THEATER DEPARTMENT

Musical Theater 1 & 2

Aug 29, 2016 - May 13, 2017

Faculty in all three disciplines teach the basic steps and terminology in dance, theater and music as well as further develop students’ performance...

Young Performing Arts

Aug 29, 2016 - May 13, 2017

Engaging instructors will lead students through samples of movement, pantomime, clowning, storytelling, improvisation and theater games. This action-packed...

Ovation! Performance Group

Aug 29, 2016 - May 08, 2017

Students in this premier group learn musical theater performance at the highest level. Strong dancers, actors and singers develop professional stage presence...

Acting 1 & 2: Grades 5-8

Aug 30, 2016 - May 09, 2017

Students explore the art of acting through various hands-on activities and techniques including improvisation, physical theater, scene work and character...

Theater 1 Homeschool

Aug 31, 2016 - May 10, 2017

Through this course, students will explore basic performance and technical theatrical studies with the goal of preparing, staging and presenting a classroom...

American Musical Theater Homeschool

Aug 31, 2016 - May 10, 2017

This course offers students an overview of musical theater from the perspectives of history and performance. Students will explore examples of American...

Performing Arts -Homeschool (3 hours)

Aug 31, 2016 - May 10, 2017

Led by engaging instructors, this morning-long session of three classes allows homeschool and non-traditional students the opportunity to explore theater...

Broadway or Bust Jr.

Aug 31, 2016 - May 10, 2017

In this Jr. version of our highly successful Broadway or Bust course, advanced musical theater students study song interpretation, monologue preparation...

Dance for the Actor and Singer

Aug 31, 2016 - May 10, 2017

Want to get more comfortable moving and doing basic dance on stage? Students develop confidence as they learn and refine 20 basic dance steps every actor and...

Theater 1

Sep 01, 2016 - May 11, 2017

Students explore basic performance and technical theatrical studies with the goal of preparing, staging and presenting a classroom showcase of a scripted one...

Improv: 5-8

Sep 01, 2016 - May 11, 2017

These spontaneous and vibrant classes explore improvisational games for use in rehearsal and performance. Both the "I don't do improv" actor...

Broadway or Bust

Sep 01, 2016 - May 11, 2017

Want to develop as a triple-threat? Performing arts-focused students study song interpretation, monologue preparation, mastering cold reads, and are...

Improv: 9-12

Sep 02, 2016 - May 12, 2017

These spontaneous and vibrant classes explore improvisational games for use in rehearsal and performance. Both the "I don't do improv" actor...

Acting 1 & 2: Grades 9-12

Sep 02, 2016 - May 12, 2017

Focused instruction in acting technique is the foundation for this skills based class. Students explore prominent acting methods through scene work and...

Musical Theater Movement: Jazz and Tap

Jan 09, 2017 - May 08, 2017

This class introduces middle school aged students to basic musical theater movement skills through the genres of tap and jazz dance. Students will begin...

Adult Acting 1 & 2

Jan 10, 2017 - May 09, 2017

Building upon skills learned in the fall session, students work with two- and three- person scenes to further develop their technique. Focus is placed on...

On-Screen Techniques

Jan 10, 2017 - Apr 04, 2017

12 week class starting January 10 through April 4 This class, led by professional actor Eugenie Bondurant, is designed to strengthen and hone acting skills,...

Youth Tap - Homeschool

Jan 11, 2017 - May 10, 2017

This class introduces young children to the basic steps and rhythms of tap dance. Students put steps together in combinations they find both challenging and...

On-Screen Techniques: Lab

Jan 14, 2017 - Apr 08, 2017

Students and professionals, grade 9-adult, walk into a mock audition/casting call each Saturday to boost confidence and gain instructive practice in creating...

Spring Production: You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Feb 20, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017

Performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades 5-12, Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life onstage in Clark Gesner’s classic...

Speaking Up for Success

Mar 20, 2017 - May 08, 2017

This 8 week course provides working professionals with the tools to present themselves and their ideas in meeting and speech modes. Participants will focus...

Production Prep Workshop

May 13, 2017 - May 13, 2017

Students age 15-college are mentored and attend hands-on workshops in directing, dramaturgy, design, coaching, arts administration, stage management and...

College Bound: Figuring It Out

May 25, 2017 - May 25, 2017

This master class provides students and parents with the essential tools and knowledge needed to successfully navigate the plethora of performing arts...

Patel Conservatory Theater: Disney's Beauty and the Beast

May 30, 2017 - Jun 23, 2017

This "tale as old as time" tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is actually a young prince trapped under the...

Pre-Camp

May 30, 2017 - Aug 04, 2017

Patel summer pre/post-camps feature engaging and age-appropriate arts and crafts, movies, activities and theater games. This camp is in addition to other...

Post-Camp

May 30, 2017 - Aug 04, 2017

Patel summer pre/post-camps feature engaging and age-appropriate arts and crafts, movies, activities and theater games. This camp is in addition to other...

