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SPRINGFIELD LITTLE THEATRE

EDUCATION CLASS SCHEDULE 2013-2014

MONDAY

SLT Studio A
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio B
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio C
(3rd Floor)

SLT Studio D
(3rd Floor)

4:00-4:50

Gotta Dance
Teens

Acting Basics
Acting 11-B
Ages 9-12

MT Voice
Ages 6-8
Do-Re-Mi

MT Pre-Professional Track – TBA
By application only

5:00-5:50

MT Dance
Ages 9-12
Steppin’ Out

Acting
Acting II-A
Ages 6-8

MT Voice
Teens
La-Ti-Do

MT Pre-Professional Track – TBA
By application only

6:00-6:50

MT Pre-Professional Track – TBA
By application only

Act Teen
Ages 13-18

MT Voice
Ages 9-12
Fa-So

MT Dance
Ages 6-8
Broadway Bound

 
TUESDAY

SLT Studio A
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio B
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio C
(3rd Floor)

SLT Studio D
(3rd Floor)

 
4:00-5:00

J.V. Troupe
By Audition Only

Y.E.S. Troupe
By Audition Only

5:00-6:00

Y.E.S. Troupe
By Audition Only

J.V. Troupe
By Audition Only

6:00-6:50

Rehearsal

Intermediate Tap Dancing
Teens, Adults or PPTrack

7:00-7:50

Rehearsal

8:00-8:50

Rehearsal

7:45-9
Adult Acting
Teens and Adults

 
WEDNESDAY

SLT Studio A
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio B
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio C
(3rd Floor)

SLT Studio D
(3rd Floor)

4:00-5:00

MT Pre-Professional Track

Landers Kids
By Audition Only

Troupers In Training
By Audition Only

 Young Artists
By Audition Only
5:00-5:30

MT Pre-Professional Track

Landers Kids
By Audition Only

Young Artists
By Audition Only

5:30-6:00

MT Pre-Professional Track

Elementary Tap
Age 8-12

6:00-6:50  Ballet
Age 8-12
 MT Pre-Professional Track
 
THURSDAY

SLT Studio A
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio B
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio C
(3rd Floor)

SLT Studio D
(3rd Floor)

 
4:00-5:00

Youth Players
By Audition Only

Showstoppers
By Audition Only

5:00-6:00

Showstoppers
By Audition Only

Youth Players
By Audition Only

6:00-6:50  Broadway Babies
Ages 4-5

Beginning Tap Dance
Teens, Adults or PPTrack

 
 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY

SLT Studio A
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio B
(4th Floor)

SLT Studio C
(3rd Floor)

SLT Studio D
(3rd Floor)

4:00-5:30  MT Pre-Professional Track
 
ACTING CLASSES

STORY EXPLORERS

Acting Class for Ages 6-8

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.

Monday/5:00-5:50 p.m./SLT Studio B

 

ACTING II-A

A second level acting class for Ages 6-8

An acting class designed for the confident youngster who has completed introductory classes and/or workshops.

Monday/5:00-5:50 p.m./SLT Studio B

 

ACTING BASICS

Acting for Ages 9-12

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.

Monday/4:00-4:50 p.m./SLT Studio B

 

ACTING II-B

A second level acting class for Ages 9-12

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!

Monday/4:00-4:50 p.m./SLT Studio B

 

ACT/TEEN

Acting for Teens

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.

Monday/6:00-6:50 p.m./SLT Studio B

 

ADULT ACTING

Acting for Mature Teens/Adults

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!

Tuesday/7:45-9:00 p.m./SLT Studio C

 

ADULT ACTING II

A second level acting class for Mature Teens and Adults

Ready to test your acting chops? Dive into serious scene study and begin to build full-fledged characters. The course will sample a variety of acting techniques and schools of thought. Previous experience in SLT workshops or productions recommended.

Not offered this session

 

INTRO TO SHAKESPEARE

Teens and Adults

Break into the Bard with this fast-paced, energetic class. Tackle classic scenes and speeches with confidence. Harness the power of Shakespeare’s words, bringing timeless stories to life.

