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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.
 

2014 SPRING SEMESTER


CLASS DATES  |  January 14 - April 25, 2014


CLASS SCHEDULE  |  Click here to view course descriptions

Acting

Class Instructor Ages Day Time
Junior Drama Lauren Sidwell 5-8 Tuesday 4-5pm
Youth Acting Lauren Sidwell 9-12 Tuesday 5-6pm
Advanced Acting Stefan Espinosa 13 & Up Thursday 4-5:30pm

Musical Theatre

Class Instructor Ages Day Time
Junior Spring Production:
   The Wizard of Oz
Kevin Nakatani 8-12 Wednesday 5-7:30pm
Senior Spring Production:
   The Plain Princess
Stefan Espinosa 13-18 Thursday 6-8:30pm
Vocal Techniques Dallas Heaton 13 & Up Friday 5-6pm

Dance

Class Instructor Ages Day Time
Ballet I Dawna Campbell 9-12 Wednesday 4-5pm
Lyrical Jazz Kevin Nakatani 9 & Up Friday 4-5pm
Advanced Tap* Dawna Campbell 12 & Up Wednesday 5-6pm
*Must have previous Tap experience


Download Class Schedule & Registration Form | Click Here

Senior Spring Production |  THE PLAIN PRINCESS,  May 1 - 3
For More Information | Click Here




COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


Junior Drama (Ages 5-8) – An introduction to the world of theatre for the imaginative child. Through pretend play, magical characters come to life and the possibilities are boundless.  $65

Youth Acting (Ages 9-12) – An introduction to the art of Acting. Through theatre games, improvisation & scene study, students learn creativity, self-expression, and self-confidence.  $65

Advanced Acting (Ages 13 & Up) – A technique-oriented class that will explore Stanislavsky-based concepts like Characterization, Connection, Objective, and Intention (to name a few) through monologues and scene work. This class can help you get the part, or just help you to better understand the art!  $80

Spring Production: In our most popular course students learn to bring Conservatory techniques on to the stage as they STAGE A FULL MUSICAL! Due to its popularity, this year we have split the course into two age groups:

Junior (Ages 8-12) – The Wizard of Oz directed by Kevin Nakatani.  $90

Senior (Ages 13-18) – The Plain Princess (A New Musical) directed
by Stefan Espinosa.  $100

Vocal Techniques (Ages 13 & Up) – In this brand new class, students will have the opportunity to be coached by long-time UFOMT rehearsal accompanist, musical director, coach, and phenomenal performer DALLAS HEATON! Students will work on group choral singing techniques, as well as on a more individual level with more contemporary "Broadway" vocals – the focus being on good "classical" singing techniques applied to ensemble singing and solo musical theatre repetoire.  $80

Dance FUNdamentals: Students hone their technique with the main building blocks of Musical Theatre:

Ballet I (Ages 9-12) – Focuses on strong Ballet technique with an eye
towards its application in Musical Theatre choreography.  $70

Lyrical Jazz (Ages 9 & Up) – Explores that form of dance common to
Musical Theatre that combines Ballet techniques with Jazz movement
styles.  $70

Advanced Tap (Ages 12 & Up) – Open to anyone with a background in the ancient art of "hoofing" – this class will challenge you to push yourself and have you setting the floor afire in no time!  $70

CONTACT INFORMATION

STEFAN ESPINOSA |

Conservatory Supervisor
435.750.0300 ext 126
stefan@ufomt.org

 
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