PERFORMING ARTS CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS

**School Year 2022 - 2023**

The following classes are offered at Ocala Civic Theatre.  Students participating on site must have a Covid-19 Liability Waiver signed by a guardian. Class size is strictly limited to 15 students – early registration is strongly suggested.  Classes are held indoor and outdoor. Students are also encouraged to dress comfortably with sneakers and bring a refillable water bottle.  CDC guidelines for youth and theatre programming are followed.  For more details, please contact the Director of Education at 352-236-2851 ext 107.

**Term 1 and Term 2 available now**

Bundle both terms for the same class and save $10 (Contact the theatre to bundle)

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TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES, FIRST SELECT THE TERM, THEN CLICK THE RED "REGISTER" BUTTON FOR THE CLASS YOU WANT TO REGISTER.

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THEN SELECT A CLASS BELOW

Class Times More Information
C.A.S.T. Sleighing It - Term 1 Tuesdays & Thursdays; 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

For ages 13 - 18  C.A.S.TSleighing It - A Holiday Cabaret: Term 1

REHEARSALS IN PROGRESS

This was so much fun last year, we’re doing it again! Spend the autumn creating a one-of-a-kind winter holiday-themed cabaret. C.A.S.T. members will collaborate with the creative team (director, music director, and choreographer) to develop a fun, spirited, and uplifting celebration of all that we love about winter through songs and stories. The full production will be presented cabaret-style at OCT and in excerpts at the Appleton Museum of Arts on Urban Family Day. Please note: There may be other performance opportunities and special projects through the fall.

AUDITIONS: Tuesday, August 30 at 5:00 p.m. (register today to hold your audition spot with a refundable $10 deposit. You must attend auditions.)

CLASS MEETING TIME: Tuesdays & Thursdays • 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Rehearsals • September 6 - December 1

Tech Week Rehearsals • December 5 - 8

PERFORMANCES: Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. & Sunday, December 11 at 1:30 p.m.

TUITION$355 

Register today with a refundable $10 deposit.  If cast, you will be required to pay the tuition balance.  If not cast, your $10 deposit will be refunded back to you.

Homeschool: PAC: ages 13 - 18: Term 1 Wednesdays; 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For ages 13 - 18  Homeschool - Performing Arts Club - Term 1

REGISTRATION CLOSED

OCT’s Performing Arts Club is specially made for our community’s non-traditional learners. Once a week, join other creative youth to explore theatre arts in a nurturing and fun community at our theatre. Open to all levels of experience, objectives of the programming include strengthening of creative problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills (verbal, nonverbal, and written). The PAC’s projects are designed specifically for the community of learners enrolled. The engaging hands-on programming includes a playful combination of all-in theatre games, improvisation, character and story development, writing, and scene and monologue practice.

CLASS MEETING TIME: Wednesdays • 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. • 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2 & 11/9

SHARECASE: Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m.

TUITION$140 • Bundle term 1 and 2 at the same time and save $5 each term (Contact us for discount)

Homeschool: PAC: ages 8 - 12: Term 1 Wednesdays; 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For ages 8 - 12  Homeschool - Performing Arts Club - Term 1

REGISTRATION CLOSED

OCT’s Performing Arts Club is specially made for our community’s non-traditional learners. Once a week, join other creative youth to explore theatre arts in a nurturing and fun community at our theatre. Open to all levels of experience, objectives of the programming include strengthening of creative problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills (verbal, nonverbal, and written). The PAC’s projects are designed specifically for the community of learners enrolled. The engaging hands-on programming includes a playful combination of all-in theatre games, improvisation, character and story development, writing, and scene and monologue practice.

CLASS MEETING TIME: Wednesdays • 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. • 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2 & 11/9

SHARECASE: Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m.

TUITION$140 • Bundle term 1 and 2 at the same time and save $5 each term (Contact us for discount)

Meet the Masters - Term 1 Wednesdays; 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

For ages 18 and Up  Meet the Masters - Term 1

CALL THE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION FOR MORE INFORMATION

Spend Wednesday evenings exploring the group’s theatrical areas of interest with guest workshop leaders. Upon registering, you will receive a short survey to help us understand what kinds of classes everyone is most interested in. Potential workshops include scene study, monologue or song prep, script analysis, effects makeup, yoga, stage combat, playwriting, mask work, improv, and more. Workshop leaders will consist of local talent and visiting artists when available.

CLASS MEETING TIME: Wednesdays • 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. • 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2 & 11/9

TUITION$135 • Bundle term 1 and 2 at the same time and save $5 each term (Contact us for discount)

Songs and Stories - Term 1 Wednesdays; 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

For ages 9 - 12  Songs and Stories - Term 1

SOLD OUT!

