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Artisan Academy

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Creating outstanding performers and professional young adults through a rigorous and challenging curriculum, that prepares young people to compete and excel in the professional theatrical world.

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NOW ENROLLING: Spring 2022 Classes
Spring Semester: Jan. 10 - May 7, 2022

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Important Dates for Academy Students

NO CLASS: Thanksgiving Week. November 22 - 26

NO CLASS: MLK Day/School Holiday. Jan 17

NO CLASS: President’s Day/School Holiday. February 21

NO CLASS: Spring Break. March 14 - 18

NO CLASS: Good Friday/School Holiday. April 15

Final Class Demonstrations the last week of class

TUITION:

Spring Semester: Jan. 10 - May 7, 2022
Semester runs 16 weeks

Tuition: $325 per semester

DISCOUNTS:

SIBLING DISCOUNT - Second child from same family - SAVE $25
MULTI-CLASS DISCOUNT - Enroll in at least 3 classes - SAVE $25 (on 3rd class)
Discounts do not apply to MASTERCLASSES and/or PRIVATE LESSONS

PRIVATE LESSONS:

Does your performing artist need one-on-one teaching and coaching? We have private lessons available for Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance, Film, and Production!

Classes for all levels

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LEVEL I

Our level one students are beginners in the performing arts, or new to our academy.

Acting
Musical Theater
Dance
Film
Production

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LEVEL II

Our level two students have completed Level I or received instructor approval

Acting
Musical Theater
Dance
Film
Production

Our Happy Families

"Well structured Theater Arts program and class, and wonderful Community Theater performances."

- Margarette M

"Our daughter had a very positive overall experience with the classes she took here, and as a family, we have enjoyed watching many of the productions."

- Louisse B

"The kids put on a brilliant performance! I found myself laughing so much at their humor that I left with my face sore from smiling!"

- Chris C

Level One Classes : Beginners

ACTING I

ACTING I: Connecting with an Audience
Tuesdays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Jordan Thomas
Second Stage

This course serves as an in-depth introduction to the craft of acting. All students will be introduced to beginning acting techniques to develop, define, and practice the artistic expression with technical proficiency. Students will learn to use the voice and body as instruments of self-expression and communication in performance and will develop their mental, physical and vocal flexibility. Students will be challenged to expand their expressive potential as they exercise body, voice and imagination through improvisation, acting with words, acting without words, ensemble work, characterization, experimentation, acting exercises, and monologues.

ACTING I: Connecting with an Audience
Tuesdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Tron Sutton
Second Stage

This course serves as an in-depth introduction to the craft of acting. All students will be introduced to beginning acting techniques to develop, define, and practice the artistic expression with technical proficiency. Students will learn to use the voice and body as instruments of self-expression and communication in performance and will develop their mental, physical and vocal flexibility. Students will be challenged to expand their expressive potential as they exercise body, voice and imagination through improvisation, acting with words, acting without words, ensemble work, characterization, experimentation, acting exercises, and monologues.

Level One Classes : Beginners

ACTING I

ACTING I: Connecting with an Audience
Tuesdays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Jordan Thomas
Second Stage

This course serves as an in-depth introduction to the craft of acting. All students will be introduced to beginning acting techniques to develop, define, and practice the artistic expression with technical proficiency. Students will learn to use the voice and body as instruments of self-expression and communication in performance and will develop their mental, physical and vocal flexibility. Students will be challenged to expand their expressive potential as they exercise body, voice and imagination through improvisation, acting with words, acting without words, ensemble work, characterization, experimentation, acting exercises, and monologues.

ACTING I: Connecting with an Audience
Tuesdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Tron Sutton
Second Stage

This course serves as an in-depth introduction to the craft of acting. All students will be introduced to beginning acting techniques to develop, define, and practice the artistic expression with technical proficiency. Students will learn to use the voice and body as instruments of self-expression and communication in performance and will develop their mental, physical and vocal flexibility. Students will be challenged to expand their expressive potential as they exercise body, voice and imagination through improvisation, acting with words, acting without words, ensemble work, characterization, experimentation, acting exercises, and monologues.

MUSICAL THEATER I

MUSICAL THEATRE I
Tuesdays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Maddison Brandley
Rehearsal Hall

Provides basic knowledge about the voice and the application of healthy singing while maintaining the physicality and expressiveness required of the body while acting. Provides the basic elements of preparing and acting in a stage musical.

