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MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

(Grades 6 – 12)

PERFORMANCE MENTOR PROGRAM: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL

GRADES 2–12 | BY AUDITION ONLY | $385
THURSDAYS 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Class dates: Sep 10 - Dec 3, 2020
Skip dates: Nov 26

SATURDAYS 3:30 - 6:30 PM

Class dates: Sep 12 - Dec 5, 2020
Skip dates: Sep 19, Oct 31 & Nov 28
Show Dates: Dec 10, Dec 11 & Dec 12*
*This is a hybrid class. The class starts with weekly Zoom meetings and concludes with in person rehearsals and final performances in accordance with CDC and state and local health & safety guidelines.  
 

Advanced techniques in acting, singing and dance are integrated into the rehearsal process and culminate in a full-length musical production. Join Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and a host of colorful characters for this traditional holiday tale. Especially adapted for family audiences, this musical production of the Charles Dickens classic is a wonderful way to celebrate the season with the entire family. In this unique theatrical experience, students learn from and then perform alongside adult professional actors in the Amaturo Theater. Fee includes script and costumes.

Teaching Artists from The Performance Project School of the Arts

YOUTH FALL MUSICAL: FAME JR

GRADES: 4–8
MONDAYS 6:00 - 9:00 PM | $385

Class dates: Sep 14 - Nov 30, 2020 
Skip dates: Sep 28, Nov 23
Show dates: Dec 1, Dec 2, Dec 3 & Dec 4* 

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 use these skills to put on a final show in the Abdo New River Room. Set in New York City's High School for the Performing Arts, Fame JR. is the inspiring story of a diverse group of students who commit to four years of artistic and academic work. With candor, humor and insight, the show explores the issues that confront many young people today. Fame JR. features a high-energy, contemporary pop score and a touching coming-of-age story. 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

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

Class dates: Sep 12 - Nov 21, 2020
Skip date: Sep 19
This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child.

In this advanced-level class, students develop their musical theater skills on a pre- professional level by strengthening techniques in singing, dancing and acting. Students participate in small group breakouts which focus on specific skills and provide the student intensive study with each teaching artist professional. In the acting breakout, students explore various acting methods, script analysis and how to create strong characters. The dance breakout includes stretching and flexibility work, as well as instruction in various musical theater dance styles. The singing breakout focuses on improving vocal technique, learning music theory and developing skills to build a backstory for your song. Students integrate these skills and gain confidence as a strong and engaging musical theater performers.

Auditions will be held during the final class for the Spring 2021 show-Title: TBD


Teaching Artists: Tammy Holder, TJ Tekurio & Ven Daniel

VIRTUAL BROADWAY EXPERIENCE
GRADES: 6–12

WEDNESDAYS 7:00 - 8:30 PM | $340

Class dates: Sep 9 - Nov 18, 2020
Skip dates: Nov 11
This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child.
 

This unique online experience is designed for the ultimate Broadway fan! This class explores various facets of Broadway, onstage and behind-the-scenes, while focusing on a different areas of theater each week including directing, casting, marketing, design, and much more. This class features special guest artists to talk about the different topics covered weekly. Don't miss this opportunity to learn all about Broadway directly from industry professionals! Open to all levels.

Teaching Artists:  Tammy Holder & guest artists direct from Broadway

ULTIMATE DANCE EXPERIENCE

GRADES: 6-12
MONDAYS 7:00 - 8:30 PM | $340

Class Dates: Sep 14 - Nov 30, 2020
Skip Dates: Sep 28, Nov 23
This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child.

 
This dance class is like no other! Learn steps from leading industry professionals while building your dance technique. Each week, students alternate between a skills-building class and a dance masterclass taught by different guest artists representing many of Broadway’s diverse dance styles. Skills-building classes focus on core fundamental exercises and technical steps while introducing new and exciting movement styles. Each master dance class features a different dancer, choreographer or director from Broadway, TV, film and concerts to lead the master class and end with a Q&A session.

Teaching Artist: TJ Tekurio
Special Guest Teaching Artists include dancers from hit Broadway shows, directors and
choreographers for top stars including Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Prince and
more.

AUDITION PREP-MUSICAL THEATER SINGING

GRADES: 6–12
TUESDAYS 7:00 - 8:30 PM | $340

Class Dates: Sep 15 - Nov 17 
This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the
best possible virtual experience for your child.


Whether trying out for the school play or auditioning over Zoom, students will discover the skills needed for success at a musical theater audition. Students leave with a polished song and greater confidence for their next audition having received guidance on head shots, resumés, song selection, cutting songs, auditioning in front of a camera and creating a character. Along with expert instruction in musical theater singing, this class teaches audition etiquette such as how to compose yourself, how to communicate with the accompanist, what to wear and how to handle the audition with professionalism. Throughout the session, students showcase what they’ve learned in front of various guest artists and theater professionals who provide feedback on their performances. Students should have experience in musical theater and a repertoire of two to four songs.

Teaching Artist: Tammy Holder & special guest artists

SKETCH COMEDY FOR TEENS

GRADES: 8–12
THURSDAYS: 7:00 - 8:30 PM | $340

Class Dates: Sep 10 - Nov 12, 2020
This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child.


Learn how to create written comedy sketches in the style of Saturday Night Live and Whose Line Is It Anyways? This class uses the tools of improvisation to hone comedy skills and generate ideas for original sketches. Students are guided through the writing process from idea generation to performance, maximizing creativity through weekly writing assignments, independent work and weekly class interactions. Showcase your sense of humor while exploring your originality and imagination in this new and unique class.

Teaching Artist: Julia DiFerdinando

BROWARD CENTER SPOTLIGHTS

GRADES: 6–12 | BY AUDITION ONLY
SATURDAYS 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | $350

Class dates: Sep 12 - Nov 21, 2020
Skip date: Sep 19
This class meets weekly on Zoom and has been specially designed to provide the best possible virtual experience for your child. Virtual performance opportunities will also take place throughout the season.

 
The Broward Center Spotlights is a youth performing vocal ensemble perfect for students who love to sing. This audition-based musical theater program trains students to perform solos, duets and group numbers along with choreography for various Broward Center and community events. This session, Spotlights will create virtual vocal compilation videos, present livestream performances. Team-taught by a professional music director and choreographer, students gain top instruction in song and dance, musicianship, improved vocal technique and song interpretation while building dance skills and stage presence. Class fee includes a Broward Center Spotlights t-shirt.

Teaching Artists: Tammy Holder & TJ Tekurio