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MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL

(Grades 6 – 12)

ACTING & IMPROV

GRADES 4–6 
WEDNESDAY 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 warmups and skills-building activities, students develop their improv and acting techniques as 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

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 the 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 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 DESCENDANTS: 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 and 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 will be taught in small groups to provide focused instruction. Students will 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

VIRTUAL BROADWAY EXPERIENCE
GRADES: 6–12

WEDNESDAYS 7:00 - 8:30 PM | $340

Class Dates: Feb 24 – May 5, 2021
Skip Date: Mar 24
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 both on stage and behind the scenes. Students have a variety of experiences in this class ranging from on-your-feet interactive workshops to fascinating and informative discussions with weekly guest artists. There will be a different area of focus each week including dance, singing, acting, directing, casting, marketing, design and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn all about Broadway directly from industry professionals! Open to all levels.

Teaching Artists:  Tammy Holder
Guest Artists – Broadway & Local Theater Professionals

ULTIMATE DANCE EXPERIENCE

GRADES: 6-12
MONDAYS 6:45 - 8:00 PM | $340

Class Dates: Feb 22 – May 3, 2021
Skip Date: Mar 22
This is a hybrid class that meets in person at the Broward Center weekly in accordance with CDC and state and local health & safety guidelines and is also offered via Zoom. In-person capacity is strictly limited. Participants who select the virtual option may not switch to attend in-person classes because of on-site capacity restrictions.


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 master class taught by different guest artists “Zooming” in to represent diverse and exciting styles of dance. Skills-building classes focus on core fundamental exercises and technical steps while introducing new and challenging 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 who have worked with top stars including Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Prince and more.

AUDITION PREP-SONGS & MONOLOGUES

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

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.


Are you ready to take your audition to the next level? This audition prep class will elevate your audition technique and confidence in a professional and supportive environment.  Students gain a realistic understanding of the audition process including guidance on head shots and resumés, audition etiquette, what to wear, selecting the best material and auditioning both in-person and in a virtual setting. Team-taught by theater professionals, students may choose to work on a song, a monologue or both.  Throughout the 10-week session, students will be given new songs or monologues and then present material in a “mock” audition for feedback. Students should have theatrical experience and a repertoire of songs and/or monologues to work on in class.  

Teaching Artists: Tammy Holder & New York Casting Director Jamibeth Margolis

SKETCH COMEDY FOR TEENS

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

Class Dates: Feb 25 – May 6, 2021
Skip Date: Mar 25

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 Anyway? 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: Feb 20 – May 8, 2021
Skip Dates: Mar 27 & Apr 3

This is a hybrid class that 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 and is also offered weekly via Zoom. In-person capacity is strictly limited.
 
The Broward Center Spotlights is a 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 both virtually and in-person. 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 and TJ Tekurio

TEEN SPRING MUSICAL: THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

GRADES: 9–12 | BY AUDITION ONLY
THURSDAYS 6:00 - 9:30 PM 

Class dates: Feb 25 – May 6, 2021
Skip Date: Mar 25

SATURDAYS 3:30 - 7:00 PM 

Class dates: Feb 20 – May 8, 2021
Skip Dates: Mar 27 & Apr 3
Show Dates: May 7 & 8

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.

Advanced techniques in acting, singing and dance are integrated into the rehearsal process and culminate in a full-length musical production in the Amaturo Theater. This charming story full of wit and humor features an eclectic group of teens and tweens vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime while candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves!

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