begin September 28
Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:30
#2 McVicar Street, South Red Deer
(First Church of the Nazarene)
Foundations of Drama
Teacher: Aidan DeGraff
Learn the basics of drama and acting in this creative course. From theater history to improv, this class is designed to give you a basic foundation of the world of drama.
Foundations of Voice
Teacher: Penni Petriko
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
Foundations of Dance
Learn the fundamentals of tap and jazz. Get ready to get up and move! This class will introduce the student to movement for theater. Basic jazz moves and beginning rhythm will be emphasized. Students will learn how to get through a dance callback, even if they aren't seasoned dancers. Jazz and tap shoes are beneficial but not mandatory.
*Students are exempt from this class upon verification of 6 months of studio dance lessons
Teacher: Rachelle Hunt
Accents and Dialects
: Amanda Bulger
Prerequisite: Foundations of Drama
*if you have taken all three Foundation Classes, you make take this class at any age.
Unlock the voice of your character and broaden your acting abilities. You'll be able to portray every accent from a British gentleman to a Southern belle. Advanced skills will include proper vocal placement, diction, breathing, articulation, inflection and more.
- Students will be able to produce a variety of accents including proper British, Cockney, New York, Southern, German, and others
- Students will learn how to create a "character voice."
- Learn proper vocal placement, resonance, and diction
: Ashley Miller
Prerequisite: Foundations of Voice and Foundations of Drama
This lab-based class will explore the audition process, acting, dancing, and singing through current Broadway shows. This class is a chance to work on your vocal technique, no matter your skill level. Not only will this class will improve your vocal control, range, tone and endurance, but it will cover topics like finding and supporting the acting values in a song, interpretation of character, harmonizing, and freestyle rap!
Whirlwind Dance Tour
M300 (ages 8-18)
: Tori Grebinski
Prerequisite: All 3 Cores Classes
UP FOR A CHALLENGE?
(emphasis on challenge - this will be a workout from start to finish!)Take a whirlwind tour through the world of dance. This class focuses on discovering many different styles of dance, learning a new discipline each week. Styles may include Ballet, Hip Hop, Bollywood, Modern, Interpretive, Affrican, Musical Theater, Fosse, Jazz, Latin and others. Be ready to get your groove on in this fast paced tour through creative styles of dance and movement.