Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling

THEATRE FOR KIDS - EDUCATION OUTREACH

MONTHLY CLASSES

CLASS SIZE: 8 students

PRICES:  $99 per student, per month

DATES: See below for monthly schedule, there are 3 classes/month.

During the school year, Theatre Jacksonville offers after-school classes. Theatre helps build important life skills, self-esteem, and confidence, all while providing students with fun, enjoyment, and a sense of accomplishment. Some of the offerings may include... our 2022 Creativity Workshops!

SEPTEMBER 

HODGE PODGE 

(Ages 7-9) TUESDAYS September 6th, 13th, 20th from 4pm-5pm

Sessions will focus on theatre games, socialization and creating fun crafts. All while we strive to provide a safe, comfortable environment where kids can express themselves freely, develop their imaginations, and expand their social skills by interacting with others their age.

 

INTRO TO ACTING

 (Ages 10-14) TUESDAYS September 6th, 13th, 20th from 5:30pm-6:30pm 

Whether you are brand new to the theatre world, or want to return to the basics, this class is perfect for testing the theatrical waters. Students will learn a brief history about theatre and then dive into the fundamentals of becoming an actor. Each tiny achievement in this class is a major victory that only becomes the building blocks of bigger and better things!

 

MINI-SCENE STEALERS

 (Ages 8-10) WEDNESDAYS September 7th, 14th, 21st from 4pm-5pm

It takes a lot of work to brave the stage alone, it is a whole other world when you have to rely on partners. In this workshop students will further hone their acting skills by learning to tell and further a story in a duet or group scene. This class requires no previous experience, but it does require a level of dedication as scenes rely on the attendance of all.

 

SCENE STEALERS

 (Ages 11-14) WEDNESDAYS September 7th, 14th, 21st from 5:30pm-6:30pm

It takes a lot of work to brave the stage alone, it is a whole other world when you have to rely on partners. In this workshop students will further hone their acting skills by learning to tell and further a story in a duet or group scene. This class requires no previous experience, but it does require a level of dedication as scenes rely on the attendance of all.

 

ESCAPE ROOM

 (Ages 7-10) THURSDAYS September 8th, 15th, 22nd from 4pm-5pm

Everyone loves a good escape room, but we often don’t realize the many useful tools we utilize when trying to accomplish one. In this class students will use critical thinking skills, collaboration and creativity to complete tricky multi-step puzzles that require the help of everyone to accomplish. Students will also get the opportunity to create their own escape scenario.

 

AUDITION/MONOLOGUE PREPARATION

 (Ages 10 and older) THURSDAYS September 8th, 15th, 22nd from 5:30pm-6:30pm

In this class students will learn the basics of audition prep and how to bring a monologue to life.  Whether you are new to theatre, have an audition coming up, or just want to keep in the practice of your art, this class is a great foundation for any theatre student, especially if you are looking to build confidence for the stage.

 

OCTOBER

Hodge Podge 

(Ages 7-9) TUESDAYS October 4th, 11th, 18th from 4pm-5pm

Sessions will focus on theatre games, socialization and creating fun crafts. All while we strive to provide a safe, comfortable environment where kids can express themselves freely, develop their imaginations, and expand their social skills by interacting with others their age.

 

Spooky Radio Play

 (Ages 10-14) TUESDAYS October 4th, 11th, 18th from 5:30pm-6:30pm 

During this eerie time of year, ghost stories are a popular way to celebrate October. Students will learn the art of foley, using found objects to create a soundscape, work on voice acting and choose their own selection of funny or spooky tales to create their own radio segment. Beyond the art of sound effects students will learn how to structure a story and convey emotion through music selection.  

 

Get a Clue!

 (Ages 8-10) WEDNESDAYS October 5th, 12th, 19th from 4pm-5pm

It was Colonel Mustard in the library with the candle stick! In this class students will use the structure from the classic game of Clue ™ to use their critical thinking and improve skills to find out who done it?

 

Mystery Dinner Theatre (without the dinner)

 (Ages 11-14) WEDNESDAYS October 5th, 12th, 19th from 5:30pm-6:30pm

Students will learn the art of melodrama and overacting as we explore the fun and ridiculous characters in this dining room mystery. “The host invited all of these interesting people and yet the host is nowhere to be found!” Dun, dun, duuuuun.

 

Crafting- Holiday Mashup

 (Ages 7-10) THURSDAYS October 6th, 13th, 20th from 4pm-5pm

In this class students will learn the process and creation of fantastical stage props, inspired by the holiday classic, The Nightmare Before Christmas. Props are the items in a play/musical that an actor holds or uses. In this class students will enter a fantasy world of properties, creating haunting ornaments, creepy presents, unnerving toys and more. If your student enjoys theatre but would like to understand the work that goes on behind the scenes, then this class is for you! (students may use a glue gun under supervision).  

 

Audition/Monologue Prep

 (Ages 10 and older) THURSDAYS October 6th, 13th, 20th from 5:30pm-6:30pm

In this class students will learn the basics of audition prep and how to bring a monologue to life.  Whether you are new to theatre, have an audition coming up, or just want to keep in the practice of your art, this class is a great foundation for any theatre student, especially if you are looking to build confidence for the stage.

COVID-19 Guidelines & Safety Measures

All of our staff, volunteers, and students will be required to wear a face mask during classes and camps. All students will be required to wear their face mask upon arrival. Parents and/or caregivers are also required to wear a mask at class drop-off and pick-up. Everyone is required to maintaining proper social distancing guidelines. If you do not have a mask, we can provide one for you. All students will undergo a health screening before the start of each class, which includes a temperature check.

If you have any questions or issues, please feel free to contact us at Info@TheatreJax.com and one of our staff members will get back to you.

COACHING

AUDITION/VOCAL/MONOLOGUE/MUSICAL THEATRE

Contact Education@TheatreJax.com for individual coaching sessions.

CONTACT:

Can't find what you're looking for? Have questions?

Ask us and we just might have the answers you seek. Contact our Education Director, Ron Shreve.

He knows lots of stuff.

Email below, or call (904) 396-4425, ext. 309

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