(4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Road Atlanta GA 30342)
St James Methodist Church is positioned on the border of North Buckhead and Brookhaven at the corner of Peachtree Dunwoody Road and Loridans Drive, approximately 8 minutes (2 miles) north of Lenox Mall, and 6 minutes (1.7 miles) east of Roswell Road.
Join us for spring 2020!
Now registering students for Jr Ensemble for "Frozen Jr" , and spring Conservatory technique classes!
PERFORM IN "FROZEN JR" WITH OUR JR. ENSEMBLE TROUPE! (K-3RD)
Participate in our upcoming "Frozen Jr" production and perform in featured moments with our Jr Ensemble! Students will attend a weekly theatre technique class to develop their performance skills, as well as a weekly "Frozen Jr" rehearsal to learn their parts in the show. Perform in "Frozen Jr" in April, and in the Spring Showcase recital in May!
~~TUITION RATES AND ANOTHER REGISTRATION FORM LINK ARE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE ~~
~~ TUITION RATES AND ANOTHER REGISTRATION LINK ARE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE. ~~
FOREFRONT ARTS CONSERVATORY PROGRAM
FOUNDATIONAL THEATRE SKILLS CLASSES:
SONGS & SCENES (PreK-1st)
Tuesdays 3:45-4:30 pm Songs & Scenes ~ Acting, Creative Dramatics, Musical Theatre, and Performance Technique (REGISTER HERE)
Your rising star will love this introduction to theatre technique, and performance skills! Class will include physical and vocal warmups, imagination exercises and drama games, an overview of various theatre concepts & terms, and units of Acting, Musical Theatre, and Creative Dramatics. Students will work on various pieces throughout the year, culminating in the Spring Showcase in May!
Just starting out, but want more stage time? In addition to the Songs & Scenes class, enroll in our Jr Ensemble to perform in "Frozen Jr!"
THEATRE SKILLS (2nd-5th; 5th-12th)
Thursdays 4:30-5:30 Elementary Theatre Skills (2nd-5th) // Intermediate Theatre Skills (5th-8th) ~ Acting, Improv, Musical Theatre, and Performance Technique
Students will strengthen their theatre performance technique in these foundational classes. Weekly classes will include physical and vocal warmups, communication & listening exercises, drama games & creative expression, an overview of various theatre concepts & terms, and units of Acting, Improv, Musical Theatre, and Playwriting. Individual assignments will include monologues, scene work, mock auditions, writing a 3-5 minute short play, and rehearsal of various numbers for Spring Showcase.
2nd-3rd graders can also enroll in our Jr Ensemble to perform in "Frozen Jr!"
(Specialized classes can be taken on their own, or combined to help students become triple threats! We recommend Young Actors Ensemble members enroll in at least one specialized class in Acting, Singing, or Dance in addition to their foundational Theatre Skills technique class, to enhance their progress and growth, or to explore new areas of interest! Classes are conveniently scheduled in blocks so students can participate in several back-to-back if they choose)
SHOW CHOIR / GROUP VOICE
Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 Show Choir / Group Voice (2nd-8th) (REGISTER HERE)
Love to sing along with the radio and put on a show? Want to have a stronger voice and feel more confident when you're singing? This is the class for you! Students will learn proper vocal technique, develop their projection and breath control, learn to read music, and work on their theory and sight-singing skills while performing upbeat routines of modern pop music, standards, and Broadway hits! There will be at least 1 outside performance opportunity during the year, in addition to Spring Showcase.
Students may also enroll in private voice lessons with us to enhance their vocal development. Contact us for details.
IMPROV & SKETCH VIDEOS ACTING
Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm Improv Troupe & Sketch Videos Acting (2nd-8th) (REGISTER HERE)
In Improv & Sketch Video Acting class you'll bring sketch comedy to life and access your own comedic instincts, spontaneity, and imagination while playing Improv games, creating characters and skits, and learning to listen, communicate, and support each other as an ensemble! You'll write, produce, and film sketch comedy short films, as well as perform a Night of Improv for your family & friends. This class will be a natural fit for the born performer, the class clown, the playwright, or the quiet student who needs a supportive environment to come out of his shell. Expect a supportive and judgement-free environment where you can learn to trust yourself as a performer, and have a fabulous time doing it.
The more classes, you take, the bigger bang-for-your-buck!
Ready to Sign Up? Click HERE!