MUSICAL THEATRE: GRADES 1-8

Foundation Level Classes

Essentials of Musical Theatre

• 1 hr. class – 8 sessions (limit 16 students per age group)
• Grades 1-3, 4-5 & 6-8
• $190 (includes materials)

Turn on that spotlight!
What are the essential components of performing Musical Theatre? Singing, Acting and Dancing, of course!
This class will bring to light and strengthen these essentials giving students a solid platform on which they can begin to develop strong technique in all three areas. Whether you’ve been in a show or just danced around the living room with a pretend microphone in your hand, this class will refine skills and encourage the discipline necessary to become a triple-threat! Essentials is typically taken more than one time in order to build a good basis for moving into the upper level Musical Theatre classes.

 

Class Dates
Fall Session 
Grades 1-3:
Tuesdays | Sept. 11 – Oct. 30 | 5:45 – 6:45 PM
Thursdays | Sept. 13 – Nov. 8 | 4:30 – 5:30 PM (no class on Oct. 11)
Grades 4-5:
Wednesdays | Sept. 12 – Nov. 7 | 5:45 – 6:45 PM (no class on Oct. 31)
Grades 6-8:
Thursdays | Sept. 13 – Nov. 8 | 5:45 – 6:45 PM (no class on Oct. 11)

Winter Session
Grades 1-3:
Tuesdays | Jan. 22 – Mar. 12 | 5:45 – 6:45 PM
Thursdays | Jan. 24 – Mar. 14 | 4:30 – 5:30 PM 
Grades 4-5:
Wednesdays | Jan. 23 – Mar. 13 | 5:45 – 6:45 PM 
Grades 6-8:
Thursdays | Jan. 24 – Mar. 14 | 5:45 – 6:45 PM

Spring Session
Grades 1-3:
Tuesdays | Apr. 16 – Jun. 4 | 5:45 – 6:45 PM
Thursdays | Apr. 18 – Jun. 6 | 4:30 – 5:30 PM 
Grades 4-5:
Wednesdays | Apr. 17 – June. 5 | 5:45 – 6:45 PM 
Grades 6-8:
Thursdays | Apr. 18 – Jun. 6 | 5:45 – 6:45 PM

Intermediate Level Classes

**At least TWO SESSIONS of any Foundation Level Class or Musical Theatre Summer Camp is strongly encouraged before taking an Intermediate Level Class**

Intro To Auditioning

• 2 hr. class – 8 sessions (limit 16 students)
• Grades 3-8
• $210 (includes materials)

Give Your Regards To Broadway!
Focus on preparing to audition for a class or show with work on monologue and song selection that will improve confidence and teach appropriate audition skills.

Class Dates
Fall Session
Grades 3-8:

Saturdays | Sept. 8 – Nov. 3 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (no class on 10/13)


Jr. Civic Variety Hour – Intermediate Rehearsal

• 2 hr. class – 11 sessions (limit 30 students) – CONFLICTS DISCOURAGED
• Grades 4-8
• $250 (includes materials)

Featuring our talents in a public performance on the Tarkington Stage!

10 weeks of demanding rehearsal culminate in a public performance on the Tarkington stage.  Previous experience required and students must audition for placement in this class.

Class Dates

Placement Auditions: Jan. 19 @ 12:00 PM (no appt. required)
Please prepare 16 measures of a musical theatre song with sheet music in a binder for the accompanist. Be prepared to dance.

Winter/Spring
Grades 1-8:

Saturdays | Feb. 9 – May 4 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (no class on 3/30 & 4/6)
Full day rehearsals (10 AM – 2 PM): Apr. 27 & May 4
Final Performance: May 4, 2019 at 2:00 PM

 

Advanced Level Classes

**At least TWO SESSIONS of any Foundation Level Class &  an Intermediate Class is strongly encouraged before taking an Advanced Level Class**

Advanced Auditioning
(Permission required to enroll. Resume may be submitted via email to karaline@civictheatre.org)

• 2 hr. class – 8 sessions (limit 16 students)
• Grades 4-8
• $250 (includes materials)

Give Your Regards To Broadway!

Continue to hone audition skills and participate in a showcase where an invited panel of local theatre professionals provide feedback.

Class Dates
Fall Session
Grades 4-8:

Saturdays | Sept. 8 – Nov. 3 | 12:30 – 2:30 PM (no class on 10/13)


Jr. Civic Variety Hour – Advanced Rehearsal

• 2.5 hr. class – 11 sessions (limit 30 students) – CONFLICTS DISCOURAGED
• Grades 4-8
• $295 (includes materials)

Featuring our talents in a public performance on the Tarkington Stage!

10 weeks of rigorous training in singing, acting and dancing culminate in a public performance on the Tarkington stage.  Previous experience required and students must audition for placement in this class.

Class Dates

Placement Auditions: Jan. 19 @ 12:00 PM (no appt. required)
Please prepare 16 measures of a musical theatre song with sheet music in a binder for the accompanist. Be prepared to dance.

Winter/Spring
Grades 3-8:

Saturdays | Feb. 9 – May 4 | 1:00 – 3:30 PM (no class on 3/30 & 4/6)
Full day rehearsals (10 AM – 2 PM): Apr. 27 & May 4
Final Performance: May 4, 2019 at 2:00 PM

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

In the event of inclement weather, the Director of Education will, in accordance with the Theatre’s policy of cancelling activities only during a declared Snow Emergency, determine whether classes will run or be cancelled. In the event of a cancellation, each student will be contacted via email or phone at the earliest possible time in order to avoid an unnecessary trip.

Civic Theatre will make every effort to make up the lost class time. In concurrence with Theatre policy, there are no refunds for class time lost due to weather. With that in mind, be assured that we will make every effort to run classes as scheduled.

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