2020-2021 Course Descriptions 
Session 1

 September 8th - October 15th

Session 2

October 26th - December 10th

(OFF Thanksgiving Week)

Our classes this year will run in 6-week sessions.
This will better allow us the flexibility of returning to face-to-face when things change.
This will also help us better control zoom fatigue for our students and faculty.

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Acting

Acting for the Upper Elementary Student:
Students will explore the art of:
●    Storytelling and play writing
●    Creating characters and stock character inspiration
●    Using emotions as expression (facial and physicality)
●    Listening and reacting


Acting for the Middle School Student:
Students will explore the art of:
●    Play writing
●    Listening and reacting
●    Presenting monologues with character development
●    G.O.T.E.

Acting for the High School Student:
Students will explore the art of:
●    G.O.T.E.
●    Playwriting
●    Plays of varying genres
●    Presenting Monologues with character development
●    Audition prep


"Building Your Book" Workshop (High/Middle Schoolers Only):
Students will work on the following in mini-workshops:
●    Update your audition book, or build it from scratch
●    Workshop monologues and songs
●    Suitable for auditionees of all experience levels


Performing Arts for the Pre-K Student:
Students will explore the following:
●    Using facial expressions and physicality to express emotions
●    Telling stories
●    Dancing to demonstrate emotions

●    Craft activities

●    Intro into using Estill voice techniques

Performing Arts for the Primary Student:
Students will explore the following:
●    Using facial expressions and physicality to express emotions
●    Telling stories
●    Intro to play writing
●    Dancing to demonstrate emotions
●    Intro into using Estill voice techniques

Dance

Musical Theatre Combos & Character:

This course focuses on the following:
●    Character development
●    Retention of a combination
●    Techniques, skills and terminology with specific attention given to the acting component
●    Will lead into the next course of Musical Theatre Combos and Style

Tap 1
This course is offered to beginning tap students or those with one year or less of study in tap. 
The course will focus on:
●    Basic tap steps and terminology
●    Combination of tap steps
●    Learning a short to midlength tap routine


Tap 2
This course is offered to students with 2+ years of study in tap. The course will focus on:
●    Intermediate to Advanced tap steps and terminology
●    Combination of tap steps
●    Learning midlength to long tap routine

College & Adult Level Tap

This course is open to all abilities!

Ballet for Everyone
Ballet is the foundation of all dance! This course is open to all levels, ages and skill levels.

 

Ballet Technique
This course is open to those dancers with previous ballet experience.

 

Dance Combo Pre-K & Primary
Dance Combo Upper Elementary

These courses offer the student an opportunity to study ballet, jazz, tap and a combination of each 
at different age levels.


Voice

Estill for Newcomers:
This course is designed to begin a student’s study of the Estill Voice Techniques and Theory.


Estill Voice with Performance for Upper Elementary Students:
This course is designed for upper elementary students with previous study in Estill to further 
their knowledge of figures and apply what they know in performance.

Advanced Estill Performance:
This course is designed for middle school and high school students with several years of study in 
Estill to apply their knowledge of skills in performance.

Estill Private Study:
30 minute sessions of private Estill voice study will be offered to students who want to focus on 
certain areas of growth, audition prep, etc.