BRING DOWN THE HOUSE: LIVE Performing Arts Classes
Got theater-loving kids? Whether they’re interested in singing, dancing, acting or learning all the behind-the-scenes stuff that goes into a production, we’ve created a line-up of fun and engaging online performing arts classes. All designed to teach your child new skills.
There will be four weeks of classes consisting of five 45-minute sessions per week. Each week features a new topic including monologues, musical theater dance, playwriting and much more! Classes are for children ages 9-12 years old.
4 classes online via Zoom:
Monologues – June 1 – June 5, 2020 at 11:00 am – waitlist only
Playwriting – June 8 – June 12, 2020 at 11:00 am
Musical Theater Dance – June 15 – June 19, 2020 at 11:00 am
Stagecraft – June 22 – June 26, 2020 at 10:00 am
Price of 5 day sessions is $100. Limited to 8 students per class.
ACTING UP with Ms. Niki
Niki Fridh, a multiple award-winning actress based in South Florida, leads this class for kids who were born to be performers! Ms. Niki provides a fun and educational class to help students sharpen their skills through interactive theater games, improvisation, and scripted performances. Students will learn to use their voices, bodies, & imaginations to create interesting and fun characters for the stage!
The Play’s The Thing! with Mr. Matt
This class is perfect for young creatives looking to take their stories from the page to the stage! Matt Stabile, Artistic Director of Theatre Lab, the professional resident company at FAU dedicated exclusively to new plays for the American Theatre, leads this exciting class in creating original work using the basics of playwriting. Drawing inspiration from existing fairy tales and classic children’s stories, Mr. Matt will guide students through the process of generating an idea, creating a character, writing and rewriting scripts, and performing their original monologues and scenes!
Musical Theater Dance:
“Dance it Out!” in Musical Theater Dance with Lindsay Bell
Lindsay Bell is a dancer, actor, singer and choreographer who has performed, toured and choreographed at many prestigious theaters and stadiums in America and Canada! She provides an active and engaging Musical Theater dance class where you will not only focus on dance technique, but students will explore various dance styles used in Broadway shows. The young artists will get to train and refine their performance skills, all while paying special attention to connecting to the audience and telling the story through movement and emotion. This class is perfect for the young performing artist who wants to further their passion and talent for the stage!
In the Stagecraft course, kids will get a behind-the-scenes look at the technical elements of theater that make all of their favorite shows possible. Working with several technical theater professionals, they will learn about lighting, set design, costuming, sound and stage makeup through fun activities using everyday items around the house!
BRING DOWN THE HOUSE: LIVE Performing Arts Coaching
Students have the opportunity to register for private performing arts instruction and coaching on the Zoom platform with professional teaching artists. Classes are for children ages 9-18 years old.
Subject areas include:
• Private Voice Instruction
• Private Piano Instruction
• BAK/DSOA Vocal Audition Coaching
• BAK/DSOA Acting Audition Coaching
• BAK/DSOA Communications Audition Coaching
• BAK/DSOA Piano Audition Coaching
• BAK/DSOA Dance Audition Coaching
$65 per one-hour session, beginning June 1, 2020