The winter/spring schedule includes classes for grade K and up. The schedule is posted below. All theater classes will be located in Studio E at Jackson School of the Arts.
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Fridays 4:30-5:30 PM (16 weeks)
Start date: January 26
End date: June 1 with performance on June 10 or 11 during recital (no class March 30, April 6, May 25)
Learn how to become a triple threat while working with numbers from favorite musicals including Into the Woods. Students will practice and learn basic vocal performance techniques, musical theatre acting styles, and musical theatre dance. Students will perform in one of the recitals on June 9 or 10 at Western High School Performing Arts Center. Fee based on fee scale plus $15 costume usage fee.
Fridays 6:00-7:00 PM (12 weeks)
Start date: January 19
End date: April 28 (no class March 30 or April 6)
In this class, students will learn the basics of Shakespearean acting while exploring the world and characters of Shakespeare’s classic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Over the course of the semester, students will learn how to work with Shakespearean text, basic acting and storytelling technique, and how to build a character. This class will culminate in a performance of a Fairy scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Fairy Festival, on Saturday, April 28 at 11:30 AM Fee based on fee scale plus $15 costume usage fee.
Fridays 5:30-6:00 PM (8 weeks only)
Start date: February 16
End date: April 20 (no class March 30 or April 6)
How on earth can you prepare for an audition and not let your nerves get the best of you? This class will help build confidence and prepare you for a rock-solid audition for any show. Learn how to choose and prepare a monologue, how to cold read a script, and basic audition etiquette. This class also includes Stage Makeup 101. Students will learn how to transform themselves into any character using only some brushes and makeup. This course will cover basic stage makeup as well as a range of wild, colorful characters. Take this with Fairy Festival Players or Beyond Broadway so you’ll really shine on stage! Fee based on fee scale plus the cost of a makeup kit. Please let us know skin tone and any allergies when you register.
Jackson School of the Arts outstanding theatre program is led by gifted artists with advanced degrees and extensive acting experience with the Purple Rose Theatre, founded by actor and playwright Jeff Daniels. In addition to 12-16 week classes and one day workshops, we also offer private lessons.
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We offer private lessons in acting, voice (vocal music) and stage choreography for all ages and skill levels. Rates are $18 for 30 minutes and $27 for 45 minutes. Teachers are talented, experienced individuals with related degrees and/or experience. Call 784-2389 to schedule your private lessons.