Old Town Playhouse Young Company

Spring Classes and Camp 2018

Young Company Spring Classes and our new Spring Break Camp!

NEW SPRING BREAK CAMP!                            ONE WEEK INTENSIVE MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP (class code CS2)            

For ages 8 to 16 years.  Fast.  Fun! This program packs a lot in one week!  Just like our hugely popular Summer One Week Intensive Camp, students rehearse the musical Seussical, Kids with minimal sets and costumes. Camp meets Monday - Friday from 9:30 to 3:30 the week of TCAPS spring break, March 26-30 with performances on March 31st.  Space is limited, registration begins January 16th.                                Tuition: $195

Spring Classes

STORY BOOKS TO LIFE
(class code BC1)                 Kat Brown
For ages 5 to 6. This exciting class takes make-believe to the next level! Lessons focus on the child’s innate desire to pretend and cultivates them into true acting skills. Communication skills are also enhanced with the use of dramatic play, movement and music. Mondays 4:30 - 5:30pm, April 9- May 14.                       Tuition: $95

INTRO TO ACTING & THEATRE
(class code BC2)                 Denni Don Hunting
For ages 7 to 8.  This beginning class focuses on stage vocabulary, character study, scene work, vocal work and improvisation. Theatre games are used to teach and reinforce lessons. There will be a short presentation at the end of the course. Class meets Wednesdays 4:30 - 5:30, April 11 - May 16. Tuition: $95

SINGING FOR MUSICAL THEATRE
(class code BW1) Matt Archibald
For ages 8 to 13. This course is for students who wish to develop a basic knowledge of singing.  We focus on the acting aspect of song preparation, including presentation and general vocal coaching. This class is part of the Broadway Junior program and fulfills the singing prerequisite for the YC musical. Tuesdays 4:30 to 6:00, April 10 - May 15. Tuition: $125

ACT UP, ACT BIG
(class code BW2) Denni Don Hunting
For ages 9 to 13. Larger-than-life characters are par for the course in musical theatre!  Training for this class includes how to have a strong stage presence and how to be loud without injuring your voice.  Comic timing and improvisation are also covered.  This class is part of the Broadway Junior program and fulfills the acting prerequisite for the YC musical. Mondays 4:30 to 6:00, April 9 -  May 14.         Tuition: $125

BECOMING AN ACTOR
(class code BC3) Staff      For ages 9 to 13 years. The job of the actor is to analyze the script for action and then truthfully act out the scene. We focus on acting technique and the tools an actor uses for the stage; character development, rote memorization of the script, and playing off/reacting to fellow actors in the scene.  At the end of the course, students will present short scenes highlighting these techniques. Some experience helpful.  Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:00, April 11 - May 16. Tuition: $125

INTRO TO MUSICAL THEATRE
(class code BW3) Melissa May
For ages 9 to 13.  This class works on the staging and choreography for a “set piece” from musical theatre.  The material is selected from a popular Broadway show with minimal costumes and scenic items.  There will be a presentation on the final class day. This class is part of the Broadway Junior program and can be used to fulfill the dance prerequisite for the Young Company musical.  Class meets Saturdays  11:00 - 12:30, April 14 - May 19.     Tuition: $125

MUSICAL THEATRE II
(class code BW4) Melissa May
For ages 9 to 16.  This class is a continuation of the Intro to Musical Theatre class and will build on techniques introduced there.  Broadway show combinations will be slightly more complex and sustained with minimal costumes and scenic items.   There will be a presentation on the final class day. This class is part of the Broadway Junior program and can be used to fulfill the dance prerequisite for the Young Company musical.  Students should have taken Intro to Musical Theatre or have commensurate experience.  Class meets Saturdays  1:00 - 2:30, April 14 - May 19.  Tuition: $125

LET’S CREATE (code BC4) -     Kat Brown  For ages 9 and up.  This new class will use the games, forms and tools currently taught in Interplay training!  A fun and dynamic class for students of all levels of experience. It's all about spontaneous, in the moment creating through sounds, movement, storytelling, stillness and contact.  There will be a short presentation at the end of the course.  Mondays 5:30-6:30pm, April 9-May 14.          Tuition: $95

 

 

 

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