Fall Classes 2014

Fall 2014 Theater Classes

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Check out NWCT's new online registration! Click on any class title and you will be connected to the new system OR view the full catalog to sort our classes by age range and day of the week. If you have questions or comments, please contact us or call 503-222-2190. You may still sign-up for classes by downloading the registration form. We hope you enjoy NWCT's latest upgrade!

Skills Classes

From intro level to advanced, the following classes are
designed to help students hone specific theater skills.

= Beginning • = Intermediate • = Advanced


Introduction to Acting - Physicality Ages 6-9
This fun format introduces students to basic acting techniques, tips and terms all through physical work. This is the first stepping stone in becoming a well-rounded actor. Suggested prerequisite to playlab classes.
(A) Mon. 4:00-6:00 Ages 6-8 9/15-11/10
(B) Tues. 4:00-6:00 Ages 7-9 9/16-11/11
(C) Sat. 10:00-12:00 Ages 6-8 9/20-11/15
Demonstration last class $170

Intermediate Acting - Classic Scene Study Ages 10-14
Review basic acting techniques, move to in-depth character analysis through classic scenes. Students will be challenged with classic language and characters.
Sat. 12:00-2:00 Ages 10-14 9/20-11/15
Demonstration last class $170

Funny Ladies of the Stage and Screen Ages 8-12
Study the comedy chops of the funniest ladies around, including comedic geniuses Tina Fey, Amy Poelher, and Carol Burnett. Actors will take on the female side of humor. Of course, we welcome dudes as well!
Sat. 4:00-6:00 Ages 8-12 9/20-11/15
Demonstration last class $170

Lights, Camera, IMPROV! Ages 11-16
Learn to act up on the silver screen, without a scrip! This fast-paced class will explore the tricks and technique of filmed-improv in the style of Waiting for Guffman followed by a private screening of the final creations.
*Recommended for Second Stage Students
Sat. 2:00-4:00 Ages 11-16 9/20-11/15
Demonstration last class $170

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Musical Theater & Dance

Harmony! Ages 8-14
This choir style class helps students learn proper vocal technique and hold a harmony. Through musical theater, choral, folk, and pop music students will explore your vocal range while having fun! *Recommended for Second Stage Students.
Wed. 4:00-5:30 Ages 8-14 9/17-11/12
Demonstration last class $140

Voice & Dance Combo: From Cinderella to Shrek Ages 7-14
Learn the basics of movement and singing, through fun fairy tale musicals! Students will learn group choreography as well as solo features.
(A) Mon. 4:00-6:00 Ages 10-14 9/15-11/10
(B) Thurs. 4:00-6:00 Ages 7-10 9/18-11/13
(C) Sat. 12:00-2:00 Ages 7-10 9/20-11/15
Demonstration last class $170

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Dragon Training Camp Ages 6-9
Ready to test your dragon training skills? It is time to put yourself to the ultimate test! This exciting EXPLORE class will study the art of mastering the dragon…good and bad!
(A) Wed. 4:00-6:00 Ages 6-9 9/17-11/12
(B) Sat. 2:00-4:00 Ages 6-9 9/20-11/15
Demonstration last class $170

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First Stage

NWCT offers these exciting theater classes
for our youngest performers.

Little Monsters Ages 3-4
Monsters, monsters, everywhere! Under the bed and down the stairs! Come play and pretend with us in this fantastic first class for the tiniest little monsters.
(A) Tues. 2:00-3:30 Ages 3-4 9/16-11/11
(B) Tues. 4:00-5:30 Ages 3-4 9/16-11/11
(C) Sat. 9:30-11:00 Ages 3-4 9/20-11/15
Demonstration last class $140

Acting ABCs — Harvest Party! Ages 4-6
Start at the beginning in this exciting world of creative drama with puppets, songs, stories, and plenty of play acting as we celebrate fall at the Harvest Party!
(A) Mon. 4:00-6:00 Ages 4-6 9/15-11/10
(B) Sat. 10:00-12:00 Ages 4-6 9/20-11/15
Short demonstration at the end of each class $170

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The following classes will end with a playlab performance.
Students will audition, rehearse, and perform.
Everyone gets a part!
Size or nature of roles is at the professional discretion of our instructors.
All roles provide a valuable learning experience.
No refunds granted due to dissatisfaction with assigned roles.

= Beginning • = Intermediate • = Advanced

Chicken Little’s BIG Adventure Ages 6-9
The sky is falling! Or, is it? Chicken Little has to prove to all the barnyard animals that something strange is afoot through a truly BIG adventure!
(B) Tues. 4:00-6:00 Performance 11/11 9/16-11/11
(C) Sat. 12:00-2:00 Performance 11/15 9/20-11/15

It's the Great Pumpkin! Ages 7-10
Trick or treat! Come join the Peanuts gang as they await the arrival of the mysterious Great Pumpkin! Only the most sincere pumpkin patches will be visited!
(A) Wed. 4:00-6:00 Performance 11/12 9/17-11/12
(B) Sat. 2:00-4:00 Performance 11/16 9/20-11/15

Twilight Tales Ages 10-14
If you dare, come travel through another dimension… A wondrous journey through three spooky stories. Next stop, Twilight Tales!
Sat. 4:00-6:00 Performance 11/15 9/20-11/15

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Musical Theater

Sherlock Jr.: The Case of the Haunted Theater Ages 7-11
The old Fenster Theater has to shut its doors due to pesky haunting by an over-dramatic ghost. Will the actors ever be able to perform again? Have no fear! Young Sherlock and friends are on the case!
(A) Mon. 4:00-6:00 Performance 11/10 9/15-11/10
(B) Sat. 10:00-12:00 Performance 11/16 9/20-11/15

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Home School Theater

Chicken Little’s BIG Adventure Ages 6-10
The sky is falling! Or, is it? Chicken Little has to prove to all the barnyard animals that something strange is afoot through a truly BIG adventure!
(A) Mon. 10:30-12:30 Performance 11/10 9/15-11/10

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