Weekly Classes

Fall 2018 Classes

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Classes will be held weekly from October 4 to November 10.

Acting for Students 7-10
Imagination Theatre
Learn theatre games, movement, music, scene work and vocal exercises with an emphasis on confidence, creativity and personal growth. This acting class will encourage students to use their imagination and while learning basic techniques and fundamentals of performing in front of an audience .
Saturdays – 9-10 am – The Addy Dance Studio – $125
Instructor: Elizabeth Ashley Lee

Acting for Students 11-18
Acting for the Stage
Engage in performance exploration, break down stage presence and movement, and learn about the body mind connection. Different forms of improv will be taught in addition to work in scene study, including character development, scene goals, and how to work with other actors in a scene.
Saturdays – 9am-10:30am – The Addy Theatre – $140
Instructor: Aaron Moore

Acting for Students 11-13
Creative Theatre
Learn theatre games, movement, music, scene work and vocal exercises with an emphasis on confidence, creativity, and personal growth. This acting class will encourage students to use their imagination and explore the fundamentals of acting while learning the basics techniques of performing in front of an audience.
Thursdays – 6pm-7pm – The Addy Dance Studio – $125
Instructor: Jill Zygo

Acting for Adults 19+
Acting – It’s Never Too Late!
Explore scenes from popular TV shows, movies, and musicals. This diverse acting class will be a safe and encouraging place to be creative and play imaginatively. Learn basic acting techniques to grow as a performer.
Thursdays – 7:00pm-8:30pm The Addy Dance Studio – $140
Instructor: Jill Zygo

Dance for Students 11-13
Broadway Dance Basics
Designed for those who have no previous dance training, explore basics of dance in musical theatre. Learn basic dance terminology and steps through the exploration of different dance styles.
Saturdays – 10-11am – The Addy Dance Studio – $125
Instructor: Elizabeth Ashley Lee

Dance for Students 14-18
Broadway Dance
Learn dance from beginner to advanced level that covers the many styles of musical theater including jazz, ballet, and modern. Explore dance through Broadway musicals including CABARET, HAIRSPRAY, and OLIVER!
Saturdays – 11am-12:30pm – The Addy Dance Studio – $140
Instructor: Greg Marsh

Dance for students 19+
Broadway Dance Styles
Explore a variety of musical dance styles that can be used for fun or to improve auditions. Classes will encompass styles including jazz, ballet, and modern.
Saturdays – 12:30-2pm – The Addy Dance Studio – $140
Instructor: Greg Marsh

Musical Theatre for Students 11-13
Musical Audition Basics
Learning different styles of musical theater and create a character through song. Explore different aspects of theater and music including improvisation and basic sight-reading. Best suited for those starting their exploration of musical theater and working towards their first audition.
Saturdays 10:30-11:30am – The Addy Orchestra Room – $125
Instructor: TBD

Musical Theatre for Students 14-18
Broadway Musical Audition
Strengthen audition repertoire through the creation of an audition book, learn how to research characters, and master solo and advanced ensemble singing. Fine tune critical listening skills through constructive criticism guided by the teacher. Best for those preparing for musically challenging roles.
Saturdays – 9-10:30am – The Addy Orchestra Room – $140
Instructor: TBD

Film for Students 10-13
Filmmaking I
Learn the tools and techniques of cinematic production including production and editing. Explore various film genres such as documentary, experimental, and fictional narrative, and think critically about the creative process. No previous video experience is required. All equipment; cameras, laptops and software provided for use in class.
Saturdays – 9-11am – The Addy Media Lab – $150
Instructor: TBD

Film for Students 14-18
Filmmaking II 
Explore various theoretical, technical, and creative methods of cinematic production through production planning and design, advancing technical video skills of cinematography, sound recording, lighting and editing through Adobe Premiere Pro. Learn how to set up projects, conduct non-linear editing, color correction, edit audio files, make titles, export and post t videos online (Vimeo, YouTube, and other social media). Suitable for those who have experience with film and video making.  All equipment; cameras, laptops and software provided for use in class.
Saturdays – 11am-1pm –The Addy Media Lab – $150
Instructor: TBD

For more information about weekly classes contact:

Steven Yuhasz
Youth Programs Director
syuhasz@proctors.org
(518) 382-3884 x 211

Michael Gatzendorfer
Youth Programs Manager
mgatzendorfer@proctors.org
518-382-3884 ext. 197

Ask about payment options and financial assistance available to qualifying students.