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FESTIVAL CONSERVATORY

OF THE PERFORMING ARTS



This Musical Theatre Conservatory is for aspiring young performers ages 4-18 desiring to take their skills to the next level. The conservatory offers professional year round training in acting, dance and musical theatre, with specially designed classes for students striving to enter the musical theatre field. The classes instill self-discipline as well as enhance performance skills and audition techniques. Classes are offered at appropriate age and skill level to achieve maximum growth and experience.
 

FALL 2014 – 1st QUARTER


CLASS DATES  |  Sept. 15th – Oct. 24th, 2014


CLASS SCHEDULE  |  Click here to view course descriptions

Acting

Class Instructor Ages Day Time
Drama Kids Tori Benson-Hall 5-8 Tuesday 4-5pm
Drama Tweens Tori Benson-Hall 9-12 Tuesday 5-6pm
Stage Combat Stefan Espinosa 13 & Up Thursday 5-6:30pm

Musical Theatre

Class Instructor Ages Day Time
MT Singing Techniques Dallas Heaton 9 & Up Monday 4:30-5:30pm
MT 2-Week Intensive
(9/22-10/2)
Michael Ballam 8-12 M, W, Th 3:30-5pm
MT Workshop (Solos) Stefan Espinosa 13-18 Thursday 6:30-8pm

Dance

Class Instructor Ages Day Time
Ballet I Dawna Campbell 9 & Up Wednesday 4-5pm
Ballet II Kevin Nakatani 9 & Up Tues, Thurs 4-5pm
Lyrical Jazz Kevin Nakatani 9 & Up Tues, Thurs 5-6pm
Beginning Tap Dawna Campbell 9 & Up Wednesday 5-6pm

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FALL 2014 – 2nd QUARTER


CLASS DATES  |  Oct. 28th – Dec. 19th, 2014


CLASS SCHEDULE  |  Click here to view course descriptions

Acting

Class Instructor Ages Day Time
Drama Kids TBA 5-8 Tuesday 4-5pm
Drama Tweens TBA 9-12 Tuesday 5-6pm
Auditions Stefan Espinosa 13 & Up Thursday 5-6:30pm

Musical Theatre

Class Instructor Ages Day Time
Broadway Babies
MT Workshop
TBA 9-12 Thursday 5-6:30pm
Musical Theatre Scenes Stefan Espinosa 13-18 Thursday 6:30-8pm

Dance

Class Instructor Ages Day Time
Ballet I Dawna Campbell 9 & Up Wednesday 4-5:30pm
Ballet II Kevin Nakatani 9 & Up Tues, Thurs 4-5pm
Lyrical Jazz Kevin Nakatani 9 & Up Tues, Thurs 5-6pm
Beginning Tap Dawna Campbell 9 & Up Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm

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FALL 2014 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


Drama Kids (Ages 5-8) – An introduction to the world of theatre for the imaginative child. Through pretend play, imagination, creativity, and confidence is nurtured. $65 (1st/2nd Quarters)

Drama Tweens (Ages 9-12) – Intro to theatre games, improvisation & scene studies that encourage creativity, self expression, and self-confidence. $65 (1st/2nd Quarters)

Stage Combat (Ages 13 & Up) – Ever wondered how a simple stage slap or rowdy saloon brawl is choreographed? Resident Fight Choreographer Stefan Espinosa teaches the art and ILLUSION of stage violence safely and expertly! $80 (1st Quarter ONLY)

Musical Theatre Workshops – Musical Theatre performance is more than just a pretty voice; it's acting through a song. Students explore how to interpret and connect to the lyrics and tell the song's story. Staged musical numbers will also be a part of the curriculum.

  1. Michael Ballam 2-Week Workshop 9/22-10/2 (Ages 8-12) $85 – Includes Accompanist (1st Quarter ONLY)

  2. MT Solos (Ages 13-18) $85 – Includes Accompanist (1st Quarter ONLY)

  3. Broadway Babies (Ages 9-12) $75 (2nd Quarter ONLY)

  4. MT Scenes (Ages 13-18) $85 (2nd Quarter ONLY)

  5. MT Singing Techniques (Ages 9 & Up) – Focuses on MUSICIANSHIP and how to bring the best sound to your Musical Theatre performances. $70 (1st Quarter ONLY)

Dance FUNdamentals (Ages 9 & Up) – Students hone their technique with the main building blocks of Musical Theatre.

  1. Ballet I and II – Focuses on strong Ballet technique with an eye towards its application in Musical Theatre choreography. $65 - $85 (1st/2nd Quarters)

  2. Lyrical Jazz – Explores that form of dance common to Musical Theatre that combines Ballet techniques with Jazz movement styles. $85 (1st/2nd Quarters)

Beginning Tap (Ages 9 & Up) $75 (1st/2nd Quarters)

CONTACT INFORMATION

STEFAN ESPINOSA |

Conservatory Supervisor
435.750.0300 ext 126
stefan@ufomt.org

 
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