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EDUCATION CLASS SCHEDULE 2015-2016

SLT SIX-WEEK SESSION CLASSES

SESSION I:  September 14-October 21

SESSION II:  October 26-December 11
There will be no classes Monday, November 2 or Tuesday, November 3.
There will be no classes Wednesday, November 25-Friday, November 27.

HOLIDAY BREAK:  Springfield Little Theatre will be closed December 21-January 3.

SESSION III:  January 4-February 22
There will be no classes Monday, January 18 or Monday, February 15.

SESSION IV:  February 29-April 18
There will be no classes Monday, March 7-Monday, March 14.

SESSION V:  April 25-June 10
There will be no classes Monday, May 30.


Monday
Time4th Floor Large4th Floor Small3rd Floor Large3rd Floor SmallDowntown Church
4:00 pmPPT II--PPT Ballet II
4:00-5:20 pm
By Permission
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
PPT I--PPT Ballet I
4:00-5:20 pm
By permission
Broadway Babies
4-5 year olds
4:00-4:50 pm
PPT III--Acting III
4:00-5:20 pm
By Permission
5:00 pmPPT II--PPT Ballet II
4:00-5:20 pm
By permission
******
PPT III--PPT Ballet III
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
PPT I--PPT Ballet I
4:00-5:20 pm
By permission
******
Elementary Tap II
Ages 7 and up
5:30-6:00 pm
PPT I--Acting I
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
PPT III--Acting III
4:00-5:20 pm
By permission
******
PPT II--Acting II
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
6:00 pmPPT III--Ballet III
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
Acting II-B
9-12 year-olds
Acting Basics
9-12 year-olds
Acting II-B
Ages 9-12
Open 6-week session
PPT II--Acting II
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
7:00 pmMainstage and
Family Series Rehearsal
Mainstage and
Family Series Rehearsal
Steppin' Out
9-12 year-olds
La-Ti-Do--MT Voice
Teens
8:00 pmMainstage and
Family Series Rehearsal
Mainstage and
Family Series Rehearsal
Gotta Dance
MT Dance--Teens
Fa-So--MT Voice
9-12 year-olds
Tuesday
Time4th Floor Large4th Floor Small3rd Floor Large3rd Floor SmallDowntown ChurchBoardroom
3:30 pmLevel III
Conditioning
3:30-4:00 pm
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
PPT 1--Jazz I
3:30-4:50 pm
Private Voice or
Acting Instruction
4:00 pmY.E.S. Troupe
Ensemble
4:00-6:00 pm
Y.E.S. Troupe
Optional Split
4:00-6:00 pm
PPT 1--Jazz I
3:30-4:50 pm
Y.E.S. Troupe
Optional Split
Act/Teen
4:00-4:50 pm
5:00 pmY.E.S. Troupe
Ensemble
4:00-6:00 pm
Y.E.S. Troupe
Optional Split
4:00-6:00 pm
Y.E.S. Troupe
Dance Majors
5:00-6:00 pm
Y.E.S. Troupe
Thespians
PPT Prep--Acting
5:00-5:50 pm
By Permission
PPT 1--Script Analysis
5:00-6:15 pm
By Permission
6:00 pmPPT Prep--Ballet
6:00-6:50 pm
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
PPT III--Tap III
6:00-6:50 pm
By Permission
PPT II--Tap II
6:00-6:50 pm
By Permission
Improve
Teens and Adults
6:00-6:50 pm
PPT 1--Script Analysis
5:00-6:15 pm
By Permission
Wednesday
Time4th Floor Large4th Floor Small3rd Floor Large3rd Floor SmallDowntown Church
3:30 pmLevel I Conditioning
3:30-4:00 pm
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
4:00 pmPPT II--Ballet II
5:20 pm
By permission
Troupers in Training
4:00-5:00 pm
Young Artists
4:00-5:30 pm
Landers Kids
4:00-5:30 pm
PPT I--Acting I
4:00-5:20 pm
By permission
5:00 pmPPT II--Ballet II
4:00-5:20 pm
By permission
******
PPT I--Ballet I
5:30-6:50 pm
By Permission
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
Beginning Elementary
Tap
5:30-6:00 pm
Adult Acting
5:30-7:00pm
PPT I--Acting I
4:00-5:20 pm
By Permission
******
PPT II--Acting II
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
6:00 pmPPT I--Ballet I
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
PPT Prep--Jazz
6:00-6:50 pm
By Permission
Adult Acting
5:30-7:00pm
PPT II--Acting II
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
Thursday
Time4th Floor Large4th Floor Small3rd Floor Large3rd Floor SmallDowntown Church
3:30 pmLevel II ConditioningPrivate Voice or
Acting Coaching
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
Private Voice or
Acting Coaching
4:00 pmPPT III--Ballet III
4:00-5:20 pm
By permission
Acting II-A
6-8 year olds
4:00-4:50 pm
Broadway Bound
MT Dance
6-8 year olds
4:00-4:50 pm
PPT Prep--Acting
4:00-4:50 pm
By permission
Youth Players and
Showstoppers
4:00-6:00pm
5:00 pmPPT III--Ballet III
4:00-5:20 pm
By permission
Do-Re-Mi--Voice
6 to 8 year old
5:00-5:50 pm
PPT Prep--Tap
By permission
PPT III--Acting III
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
Youth Players and
Showstoppers
4:00-6:00pm
6:00 pmPPT Prep Ballet
6:00-6:50 pm
By permission
Story Explorers
Acting
6-8 year olds
6:00-6:50 pm
PPT I--Tap I
6:00-6:50 pm
By permission
PPT III--Acting III
5:30-6:50 pm
By permission
Dance Your Booty Off
"Dancercise"
6:00-6:50 pm
Friday
Time4th Floor Large4th Floor Small3rd Floor Large3rd Floor SmallDowntown Church
4:00 pmPPT III--Jazz III
4:00-5:15 pm
By permission
PPT II--Jazz II
4:00-5:15 pm
By permission
5:15 pmPPT II and III
5:15-6:30 pm
Performers Labortory

