Winter Classes

January-May 2018

Grades 4-6
Classes begin the week of January 19th.

Seminars

Register Now!Foundations of Acting

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FOUNDATIONS OF ACTING
Grades 4th–12th

This 2-hour seminar is designed for those new to ACT or have not completed a previous semester Acting class or Acting camp for 4th Grade or older.

Taking this seminar will qualify as the prerequisite to all Acting and Broadway Combo classes for 4th grade on up. (Previous MUSICAL THEATRE or DANCE classes or camps do NOT count towards this prerequisite.)

Who needs to take this seminar?

  • Students NEW to ACT who will be registered for a semester ACTING class THIS semester.
  • Students who are moving up from the 1st-3rd grade group into the 4th-6th grade group.
  • Students who have taken Musical Theatre classes or camps, but are now registering to take an Acting class.

NOTE: This is NOT a stand alone class. It is only offered to those who are registering for an Acting or Broadway Combo class THIS semester!

Students will learn a variety of acting skills and techniques including:

  • Physical & Vocal Warm-Ups
  • The 5 Ws
  • Stage Directions
  • Body Positions
  • Physical Actions
  • Character Background
  • Intentions
  • Obstacles
  • Tactics

Tuition: $20 Seminar

Options:
Option 1: Saturday, January 13: 9:30-11:30 AM

Option 2: Monday, January 15: 5:30-7:30 PM
Option 3: Wednesday, January 17: 5:30-7:30 PM
Option 4: Wednesday, January 31: 5:30-7:30 PM (Designed for those who register AFTER classes begin.)

Register Now!Foundations of Musical Theatre

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FOUNDATIONS OF MUSICAL THEATRE
Grades 4th–12th

This 2-hour seminar is designed for those new to ACT or have not completed a previous semester Musical Theatre class or Musical Theatre camp for 4th Grade or older.

Taking this seminar will qualify as the prerequisite to all MUSICAL THEATRE classes for 4th grade on up. (Previous ACTING or DANCE classes or camps do NOT count towards this prerequisite.)

Who needs to take this seminar?

  • Students NEW to ACT who will be registered for a semester MUSICAL THEATRE class THIS semester.
  • Students who are moving up from the 1st-3rd grade group into the 4th-6th grade group.
  • Students who have taken Acting classes or camps, but are now registering to take a Musical Theatre class.

NOTE: This is NOT a stand alone class. It is only offered to those who are registering for a Musical Theatre class THIS semester!

Students will learn a variety of musical theatre skills and techniques including:

  • Warm-ups: Physical, Vocal, Stretching
  • Stage Directions
  • Body Positions
  • Projection
  • Breathing
  • Basic Dance Steps
  • Types of Notes & Clefs
  • The 5 W’s
  • Character Background

Tuition: $20 Seminar

Options:
Option 1: Saturday, January 13: 9:30-11:30 AM

Option 2: Monday, January 15: 5:30-7:30 PM
Option 3: Wednesday, January 17: 5:30-7:30 PM
Option 4: Wednesday, January 31: 5:30-7:30 PM (Designed for those who register AFTER classes begin.)

Semester Classes

Register Now!Acting: Monday 4:00 PM

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ACTING 210: Grades 4-6
Mondays 4:00-6:00 PM
Script: Big Wheel

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of improv, games, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of acting skills and techniques throughout the semester. The class will prepare a show and perform on stage in the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course.

  • A previous Acting class or camp for Grades 4-6. (A previous Musical Theatre class or camp does not fulfill this prerequisite.)
  • Foundations of Acting Seminar.  (This is a 2-hour seminar that can be taken the week before class begins. You can sign up for the Foundations seminar when you register for this class.)
  • Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into Grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

NOTE: The curriculum for Acting 200, 210, 220 and 230 are unique, and designed to be taken in any order.

Days: Mondays
Times: 4:00-6:00 PM
Instructor: Vanessa Bowie
Class Limit: 12 Students
Location: ACT Studios (2314 Vickers Drive)
Dates:
January 22, 29

February 5, 12, 19, 26
March 5, 12, 19 (No class on the 26th due to Spring Break)
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
May: 9 (Wednesday), 19 (Saturday)

Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 9, from 4:00-5:30 PM.  Students should arrive at 3:50 PM to check in.
Show: Saturday, May 19, at 3:00 PM.  Students must arrive by 2:30 PM to check in.

