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Ac a d e m y o f C h i l d r e n ’ s T h e at r e Summer 2011 Classes

Storybook Theatre (Preschool – K-2nd) ••••••••••••••••••• Does your child love to be "on stage" or is your child shy around others? Either way, this class will help them channel their inner actor. Students will learn to use their acting tools to tell a story, and use their imaginations to create characters. If your child loves storytelling or make believe this is a great class to spark their imagination and give them a chance to shine while they pretend, invent, and learn theatre skills. Schedule: May 30-June 2, 9:00 - 10:00 am Preschool Tuition: $25.00 Schedule: May 30-June 2, 10:30 - 11:30 am K-2nd Tuition: $25.00

Theatre 101 (3rd-8th grades) •••••••••••••••••••••••••••• This introductory theatre class will teach children the basics of theatre and what it takes to put on a production. Theatre terminology, stage directions, and beginning acting are among the new skills presented. Schedule: June 6-9, 9-11 am Tuition $25.00

Improving Improv (6th-12th grades) •••••••••••••••••••••• This class will be taught by Michael Hauschild, a graduate of New York's American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Mike has also trained with Second City Improv in Los Angeles as well as Upright Citizen's Brigade in New York. Mike spent several years performing around the United States with The Skinny Improv group. Using this vital acting skill, students will learn the fundamentals of improvisational comedy through dialogue, teamwork, scene development and character building. Both long form and comedic improv will be covered as they learn to seize the moment and utilize their creative thinking and acting abilities. Schedule: August 1-5, 10:00am - 12:00pm Tuition: $35.00

Broadway Bound: Musical Theatre (3rd-8th grades) ••••••• This introductory musical theatre class will emphasize singing, dancing, and movement for the stage as well as the development of fundamental acting skills. Schedule: June 13-17, 9:00am - 11:00 am Tuition: $35.00

C r e a t i n g a “ M o n s t e r " : M a k e u p I (3rd- 12th grades)••••••••• Not just for girls, this makeup class will cover the basics of stage makeup. Students will learn the difference between street and stage makeup, explore the creation of characters, make bruises and other wounds, and learn to transform themselves and others. Schedule: June 27-30, 9:00am-11:00 pm Tuition: $35.00 (includes supplies)

A d v a n c e d “ M o n s t e r " M a k e u p I I (3rd- 12th grades) ••••••••• Expanding beyond Makeup I, students will learn to apply prosthetics, air brush techniques, and compete in their own makeup contest. Schedule: June 27-30, 1:00pm-3:00 pm Tuition: $35.00 (includes supplies)

B o y S c o u t M e r i t B a d g e •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Get a head start on your Boy Scout Theatre Merit Badge requirements in this three hour session. Learn theatre terms, take a tour, develop acting skills and more as you begin your badge work. Dates will be set for future times to complete the badge. Schedule: June 18, 9am-12pm. Tuition: $10.00

S t a g e C o m b a t (6th grade-High School) •••••••••••••••••••• En garde! Learn to “act” a fight, fall safely and create a scene while you learn about stage combat! Schedule: June 13-16, 1:00pm-3:00 pm Tuition: $25.00

All classes are will be held at Kearney Community Theatre, 83 Plaza Blvd, Kearney, NE. For more information call Kim at 308-233-7521, or to register, send an email to kimhaus@charter.net.

Class size will be limited.


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