Encore Class Signup

Encore Class Signup

Encore Youth Theatre Workshops are two-hour classes for students who would like to learn more about theatre. Classes are $15 per student per class.

Sat, Feb. 17: Character Development – Instructor: Becky Dietsch
9–11 a.m. (grades 3-5)
1-3 p.m. (grades 6-8)
You’ve been cast in a play and now it’s time to get into character! With voice and movement, learn how to transform yourself into someone different to make the show come alive. Learn how to develop your character into more than just the words written in the script.

Sat, Feb. 24: Theatre Dance – Instructor: Annabella Hartwig
9–11 a.m. (grades 3-5)
1-3 p.m. (grades 6-8)
Whether you are a beginner or have some dance experience, you will enjoy this fun and high energy workshop. Learning a variety of dance steps, the class will work on a short musical theatre dance number. You will also hear about what directors look for in a dance audition.

Sat, March 9: Musical Theatre Singing – Instructor: Hannah Koechel
9–11 a.m. (grades 3-5)
1-3 p.m. (grades 6-8)
This workshop encourages healthy development of singing voices and provides an opportunity to gain singing technique and vocal confidence. Learn what kind of song to choose for an audition, how to prepare your voice for a show, how to take care of your voice and sing properly. Part of the workshop will be learning a short musical theatre number as a group.

Sat, March 16: Stage Crew – Instructor: Rhea Behlke
9-11 a.m. (grades 8-12)
Interested in what happens behind the scenes? The stage crew team has a lot of responsibilities and they quietly and efficiently work in the dark making scene changes, getting props ready, etc. Attend this workshop to learn more about stage crew and go through some fun exercises to learn the drill.

Sat, March 30: Think On Your Feet – Instructor: Maggie Matysik
9–11 a.m. (grades 3-5)
Explore the imaginative world of theatre through improvisation, a skill that is necessary for every actor. Sharpen your ability to think on your feet and gain confidence. Using specific characters, costume pieces, and props, the students will create scenes of fun dialogue—exploring their creativity and imagination.

Sat, April 13: Audition Prep – Instructor: Nancy Irizarry-Beachy
9–11 a.m. (grades 3-5)
1-3 p.m. (grades 6-8)
Learn how to prepare for an audition, as well as hear about the do’s and don’ts. Students will practice introduction speaking, reading lines, and performing an short audition piece for feedback.

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