Here at Brigham’s Playhouse we believe strongly in the power of the arts to change lives and uplift others. Getting involved in the arts can have a positive impact in shaping who you become. Because we want to continue having opportunities to grow and expand with our community outreach, Brigham’s Playhouse Theatre Academy Classes are coming soon! Classes will begin on January 14 - May 15, 2019. We offer classes for all age groups and in all kinds of the performing arts including; Singing, Acting, Musical Theatre, Creative Musical Dramatics, Showchoir, Acting Troupe, etc. We would love to have you be a part of our Brigham’s Playhouse family and assist in our mission to help others “Feel the Difference” by using your talents to change lives! For any questions or to speak more about our Theatre Academy, call 435.251.8000! Ages 3-6 Sign Up Ages 13-18 Sign Up Ages 7-9 Sign Up Adult/Senior Sign Up Ages 10-12 Sign Up
Theatre Academy Spring 2019 January 14-May 15 (No Class Monday Jan. 21, Monday Feb. 18, March 11-15 Spring Break) Showcase will be May 14 & 15 Ages 3-4 Creative Musical Dramatics Tuesday 10:00am-10:45pm This class provides opportunities for children to develop creativity and expression skills through playful activities and research based games. Sensory exploration, emotional awareness, goal setting, problem solving, and characterization will all be explored. The child will learn how to utilize the mind, voice, face, and body to increase their communication and awareness skills. Students will need to provide their own props and costumes from materials found at home. Ages 5-6 Creative Musical Dramatics Monday 5:00pm-5:45pm This class provides opportunities for children to develop creativity and expression skills through playful activities and research based games. Sensory exploration, emotional awareness, goal setting, problem solving, and characterization will all be explored. The child will learn how to utilize the mind, voice, face, and body to increase their communication and awareness skills. Students will need to provide their own props and costumes from materials found at home. Ages 7-9 This class will be an experience that combines all of the elements of performing arts including, singing, dancing, acting & musical theatre. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity have be introduced to each part of the performing arts and get hands on experience with each one. This will be a great opportunity for students to use their creativity and unlock their talents as they explore each performing art form with games and interactive experiences. Ages 10-12 Pre-Teen Musical: Reality Wednesday & Thursday 4:00pm-4:55pm Instructor: Jasmine Anderson Musical theatre acting combines the art of acting with the art of singing in a unique technique all of its own. Using the techniques of subtext, sense memory, emotional recall, and activation of objectives to heighten truthful performances of songs will be the content of this class. Pre-Teen Musical: Heightening Monday & Tuesday 4:00pm-4:55pm Instructor: Jasmine Anderson The class will explore how the mind, voice, face, and body can be used to energize, focus, structure, and stylize a musical theatre performance. This will be accomplished through carefully crafted theatre games, discussion, and workshops of solos, and duets. Youth Acting (Ages 10-18) Thursday & Friday 5:00pm-5:55pm Instructor: Jasmine Anderson This class will present acting techniques that will lead to openness, confidence, self-discovery, imagination, sensory awareness, creative expression, emotional believability, dramatic action (establishing objectives & overcoming obstacles), character development and improvisation. Theatre games, monologues, and scenes will be used in class to teach these life changing skills and attributes. Youth Singing (Ages 10-18) Friday 4:00pm-4:55pm The group voice lessons will teach relaxation, alignment, breath, support, resonance, placement, style, articulation, and diction. Songs will be selected by the students and may include pop, country, musical theatre, or classical material. The class will be taught in a safe emotional environment for beginners through experienced singers. Youth Acting Troupe (Ages 12-18) Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday 4:00pm-4:55pm Instructor: Karissa John This is a performing group that will present plays or improvisations in several performances throughout the term. Students will be part of excellent productions that will entertain audiences, but the process of preparing these shows will teach amazing life skills. Please be aware that addition costume fees (not to exceed $50) may be applied to the students in this class. Requirements: Must also be enrolled in either Youth Acting or a Musical Theatre class. Youth Show Choir (Ages 12-18) Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 5:00pm-5:55pm Instructor: Dale Hoopes This is a performing group that will present musical theatre pieces and song & dance numbers in several concerts throughout the term. While high quality, entertaining performances will be the result, developing self-esteem, teaching performance skills, and having fun is the purpose. Please be aware that addition costume fees (not to exceed $50) may be applied to