AFTER-SCHOOL ACADEMY SPRING 2017 (Programs begin late Feb/Mar and running through May 2017)
SPRING CLASSES Starting . . . Mar 20 - May 15th, 2017 (Specific Day of the Week to be determined) Time: 4pm - 6pm
Below are a few of the classes we are offering this semester:
If you are interested - please complete the online survey (LINK BELOW) so that we can schedule the classes you want - when you want them. LINK TO WORKSHOP SURVEY We will use information from the Survey Responses to schedule which classes are held, depending on response and on which days of the week, each class is held.
K - 3rd grades Actors Tool Box I An introduction to acting and theatre. Focusing on the basic skills and concepts needed to present fully developed characters and telling the story of the play. Students learn about developing characters and the components of a play, using creative drama work to devise their own work. Students work in the areas of Improv Acting, Movement & Physical Acting, Voice & Projection. (8 weeks)
4th - 8th grades Actors Tool Box II An introduction to acting and theatre. Taking the next step for students with limited theatre experience to students with classroom training, this program focuses on the needs of each student to help them improve their skill level and tackle more difficult work on stage. Students work with local theatre professionals to gain a better understanding of character development and stagework. (8 weeks)
4th - 8th grades Shakespeare for the Middle School Actor Tackling the major works of William Shakespeare to provide a general understanding of the work and its characters, this class provides students a wide range of knowledge of the writings of Shakespeare and some of his best known works. Students will read each work and discuss the various plots, while developing a character study on a single character and preparing a scene from the work. (8 weeks)
K - 8th grades Intro to Movement & Dance for the Middle School Actor Focusing on primary dance forms for Musical Theatre, this workshop will prepare the non-dancer for basic work in most Musical Theatre productions, and improve confidence in the audition process. Providing a familiarization with terms and concepts from Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Stage Movement, this workshop give the Young Actor the advantage. (8 weeks)
More classes may be developed if there are specific interests expressed.