Dress Rehearsal & Show Location: First Company Theatre, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Tuition:
$65 Due at Registration
$70 Due on February 1
$70 Due on March 1
$70 Due on April 1
$70 Due on May 1

A $20 discount will be given if entire semester tuition is paid in full by January 26th.

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

ACT Refund Policy: Cancellation 3 weeks or more before class starts: Tuition refunded, minus a $25 admin fee. Cancellation up to 3 weeks before class starts or after first class: Tuition will be refunded, minus a $50 fee. Cancellation after second class: No refund will be given.

Wait ListBroadway Combo (Acting, Tap & Jazz): Tuesday 4:00 PM – Full Class

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BROADWAY COMBO (Acting. Tap & Jazz): GRADES 4-6
Tuesdays 4:00-5:45 PM
Musical Selections from Descendants 2

This class will offer more specific dance technique in both tap and jazz, along with developing each student’s acting skills. There will be one acting teacher (Katie Wyckoff) and one dance teacher (Beth Jordahl). Katie and Beth will alternate weeks teaching this class. (In order to teach both tap and jazz techniques, singing will NOT be included in this class.) Students will perform selections from the musical Descendants 2 in the Semester Showcase.

Dance Uniform & Shoe Requirements: Any Color Shirt, Black Athletic Shorts or Pants, Black Jazz Shoes, Black Tap Shoes

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course.

  • A previous Acting class or Acting camp for Grades 4-6. (A previous Musical Theatre class or camp does not fulfill this prerequisite.)
  • Foundations of Acting Seminar. (This is a 2-hour seminar that can be taken the week before class begins. You can sign up for the Foundations seminar when you register for this class.)
  • Students moving up from Broadway Combo Grades 1-3 into Broadway Combo Grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar.

Days: Tuesdays
Times: 4:00-5:45 PM
Instructors: Beth Jordahl* (Dance) & Katie Wyckoff (Acting)
*Note: Beth is pregnant and due in late January.  Elyse Jett-Clark will be teaching the dance portion of the class while Beth is on maternity leave.
Class Limit: 12 Students
Location: ACT Studios (2314 Vickers Drive)
Dates:
January 23, 30

February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 20 (No class on the 27th due to Spring Break)
April 3, 10, 17, 24
May: 1, 8 (Tuesday), 14 (Monday)

Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday, May 8, from 5:45-7:00 PM.  Students should arrive at 5:35 PM to check in.
Show: Monday, May 14, at 4:30 PM. Students must arrive at 4:00 PM to check in.  

Dress Rehearsal & Show Location: First Company Theatre, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Tuition:
$65 Due at Registration
$65 Due on February 1
$65 Due on March 1
$65 Due on April 1
$65 Due on May 1

A $20 discount will be given if entire semester tuition is paid in full by January 26th.

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

ACT Refund Policy: Cancellation 3 weeks or more before class starts: Tuition refunded, minus a $25 admin fee. Cancellation up to 3 weeks before class starts or after first class: Tuition will be refunded, minus a $50 fee. Cancellation after second class: No refund will be given.

Wait ListMusical Theatre: Tuesdays 5:45 PM – Full Class

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MUSICAL THEATRE 220: Grades 4-6
Tuesdays 5:45-7:45 PM
Musical Selections from Tangled

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of great vocal technique, dance coordination, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of Musical Theatre skills and techniques throughout the semester. The class will prepare select songs, choreography, and acting scenes from Tangled. At the end of the semester, students will perform on stage in the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course.

  • A previous Musical Theatre class or camp for Grades 4-6. (A previous Acting class or camp does not fulfill this prerequisite.)
  • Foundations of Musical Theatre Seminar.  (This is a 2-hour seminar that can be taken the week before class begins. You can sign up for the Foundations seminar when you register for this class.)
  • Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into Grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

NOTE: Curriculum for Musical Theatre 200, 210, 220 and 230 are unique, and designed to be taken in any order.

Days: Tuesdays
Times: 5:45-7:45 PM
Instructor: Marci Nickelsburg
Class Limit: 12 Students
Location: ACT Studios (2314 Vickers Drive)
Dates:
January 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 20 (No class on the 27th due to Spring Break)
April 3, 10, 17, 24
May: 1, 11 (Friday), 15 (Tuesday)

Dress Rehearsal: Friday, May 11, from 6:15-7:30 PM. Students should arrive at 6:05 PM to check in.
Show: Tuesday, May 15, at 6:30 PM. Students must arrive at 6:00 PM to check in. 

