dancer. Bring your best formal personality and feel the flow of the most beautiful dancing. Each class includes full barre, center and/or choreogra- phy. Contemporary music is used in tandem with classical music in order to connect this classical form to present culture. The joy is in the hard work and focus – fun stuff when the desire is there! Learn: Proper placement to prevent injury and dance stronger / Musical phrasing and dynamics / Ballet vocabulary and meanings / How to stay in the moment and out of your head / How to pick up combinations faster / How to make your turns easier & jumps higher. Intermediate/Advanced dancers will gain strength and flexibility along with their improvement of technique. As Always, the SPIRIT of the dance is front & center! Let ballet become the positive joy it can be for you!
Mondays / 8-9PM Teen/Adult
Session 1: $75 /2: $90
Improv-a-Laugh is designed to experience the fun of improvisation and comedy. Simple thea- ter games, skits, movement games and other spontaneous drills will inspire your comedian to pop out. Learn how to: Endow the scene with the 4 “W”s / Play “Yes…and” / Follow the body’s impulses / “Let it happen” Beginner through Advanced actors can work side by side in this class where no-holds-barred! (well, not really, no offensive language or actions).
Scene Acting 101
Tuesdays / 6:30-8PMTeen/Adult
Session 1: $90 / 2: $108
Scene Acting gives actors a chance to focus on the specific skills of scene work. Actors pick scenes, work with assigned partners (outside class homework is required), and bring a strong performance to each class. Scenes ask for varied approaches and we discover through a highly imaginative process how to best bring our scene to life! Learn to: Choose a good scene / Memorize with ease / Bring positive energy to your acting / Analyze and pick apart a scene / Develop a character through specific behavior / Let the scene fly… and see it on video! Beginner through Advanced actors can take the work from where they are: beginners can learn the ropes, advanced actors can deepen their understanding & skills. Here’s an opportunity to work on great scenes you’ve always wanted to!
Tuesdays / 8-9PM Teen/Adult
Session 1: $75 /2: $90
Audition Prep will get you ready to audition for you next play, musical or commercial, be it at school, professionally or in the community. Learn how to have a successful audition & ask the questions you need answered about your audition skills. Don’t forget, no matter how good a performer you are, if you don’t audition well you will not get the part! Learn how to: Approach auditions positively / Pick good audition material / Show your best work in a short audition / Perform a cold reading well / Handle the results of your auditions. All levels welcome! Whether your first audition or a seasoned pro, this is an interactive class that allows you to perform each week. Come improve your odds!
“Takin it to Broadway”
Wednesdays / 6:30-8:30PM Teen/Adult
Session 1: $150 / 2: $180
“Takin it to Broadway” brings the unique joy of Broadway music and performing into our hearts! In this class you get to sing the songs of Broadway in your own individual way. You also get to have the pure joy of singing with the class and feeling the power of Broadway group sing- ing. Learn how to: Choose a good Broadway song for your character type / Create unique interpretations of the songs / Use the form of the song to tell your story / Improve your technique through Controlled Relaxation / Work successfully with a musical director/accompanist. All levels welcome: Just bring a desire to sing out! Singing is a very emotional activity; learn to be positive and confident! This class can help you achieve your dreams & goals for your next performance!