Classes

Wheaton Drama is proud to offer quality, affordable theater classes. During each session, students will engage in exploration of the performing arts. Guided by experienced Wheaton Drama members, including former professional entertainers, students will learn about acting and stagecraft.

Spring 2014

Acting Up Session II, Grade 2-6

Mar 11 – Apr 22, 2014
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
(no class March 31)
Tuition: $100
A continuing workshop using the basics of acting:  mime, observation, cooperation and collaboration, movement, voice, characterization, improvisation and storytelling using fun games, activities, scenes and monologues.  Tuesdays, March 11-April 22 (there will be no class the week of March 31st for Spring Break)

Actor’s Scene Study Workshop Ages 18+

Whether a beginning or seasoned performer, the art of sharing stage with a partner is a muscle that needs working. Join professional director and acting coach, Marge Uhlarik-Boller for a three week class which centers on encouraging the actor to examine his approach to the creative process using his unique personal perspective.  Working on scripts from contemporary theater, this class offers in-depth study including the development of a character, finding the truth and intention of a scene and working with a scene partner. Two outside scene rehearsals are recommended for this class.

Saturdays, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

March 22, 29 and April 5

Tuition: $50

$40 Wheaton Drama members (promo code required)

 

Summer 2014

Grade 1-5 morning
(grade level just completed)
July 7-11, 2014
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Final performance, Saturday, July 12, 10:30 am
Tuition: $100

Grade 1-5 afternoon
(grade level just completed)
July 7-11, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Final performance, Saturday, July 12, 2:00 pm
Tuition: $100

Grade 6-12
(grade level just completed)
July 14-18, 2014
9:00 am – 4:30 pm (bring sack lunch)
Final performance, Saturday, July 19, 10:00 am
Tuition: $200

How to Register

Online
1. Register and pay online
2. Download permission form (Submit via U.S. Mail. Includes t-shirt sizes for summer classes.)

U.S. Mail
>Download registration form (Includes permission form and t-shirt sizes for summer classes.)

More Info

If you have any questions about the program or you wish to be placed on a wait list, contact us at workshops@wheatondrama.org.

Please note: For students’ safety and comfort during sessions, the theater is closed to anyone who is not a class participant.

The workshops are an excellent opportunity to see quality theater education in action. If you are interested in interning with the children’s workshops, contact us at workshops@wheatondrama.org

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