Besides all the fun- The Benefits of Acting Classes

Always wanted to try acting but felt too shy? There are many great benefits from taking acting classes. Here are a few:

1) build confidence

2) learn to relate and communicate better with others

3) make new friends

4) stress release from engaging in creative activity

5) enhance your career

6) develop your creativity and imagination

7) build confidence in your physical movement

Spring Break Camp

Five Days of Fun! Open to students ages 7 and up. Students will prepare a short play for parents and friends on the last day. This is a great hands on theatre experience. Students play theatre games, and learn acting skills. It all comes together at the performance!! March 25th to March 29th Monday to Friday 9:00 to 4:00. Early drop off and late pick up available. This year students will prepare a performance of “Everybody On The Moon Is Irish” A delightful and funny play about the importance of family and home. Tuition is $240 and students currently enrolled receive a $60 discount.

Holiday Schedule!

Some adult ballet classes will be running over the holidays. Stay tuned for announcement of these classes. Children’s classes close for Winter Break from December 17 to January 5th. Classes resume on January 6th. Keep Warm and have a Happy Holiday!

Audition for "Peter and The Star Catcher"

Seeking adult actors. 12 roles available. If interested please email kathleen@theatredancectr.com. Please prepare a short monologue to audition. Peter and The Star Catcher is a theatrical extravaganza about how an orphan boy became Peter Pan. The play will be performed in early June. Theatre To Be announced. In addition, select actors will perform at the Fringe Festival. Rehearsals are Tuesdays at 8:30 to 10:00 pm.

New Classes for Kids and Adults!

We have some openings in some of our new classes.

Lyrical Jazz for adults Wednesdays at 8:00

Tap for adults New session starting in January

Adult Beginner Ballet Thursdays at 6:30 (teens welcome)

Ballet (ages 7 and up) Level 1 on Saturdays at 9:00

Hip Hop (ages 10 and up) Saturdays at noon.

Rising Start combo class (ages 6 and 7) on Wednesdays at 4:30

Musical Theatre Level 1 - Saturdays at 2:00

Not sure which class? Email kathleen@theatredancectr.com

 

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Upcoming Auditions

We have a few openings in Broadway Voice which meets on Saturdays from 5:30 to 6:30. Audition only! Please email: kathleen@theatredancectr.com to arrange an audition for acceptance into this class.

“Peter and The Star Catcher” auditions can be arranged to join this production.

We can accept a few more students into the cast of “Newsies” which meets on Tuesdays at 6:00 to 7:30 in preparation for the performances on June 7,8,9.

“MidSummer Night’s Dream” cast of forming now and we are looking for kids with acting experience (a must) ages 10 and up only. The rehearsals are Saturdays at 1:00 to 2:00 . Students will prepare this production for Fringe Festival.

For any of the above please email kathleen@theatredancectr.com

 

Criteria For Pointe Class

Always wanted to study Pointe and want to know what it takes to be in this class. Here is the basic criteria for an adult student in Pointe class.
1) Must be attending classes regularly
2) Should attend a minimum of three ballet classes per week
3) Must be injury free and have strong feet and ankles with a good arch
4) Should be able to hold a 90 degree extension (across from the hip) easily
5) Have a strong back and excellent alignment
6) Willing to do pre-pointe exercises like releve and slow rises every day to prevent injury 
7) Willing to not try things in their Pointe shoes outside of class ( in other words, not practicing at home, on what may be an unsafe surface)
8) Can demonstrate a strong Releve on half pointe
9) Must be able to maintain turn out 

 

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Stay tuned for more updates!