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Spring 2017 Class Catalog

Preschool & Kindergarten

First Grade

Second & Third Grade

Fourth & Fifth Grade

Middle School

High School

Financial Assistance

We’d like to provide the opportunity to any student who wishes to participate in our programs. A limited amount of need-based financial aid is available. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your student’s spot in the program. This deposit will be applied to your final balance should you register your student for our program.
Apply by filling out this short form HERE (one per student). Applications for Financial Aid are due December 16, 2016. For questions about the application process please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Preschool & Kindergarten

  Developmental Focus:
-Development of basic theatre vocabulary, motor skills, and coordination skills
-Development of memorization through call-and-response activities and music
-Provide positive social interaction in a safe and creative environment
-Participate cooperatively in an ensemble-driven story
     
 

An Ugly Duckling Story

An introduction to the world of theatre for our youngest students who will experience the joy of imaginative play through theater games, fairy tales, and live music.

Together the Teaching Artists and students will create an adventure story based on the story of the Ugly Duckling.  The Teaching Artists will draw inspiration from student discussions and what appears to excite the students about the story. The Teaching Artists will incorporate songs inspired by the confidence that the Ugly Duckling seeks and students will sing and dance to live musical accompaniment.  An emphasis will be placed on theatre vocabulary, working together as an ensemble, and imaginative storytelling. A free informal presentation will be presented to family and friends at the end of the session!
Classes:
Wednesdays, January 11 - March 15, 2:30-3:15PM


Dress Rehearsal:
Saturday, March 18, 1:15PM

Performance:
Saturday, March 18 @ 2PM
Class Dates:
1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15

Tuition: $185

THIS CLASS IS FULL

 

First Grade

  Developmental Focus:
-Further development of theater vocabulary, motor skills, and coordination skills
-Development of basic choreography and proper singing technique
-Development of memorization through repetitive participation using music and story
-Provide positive social interaction in a safe, and creative environment
-Participate cooperatively in an ensemble driven story
     
 

An Ugly Duckling Story

An introduction to the world of theatre for our youngest students who will experience the joy of imaginative play through theater games, fairy tales, and live music.

Together the Teaching Artists and students will create an adventure story based on the story of the Ugly Duckling.  The Teaching Artists will draw inspiration from student discussions and what appears to excite the students about the story. The Teaching Artists will incorporate songs inspired by the confidence that the Ugly Duckling seeks and students will sing and dance to live musical accompaniment.  An emphasis will be placed on theatre vocabulary, working together as an ensemble, and imaginative storytelling. A free informal presentation will be presented to family and friends at the end of the session!
 

 
 

 

Thursday Class Classes:
Thursdays, January 12 - March 16, 3:15-4PM

Dress Rehearsal:
Saturday, March 18, 3:15PM

Performance:
Saturday, March 18 @ 4PM
Class Dates:
1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16
Tuition: $185

THIS CLASS IS FULL
    Friday Class Classes:
Fridays, January 13 - March 17, 3:15-4PM

Technical/Dress Rehearsals:
Saturday, March 25 @ 11:15PM

Performances:
Saturday, March 25 @ 12PM
Class Dates:
1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, NO CLASS 2/17, 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24 
Tuition: $185

REGISTER TODAY!

 

Second & Third Grade

  Developmental Focus:

-Improvement concentration, listening skills, and physical awareness
-Foster creativity, build confidence, and ensemble cooperation
-Development of creative characterization
-Development of musicianship
-Identification and comprehension of characters' “5 W”: Who? What? Where? When? Why?
-Nurture students passion for theatre
-Promote positive youth development
-Appropriate theatre behavior
     
 

Once Upon a Dream

By Dave & Jean Perry
Teaching Artist: Henry Perkins

The excitement, the agony, the majesty and the thrills of the ageless story where pumpkins become elegant coaches, mice become men, and rages turn to riches with the wave of a wand. A Cinderella fairy tale as you’ve never seen it before with fresh and exciting songs that will carry you to the world of wicked stepsisters, a bumbling fairy godmother, a handsome prince and a whole new cast of delightful characters!
     
 

 

Tuesday Class Classes:
Tuesdays, January 10 - April 11, 4-6:30PM

Technical/Dress Rehearsals:
Tuesday, April 18, 3:30-6:30PM


Performances:
Saturday, April 22 @ 2PM & 3:30PM
Class Dates: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, No Class 4/4, 4/11 Tuition: $445

THIS CLASS IS FULL
    Thursday Class Classes:
Thursdays, January 12 - April 13, 4-6:30PM

Technical/Dress Rehearsal:
Thursday, April 20, 3:30-6:30PM 

Performances:
Saturday, April 22 @ 6PM & 7:30PM
Class Dates: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, No Class 4/6, 4/13 Tuition: $445

THIS CLASS IS FULL

 

Fourth & Fifth Grade

   
Developmental Focus:

-Expansion of theatre vocabulary
-Introduction of key tools for character creation--objective and motivation--and putting these into use in rehearsal and performance
-Fostering Critical thinking and problem solving skills
-Promotion of positive youth development
-Fostering ensemble building skills
-Fostering accountability and responsibility
     
 

James and the Giant Peach

Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Based on the book, "James and the Giant Peach" by Roald Dahl.
Teaching Artist: Ginny Wehrmeister

This adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is a "masterpeach" of a tale!
When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach, rolls into the ocean and launches a journey of enormous proportions. James befriends a collection of singing insects that ride the giant piece of fruit across the ocean, facing hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements along the way.
     
