Classes & Workshops

 

Studio East Drama Classes & Workshops

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Our dedicated instructors provide high-quality education in acting, singing, dance, and beyond, whether part of your curriculum or a creative outlet. Arts education benefits include building confidence, interpersonal skills, creativity, responsibility, and so much more.

If you have an idea for a class that you do not see offered, contact theEducation Director – if you have at least six students and we have the space and the instructor, you can create your own class!

Spring Quarter Classes

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Drama Bugs: SongbirdsCreative DramaAges 4-KMONRegister now22-Apr17-Jun27-May4pm5:00pmBrad WalkerExploring new worlds through drama is a great way to build confidence and communication skills. This class theme is “Songbirds!” Students will play games, read stories, and sing songs focused on the theme of music and voice! Together we’ll unleash their inner drama bug! Young performers learn to create characters and tell stories as they work as individuals and cooperatively in this super fun, high-energy class.
Pop PerformancePerformance3rd - 5thMONRegister now22-Apr17-Jun27-May4:30pm6pmRichard NavaDo you want to sing like Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, Olivia Rodrigo, or Miley Cyrus? This class is designed for students who want to study more of a pop vocal style, perfect for the aspiring performer. Students will study musical terms, performance techniques, and singing techniques in the pop style while preparing for a mini-concert at the end of the term!
Broadway Kids: Wizard of OzPerformance1st-2ndMONRegister now22-Apr17-Jun27-May4:30pm6pmKaysy OstromTravel by bubble to the marvelous land of Oz in this class which focuses on building a character, creating a scene, stage presence, and acting a song. We will end our class with a fabulous musical revue complete with songs and a scene!
Acting Technique: Scene StudyTechnique6th -12thMONRegister now22-Apr17-Jun27-May5pm6:30pmGilly KelleherDeveloping your arsenal of acting techniques will make you a stronger and more versatile performer. Each acting technique class focuses on expanding the actor's techniques, developing characters, improvising and working with other actors in scenes. The focus of this class is scene study. Learn how to analyze a text, work with another actor on a scene and apply focused feedback. On the last day of class we’ll share our work with families and friends.
Broadway Kids: Wizard of OzPerformanceK-2ndTUESJoin the waitlist23-Apr11-Junn/a4:30pm6pmChloe WilliamsTravel by bubble to the marvelous land of Oz in this class which focuses on building a character, creating a scene, stage presence, and acting a song. We will end our class with a fabulous musical revue complete with songs and a scene!
One Act PlayPerformance3rd - 5thTUESRegister now23-Apr11-Junn/a4:30pm6pmAdrian CerratoPerform a one act play! Students will develop a deeper understanding of stage fundamentals and character development through dynamic and fun exercises. Then, we'll learn about the production process from auditions through to performances. We will work with a script, rehearse our play, and perform it for our friends and family!
Play Creation: Unleash Your Powers!Play Creation1st-2ndWEDRegister now24-Apr12-Junn/a3:30pm5pmJillian FaulkThrough dramatic play, improvisation, and imagination games we will explore drama technique and acting skills in this fun, lively acting class. Then we'll work together to create our own amazing original play inspired by the theme "Unleash Your Powers" There may be superheroes, wizards, magical faires and other magical characters. Who will you be?
Musical Theater Dance: IntermediateTechnique6th-12thWEDRegister now24-Apr12-Junn/a5pm6:30pmMegan ConnellThis class will focus on intermediate dance technique that is fundamental for musical theatre. Students will take away tools to increase flexibility and improve core strength, fundamental jazz dance technique, and explore acting through specificity of movement, dancing with strength, and acting/selling a dance number. The last part of class will be spent learning a routine that will help blend good dance technique with the performance aspect of musical theatre dance.
Broadway Review: WickedPerformance3rd - 5thWEDJoin the waitlist24-Apr12-Junn/a5pm6:30pmKim DouthitA musical theater extravaganza! Students will learn songs and dances from the musical "Wicked," such as "Dancing Through Life." This class will focus on building a character, stage presence, and 'acting' a song. We will end our class with a fabulous musical revue complete with songs and an original scene!
Voice: Disney SongsTechniqueK-2ndTHURSRegister now25-Apr13-Junn/a4:30pm6pmAbby TincherSinging skills are essential to young performers interested in musical theater. In this beginning voice class, we'll learn voice technique as we explore songs of Disney! Then we'll learn acting and dance techniques to add to the music to create an amazing mini-concert for you at the end of the session.
Voice: Musical RevueTechnique3rd - 5thFRIRegister now26-Apr14-Junn/a4:30pm6pmDavid DryfoosSinging skills are essential to young performers interested in musical theater. Designed for students who want to study voice but are not ready to commit to private singing lessons, this small class is perfect for the aspiring performer. Students will choose a musical, such as "The Wizard of Oz", "Encanto", or "Cats", and prepare a musical performance of songs from this show. At the end of the session students will confidently sing for families and show off solo, duet, and ensemble vocal work!

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Cabaret Series: Epic EightiesAges 10-19TUE & WEDRegister now30-Apr5-JUNE6:30pm8pmPut together a cabaret of songs in the genre of “Epic Eighties” in collaboration with a Studio East teaching artist and the Creative Team behind our next Mainstage show, Les Misérables. Students will choose songs from popular eighties musicals including Little Shop of Horrors, La Cage aux Folles, Miss Saigon, Chess, Phantom of the Opera and more! Each student will work with their instructors and classmates to create a show that features every student. They’ll hone their acting, singing, and dancing skills as they work together to create a show to be performed on the Les Misérables set.

This class will be 6:30pm - 8:30pm on the final two classes, May 28th & 29th. The final performance will be on Wednesday, May 29th at 7:30pm.

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Workshops at Studio East are a great way to learn new skills in one day! Studio East offers Audition Workshops throughout the school year to prepare young performers for show auditions. Get prepared to take the stage!

Please note: Timing is everything. Workshops that have not met their minimum enrollment will be cancelled. Enroll early!

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Our homeschool theater classes offer students of all ages a chance to explore and enjoy the performing arts during the school day. Classes include acting, dance, and music classes with a variety of themes and focuses for ages 4-16. Our dedicated instructors provide high-quality theater education, whether you are looking at drama as part of your curriculum or as a creative outlet. Arts education benefits include building self-esteem and confidence, interpersonal skills, creativity, responsibility, and so much more.

If you have an idea for a class that you do not see offered, contact theEducation Director – if you have at least six students and we have the space and the instructor, you can create your own class!

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