For students who have completed Year II and above.
Body, voice and imagination are the actor's tools. In Year III students use these tools to further develop their technique through advanced classes. You must have completed at least 2 sessions in Year II to be eligible for Year III and Above.
6-8 Grade & 8-12 Grade Year III Ensembles
As serious students advance, they continue to explore characterization, emotional truth and availability, active pursuit of an objective and ensemble storytelling. This important class is for honing skills and taking greater risks.
8-12 Grade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy class
Explores working within an ensemble and “Writers Groups” to create narrative based sketches and improvised stories. The class will encourage each actor to explore truth in acting while cultivating their comedic voice. (8th grade students must have completed 3 years)
8-12 Grade Year III Standard Musical Theatre Class
This exciting class prepares the actor for audition and performance. Students learn what it means to act a song and sing a scene, with an emphasis on music and text interpretation, healthy use of voice, selection of material and audition techniques. (7th Grade students are eligible but must have completed 3 years and audition, 8th grade students must have completed 3 years)
9-12 Grade Advanced Musical Theatre
In this fast-paced class, Advanced Musical Theatre students deepen their skills and delve more thoroughly into the character development and script analysis of a song, with emphasis on using the music and text to create strong objectives. Each student participates in solo and ensemble material. Prerequisite: One year of musical theatre class and instructor approval.