SIX-WEEK SESSION OPEN CLASSES

ACTING CLASSES SIX-WEEK SESSION OPEN CLASSES

STORY EXPLORERS
Acting Class for Ages 6-8
Thursdays 6:00-6:50 p.m./4th Floor Small Studio
A creative introduction to theatre.  Through the use of classic stories and improvisation, your child will learn the basic skills needed to better express his or herself on stage and off.

ACTING II-A
A second level acting class for Ages 6-8
Thursdays 4:00-4:50 p.m./4th Floor Small Studio
An acting class designed for the confident youngster who has completed introductory classes and/or workshops.

ACTING BASICS
Acting for Ages 9-12
Mondays 6:00-6:50 p.m./3rd Floor Large Studio
Always wanted to be an actor, but didn’t know where to start?  Come “play” with us in Acting Basics.  This class focuses on fun and creativity through theatre games and dramatic story-building.  Group interaction and cooperation in playing a scene will be emphasized.

ACTING II-B
A second level acting class for Ages 9-12
Mondays 6:00-6:50 p.m./4th Floor Small Studio
Designed for the student who has mastered basic acting skills through classes and/or stage experience.  This class will challenge its students to create and sustain a believable character while working with a text.  Take the next step in your study of acting!

ACT/TEEN
Acting for Teens
Tuesdays 4:00-4:50 p.m./The Downtown Church (Corner of Walnut and Jefferson, within walking distance of Springfield Little Theatre)
This class is designed to serve both the teenaged beginner and those committed young adults who are interested in advancing their acting skills.  ACT/TEEN is a supportive, engaging class where students at any level are met where they are, and challenged with monologues, scene work, and improvisation.

ADULT ACTING
Acting for Mature Teens/Adults
Wednesdays 5:30-6:50 p.m./3rd Floor Small Studio
Learn the basics of voice, movement, and character, in a no-stress, supportive environment, or brush up your chops after some time away from the stage. Nothing to prepare – practice with “cold readings” and monologues provided by the instructor. This is your chance to leave “the real world” behind!


DANCE CLASSES SIX-WEEK SESSION OPEN CLASSES

BROADWAY BOUND
Musical Theatre Dance for Ages 6-8
Thursdays 4:00-4:50 p.m./3rd Floor Large Studio
In addition to learning fundamental dance steps, students will have the opportunity to perform repertory from popular children’s musicals.  What a wonderful way to prepare for that next dance audition!

STEPPIN’ OUT
Musical Theatre Dance for Ages 9-12
Mondays 7:00-7:50 p.m./3rd Floor Large Studio
Learn to dance while enjoying both classic and contemporary show-tunes.  Expand your dance vocabulary; improve your technique; and develop your performance skills!

BEGINNING ELEMENTARY TAP DANCING
Beginning Tap Dancing for Ages 7 and Up
Wednesdays 5:30-6:00 p.m./3rd Floor Large Studio

ELEMENTARY TAP II
For Elementary Aged Students with Prior Tap Training
Mondays 5:30-6:00 p.m./3rd Floor Large Studio

GOTTA DANCE
Musical Theatre Dance for Teens
Mondays 8:00-8:50 p.m./3rd Floor Large Studio
Back by popular demand, this class is high energy, fun-spirited and a terrific workout!  GOTTA DANCE features warm-ups, floor work, and musical theatre repertoire.


VOICE CLASSES SIX-WEEK SESSION OPEN CLASSES

DO-RE-MI
Musical Theatre Voice for Ages 6-8
Thursdays 5:00-5:50 p.m./4th Floor Small Studio
Learn the basics of proper singing technique, how to sell a song, and how to give an impressive audition.

FA-SO
Musical Theatre Voice for Ages 9-12
Mondays 8:00-8:50 p.m./3rd Floor Small Studio
Develop your vocal skills in the comfort of a group setting and gain confidence for that next audition.

LA-TI-DO
Musical Theatre Voice for Ages 13-18
Mondays 7:00-7:50 p.m./3rd Floor Small Studio
Improve your vocal skills while performing music written for the theatrical stage.  Learn how to use your voice correctly while singing as a character and present your best in an audition.


