Musical theater classes help students develop vocal technique, confidence and work on personalizing performances to tell a story! Young actors will learn the basic principles of acting in a class that incorporates vocal diction and projection, improvisation and scene study, and theater exercises to help build a strong ensemble. No experience necessary, everyone is welcome.
Cabaret is a medium that combines the performers’ musicality and interpretive imagination in an intimate performance setting. Students in this class will explore different approaches to understanding what motivates a song, and work towards a public performance at the end of each term. Students will choose material in consultation with the instructor. An informal interview is required. Teens welcome with permission of instructor. Maximum of six students per class.
Musical Theater Dance
Ages 11-17 This class will work on choreography from musicals and movies, utilizing movement ideas from these shows to create original choreography, and teach the basics a dancer would need for the dance component of an audition.
Performers who can dance, sing and act are considered a “triple threat”. These courses encompass all three disciplines. Skills are taught through vocal coaching, improvisation, comedy, monologues and multiple dance genres. Students at all levels will have the opportunity to showcase their skills in a year end performance of musical theater scenes and/or abridged productions.