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CONSERVATORY 2018 FALL SEMESTER CATALOG

ACT SING DANCE DESIGN

CLASSES FOR CHILDREN TEENS ADULTS TheHanoverTheatre.org/conservatory


Welcome

Being a student of the arts requires creativity, collaboration and communication. Each and every day, we are proud to offer students of every age the opportunity to grow as artists and passionate, contributing members of society. We need the arts now more than ever in order to promote empathy and understanding. We are dedicated to providing our students with a safe and supportive environment so they can take risks and develop their skills. Now in our second full year, we are excited to share over 70 different classes with you for the 2018-2019 season! You’ll see that we continue to have both semester and full-year classes available. Our theatre, music, dance and design offerings continue to grow each semester as does our exceptional faculty of master teaching artists from Boston, Providence, Hartford, New York and the surrounding area. We offer students great membership benefits, state-of-the-art facilities, behindthe-scenes access to the theatre, master classes with national touring productions and so much more! Participating in the arts is a transformative experience that every individual should experience. As we enter this upcoming season, we continue our commitment to cultivating individual attention, igniting creativity and inspiring confidence through arts education. Please check out our amazing line-up of classes and let your next creative journey take you to the heart of Worcester’s theatre district!

Meghan E. Montaner, director of education

CLASSES BEGIN SEPTEMBER 8 Register Today

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Semester Schedule

Fall Semester (15 Weeks)* September 8 - December 21 Spring Semester (15 Weeks)* January 14 – May 11

*Please note, music sessions run for 9 weeks, technical theatre classes run for 10 weeks

Full Year (32 Weeks) September 8 – December 21; January 7 – May 25

Inside Adult Offerings.................................... 4 Technical Theatre & Design.............. 6 Acting & Theatre Offerings............... 8 Dance Offerings................................. 10 Youth Ballet Company...................... 15 Upcoming Auditions.......................... 15 Music Offerings................................... 16 Private Lessons.................................... 16 Master Classes.................................... 17 Registration & Policies........................ 17 Schedule at a Glance....................... 18

Spring Reflection performance: May 19, 2019 2018-2019 Holidays & Closings

Columbus Day: October 8 Halloween: October 31 Thanksgiving: November 20 – 24 Holiday Break: December 22 – January 5 Winter Break: February 18 – 23 Spring Break: April 15 – 20

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Early access and discounts on theatre tickets!

Master classes with visiting Small artists class size

Free parking

Student Benefits Exclusive access to behind-thescenes experiences

Stateof-the-art facility

Master teaching artists from Boston, NY, Hartford and surrounding areas

Highly trained and accomplished faculty

No Registration Fees

Written evaluations each semester

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Adult Offerings

“At the conservatory, it’s not about age. It’s about the study; the focus on what you want. For me, this changed everything. I react easily. I listen more.” - Cristiano L.

Acting and Theatre Adult Acting I (Ages 18+)

A course allowing adult theatre enthusiasts to explore acting exercises as well as comedic and dramatic scene work. You’re never too old to step into the spotlight! Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Edward Wierzbicki Times: Thursdays 6 PM – 7:30 PM Dates: September 13 – December 20 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $475

Adult Acting II

Prerequisite: Adult Acting I or instructor’s permission This intermediate level class allows adults to delve into scene and monologue work to build upon the foundation built in Acting I. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Edward Wierzbicki Times: Thursdays 7:30 PM – 9 PM Dates: September 13 – December 20 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $475

Playing Shakespeare (Teens & Adults)

Have you ever been interested in Shakespeare, but thought it was too hard, too old or too boring? Do you need to prepare a Shakespearean monologue for auditions? This is the class for you! Full of high intensity games and fun physical activities, this class takes Shakespeare’s language out of the musty classroom and puts it onto its feet. Students engage physically, vocally and imaginatively with the text, kicking Shakespeare off his pedestal! Emphasis will be placed on language, physicality, and fun, leaving the boring stuff at the door. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Sharon Hart NEW Times: Mondays 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM Dates: September 10 – December 17 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Technical Theatre & Design Sound Design I (Teens & Adults)

The course is a beginner’s introduction to audio, intended for the novice who wishes to learn basic audio terminology, functionality of component, design, set up and operation of a basic sound system. iPad required for this class. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Nick Joyce Times: Tuesdays 4:30 PM – 6 PM Dates: September 11 – November 13 (10 weeks) Tuition: $375

Lighting I (Teens & Adults) Adult Improv (Ages 18+)

Explore laugh-filled exercises and skill-driven games in a mature setting. Structured, simple play guides each improviser to experience individual success, discover the joy of ensemble support and build the foundation for successful improvisation. Discover key concepts such as “yes, and,” collaboration, commitment, communication, relationship building and truth in comedy. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Sharon Hart Times: Thursdays 7 PM – 8 PM Dates: September 13 – December 20 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Students are introduced to the vast array of lighting instruments available today and the role each type of fixture plays in entertainment lighting. Atmospheric effects, fixture accessories and expendables (gels and patterns) will also be explored in how they can augment the use of the lighting element. Dimming, control and safety protocols for hang and focus will also be reviewed. Students must bring an 8” adjustable (Crescent) wrench to class. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Brenda Shepard Times: Tuesdays 6:30 PM – 8 PM Dates: September 11 – November 13 (10 weeks) Tuition: $375

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Adult Offerings

Dance Adult Ballet Beginner I

This 90 min. class is designed to provide adults an environment where they can learn formal, classical training from the absolute beginner level. Students will be introduced to body placement/alignment, French vocabulary, barre, center and diagonal work. Technical components will be taught in a pace that easy to comprehend, apply and execute. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Charlotte McNutt Times: Mondays 7:45 PM – 9:15 PM Dates: September 10 – May 20 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Adult Ballet Beginner II

