Classes: Adults

SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS: Adult programs

Did you know we offer dance, acting, vocal, and fitness classes for adults (18+)? Check out our spring offerings below, and sign up for one today.

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ACTING CLASSES: Spring 2019

ACTING FOUNDATIONS: Audition Prep

Director of Don’t Dress For Dinner, Katy Helbacka, teaches skills that will help you get through any acting audition! What makes a great monologue? What do casting directors look for?  This class focuses on the skills needed to prepare you for auditions, callbacks, and getting the part! Learn how to build a portfolio, choose a great monologue, prepare a resume and more!

  • Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
  • February 26 – April 30
  • Instructor: Katy Helbacka
  • Tuition: $85

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SCENE STUDY: Comedy with Julie Ahasay

With hands-on, individualized coaching and direction from instructor/director Julie Ahasay, participants will work on scenes from a farce and another from a contemporary comedy over 7 weeks. The course is fun, flexible and geared to meet you where you are as an actor—whether you are a novice or a more experienced performer.

Come and play! And have some laughs!

  • Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30ppm
  • March 6 – April 17
  • Instructor: Julie Ahasay
  • Tuition: $85

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IMPROV SCENES WITH JODY KUJAWA

Creating strong characters choices, and honing in on your listening skills is a cornerstone for any actor who wants to perfect their acting abilities. Through improvisation and short scenes, use those skills to take risks, make strong character choices, develop character relationships, and pursue an objective. We recommend actors take this class more than once, as this training builds the foundation for strong acting habits.

  • Saturdays, 12:15-1:45pm
  • March 2-May 4
  • Instructor: Jody Kujawa
  • Tuition: $85

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DEVELOPING YOUR VOCAL AUDITION

Christina Stroup (actor, director, and vocal coach) has developed a class for actors to work one on one to improve your audition songs!  You will learn how to select songs that showcase your talent and abilities with an emphasis on exploring song interpretation. We will cover stage presence and how to communicate with your audience while staying true to yourself.

Students will meet for the first and last class period as a group, and select an individualized time to work one on one with Christina over the course of the semester.

  • March 2 – May 4
    • First Class Saturday, March 2, 2:30-4:00
    • Last Class Saturday, May 4, 2:30-4:00
    • Individual student sessions will be selected during the first class.
  • Instructor: Christina Stroup
  • Tuition: $85

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DANCE & FITNESS CLASSES: Spring 2019

SECTION A: Musical Theater Movement

Explore how to fully use your body, understanding theatrical space and precise use of gestures can create unique, engaging and unexpected performances and stories. You’ll learn the building blocks of dance and choreography for musical theatre. This class will give you a clear vocabulary and set of skills applicable to a variety of performance styles and settings. No dance experience necessary.

  • Saturdays, 10:15-11:45am
  • March 2 – May 4
  • Instructor: Nicole Elysian
  • Tuition: See Movement Class Passes

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SECTION B: Musical Theater Dance

In this more advanced dance class, continue to learn valuable movement technique and vocabulary. Work on strength, flexibility and specific dance skills that will carry you far in any dance musical. Explore iconic choreography styles and learn fun, dynamic combinations. Dance experience is recommended.

  • Saturdays, 10:15-11:45am
  • March 2 – May 4
  • Instructor: Amber Burns
  • Tuition: See Movement Class Passes

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SECTION C: Amber’s Mixer

This is a cardio workout class that incorporates cardio, kickboxing and dance! Mix it up with Amber and feel the Burns!

  • Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00pm
  • February 6 – May 15 (15 weeks)
  • Instructors:  Amber Burns
  •  Tuition: See Movement Class Passes

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SECTION D: Broadway Burn!

This workout class focuses on strength, stretching, and cardio! Get that Broadway-ready Body and feel the Burn with Nicole Elysian!

  • Thursdays, 5:15-6:00pm
  • February 7 – May 16 (15 weeks)  
  • Instructor: Nicole Elysian
  • Tuition: See Movement Class Passes

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MOVEMENT CLASS PASSES

Class Pass Options for Sections A, B, C, and D.

  • Drop-in class-to-class: $8/class
  • 10-class pass: $75
  • Unlimited pass: $135

 

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Enroll online by clicking on the ‘register online’ buttons below the class(es) of your choice, call 218.733.7555, or download and mail in/drop off this registration form.