Best of the Main Line 2015 - West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts

Classes for Grades K-4

FUNdamentals of Theater!

Grades: K – 2

Cost: $210

Class Offered: Fall, Winter & Spring Sessions

Teaching Artist: David Zell

Winter: Saturdays, Jan. 12 – Mar. 2 (Snow date: March 9), 9:00 – 10:30 am

Final Performance: Mar. 2 at 10:00 am

Description

Is your child a performer at heart? Or, is your child shy? In “FUNdamentals of Theater,” all types of students excel as we work as a team and as individuals to develop a staged story, with characters that students create, while in a safe, fun, judgment-free zone.  Let our theater professionals guide your children as they discover the FUNdamentals of theater!

Invest in more learning and receive a 10% discount* on second class. Consider the Broadway Kiddos on Tuesday from 4:30-5:45 pm or Broadway Kids Cabaret on Saturdays from 12:00-1:30 pm.  On Wednesdays be sure to check our new Musical Theater Dance class from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Broadway Kiddos

Grades: K – 2

Cost: $210

Class Offered: Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions

Teaching Artist: Catherine Ogden

Musical Director: Dawn Beck

Winter: Tuesdays, Jan. 15 – Mar. 5 (Snow date: March 12), 4:30-6:00 pm

Class Performance: Tuesday March 5, 5:30 pm

Additional Rehearsals:

Thursday, March 7, 4:30-6:00 pm

Sunday March 10, 1:00-2:30 pm

Thursday March 14, 4:30-6:30 pm

Concert:

Children’s Gala Concert: Saturday March 16 at 1:00 pm. Call time is 12:30 pm for performers.

 

…….

Fall: Tuesdays, Sep. 18 – Nov. 6, 4:30-5:45 pm

Additional Rehearsals:

Saturday November 10: 12:00-1:00 pm

Tuesday November 13: 6:00-7:00 pm

Wednesday November 28: 4:30-6:30 pm

Performances: November 6 at 5:15 pm, Performance with just the Broadway Kiddos.

Friday November 30 at 5:00 pm (call time for performers is 4:30 pm) Holiday Cheer Concert: Broadway Kiddos will be performing with Broadway Kids Cabaret, WCStudio Singers and Uptown Singers.

Saturday December 1 at 1:00 pm (call time for performers is 12:30 pm) Holiday Cheer Concert

Description

Singing, Dancing, Acting and Fun!  That is what this high energy beginner musical theater class is all about. Students discover healthy singing habits and explore cool dance combinations, all while creating a character for each song.

Invest in more learning and receive a 10% discount* on second class. On Saturdays, consider also joining FUNdamentals of Theater from 9-10:30 am and on Wednesdays check out our Musical Theater Dance class from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Broadway Kids Cabaret

Grades: 2 – 4

Cost: $250

Class Offered: Fall & Winter Sessions

Director: Catherine Ogden

Musical Director: Dawn Beck

Winter: Saturdays, Jan. 12 – Mar. 2 (Snow date: March 9), 12:00 -1:30 pm

Additional Rehearsals:

Thursday March 7, 4:30-6:30 pm

Sunday March 10, 1:00-3:00 pm

Thursday March 14, 4:30-7:30 pm

Concert: Children’s Gala, Saturday March 16, 1:00 pm, call time for performers is 12:30 pm.

…..

Fall: Saturdays, Sep. 15 – Nov. 3, 12:00 -1:30 pm

Performers will perform at the WCStudio @ Uptown! Holiday Concerts Friday, November 30 at 5:00 pm and Saturday, December 1 at 1:00 pm

Additional Rehearsals:
Fall:
Sat. 11/10 12:00-2:00 pm
Tues. 11/6 6:00-7:30 pm
Tues. 11/13 6:00-7:30 pm
Wed. 11/28 4:30-7:00 pm

Final Dress:
Fall:
Wed. 11/28 4:30-7:00 pm

Concert:
Fall:

Friday, November 30, 5:00 pm (call time is 4:30 pm) Holiday Cheer Concert with Broadway Kiddos, Broadway Kids Cabaret, WCStudio Singers and Uptown Singers performing

Saturday, December 1, 1:00 pm (call time is 12:30 pm) Holiday Cheer Concert

Description

Singing, Dancing, Acting and Fun!  That is what this high energy musical theater class is all about.  Performers create a cabaret-style concert which is performed in on the main stage at the Knauer Performing Arts Center. Work with a Professional Singer/Actor/Dancer and a Professional Musical Director.

All classes and concerts are accompanied by our Musical Director, giving students a taste of what a real, professional cabaret is like.

Invest in more learning and receive a 10% discount* on second class. On Saturdays, consider also joining Creative Acting I from 10:00-11:30 am.  Bring a lunch and enjoy it with friends in between classes.  And on Wednesdays check out our new: Musical Theater Dance class from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Creative Acting I

Grades: 3 – 4

Cost: $210

Class Offered: Fall & Winter Sessions

Teaching Artist: Lauryn Morgan Thomas

Winter: Saturdays, Jan. 12 – Mar. 2 (Snow Date: March 9), 10 – 11:30 am

Final Performance: Saturday, Mar. 2 at 11:00 am

Description

This on-your-feet, team-building, high energy, creative-thinking class is for any student who likes to have fun while taking on a challenge.  Students will use improvisation, theater games and exercises, to help develop their characters and a strong healthy stage voice.

Invest in more learning and receive a 10% discount* on second class. On Saturdays, consider also joining Broadway Kids Cabaret from 12:00-1:30.  Bring a lunch and enjoy it with friends in between classes. On Wednesdays check out our new: Musical Theater Dance from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Musical Theatre Dance

Grades: 1 – 5

Cost: $140

Class Offered: Fall & Winter Sessions

Teaching Artist: Heather Grayberg

Winter: Wednesdays, Jan. 16 – Mar. 6 (Snow date, March 13), 4:30 -5:30 pm

Final Performance: Mar. 6 at 5:00 pm

Description

Dancing fun! With age and ability-driven instruction, students will learn original dances and choreography in the style of musicals throughout Broadway history, while learning about the choreographers and shows they are from. Additionally, students will learn dance etiquette, definitions, and skills to strengthen their dance auditions for theatre. Perfect for the beginner and advanced dancer, alike. Instruction will be age-appropriate and confidence- building!

* 10% discount code for a 2nd class will be included in your email confirmation after initial registration