2016-17 Classes

Collage Series CLASSES:

“A time to grow.”

Our goal is to grow our student’s creativity by encouraging artistic aspirations through a fresh and proficient learning environment.

Registration for Spring Collage Classes has begun! Click on the class title to register! 

Due to interest in our Acting 2 class–we have opened up another Acting 2 class on Thursdays! Register by clicking here!

Wanna try your hand at something new? Check out our 2017 Workshops!

Descriptions for each class is listed below.
CLICK HERE to learn more about our teachers & staff.

2017 SPRING CLASSES OFFERED:

Grades K-2 |

Grades 3-5 |

Grades 6-8 |

Grades 9-12 |

Tuition ranges from $140-$200 for 6-8 week classes.
Spring classes begin February 13, 2017.
*This class is for 6 weeks only and begins on March 7, 2017.
Not all classes are offered in both Fall/Spring.

Class descriptions can be found at the bottom of this page.

CLASS STANDARDS Acting Movement/
Dance
Music Writing/
Directing
Art/
Design
Acting 1 x x
Acting 2 x x x
Broadway Boot Camp x x x
Intertainment x x x
Intro to Acting x x x x x
Musical Theatre x x x
Puppet Theatre x x x x
SPOTLIGHT* x x x
Teen Improv x x x

 

*SPOTLIGHT classes have prerequisites for auditioning.
CLICK HERE to learn more about our SPOTLIGHT performances. 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

Acting 1 | Fall 2016 – 8 weeks | Explore the beginnings of acting by learning and understanding characters, movement, lines and subtext by performing with scene partners, props, and set pieces. Scenes will be chosen and assigned by the instructor.

Acting 2 | Spring 2017 – 8 weeks | The next step after Acting 1, this class will dive deeper into characterization, motives, and the difference between comedy and drama. They will also learn to construct their own audition monologue. This class will perform contrasting monologues chosen by the instructor.  Acting 1 IS NOT a prerequisite to register for this class.

Acting 1 & 2 | Fall 2016 – 8 weeks A combination of both Acting 1 & Acting 2 curriculum for an older group of students. Their class will perform scenes and monologues chosen by the instructor from appropriately well-known plays.
Rising Acting students in our Collage program will be continually challenged and material will reflect their talents.

Broadway Boot Camp** | Spring 2017 – 6 weeksLearn how to dance and sing at the same time in upbeat ensemble numbers from famous Broadway musicals and movies. This class will perform a showcase at the end of the 6 weeks.

Intertainment | Fall 2016 (Grades 6-8)/Spring 2017 (Grades 3-5) –  8 weeks | Take the first steps in acting on screen while directing and producing online videos for YouTube. Learn to write fun original skits and edit videos to upload to Elm Street’s channel. There will be a premiere screening at the Recital before putting them online.

Intro to Acting** | Fall 2016/Spring 2017 – 8 weeksLearn the basics of blocking, memorization, movement, and projection as these budding students are introduced to the stage. This class will perform a small play at the end of the 8 weeks.

Musical Theatre | Spring 2017 – 8 weeksA step up from Broadway Boot Camp, this class teaches not only how to sing and dance at the same time, but why characters sing what they sing, how to be a part of a musical show and challenges them to more difficult music.  They will perform a showcase at the Recital.

Puppet Theatre** | Fall 2016 – 6 weeks Create stories through art and movement in this new class about puppetry. Students will learn how to create puppets, tell stories, and work together as a team to present a show. This class will perform a puppeted story at the end of the 8 weeks.

Teen Improv | Fall 2016/Spring 2017 – 8 weeksWant to learn how to think on your feet? Perform an unscripted play in seconds? Put your improvisational skills to the test and learn the basics on how to be an improv actor. Students learn comic timing, scene building, group mind, and many other improv games and techniques used in shows like “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and Elm Street’s own Whose Line Is It, Woodstock? No experience needed!

**These classes will have a final performance on the last day of their class, not at the Collage Recital.**