|Musical Theatre Program|
2013 - 2014 Musical Theatre Program
The Musical Theatre course allows children to helps learners develop self-confidence, stage presence, presentation skills while cultivating a team spirit and open up artistically through acting, singing, and dancing.These 3 different components will be taught and practiced through the performance of a well-known musical, “The Wizard of Oz”.
Students will have the opportunity to work with other children and collaborate to put on the play as well as learn lines, songs and choreographies.
The main aspects of acting will be taught such as speech and character development. The musical component focuses mainly on vocalization; learning the basics of singing, how to project the voice, how to sustain pitch and understanding the dynamics of a piece of music.
The choreographies taught for the play will be paired with singing, giving children the opportunity to coordinate singing and dancing at the same time.
Musical Theater for Young Children (ages 6 and under)
Lesson time: Saturdays 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
This class aims to develop your child's musical and physical abilities and self esteem through singing, acting, and dancing.
Children will listen to and learn new songs and dances from various musicals, including Lion King, Wizard of Oz and others. A fun and creative way of learning music, developing presentation skills, and making friends.
Junior Musical Theater (ages 7 and up)
Lesson time: Saturdays from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
This program aims to create a musical with the junior students. Students will learn excerpts from Wizard of Oz, Lion King, Glee, High School Musical, and other popular musicals.
There will be a show case of it in December and the final presentation with props and costumes will take place in June 2014.
Class Schedule September 2013 - June 2014
Senior Musical Theater (Generally intended for students ages 13 and up, or for younger students with prior musical theater experience)
* For advanced level students, acceptance by audition or special invitation only
This year's program aims to create a musical with senior students. Students will be able to choose songs of a variety of styles from musical repertoire in conjunction with Prof. Anick Pelletier to create a story and characters around the songs. There will be a show case of the work in December, and a final presentation with props and costumes in June.
Note: Sessions include all dress rehearsals (normally scheduled one day before the performance) and the final performance.