Adults will advance their basic knowledge of formal classical ballet training. Participants will advance in body placement/alignment, French vocabulary, barre, center and diagonal work. Technical components will be taught in a pace that easy to comprehend, apply and execute. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Charlotte McNutt Times: Wednesdays 6:30 PM - 8 PM Dates: September 12 – May 22 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Brittany Belanger Times: Wednesdays 12 PM – 1 PM Dates: September 12 – December 19 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

West African Dance (Teens & Adults)

Presented by Crocodile River Music, this class will give students the opportunity to move their bodies to the fun and high energy music of West Africa. They will learn Adult Ballet Intermediate/Advanced principles of rhythm, fundamental movements and the This 90 min. class is designed for a moderate pace to emphasize balance, coordination and connection between ancient stories behind the traditional dances and rhythms of Mali. Every class is accompanied by live drums! movements. Advancements in technical skills, French Schedule: One 60 min. class/week vocabulary, barre, center and diagonal work will be an Instructor: Antoinette Mutuyimana area of concentration. Offered to adults with basic or Times: Wednesdays 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM intermediate experience. Dates: September 12 – November 14 (9 Weeks) Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Tuition: $135 | Drop In: $20 Instructor: David Dubois Times: Mondays 7:45 PM – 9:15 PM West African Drumming (Teens & Adults) Dates: September 10 – May 20 (32 Weeks) Presented in partnership with Crocodile River Music, Tuition: $960 experience African culture through music! Master drummer and West African native, Issa Coulibaly, leads Adult Tap Beginner I (Adults, 18+) our hands-on drumming class. Authentic instruments are Whether you’re a beginner or just want to brush up on your provided for classroom use. skills, this fun and vibrant class is for you. Tap is an exciting Schedule: One 60 min. class/week and challenging art form that developed out of African Instructor: Issa Coulibaly polyrhythms in America’s Jazz Age. Elements of classic and Times: Wednesdays 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Broadway-style tap will be taught. The form’s musicality Dates: September 12 – November 14 (9 Weeks) and rich percussive traditions are emphasized through fundamental skills and increasingly intricate progressions. Tap Tuition: $135 | Drop In: $20 shoes required. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Brittany Belanger Times: Wednesdays 11 AM – 12 PM OR Wednesdays 7 PM – 8 PM Dates: September 12 – December 19 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Adult Tap Beginner II (Adults, 18+)

Prerequisite: Adult Tap Beginner I or instructor’s permission Intended for adults who’ve completed Beginner I or have prior tap experience. Students progress in classic and Broadway-style tap while advancing fundamental skills and learning increasingly intricate progressions.

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Technical Theatre & Design Offerings

Stage Makeup I (Grades 8-12)

Makeup intended for use in the theater is vastly different from makeup that you might wear out and about or even for a special occasion. Students will learn real world makeup techniques that they can use for the rest of their lives. Stage and special effects makeup will be explored. Create professional stage makeup for a variety of characters and roles while gaining knowledge of makeup materials, tools and techniques. Students are responsible for providing personal makeup and tools including a Ben Nye Crème Personal Kit in the appropriate skin tone. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Kim Heymann Times: Mondays 5 PM – 6:30 PM Dates: September 10 – November 19(10 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Stage Makeup II (Grades 8-12)

Intro to Technical Theatre (Grades 8-12)

Being on stage may garner applause, but it’s what happens behind the scenes that truly creates magic in theatre. Students will be introduced to the many forms of stage craft (stage management, lighting, sound, costuming, etc.) and learn how they all connect to create one magnificent production. Understand the roles of directors and designers while learning how to talk “tech.” Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Kim Heymann Times: Wednesdays 5 PM – 6:30 PM Dates: September 12 – November 28 (10 weeks) Tuition: $375

Prerequisite: Stage Makeup I Students will delve deeper into stage makeup in relation to characters, special effects and prosthetics. New techniques, tools and products will be used to expand a student’s knowledge and experience in the world of stage makeup. Students are responsible for providing personal makeup and tools. Supplies list will be provided. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Kim Heymann Times: Mondays 6:30 PM – 8 PM Dates: September 10 – November 19 (10 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Lighting I (Teens & Adults)

Students are introduced to the vast array of lighting instruments available today and the role each type of fixture plays in entertainment lighting. Atmospheric effects, fixture accessories and expendables (gels and patterns) will also be explored in how they can augment the use of the lighting element. Dimming, control and safety protocols for hang and focus will also be reviewed. Students must bring an 8” adjustable (Crescent) wrench to class. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Brenda Shepard Times: Tuesdays 6:30 PM – 8 PM Dates: September 11 – November 13 (10 weeks) Tuition: $375

Sound Design I (Teens & Adults)

The course is a beginner’s introduction to audio, intended for the novice who wishes to learn basic audio terminology, functionality of component, design, set up and operation of a basic sound system. iPad required for this class. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Nick Joyce Times: Tuesdays 5 PM – 6:30 PM Dates: September 11 – November 13 (10 weeks) Tuition: $375

Stage Management (Grades 8-12)

Learn the ins and outs of being a stage manager and just how important their role is behind the scenes. Students will learn how to properly record blocking, run rehearsals and tech, assemble a prompt binder, review safety skills and create paperwork and report templates. Tips for proper show “calling” will also be taught. Laptop or tablet required for this class. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Kim Heymann Times: Wednesdays 6:30 PM – 8 PM Dates: September 12 – November 28 (10 Weeks) Tuition: $375

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- Jacob C. Fashion for the Theatre: An Introduction to Sewing (Ages 7-10, Ages 8-16)