    Wednesday Class Classes:
Wednesdays, February 1 – May 10, 4-6:30PM

Technical/Dress Rehearsals:
Wednesday, 5/17, 3:30PM-7PM 

Performances:
Saturday, May 20 @ 12PM & 2PM
Class Dates:  2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, No Class 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/7* 10:30AM-1:30PM, 5/10

Tuition: $475

THIS CLASS IS FULL

 

 

Friday Class Classes:
Fridays, January 27 – May 12, 4-6:30PM

Technical/Dress Rehearsals:
Friday, 5/19, 3:30PM-7PM

Performances:
Saturday, May 20 @ 6PM & 8PM
Class Dates:  1/27, 2/3, 2/10, No Class 2/17, 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, No Class 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/7* 2PM-5:30PM , 5/12 Tuition: $475

THIS CLASS IS FULL

 

Middle School

 

  Developmental Focus:

-Transition between elementary- level skills to high school-level skills
-Maturation of skill sets: challenging expectations, experimenting with characterizations, taking risks
-Further development of choreography and musicianship
-Further accountability and commitment
     
 

Into the Woods

Book by James Lapine
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Based on classic fairy tales
Teaching Artist: Salim Razawi

Be careful what you wish! A lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables.

The musical centers on a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse and wind up changed forever.
Classes:

Mondays & Tuesdays*, January 3 - March 28, 4PM-6:30PM
*Not all students will be called to Tuesday Rehearsals

Dress Rehearsal:
Sunday, March 26, 1:30-5:30PM
Monday, April 10 & Tuesday, April 11, 4PM-7PM

Performances:
Friday, April 14 @ 7:30PM
Saturday, April 15 @ 4PM & 7:30PM
Sunday, April 16 @ 2PM
Class Dates: 1/3, 1/9, 1/10, No Class 1/16, 1/17, 1/23, 1/24, 1/30, 1/31, 2/6, 2/7, 2/13, 2/14, No Class 2/20, 2/21, 2/27, 2/28, 3/6, 3/7, 3/13, 3/14, 3/20, 3/21, 3/27, 3/28, No Class April 3 - 4 Tuition: $485

THIS CLASS IS FULL

 

High School

  Developmental Focus:

-Implementation of intermediate-to-advanced skills training, focusing on advanced character development, heightened and economic energy, voice and diction
-Difficulty of text, music, movement all increased to adult-level material
-Professional-level accountability & commitment
     
 

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner        
Music by Frederick Loewe
Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Play and
Gabriel Pascal’s Motion Picture “PYGMALION”
Teaching Artist: Madison Gerringer & Dr. Margaret Halbig

Based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, with book, music and lyrics by Lerner and Loewe. A chance meeting between two noted British linguists, Prof. Henry Higgins and Col. Hugh Pickering, leads to a wager that will test Higgins' skills. After they hear a cockney flower girl caterwaul in the street, Higgins proposes to transform the girl, Eliza Doolittle, into a refined Victorian lady with an aristocratic accent. Songs include “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?,” “With a Little Bit of Luck,” “The Rain in Spain,” “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “On the Street Where You Live,” “Get Me to the Church on Time,” and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.”
Auditions:
Friday, February 10, 6:30PM-9:00PM
Please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve an audition appointment.
Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song from a Broadway Musical and an approx 90 second contrasting monologue.



Callbacks:
Sunday, February 12, 10:30AM-1:30PM
Please be prepared to stay the full duration of the 3 hours.

Classes:
Saturdays & Sundays, March 4 - April 30, 10:30AM-1:30PM

Supplemental Classes:
Select Tuesdays & Thursday, March 7 - April 27, 6:30PM-9PM

Technical/Dress Rehearsals:
Sunday, April 30, 10:30AM-4PM; Monday, May 30, 4-7PM; Tuesday & Wednesday, May 2-3, 6-9PM



Performances:

Thursday, May 4 @ 7:30PM; Friday, May 5 @ 8PM; and Saturday, May 6 @ 2PM & 8PM
Class Dates: 3/4, 3/5, 3/11, 3/12, 3/18, 3/19, 3/25, 3/26, No Class 4/1 - 4/9, 4/15, No Class 4/16, 4/22, 4/23, 4/24

Supplemental Classes: 3/7, 3/9, 3/14, 3/16, 3/21, No Class 3/23, 3/28, 3/30, No Class 4/4 & 4/6, 4/11, 4/13, 4/18, 4/20, 4/25, 4/27
Tuition: $515

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