THEATRE CLASSES

2015 SPRING SEMESTER
Beginning the week of January 26th-30th, 2015

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KINDERTHEATRE with MaryEllen Stevenson
An introduction to the world of theatre through a collection of animal stories and fables. Through creative dramatics, imagination, and recreational theatre play, KINDERTHEATRE 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 animal tales. KINDERTHEATRE culminates in an exciting showcase performance for friends and family.
Tuesdays 4pm-5pm [10 weeks]
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
Course # TH101
Tuition: $150

 

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KINDERTHEATRE with MaryEllen Stevenson
An introduction to the world of theatre through the swashbuckling adventures of pirates and princesses. Through creative dramatics, imagination, and recreational theatre play, KINDERTHEATRE 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. KINDERTHEATRE culminates in an exciting showcase performance for friends and family.
Thursdays 4pm-5pm [10 weeks]
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
Course # TH102
Tuition: $150

 

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YOUTHEATRE with Andrea Underhill
Explore theatre through the adventures of your favorite fairytale heroes and villains. YOUTHEATRE students will learn about theatre through creative dramatics, improvisation, and fundamental storytelling. In addition to learning fundamental concepts of objective, tactic, conflict, and sense memory through theatre games and focus strengthening, students will also learn fundamental theatre techniques, basic improvisational skills, and acting training. YOUTHEATRE culminates in an exciting showcase performance for friends and family.
Mondays 4pm-5pm [10 weeks]
2nd Grade – 4th Grade
Course # TH201
Tuition: $150

 

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YOUTHEATRE with MaryEllen Stevenson
Explore theatre through the adventures of your favorite fairytale heroes and villains. YOUTHEATRE students will learn about theatre through creative dramatics, improvisation, and fundamental storytelling. In addition to learning fundamental concepts of objective, tactic, conflict, and sense memory through theatre games and focus strengthening, students will also learn fundamental theatre techniques, basic improvisational skills, and acting training. YOUTHEATRE culminates in an exciting showcase performance for friends and family.
Tuesdays 5pm-6pm [10 weeks]
2nd Grade – 4th Grade
Course # TH202
Tuition: $150

 

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YOUTHEATRE with MaryEllen Stevenson
Explore theatre through the adventures of your favorite fairytale heroes and villains. YOUTHEATRE students will learn about theatre through creative dramatics, improvisation, and fundamental storytelling. In addition to learning fundamental concepts of objective, tactic, conflict, and sense memory through theatre games and focus strengthening, students will also learn fundamental theatre techniques, basic improvisational skills, and acting training. YOUTHEATRE culminates in an exciting showcase performance for friends and family.
Thursdays 5pm-6pm [10 weeks]
2nd Grade – 4th Grade
Course # TH203
Tuition: $150

 

SOMETHING WICKED with Andrea Underhillth
“Are people really born wicked, or is wickedness thrust upon them?” An exciting and intensive performance class for the young actor, SOMETHING WICKED allows students to break down the defining traits of their favorite evil characters to see what makes them tick. Through detailed text analysis and character development, students will have the experience of learning to create and rehearse these characters to illustrate individual objectives and theatrical conflict. This is the perfect class for the young actor that is ready to create a role, perform in front of a live audience, and experience what it truly means to feel… wicked.
Tuesdays 5pm-6pm [10 weeks]
4th Grade – 6th Grade
Course #TH301
Tuition: $150

 

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An exciting and intensive performance class for the young musical theatre actor. Students will rehearse and perform an abbreviated version of a musical theatre production 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 character with a cast of other young 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
4th Grade – 6th Grade
Course #MT301
Tuition: $150

 

MUSICAL THEATRE PROJECT II with Sarah Evans & Andrea UnderhillUnknown-1
An exciting and intensive performance class for the young musical theatre actor. Students will rehearse and perform an abbreviated version of a musical theatre production 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 character with a cast of other young 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.
Mondays 5pm-6pm
6th Grade – High School
Course #MT401
Tuition: $150

 

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This course will address common issues that inhibit success when auditioning for theater. Students may “cold read”, prepare assigned material, receive directorial adjustments, or be put through their paces in mock callbacks. All students will be asked to self-assess in the process of overcoming unproductive auditioning habits. Résumé preparation and headshot selection will also be touched upon. Students will primarily concentrate working on non-musical auditions and monologue selection and preparation.
Mondays 6pm-7pm [10 weeks]
6th Grade – High School
Course # TH403
Tuition: $150

 

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In this course, students will receive one on one acting instruction in the presentation of musical theatre selections. Students will come out of the class with a polished audition-ready musical theatre piece for possible future auditions, and will learn how to analyze, prepare, and perform solo musical theatre material. This class is the necessary “next step” for musical theatre students who already have a voice teacher, and are looking to combine their acting talents into the singing techniques that they already possess.
Thursdays 5pm-6pm [10 weeks]
6th Grade – High School
Course # TH404
Tuition: $150

 

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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.
Fridays 4pm-5pm [10 weeks]
6th Grade – High School
Course # TH405
Tuition: $150

 

MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITION PREPARATION with Alyssa Dumas & Sarah Evansth-5
This course will address common issues that inhibit success when auditioning for theater. Students may “cold read”, prepare assigned material, receive directorial adjustments, or be put through their paces in mock callbacks. All students will be asked to self-assess in the process of overcoming unproductive auditioning habits. Résumé preparation and headshot selection will also be touched upon. Students will primarily concentrate working on musical selections with an accompanist.
Fridays 5pm-6pm [10 weeks]
6th Grade – High School
Course # MT403
Tuition: $150

 

Also learn more information about Peacock Players’ Music and Dance Classes:

MUSIC CLASSES

DANCE CLASSES

For additional information or any questions, please email us at education@peacockplayers.org.

 

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