Perfect for designers who want to learn to sew and have little to no sewing experience. Students will be introduced to machine sewing (including use and safety), hand sewing, how to read and use a pattern, as well as a bit of the history and importance of sewing as a theatre art. Students will also be exposed to fashion illustration as it relates to costume design, and how to use different mediums as they create their own design. Students will develop their skills and bring home a machine sewn project and a small hand sewn project based on sketches (black & white, color and framed to go home) inspired by a historical image from the theatre. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week NEW Instructor: Darcy Schwartz Times: Saturdays 10 AM – 11:30 AM (Ages 7-10) OR Saturdays 1 PM – 2:30 PM (Ages 8-16) Dates: September 8 – November 10 (10 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Fashion for the Theatre: Sewing 101

(Ages 7-10, Ages 8-16) Intended for designers who want to learn more about sketching and sewing, and have some sewing experience. Using machine and hand sewing, students will create a 3-dimensional “build out” fashion illustration using a variety of fabrics and trims, as it relates to costume design, and instruction on how to use the different mediums in their design. Students will enhance their skills and bring home a machine sewn project and a small hand sewn project based on their built out sketch. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week NEW Instructor: Darcy Schwartz Times: Saturdays 11:30 AM – 1 PM (Ages 7-10) OR Saturdays 2:30 PM – 4 PM (Ages 8-16) Dates: September 8 – November 10 (10 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Sewing Fashion Couture (Ages 10-16)

Suited for designers who want to design and sew a theatre inspired couture design on a 22” fashion form. This class is designed for students have some sewing experience and want to learn to sew based on a design that they create. The class will provide students with an introduction to the history of couture costume fashion design in the theatre,

and allow them to create their own inspired design on a 22” professional scale dress form. Loose sketching, the use of fabrics, color and trims in design, draping, pinning, measuring, machine and hand sewing, and how to read and use a pattern will all be taught as the students create their designs. Students will be introduced to fashion illustration as it relates to costume design, and how to use different mediums as they create their own design. Students will bring their very own costume design to life! Students will leave the class with their sketches and completed form. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week NEW Instructor: Darcy Schwartz Times: Thursdays 4 PM – 5:30 PM Dates: September 13 – November 15 (10 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Sewing Fashion Couture: Large Form (Ages 12-16)

Perfect for designers who want to design and sew a theatre inspired couture design on a large/life size fashion form. This class is designed for students with basic sewing knowledge and experience who want to learn to sew based on a design that they create. Students will have an introduction to the history of couture costume fashion design in the theatre, and allow them to create their own inspired design on a professional dress form. Loose sketching, the use of fabrics, color and trims in design, draping, pinning, measuring, machine and hand sewing, and how to read and use a pattern will all be taught as the designers create their designs. Students will be introduced to fashion illustration as it relates to costume design, and how to use different mediums as they create their own design. Students will bring their very own life-size costume design to life and leave the class with their sketches and completed form. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Darcy Schwartz NEW Times: Thursdays 5:30 PM – 7 PM Dates: September 13 – November 15 (10 Weeks) Tuition: $375

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Technical Theatre & Design Offerings

“My experience at the conservatory was really groundbreaking for me. For so many years I have been purely self-taught and I was making so many rookie mistakes in my work . . . but with my time at The Hanover Theatre Conservatory, I have grown so much. Without my classes, I don’t know where I would be.


Acting & Theatre Offerings

and truth in comedy. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week (15 Weeks) Instructor: Andrew Shoro Times: Thursdays 5 PM – 6 PM Dates: September 13 – December 20 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Creative Drama I (Grades 4-7)

Imaginative Play (Grades K-1)

A class for young thespians to express themselves in a structured and supportive environment. Using games, props and theater techniques, characters and short stories will be brought to life. Children will learn to use their imaginations to explore stories, express their feelings and activate pretend play. Audience etiquette will be introduced. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Adaire Robinson Time: Saturdays 10 AM -11 AM Dates: September 8 – December 15 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Folk & Fairytale (Grades 2-3)

Children explore characters, relationships and plot by telling stories from a variety of cultures and genres. Movement, expression and speech are developed as storytelling tools. Students practice listening and responding in character and begin to identify specific details of a performance. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week NEW Instructor: Adaire Robinson Time: Saturdays 11 AM – 12 PM Dates: September 8 – December 15 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Beginner’s Improv I (Grades 4-7)

Students are on their feet from day one exploring laughfilled exercises and skill-driven games. Structured, simple play guides each improviser to experience individual success, discover the joy of ensemble support and build the foundation for successful improvisation. Learn the power of collaboration and commitment! Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Andrew Shoro Times: Thursdays 4 PM – 5 PM Dates: September 13 – December 20 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Beginning and intermediate actors explore games and age-appropriate acting techniques. Characters and scene work (scripted or improvised) will be explored while students work in partners or ensemble. Stage presence and vocal acting skills like diction, projection and inflection are taught and theatre terminology is introduced. No singing required. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Sharon Hart Times: Mondays 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Dates: September 10 – December 17 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Creative Drama II (Grades 6-8)

Prerequisite: 1-2 years of Creative Drama I or instructor’s permission Intermediate actors execute games and age-appropriate acting techniques while building their artistic ability. Character dimension is developed and scene work is used to advance a student’s experience, responsibility and commitment. Theatre terminology is expanded. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Sharon Hart Times: Mondays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Dates: September 10 – December 17 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Stage Combat (Grades 6-12)

Learn how to slap, punch or fall on stage without hurting yourself or others in the process. Students will be introduced to the design, practice and performance of staged fighting. The class will focus on unarmed, or hand-to-hand, stage combat. Students will explore the techniques used to create the illusion of danger and the means by which we use violence to tell stories on stage and screen. Emphasis will be placed on safety, partnering and physicality. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Adaire Robinson Times: Saturdays 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Dates: September 8 – December 15 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

Beginner’s Improv II (Grades 6-8)

Prerequisite: 1-2 years of Beginner’s Improv I or instructor’s permission Students who have completed Beginner’s Improv I continue to build upon the foundations of improvisation by learning tactics to spark creativity in the moment and tools to aid in preparedness. Explore key concepts such as “yes, and,” commitment, communication, relationship building

