THEATRE ARTS CLASSES

Spring Semester starts the week of
February 8th-12th, 2016.

2016 SPRING REGISTRATION FORM

Youth and Teen theatre arts classes at Peacock Players are organized by grade level. For additional information and questions regarding classes, please email Education Administrator Andrea Underhill at andreau@peacockplayers.org.

GRADES 1st-2nd

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YOUTHEATRE
[for Grades 1st-2nd]

with Gabriella Silva
Explore the world of theatre through the irresistible adventures of the Muppets characters. YOUTHEATRE combines creative dramatics, improvisation, and fundamental storytelling. Using the stories and characters of the Muppets, students will discover beginning concepts of playable objectives, conflict, and sense memory through theatre games, focus strengthening, and the additional art of puppetry. This is where the foundation of theatre is hatched. YOUTHEATRE culminates in an exciting showcase performance for friends and family.
Tuesdays 4pm-5pm [8 weeks]
Tuition: $120

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AUDITION DANCE [for Grades 3rd & up]Unknown
With Lillie Ellars

Improve your theatre dance skills with this class designed specifically to help beginning and intermediate dancers audition with confidence and pride. Through a variety of dance styles and degrees of difficulty, students will learn a different audition dance combination each week. Modeled after popular Broadway combinations, each audition dance will strengthen poise, coordination and self-expression – giving students the ability for better execution at upcoming dance auditions and callbacks. AUDITION DANCE culminates in an informal open-class showcase performance for friends and family.
Fridays 4pm-5pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

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MUSICAL THEATRE PROJECT [for Grades 1st-2nd
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With Alex Nick

An exciting and intensive performance class for the young musical theatre actor. Students will rehearse and perform selections from musical theatre repertoire for their friends and family. Through score and script analysis, character development, and vocal technique, students will have the experience of creating and rehearsing a musical theatre character with a cast of other young like-minded theatre artists. This is the perfect class for the young musical theatre actor that is ready to create a role and perform in front of a live audience.
Fridays 5pm-6pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

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GRADES 3rd-5th

THE PEANUTS
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YOUTHEATRE [for Grades 3rd-5th
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With Christina Higginson

Explore the world of theatre through the timeless adventures of the Peanuts characters, created by Charles Schultz. YOUTHEATRE combines creative dramatics, improvisation, and fundamental storytelling. Using the stories and characters of the Peanuts gang, students will discover beginning concepts of playable objectives, conflict, and sense memory through theatre games, focus strengthening. This is where the foundation of theatre is hatched. YOUTHEATRE culminates in an exciting showcase performance for friends and family.
Tuesdays 4pm-5pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

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PIRATES & PRINCESSES
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YOUTHEATRE [for Grades 3rd-5th]

With Christina Higginson

An introduction to the world of theatre through the swashbuckling adventures of both pirates and princesses. Through creative dramatics, imagination, and recreational theatre play, YOUTHEATRE students will develop basic acting skills, enhance creativity, and strengthen self-esteem. Class activities, theater exercises, and training will be based upon the characters of the students’ favorite pirate and princess tales. YOUTHEATRE culminates in an exciting showcase performance for friends and family.
Thursdays 4pm-5pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

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SUPER HEROES AND VILLAINS
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YOUTHEATRE [for Grades 3rd-5th]

With Andrea Underhill

Students will explore acting techniques by working closer with the contrasting texts of their favorite comic book heroes and their archenemies. Students will explore both dramatic and comedic character development through cooperative scene studies. Through script analysis, examination of character, and vocal and physical performance training, students will rehearse and perform a workshop production from the adventures of our favorite comic book heroes and villains for their family and friends. SUPER HEROES AND VILLAINS is the perfect educational compliment for the young actor in learning to create a role, and to bring that role into live performance
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Thursdays 4pm-5pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

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MUSICAL THEATRE PROJECT [for Grades 3rd-5th
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With Alex Nick

An exciting and intensive performance class for the young musical theatre actor. Students will rehearse and perform selections from musical theatre repertoire for their friends and family. Through score and script analysis, character development, and vocal technique, students will have the experience of creating and rehearsing a musical theatre character with a cast of other young like-minded theatre artists. This is the perfect class for the young musical theatre actor that is ready to create a role and perform in front of a live audience.
Fridays 4pm-5pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

PAY TUITION & REGISTER NOW

 

AUDITION DANCE [for Grades 3rd-5th
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With Lillie Ellars
Improve your theatre dance skills with this class designed specifically to help beginning and intermediate dancers audition with confidence and pride. Through a variety of dance styles and degrees of difficulty, students will learn a different audition dance combination each week. Modeled after popular Broadway combinations, each audition dance will strengthen poise, coordination and self-expression – giving students the ability for better execution at upcoming dance auditions and callbacks. AUDITION DANCE culminates in an informal open-class showcase performance for friends and family.
Fridays 5pm-6pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

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GRADES 6th-8th

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With Andrea Underhill

PLAYMAKING is a process to create theatre by generating new ideas from students based on their passions and interests. Through a series of exercises, music, and movement students will make a script and play with how to execute their ideas in a compelling, artistic way. This class will result in a presentation of their work.
Wednesdays 4pm-5pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

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IMPROVE YOUR IMPROV [for Grades 6th-8th
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With Andrea Underhill

Improve your acting technique with the foundation of theatre arts – improvisation. Students will discover the fundamentals of improvisation, improve storytelling skills, learn techniques to think quickly on their feet, and to be more creative in the moment.  This spirited, fun course is designed for the young actor who wants to learn the essentials of good scenic improvisation or for anyone who wants to improve their teamwork or communication skills.  Through coaching, warm-up exercises, creative performance games and basic short-form scene-work, students will learn how to be more spontaneous, trusting, and collaborative.
Wednesdays 5pm-6pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

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GRADES 9th-12th

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With Andrea Underhill

Students will explore acting techniques through character development in monologue and scene studies. Through script analysis, examination of character, and vocal and physical performance training, students will rehearse and perform an informal open-class showcase performance for their family and friends. ACTING STUDIO is the perfect educational compliment for the young actor in learning to create a character, and create a role with it. Age appropriate material will be studied.
Thursdays 5pm-6pm [8 weeks]

Tuition: $120

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2016 SPRING REGISTRATION FORM

 

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