After a successful fall 2020 we are thrilled to bring back our classes as a permanent part of OVATIONS training. This fall we are excited to have several classes that we believe will not only help make our students more well-rounded artists but also help to bring them to the next level and increase their skills and abilities. Please use the link below to register for class. A payment link will be sent out to all students (1) week prior to the start of class.
MODERN/LYRICAL DANCE This class, meant for students in grades 5-12, will meet weekly on Fridays from 4:00-5:00pm starting September 17th through November 19th.Learn the fundamentals each week in this expressive style of dance. Break away from the classical techniques and move your body unconventionally. Beginner/intermediate.
MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE This class, meant for students in grades 5-12, will meet weekly on Fridays from 5:00-6:00pm starting September 17th through November 19th. Musical Theatre class will focus on learning proper dance technique while exploring the various dance styles used styles used in Broadway shows. Emphasis will also be placed on learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and telling a story through dance and facial expressions. Beginner/intermediate.
STUDIO@OVATIONS This class will meet bi-weekly on Sunday’s from 3:30-4:30pm September 26-November 21 and is designed for high school students, specifically Juniors & Seniors, seeking to prepare and perfect their audition book for college or general auditions. Staff and peers will collaborate in guiding and crafting each student’s audition book. Students will also have the opportunity to workshop their audition throughout the course and allow peer participants to implement feedback and adjustments.
Additionally, students will have several meet-ups with current students of various theatre programs throughout the country. Students will be able to ask questions and get first-hand knowledge about auditioning, the program, and many other questions right from the comfort of our studio.
ACTING FOR MUSICAL THEATRE I This class, meant for students in grades 3-8, will meet weekly on Thursdays from 4:30-5:30pm starting September 23 through November 18. This class will work on acting technique and help students to master the art of monologues, acting a song, and movement for Musical Theatre. This class will end with a final performance where students will be able to share a song and/or monologue during their final class in our blackbox theatre The Harriet.
ACTING FOR MUSICAL THEATRE II This class, meant for students in grades 9-12, will meet weekly on Mondays from 4:30-5:30pm starting September 20 through November 15. This class will work on acting technique and help students to master the art of monologues, acting a song, and movement for Musical Theatre. This class will end with a final performance where students will be able to share a song and/or monologue during their final class in our blackbox theatre The Harriet.
MUSIC THEORY FOR MUSICAL THEATRE ACTORS I This class will meet weekly on Thursday evenings from 7:30-8:30pm starting September 23 through November 18. Intro to Music Theory, is a course geared towards those who have little or no experience with reading or writing music, as well as those who would like a brush up on the basics. In this course students will cover Western music theory origins and concepts (including notation and dynamics), how to read a libretto, basic ear training and sight-singing, and how to communicate like a musician at music rehearsals. No knowledge of music theory necessary. Students will need to complete Theory 1 or test out before being able to take Music Theory 2.
MUSIC THEORY FOR MUSICAL THEATRE ACTORS II This class will meet weekly on Thursday evenings from 7:30-8:30pm starting September 23 through November 18. Intermediate Music Theory, is a course geared towards students who already have a basic foundation of music theory (knowledge of reading music, key signatures, and scales). In this course students will cover using scales to create chords, harmonies, different chordal tonalities, and basic chord progressions.
COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES:
Anyone—whether a student or teacher, must not come to class if they are:
*Running a temperature above 100 degrees F;
*Experiencing other symptoms of COVID-19 such as cough, chills, or body aches (including headaches);
*In direct contact with someone suspected of having COVID-19 in the previous 14 days;
*Recovering from COVID-19 and do not have at least two negative tests indicating that the virus is no longer being carried; or
*Are unwilling to comply with OVATIONS’s COVID-19 related procedures.