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Have you ever been interested in Shakespeare, but thought it was too hard, too old or too boring? Do you need to prepare a Shakespearean monologue for auditions? This is the class for you! Full of high intensity games and fun physical activities, this class takes Shakespeare’s language out of the musty classroom and puts it onto its feet. Students engage physically, vocally, and imaginatively with the text, kicking Shakespeare off his pedestal! Emphasis will be placed on language, physicality and fun, leaving the boring stuff at the door. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Sharon Hart Times: Mondays 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM Dates: September 10 – December 17 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

College Audition Monologue Prep (Grades 11-12)

Acting I (Grades 9-12)

Teen actors explore drama through improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students learn to build characters through choices, actions and emotions. Solo and ensemble work are explored. Students learn to respond to coaching, feedback and constructive criticism. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Edward Wierzbicki Times: Tuesdays 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Dates: September 11 – December 18 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $475

This class is only offered in the fall semester. Every actor should be equipped with a few audition-ready monologues in their back pocket! Learn how to pick the right monologues and showcase your widest range. Understand the distinctions among “classical,” “modern” and “contemporary” selections. Gain the tools to break a monologue down via essential questions about given circumstances, relationships, motivation, stakes, arcs and tactics. Investigate the choices that make an audition professional and memorable. This class arms you with the techniques you need to create compelling, quality, successful work. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Edward Wierzbicki Times: Fridays 3:30 PM – 5 PM Dates: September 14 – December 21 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $475

Acting II (Grades 9-12)

Prerequisite: Acting I After exploring the “self” in the process of the actor as Acting I students, intermediate actors use Acting II to concentrate on how to share and communicate through truthfulness. Acting II also delves much further into the script, with scene work and further monologue work from great plays. Actors learn text analysis as well as how to break down and really prepare a scene. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Edward Wierzbicki Times: Tuesdays 7 PM – 8:30 PM Dates: September 11 – December 18 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $475

Teen Improv (Grades 9-12)

Teens advance their improvisational skills by building a toolbox of techniques to successfully create rich characters, heighten relationships, tackle group scenes and explore the environment and given circumstances. Students build trust through collaboration and commitment while gaining confidence in scene entrances and their ability to stay in the moment. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Sharon Hart Times: Thursdays 6 PM – 7 PM Dates: September 13 – December 20 (15 Weeks) Tuition: $375

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Acting & Theatre Offerings

Playing Shakespeare (Teens & Adults)


Dance Offerings

“My dance training has taught me that you can always be better than you were yesterday.” - Isabella C.

in movement. We begin to work on skills used to create and remember dances for performance. Stretch/flexibility exercises introduce movement patterns of classical ballet steps and basic ballet technique. Creative materials and fun activities will still be part of the class. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructors: Katrina McCormick / Charlotte McNutt Times: Wednesdays 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM or Saturdays 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Dates: September 8 or 12 – May 22 or 25 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $800

Primary Ballet I (Ages 9-10)*

The children are introduced to classical ballet technique. Elementary barre exercises with emphasis on correct posture, introduction to center and diagonal movements. Intensified work on strength and flexibility. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructors: Jennifer Agbay / Charlotte McNutt Times: Tuesdays 5:30 PM – 7 PM or Saturdays 9 AM – 10:30 AM Dates: September 8 or 11 – May 21 or 25 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Ballet Programs Pre-School Dance (Ages 3-4)

An introduction to dance for girls and boys. A fun, creative class where students learn to move with the music and enrich their coordination and listening skills. Children will learn basic postures, positions and spatial structures. Props will also be introduced to help enrich the child’s expressive movement. Schedule: One 45 min. class/week Instructor: Jennifer Agbay NEW Times: Wednesdays 4 PM – 4:45 PM OR Saturdays 10 AM – 10:45 AM Dates: September 8 or 12 – May 22 or 25 (32 weeks) Tuition: $600

Creative Movement (Ages 5-6)

Created for future dancers, this class focuses on body, space, force and time in order to further develop movements, musical awareness and creative expression. It will develop a child’s coordination, flexibility, musicality and listening skills, while the students are having fun. Creative materials such as hoops, balls, hats and scarves will be utilized to enhance a child’s creativity. Schedule: One 45 min. class/week Instructors: Katrina McCormick / Charlotte McNutt Times: Wednesdays 5 PM – 5:45 PM OR Saturdays 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM Dates: September 8 or 12 – May 22 or 25 (32 weeks) Tuition: $600

Pre-Ballet (Ages 7-8)*

Developed for more mature children, we will intensify the use of different levels of space, rhythm and qualities

Primary Ballet II (Ages 10-11)*

This class focuses on further development of control and balance with increased theory, including complete positions of the body. Barre, center work and introduction to diagonal combinations. Schedule: Two 90 min. classes/week Instructors: Jennifer Agbay / Vilia Putrius Times: Tuesday 4 PM – 5:30 PM Friday 5 PM – 6:30 PM Dates: September 11 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $1,920

Pre-Pointe (Recommended for Primary 2 and up)*

This class is designed to concentrate on preparing students for pointe work. In this 30 min. class, students will practice barre exercises, use thera-bands and other props to help achieve flexibility in their feet as well as strengthening their ankles and legs. Schedule: One 30 min. class/week Instructor: Charlotte McNutt Times: Mondays 7 PM – 7:30 PM Dates: September 10 – May 20 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $480

Primary Ballet III (Ages 12-13)*

The focus of this class is intense development of body awareness and special awareness in combination with control and balance of the body, in the standard ballet stance. Increased knowledge of vocabulary and theory are taught, including complete positions of the body. Barre, center work and diagonal combinations are longer and more complex in this level. Epaulmente and coordination of the arms are introduced. Schedule: Two 90 min. classes/week

*Faculty supervised evaluations are required for children 7 and over. Please make arrangements with Jennifer Agbay, director of dance, 508.471.1794 to schedule a class placement audition.