OTHER SIX-WEEK SESSION OPEN CLASSES

BROADWAY BABIES
Musical Theatre for Ages 4-5
Mondays 4:00-4:50 p.m./3rd Floor Small Studio
An exciting exploration of “play acting” for the very young child.  This class encourages your child to have confidence in his or her ideas and abilities, develop concentration skills, and learn to work with others.  Combines acting, singing, and movement.

IMPROV FOR TEENS AND ADULTS
Tuesdays 6:00-6:50 p.m./The Downtown Church
Whose line is it anyway?

DANCE YOUR BOOTY OFF
Thursdays 6:00-6:50 p.m./The Downtown Church
Aerobic “dancercise” for students of all ages and levels of experience.  Simply designed to be fun and get the heart rate up!


OBSERVATION

The last half of the last day of a 6-week open session SLT Education Class is set aside as an opportunity for students to informally share some of what they’ve learned during the six-week session.  Family and friends are invited to attend the demonstrations to enjoy the process that is theatre education.  On the final day of the session, students are asked to arrive at the regular start time and parents are invited in to watch the last twenty minutes.


SLT Classes will not meet when Springfield Public Schools are cancelled by the district for inclement weather.  Please check springfieldlittletheatre.org or the Springfield Little Theatre Facebook Page for updates.


SLT SIX-WEEK SESSION CLASSES

SESSION I:  September 14-October 21

SESSION II:  October 26-December 11
There will be no classes Monday, November 2 or Tuesday, November 3.
There will be no classes Wednesday, November 25-Friday, November 27.

HOLIDAY BREAK:  Springfield Little Theatre will be closed December 21-January 3.

SESSION III:  January 4-February 22
There will be no classes Monday, January 18 or Monday, February 15.

SESSION IV:  February 29-April 18
There will be no classes Monday, March 7-Monday, March 14.

SESSION V:  April 25-June 10
There will be no classes Monday, May 30.


TUITION:

$60 for one Open 6-Week session of classes

$110 for two courses in one Open 6-Week session of classes

$150 for three courses in one Open 6-week session of classes

$180 for unlimited courses for one student in one Open 6-week session of classes

(Pre-Professional Track, Pre-Professional Prep, and Troupe Tuition rates differ.)


T-SHIRTS

Springfield Little Theatre ACTOR IN TRAINING T-shirts may be purchased for $15.00 at the time of registration.  All proceeds from the sale of these shirts go to the SLT scholarship fund.  Shirts will be delivered to students by the fourth week of the session.


CLASS REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND POLICIES

Registration Procedure:  Pre-registration is required.  You may register by phone or mail.  To register by phone call 417-869-3869 x15.  To register by mail, complete the Registration Form on the back page and mail to:  Springfield Little Theatre, 311 East Walnut, Springfield, MO 65806, Attention: Andy or FAX to 417-869-4047, Attention: Andy.

Enrollment Deadline:  One week prior to the start of the class session.

Payment:  Class fees must accompany registration form.  Full payment by check or credit card is required in order to secure your space in the class.

Class Confirmation:  Within one week after registration, you will receive an e-mail (or a postcard if preferable) confirming your place in class.

Cancellation Policy:  We want all students enrolled in the SLT Education Program to be satisfied with their experience.  If, after attending the first day of class, you decide you no longer wish to participate, we will refund your tuition (minus a $15 registration fee).  After the second day of class, no tuition or enrollment adjustments will be made.

Cancellation by SLT:  We reserve the right to cancel class if enrollment is insufficient.  Any tuition paid will be refunded in full.

Tuition:  $60 per open six-week session (one course).  $110 for two complete courses in one open six-week session.  $150 for three complete courses in one open six-week session.  $180 for unlimited courses for one student enrolled in one open six-week session.

Sibling rate:  $110 total for two children in one open 6-week session course each.  $180 total for two children in two open 6-week session courses each.  $220 total for two children in three open 6-week session courses each.  $250 for 2 children in unlimited courses during one open six-week session.


SUGGESTIONS

Wow!  There’s a lot to take in on the SLT 6-Week Open Session Education Class Schedule!  For an easy reference, see below!  Please note that several of our classes are scheduled so that you can conveniently pair them with other offerings on the same evenings.  Remember—Great Musical Theatre performers are triple threats!

Ages 4-5
Broadway Babies Mondays at 4:00

Age 6-8
Musical Theatre Dance Thursdays at 4:00
Acting II-A Thursdays at 4:00
Do-Re-Mi Thursdays at 5:00
Acting Thursdays at 6:00
Beginning Tap Wednesdays 5:30-6:00

Age 9-12
Acting Mondays at 6:00; Acting II-B Mondays at 6:00
Musical Theatre Dance Mondays at 7:00
Voice Mondays at 8:00
Beginning Tap Wednesdays 5:30-6:00

Teens
Voice Mondays at 7:00
Musical Theatre Dance Mondays at 8:00
Acting Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.
Improv Tuesdays at 6:00

Adults
Improvisation Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Acting Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.
Dance Your Booty Off Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.


If you’re interested in becoming more involved, please consult with one of our Education Directors on the best “next step” for you!  Call 869-3869 x15, x11, or x21.

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