Spring 2014 Theater Classes

Spring 2014 Theater Classes

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No Classes Memorial Day, Monday, May 26

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 Ages 6-9
This fun format introduces students to basic acting techniques, tips and terms. Class will work on projection, stage direction, theater etiquette, scene work and more. Students are invited to attend Little Red “Riding Hood” for free! Suggested prerequisite to playlab classes.
(A) Mon. 4:00-6:00 3/31-6/2
(B) Tues. 4:00-6:00 4/1-5/27
(C) Sat. 10:00-12:00 4/5-5/31
Demonstration last class $165

Intermediate Acting Ages 10-14
Review basic acting techniques, move to in-depth character analysis, monologues, scene work and more. Students are invited to attend Little Red “Riding Hood” for free!
Sat. 12:00-2:00 4/5-5/31
Demonstration last class $165

Improv: Battle Style! Ages 11-16
Students will go into improv training to prepare for a head to head showdown. Each week teams will “battle it out” in a series of rounds to determine who is the funniest!
*Recommended for Second Stage Students
Sat. 2:00-4:00 4/5-5/31
Demonstration last class $175

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Musical Theater Skills

Voice & Dance: Music from Matilda Ages 7-14
Learn the basics of movement and singing through this new and exciting Broadway hit! Students will learn group choreography as well as solo features.
(A) Mon. 4:00-6:00 Ages 10-14 3/31-6/2
(B) Wed. 4:00-6:00 Ages 7-10 4/2-5/28
Demonstration last class $165

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First Stage

NWCT offers these exciting theater classes
for our youngest performers.

Little Pig Picnic Ages 3-5
Little pigs of all over gather to play pig games, read pig stories and plan a pig picnic! This is a great first class for the tiniest actors. Limit 8.
(A) Tues. 2:00-3:30 4/1-5/27
(B) Tues. 4:00-5:30 4/1-5/27
(C) Sat. 9:30-11:00 4/5-5/31
Demonstration last class $135

Acting ABCs — Rain, Rain, Go Away! 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 bid goodbye to the rainy season!
(A) Mon. 4:00-6:00 3/31-6/2
(B) Sat. 10:00-12:00 4/5-5/31
Short demonstration at the end of each class $165

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Home School Theater

The Wise Monkey Tale! Ages 5-7
See description here
(A) Mon. 10:30-12:30 Performance 6/2 3/31-6/2

Little Red: The True Story Ages 8-12
See description here
(A) Mon. 10:30-12:30 Performance 6/2 3/31-6/2

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Scout Troop & Brownie Badge Workshop Ages 7 & Up
Boys welcome too — (planned activities may not qualify boys for a theater badge.) Attend a theater class, see a show and complete your theater badge on the same day! Time for a short meal is provided. Scout leader is free. Other parents/chaperones/siblings receive discounted price. Troops must be registered as a group and paid as a group. No single registrations will be taken.
For more information and troop scheduling contact Kelly Stewart
(A) Sun. Little Red 1:30-End of Show 4/27
(B) Sun. Little Red 1:30-End of Show 5/18
Workshop & play $25/student $12/chaperone $15/sibling

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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

Musical Theater

Sock Hop at the Soda Shop! Ages 7-11
This musical revue style playlab will rock you all the way back to the 50s! Full of singing, dancing, ponytails and poodle skirts, this class promises to be a swell time!
(A) Mon. 4:00-6:00 Performance 6/2 3/31-6/2
(B) Sat. 10:00-12:00 Performance 6/1 4/5-5/31

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Fairy Tales & Myths

The Wise Monkey Tale Ages 6-9
Poor monkey has really done it this time by walking straight into a humongous hole! The animals of the jungle gather to wonder “however will he get out?” Good thing this is a wise monkey!
(B) Wed. 4:00-6:00 Performance 5/28 4/2-5/28
(C) Sat. 12:00-2:00 Performance 5/31 4/5-5/31

Little Red: The True Story Ages 7-10
Little Red has the public fooled! Well, according to the poor misunderstood wolf, that is. Now it’s finally his turn to tell the story! This “revamped fairytale” playlab is full of fun, mischief and a truly bratty little girl!
(B) Tues. 4:00-6:00 Performance 5/27 4/1-5/27
(C) Sat. 2:00-4:00 Performance 5/31 4/5-5/31
(D) Sat. 4:00-6:00 Performance 5/31 4/5-5/31

Contemporary Theater

Runaway to the Mystical Circus! Ages8-12
Tired of living a boring everyday life? How about an escape to the Mystical Circus? Learn the secrets of the obscure acrobats, cryptic clowns and the phantom ring leader. Come one come all, to this mysterious playlab!
(A) Wed. 4:00-6:00 Performance 5/28 4/2-5/28
(B) Sat. 2:00-4:00 Performance 6/1 4/5-5/31

Phil & Ned’s Excellent Playlab! Ages 10-14
This 80s style “classic” tale of time travel is a blast! Lead by comedy expert Sam Burns, students will not only learn performing chops, but also a bit about our past. This playlab promises to be one wild ride through history, dude!
Sat. 4:00-6:00 Performance 5/31 4/5-5/31

Classical Theater

No Classes Memorial Day, Monday, May 26

Audition Workshop Ages 8-14
This intensive audition workshop will prepare students for various types of auditions. Students will compile resumes, learn cold-reading, improv techniques, and audition etiquette. Guests will provide information on varied audition topics. Each student will receive individual coaching to prepare a monologue and a song for audition. Last class is a demo to prep for your season audition.
(B) Sat. 10:00-12:00 Ages 10-14 4/5-5/31
(C) Sat. 12:00-2:00 Ages 8-12 4/5-5/31
(E) Sat. 4:00-6:00 Ages 10-14 4/5-5/31

Advanced Audition Workshop Ages 12-18
The Advanced Audition Workshop moves at will, at a fast pace and is designed for students with prior audition experience. Admission to the advanced workshops require prior approval from the Education Director. Second Stage students are automatically approved.
(A) Tues. 4:00-6:00 Ages 12-16 4/1-5/27
(D) Sat. 2:00-4:00 Ages 12-18 4/5-5/31
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