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Instructor: Katrina McCormick Times: Wednesdays 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM Dates: September 12 – May 22 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $720

Ballet Level A (Ages 13-14)*

This class is designed to help strengthen and secure all beginner pointe work plus challenge students in pace, music tempo and longer combinations. Newer technical elements will be added, as well as weight transfer to one leg/one leg balances. The class remains committed to safety, proper posture and the essence of the three quarter pointe training. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Charlotte McNutt Times: Wednesdays 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Dates: September 12 – May 22 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $800

Beginner Pointe II*

Training intensifies with further study of the coordination and connection between movements. Barre, center work and diagonal combinations. Schedule: Three 90 min. classes/week Instructors: Ana Luisa Thompson – Konopka / Vilia Putrius Times: Mondays 5:30 PM – 7 PM Thursdays 4 PM – 5:30 PM Fridays 6:30 PM – 8 PM Dates: September 10 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $2,304

Ballet Level B (Ages 14-15)*

From this level forward, the plasticity, coordination and connection of movements of the arms, legs, feet, head and body are the primary developmental goal. For those deemed ready, a pointe class is added twice a week. Schedule: Four 90 min. classes/week + two 45 min. pointe class/week Instructors: Charlotte McNutt / Jamie Brown / Ana Luisa Thompson- Konopka Times: Mondays 4 PM – 5:30 PM Mondays 7:05 PM – 7:50 PM (pointe class) Wednesdays 4 PM – 5:30 PM Thursdays 4 PM – 5:30 PM Fridays 5:30 PM – 7 PM Fridays 7:05 PM – 7:50 PM (pointe class) Dates: September 10 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $3,360

Ballet Level C (Ages 15+)*

Emphasis placed on greater stability and complexity in the study of positions, adagio, jumps, turns and more. Greater development of strength, flexibility and quality of the movement. Schedule: Five 90 min. classes/week including two pointe classes and one contemporary Instructors: David Dubois / Ana Luisa Thompson-Konopka/ Charlotte McNutt / Jamie Brown Times: Mondays 4 PM – 5:30 PM Tuesdays 6 PM – 7:30 PM (pointe class) Wednesdays 4 PM – 5:30 PM Thursdays 5:30 – 7 PM Fridays 4 PM – 5:30 PM (contemporary) Dates: September 10 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $3,360

Boys Class (Ages 8+)

Finally a class created for BOYS ONLY! This class, taught by our professional male instructor, will give 75 min. of training in classical ballet in an athletic building way. Gain muscle, strength, endurance, agility and learn to jump higher than before! This class will also teach you classical vocabulary and terminology to heighten your experience and education. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: David Dubois Times: Mondays 5:30 PM – 7 PM Dates: September 10 – May 20 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Pas De Deux (Ages 14+) *

French for “step of two”, it is a set dance for both male and female ballet dancers. During this class, male and female dancers will learn the art of ballet partnering through refining their ballet technique, increasing core strength, learning weight transfer/balance, nuanced coordinated movements, as well as stressing cooperation and trust. Dancers will begin with basic skills and progress to more challenging combinations. This training is specifically helpful for dancers who are pursuing professional careers. Schedule: One 45 min. class/week Instructor: David Dubois NEW Times: Mondays 7PM – 7:45 PM Dates: September 10 – May 20 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $ 720

Beginner Pointe I *

This class begins pointe work from the very beginning. Each student will learn the essence of the three quarter pointe and how it is vital to strong, safe, articulate training. Students will learn how to manage their posture and turnout which are major components to the training and education of pointe work. Students must be deemed ready for pointe work through an evaluation and recommendation of instructor/director of dance. Schedule: One 45 min. class/week

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Dance Offerings

Instructor: Ana Luisa Thompson-Konopka Times: Tuesdays 4 PM – 5:30 PM & Fridays 4 PM – 5:30 PM Dates: September 11 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $1,920


Dance Offerings

Adult Beginner Ballet II

Adults advance their basic knowledge of formal classical training. Participants advance in body placement/ alignment, French vocabulary, barre, center and diagonal work. Technical components will be taught at a pace that is easy to comprehend, apply and execute. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Charlotte McNutt Times: Wednesdays 6:30 - 8 PM Dates: September 12 – May 22 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Adult Ballet: Intermediate/Advanced

Teen Beginner Ballet I (Ages 12-18)

This class is designed to provide beginner to intermediate training and education to adolescents that are interested in the fundamentals of classical ballet. Introduction to ballet terminology, ballet barre exercises, center work and ballet combinations from the diagonal are included in this beginner class. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Katrina McCormick Times: Wednesdays 7:30 PM – 9 PM Dates: September 12 – May 22 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Teen Beginner Ballet II (Ages 12-18)*

This class is designed to provide intermediate training and education to adolescents that are interested in the fundamentals of classical ballet. Continued instruction in ballet terminology, ballet barre exercises, center work and ballet combinations from the diagonal are included. Schedule: Two 90 min. classes/week Instructor: Charlotte McNutt Times: Mondays 5:30 PM – 7 PM Wednesdays 6:30 PM – 8 PM Dates: September 10 – May 22 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $1,920

Adult Ballet Beginner I

This 90 min. class is designed to provide adults an environment where they can learn formal classical training from the absolute beginner level. Participants will be introduced to body placement/alignment, French vocabulary, barre, center and diagonal work. Technical components will be taught at a pace that is easy to comprehend, apply and execute. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Charlotte McNutt Times: Mondays 7:45 PM – 9:15 PM Dates: September 10 – May 20 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

