begin September 19
Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:30
#2 McVicar Street, South Red Deer
(First Church of the Nazarene)
1. Little Rascals
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
and also Kyle Mills.
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: Jessica Krause
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)
Teacher: 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 class upon verification of 6 months of private dance lessons
5. Acting for Musical Theatre
(ages 8-13) Prerequisites: Foundations of Drama and Foundations of Voice
Teacher: Stephanie Orr.
Learn and practice some advanced theatre skills, and develop some acting craft specific to Musical Theatre. Stanislavski didn't wear tap shoes!
6. The Greatest Showman
(ages 8-18) Prerequisites: Foundations of Drama and Foundations of Voice
Teacher: Dustin Macmillan
THIS CLASS IS FULL
Discover how to be a creative mastermind and superior showman. This class will teach you masterful tricks including sleight of hand, illusions, stage tricks, card tricks and more, all the while presenting a great spectacle for the audience. Stretch your creativity, comedy, and acting skills in creating a one of a kind showcase that demonstrates skill and imagination.
7. Shakin' Up Shakespeare
Teacher: Tori Grebinski
Prerequisite: Foundations of Drama
Shakespeare doesn’t have to be hard... or boring! In this class we will look at some of Shakespeare’s most famous works; including monologues and scenes. We’ll work together to discover the humour in the Comedy, the passion in the Romance, the terror in the Tragedy and the betrayal in the History. Shakespeare is an essential in all theatre! Learn to understand the words you read and the lines you say with intensity and humour. You might just be surprised at the shenanigans of his characters! And of course, what would Shakespeare be without... SWORD FIGHTING!
8. Broadway Workshop
Teacher: Ashley Miller
Prerequisite: Foundations of Drama, Foundations of Dance, & Foundations of Voice
A lab-based class exploring 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, and puppeteering! In this class we will learn choreography from the hit new musical The Prom, learn the concept of, and build Trash Puppets, and songs from Dear Evan Hansen and Kiss Me, Kate!