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ELEMENTARY

(Pre-K – Grade 5)

DRAMATIC PLAY: BIG ADVENTURES

Grades Pre-K and K
TUESDAYS 4:15 - 5:00 PM | $200

Class Dates: Feb 23 - May 4, 2021
Skip Date: Mar 23

This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child.

This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child. Your child’s favorite stories come to life through creative play in this introductory acting class. Kids imagine, explore and create as they act out their own stories and adventures each week based on a different book—travel to outer space in a rocket ship, dive under the waves to meet mermaids or fly on the back of a dragon! Kids learn about story structure while increasing their vocabulary, self-esteem, creativity and problem-solving skills. Students learn to use their faces, body, voice and imagination as they turn their living room into a big adventure.

Teaching Artist: Erin Dahlgren

LET'S PUT ON A VIRTUAL PLAY!
FUN FABLES & FAIRY TALES

GRADES: 1–3
THURSDAYS
5:00PM - 6:00 PM | $340

Class Dates: Feb 25 - May 6, 2021
Skip Date: Mar 25
Rehearsal: May 12
Show Date: May 13


This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child. This class culminates in a virtual final performance for friends and family to enjoy on Zoom.

The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads and catapulted online in this fast-paced, rollicking ride that combines classics like Snow White, Cinderella, and Hansel and Gretel. Team-taught by experienced theater professionals, this virtual class allows young students the opportunity to explore the basics of acting and movement. Students will audition, rehearse, and perform this play designed for Zoom.

Teaching Artists: Amanda Cohen & Robin Hazlett

SING! DANCE! ACT!

GRADES: 1-2
SATURDAYS 9:30 - 10:30 AM | $310

Class Dates: Feb 20 - May 8, 2021
Skip Dates: Mar 27 & Apr 3

This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child.

GRADES: 3–5
SATURDAYS 10:45 - 11:45 AM | $310

Class Dates: Feb 20 - May 8, 2021 
Skip Dates: Mar 27 & Apr 3

This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the
best possible virtual experience for your child.

The dynamic world of musical theater is explored in this introductory skills-building class. Students develop the basics of singing, dancing and acting while learning songs and choreography from a wide range of popular Broadway musicals in an introductory skills-building class taught by a vocal teacher and choreographer. Students are trained in stage direction, dance steps and terminology in addition to healthy vocal production including breathing techniques, matching pitch and rhythm. There will be a virtual sharing at the end of the session.

Teaching Artists: Jessica Borbone & Tara Lima

ACTING & IMPROV

GRADES: 4-6
WEDNESDAYS 5:45 - 6:45 PM | $310

Class Dates: Feb 24 - May 5, 2021
Skip date: Mar 24

This class meets in person at the Broward Center weekly in accordance with CDC and state and local health & safety guidelines which includes mask wearing and physical distancing. Capacity is strictly limited.

Explore the “fun”damentals of acting and improv!  Students learn foundational acting and improv skills and explore how they can use their bodies, voices and minds to create characters and imaginary circumstances.  By using interactive warm-ups and activities, students develop their improv and acting techniques as they build confidence and stretch their imagination.  This in-person class will strengthen social interactions as well as develop effective listening and communication skills. All levels welcome.

Teaching Artist: Jill Lustig

BROADWAY DANCE

GRADES: 3-5
SATURDAYS 12:00 - 1:00 PM | $310

Class dates: Feb 20 - May 8, 2021
Skip date: Mar 27 & Apr 3
This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child.

Broadway Dance is exploration of Broadway styles that includes ballet, jazz and modern dance. This intermediate-level classes teach techniques that allow students to develop skills such as flexibility, balance, memory and utilize these skills while performing. Students build confidence as a dancer and improve their ability to pick up choreography quickly. Basic dance skills recommended.

Teaching Artist:  Tara Lima

YOUTH SPRING MUSICAL: GETTING TO KNOW… RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA

GRADES: 4–10
MONDAYS 6:00 - 9:00 PM | $385

Class dates: Feb 22 - May 3, 2021
Skip Date: Mar 22
Show date: May 10
This class starts with weekly Zoom meetings and concludes with in-person classes, rehearsals and final performances in accordance with CDC and state and local health & safety guidelines which include mask wearing and physical distancing. Capacity is strictly limited.

In an all-encompassing theatrical experience, students learn acting, singing and dancing as well as production disciplines such as costumes, props, make-up and staging and then use these skills to put on a final show in the Amaturo Theater. Dreams come true in this timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Adapted for the stage with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, this enthralling fairy tale warms the hearts of children and adults alike. This class is offered in partnership with The Performance Project School of the Arts. Fee includes script and basic costume.

Teaching Artists from The Performance Project School of the Arts.

ADVANCED MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP
SHOW: DISNEY'S DESCENDENTS: THE MUSICAL

GRADES: 4–12 | BY AUDITION ONLY
SATURDAYS 9:30 - 11:30 AM | $360

Class Dates: Feb 20 – May 8, 2021
Skip Dates: Mar 27 & Apr 3
Extra Rehearsals: May 11, 13, 15, 17
Tech Rehearsal: May 19
Performances: May 20 & 21
This class meets in person at the Broward Center weekly in accordance with CDC and state and local health & safety guidelines which include mask wearing and physical distancing. Capacity is strictly limited.


In this advanced-level class, students expand their musical theater skills in preparation for a spring production of Disney’s Descendants: The Musical on the Amaturo Stage.  Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movie, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical comedy featuring the beloved characters and hit songs from the films. Each week students are taught in small groups to provide focused instruction. Students l gain confidence and develop into strong and engaging musical theater performers as they bring these classic Disney characters and their Descendants to life!

Teaching Artists: Tammy Holder, TJ Tekurio & Ven Daniel