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Desert Foothills Theater

Tyce Green Class "Rock the Performance" Masterclass

Sunday March 19, 2017



for Tyce Green Masterclass!  

Bring your best song—the one that fits YOU. We’re going to find the highlights of your piece and show the most honest side of your character through technique, emotion and physical behavior.


It’s very important to choose a song that you LOVE, one with which you connect. Everyone in the participation class will have an opportunity to showcase their song and work to friends/family at the end of the evening.

Tyce Green is an actor, audition coach, and producer in the Broadway community. He has performed in and produced shows with numerous Tony Award winning, nominated, and established Broadway performers. As an actor, he has appeared Off-Broadway and in numerous regional productions around the country. As a vocal & acting coach, he specializes in auditions, college audition prep, and is a go-to source for building repertoire for acting and musical theatre performers.


Performance: March 19, 8:30-9:30PM. Each masterclass participant gets two FREE tickets to the cabaret.  


Masterclass participant fee: $75
CLICK HERE to register as a class participant!

Class may be audited (includes ticket to the performance) for $20.00.

Performance-only tickets $15.00.
Use button (Buy Tickets Now, below) to purchase audit

or cabaret-only tickets.

Can't make this masterclass? Spotlight Youth Theatre also has one on Saturday, March 18.  Click here for their facebook page where it's listed.

(ages 12-17)



Join Javier Gilmore for improv fun! Learn long form and short form improv skills in this 6 - class session. Grow performance techniques through games, activities, and exercises which will also build confidence and social skills. Register today!


Ages 12 - 17

Day/Time: Tuesdays 5 - 6:30pm

Dates: April 4th - May 9th, 2017

Location: Holland Community Center


Piper Summer 2017 Youth Enrollment Now Under Way!

Join your friends at Piper this summer for the best July ever!

Musicals for all ages, Starlings improv, Shakespeare, mystery, pirates, field trips and more. 


Don't miss out - Register Today


Ages 7 - 11
One Week Programs

Actor’s Tool Kit An Improv Workshop

Two Week Programs
The 100 Dresses
As You Like It
Musical Theater
Robin Hood


Ages 11 - 17

Piper Theatre Workshop
As You Like It with Lisanne Shaffer
The Mystery of the Yarn Barn with Aaron Novak
Pippi Longstocking and the Pirates with Lindsey Sproul

The Musicals 
Hatch with Ryan Michele Woods
Pippin with Meredith Hackett

Learn more on our website


Please feel free to email or call us for more information: 718-768-3195 or

Registered already? Pass this email on to your friends!
YouthWorks Academy
New Spring Class Schedule

Spring into 2017 with a YouthWorks Academy class! YouthWorks Academy offers a wide range of arts education classes where students ages 3 to 18 with varying degrees of skill and experience are instructed by local and national professional teaching artists.  Theater Works youth programs are especially geared towards fostering young performers in developing and honing their acting and stage presence skills.  TheAcademy program teaches life-skills, enriches self-esteem, and broadens horizons with a focus on building confidence through individual and group achievements. Academyclasses culminate with a classroom sharing or performance of understanding for friends and family to attend.


Intro to Musical Theater Voice
This class is designed to help students improve and enrich their musical theater vocal skills for auditions and performances. Special focus is placed on teaching students how to connect to the material of their songs through solo, duet and trio work in order to provide the most convincing performances possible.

February 4 – April 22 (No class on March 18 & April 1)
7-12 years of age
Saturday 10am-11am
Enroll HERE


Teen Musical Theater Voice
In this teen only class students will continue to explore the relationship between voice and breath with character and singing. Emphasis will be placed on auditioning for musical theater productions as well as on solo and duet vocal work.

February 4 – April 22 (No class on March 18 & April 1)
13-17 years of age
Saturday 11:15am-12:15pm
Enroll  HERE


Home School Playmakers Presents, Fractured Fairytales
Join us for a special day time class! Students enrolled will be cast in a zany and wacky retelling of some of the most familiar fairytales but with a definite twist. This class will culminate in a performance for family and friends.

February 9 – April 13
7-17 years of age
Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm
Enroll HERE


Acting 101
What’s a monologue? Where is downstage? How do I create a character? All of these questions and more will be explored in this beginning acting class. Students will be given an overview of acting and its many parts and pieces. This class is perfect for the young performer still navigating the world of the theater and for those with no experience.

February 2- April 6
7-12 years of age
Thursday 5:00pm-6:00pm
Enroll  HERE


More Acting for the Stage
Our continued teen acting class will focus on scene work and audition prep. This class will be a great continuation for some performers and those new to the stage. Prerequisite: Acting for the Stage or previous Theater Works summer camp or Academy acting class. Contact Chris Hamby at  if instructor approval is needed or requested.

February 1- April 5
13-17 years of age
Wednesday 5:00pm-6:00pm
Enroll HERE


Theater Works
Peoria Center for the Performing Arts
8355 W. Peoria Avenue
Peoria, Arizona 85345




POP STAR MUSICAL (ages 8 - 12)  
Pop Star Musical will blend musical theater style with pop music for a fun, 
energetic, musical theater class. Students will learn one song each and a group number all while dancing and singing like a pop star! Students need jazz shoes and clothes for easy movement. 

JAZZY FEET (ages 8 - 12)
Join Jazzy Feet and learn the basics of ballet and jazz for musical theater. Students will dance to the music from the musical Annie along with similar music. Dance along with this well-known, favorite musical and learn how to move those feet for your next audition. Students need jazz shoes and comfortable clothes to move in.
In this intermediate level class, students will build on skills learned from previous Act It Out classes. They use the foundation from the basic skills they've learned and apply it to learn more about creating a character. An in-depth study on character development can help students shine in auditions and performances alike! Come learn and play in this weekly class.