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Acting & Theatre Classes

Spring Session: 1/30/23 - 5/6/23

 

All enrollments are processed online through Active Network.

 

DISCOUNTS:

  • NEW! EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Enroll before 1/3 to save 15% on your class fees: Use code: EARLY2023 at checkout.
  • MULTI-CLASS OR MULTI-CHILD DISCOUNT: enroll in more than one class and receive 10% off. (Two classes or two children must be enrolled in the same transaction.) Use code: MULTI2023 at checkout.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS are available for families with financial need. 

 

COVID SAFETY PROTOCOLS:

  • Masks may be required, depending upon level of community spread. Learn more.

 

TRY IT WEEK:

  • Find the perfect class for your child! Try any age appropriate class (without a commitment) during the first week of the session, Jan. 30-Feb. 4. Try It – we know they’ll like it!

 

 

 

Performing Arts Lab

(multi-disciplinary class: theatre, dance, music)

 

This class is the perfect fit for the student who loves it all or wants to give the world of performing a try. Provide your enthusiastic dancer, budding actor, or sensational musician with a sampling of artistic experiences. A professional teaching artist will work with your child to provide instruction in dance, drama and music. Your child will have the opportunity to explore his or her own talents and interests while becoming a well-rounded artist. Suitable for: beginners

 

CLASS: Performing Arts Lab 

DAY: Tuesday

TIME: 5:15-5:55pm

AGES: 4-6

TEACHING ARTIST: Erika Baker

FEE: $185

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Creative Drama 

 

This imaginative class is for the little ones who like to act out stories and play pretend. Each week, students will take a journey to a faraway land. Children’s books, poems, costumes and props will be used to bring adventures to life. The teaching artist will emphasize fun and students often lead the way. The final class will incorporate a sharing for parents to take part in the magic!  Suitable for: beginners

 

CLASS: Creative Drama 

DAY: Monday

TIME: 5:00-5:50pm

AGES: 6-8

TEACHING ARTIST: Brad Shaw

FEE: $228

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Acting

(Beginning, Intermediate, & Advanced)

 

Beginning: Imagination required! In this dynamic class, students will use theatre games and improvisational scene work to study the fundamentals of performance. Warm-ups, physical movement and character work will all be used to overcome inhibitions and awaken the inner actor. Students will learn the basics of rehearsing and performing simple scenes.
Intermediate and Advanced: Students will increase their knowledge of how to create theatrical characters. Voice and diction, physical movement, and improvisation will all be used to hone their acting skills. The process of creating theatre will also be examined through the eyes of the playwright, director and designers. Suitable for: beginners - experienced.

 

CLASS:  Beginning Acting (section A)

DAY:  Monday

TIME:  6:00-6:50 pm

AGE:  8-12

TEACHING ARTIST:  Brad Shaw

FEE:  $228

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CLASS:  Beginning Acting (section B)

DAY:  Thursday       

TIME:  5:00-5:50 pm

AGE:  8-12

TEACHING ARTIST:  Erika Baker

FEE:  $228

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CLASS:  Intermediate Acting

DAY:  Monday

TIME:  7:00-7:50pm

AGE:  10-18

TEACHING ARTIST: Brad Shaw

FEE:  $228

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CLASS: Advanced Acting 

DAY: Thursday

TIME: 5:30-6:20pm

AGE:  10-18

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey

FEE: $228

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Main Street Players

 

This advanced acting class is for students who have already taken two or more acting (or performance) classes at KCYA and would like to further hone their craft. Class activities will include, theatrical skill building, audition workshops, script analysis, theatre history, and advanced scene work.  *Students must also be enrolled in an Intermediate or Advanced Acting or Improv class.

 

CLASS: Main Street Players

DAY:  Thursday

TIME:  6:30-7:50pm

AGE:  12-18

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey

FEE:  $243

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Musical Theatre

(Beginning & Intermediate)

 

Become a triple threat! Students will sing, dance, and act their way into musical theatre. Students will focus on scenes and popular songs from Broadway Musicals. This creative and fun class teaches students how to combine the elements of musical theatre in an energetic and compelling manner. Suitable for: all levels

 

CLASS: Musical Theatre 

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 12:00-12:50pm

AGES: 8-12 

TEACHING ARTIST: Bethany Vermillion     

FEE: $228

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Improv

(Beginning - Advanced)

 

Improvisational techniques, performance skills, and imagination are all it takes to create hilarious comedy sketches and improv scenes. No scripts or props needed! Students will work with a professional teaching artist to develop their own comedic style. Advanced Improv is for the student who has had acting or improv before and is ready for more challenging material. 

 

CLASS:  Beginning Improv

DAY:  Saturday

TIME:  10:00-10:50am

AGE:  8-12

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey

FEE:  $228

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CLASS:  Intermediate Improv

DAY:  Saturday

TIME:  12:00-12:50pm

AGE:  10-18

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey

FEE:  $228

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CLASS:  Advanced Improv

DAY:  Saturday

TIME: 11:00-11:50am

AGE:  10-18

TEACHING ARTIST:  John Mulvey

FEE:  $228

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All enrollments are processed online through Active Camp and Class Manager. There is a small (4%) fee added to the class costs to cover part of the administration fees.