We will travel through space and time by exploring some well-known stories of today while tracing them back to their origins. Most Disney stories originate in international folklore and fairytales, while superheroes in comic books are considered modern mythology. Stories throughout the ages have captured our imagination. Look at them in a fun and playful new way – through acting, singing, and dancing!

CLASS MEETING TIME: Wednesdays • 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. • 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2 & 11/9

SHARECASE: Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m.

TUITION$140 • Bundle term 1 and 2 at the same time and save $5 each term (Contact us for discount)

Broadway Bound - Term 1 Fridays; 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

For ages 13 - 24  Broadway Bound - Term 1

SOLD OUT!

This new musical theatre workshop is for serious artists looking to strengthen their skills in ensemble singing and dancing while also working on their personal audition repertoire. Across the 10 weeks, students will develop group numbers with harmonies and choreography with directors, music directors, and choreographers. Every third session, students will work on individual songs for their songbook, receiving extra coaching for vocal, acting, and audition techniques. This course is for students serious about learning and practicing their music at home between classes. Interviews and/or auditions are required at the discretion of the Director of Education.

Students who meet the age requirement for OCT's season closer, Newsies, will still have the option to skip ahead in the audition process, joining at the callback level.   

CLASS MEETING TIME: Fridays • 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. • 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4 & 11/11

SHARECASE: Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m.

TUITION$160 • Bundle term 1 and 2 at the same time and save $5 each term (Contact us for discount)

Register today with a $10 deposit.  You will then be contacted by the Director of Education to schedule an Interview and/or audition.  Upon acceptance, you will be required to pay the tuition balance.  If not accepted, your $10 deposit will be refunded back to you.

Imagi-Nation: Play-Mate Adventures - Term 1 Fridays; 4:30pm - 5:30pm

For ages 5 - 8  Imagi-Nation: Play-Mate Adventures - Term 1

REGISTRATION CLOSED

This popular series for our youngest friends gets an exciting twist this school year! Youth and their grownups will learn and practice aspects of theatre arts while exploring different worlds. Make new friends, hear new stories, and learn new things from children’s literature and international folktales through engaging, fun, and diverse storytelling styles, including movement, music, and visual arts.

A Family Component

*Three times during the term (9/23, 10/14 & 11/4), an adult family member of each youth will join the class for a fun and engaging multi-generation exploration of stories!

CLASS MEETING TIME: Fridays • 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. • 9/9, 9/16, 9/23*, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14*, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4* & 11/11

SHARECASE: Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m.

TUITION$120 • Bundle term 1 and 2 at the same time and save $5 each term (Contact us for discount)

Dance For Stage - Term 1 Mondays; 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

For ages 14 - 25  Dance For Stage - Special Edition - Newsies!: Term 1

A NOTE ABOUT FALL 2022 CLASSES: Dance for Stage has been canceled. We have updated our musical theatre class, Broadway Bound, to accommodate students ages 13-24. Students who meet the age requirement for OCT's season closer, Newsies, will still have the option to skip ahead in the audition process, joining at the callback level. If you have any questions, please contact Director of Education Terry LeCompte at TLecompte@OcalaCivicTheatre.com.

The Actors' Toolbox; ages 13 - 18: Term 1 Mondays; 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

For ages 13 - 18  The Actors' Toolbox - Term 1

Actors of all experience levels will develop their skills in physical and emotional character development through the exploration of acting techniques, theatre exercises, drama games, scene/monologue work, and/or improvisation. Through independent, partner, and small group work, learners will develop greater self-confidence while also increasing their respect for community and their understanding of the work and fun of acting.

CLASS MEETING TIME: Mondays • 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. • 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 & 11/7

SHARECASE: Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m.

TUITION$140 • Bundle term 1 and 2 at the same time and save $5 each term (Contact us for discount)

The Actors' Toolbox; ages 9 - 12: Term 1 Mondays; 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

For ages 9 - 12  The Actors' Toolbox - Term 1

SOLD OUT!

Actors of all experience levels will develop their skills in physical and emotional character development through the exploration of acting techniques, theatre exercises, drama games, scene/monologue work, and/or improvisation. Through independent, partner, and small group work, learners will develop greater self-confidence while also increasing their respect for community and their understanding of the work and fun of acting.

CLASS MEETING TIME: Mondays • 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. • 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 & 11/7

SHARECASE: Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m.

TUITION$140 • Bundle term 1 and 2 at the same time and save $5 each term (Contact us for discount)