The Artisan Academy

2019 SPRING CLASSES


 

Be instructed by professional actors still working in the business! Receive training in singing, dancing and acting from Broadway actors and University professors, then have the opportunity to showcase these new talents at the end of camp!

 

 

APPLY YOUR DISCOUNTS!

 

SIBLING DISCOUNT (Second child from same family) – SAVE $50!

*SIBLING AND MULTI-CLASS DISCOUNTS DO NOT APPLY TO MASTERCLASSES AND VOICE LESSONS*

 

MULTI-CLASS DISCOUNT (On each additional class) – SAVE $25!

 

PAY IN FULL DISCOUNT (Pay in full upon registration and enrollment and receive 20% discount on tuition) – SAVE 20%
AVAILABLE ONLY until Dec. 1st Early Bird Deadline!

*PAY IN FULL DISCOUNT DOES NOT APPLY TO PRIVATE LESSONS*

 

 

Check out Bios of our Instructors, Directors, and Choreographers
for these Fantastic Classes!

 

 

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View Spring 2019 Classes

 

 

Important Dates


 

  • 2019 Spring Semester begins January 14
  • NO CLASS January 21 (MLK Day, school holiday)
  • NO CLASS February 18 (President's Day, school holiday)
  • NO CLASS March 11–March 15 (Spring Break)
  • NO CLASS April 19 (Good Friday, school holiday)
  • Final Class Demonstrations: April 29–May 3

 

 

 

Acting Classes


 

ACTING FOR TEENS

Mondays, 4:30pm–5:25pm
Ages: 12–18
Instructor: Natalie Burkhart
Second Stage

 

This class covers the theory and practice of the actor's craft and dramatic arts techniques. This course is designed to assist the pre-professional in improvisational exercises (verbal and nonverbal), in sensory awareness, observation, concentration, listening, and response skills. This will assist with preparing individual and group dramatic presentation techniques for the pre-professional.

 

 

CLASS ACT JR.

Tuesdays, 5pm–5:55pm
Ages: 5–7
Instructor: Jessica Cope
Second Stage

 

Learn the basic skills, fundamental to success in acting, including improvisation, skills in voice and movement, listening and reacting, and scene work.

 

 

CLASS ACT

Tuesdays, 6pm–6:55pm
Ages: 8–11
Instructor: Jessica Cope
Second Stage

 

Learn the basic skills, fundamental to success in acting, including improvisation, skills in voice and movement, listening and reacting, and scene work.

 

 

Semester Tuition: $300, or $240 if paid in full upon enrollment (or $150 deposit and four monthly payments of $37.50).
*$50 registration fee waived if enrolled and paid deposit by December 1st, 2018!

 

**Private Acting lessons (Monologue Coaching/Audition Prep/College Prep) with Cody Walker – See below for details**

 

 

 

Musical Theatre


 

MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE (acting through song)

Thursdays, 4pm–4:55pm
Ages: 12+
Instructor: Cody Walker
Upper Bellaire

 

Musical Theatre Performance is a performance course that could also be called acting through song. In this class, we synthesize vocal technique and acting and movement/gesture to create an overall performance of a song as used in an audition or performance setting.

 

 

BROADWAY BOUND

Mondays, 6pm–6:55pm
Ages: 8–11
Instructor: Valerie Walker
Upper Bellaire

 

Learn the basic skills, fundamental to success in musical theatre, of acting, singing and dancing in an ensemble.

 

 

BROADWAY BOUND JR.

Mondays, 5pm–5:55pm
Ages: 5–7
Instructor: Valerie Walker
Upper Bellaire

 

Learn the basic skills, fundamental to success in musical theatre, of acting, singing and dancing in an ensemble.

 

 

Semester Tuition: $300, or $240 if paid in full upon enrollment (or $150 deposit and four monthly payments of $37.50). 
​*
$50 registration fee waived if enrolled and paid deposit by December 1st, 2018

 

 

 

Dance


 

PRE-K KRE8IVE MOVEMENT

Fridays, 11am–11:55am
Ages: 3–5 (pre-K)
Instructor: Jenn Leyva
Upper Bellaire

 

Get comfortable moving in a class setting and discover the different ways your body can work to communicate mood and energy! Get creative and develop your rhythm all at the same time!

 

 

BALLET & MODERN

Tuesdays, 5pm–5:55pm
Ages: 8–18
Instructor: Jenn Leyva
Upper Bellaire

 

Students will be immersed in a kinesthetic study of ballet and modern dancing. Students will become familiar with the techniques and terminology required to perform ballet and modern choreography. Through this study, students will have a base of technique that is directly applicable in all dance genres, as well as better strength and posture used in all performance arts.