This 90 min. class is designed for a moderate paced class. Designed to emphasize balance, coordination and connection between movements. Advancements on technical skills, French vocabulary, barre, center and diagonal work will be an area of concentration. Offered to adults with basic or intermediate experience. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: David Dubois Times: Mondays 7:45 PM – 9:15 PM Dates: September 10 – May 20 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Enrichment classes Ballet Clinic

This 30 minute clinic for the first 10 weeks of the fall semester will provide extra training, information and application to certain technical elements (i.e. ports de bras, petite allegro, flexibility, etc). The age recommendation is 10 years to adult or Primary ll to Level C. Area students from other schools are welcome to participate in this clinic! Outside students cast in The Nutcracker will be required to take this class. Schedule: One 30 min. class/week (10 weeks) Instructors: Charlotte McNutt / Ana Luisa Thompson-Konopka Times: Saturdays 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM (Ages 7-10) Saturdays 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM (Ages 11+) Dates: September 15 – November 17 Tuition: $150

Character Dance (Ages 13+)

Students will be introduced to storytelling through dance and develop basic acting skills to enhance their performances. A specific subdivision of classical dance, character dance is the stylized representation of a traditional folk or national dance, mostly from European countries, and uses movements and music which have been adapted for the theater. Character dance is integral to much of the classical ballet repertoire and helps students to develop trust and confidence in partnering work. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Vilia Putrius NEW Times: Fridays 4 PM – 5PM Dates: September 14 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $800

*Faculty supervised evaluations are required for children 7 and over. Please make arrangements with Jennifer Agbay, director of dance, 508.471.1794 to schedule a class placement audition.

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Jazz III (Ages 14+)*

Contemporary (Advanced ages 14+)*

The study of current composition and improvisation further develop the dancer’s choreographic creativity and imagination. Students must have prior experience in modern technique. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week Instructor: Sarah-Katarina “SKooJ” Times: Tuesdays 4 PM – 5:30 PM Dates: September 11 – May 21 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Dance Improvisation

Dance improvisation is the process of spontaneously creating movement. Development of improvised movement material is facilitated through a variety of creative explorations including body mapping through levels, shape and dynamic structure. Dancers can move freely and organically in a space that is supported and nurtured. Schedule: One 45 min. class/week Instructor: Sarah-Katarina “SKooJ” Times: Fridays 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM OR Fridays 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM Dates: September 14 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $720

Jazz I (Ages 8-10)*

This class introduces students to the basic concepts, techniques and styles of jazz dance. Students will learn basic vocabulary and a warm-up specific to jazz technique, along with stretching and conditioning. Simple jazz progressions across the floor and combinations allow students to experience this stylized way of dancing. No prior knowledge/experience is required for this class. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Sarah-Katarina “SKooJ” Times: Fridays 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Dates: September 14 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $800

Jazz II (Ages 10-13)*

Class begins with a technical, center warm-up of isolations, stretching and conditioning. Correct body placement and

Class begins with a technical, center warm up of isolations, stretching and conditioning. Correct body placement and terminology based on the technique of the instructor’s area of expertise. Students go on to dance across the floor and learn center combinations, demonstrating technical elements and a variety of jazz dance styles and movements. Student must have prior knowledge/ experience in ballet technique. Schedule: One 75 min. class/week Instructor: Sarah-Katarina “SKooJ” Times: Tuesdays 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM Dates: September 11 – May 21 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $800

Modern (Ages 11-18)*

This free form/style of dance allows the body to move in very expressive ways. This class is designed to introduce students to dance and expression without boundaries and will explore techniques of the great modern dance masters. Schedule: One 90 min class/week Instructor: Brian McGinnis Times: Mondays 4 PM – 5:30 PM (Level II) Mondays 5:30 - 7pm (Level I) Dates: September 10 – May 20 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Musical Theatre Dance (Teens & Adults)

This class is designed for theatre students to learn a combination of musical theatre dance, jazz and Broadway styles. In the performing business, auditions are your tests and dance classes are where you study. Weekly dance combinations help to prepare students for picking up and executing choreography for “triple threat” status. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week NEW Instructor: Sarah-Katarina “SKooJ” Times: Fridays 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM Dates: September 14 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $800

Stretch and Strength (Levels Primary ll+)*

This 30 minute class focuses on flexibility for many aspects of the body, turnout, splits, hamstrings and back. Conditioning the body to obtain stronger core, back muscles and height in extension is a perfect complement for dancers and athletes. Schedule: One 30 min. class/week Instructor: Ana Luisa Thompson-Konopka Times: Tuesdays 5:30 PM – 6 PM Dates: September 11 – May 21 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $480

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Dance Offerings

terminology based on the technique of the instructor’s area of expertise. Students go on to dance across the floor and learn center combinations, demonstrating technical elements and a variety of jazz dance styles and movements. Student must have prior knowledge/ experience in ballet technique. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Sarah-Katarina “SKooJ” Times: Fridays 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Dates: September 14 – May 24 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $800


Dance Offerings

Theatrical Tap I (Ages 11-18)*

Whether you’re seeking that “triple threat” title or want to brush up on your skills, this class is for you. Tap is an exciting and challenging art form that developed out of African polyrhythms in America’s Jazz Age. Elements of classic and Broadway-style tap will be taught. Tap shoes required; see dress code for style. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Brittany Belanger Times: Wednesdays 5 PM – 6 PM Dates: September 12 – May 22 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $800

Theatrical Tap II (Ages 11-18)*

Intermediate students continue the study of classic and Broadway-style tap. As students progress, musicality and rich percussive traditions are emphasized through fundamental skills and increasingly intricate progressions. Tap shoes required; see dress code for style. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Brittany Belanger Times: Wednesdays 6 PM – 7 PM Dates: September 12 – May 22 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $800

Instructor: Ana Luisa Thompson-Konopka Times: Tuesdays 7:30 PM – 8 PM Dates: September 11 – May 21 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $480

