La Crosse, WI – 08/22/18 – La Crosse Community Theatre announces that registration is now open for the fall session of Theatre for Youth classes. Classes meet on Saturday mornings September 15 through November 10, 2018, with no classes scheduled on September 29, at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts.
Discover the world through theatre! Our education program reflects our mission: To create productions and projects that enhance the theatrical literacy of our audience members, volunteers, students, and staff. The goals of our education program are to provide opportunities for creativity and personal growth in a fun, collaborative environment and to celebrate human connections through communication and interactions.
Imagination Station, for ages 5-7, meets from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. This class is a gentle introduction to all things theatre. Students will tell stories using only their voices, bodies and imaginations.
Acting 1, for ages 8-10, meets from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This class focuses on the fundamentals of speaking onstage, from breath support and proper projection, to clarity and diction. The students will apply their newly learned techniques in scripted and improvised scenes.
Acting 2, for ages 10-12, meets from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This class will help students use their voice in new ways. Students will focus on creating a character, conveying emotion, and advancing the scene all with the power of their voice.
Teen Masterclass: Speaking Shakespeare, for ages 13-18, meets from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Students will learn tricks for memorization and perform passages of scenes from Shakespeare’s works.
Tuition is $80-$150 for each student. Registration may be completed through the box office or online at www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. For questions or to register, please call the box office at 608-784-9292 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.