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THEATRE SCHOOL @ NORTH COAST REP

Spring Theatre School

Hello,

Matt Thompson here with a friendly reminder that our Spring Theatre School session is just around the corner. The Spring Session begins Saturday April 11th and runs through May 30th. There is still availability but I recommend registering as soon as possible to ensure a space. Also, I have listed our exciting line-up of workshops which begins in May. If you are interested in registering you can either reply to this email, call me at 858-481-2155 Ext. 16 or on-line at http://www.northcoastrep.org/school_classes.html.

Hope to see you soon,

Matt Thompson
Theatre School Director
North Coast repertory Theatre



The following is a list of what classes we are offering:
Creative Drama
Classes begin:
Saturday Apr 11, 2009
Time: 9:40-11:00 a.m.
Ages: 3rd through 5th grades
Fee: $185 (handling fee included)

Students will develop, explore and communicate ideas and feelings through improvisational play. The class builds sensory perception and self-confidence via voice, language, movement, and the imagination explored while working through a common story.

Acting for the Stage
Classes begin:
Saturday Apr 11, 2009 Time: Saturday 11:20-12:40 p.m.
Ages: Middle and High School
Fee: $185 (handling fee included)

This class focuses on acting techniques, character study, script analysis and physical/vocal development. Memorization is a requirement of this class.

Elements: Musical Expression, Voice, Movement and Speech
Classes begin:
Saturday Apr 11, 2009
Time: Saturday 1:10-2:30 p.m.
Ages: 12 through 18
Fee: $185 (handling fee included)

This workshop focuses on the understanding and implementation of elemental techniques in regards to the actor's voice, body, speech and music on stage. This class is designed to further develop the actor as a whole strengthening their command of language and physical awareness.


The following is a list of what workshops we are offering:

Shakespeare for Young People
Date:
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Ages: 9 to 17
Location: Flectcher Cove Community Center
Teacher: Steve Lipinsky
Fee: $65 (handling fee included)

"Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue." Hamlet, Act II, Scene 2. Using scenes, monologues and poems, from Shakespeare students learn how to interpret Shakespeare's text and verse. What is he saying? What does this mean? How do I translate that on stage? We also examine the differences between Elizabethan and Modern Acting and how it is applicable in today's society.

Technical Theatre Workshop
Date:
Sunday, May 24, 2009
Time: 8:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 8 to 17
Location: North Coast Repertory Theatre
Teacher: Aaron Rumley
Fee: $65 (handling fee included)

This hands-on workshop will explore the behind the scenes look at the theatre world. In introductory terms we learn what a lighting plot does. How does the sound work? How are costumes made? What does a stage manager do? Learn the hands on approach to the are of theatre that provides creative and practical support to putting on a play. This one-day interactive course is taught at the theatre. Perfect for actors and non-actors alike.

Musical Theatre Lab
Date:
Sunday, May 24, 2009

Time: 1pm to 4pm
Ages: 8 to 17
Location: Flectcher Cove Community Center
Teacher: Becky Baird
Fee: $80 (handling fee included)

Learn the elements of vocalization and singing. Warm-ups, vocal resonance, and choosing a song make up this workshop, intended as an introduction to musical theatre. Elemental dance will also be covered. Singing is a wonderful way to express not only a theatrical experience but a self confidence as well. It will include a personal evaluation and future class recommendation by the teacher.

Stage Combat
Date:
Sunday, May 31, 2009 Time: 1pm to 4pm
Ages: 9 to 17
Location: Flectcher Cove Community Center
Teacher: Jay Huerto
Fee: $65 (handling fee included)

Learn how to tumble, roll, slap, punch, and duel with a sword (not metal plastic or wood). This course also explores hand to hand combat, and flat out physical comedy, all while using safe staging techniques. While performing, one should never be injured or do anything that is unsafe. Learn how to make it appears as though you are under duress while you have complete control over your body and its movements. This class is designed to teach actors objectivity and how to use the practical techniques of stage violence to tell an interesting and compelling story. (Plus, it's a lot of fun!)

                                                                                                      

   

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