Musical Theater Camp: Dancing with Props

May 30, 2017 - Jun 02, 2017

This movement-focused week of musical theater features some of your favorite songs-with-props. Students will not only act, dance and sing, but bring an...

Adult Improv

Jun 02, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017

From newcomer to advanced improviser, students enhance their improv chops under the direction of local improv guru Toby Martini. Students will learn to think...

Showstoppers, Jr. : Thunder Mountain Revue

Jun 05, 2017 - Jun 16, 2017

Students in grades 5-8 head for the hills as they develop their solo and ensemble musical theater skills through rehearsal and performance of Disney songs...

Mini Musical Theater Camp: My Toy's Story

Jun 05, 2017 - Jun 09, 2017

Toys come to life in this this week of imagination and play. Campers age 4-6 bring life to their inanimate best friends through theatrical-themed games...

Theater Camp: Jedi Training Camp

Jun 05, 2017 - Jun 09, 2017

Using the power of The Force, students work together to create original scripts delving into the world of the Jedi. Students are trained through various...

On-Screen Techniques

Jun 10, 2017 - Jul 29, 2017

Led by Eugenie Bondurant and guest teachers, students grade 9-adult will build a solid foundation for on-camera acting and production. Exercises in film...

On-Screen Techniques (Lab Only)

Jun 10, 2017 - Jul 29, 2017

Students develop acting, directing and on-camera production skills in this hands-on film-making lab. Receiving guidance and technique training, students...

Performing Arts Workshop 6/10

Jun 10, 2017 - Jul 01, 2017

An excellent Saturday-morning camp for students curious about the performing arts, this workshop utilizes engaging teachers to explore samples of movement...

Theater Camp: Fantastic Beasts

Jun 12, 2017 - Jun 16, 2017

Imaginations run wild as students collaborate and create an original script based on the world of Harry Potter and the fantastic beasts that inhabit it...

Musical Theater Camp: A Week in OZ

Jun 19, 2017 - Jun 23, 2017

Students will have a wicked good time as they explore the music and stories of The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz, and Wicked. Join us as we journey to the land of Oz...

Musical Theater Camp: Tony Award Tunes

Jun 26, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017

Students perform the most loved and renowned songs from Broadway's most popular Tony Award® winning musicals. Building skills in dance, music and...

Patel Conservatory Theater: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Jun 26, 2017 - Jul 06, 2017

Challenged by professional instructors, students delve into one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, while honing acting technique through text...

Mini Musical Theater Camp: Prehistoric Party

Jun 26, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017

Join the adventure as we journey back in time to party with the dinosaurs! Campers age 4-6 will have a roaring good time acting, singing and dancing their...

Musical Theater Camp: American Girls

Jul 03, 2017 - Jul 07, 2017

Girls just want to have fun! Students let strength, passion and spirit shine as they explore their talents in dance, music and storytelling while they...

Patel Conservatory Theater: Disney's The Lion King, Jr.

Jul 03, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017

The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle ... and...

Performing Arts Workshop 7/8

Jul 08, 2017 - Jul 29, 2017

An excellent Saturday-morning camp for students curious about the performing arts, this workshop utilizes engaging teachers to explore samples of movement...

Musical Theater Camp: Straz Stars!

Jul 10, 2017 - Jul 14, 2017

Pulling inspiration from the upcoming Straz Broadway season, students create a unique showcase filled with dance, music and imagination that provides a taste...

Musical Theater Camp: Broadway Bound

Jul 10, 2017 - Jul 14, 2017

In this musical theater intensive, students build and refi ne skills in dance, music and acting through concentrated performing arts training. In addition to...

Patel Conservatory Theater: Showstoppers

Jul 17, 2017 - Aug 04, 2017

Showstoppers, celebrates the most celebrated classic and contemporary songs from Disney films and musical songbook. Students in grades 9-college have the...

Theater Camp: Minecraft: Pixelated Plays

Jul 17, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017

This camp knows no limits as students express their creative freedoms to build an original world and script based on the theme of the popular game Minecraft....

Mini Musical Theater Camp: Paws on Patrol

Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017

Get ready for action as Ryder and the gang save the day in this adventure-filled week of imaginative theater activities, tunes and movement that will have...

Musical Theater Camp: Magic and Muggles

Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017

Grab your broom and join Harry and the gang as your favorite Hogwarts' heroes come to life in this week of musical theater parody. Students will write...

Musical Theater Camp: Rockin' Broadway

Jul 31, 2017 - Aug 04, 2017

Get ready to rock! Students experience the rock’n’roll side of Broadway in this one-of-a-kind musical theater camp focused on contemporary songs...

Stage Management Boot Camp

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017

Students in grade 10-college attend this intensive and return to their schools trained in management, prompt-book prep, cue-calling, peer leadership and...

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