Winter Class Schedule - 2015

Voice Class

Acting for 8-10 year olds

Ages 8-10
Wednesdays ~ 5:00-6:00
January 28th – March 25th

(Class held at  Dance North County, Encinitas)

Our popular acting class for young performers offers a fun and challenging approach to the basic skills of an actor. This fun-filled introduction to the world of stage uses improvisation, games, and other creative devices to teach the fundamentals of acting, mime and the language of theater.  The grand finale is a demonstration of improvisations and/or scenes for parents, relatives and friends.

Tuition:  $140.00
Administration fee: $20.00 (one-time admin fee for 2014/15 for all classes)

(Payment plans available on request) Sibling discounts available/Multi class discount available)

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Advanced Black Box Theater - One Act Play 

Comedy Drama masks

Ages 10-15
Thursdays ~ 4:00-5:30 (90 minute class)
January 29th – March 26th

(Class held at  Dance North County, Encinitas)

In this performance directed class, taught by San Diego actor and director, Eric Von Metzke, students will audition for, rehearse, and ultimately perform in a comedic one-act play.  Students will also be responsible for the many aspects of putting on a play, e.g., making props, simple set designing, and creating costumes from everyday clothing. The final class will be a performance of the finished play for family, friends and peers. 

Tuition:  $200.00

Administration fee: $20.00 (one-time admin fee for 2014/15 for all classes)

(Payment plans available on request - Sibling discounts available/Multi class discount available)

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Audition Success for Musical Theatre!  

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(Preparation for Actors/Singers)  

Ages 9-18
Thursdays ~ 6:00-7:00
January 28th – March 25th

(Class held at  Dance North County, Encinitas)

With the guidance of our professional acting/singing teacher, students learn how to enhance their stage presence and increase their comfort level when singing in front of an audience or a director. The final execution of the audition or performance is emphasized. 

* Students explore how to interpret and connect to the lyrics to tell the story in the song. 

* Students learn how to select appropriate material for auditions. 

* Students integrate performance techniques, along with basic vocal technique and breath control. 

* Students develop appropriate audition material and learn the “dos” and “don’ts” of the audition process.

(Class culminates with a mock audition for each other as well as outside instructors/professionals.)

*Students should bring and prepare at least two songs from a musical to 1st class with karaoke accompaniment. Write us if you have questions: info@ncsarts.org

Tuition:  $140.00
Administration fee: $20.00 (one-time admin fee for 2014/15 for all classes)

(Payment plans available on request - Sibling discounts available/Multi class discount available)

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Intermediate Tap

Ages: 8-18
Wednesdays ~ 4:00-5:00
January 28th – March 25th

(Class held at  Dance North County, Encinitas)

You’re never too old to learn how to tap with the best of them!  Want to enhance your tap skills? Then it is time you take this fast-paced tap class! Learn new ways to make sounds with our feet and really push yourself in isolating individual sounds. Emphasis on more intermediate tap skills such as pullbacks, wings, and syncopated time steps will be stressed. This class is for students who already have knowledge of tap steps such as: Shuffles, Rolling Shuffles, Flaps, Running Flaps, Single Time Steps and Double Time Steps.

*Tap shoes are required for this class*

*Past students are recommended to participate in this next step up!

Tuition: $140.00

Administration fee: $20.00 (one-time admin fee for 2014/15 for all classes)

*Tap shoes are required for this class*

(Payment plans available on request - Sibling discounts available/Multi class discount available)

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Lyrical Jazz   BRAND NEW CLASS!

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Ages 9-18
Thursdays ~ 6:30-7:30
January 29th – March 26th

(Class held at  Dance North County, Encinitas)

Tell a story through dance! This is a great class for students who love to act and also want to learn better how to express themselves in a unique way.  Lyrical jazz is an expressive and modern dance form grounded in a classical foundation.  Students will learn how to interpret movements with feeling, motion and style. Through the use of more contemporary song lyrics and popular ballads, students develop the skill of telling a story and creating an expressive picture through movement.  Lyrical classes challenge students to use technique along with their acting ability to interpret music and express emotion.

*No previous dance experience necessary

*Those with some ballet training are encouraged to take this next step in dance expression.

Tuition:  $140.00
Administration fee: $20.00 (one-time admin fee for 2014/15 for all classes)

(Payment plans available on request - Sibling discounts available/Multi class discount available)

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Musical Theater Song and Dance

MTSD

Ages 9-18
Wednesdays ~ 5:30-6:30
January 29th – March 26th

(Class held at  Dance North County, Encinitas)

Always a favorite!  Expand your acting, singing and dancing skills in this triple threat class.  Learn some of the most famous songs and dances from contemporary and classic Broadway hits.  Students will learn steps that might be encountered in any theater audition, as well as work on vocal technique.   This is a real confidence builder for all would-be performers.  Class is for all levels and abilities.  

No prior experience necessary.  Be prepared for a lot of fun!

 Tuition:  $140.00
Administration fee: $20.00 (one-time admin fee for 2014/15 for all classes)

(Payment plans available on request - Sibling discounts available/Multi class discount available)

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Singing Class (Ages 8-12)  

Voicve Class 2

Mondays  ~  4:30-5:15
January 26th - March 23rd 
Voice Class - Ages 8-12  

(Class held at our Encinitas Studio) 

Our small group voice class teaches young singers the fundamentals of proper singing technique.  Regardless of the song, the basics stay the same. We encourage and develop your budding singer as they learn to bring-out their creative and musical talents through song.  All students learn solo songs as well as group numbers.  Class culminates in a final demonstration/performance for family and friends. (Classes kept small for enhanced learning.)

Tuition: $160.00

Administration fee: $20.00 (one-time admin fee for 2014/15 for all classes)

(Payment plans available on request - Sibling discounts available/Multi class discount available)

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