Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Fall 2018 Classes

SEPTEMBER 18 – DECEMBER 15

               NO CLASSES WILL BE HELD THE WEEK OF THANKSGIVING

Registration must be completed online. For more information feel free to email info@ypt.org.

When you register, you should automatically receive a confirmation email.
If you do not please contact us at classes@ypt.org

*6 week sessions for teens have different start/end dates

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Let's Pretend
Grades pre k-k

For our “Youngest Performers”, YPT offers this introduction to creative drama through storytelling, puppetry, dramatization and music. Kids will learn to act out classic stories as they craft and create their own dialogue and action!

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CREATIVE DRAMA
Grades 1-2

This class is for children who are learning to love the magic of drama.  Students act out classic and contemporary stories, as well as creating their own unique adventures.  Major emphasis will be placed on improvisation, character development and the fundamentals of story structure. Class culminates in a performance for family and friends on the last day!  

Tuesdays 3:00-4:00

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MUSICAL THEATRE
Grades 2-4

Put on your own mini-musical! The class will focus on basic singing technique and voice control, as well as dance styles and the ability to “deliver” a song. Students will work on a mini-musical for presentation at the end of the semester. 

Wednesdays 4:30-6:00

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PRESENTING... THE SHOW!
Grades 4-6

Students in Presenting … the SHOW will create their own characters and, with the guidance of the instructor, weave them together in their own story.  Based on improvisational techniques and games, character development and the major components of storytelling.  The show will be presented on the final day of class! 

Presenting ... the Show

Tuesdays 4:15-5:45

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PRESENTING... THE SHOW Act Two!
Grades 6-8

Presenting … the Show Act Two is a fun class in which students create their own characters and weave them together in their own play.  Based on improvisational games, character development and they are able to create a story and bring that to life!  The show will be presented on the final day of class!

Thursdays 4:30-6:00

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AUDITION TECHNIQUES

Grades 6-8

This course will help students understand the fundamentals of scene study and audition techniques.  Class will work on monologues and scenes to build a basic confidence and understanding of stage performance. 

Mondays 5:00-6:30


6 week sessions

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PUBLIC SPEAKING

Grades 9-12

In this class students will learn the tools to present and speak clearly, articulately and concisely.  Focus will be on delivery of words, projection and confidence.  Students will learn how to address large and small audiences as well as learn microphone techniques.  This class is 6 weeks long. 

Saturdays 11:00 - 12:30

September 22 - October 27

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Shakespeare

Grades 9-12

Learn how to navigate the Bard's famous works, using the combination of
heightened language and naturalistic acting.
Perfect for teens looking to pursue a career in the arts. Conquering Shakespeare is
the key to good acting. Culminates with a performance of vignettes from selected works for friends and family, with a reception following! Class is 6 weeks long!

Fridays 5:00-6:30

September 22 - October 27

 

All tuitions include a $200 deposit. Please note that under no circumstances are deposits refunded.

If your student is unable to attend a class, please let your teacher know!

 

On the very rare occasion that our classes are under-enrolled, we will regrettably have to cancel the class. You will be given the option of changing to another one, receiving a credit or we will reimburse your full payment (only because we are responsible for the cancellation). Please understand that this is the only time reimbursement will be given.