Winter Classes 2017

Winter 2017 Theater Classes

Register online! for NWCT's Winter Theater Classes. You will be prompted to create an account for yourself and the children you are registering. If you have questions, please contact us or call 503-222-2190.


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Students explore theater through creative drama -
themed play, character creation, world building, games, crafts, and more!


Droid Factory Ages 8-10
These aren’t the droids you’re looking for… because you haven't created them yet! In this creative drama class, explore the world of science fiction as you dream up your own robots, androids and aliens. Will machines take over the world? Only you know the answer!
Sat. 4:00-6:00 Ages 8-10 1/14-3/11
Demonstration last class $170

Home School Drama Club Ages 6-10
Come one, come all to NWCT's Home School Drama Club! Explore characters, storytelling, and the wondrous places your imagination will take you in this create drama class. Perform a scene or write one of your own. Learn the fundamentals of performance!
Thu. 10:00-12:00 Ages 6-10 1/12-3/9
Demonstration last class $170

Magic Treehouse Stories Ages 6-8
Will it be mummies in the morning or dinosaurs after dark? You never know where the Magic Tree House will take you next! Students will explore stories from everyone’s favorite time-traveling treehouse as they create their own original magical adventure.
Tue. 4:00-6:00 Ages 6-8 1/10-3/7
Sat. 10:00-12:00 Ages 6-8 1/14-3/11
Demonstration last class $170

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Playlabs

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.


Little Women Ages 10-14
The iconic March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, come to life in this exciting theatrical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic American tale.
Sat. 2:00-4:00 Performance 3/12 1/14-3/11
  $190

Pikachu's Big Adventure Ages 7-10
A mysterious illness has struck all the Pokemon of Pallet Town. Who is behind this dastardly disaster? Ash, Misty, and company must hurry to solve the mystery and save Pikachu and friends before it's too late.
Mon. 4:00-6:00 Performance 3/6 1/9-3/6
Sat. 2:00-4:00 Performance 3/12 1/14-3/11
  $190

Pippi Longstocking Ages 7-10
Sweden’s favorite redhead is off on a new musical adventure. Accompanied by her faithful friends, and pet monkey Mr. Nilsson, Pippi will put her superhuman strength to the test as she faces peril at every turn!
Wed. 4:00-6:00 Performance 3/8 1/11-3/8
Sat. 4:00-6:00 Performance 3/12 1/14-3/11
  $190

Monty Python and the Holy Grail Ages 7 & up
Arthur the (unelected) King of the Britons is seeking the most worthy of knights on his quest for the Holy Grail. Get ready to answer the Bridgekeeper's riddles, battle the Evil Rabbit of Death and Doom, and survive a flesh wound or two as you embark on a very, very silly (abridged) adventure to Camelot (a very silly place). A playlab for parents and kids!
Sat. 10:00-12:00 Performance 3/12 1/14-3/11
  $190(students), $40(adults)

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Skills Classes

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


Acting

Acting Essentials: Character Study Ages 8-11
Develop complex, well-rounded characters in this essential skills class. Students will work with selected scenes as they study objectives, and how characters maneuver around obstacles to get what they want.
Tue. 4:00-6:00 Ages 8-11 1/10-3/7
Sat. 10:00-12:00 Ages 8-11 1/14-3/11
Demonstration last class $170

Acting Essentials: Shakespeare's Rivalries Ages 11-14
“Thou art as loathsome as a toad.” Explore the bad blood between Shakespeare’s most famous foes, from Kate and Petruchio to Mercutio and Tybalt. Throw in a few of the Bard’s best insults and you’ve got the making of the perfect rivalry.
Mon. 4:00-6:00 Ages 11-14 1/9-3/6
Demonstration last class $170

Improv Encyclopedia Ages 8-10
Tackle one of theater’s most important skillsets with NWCT’s Improv Encyclopedia. Learn to think fast on your feet, work as an ensemble, and make dynamic choices through classic improv games and character creation exercises.
Sat. 2:00-4:00 Ages 8-10 1/14-3/11
Demonstration last class $170

Musical Theater Intensive: Revolution! Ages 8-11
You Gotta Be in the Room Where It Happens! Explore the music of modern Broadway from Hamilton to School of Rock! Develop vocal skills, rhythm, and coordination while belting out the best new Broadway.
Thu. 4:00-6:00 Ages 8-11 1/12-3/9
Sat. 2:00-4:00 Ages 8-11 1/14-3/11
Demonstration last class $170

Stage Combat Ages 12-16
Back by popular demand! Trained fight choreographers will lead beginning students through the building blocks of stage combat as they learn how to stab, slap, tumble, and kick with control.
Sat. 4:00-6:00 Ages 12-16 1/14-3-11
Demonstration last class $170

Vocal Technique for the Advanced Performer Ages 12-16
This is a special course designed specifically for experienced performers. Take your vocal technique to the next level through focused solo and ensemble work. This class features training in advanced vocal harmonies and challenging song arrangements.
Sat. 12:00-2:00 Ages 12-16 1/14-3/11
Demonstration last class $170

Harmony Ages 8-14
Take your vocal performance to the next level. Develop the foundations of proper vocal technique, choral singing, and harmony. Students will explore their vocal range with song styles including musical theater, pop, folk, and more. We recommend taking this class multiple times.
Wed. 4:30-6:00 Ages 8-14 1/11-3/8
Demonstration last class $140

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First Stage

NWCT offers these exciting theater classes
for our youngest performers.


A Snowy Day Ages 3-4
It's a winter wonderland at NWCT! Keep toasty-warm in The Mitten, uncover the secret life of Snowmen at Night, and explore the delightful world of The Snowy Day. Our youngest performers will bring classic winter tales to life as they celebrate their imaginations and learn to work together to tell a story.
Tue. 10:00-12:00 Ages 3-4 1/10-3/7
Sat. 10:00-12:00 Ages 3-4 1/14-3/11
Demonstration last class $170

Tacky the Penguin Ages 4-6
Tacky the Penguin is an odd bird. He's loud, boisterous, and LOVES to do a good cannonball. Tacky doesn’t quite fit in. However, when trouble rears its head, it's Tacky’s antics that always save the day. Explore the frozen world of Tacky and friends through crafts, song, and storytelling.
Mon. 4:00-6:00 Ages 4-6 1/9-3/6
Sat. 12:00-2:00 Ages 4-6 1/14-3/11
Short demonstration at the end of each class $170

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