MUSICAL THEATRE I
Tuesdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 9-12
Instructor: Maddison Brandley
Rehearsal Hall

Provides basic knowledge about the voice and the application of healthy singing while maintaining the physicality and expressiveness required of the body while acting. Provides the basic elements of preparing and acting in a stage musical.

MUSICAL THEATER I

MUSICAL THEATRE I
Tuesdays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Maddison Brandley
Rehearsal Hall

Provides basic knowledge about the voice and the application of healthy singing while maintaining the physicality and expressiveness required of the body while acting. Provides the basic elements of preparing and acting in a stage musical.

MUSICAL THEATRE I
Tuesdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 9-12
Instructor: Maddison Brandley
Rehearsal Hall

Provides basic knowledge about the voice and the application of healthy singing while maintaining the physicality and expressiveness required of the body while acting. Provides the basic elements of preparing and acting in a stage musical.

DANCE I

DANCE TAP I
Thursdays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Camille Russo
Rehearsal Hall

This course is designed to build the fundamental skills of American tap dance. Students will learn and refine the underlying foundations of tap dance techniques and terminology and continue to develop a greater understanding of both classic and rhythm tap dance. While learning to achieve greater clarity of sound and development of enhanced dynamics, tone and shading, students will gain a greater awareness of the range of steps and sounds within tap dance technique.

DANCE TAP I
Thursdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Camille Russo
Rehersal Hall

This course is designed to build the fundamental skills of American tap dance. Students will learn and refine the underlying foundations of tap dance techniques and terminology and continue to develop a greater understanding of both classic and rhythm tap dance. While learning to achieve greater clarity of sound and development of enhanced dynamics, tone and shading, students will gain a greater awareness of the range of steps and sounds within tap dance technique.

DANCE I

DANCE TAP I
Thursdays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Camille Russo
Rehearsal Hall

This course is designed to build the fundamental skills of American tap dance. Students will learn and refine the underlying foundations of tap dance techniques and terminology and continue to develop a greater understanding of both classic and rhythm tap dance. While learning to achieve greater clarity of sound and development of enhanced dynamics, tone and shading, students will gain a greater awareness of the range of steps and sounds within tap dance technique.

DANCE TAP I
Thursdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Camille Russo
Rehersal Hall

This course is designed to build the fundamental skills of American tap dance. Students will learn and refine the underlying foundations of tap dance techniques and terminology and continue to develop a greater understanding of both classic and rhythm tap dance. While learning to achieve greater clarity of sound and development of enhanced dynamics, tone and shading, students will gain a greater awareness of the range of steps and sounds within tap dance technique.

FILM & PRODUCTION I

FILM ACTING: SCENE ONE, TAKE ONE
Thursdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: CG Wong
Second Stage

In this course actors with primarily stage experience will learn the fundamentals of crafting a performance for film and television. Students will focus on acting technique, working in front of the camera, and understanding their type. This course will build the foundation necessary to begin working in future film, television, and web-based video content.

PERFORMANCE CLASS: Moana Jr.
Saturdays @ 3:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 6-17
Instructor: TBD
Second Stage

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!

FILM & PRODUCTION I

FILM ACTING: SCENE ONE, TAKE ONE
Thursdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: CG Wong
Second Stage

In this course actors with primarily stage experience will learn the fundamentals of crafting a performance for film and television. Students will focus on acting technique, working in front of the camera, and understanding their type. This course will build the foundation necessary to begin working in future film, television, and web-based video content.

PERFORMANCE CLASS: Moana Jr.
Saturdays @ 3:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 6-17
Instructor: TBD
Second Stage

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!

Level Two Classes : Prerequisite: Completion of Level I or Instructor Approval

ACTING II

ACTING II: Building a Better Actor
Mondays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Tron Sutton
Second Stage

This is a continuation of the acting skills development begun in Acting I. The course examines the fundamentals of the acting process through exercises and scene study de­signed to strengthen such skills as trust, relaxation, listening, imagination, concentration, ensemble, and observation. Upon completion of this course students will have a solid grounding in the fundamentals of acting and will be able to apply and demonstrate this knowledge in performance.

ACTING II: Building a Better Actor
Mondays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Tron Sutton
Second Stage

This is a continuation of the acting skills development begun in Acting I. The course examines the fundamentals of the acting process through exercises and scene study de­signed to strengthen such skills as trust, relaxation, listening, imagination, concentration, ensemble, and observation. Upon completion of this course students will have a solid grounding in the fundamentals of acting and will be able to apply and demonstrate this knowledge in performance.

