Education Class and Camp Listing

    

         

                   

              

SESSION DATES 2017-2018
SUMMER SESSION: June 12 - August 18, 2017
FALL SESSION: September 18-November 18, 2017
WINTER SESSION: January 16-March 19, 2018
SPRING SESSION: April 9-May 19, 2018


Summer Information:
  • Grades refer to Fall 2017
  • AM and PM summer camps may be purchased together to create a full day which includes a supervised lunch hour. Please note, this option is not available for Ages 4-5 camps.
  • Extended Care is available for students in Camps for Grades K-12
  • Which camp is right for me?
    • - Literary camps use existing books as inspiration
    • - Craft camps emphasize elements of visual art such as puppets, scenery creation, or costume design
    • - Musical camps emphasize elements of singing, dancing, or both
    • - Imagination camps focus on creative play and dramatic discovery to explore characters, settings, and themes
    • - Devising camps focus on generating original scenes or plays
    • - Rehearsal camps rehearse and perform from existing scripts and/or scores
    • - Technique camps focus on skill-based exercises to strengthen ensemble and individual craft
Classes and camps are listed by date.
**Please note, after the first class meeting you will need to call the Ticket Office at 612.874.0400 to register.**


Acting 1 (Grades 9-12)
Develop clear and expressive physicality and vocal technique. Through improvisation and short scenes, use those skills to take risks, make strong character choices, develop character relationships and pursue objective. We recommend students take this class more than once, as this training builds the foundation for many of our higher level courses.

Class Days and Times: Saturdays 12:45-2:15pm
Class ID: 691
Fall Tuition: $215 / Winter Tuition: $215 / Spring Tuition: $145


Mainstage Musical Theatre Boot Camp (Grades 9-12) (*Pre-Professional*)
This fast-paced interdisciplinary training program focuses on the in-depth musical theatre performance skills required for student actors performing on CTC’s mainstage. With an emphasis on learning, retaining and performing choreography and song, this course models the rigor, dedication and etiquette expected in professional rehearsal spaces. Students should have a foundation in basic ballet and jazz vocabulary and technique. It is pre-requisite that students have a mastery of pitch, projection and diction. Students will be held to a high standard for focus, stamina, and work ethic. Enrollment in this boot camp does not guarantee casting in a mainstage production.

Our Pre-Professional Training courses are for intermediate and advanced students seriously considering a future in the arts. Students will be challenged to expand their skill set in a disciplined and technique-driven atmosphere. Students will be expected to demonstrate a high level of commitment and independence and will be held to a high standard for focus, work ethic, attendance and punctuality.

Winter Days and Dates: Saturday and Sunday, January 13-14
Winter Times: 9am-4pm
Class ID: MBC9
Winter Tuition: $335

Spring Days and Dates: Tuesdays, April 10-May 15
Spring Times: 5-7:30pm
Class ID: MBC9


Acting for the Camera (Grades 9-12)
Make the transition from stage to film! Gain invaluable tools for understanding the subtle mannerisms that are critical for on-camera work. Learn to read, prepare for and perform commercial auditions with professional input, direction and feedback.

Class Days and Times: Tuesdays 5:30-7:00pm
Class ID: 291
(Winter Only) Winter Tuition: $215


Broadway Dance Sr. (Grades 9-12)
Begin with a conditioning ballet workout, followed by jazz and hip hop combinations, and then apply skills to musical theatre and tap choreography. Learn the choreography of legends Bob Fosse, Jerome Robbins and Kathleen Marshall, diving deep into a rich dance experience to master the secrets of Broadway's best.
Prerequisite: previous dance training

Class Days and Times: Saturdays 2:30-4:00pm
Class ID: 692W
(Winter Only) Winter Tuition: $215


Acting 2: Scene Study (Grades 9-12) (*Pre-Professional*)
Build on the skills you learned in Acting 1 while applying vocabulary and technique to scripted material. Delve deep into next level acting skills as you learn to analyze text for objectives, stakes, obstacles, tactics and playable actions.
Prerequisite: at least two sessions of Acting 1 (or by audition).

Our Pre-Professional Training courses are for intermediate and advanced students seriously considering a future in the arts. Students will be challenged to expand their skill set in a disciplined and technique-driven atmosphere. Students will be expected to demonstrate a high level of commitment and independence and will be held to a high standard for focus, work ethic, attendance and punctuality.

Class Days and Times: Mondays 5:30-7:00pm
Class ID: 193
Fall Tuition: $215 / Winter Tuition: $215 / Spring Tuition: $145


Musical Theatre Sr. (Grades 9-12)
Work with a choreographer and vocal coach to strengthen dance technique and vocal quality while portraying emotional range and depth of character. Challenge all three skills in the execution of ensemble and solo numbers from beloved musicals.
Prerequisite: previous musical theatre training

Class Days and Times: Saturdays 2:30-4:00pm
Class ID: 692S
(Spring Only) Spring Tuition: $165