West African Dance (Teens & Adults)

Presented by Crocodile River Music, students will get the opportunity to move their bodies to the fun and high energy music of West Africa. They will learn principles of rhythm, fundamental movements and the ancient stories behind the traditional dances and rhythms of Mali. Every class will be accompanied by live drums! Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Antoinette Mutuyimana Times: Wednesdays 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Dates: September 12 – November 14 (9 Weeks) Tuition: $135 | Drop In: $20

Focus Group (Invitation only)

Students selected by the artistic staff are invited to join this preparatory group for the Youth Ballet Company. Schedule: One 45 min class/week (after Nutcracker) Instructor: Ana Luisa Thompson-Konopka Times: Saturdays 12 PM – 1 PM Dates: December 1 – May 25 (22 weeks) Tuition: $375

Variations I (Invitation only)

Students are provided with training and coaching in some of the best known classical variations in dance. This 60 minute group class will enable each student to practice and perform variations in front of the instructor individually. Schedule: One 60 minute class/week Instructor: Ana Luisa Thompson-Konopka Times: Thursdays 5:40 – 6:40 PM Dates: September 13 – May 23 (32 Weeks) Tuition: $960

Variations II (Invitation only)

Students are provided with training and coaching in some of the best known classical variations in dance. This semiprivate 30-minute class will enable each student to practice and perform variations in front of the instructor individually. Schedule: One 30 minute class/week

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The Youth Ballet Company was created to give young, capable dancers a pre-professional experience for a professional dance lifestyle, this includes: • A rigorous schedule in dance training (up to 20 hours per week) • Attending rehearsals three to four times a week to learn numerous compositions in diverse styles of dance • Performing on stage with full energy, desire and commitment, sometimes twice in a day • Scheduled master classes with the top most master teachers throughout the country Senior Company, Tuition: $1,800 Dates: September – May (32 Weeks) Mondays 5:30 PM – 9 PM (Staff) Wednesdays 5:30 PM – 9 PM (Staff) Saturdays 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Brown) Saturdays 1 PM – 6 PM (Staff)

Junior Company, Tuition: $1,500 Dates: September – May (32 Weeks) Wednesdays 5:30 PM – 9 PM (Staff) Thursdays 7 PM – 8:30 PM (Brown) Saturdays 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Brown) Saturdays 1 PM – 6 PM (Staff) Apprentice Company, Tuition: $600 Dates: September – May (32 Weeks) Saturdays 10:30 AM – 12 PM (Thompson- Konopka) Saturdays 12:30 – 3:30 PM (after The Nutcracker)

AUDITIONS: SUN, SEPT 9 PERFORMANCES: NOV 23-25, 2018 AUDITION TIMES 9 to 11 AM, ages 13+ (bring pointe shoes if you have two+ years of training) 11:30 AM to 1 PM, ages 10 to 12 1:15 to 3 PM, ages 7 to 9 Photo: Mike Nyman

CALL BACK SESSIONS Call backs are the same day as the audition! Please plan accordingly. If you do not return for your call back, your audition will be terminated. 3:15 to 4:30 PM, ages 7 to 9 4:45 to 6 PM, ages 10 to 12 6:15 to 7:30 PM, ages 13+ Please note, audition fee of $45 (cash only) is required at the audition. Visit TheHanoverTheatre.org/auditions for additional audition information, registration and requirements. Please call Jennifer Agbay, director of dance, at 508.471.1794 for an audition reservation. In addition to rehearsals, dancers cast in the production who are not enrolled in the conservatory will be required to enroll in the 10-week Ballet Clinic listed on page 12 of this catalog.

AUDITIONS: DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED PERFORMANCES: DEC 15-23, 2018 The most up-to-date information about the auditions can be found by visiting TheHanoverTheatre.org/auditions, adult and youth roles are available. All roles require singing and some movement; some roles require dance experience. Sides for reading from the script will be available when scheduling your audition appointment.

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Youth Ballet Company Upcoming Auditions

The Youth Ballet Company is our resident youth company. The company is comprised of students between the ages of 12 and 19. Students are distinguished by Apprentice, Junior and Senior Company divisions. Only the topmost dancers are selected for this company by invitation only.


Music Offerings

(Infants-Age 5, with caregiver) Offered In partnership with Pakachoag Music School children will bounce, sing, dance, jump, drum, tap, click, wiggle and gallop their way to the development of pitch, rhythm and musical awareness! Music Together® is a music and movement curriculum based on research that shows children learn best from active caregivers and a nonperformance based musical environment. Families receive a fall session 2018 Song Collection: Fiddle songbook and CDs with the music learned in class so you can continue nurturing your child’s imaginative growth at home. Set the foundation for future musical study, or simply a great love of music. Schedule: One 45 min. class/week Instructor: Linnea Lyerly Times: Mondays 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM OR Mondays 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Dates: September 24 – November 19 Tuition $200 per 9-week session

“Music Together had an instant impact on our two year old son and his love for music and movement. He knows every song and is always asking when he can go to class again.” - Jason M.

Discounts: Families are eligible for reduced tuition when enrolling multiple children. After first child is enrolled, tuition is $125 for sibling, $50 for third child.

West African Drumming (Teens & Adults)

Presented in partnership with Crocodile River Music, students will experience African culture through music! Master drummer and West African native, Issa Coulibaly, leads this hands-on drumming class. Authentic instruments are provided for classroom use. Schedule: One 60 min. class/week Instructor: Issa Coulibaly Times: Wednesdays 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Dates: September 12 – November 14 (9 Weeks) Tuition: $135 |Drop In: $20

Private Vocal Lessons

Singing is a complex art form that requires consistent training and exercise of your instrument. Private lessons provide technique instruction and individualized training for your specific needs. Schedule: 30 or 60 minute lessons Instructor: Jane Shivick Times: Fridays & Saturdays by appointment Fees: $40 (30 min) OR $80 (60 min)

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Master Classes As a benefit of enrolling at the conservatory, students receive exclusive access to master classes with visiting artists. Please check our website for details regarding possible master classes with the following national touring Broadway productions in our 2018-2019 season.

