Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts

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Creative Kids Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 15 7

Get your five- to seven-year-old involved in the theatre, and allow them to explore the arts through creative play. This class is meant to help your young children develop self-awareness, increase self-confidence, and boost their communication skills through loads of fun and energetic activities led by one of our resident teaching artists, Mary Johns.

First Day for Spring 2020:
Tues., Jan. 7

Showcase Dates for Spring 2020:
Mon., Apr. 20, 6 p.m.

$85 per month or $300 per semester*

* To receive this discount, you should register online and pay the first month's fee. Then pay the balance in person by check or cash by the end of the 2nd week of class.

Young Performers, Level 1 Thursdays, 3:45-5:15 25 6

Each semester, Young Performers will mount an original one-act production! Designed to train young students in theatrical elements such as projection, memorization, stage presence, and teamwork, the weekly workshop format is ideal for the busy family and the even busier child. Also, the training is invaluable for younger students looking to shine in principle roles in SYAA's CenterStage productions.

Each session of the class, the theme of the show will vary, but each show is unique and exciting in its own way. This semester, the class will be delving into the world of lightsabers and the force as they create their very own fan-fiction ode to the Star Wars saga.

First Day for Spring 2020:
Thu., Jan. 9

Showcase Dates for Spring 2020:
Mon., Apr. 20, 6 p.m.

$85 per month -OR- $ 300 per semester*

*To receive this discount, you should register online and pay the first month's fee. Then pay the balance in person by check or cash by the end of the 2nd week of class.

Young Performers, Level 2 Fridays, 3:45-5:15 25 16

Young Performers, Level 2 will help students use their skills to advance in performing and characterization techniques. They will work on comedic timing, effective facial expressions, and creative movement all while developing a short showcase piece for the Classroom Series Showcase.

**Students, age 12, must have completed at least one semester of Young Performers, Level 1, or have participated in at least one SYAA CenterStage Production. Students, ages 13 and up, are free to join without previous experience.

First Day for Spring 2020:
Fri., Jan. 10

Showcase Dates for Spring 2020:
Mon., Apr. 20, 6 p.m.

$85 per month -OR- $ 300 per semester*

*To receive this discount, you should register online and pay the first month's fee. Then pay the balance in person by check or cash by the end of the 2nd week of class.