begin April 6 (no class April 13)
Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:30
#2 McVicar Street, South Red Deer
(First Church of the Nazarene)
two hour class 4:30 to 6:30
This high-energy class introduces children to the fundamentals of theater, using songs, drama games, skits, and theater fun. It is designed to build self-confidence, practice working in a group setting, and stimulate imagination.
This age group is not eligible to audition for this session’s production.
* Classes are subject to minimum enrollment. Please indicate your second choice of class when registering.
Foundations of Drama
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.
*Students are exempt from this class upon verification of Drama 10 credit
Foundations of Dance
Teachers: Kendra Humphrey
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 Foundation Class upon verification of 6 months of studio dance lessons
Foundations of Voice
Teacher: Penni Petriko
Whether you sing in your church choir, along with Rock Band, or just in the shower, singing can be fun! Learn how to put those pipes to use with good technique and style. In this interactive class, students will learn the fundamental concepts and training of the voice learn proper posture and breathing techniques, phrasing and how to stay on pitch. Students will develop the confidence they need to perform solos in showcase through an encouraging learning environment.
*Students are exempt from this Foundation Class upon verification of 6 months of private vocal lessons
Prop Till You Drop
(ages 8-18) PREREQUISITE - One Core Class
Teacher: Kathy McKee
Come let your imagination and your creativity take flight, in a class where just
about anything could be a potential prop. After all one man’s junk is another man’s prop. We will be
turning ordinary and not so ordinary stuff into “Theatrical Properties”. Some of our fabulous fakes will
be used as props for Cornerstone’s productions this session.
Teacher: Rachelle Hunt
Create a masterpiece using an actor’s face as a canvas! Grab your makeup kit and brush to produce basic stage makeup as well as specialty features like old age, facial hair and dirty face. Stretch your creative even further when you learn how to make a person look like an animal.
Stunts and Combat
Teacher: Tori Grebinski
PREREQUISITE - Core Dance
If you have taken all 3 Foundation Classes (M100,V100, D100), then the age requirement for this class is lowered to 11.
Discover how to channel energy and aggression into performing stunts while keeping yourself safe. This is going to be a knockout class! Learn the various methods of stage fighting (slaps, slugs, kicks, hair pulling, and choking). Also falls, rolls, tumbles, and reactions will be offered. Come have a bottle broken over your head - - it won’t hurt to try!
(ages 10-18) PREREQUISITE - All Three Foundation Classes (M100, V100, D100)
Teacher: Laurette Woodward
An exciting new class offering students the opportunity to write scripts, do on-air interviews, reviews, commercials and actual news broadcasts. This course is designed to develop in students an understanding of and appreciation for Broadcasting and provides an introduction to Journalism. Learn how to utilize your dramatic skills for television, and to develop the art of interviewing and storytelling.