Dress Rehearsal & Show Location: First Company Theatre, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Tuition:
$65 Due at Registration
$70 Due on February 1
$70 Due on March 1
$70 Due on April 1
$70 Due on May 1

A $20 discount will be given if entire semester tuition is paid in full by January 26th.

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

ACT Refund Policy: Cancellation 3 weeks or more before class starts: Tuition refunded, minus a $25 admin fee. Cancellation up to 3 weeks before class starts or after first class: Tuition will be refunded, minus a $50 fee. Cancellation after second class: No refund will be given.

Register Now!Musical Theatre: Thursdays 5:45 PM – 1 Male Opening Left

Females may add their names to the wait list for this class. Wait List

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MUSICAL THEATRE 220: Grades 4-6
Thursdays 5:45-7:45 PM
Musical Selections from Tangled

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of great vocal technique, dance coordination, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of Musical Theatre skills and techniques throughout the semester. The class will prepare select songs, choreography, and acting scenes from Tangled. At the end of the semester, students will perform on stage in the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course.

  • A previous Musical Theatre class or camp for Grades 4-6. (A previous Acting class or camp does not fulfill this prerequisite.)
  • Foundations of Musical Theatre Seminar.  (This is a 2-hour seminar that can be taken the week before class begins. You can sign up for the Foundations seminar when you register for this class.)
  • Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into Grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

NOTE: Curriculum for Musical Theatre 200, 210, 220 and 230 are unique, and designed to be taken in any order.

Days: Thursdays
Times: 5:45-7:45 PM
Instructor: Marci Nickelsburg
Class Limit: 12 Students
Location: ACT Studios (2314 Vickers Drive)
Dates:
January 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1, 8, 15, 22 (No class on the 29th due to Spring Break)
April 5, 12, 19, 26
May: 3, 10 (Thursday), 19 (Saturday)

Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, May 10, from 7:00-8:15 PM. Students should arrive at 6:50 PM to check in.
Show: Saturday, May 19, at 11:00 AM. Students must arrive at 10:30 AM to check in. 

Dress Rehearsal & Show Location: First Company Theatre, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Tuition:
$65 Due at Registration
$70 Due on February 1
$70 Due on March 1
$70 Due on April 1
$70 Due on May 1

A $20 discount will be given if entire semester tuition is paid in full by January 26th.

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

ACT Refund Policy: Cancellation 3 weeks or more before class starts: Tuition refunded, minus a $25 admin fee. Cancellation up to 3 weeks before class starts or after first class: Tuition will be refunded, minus a $50 fee. Cancellation after second class: No refund will be given.

Register Now!Musical Theatre: Fridays 2:00 PM

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MUSICAL THEATRE 220: Grades 4-6
Fridays 2:00-4:00 PM
Musical Selections from Tangled

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of great vocal technique, dance coordination, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of Musical Theatre skills and techniques throughout the semester. The class will prepare select songs, choreography, and acting scenes from Tangled. At the end of the semester, students will perform on stage in the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course.

  • A previous Musical Theatre class or camp for Grades 4-6. (A previous Acting class or camp does not fulfill this prerequisite.)
  • Foundations of Musical Theatre Seminar.  (This is a 2-hour seminar that can be taken the week before class begins. You can sign up for the Foundations seminar when you register for this class.)
  • Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into Grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

NOTE: Curriculum for Musical Theatre 200, 210, 220 and 230 are unique, and designed to be taken in any order.

Days: Fridays
Times: 2:00-4:00 PM
Instructor: Marci Nickelsburg
Class Limit: 12 Students
Location: ACT Studios (2314 Vickers Drive)
Dates:
January 19, 26
February 2, 9, 16, 23
March 2, 9, 16 (No classes on the 23rd or 30th due to Spring Break)
April 6, 13, 20, 27
May: 4, 11 (Friday), 19 (Saturday)

Dress Rehearsal: Friday, May 11, from 2:45-4:00 PM. Students should arrive at 2:35 PM to check in.
Show: Saturday, May 19, at 9:00 AM. Students must arrive at 8:30 AM to check in. 

