2018-2019 REGISTRATION OPENS JULY 1ST!  


2018-2019 CLASS SCHEDULE at a glance

MONDAY

11:30am-12:30pm: Intermediate Ballet

12:30pm-1:15pm: Intermediate Jazz

1:15pm - 2:00pm: Intermediate Tap

3:30pm-6:30pm: High School Musical Theater

Times TBD: Stagecraft 101/102

Times TBD: Art in History


WEDNESDAY

10:00am-11:00pm: Intermediate Ballet

11:00am-11:45am: Acrobatics

11:45am-12:30pm: Ballet III

12:00am-12:45pm: Early Elementary Musical Theater

12:00pm-2:00pm: Elementary Musical Theater

1:00pm-2:00pm: Art: Theater Focus (Early Elementary)

2:15pm-3:15pm: Art: Theater Focus (Elementary)

3:30pm-5:30pm: Elementary Musical Theater

3:45pm-4:30pm: Early Elementary Musical Theater

Times TBD: Stagecraft 101/102

 

TUESDAY

11:00am-12:00pm: Adult Ballet

1:00pm-3:00pm: Intermediate Musical Theater

3:15pm-4:00pm: Jazz III

4:00pm-5:00pm: Pointe Prep

5:00pm-7:00pm: Intermediate Musical Theater

Times TBD: Stagecraft 101/102


THURSDAY

3:15pm-4:00pm: Pre Dance

4:00pm-4:45pm: Combo I/II

4:45pm-5:30pm: Jazz I/II

5:30pm-6:15pm: Ballet III

5:30pm-6:30pm: Pointe Prep

6:15pm-7:00pm: Teen Jazz

6:30pm-7:30pm: Tap I/II


FRIDAY

9:00am-10:30am: Ballet Select

10:30am-11:15am: Pre Dance

 


CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Art Classes

ART IN HISTORY CLASSEs - schedule TBD

There are three separate “Art in History” art classes, for Elementary, Intermediate, and High School ages. In the semester-long class, students will have the opportunity to experiment with and develop their skills in a variety of media, including: drawing, painting, ceramics, mixed media, and much more. We will be working on various projects looking through the lens of particular artists’ works and lives throughout history. This class will be continued into the Spring Semester, so by the end of the school year, students will have the opportunity to study many artists’ lives, their impacts on art history, and to create some unique works of art along the way. 

THEATER FOCUS CLASSEs - 

These three arts and crafts semester-long classes, for Early Elementary, Elementary, and Intermediate/High, will be focused on creating works of art around the themes of the plays put on by DeArmon C.A.S.T. this year. We will work on projects to be displayed at the shows, and will be looking to these particular plays for inspiration. 


Musical Theater Classes

Early Elementary Musical Theater - 

Beginning on third week of September, this 21-week class includes drama, music and dance. This introduction to stage class gives younger students the opportunity to perform on a limited basis in the Elementary Production. They will perform in one scene with appropriate dialogue, choreography and/or lyrics in the production on March 15 & 16, 2019. They will be taught basic stage skills such as voice projection and expression, stage movement, and music with movement.  

Elementary Musical Theater - 

This class includes drama, music and dance. Students will be taught the fundamentals in all three disciplines while preparing for the Elementary production. To see the description of this show please visit our production page. Each student will be given a character with lines, as well as learn various musical numbers with choreography. Everyone will be taught the basic skills needed for this stage production, such as: character development, voice projection, stage movement, choreography and lyrical music. The class time will move quickly as three different teachers in their respective disciplines will teach the students every week. The students will perform in the production on March 15 & 16, 2019.

Intermediate Musical Theater* - 

This class includes drama, music and dance. The concentration will be preparing for the Intermediate production on February 1, 2, 3, & 4, 2019.  Each student will be given a character with lines as well as learn various musical numbers with choreography. Everyone is taught the basic skills needed for this stage production such as: character development, voice projection, stage movement, choreography and lyrical music. The class time will move quickly as three different teachers in their respective disciplines will teach the students every week. After the production, class time will be spent with in depth acting, dancing, and music training. 

High School Musical Theater 

This class includes drama, music and dance. This class will have two performance opportunities, Beauty and the Beast (November 15, 16 & 17, 2018) and TBA Spring show (May 2 - 11, 2019). This class will be performing two productions: one in the fall, and the final C.A.S.T. production of the year first two weekends in May. Each student will learn various musical numbers with choreography as well as be given a character with lines. All are taught the basic skills needed for this stage production. The class time will move quickly as three different teachers in their respective disciplines will teach the students every week.  