Not offered this session

 

DANCE CLASSES

BROADWAY BOUND

Musical Theatre Dance for Ages 6-8

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!

Monday/6:00-6:50 p.m./SLT Studio D

 

TAP DANCING

Ages 6-8

Tuesday/6:00-6:50 p.m./SLT Studio D

Not offered this session

 

STEPPIN’ OUT

Musical Theatre Dance for Ages 9-12

Learn to dance while enjoying both classic and contemporary show-tunes.  Expand your dance vocabulary; improve your technique; and develop your performance skills!

Monday/5:00-5:50 p.m./SLT Studio A

 

ELEMENTARY TAP DANCING

Ages 8 and Up

Wednesday/5:30-6:00 p.m./SLT Studio D

 

GOTTA DANCE

Musical Theatre Dance for Teens

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 repertory.

Monday/4:00-4:50 p.m./SLT Studio A

 

INTERMEDIATE TAP DANCING

Teens and Adults or Professional Track

Tuesday/6:00-6:50 p.m./SLT Studio D

 

BALLET

Ballet classes at Springfield Little Theatre are designed to provide a foundation in classical technique for the musical theatre student or aspiring young theatre professional.

Ballet for Ages 8-12

Wednesday/6:00-6:50 p.m./SLT Studio A

 

VOICE CLASSES

DO-RE-MI

Musical Theatre Voice for Ages 6-8

Learn the basics of proper singing technique, how to sell a song, and how to give an impressive audition.

Monday/4:00-4:50 p.m./SLT Studio C

 

FA-SO

Musical Theatre Voice for Ages 9-12

Develop your vocal skills in the comfort of a group setting and gain confidence for that next audition.

Monday/6:00-6:50 p.m./SLT Studio C

 

LA-TI-DO

Musical Theatre Voice for Ages 13-18

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.

Monday/5:00-5:50 p.m./SLT Studio C

 

OTHER CLASSES

BROADWAY BABIES

Musical Theatre for Ages 4-5

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.

Thursday/6:00-6:50 p.m./SLT Studio D 

 

OBSERVATION

The last half of the last day of a 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 out of session for inclement weather.

SESSION I:  September 9, 2013-October 19, 2013

SESSION II:  October 21, 2013-December 7, 2013

Session II Monday and Tuesday classes will conclude November 25 and 26.

Session II Classes will not be held Wednesday-Saturday, November 27-30 in celebration of Thanksgiving.

Session II makeup classes will be held Wednesday, December 4-Saturday, December 7.

SESSION III:  January 6, 2014-February 15, 2014

SESSION IV:  February 24, 2014-April 12, 2014

Session IV Classes will not be held March 10-15.

SESSION V:  April 14, 2014-May 24, 2014

 

TUITION:

$60 for one six-week session of classes

$110 for two courses in a six-week session of classes

$150 for three courses in a six-week session of classes

$180 for unlimited courses for one child in a six-week session of classes

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 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 x21.  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: Lorianne or FAX to 417-869-4047, Attention: Lorianne.

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 a postcard 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 six-week session (one course).  $110 for two complete courses in a six-week session.  $150 for three complete courses in a six-week session.  $180 for unlimited courses for one child enrolled in one six-week session.

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

Inclement Weather:  SLT will not hold regular education classes on days that Springfield Public Schools are out of session due to weather.  Make-up classes will be scheduled for the week immediately following the last week of a session if time permits in the calendar.

 

SUGGESTIONS

Wow!  There’s a lot to take in on the SLT 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
Thursdays—Broadway Babies at 6:00

Age 6-8
Mondays—Voice at 4:00, Acting I or II at 5:00, Musical Theatre Dance at 6:00

Age 9-12
Mondays—Acting I or II at 4:00, Musical Theatre Dance at 5:00, Voice at 6:00
Wednesdays—Tap at 5:30, Ballet at 6:00

Teens
Mondays—Musical Theatre Dance at 4:00, Voice at 5:00, Acting at 6:00

Adults
Mondays—Musical Theatre Dance at 4:00
Tuesdays—Acting I at 7:30

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