Elementary Homeschool Courses
Acting (1.5 hr class)
Students will cover an introduction to characterization, stage directions, performance skills, improvisation and basic theatre terminology. The students will learn through games, scene work and activities which help them develop as young performers and will have a showcase performance at the conclusion of the year.
Musical Theatre (1.5 hr class)
Students will cover an introduction to Musical Theatre history and performance. They will learn about popular and classic productions, artists and material. Students will learn how to work with an ensemble and how to perform in the style of musical theatre. They will present choreographed numbers and directed scenes in a showcase at the conclusion of the year. Some solo work may be given but the goal is to encourage ensemble participation and team work in a musical theatre environment.
Visual Arts (45 minute class)
The students create art projects such as masks, props, costumes, set designs etc. while learning about the ELEMENTS OF ART: The visual components of color, form, line, shape, space, texture, and value. These may be two-or three-dimensional, descriptive, implied, or abstract.
Ballet Technique (45 minute class)
The foundation of all dance. Students learn proper posture, body mechanics, flexibility, balance, agility, co-ordination, proper use of the body to execute movement safely and correctly.
Tap Technique (45 minute class)
Students learn rhythm, various tap techniques, footwork, balance, co-ordination, patterns and quick thinking.
Jazz Technique (45 minute class)
Students learn strength, flexibility, turns, jumps and a variety of combinations to upbeat pop music!
Hip Hop (45 minute class)
Popular street dance focusing on movement quality, rhythm and body articulation.
Music (45 minute Class)
Basic vocal instruction and introduction to various instruments. Hands-on activities to teach children pitch, rhythm and music notation.