START: Technique Classes

Registration is available via EventBrite links beginning Friday, July 20 at 10am. Questions? E-mail Education.StarStruck@gmail.com

Introduction to Singing for Musical Theatre (Ages 7-12)

Have fun while learning beginning sight reading skills, vocal fundamentals (breathing, rhythm, diction, sound production), rhythm, and beginning harmony. We will also learn to sing a themed group of songs (to be determined by class interests and abilities) to perform for our families at the end of the session. This class perfectly complements the mini musical class and is a great option for students hoping to audition for a main stage show.

  • Day/Time: Tuesdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm
  • Class Dates: September 18 – November 13, 2018
  • Minimum number of students needed: 6
  • Instructor: Nancy Godfrey
  • Ages 7-12
  • Tuition: $150.00
  • Register Online

Intermediate Vocal Performance (Ages 13-16)

For students who already have some singing or music-reading experience.This class will focus on skills needed for solo and ensemble singing in a musical, as well as on selection and performance of audition pieces. We will review basics of sight singing, sound production, diction, and harmony. Students will choose from an age-appropriate repertoire of songs from musicals to perform individually and as a group for our families at the end of the session.

  • Day/Time: Tuesdays, 4:45pm-5:45pm
  • Class Dates: September 18 – November 13, 2018
  • Minimum number of students needed: 6
  • Instructor: Nancy Godfrey
  • Ages 13-16
  • Tuition: $150.00
  • Register Online

NEW! The Magic of Theatre Technology (Ages 12+)

The class is an exploration of the duties of stage technicians and their contribution to the total aesthetic effect of a theatrical production. Topics covered will include design research and principles; equipment use and maintenance; principles and application of sound, lighting, and projection technology; the use of special effects; and the day-to-day duties of a Stage Manager during a production. This course will incorporate in-class discussions and hands-on application.

  • Day/Time: Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00pm
  • Class Dates: September 12-November 14, 2018
  • Additional classes: November 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16
  • Minimum number of students: 5
  • Instructor: Evan Lola
  • Ages 12+
  • Tuition: $300
  • Register here: Register Online

Dance Classes

***As we are transitioning our program this year, we ask that you please enroll based off of the previous season of classes (for example, if you took Jazz 1 last season, please enroll for Jazz 1).

If a student is feeling like they are ready for continuing to the next level, please be advised of the level 2 class times and discuss with Miss Savannah. We would like to assess the dancers before moving onward. Thank you so much for your patience.

Level 1 Musical Theatre Jazz (Ages 8+)

Level1: Focusing on the basics of the Genre of Jazz; students are introduced to this style as well as gaining strength, flexibility, and endurance.

Musical Theatre Jazz evolved on Broadway in the 1950’s, Theatre Jazz has become a pinnacle role in the culture of the industry. This style has been popularized by Bob Fosse’s innovative work in creative movement; featuring in popular numbers like “Steam Heat” (The Pajama Game) and “Big Spender” (Sweet Charity). Fosse’s influence lives on in the lively world of Theatrical or, Modern Jazz. Students will gain experience from this iconic influence mixed with the basics of Technical Jazz.

  • Day/Time: Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Class Dates: September 12 – November 28, 2018 (No class Oct 31 and Nov 21)
  • Instructor: Savannah Riddle
  • Ages 8+
  • Tuition: $175
  • Register Online

Level 2 Musical Theatre Jazz (Ages 8+)

Level2: Students coming into Level 2 jazz have ideally previously taken Level 1 jazz. This class is similar curriculum to level 1 but, with intermediate levels of technique, choreography, and freestyling.

Musical Theatre Jazz evolved on Broadway in the 1950’s, Theatre Jazz has become a pinnacle role in the culture of the industry. This style has been popularized by Bob Fosse’s innovative work in creative movement; featuring in popular numbers like “Steam Heat” (The Pajama Game) and “Big Spender” (Sweet Charity). Fosse’s influence lives on in the lively world of Theatrical or, Modern Jazz. Students will gain experience from this iconic influence mixed with the basics of Technical Jazz.

  • Day/Time: Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Class Dates: September 12 – November 28, 2018 (No class Oct 31 and Nov 21)
  • Instructor: Savannah Riddle
  • Ages 8+
  • Tuition: $175
  • Register Online

Level 1 Tap (Ages 8+)

Level1: Focusing on the basics of Tap dance; students are introduced to popular theatrical styles. This course will prepare students into feeling comfortable with movement through dance, as well as familiarizing with terminology.

Tap dance, known to originate in the mid 1800’s, has become another popular form of entertainment in the Musical Theatre industry. It is important for students to learn this genre of creative movement in the Musical Theatre world. Levels 1 & 2 will learn not only the fundamentals of this art but, as well as important terminology and endurance.

  • Day/Time: Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Class Dates: September 12 – November 28, 2018 (No class Oct 31 and Nov 21)
  • Instructor: Savannah Riddle
  • Ages 8+
  • Tuition: $175
  • Register Online

Level 2 Tap (Ages 8+)

Level2: Students coming into Level 2 tap have ideally previously taken Level 1 tap. This class is an intermediate “follow up” into learning more complex combinations. This course will also incorporate theatrical choreography and freestyling.

Tap dance, known to originate in the mid 1800’s, has become another popular form of entertainment in the Musical Theatre industry. It is important for students to learn this genre of creative movement in the Musical Theatre world. Levels 1 & 2 will learn not only the fundamentals of this art but, as well as important terminology and endurance.

  • Day/Time: Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30pm
  • Class Dates: September 12 – November 28, 2018 (No class Oct 31 and Nov 21)
  • Instructor: Savannah Riddle
  • Ages 8+
  • Tuition: $175
  • Register Online