THEATER DEPARTMENT

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College Bound

Aug 31, 2017 - Dec 21, 2017

In this fall-semester course, high school seniors plan for and complete tasks related to applying and preparing for the college audition process. Students in...

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Theater 1

Sep 05, 2017 - May 15, 2018

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

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Musical Theater Movement: Jazz and Tap

Sep 05, 2017 - May 15, 2018

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

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Musical Theater 1 & 2

Sep 05, 2017 - May 19, 2018

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

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Young Performing Arts

Sep 05, 2017 - May 19, 2018

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

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Acting 1 & 2: Grades 5-8

Sep 05, 2017 - Sep 15, 2018

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

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Theater 1 Homeschool

Sep 06, 2017 - May 16, 2018

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

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American Musical Theater Homeschool

Sep 06, 2017 - May 16, 2018

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

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Performing Arts - Homeschool (3 hours)

Sep 06, 2017 - May 16, 2018

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

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Broadway or Bust Jr.

Sep 06, 2017 - May 16, 2018

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

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Youth Tap Dance - Homeschool

Sep 06, 2017 - May 16, 2018

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...

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Dance for the Actor and Singer

Sep 06, 2017 - May 16, 2018

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

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Broadway or Bust

Sep 07, 2017 - May 17, 2018

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

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Improv: 5-8

Sep 07, 2017 - May 17, 2018

This spontaneous and vibrant class explores improvisational games for use in rehearsal and performance. Both the "I don't do improv" actor and...

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Improv: 9-12

Sep 08, 2017 - May 18, 2018

This spontaneous and vibrant class explores improvisational games for use in rehearsal and performance. Both the "I don't do improv" actor and...

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Acting 1 & 2: Grades 9-12

Sep 08, 2017 - May 18, 2018

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

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On-Screen Techniques (Fall)

Sep 09, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017

This class, led by professional actress Eugenie Bondurant, is designed to strengthen and hone acting skills, develop confidence, and prepare students for...

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Ovation! Performance Group

Sep 09, 2017 - May 19, 2018

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

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Technical Theater 1 & 2

Sep 15, 2017 - May 14, 2018

Students learn the basic skills and procedures required to run and design technical elements for the stage. Students will participate in 8 hands on and...

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Adult Improv (Fall)

Oct 05, 2017 - Dec 07, 2017

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

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Behind the Curtain: Monster Mash Makeup

Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017

In this hands-on workshop, students will be introduced to the basic materials and skills needed to apply and design classic monster makeup. The workshop will...

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Fall Audition Prep Workshop

Nov 09, 2017 - Nov 09, 2017

Geared towards those interested in auditioning for Patel Conservatory spring productions of Disney’s The Aristocats, KIDS! or Peter Pan, Jr., students...

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Acing the Audition (Fall)

Nov 14, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017

Designed for both the amateur and emerging professional, this workshop will focus on audition technique, mastering cold reads, and preparation for...

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Spring Production: Disney's The Aristocats Kids – Auditions

Nov 18, 2017 - Nov 18, 2017

Everybody wants to be a cat in Disney's stage adaptation of the animated classic motion picture.   Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and...

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Holiday Happenin'

Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 15, 2017

This event will allow parents a night off and students a chance to enjoy an evening full of holiday fun. Students will be broken up into three groups and...

Adult Acting

Methods of Acting (Spring)

Jan 09, 2018 - Jan 30, 2018

Each week of this exciting four-part course will explore a different acting method, including the teachings of Stanislavsky, Spolin, Growtowski, and Bogart...

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On-Screen Techniques (Spring)

Jan 13, 2018 - Apr 07, 2018

This class is designed to strengthen and hone acting skills, develop confidence, and prepare students for professional film, and television auditions. Spring...

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Spring Production: Peter Pan, Jr. – Auditions

Feb 03, 2018 - Feb 03, 2018

This timeless musical whisks you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit...

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Adult Musical Theater (Spring)

Feb 06, 2018 - Apr 03, 2018

In this musical theater intensive for adults, focus is placed on song interpretation, the mastery of basic choreographic combinations, and vocal technique...

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Behind the Curtain: Fabricating Fantasy Faces - Makeup Magic

Mar 24, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018

In this hands-on workshop, students will be introduced to some of the basic materials and skills needed to apply and design fantasy makeup for stage, film...

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Acing the Audition (Spring)

Apr 10, 2018 - Apr 10, 2018

Designed for both the amateur and emerging professional, this workshop will focus on audition technique, mastering cold reads, and preparation for...

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General Audition Prep Workshop

Apr 12, 2018 - Apr 12, 2018

Students and parents are invited to join us as we deconstruct the audition process and examine the skills needed to nail your audition. In this interactive...

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College Bound: Figuring It Out (Spring)

May 24, 2018 - May 24, 2018

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

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