CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

LITTLE STARS

Ages 4-7

Little Stars is a great introduction to the world of imaginative play. This class will explore creative exploration, music and movement. Students will work on storytelling skills and creating various characters as they build confidence to express creativity.

ACADEMY CLASSES

AGES 7 & up

Actor Studio

We offer two levels of Actor Studio. Your student will be placed in a level based on first day assessment.

Beginning Students will work on short monologues and scenes. Students will focus on character development, emotional connection and becoming comfortable with the audience.   Using theatre games to build confidence we will focus on overcoming staff fright and strengthening public speaking skills.

Intermediate/Advanced Students will work on scenes and monologue to strengthen instinct, risks, and character building. Students will build a collection of monologues that can be used for auditions.  In addition, students will work on acting methods and styles with a variety of instructors.

 

Creative Drama

Students work on the elements of stage craft and creative play.  Students will play theatre games, work on imaginative interpretation, listening, and observation skills. Students focus on understanding the components of character building, interacting with others, and the importance of telling a story.

Creative Writing & Storytelling

FIND YOUR VOICE through writing! Students will discuss dialogue, description, metaphor, mood and editing that can be applied to any style of writing.  Students will have the option of writing a poem, short story, or script that tells their story the way they want it to be heard. Students will also work on components of storytelling.

Improv Fun

Yes, and.. let's improv.  The objectives of this class are to discover the fundamentals of improvisation, improve  storytelling skills, learn techniques to think quickly on your feet and to be more creative. Plus its so much fun!  Life is improv right? So why not become better at it.

Musical Theatre Dance

Learn the basics in technique and terminology in our musical theatre dance class.  Students will learn components of jazz, ballet and more in this class.  Great for all levels. Get your jazz shoes ready, it's time to DANCE!

More classes added soon!

SHINING STARS ACADEMY

This program is an audition only program. Students take the ALL weekly classes listed below. Shining Stars have the option to attend the Junior Theatre Festival and/or Disney Performing Arts. 

Actor Studio- Students will work on scenes and monologue to strengthen instinct, risks, and character building. Students will build a collection of monologues that can be used for auditions.  In addition, students will work on acting methods and styles with a variety of instructors.

Improv Troupe- Students strengthen skills within the elements of Improv. Learning core fundamentals and principles of improv, focusing on various games and exercises that encourage trust, communication, agreement, active listening, and building character.

Music- Students work on various songs for performance and/or upcoming events.  Students will build a collection of audition songs that will be worked on individually. Students will also work on ear training and strengthen vocal abilities through warm-ups and exercises.

Musical Theatre Dance- Students learn routines for upcoming performances and events.  Students will also build flexibility and technique in musical theatre styles including ballet, jazz, tap and modern.  

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