Level Two Classes : Prerequisite: Completion of Level I or Instructor Approval

ACTING II

ACTING II: Building a Better Actor
Mondays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Tron Sutton
Second Stage

This is a continuation of the acting skills development begun in Acting I. The course examines the fundamentals of the acting process through exercises and scene study de­signed to strengthen such skills as trust, relaxation, listening, imagination, concentration, ensemble, and observation. Upon completion of this course students will have a solid grounding in the fundamentals of acting and will be able to apply and demonstrate this knowledge in performance.

ACTING II: Building a Better Actor
Mondays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Tron Sutton
Second Stage

This is a continuation of the acting skills development begun in Acting I. The course examines the fundamentals of the acting process through exercises and scene study de­signed to strengthen such skills as trust, relaxation, listening, imagination, concentration, ensemble, and observation. Upon completion of this course students will have a solid grounding in the fundamentals of acting and will be able to apply and demonstrate this knowledge in performance.

MUSICAL THEATER II

MUSICAL THEATRE II
Mondays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Maddison Brandley
Rehearsal Hall

MUSICAL THEATRE II
Mondays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor:
Maddison Brandley
Rehearsal Hall

MUSICAL THEATER II

MUSICAL THEATRE II
Mondays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Maddison Brandley
Rehearsal Hall

MUSICAL THEATRE II
Mondays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor:
Maddison Brandley
Rehearsal Hall

DANCE II

DANCE II (TBA)
Wednesdays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: TBA
Rehearsal Hall

DANCE II (TBA)
Wednesdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: TBA
Rehearsal Hall

DANCE II

DANCE II (TBA)
Wednesdays @ 4:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: TBA
Rehearsal Hall

DANCE II (TBA)
Wednesdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: TBA
Rehearsal Hall

FILM II

FILM ACTING II: Actor Incorporated
Wednesdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: CG Wong
Second Stage

Building off the fundamentals learned in Scene One, Take One – Acting for Film & Television, this advanced course will continue your screen acting journey by showing you how to begin building a professional career in the film and television industry. In addition to your film acting training, you will learn how to build your acting resume, your reel, getting the right headshots, preparing for film, TV, and commercial auditions and how to take control of your own career by creating your own content.

THAT DRAMA LIFE: FILM MASTERCLASS
Wednesdays @ 6:30 - 9:30pm
Ages: 13-17 *by audition only
Instructor: CG Wong
Second Stage

This ground-breaking new master class is unlike anything that’s ever been offered before. Available only by audition or invitation, this hand-picked group of actors will have the opportunity to learn all facets of creating a television-style series. Building upon the success of season one of the YouTube series That Drama Life, actors in this master class will be given the opportunity to join “The Squad” and learn how to write, produce, shoot, and distribute a weekly episodic series. Actors in this master class will not only learn to hone and refine their film acting skills, but also acquire behind-the-camera knowledge about sound, camera, lights, and so much more. Students who successfully complete this master class will be ready to work on a professional set in the lucrative and exciting world of film and television.

FILM II

FILM ACTING II: Actor Incorporated
Wednesdays @ 5:30 - 6:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: CG Wong
Second Stage

Building off the fundamentals learned in Scene One, Take One – Acting for Film & Television, this advanced course will continue your screen acting journey by showing you how to begin building a professional career in the film and television industry. In addition to your film acting training, you will learn how to build your acting resume, your reel, getting the right headshots, preparing for film, TV, and commercial auditions and how to take control of your own career by creating your own content.

THAT DRAMA LIFE: FILM MASTERCLASS
Wednesdays @ 6:30 - 9:30pm
Ages: 13-17 *by audition only
Instructor: CG Wong
Second Stage

This ground-breaking new master class is unlike anything that’s ever been offered before. Available only by audition or invitation, this hand-picked group of actors will have the opportunity to learn all facets of creating a television-style series. Building upon the success of season one of the YouTube series That Drama Life, actors in this master class will be given the opportunity to join “The Squad” and learn how to write, produce, shoot, and distribute a weekly episodic series. Actors in this master class will not only learn to hone and refine their film acting skills, but also acquire behind-the-camera knowledge about sound, camera, lights, and so much more. Students who successfully complete this master class will be ready to work on a professional set in the lucrative and exciting world of film and television.

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