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Theater

Intro to Theater
Intro to Theater
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Intermediate Theater
Intermediate Theater
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Acting for Teens
Acting for Teens
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Private Acting & Audition Coaching
Private Acting & Audition Coaching

Professional actor and director, Rachel Jackson, coaches actors from amateur to professional on audition skills for everything from school or community theater auditions to college or art school entrance to professional acting jobs.

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In-person, Online Classes & Private Lessons

In-person

 
 
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Wednesdays 10:00-11:45am

Theater Training Program
(7-10 year olds)

Sandra Kammann teaches the craft of theater using strategies that keep kids, imagining, creating and having fun! The Ensemble will collaboratively devise an original play in which everyone has the opportunity to shine in their own special way. Students will learn acting skills, performance techniques, stagecraft, story-telling elements, communication skills, and the power of collaboration. Creating original work in a supportive environment builds self-esteem and a sense of meaningful community. Our final session will culminate in an Open House Show for family and friends.

Led by Sandra Kammann, a Master Teacher of Theater Arts, Arts Integration, World Cultures, Dance, Music, and Spoken Word. She is a Senior Faculty member with Studio Acting Conservatory's Young Actors Program, and works with The John F. Kennedy Center Education Partnerships Initiative as a Senior Teaching Artists. Sandra has offered Performing Arts Residencies that serve diverse populations in Montgomery County Public Schools, DC Public & Charter Schools, and Prince George's County Public Schools. Sandra holds two Masters degrees from The George Washington University: M.F.A. in Performance and M.A. in Cultural Anthropology: Performance, Myth & Cultural Identity. Her original plays and performances have been produced at Studio Theater, Silver Spring Black Box Theater, Joy of Motion Dance Institute, University of Maryland, Marvin Center Theater at GWU, Hartke Theater at PGCC, Johns Hopkins University, Towson State University, University of Pennsylvania, Corcoran Gallery of Art, The National Cathedral, The Basilica at Catholic University and on tour in NYC, Chicago, Detroit, Costa Rica, Brazil, India and Nepal. She is the proud mother of Gabriel Skye, an undergraduate student at Towson State University.

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Theater Training Program

Preteens-Teens

Wednesdays 12:00-2:00pm

Sandra Kammann teaches the craft of theater using strategies that keep older kids, imagining, creating and having fun! The Ensemble will collaboratively devise an original play in which everyone has the opportunity to shine in their own special way. Students will learn acting skills, performance techniques, stagecraft, story-telling elements, communication skills, and the power of collaboration. Creating original work in a supportive environment builds self-esteem and a sense of meaningful community. Our final session will culminate in an Open House Show for family and friends.

Led by Sandra Kammann, a Master Teacher of Theater Arts, Arts Integration, World Cultures, Dance, Music, and Spoken Word. She is a Senior Faculty member with Studio Acting Conservatory's Young Actors Program, and works with The John F. Kennedy Center Education Partnerships Initiative as a Senior Teaching Artists. Sandra has offered Performing Arts Residencies that serve diverse populations in Montgomery County Public Schools, DC Public & Charter Schools, and Prince George's County Public Schools. Sandra holds two Masters degrees from The George Washington University: M.F.A. in Performance and M.A. in Cultural Anthropology: Performance, Myth & Cultural Identity. Her original plays and performances have been produced at Studio Theater, Silver Spring Black Box Theater, Joy of Motion Dance Institute, University of Maryland, Marvin Center Theater at GWU, Hartke Theater at PGCC, Johns Hopkins University, Towson State University, University of Pennsylvania, Corcoran Gallery of Art, The National Cathedral, The Basilica at Catholic University and on tour in NYC, Chicago, Detroit, Costa Rica, Brazil, India and Nepal. She is the proud mother of Gabriel Skye, an undergraduate student at Towson State University.

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Intro to Theater

Mondays @ 3:30pm EST 

45 minutes

skills: none

 


suggested age: 7-10
12 classes: starts March 7th


Basic introduction to theatre skills! Focus on getting students
comfortable performing. Playing theatre games, learning songs,
building characters, engaging imagination, learning about basic
theatre knowledge. Great for kids with an interest in theatre but
unsure where to start.

$110

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Private Audition

See availability calendar to book

by appointment

30 minute blocks

Professional actor and director, Rachel Jackson, coaches actors from amateur to professional on audition skills for everything from school or community theater auditions to college or art school entrance to professional acting jobs.

30 min/ $30

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Intermediate
Theater

Mondays @ 5:00pm EST 

45 minutes

skills: Students should have taken Intro to Theater or have previous theater experience


suggested age: 7-10

12 classes: starts March 7th

Further scene work and audition skills, plus learning more about the whys, how's, and when's of theatre! Students 
will leave fully prepared for their next audition or production, knowing what to expect and how to do their best performance! (previous students or students with theatre experience

$110

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Writing Comedy

In-person

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 Learn about the different styles of telling a joke - from setups and punchlines to voice and inflections this class will direct you in how to write a joke!

$96

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Acting for Teens

Mondays at 6:00pm EST

1 hour

skills: no prior skills needed


suggested age: 13-18


12 classes: starts March 7th


Students will work on acting techniques, learn audition skills, and work on scene study skills. A great place for young actors to sharpen their skillset! 

$144

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Writing Comedy

Online

request a section

 Learn about the different styles of telling a joke - from setups and punchlines to voice and inflections this class will direct you in how to write a joke!

$96