*Students must have completed or be currently enrolled in Stagecraft 101. 

Dance

ACROBATICs - 

Acrobatic training teaches flexibility, balance, agility, strength, muscle control, plus discipline and concentration. The discipline and concentration required for acrobatics carries over to many aspects of a student’s life, including academics and other athletic performance. We offer a multi-level class, where students will be instructed appropriate to their skill level, ranging from the very beginner (handstands, rolls, cartwheels etc.) to the more advanced level (handsprings, flips, twists, etc.) Basic tumbling skills offer an added bonus for any dancer or athlete. Ages 6+ 

INTERMEDIATE BALLET - 

Attendance twice a week is required for this 36-week-long class, as well as a complete understanding of the basic elements of ballet. This fast-paced class will incorporate skills already acquired and will reinforce technique and form. A willingness to work and to achieve personal goals is a must.  

JAZZ I/II - 

In this 36-week-long class we will cover a variety of techniques that allow a student to be a well-rounded dancer ready to perform any style of jazz including popular fad dances. A great class for musical theater students! Ages 6+ 

JAZZ III - 

An intermediate knowledge of ballet is required for this 36-week-long class in order to keep pace and fulfill technical requirements. This artistically expressive and fun jazz class covers a variety of techniques that allow a student to be a well-rounded dancer ready to perform any style of jazz. A great class for musical theater students!  Must have completed Jazz I/II or teacher placement only.

Intermediate JAZZ - 

An intermediate knowledge of ballet is required for this 36-week-long class in order to keep pace and fulfill technical requirements. This artistically expressive and fun jazz class covers a variety of techniques that allow a student to be a well-rounded dancer ready to perform any style of jazz. A great class for musical theater students!  Must have completed Jazz III or teacher placement only.

BALLET III - 

Designed for those students who desire more instruction in the discipline of ballet.  This 36-week-long class increases your understanding of the basic elements of ballet and prepares the student for Point Preparation Class. This class will incorporate skills already acquired and will reinforce technique and form. A willingness to work and to achieve personal goals is a must. 

PRE-DANCE - 

This 36 week long class is specially designed to introduce basic ballet, tap and acrobatics to children in a fun learning environment. Ages: 3-5. (must be 4 yrs. old by December 1st.)  

BALLET - SELECT - 

To be eligible to attend this class students must be on an Intermediate or Advanced Ballet level and currently enrolled in a minimum of two ballet classes a week. Focus is on mastering and expressing Intermediate steps. 

ADULT BALLET II/III - 

An intermediate class designed for adults and teens. Great for adults returning to ballet.  

COMBO I/II - 

An introductory Combo I/II class is designed for children ages 6-12 who have no previous dance training or one year of previous dance training. We will cover the fundamental and some advanced concepts of ballet and tap to prepare the student for more serious study in a preferred form. 

POINTE PREP - 

Attendance twice a week is required for this 36-week-long class, as well as a complete understanding of the basic elements of ballet. This fast-paced class will incorporate skills already acquired and will reinforce technique and form. A willingness to work and to achieve personal goals is a must. 

tap I/II - 

Tap I/II is a Beginner level Tap class  designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn the Classical tap style. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.

Intermediate TAP - 

Intermediate Tap is a more advanced Tap class for students who have completed Tap I/II or adjudicate into the class to continue developing rhythm, style and sound of Classical Tap.  Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.

Production Classes

*STAGECRAFT 101 - 

Stagecraft class is a prerequisite class for participation in a full-length  production because it is crucial to understand the responsibilities of the stage crew. Students will learn the duties, roles, and value of the stage crew while working on a full production. They will experience set design and construction, assembly of stage properties, stage make-up, basic stage lighting, sound and much more. Working on the stage crew for the elementary production, intermediate production or high school production will be the culmination of this class. 

 

STAGECRAFT 102 - 

Students who have completed the classroom portion of Stagecraft 101 can continue to learn the art of theater design and construction, prop making, lighting, sound and more  in this class.   Because every show presents a new set of challenges, there is always more to learn.  SC 102 takes advantage of this to give students the opportunity to learn new skills and sharpen old ones. Each SC102 is taught alongside the six week classroom portion of SC101