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upcoming classes
SPRING 2022

Dress Code

Students must wear shoes that are comfortable to dance in (NO crocs or flip flops) and pants that allow movement (no tight jeans or super short shorts).

FOR ADV DANCE: dance shoes and appropriate dance wear required

Covid Protocol

If your child feels sick in any capacity or has been exposed to Covid, please text me with a heads up and keep them at home!! Students will be required to wear a mask as long as NHCS schools mandate them.  We will be able to spread out due to the size of the space.

REGISTRATION IS THROUGH OPERA HOUSE THEATRE COMPANY. 

You will be re-directed to their website for registration.

BEGINNING THEATRE DANCE

FOR THE STRONG SINGER / ACTORS, I GOT YOU! DON’T LET THE DANCE COMPONENT OF MUSICAL THEATRE INTIMIDATE YOU OR HOLD YOU BACK. WE’LL NAIL THE BASICS STEPS AND FOCUS ON DYNAMICS, RHYTHM, MUSICALITY AND FUNDAMENTALS! YOU’LL BE A TRUE TRIPLE THREAT IN NO TIME. 

Taught by Carson Hobbs.

Tuesdays January 17 - April 18th (14 weeks)

4:30pm - 5:15pm

$200

Ages 12+

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SCENE STUDY + ACTING THROUGH SONG

WORK ON CHARACTER AND SCRIPT ANALYSIS, INTERPRETING A SONG, AND SCENE WORK. BROKEN DOWN IN SECTIONS WITH DIFFERENT INTSRUCTORS, THIS CLASS WILL TRULY BUILD A WELL ROUNDED THEATRE ACTOR. 

Experience required. 

Taught by Carson Hobbs, Sydney Smith Martin, and other guest teachers.

Tuesdays January 17th - April 18th (4 weeks of each + 2 bonus)

5:15pm - 6:00pm

$200
Ages 12+

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ADVANCE THEATRE DANCE

FOR THE INT/ADV THEATRE DANCERS. LEARN THEATRE REP, TAP, HIP HOP, BWAY JAZZ, STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING, AND ORIGINAL CHOREO.

Must have teacher approval. 

 

Taught by Carson Hobbs.

Tuesdays January 17th - April 18th

6:00pm - 7:30pm

$350

Ages 12+

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4 WEEK IMPROVE CLASS

LEARN THE CORE FUNDAMENTALS OF IMPROV THROUGH VARIOUS GAMES AND EXERCISES THAT ENCOURAGE TRUST, COMMUNICATION, AND AGREEMENT (YES, AND!) IN A CREATIVE, FUN ENVIRONMENT.  IMPROVE YOUR STORYTELLING SKILLS, AND BECOME MORE SPONTANEOUS, TRUSTING AND COOPERATIVE IN SCENE WORK! THE PERFECT COMPLIMENT TO BUILDING A WELL ROUNDED PERFORMER. 

 

Taught by Sydney Smith Martin. 

Tuesdays January 17th - February 7th (4 weeks)

6:00pm - 6:45pm

$75

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SPOTLIGHT

PERFORMERS DO IT ALL IN THIS CLASS, FROM IMPROVISATION GAMES TO ACTING, SINGING, AND DANCING. STUDENTS WILL WORK AS A TRUE ENSEMBLE TO LEARN NUMBERS FROM BROADWAY SHOWS AND MOVIE. MUSICALS, COMPLETE WITH COSTUMES AND PROPS!  IN CLASS PERFORMANCES THROUGHOUT FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. 

 

Taught by Carli Batson

Wednesdays January 18th - April 19th (14 weeks)

3:30pm - 4:25

$225

Ages 8 - 10

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SPOTLIGHT

PERFORMERS DO IT ALL IN THIS CLASS, FROM IMPROVISATION GAMES TO ACTING, SINGING, AND DANCING. STUDENTS WILL WORK AS A TRUE ENSEMBLE TO LEARN NUMBERS FROM BROADWAY SHOWS AND MOVIE. MUSICALS, COMPLETE WITH COSTUMES AND PROPS!  IN CLASS PERFORMANCES THROUGHOUT FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. 

 

Taught by Carli Batson

Wednesdays January 18th - April 19th (14 weeks)

4:30pm - 5:35pm

$225

Ages 11+

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TRIPLE THREAT PREP

FOR THE BUDDING PERFORMER WHO HAS MAIN STAGE DREAMS. THIS WILL BE A MORE SERIOUS, FOCUSED, AND FUN CLASS THAT WILL DEVELOP A TRIPLOE THREAT PERFORMER. EACH WEEK WILL BE BROKEN INTO 3 SECTIONS OF SONG, ACTING, AND DANCE (musical theatre, hip hop, and tap). PERFECT FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO BE OR ALREADY ARE A PART OF WILMINGTON’S INCREDIBLE YOUTH THEATRE SCENE!

 

Taught by Sydney Smith Martin with guests artists.

(Ages 10 - 13)

Thursdays January 18th - April 20th (14 weeks)

4:30pm - 6:00pm

$250

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AUDITION TECHNIQUE

January 28th (ages 14 - 94)

February 4th (ages 9 - 13)

 

TO GET ANY JOB, ONE MUST AUDITION. BUT.. LET’S FACE IT, AUDITIONING IS A SKILL THAT YOU NEVER GET TO PRACTICE. IN THIS INTENSIVE, THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT WE’LL DO - PRACTICE!! 

 

**MOCK DANCE CALL + COLD READS FOR ROLES + HELP WITH SONG SELECTIONS + WHAT TO WEAR + HOW TO WALK IN THE ROOM + STRUCTURING YOUR RESUME + HOW TO MENTALLY PREPARE + ALL QUESTIONS ANSWERED!**

 

THESE WORKSHOPS ARE FOR THE NEWBIES TO THE SEASONED ACTORS. THERE ARE SO MANY EXCITING SHOWS COMING UP ON THE VERY ACTIVE ILM THEATRE SCENE FOR ALL AGES AND EXPERIENCE LEVELS..  CALM THOSE NERVOUS JITTERS AND DON’T LET UNPREPAREDNESS GET IN THE WAY!

Taught by Carson Hobbs with guest teacher, Abbie Brady Dalton (casting agent for 15 years with Telsey + Co in NYC - they cast the biggest bway shows and movie musicals in the biz)

$40

**possibly longer depending on size of group

***private audition coaching slots available at a later date

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