the students in this class. Requirements: Must also be enrolled in either Youth Singing, or a Musical Theatre class. Teen Musical Theatre: Reality (Ages 13-18) Monday & Wednesday 6:00pm-6:55pm Instructor: Jasmine Anderson Musical theatre acting combines the art of acting with the art of singing in a unique technique all of its own. Using the techniques of subtext, sense memory, emotional recall, and activation of objectives to heighten truthful performances of songs will be the content of this class. Teen Musical Theatre: Heightening (Ages 13-18) Tuesday & Thursday 5:00pm-5:55pm Instructor: Karissa John The class will explore how the mind, voice, face, and body can be used to energize, focus, structure, and stylize a musical theatre performance. This will be accomplished through carefully crafted theatre games, discussion, and workshops of solos, and duets. Teen Musical Theatre: Externalization (Ages 13-18) Tuesday & Wednesday 6:00pm-6:55pm Instructor: Karissa John This class isolates each of the performance modes (voice, face, and body), untangles them, and then strengthen’s each with techniques and skills. The results of this class lead to amazing performing power. Youth Acting Troupe (Ages 12-18) Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday 4:00pm-4:55pm Instructor: Karissa John This is a performing group that will present plays or improvisations in several performances throughout the term. Students will be part of excellent productions that will entertain audiences, but the process of preparing these shows will teach amazing life skills. Please be aware that addition costume fees (not to exceed $50) may be applied to the students in this class. Requirements: Must also be enrolled in either Youth Acting or a Musical Theatre class. Youth Show Choir (Ages 12-18) Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 5:00pm-5:55pm Instructor: Dale Hoopes This is a performing group that will present musical theatre pieces and song & dance numbers in several concerts throughout the term. While high quality, entertaining performances will be the result, developing self-esteem, teaching performance skills, and having fun is the purpose. Please be aware that addition costume fees (not to exceed $50) may be applied to the students in this class. Requirements: Must also be enrolled in either Youth Singing, or a Musical Theatre class. Youth Acting (Ages 10-18) Thursday & Friday 5:00pm-5:55pm Instructor: Jasmine Anderson This class will present acting techniques that will lead to openness, confidence, self-discovery, imagination, sensory awareness, creative expression, emotional believability, dramatic action (establishing objectives & overcoming obstacles), character development and improvisation. Theatre games, monologues, and scenes will be used in class to teach these life changing skills and attributes. Youth Singing (Ages 10-18) Friday 4:00pm-4:55pm The group voice lessons will teach relaxation, alignment, breath, support, resonance, placement, style, articulation, and diction. Songs will be selected by the students and may include pop, country, musical theatre, or classical material. The class will be taught in a safe emotional environment for beginners through experienced singers. Adults/Seniors Directing (January 14- Feb. 16) Monday & Tuesday 6:00pm-7:00pm Instructor: Jamie Young This is a series of special 5-week-long workshop classes (10 one-hour sessions per workshop) that teach every aspect of the art and craft of directing. There are five different workshops in the series and they can be taken in any order. These directing workshops will be taught by theatre professor Jamie Young and will provide enrollees with personal coaching by him. These workshops are for participants 18 years of age and older. $150 per workshop. Directing: Rehearsal Methods This workshop will give directors the ability to evaluate each rehearsal situation and determine which of six universal rehearsal methods should be used in that situation. Information and practice of each rehearsal method will be included. Topics included: Factors of Directing (Time, Cast Size, Experience Level, Complexity), and Rehearsal Methods (Instruction, Discussion, Coaching, Critique, Experimentation, Problems Solving). Auditioning (Feb.18-March 30) Monday & Tuesday 6:00pm-7:00pm Instructor: Jamie Young Do you want to impress directors with professional quality auditions? Or are you trying to win that college scholarship? So much training in theatre is spent on how to create the best show. But that training won’t help that much if you can’t get in the show. Auditions are the key to getting in the show. This 5-week workshop will cover the techniques, components, and tricks of a powerful audition. Topics will include: Preparation, Selecting Materials, Knowing Your Type, Working with the Accompanist, Introductions, Transitions, Monologues, Songs, Cold Readings, Callbacks, Headshots & Resumes. Adult Musical Theatre: Heightening (April 1- May 4) Monday & Tuesday 6:00pm-7:00pm The class will explore how the mind, voice, face, and body can be used to energize, focus, structure, and stylize a musical theatre performance. This will be accomplished through carefully crafted theatre games, discussion, and workshops of solos, and duets.