ACADEMY CLASSES

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Academy classes, workshops, and master classes offer students a learning experience that engages their imagination with the art making and innovation of theatre. Ages 5-18 get hands-on education, developing skills and knowledge across various departments from rehearsal and backstage, to acting and music. These environments provide a fascinating look at the process of producing theatrical performance. Click on the buttons below to find out more about upcoming opportunities.

For more information, contact us at (713) 439-0181 or performingartsacademy@adplayers.org

 

academy classes

All Classes are at Saint Street Studio (2613 Saint Street, Houston, TX 77027)
Saturdays, January 19 - March 2

Showcase Performances to be held March 2 at Saint Street Studio

To register, please click on the Class Links shown below.

 

 

ACTING COURSES

AGES 5-8: Academy 101 - Performance Course (Pirates Sea Adventure)

Instructor: Justin Cook // 10:00am - 11:30am // $200

AGES 9-11: Academy 201 - Performance Technique (Tall Tales Land Adventures)

Instructor: Stephanie Bradow-Hunt // 11:45am - 1:15pm // $225

AGES 12-18: Academy 303 - Musical Theatre Performance (Mary Poppins Adventures)

Instructor: Taylor Wismeg // 1:30pm -3:30pm // $250

AGES 5-8: Academy 103 - Beginning Musical Theatre (Mystical Adventures with Peter Pan & Tinker Bell)

Instructor: Taylor Wismeg // 11:45am - 1:15pm // $200

ARTS FOR ALL CLASSES

AGES 5-10: AFA 101 - Drama For Children (Animated Adventures)

Saturdays, February 2, 9, 16, 23 // 2:00pm - 3:00pm // $200

After-school drama camp

GRADES 3-6 (Superhero Adventures)

Instructor: Becky Richert // Tuesdays in February (5, 12, 19, 26) // 5:00pm-6:30pm // $125


WORKSHOPS

All Classes are at Saint Street Studio (2613 Saint Street, Houston, TX 77027)

January 20 - 27, 2019

AGES 8-10: Academy 203 - Dance - Basic Tap Steps, Start at the Beginning

*Tap shoes required.

Instructor: Michael Tapley // 11:00am - Noon // $75

AGES 11-18: Academy 303 - Dance - Beginning Tap Instruction for Musical Theatre

*Tap shoes required.

Instructor: Michael Tapley // 1:00 - 3:00pm // $100

AGES 12-18: Academy 303 - Musical Theatre Performance (Mary Poppins Adventures)


master classes

All Classes are at Saint Street Studio (2613 Saint Street, Houston, TX 77027)

A Slice of Shakespeare: Combining the Bard’s Text with Armed Combat with David Derringer - February 23 & March 2, 2019

4:00 - 8:00pm // $100/session or $175 for both!

For Aspiring Artists (high school and above); over the course of four hours, students will learn how to speak the language all while learning how to both safely and effectively use sword fighting in telling the complete story, ultimate culminating in a final battle scene.

Audition Masters Class with Lisa Hamilton - March 9, 2019

10:00am - 2:30pm with lunch break // $200

For high school students; particularly those in Grades 10-11 looking to perform or apply for college theatre programs.

*Participants must bring TWO personal monologues

“Acting on Film” - Film Acting Workshop with Sara Gaston - March 16, 2019

10:00am - 2:30pm with lunch break // $150

For young adults and experienced teens with Academy recommendation who have an interest in pursuing a career in this aspect of the arts. Instruction/Mentoring will be offered at varying levels according to expertise. If a video is desired for auditions, additional charge of $75 will be added to workshop cost.

“Commercials & Businesses” - Film Acting Workshop with Sara Gaston - April 6, 2019

10:00am - 2:30pm with lunch break // $150

For young adults and experienced teens with Academy recommendation who have an interest in pursuing a career in this aspect of the arts. Instruction/Mentoring will be offered at varying levels according to expertise. If a video is desired for auditions, additional charge of $75 will be added to workshop cost.


TUITION PAYMENTS: All tuition payments are due IN FULL at the time of registration. If you would like more information about scholarship offerings please email performingartsacademy@adplayers.org.

CANCELLATION POLICY: We understand that unexpected conflicts may arise and encourage you to communicate with Academy Staff as soon as they occur. In the event you must cancel your enrollment, please understand deposits are non-refundable, and we are unable to offer any registration fee refunds after the first two dates of any class/camp. In the case that a student must drop by the second class, a partial refund may be issued or credit given towards a future Academy class. All requests for cancellation must be made in writing up until the second session and submitted to Academy Registrar, Paige Thomas (paige@adplayers.org). An address of where to send payment reimbursement and a recipient name must be included in the formal request. Refunds will be issued within 21-30 days of the request.

For More Information, Call 713.439.0181 or E-mail performingartsacademy@adplayers.org