Theatre Classes

For students ages 6 – 10

Morning session only (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

Students can choose from Vocal Music Exploration, Theatre Exploration and Beginning piano. Classes are held from the comfort of your home. Parent involvement is encouraged but not required. Students may focus on one category, or mix and match!


Theatre Exploration

Week to week, students will explore all the different aspects of the theatre world, including improvisation, theatre games and writing their own scripts!

Introduction to Dialogue

Students will learn how to identify and utilize different dialects for the stage and screen. Dialects include Standard British, Cockney British, Irish, Scottish, Southern American, New York American, and French. Students will then apply techniques to different texts including scripts and books. Class will culminate in voice-over recordings utilizing different dialects. Group and private instruction included.  

Introduction to Song Interpretation

Students will learn vocal technique and learn to interpret lyrics and perform songs with emotional range. Throughout the course, students will choose their own material and begin to create a portfolio of songs. This is a hybrid class which will focus on both textual analysis of lyrics and how to apply that analysis to performance. 

Vocal Music Exploration

Week to week, students will move through the following musical themes throughout the 3 weeks of camp:

Safari Sounds
Students will explore music by singing and moving to age-appropriate songs about animals and their habitats. Discover relationships between the animals that surround us and musical sounds and instruments. Students will learn to identify musical elements such as rhythm, dynamics, tempo, form, timbre, note reading, and more!

Rockin’ Roadtrip
Students will explore music by singing and moving to age-appropriate songs with an adventure theme. Travel through America and visit the Wild West, ride a train, tour New York, and swim in the ocean, just to name a few. Students will learn to identify musical elements such as rhythm, dynamics, tempo, form, timbre, note reading, and more!

Movie Melodies
Students will explore music by singing and moving to age-appropriate songs from the movies. Engage with your favorite movie characters and stories through new games, dances, and activities. Students will learn to identify musical elements such as rhythm, dynamics, tempo, form, timbre, note reading, and more!

Beginning Piano

Students will be introduced to beginning keyboarding skills, rhythmic and pitch notation.  If students have previous experience or if they are starting from square one, the teacher will tailor-make the learning environment to each student.


Tuition

$400      1 week
$750      2 weeks (375 per week)
$1050    3 weeks (350 per week)

Materials will be provided by the instructor, or if the child is taking multiple weeks of class, the instructor may ask the parent to purchase supplemental material.

For students age 8 and up
(except where noted)

Morning session only (9am-12pm)

Students will choose three classes, from a list that includes Theatre, Instrumental music and Vocal music.  Students may focus on one category, or mix and match!  Classes are being kept small to ensure that each child gets a personalized camp experience.


Introduction to Dialogue Work

Instructor: Nicole Garamella

Students will learn how to identify and utilize different dialects for the stage and screen. Dialects include Standard British, Cockney British, Irish, Scottish, Southern American, New York American, and French. Students will then apply techniques to different texts including scripts and books. Class will culminate in voice over recordings utilizing different dialects. Group and private instruction included. 

Introduction to Song Interpretation

Instructor: Nicole Garamella

Students will learn vocal technique and learn to interpret lyrics and perform songs with emotional range. Throughout the course, students will choose their own material and begin to create a portfolio of songs. This is a hybrid class which will focus on both textual analysis of lyrics and how to apply that analysis to performance.

Acting 101 – Monologues and more!

Instructor: Nicole Garamella
Ages 10 and up (recommended)

Students will learn to choose audition monologues and perform them. Class includes textual analysis of different scripts and monologues, and focuses on the performance techniques used to nail an audition. Students will gain a portfolio of material and learn how to type themselves for roles.


Tuition

$400      1 week
$750      2 weeks (375 per week)
$1050    3 weeks (350 per week)

Materials will be provided by the instructor, or if the child is taking multiple weeks of class, the instructor may ask the parent to purchase supplemental material.