Theater and Musical Theater Classes take place in Studio A and cost $55 a month.
Creative Dramatics: (Ages 3-5)
Use imagination to explore new and exciting parts of the world. Learn theatre games and acting exercises, free your creative spirit, developing confidence in voice, movement, expression, and imagination.
Rising Actors: (Ages 6-8)
Harness the acting tools you already possess to express ideas, transform into characters, and tell stories. Gain skills in creative thinking and public speaking, building confidence in yourself and your craft. Practice character development and performance skills through ensemble exercises that activate your actor’s tools – body, voice, and imagination. It’s time to tell your own tale!
Foundations of Acting: (Ages 9-12)
Start down the actor’s path by learning the important basics of acting. Discovering character development and performance skills. 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 objectives. Build confidence and self-presentation skills for all aspects of life!
Actor's Corner: (Ages 13 & up)
Diving deeper into character development and performance skills using methods. Develop clear and expressive physicality and vocal technique. Through improvisation, partner scenes and monologues, use those skills to take risks, make strong character choices, develop character relationships, and pursue objectives by applying vocabulary and technique to scripted material. Delve deep into next-level acting skills as you analyze text for objectives, stakes, obstacles, tactics, and playable actions.
Musical Theater: (Ages 6-8)
Students explore music, dance and theater through this fun and vibrant class! Students will learn proper vocal technique, how to dance while singing, as well as character development. These students also perform in our summer dance recital!
Musical Theater: (Ages 9-12)
Students dig deeper into vocal training, dance skills and character development. These students will do occasional parent showcases within the classroom setting but the primary focus is preparing them for larger shows with our non-profit theater company and other local theater groups.
Musical Theater: (Ages 13+)
This class takes our oldest group of students (including adults) to the next level of development as a "triple threat". Students will study a variety of genres and participate in activities that make them seasoned in dance, music, and acting.
About Our Instructors
Erin was born and raised in North Carolina, now living in Spring Lake. She started acting at a young age and went on to get a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Anderson University in Anderson, SC. She developed all aspects of theatre skills such as acting, directing, props and stage management. She is vocally trained both classically and in musical theatre and has studied many accents and dialects such as Standard English, Cockney, Irish, Australian and Spanish. She has extensive training in a variety of theatre styles, from Shakespeare and Commedia Dell'Arte to Operettas and Modernism works. Some of her credits include: Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Peep Bo in The Mikado & Nora in A Dolls House. She has taught children’s theatre summer camp classes as well as advanced acting classes to college students. She can’t wait to work with people of all ages in this community to learn the art of theatre!
Jacob is originally from Ohio and received his Bachelor of Music from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. While residing in New York City, he worked in the entertainment industry for over 25 years, performing in Theme Parks, Production Revues, Industrials and Special Events, onboard Royal Caribbean ships for 5 years and Musical Theatre in numerous Theatres Worldwide with such shows as Barry Manilow’s COPACABANA and FOSSE, among others. Transitioning to director/choreographer he has been involved with award winning productions around the country at numerous regional theatres, such as the Mountain Playhouse, Mill Mountain, Broadway Rose, Croswell Opera House, Temple Theatre, Cape Fear Regional, Maine State, and Westchester Broadway just to name a few. Jacob was also the assistant choreographer of GREASE on Broadway with Kathleen Marshall and has had the opportunity to work with Jerry Mitchell, Ann Reinking, Rob Ashford and Frank Wildhorn, to name a few. He has been back working with Royal Caribbean as a Director/Choreographer for DreamWorks, Aqua Theatre, Parades, Production Shows and Mystery Theatre on ships throughout the fleet. Jacob has worked with all ages of performers from 6 to 96 and wants to help all students, no matter of age or skill level develop a passion for singing, dancing, acting, communication and creative thinking that are invaluable qualities in every career from Broadway or board room, concert hall or concept meeting.
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1486 Hwy 24/87, Cameron, NC 28326