Conservatory students participate in a ballet Master Class.

Nov 8-11 Nov 29 - Dec 2 Jan 2-6 Jan 31 - Feb 3 Mar 27-31 Apr 11-14 May 22-26

Payment may be made in full at the time of registration, or you may call the box office to arrange for two 50% payments. The Hanover Theatre Conservatory (THTC) will work with families in need of additional payment installments, but this option will incur a 5% fee.  Late or declined payments will incur an additional $20 service fee per month. If tuition is not settled by the end of the year, students will not be permitted to perform in any end of year performances.

Withdrawals & Refunds

THTC has a final sale policy for all ticket purchases, tuition payments and fees. No refunds are issued for missed classes, schedule changes, class transfers, student withdrawals or students under disciplinary action. Requests to transfer or withdraw from classes due to extenuating circumstances must be submitted in writing to the conservatory for review and consideration of revised enrollment or pro-rated tuition credits. Approved tuition credits are not guaranteed and may be used for future classes only. Tuition credits cannot be used for tickets or other merchandise. Tuition credits expire if not used by the end of the following semester.

Cancellations & Makeup Classes

Every effort is made to operate classes on regularly scheduled days and times in order to avoid cancellations. Cancellations due to weather will be listed on the homepage of the theatre’s website at TheHanoverTheatre. org. Weather-related cancellations will be limited to two makeups per class. Classes cancelled by THTC for

The Wizard of Oz ELF The Musical Finding Neverland The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical On Your Feet! Tap Dogs Waitress

other reasons will be rescheduled without limitation. If students are unable to attend the makeup date, special arrangements can be made with administration to attend another group class in that same semester. THTC reserves the right to assign substitute teachers for group or private lessons without advance notification to parents and students.

Policies

Students and parents (when applicable) must agree to The Hanover Theatre Conservatory policies and procedures in order to enroll in a class. These can be found at TheHanoverTheatre.org/conservatory.

Dress code

Theatre & Music: Please wear clothing that is comfortable to move in and free of graphics and text. No dresses or skirts, please. Remove any jewelry that may hinder movement. For some classes with a musical theatre or dance focus, dance shoes may be required. Technical Theatre & Design: Traditional technical theatre dress code requires black attire. Jewelry and loose-fitting clothing that pose a danger or hazard while working with technical and design equipment are prohibited. Dance: Proper dance attire and neatness are required for all dance classes. All dancers must have their hair secured back and away from their faces. Jewelry is not permitted. Appropriate and properly fitted footwear must be worn for each class. Additional dress codes vary by class and level. See website for details.

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Registration & Policies

Payments

Master Classes

“My favorite master class that I have taken was with Kathleen Breen Combes from the Boston Ballet. Her class was so inspiring, and the way she thought of ballet was wonderful. She really pushed me in the class, and some of the corrections and tips she gave me I use every day!” - Leland P.


Schedule at a Glance

CONSERVATORY MONDAY Music Together

Ballet Level C

Modern I

Boys Ballet

Modern Il

Pas de Deux

Level B Pointe

Ballet Level B

Creative Drama l

Teen Beginner Creative Drama ll Ballet Level A Ballet ll Playing Pre Pointe Shakespeare

Stage Makeup l Stage Makeup ll

Adult Beginner Ballet l

Adult Ballet Inter/Adv

TUESDAY

Primary Ballet ll

Primary Ballet lll

Contemporary

Stretch & Strength Primary Ballet l

YAGP Prep (Ages 9-11)

Teen Acting l

Level C Pointe

Jazz lll Lighting Design l

Teen Acting ll

Ballet Variations ll

Sound Design l

WEDNESDAY Adult Tap l Adult Tap ll

Ballet Level C

Ballet Level B

Youth Ballet Company

Beginner Pointe ll

YAGP Prep (Ages 12+)

Teen & Adult Beginner Ballet ll

West African Dance West African Drumming

Theatrical Tap l

Pre-School Dance Creative Movement

Theatrical Tap ll

Pre-Ballet

Adult Tap l

Beginner Pointe l

Intro to Technical Theatre Stage Management

Teen Beginner Ballet l

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THURSDAY

Ballet Level A

Ballet Level B

Ballet Variations l

Ballet Level C

Beginner’s Improv l Beginner’s Improv ll Teen Improv

Junior Youth Ballet Company

Fashion Couture Fashion Couture Large Form

Adult Acting l

Adult Improv Adult Acting ll

FRIDAY

Jazz l & ll Dance Improv l Dance Improv ll Musical Theatre Dance

College Audition Prep

Primary Ballet lll

Character Dance Primary Ballet ll

Ballet Level B

Ballet Level A

Pointe Level B

SATURDAY Primary Ballet l Junior Youth Ballet Company

Apprentice Youth Ballet Company Focus Group

Apprentice Youth Ballet Company Youth Ballet Company

Pre-Ballet Creative Movement Ballet Clinic

Imaginative Play Pre-School Dance

(Ages 7-10)

Folk & Fairytale Stage Combat

Fashion for Theatre Intro to Sewing

Ballet Clinic

Fashion for Theatre Sewing 101 (Ages 7-10)

Fashion for Theatre Intro to Sewing (Ages 8-16)

Fashion for Theatre Sewing 101 (Ages 8-16)

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Schedule at a Glance

ACT • SING • DANCE • DESIGN


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The Hanover Theatre Conservatory for the Performing Arts • 2018 fall semester catalog

The Hanover Conservatory 2018 fall semester catalog  
The Hanover Conservatory 2018 fall semester catalog