begin September 20
Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:30
#2 McVicar Street, South Red Deer
(First Church of the Nazarene)
1. Little Rascals
Teacher: Emillee Kroeker
Let your imagination take flight into the world of theater through song, music and dance. The fun never stops in "Little Rascals" and includes theater basics while learning the foundations of performing in a safe, encouraging environment. We also take time for fun with games and crafts. Let your child take the spotlight!
This age group is not eligible to audition for the session production.
2. Foundations of Drama
THIS CLASS IS FULL
Become a character from head to toe. Explore the building blocks of acting through creative movement, story enactment, theater games, imagination journeys and more! You'll be able to use your whole body, voice, and facial expressions to portray everything from a swashbuckling pirate to a oompa loompa. Create your character from scratch and perform in scenes like Chronicles of Narnia, Treasure Island, Alice in Wonderland, and more.
*Students are exempt from this class upon verification of Drama 10 credit
3. Foundations of Voice
Teacher: Jeannette Manser
This dynamic beginning voice class will cover all elements of good singing techniques. Students will receive training in how to use their voices correctly and how to have a confident audition. Emphasis will be placed on proper breathing and support. This important class is for everyone who has ever wanted to sing correctly and well!
*Students are exempt from this class upon verification of 6 months of private vocal instruction
4. Foundations of Dance Movement
M100 (ages 8-18)
5, 6, 7, 8! It's time to get up and dance! Step up to all the basic techniques that will prepare you to take on any form of dance. Beyond the standard ballet positions you'll learn how to chasse, channe, pirouette, kick, leap, and more. Whether you want to learn Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Tap, Hip Hop, or Ballroom, this class will give you the foundation you’ll need to succeed.
*Students are exempt from this class upon verification of 6 months of private dance lessons
5. Beyond the Sock Puppetry
Teacher: Laura Degraff
Prerequisite - Foundations of Drama
Ever since The Lion King took broadway by storm, the public has a renewed fascination in puppetry for the stage. Silhouette? Bunraku? Marionette? Learn about all these and more as we delve into the wonderful and weird world of puppetry! Students will learn how to create and manipulate puppets of various styles throughout the ten weeks of class. Learn to create character voices, and how to convey emotion as you explore the magic of bringing inanimate objects to life!
6. Intro to Hip Hop
Teacher: Carly Schultz and Katelynn David
Prerequiste: Foundations of Dance and Foundations of Drama
INTRO TO HIP HOP DANCE is an introductory level class geared for those interested in learning the basic movements and historical underpinnings of freestyle hip hop dance culture. This class will offer movement foundations (such as the running man, wop, and cabbage patch), isolations and body control, and variety of bounces, rocks, and digs to establish various grooves and rhythm patterns.
7. Broadway Workshop
THIS CLASS IS FULL
Teacher: Ashley Miller
Prerequiste: Foundations of Drama, Foundations of Dance, & Foundations of Voice
A lab-based class exploring auditions, acting, dancing and singing through current Broadway shows. We will cover topics like finding and supporting the acting values in a song, interpretation of character, harmonizing, style-specific dance, character voice and movement! Music will include selections from Mean Girls, My Fair Lady, and Once On This Island.