2022 Summer Class Schedule

We are pleased to offer a variety of classes this summer for all age groups! Be sure to register soon to reserve your spot.

JUNE

Foundations of Singing/Sing the Story
Ages 10-18

June 6-10, 12:30-3:30pm

(6/7 runs 1-4pm)

with Tyler Thompson

$125/child

Princess & Pirates
Ages 6-9

June 13-17, 9-12pm

with Stephanie Coffelt

$125/child

Dance Intensive
Ages 10-18

June 13-17, 12:30-3:30pm

with Stephanie Coffelt

$125/child

Monologue Treasure Hunt
Ages 13+

June 20-24, 12:30-3:30pm

(Monday-Thursday)

with Kira

$125/child

Two Week Contemporary Dance Intensive
Ages 13+

June 20-30, 12:30-3:30pm

(Monday-Thursday)

with Ashley Chisenski

$200/child

Stage Management
Ages 13+

June 20-30, 9am-12pm

with Kira

$220/child

Stage Makeup Workshop
Ages 13+

June 25, 9am-12pm

with Kira

$30/class + $68 for makeup kit

JULY

Littles Class
Ages 3-5

July 5-8, 9-10:30am

Ages 6-9

July 5-8, 10:30-12pm

with Lucy & Elise

$100/child

Audition Techniques
Ages 9-18

July 5-8, 12:30-3:30pm

(Includes headshots)

with Lucy & Elise

$125/child

Cirque Du Solei: Acro & Tumble
Ages 12+

July 18-28, 12:30-3:30pm

with Emmi Payne

$200/child

Which acting course is right for your child?

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INTRO TO ACTING 

Ages: 5-8 

This class is especially designed for youngsters who are excited to learn about the world around them.  Acting teaches a child about empathy, discipline, and how to work in a group.  Whether your child has an outgoing, or a more reserved personality, any child can benefit from early training in acting.  

INTRO TO THEATRE (HOMESCHOOL) 

Ages: 8+ 

Although anyone is welcome to attend this class, we have designed it specifically to our homeschooled families.  This class was easily created to drop in and out of based on a family's schedule.  You may drop in to any of our classes for only $15. Acting teaches a child about empathy, discipline, and how to work in a group.  Whether your child has an outgoing, or a more reserved personality, any child can benefit from early training in acting.

BEGINNING MUSICAL THEATRE 

Ages: 8-13 

No experience necessary!  In this class students will be introduced to a basic overview of all the elements found in musical theatre (acting, singing, and dancing). 

ACTING 1

Ages: 8+

In this class students will gain a basic knowledge of theatre terminology through the study and practice of  acting skills.  Students will build self-confidence not only at their next audition, but throughout their daily life. 

ACTING 2 

Ages: 12+ 

Building on the skills students learned in Acting 1, this class will expand those skills by putting them into practice through monologue and scene work.

ADVANCED ACTING

Ages: 10+ with a year of experience

Students in this class must have at least one year of previous acting experience, either in class or on stage.  In this class students will explore advanced acting technique and script analysis. 

YOUNGER ENCORE

Ages: 6-11 

Be in a show with no audition required! This program is designed for kids to get the experience of being in a show without all the hassle and anxiety of auditions.  Everyone who signs up gets a featured role.  Students will learn about the rehearsal and production process at a slower pace while working with a director, choreographer and music director.

ENCORE 

Ages: 12-18 

Be in a show with no audition required! This program is designed for kids to get the experience of being in a show without all the hassle and anxiety of auditions.  Everyone who signs up gets a featured role.  Students will learn about the rehearsal and production process while working with a director, choreographer and music director.  A great way to build your resume and to get theatre experience. 

IMPROV (OFF THE CUFF) 

Ages: 10+ 

Students in this class must have general understanding of theatre either through class or production.  In this class students will learn and develop improvisational skills.  Improv is an important skill for any actor at any level.  Students will be selected from this class to perform for an audience throughout the semester with our improv performance troupe, "Off the Cuff". 

*All age ranges are subjective and exceptions may be made based on a particular child's experience in each discipline.

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Learn to sing at AYT.

BEGINNING SINGING 

Ages: 8+ 

No experience necessary! Students will learn the basics of vocal technique (breath support, placement, and musicality).  Students will build on their confidence and grow as singers and performers. 

ACTING THROUGH SONG 

Ages: 10+ 

Students will use technical  acting skills (intention, tactic, etc.) and apply them to songs they are working on throughout the semester.  Help strengthen your song performing ability. 

*All age ranges are subjective and exceptions may be made based on a particular child's experience in each discipline.

Get moving with Dance!

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INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED JAZZ 

Ages: 10+ 

This class will build on the skills and terminology learned in Beginning Jazz.  Students will practice more advanced technique and choreography. 

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED TAP

Ages: 8+ 

This class will build on the skills and terminology learned in Beginning Tap.  Students will practice more advanced technique and choreography. 

*All age ranges are subjective and exceptions may be made based on a particular child's experience in each discipline.

ALL STYLES DANCE 

Ages: 10+ 

Students in this class will explore a new style of dance each week.  These styles could range from belly dancing to hip-hop, modern to ballet, and everything in between. A previous general knowledge of dance may be helpful, but not required. 

BEGINNING JAZZ 

Ages: 8+ 

No experience necessary!  This is an introductory class in jazz dance terminology and technique.  Most musicals are based in jazz style dance. 

BEGINNING TAP 

Ages: 8+ 

No experience necessary! Learn the basic terminology and skills found in tap dancing. Tap choreography uses these basic steps in more advanced ways, so having a strong grasp of the basics is essential.

Dress Code

Our general dress code policy for all classes is CLOSED TOED TENNIS SHOES, and loose fitting, non-restrictive clothing that promotes movement, but is not revealing.  A more specific dress code may be communicated by instructors during your first weeks of class. Tap shoes are required for tap classes.