 

 

ADULT BROADWAY DANCE

Fridays, 10am–10:55am
Ages: 18+
Instructor: Jenn Leyva
Upper Bellaire

 

Always wanted to take a dance class again? Tired of the same boring exercise routines and exhausting, boring workout classes? Come have fun dancing, learn fun combinations to your favorite showtunes and pop/rock songs, review your technique and burn some calories at the same time!

 

 

BOYS TURNS & TECHNIQUE

Wednesdays, 5pm–6:25pm
Ages: 13+
Instructor: Cody Walker
Upper Bellaire

 

Come drill your technique with this course focused on studying the techniques used in ballet and jazz. Students will become familiar with the techniques and terminology, as well as develop more strength and flexibility. Through this study, students will have a base of technique that is directly applicable to all dance genres.

 

 

Semester Tuition: $425, or $340 if paid in full upon enrollment (or $212.50 deposit and four monthly payments of $53.13). 
​*$50 registration fee waived if enrolled and paid deposit by December 1st, 2018!

 

 

BROADWAY JAZZ & TAP

Level 1: Tuesdays, 6pm–6:55pm (Upper Bellaire)
Ages: 7–17
Instructor: Jennifer Leyva

 

Level 2: Thursdays, 5:30pm–6:25pm (Upper Bellaire)
Ages: 12–18
Instructor: Chanie Thomas

 

Students will be immersed in a kinesthetic study of jazz and tap dance. Students will become familiar with the different techniques and styles used in jazz dancing. They will also study rhythmic footwork to contemporary music. Students will learn the fundamentals used in America's rhythmic folk dances, including tap dancing. We will work to create clean sounds and fantastic rhythms with fun movement, all to great music.

 

 

Semester Tuition: $300, or $240 if paid in full upon enrollment (or $150 deposit and four monthly payments of $37.50). 
​*$50 registration fee waived if enrolled and paid deposit by December 1st, 2018!

 

**Private Dance lessons with Cody & Valerie Walker – See below for details**

 

 

 

Production Classes


 

Ever want to be in a musical production, but can't commit to rehearsals every night for weeks or even months? Ever want to try being in a show, but wanted to do a lighter version of a musical? This is the class for you! Meet once per week to take part and rehearse a cut version (mini-musical) and perform your production at the end of the semester on our stage!

 

 

PROJECT BROADWAY FOR TEENS – MARY POPPINS

Mondays, 5:30–6:55pm
Ages: 12–18
Directors: Natalie Burkhart, Jennifer Leyva, Noël Clark
Second Stage

 

 

PROJECT BROADWAY JR. – CINDERELLA

Wednesdays, 5:30pm–6:55pm
Ages: 6–11
Directors: Jessica Cope, Chanie Thomas, Noël Clark
Main Stage

 

 

PROJECT BROADWAY FOR HOMESCHOOL – ANNIE JR.

Wednesdays, 1pm–2:25pm
Ages: 8–16
Directors: Noël Clark
Upper Bellaire

 

 

Semester Tuition: $425, or $340 if paid in full upon enrollment (or $212.50 deposit and four monthly payments of $53.13). 
​*$50 registration fee waived if enrolled and paid deposit by December 1st, 2018!

 

 

 

Private Voice, Dance, Acting & Piano Lessons


 

Instructors: Noël Clark (Voice & Piano), Cody Walker (Voice & Acting & Dance), Valerie Walker (Dance & Voice), Hayden Cawood (Piano & Voice)

 

VOICE, ACTING or DANCE with CODY

1-hour lessons with Cody – Semester tuition: $1,125 in full or $562.50 deposit, plus four monthly payments of $140.63. Drop in rates: $75/hour (lesson)

 

30-minute lessons with Cody – Semester tuition: $675 in full or $337.50 deposit, plus four monthly payments of $84.38. Drop in rates: $45/30-minute lesson.

 

 

VOICE or DANCE with VALERIE

1-hour lessons with Valerie – Semester tuition: $900 in full or $450 deposit, plus four monthly payments of $112.50. Drop in rates: $60/hour (lesson)

 

30-minute lessons with Valerie – Semester tuition: $525 in full or $262.50 deposit, plus four monthly payments of $65.63. Drop in rates: $35/30-minute lesson.

 

 

VOICE with NOËL

1-hour lessons with Noël – Semester tuition: $900 in full or $450 deposit, plus four monthly payments of $112.50. Drop in rates: $60/hour (lesson)

 

30-minute lessons with Noël – Semester tuition: $525 in full or $262.50 deposit, plus four monthly payments of $65.63. Drop in rates: $35/30-minute lesson.

 

 

PIANO with NOËL

30-minute lessons with Noël – Semester tuition: $450 in full or $225 deposit, plus four monthly payments of $56.25. Drop in rates: $30/30-minute lesson.

 

 

VOICE or PIANO with HAYDEN

Pricing TBD.

 

 

The semester of piano and voice instruction culminates in a combined recital for family and friends!