| Class|| Times|| Max Enrollment|| Still Available|| More Information|
|Acting (Act Up II Performance Workshop)|| 6:00-7:00 || 16 || 14 || |
Mondays, 6:00-7:00 for 10 weeks, beginning September 10. $230. Ages 9-15. This is a class designed for the student who has some stage experience or has had a class before. Continuing from last semester, or new. Students will learn acting techniques, character development, building confidence, memorization techniques, method acting, movement for the stage and script analysis. Performance showcase on the 10th class. Taught by Becky Croft
|Acting (ACT UP Performance Workshop)|| 5:30-6:30 || 16 || 14 || |
Ages 7 and up Cost: $230 10 Weeks Fridays 5:30-6:30. Starting September 7. Developed for beginning to intermediate level students who want to learn more about acting. Appropriate for new students or those continuing from last semester. This hands-on class includes creative dramatics, improvisation, basic character development, audition techniques, script analysis, memorization, theatre terminology, and acting for the camera. Actors showcase their work on the 10th class. - Taught by theatre veteran Becky Croft.
|Acting- Adult Master Class Page to the Stage|| 5:30-7:00 || 16 || 16 || |
Ages 16 and up Cost: $135. 8 Weeks Wednesdays 5:30-7:00- Starting September 26. For all levels of experience. Challenging scene material will emphasize character development and stepping outside of the comfort zone. Stanislavsky and Meisner techniques, using improv to develop character, sense memory, emotional recall and other techniques will be covered as students take scenes from the page to the stage. Each actor will work on two contrasting characters. Performance given at end of semester. Taught by seasoned director and actress Debra Leopard.
|Acting (KIDS ACT Performance Workshop)|| 5:00-5:50 || 16 || 16 || |
Ages 4-8. Cost: $205. 10 Weeks Mondays 5:00-5:50 Starting September 10. 100% laughter and fun are a guarantee! Designed for the very young theatre student to emphasize creativity, imagination and having fun while learning the basics of acting. Each student develops at least one commercial and one monologue. Continuing from last semester, or new students welcomed. Performance given at the end of the semester. - Taught by Becky Croft.
|ACT UP III From Page to the Stage|| 6:00-7:00 || 16 || 16 || |
Thursdays, 6:00-7:00 for 10 weeks, beginning September 13. $230. Ages 10-16. Must have had a previous acting class to enroll. Students will work on scenes designed for more serious actors and will gain valuable performance experience by memorizing, rehearsing and performing scripted material. They will take two characters "from the page to the stage." Focus on character development and gaining confidence onstage. Performance given at the end of the semeter. Taught by experienced stage actor, Mark DiNovo.
|Audition Workshop|| 10:00-12:00 || 30 || 29 || |
November 10. 10:00-12:00. Ages 5 through adult. Cost: $25 This is a two-hour workshop designed to help actors improve audition techniques and boost confidence prior to upcoming auditions at Village Square or other theatres. Vocal techniques, expression, stage fright, how to prepare, improvisation exercises and advice on standing out in a crowd will be covered. Students will go through mock acting and singing auditions using several different scripts and will be directed on ways to make improvements. Advice will be given on choices for selection of audition music. Students will also “get into the mind of a director” to learn about what directors look for at auditions. For those who are new to the audition process, students will learn what to expect. For those who have auditioned before, students will learn how to improve. Taught by Debra Leopard and Becky Croft.
|British Dialects for the Stage|| 10:00-12:00 || 10 || 7 || |
Ages 9 and up Saturday October 27. 10:00-12:00. This is a two-hour workshop on mastering dialects for the stage. Focusing on generic upper and lower class British. Expand your knowledge of how dialects work and increase your ability to get cast! Students will learn the Phonetic Alphabet, the basics of how the speaking voice works and all the main changes needed for a convincing stage British accent. Students will get a handbook to take home. Limited to 10. Taught by 30 + year Voice and Diction coach, Debra Leopard $25
|Musical Theatre- Advanced|| 6:00-7:00 || 16 || 16 || |
Ages 9-17 Cost: $230. Tuesdays 6:00-7:00. Starting September 11 for 10 weeks. A class designed for the serious acting student with an emphasis on Musical Theatre. This class will be challenging but fun and will include choreography and singing for the stage -designed for the advanced level student. Must have permission from instructor to enroll. Excercises include improv techniques, character development, audition techniques, how to sell a song, more advanced dance combinations and singing in a group. Performance given at the end of the semester. - Taught by professional dancer, Candice Pipkin and musical theatre veteran Becky Croft.
|MUSICAL THEATRE (Beginner/Intermediate)|| 5:00-6:00 || 17 || 11 || |
Ages 6-16 Cost: $230. 10 Weeks Tuesdays 5:00-6:00. Starting September 11 for 10 weeks. A class designed for the serious acting student with an emphasis on Musical Theatre. This class will be challenging but fun and will include choreography and singing for the stage designed for the beginning to intermediate level student. Excercises include improv techniques, character development, audition techniques, how to sell a song, dance combinations and singing in a group. Singing and Dancing experience is not necessary. Performance given at the end of the semester. - Taught by professional dancer, Candice Pipkin and musical theatre veteran Becky Croft.
|One Hour Private Acting|| || |
One full hour of private acting, voice and diction, audition prep or public speaking lesson with Artistic Director Debra Leopard. $45. Must schedule with instructor prior to enrolling.
|Private Acting- 30 minutes|| || |
30 minute private acting, audition coaching or public speaking lesson with Artistic Director Debra Leopard. $25. Must schedule with instructor prior to enrolling.
|Private Guitar|| || |
Private guitar. All levels. One hour sessions. Taught by Becky Croft. Please schedule with instructor prior to enrollment. $40
|Private Voice or Piano|| || |
30 minute private voice or private piano lesson with Debi Young. $30. Must schedule with instructor prior to enrolling.
|Private Voice/Piano Combo|| || |
One hour private lesson with Debi Young. Half hour of voice and half hour of piano. $50. Must schedule with instructor before enrolling.