|Classes: Grades 8-12
|ATMTC Academy believes that an education in the performing arts begins with solid technique training, coupled with a variety of performing experiences. Through the combination of traditional musical theater and theater classes, and student productions, Academy students develop an understanding of the diversity of the theatrical profession today. From legit musical theater, to Shakespeare, ATMTC Academy takes pride in training versatile, well-rounded artists with an appreciation for theater performers’ multi-faceted talents, skill sets and dedication to their craft.
Winter/Spring 17-week classes begin Sunday, February 2, 2014 and run through Saturday, June 7, 2014.
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|Acting Technique- ST.1 - 2/4/2014 5:30 PM - 6/3/2014 6:40 PM|
Students will learn a variety of approaches, methods, and acting techniques with concentrated work in improvisation, character development, scene work, monologue study, stage direction, and script analysis.
|Ballet - ST.1 - 2/3/2014 6:45 PM - 6/2/2014 7:55 PM|
Ballet I is for the novice or beginner student. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course. This is considered the classical dance form that can be mastered by itself, or used as a technical base to supplement other dance forms. Ballet I creates a firm foundation required for students to improve and progress to the next level of study. Core body strength, arms and correct turn-out based on a student’s anatomy and muscular development are emphasized at the barre. Center work is focused on the basics of adagio (slow controlled combination), preparation for pirouettes, simple turns across the floor, petit allégro and grand allégro. Before advancing to Ballet II, students must be able to execute these basic ballet exercises at the barre and in the center safely and correctly.
|Ballet - ST.2 - 2/3/2014 5:30 PM - 6/2/2014 6:40 PM|
Ballet II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Ballet technique. Students must audition for placement at this level. Ballet II continues to hone and strengthen technique in the form, with the addition of more advanced turns, and step combinations. Fifth position is now used, and turn out, when appropriate, is increased. Before advancing to Ballet III, students must be able to execute these ballet exercises safely and correctly.
|Ballet/Jazz Combo I/II (Grade 6+) - 2/8/2014 10:00 AM - 6/7/2014 12:00 PM|
Ballet/Jazz Combo I/II is for the beginner or intermediate student. No pre-requisite or placement is required for Level I; Students must audition for placement in Level II. The combination course allows students to gain a fundamental knowledge of and preparation for the dance forms of both ballet and jazz. Classes consist of learning the standard placement of feet and arms, basic terminology, barre exercises, floor work and simple jazz combinations. After two semesters, students are encouraged to begin study in each form separately.
|Contemporary I/II - SC/ST.1 - 2/8/2014 10:45 AM - 6/7/2014 11:55 AM|
Level I/II: Grades 6-12
Contemporary I/II is for the beginner or intermediate student. No pre-requisite or placement is required for Level I; Students must audition for placement in Level II. Contemporary dance is a fusion of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and many modern dance styles and is integrated in contemporary Broadway dance. Classes consist of barre exercises, floor work and various combinations of multiple dance forms.
|Improv Technique- SC/ST.1 - 2/5/2014 6:45 PM - 6/4/2014 7:55 PM|
A class designed to provide enrichment in drama, through unscripted improvisation, ensemble work and character study. Using prose, poetry and other dramatic materials, students will take part in unique, highly-interactive theatre games using suggestions from fellow classmates and the instructor to create dialogue, setting and plot for scenes; Learn the basics of good listening skills, team playing, logic in problem solving; and work to build confidence and perform instinctively. Everyone performs!
|Jazz - ST.2 - 2/3/2014 4:15 PM - 6/2/2014 5:25 PM|
Jazz II is for the intermediate student. Students possess a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Jazz technique. Students must audition for placement at this level. Jazz II continues to hone and strengthen technique in the form, with the addition of more advanced technique, and step combinations. Continued improvement of core strength and flexibility, will be of focus. Before advancing to Jazz III, students must be able to execute combinations safely and correctly.
ALL JAZZ DANCE STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE A BALLET CLASS CONCURRENTLY.
|Jazz- ST.1 - 2/3/2014 5:30 PM - 6/2/2014 6:40 PM|
Jazz I is for the novice or beginner student. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course. Jazz is a prominent form incorporated in Broadway dance. Classes include intensive strengthening warm-ups, stretching techniques to elongate and encourage muscle strength, across the floor movements, leaps, turns and center combination work. Students will gain increasing knowledge of Jazz terminology, greater strength and flexibility, and an understanding of ever-evolving musical theater Jazz technique.
ALL JAZZ DANCE STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE A BALLET CLASS CONCURRENTLY.
|One Night Only: A Musical Revue Workshop - 2/6/2014 4:15 PM - 6/4/2014 5:45 PM|
A musical scene study workshop for musical theater enthusiast! Minimum Level I dance skill and knowledge in either ballet or jazz is recommended for this course. Notable choreography, scene and songs from a quintessential collection of Broadway shows will be studied in preparation for an informal showcase on the final day of class for family and friends.
|Private Coaching - Voice, Acting, or Dance (A la Carte) - 9/8/2013|
Unable to commit to a full 8-week session of Private Voice? In need of individual help in another area of musical theater? A la Carte Private Coaching is a perfect option for students with varying or complicated schedules who want to keep up their vocal technique, add to their repertoire over a shorter period of time, or prepare for a college audition or student production.
|Private Voice Lessons - 10/2/2013|
Work independently with a professional vocalist and instructor. Each 30 minute session will include intensive work on vocal technique and study of repertoire suitable for the individual student. Private lessons provide individual instruction geared towards the specific goals, needs and aspirations of each student regardless of experience or age.
No prerequisite required. Previous music study, including completion of Intro to Voice class or Semi-Private Voice Lessons, strongly recommended.
|Tap - SC/ST.1 - 2/5/2014 7:00 PM - 6/4/2014 8:10 PM|
Tap I is for the novice or beginner student. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course. “Broadway” or “Show Tap” is the chosen sub-style taught by ATMTC, which incorporates upper body and use of arms in addition to a focus on percussive rhythm and footwork. Classes emphasize the development and strengthening of basic tap technique and terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound.
|Tap - SC/ST.2 - 2/3/2014 4:15 PM - 6/2/2014 5:25 PM|
Tap II is for the advanced beginner student who has acquired a basic vocabulary and skill set and is developing technique in the form. Students must audition for placement at this level. Advanced, intricate footwork and combinations are studied.“Broadway” or “Show Tap” is the chosen sub-style taught by ATMTC, which incorporates upper body and use of arms in addition to a focus on percussive rhythm and footwork.
|Tap- ST.3 - 2/4/2014 4:15 PM - 6/3/2014 5:25 PM|
Tap III is for the intermediate tap student. Student possesses strong technique and is able to master more complex combinations. Students must audition for placement at this level. ATMTC trains using “Broadway” or “Show Tap” a sub-style, which incorporates upper body and use of arms.
|Tap- ST.4 - 2/4/2014 6:45 PM - 6/3/2014 7:55 PM|
Tap IV is for the most advanced level of student. These are the highest level students prepping for professional or collegiate study. Students must audition for placement at this level.