Dress Rehearsal & Show Location: First Company Theatre, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Tuition:
$65 Due at Registration
$70 Due on February 1
$70 Due on March 1
$70 Due on April 1
$70 Due on May 1

A $20 discount will be given if entire semester tuition is paid in full by January 26th.

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

ACT Refund Policy: Cancellation 3 weeks or more before class starts: Tuition refunded, minus a $25 admin fee. Cancellation up to 3 weeks before class starts or after first class: Tuition will be refunded, minus a $50 fee. Cancellation after second class: No refund will be given.

Register Now!Musical Theatre: Fridays 4:15 PM

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MUSICAL THEATRE 220: Grades 4-6
Fridays 4:15-6:15 PM
Musical Selections from Tangled

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of great vocal technique, dance coordination, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of Musical Theatre skills and techniques throughout the semester. The class will prepare select songs, choreography, and acting scenes from Tangled. At the end of the semester, students will perform on stage in the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course.

  • A previous Musical Theatre class or camp for Grades 4-6. (A previous Acting class or camp does not fulfill this prerequisite.)
  • Foundations of Musical Theatre Seminar.  (This is a 2-hour seminar that can be taken the week before class begins. You can sign up for the Foundations seminar when you register for this class.)
  • Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into Grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

NOTE: Curriculum for Musical Theatre 200, 210, 220 and 230 are unique, and designed to be taken in any order.

Days: Fridays
Times: 4:15-6:15 PM
Instructor: Marci Nickelsburg
Class Limit: 12 Students
Location: ACT Studios (2314 Vickers Drive)
Dates:
January 19, 26
February 2, 9, 16, 23
March 2, 9, 16 (No classes on the 23rd or 30th due to Spring Break)
April 6, 13, 20, 27
May: 4, 11 (Friday), 15 (Tuesday)

Dress Rehearsal: Friday, May 11, from 4:00-5:15 PM. Students should arrive at 3:50 PM to check in.
Show: Tuesday, May 15, at 4:30 PM. Students must arrive at 4:00 PM to check in. 

Dress Rehearsal & Show Location: First Company Theatre, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Tuition:
$65 Due at Registration
$70 Due on February 1
$70 Due on March 1
$70 Due on April 1
$70 Due on May 1

A $20 discount will be given if entire semester tuition is paid in full by January 26th.

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

ACT Refund Policy: Cancellation 3 weeks or more before class starts: Tuition refunded, minus a $25 admin fee. Cancellation up to 3 weeks before class starts or after first class: Tuition will be refunded, minus a $50 fee. Cancellation after second class: No refund will be given.

Register Now!Acting: Saturdays 10:45 AM

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ACTING 210: Grades 4-6
Saturdays 10:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Script: Big Wheel

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of improv, games, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of acting skills and techniques throughout the semester. The class will prepare a show and perform on stage in the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course.

  • A previous Acting class or camp for Grades 4-6. (A previous Musical Theatre class or camp does not fulfill this prerequisite.)
  • Foundations of Acting Seminar.  (This is a 2-hour seminar that can be taken the week before class begins. You can sign up for the Foundations seminar when you register for this class.)
  • Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into Grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

NOTE: The curriculum for Acting 200, 210, 220 and 230 are unique, and designed to be taken in any order.

Days: Saturdays
Times: 10:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Instructor: Megan Corsnitz
Class Limit: 12 Students
Location: ACT Studios (2314 Vickers Drive)
Dates:
January 20, 27

February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3, 10, 17 (No classes on the 24th & 31st due to Spring Break)
April 7, 14, 21, 28
May: 5, 12 (Saturday) , 14 (Monday)

Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, May 12, from 12:45-2:00 PM.  Students should arrive at 12:35 PM to check in.
Show: Monday, May 14, at 6:30 PM.  Students must arrive by 6:00 PM to check in.

Dress Rehearsal & Show Location: First Company Theatre, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Tuition:
$65 Due at Registration
$70 Due on February 1
$70 Due on March 1
$70 Due on April 1
$70 Due on May 1

A $20 discount will be given if entire semester tuition is paid in full by January 26th.

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

ACT Refund Policy: Cancellation 3 weeks or more before class starts: Tuition refunded, minus a $25 admin fee. Cancellation up to 3 weeks before class starts or after first class: Tuition will be refunded, minus a $50 fee. Cancellation after second class: No refund will be given.

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