+Tune Town 3: Wizard of Oz (ages 6 - 7)
Teacher: Jessica Denetz
From the Skate Park (where kids learn balance and spacing) to the Post Office (where kids learn about 'delivering' their lines), from the Bakery (where kids 'cook' up some 'sweet' dance moves) to the Clothe-a-Torium (Hats! Wigs! Costumes galore!), this new curriculum for your 6-7 year old will be the talk of your town for months to come. An age-appropriate, learner-based curriculum, Tune Town tackles Audition Preparation, Dance, Acting, and Singing, all with pair-share ice breakers, creatively immersive group activites, and fun-blasted games. After being introudced to the wonders of Tune Town, kids will experience a Red Carpet Premiere, what its like to be a pirate on the high seas, even a trip to the rejoicifyingly green land of Oz! This age group is not eligible to audition for the session production.
+Musical Theater Performance for Teens: Joseph (ages 12 - 18)
Teacher: Nikki Platt
This class will help strengthen you as an actor, singer, and dancer while developing the confidence you need to succeed. We'll dive into one of your favorite musicals, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as we tackle the numbers that you've just been dying to perform in this extended showcase. You'll learn new techniques that will sharpen your skills, help you stand out at your next audition, and give you the confidence you need to take the spotlight.
+Musical Theater Performance for Kids: Charlie Brown (ages 8 - 12)
Teacher: JohnWesley Brown
Let your creativity take flight through dance, drama and singing. Jump into the magical world of musical theater by exploring dance choreography, vocal technique and how to portray a character. Become a triple threat through warm-ups, group activities, theater games and performance. By the end of class, you’ll be ready to take center stage and shine as one of the show-stoppers in this extended showcase!
Improv 5 for Teens: Improvapalooza (ages 12 - 18)
Teacher: Sara Tickanen
Requirement to be on Improvapalooza Team; Pre-req: Improv 4: Improvapalooza Prep and Selection
This class will prepare students to compete on their area's Improvapalooza team in downtown Chicago. This class rehearses once a week during the Spring session, with continued rehearsals through the beginning of summer until departing for the Improvapalooza competition. Continue to create characters and environments, group think, accepting offers and playing off your teammates, and perfect/plan for the official games for Improvapalooza. As a part of this trip, teammates will be required to fundraise. For more info on details regarding the Improvapalooza program, trip, and/or eligibility, email firstname.lastname@example.org