Encore Class Signup
These theatre classes will be taught in person at the FDLCT Firehouse, 250 W 9th St. by FDLCT actors and directors. All classes this spring will cost $15 and will be held 10 a.m.–noon on Saturday mornings.
Feb. 19: Musical Theatre Singing – Theresa Menting
Use your outside voice, inside. Explore your love of singing and music in a class designed especially for developing young voices. You’ll be introduced to vocal technique in an environment that emphasizes the fun and joy of singing. And you’ll gain confidence to let your own beautiful voice ring out!
Feb. 26: Stage Presence – Becky Deitsch
Students will learn how to take their acting and storytelling to the next level. They will be taught how to utilize a technique referred to as “full body acting” which helps to show emotions with their entire body and give a strong stage presence.
March 19: Theatre Dance – Ellie Thelen
In this workshop, we will learn a variety of choreographed dances and talk about components that directors look for in dance auditions such as posture, confidence, commitment, energy, and attitude. We’ll also learn about using physicality to develop a character through some movement-related games.
March 26: Preparing for an Audition – Nancy Irizarry-Beachy
Going to an audition can be nerve-racking, but for every great actor—preparation is key! This class will teach young performers the elements of auditioning and what to expect. The class participants will get an opportunity to practice their skills and perform a short music and/or speaking audition piece.
If you will be paying by cash or check, you will receive an email from Maggie with instructions on how to deliver payment.
Stage Makeup – Katherine Gilliland-Ahrens
Comedy Improv – Sarah Calvert
Full Body Acting and Stage Presence – Rebecca Deitsch
Creating a Character – Trevor Clementi
LaBlast Dance – Lisa Weinshrott-Kimmel
Stage Props – Katherine Gilliland-Ahrens
Preparing for an Audition – Nancy Irizarry-Beachy