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

1:30pm - 2:15pm: Singing 101

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

4:30pm-6:30pm: Stagecraft A (Aug 20 - Oct 1)

4:00pm-6:30pm: Stagecraft C (Oct 8 - Nov 5)

 

WEDNESDAY

10:00am-11:00am: Intermediate Ballet

11:00am-11:45am: Acrobatics

11:45am-12:30pm: Ballet III

12:00pm-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

 

 

TUESDAY

11:00am-12:00pm: Adult Ballet

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

1:30pm-3:00pm: Art: Theater Focus A (Intermediate/HS)

3:00pm-5:30pm: Stagecraft D (Oct 9 - Nov 6)

3:15pm-4:45pm: Art: Theater Focus B (Intermediate/HS)

3:15pm-4:00pm: Jazz III

4:00pm-5:00pm: Pointe Prep

4:00pm-6:00pm: Stagecraft B (Aug 21 - Oct 2)

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

7:15pm-8:30pm: Show Choir

 

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

 

FRIDAY

9:00am-10:30am: Ballet Select

 


CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Art Classes

THEATER FOCUS CLASSEs - $180 (Early Elementary & elementary) $250 (Intermediate & High School)

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 - $305

Ages (5 1/2 - 7) 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 Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies on March 15 & 16, 2019. They will be taught basic stage skills such as voice projection and expression, stage movement, and music with movement. (Must be 5 yrs. old by March 31, 2018)

Elementary Musical Theater - $858

(Ages 7 - 12) 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 of Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies on March 15 & 16, 2019.

Intermediate Musical Theater* - $950

(Students born in 2004, 2005, & 2006) This class includes drama, music and dance. The concentration will be preparing for the Intermediate production of Nifty Fifties on January 31 & February 1st, 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* - $998

(Students born in 2003 and earlier) This class includes drama, music and dance. This class will have two performance opportunities, Disney's Beauty and the Beast (November 15, 16 & 17, 2018) and the Spring show, Newsies! (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.  

Show choir - $188

(Students born in 2008 and earlier) 

The show chorus is an exciting choral arts program that will meet once a week and provide singers the opportunity to expand their musical and performance skills in a choir setting. With a variety of styles of music, the program will give students experience in 2 and 3 part harmony as well as further vocal development, and fun choreography!   The chorus will develop a performance package that will be performed in the community and area venues such as Zoo Tampa Lowry Park's 'Christmas in the Wild'. Other possible venues are Busch Gardens, and possibly auditioning for a Disney’s Epcot Candlelight performance and Gaylord Palms.   Other potential performances for the holidays will be added as schedule allows!!

singing 101 - $100

(Open to High School Musical Theater Students) 

This class is specially designed to allow for growth and development of skill and confidence in the foundational skills of singing. A small class size will allow for individual attention to be given to each student. Attention will be given to breath support, pitch accuracy, tone quality, vocal range and ear training with the goal that each student enjoy confidence in singing with others in ensembles. This class will accept students who are signed up for high school theatre class and requires teacher approval. Students outside of theatre class will be considered if space is available.

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

Dance

ACROBATICs - $437

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 - $941

Attendance twice a week is required for this year 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 - $437

In this year 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 - $437

An intermediate knowledge of ballet is required for this year 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 - $437

An intermediate knowledge of ballet is required for this year 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 - $437

Designed for those students who desire more instruction in the discipline of ballet.  This year 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 - $437

This year 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, 2018)  

BALLET - SELECT - $707

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 - $473

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

COMBO I/II - $437

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 -$941

Attendance twice a week is required for this year 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 - $437

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 - $437

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 - $185

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 - $65

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