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Drama

Drama


Ages 12-Adult
(4 Hours) April 22, 2017
Sat. 9am-1pm

Instructor: Dale Walsh
Behind the Scenes will give students a chance to learn the art of technical theatre. Topics to be covered include design and operation of lighting and sound systems, set design and construction, special effects, and stage management. Classes will take place in real working theaters and will include hands-on-experience. Learn what goes on behind the curtain – this class is a must for aspiring “techies” both for school drama activities as well as for upcoming Pied Piper Theatre productions.


Ages 15 - Adult
May 8-24
Mon./Wed. 6:30-8:30pm  

Instructor:  David Johnson

Do you want to be better at public speaking, nail a college or job interview or learn how to have the voice of a leading man or lady? If you answered yes to any of these then Speaking for Success is a must-take class! Utilizing the work of renowned voice teacher, Arthur Lessac, students will develop the natural musicality to their voices as well as discover the healthiest way to speak, project, enunciate, etc. Used by famous actors such as Faye Dunaway, Jim Parsons, and Frank Langella, the Lessac work is the key to finding your own unique voice.


Ages 5-7
(3 Weeks) May 9-25
Tue. & Thu. 5:30-6:30pm

Do you provide mom and dad with lots of entertainment at home? Then bring your imagination and explore your talents in this magical adventure into acting. Theatre games and improvisation provide a wealth of new acting skills and self-confidence to budding actors!


Ages 8-12
(3 Weeks) May 9-25
Tue. & Thu. 6:30-7:30pm

Got the acting bug? While perhaps not as easy as accomplished actors make it seem, acting builds on techniques that you can learn and practice. In the Acting and Improvisation class, you will learn many techniques so important to auditioning and developing not only your acting abilities, but your self-confidence. This is your chance to explore audition basics, warm-up routines, script work, improvisation, scene study and character study. Action!


Ages 12-Adult
(5 Weeks) May 15-June 19 (No class May 29)
Mon. 7:00 - 8:00 pm
As with any instrument, the human voice sings the sweetest notes with proper training. If your instrument could use some fine tuning, join this class to work on proper voice technique. All levels of experience are welcome. Class size is limited so register early!


Ages 5-10
June 2, 2017
Fri. 6-8pm

Parents, come enjoy First Friday dining and shopping specials throughout Historic Manassas while your children dabble in the arts at the Candy Factory! On Friday evenings June 2nd, July 7th & August 4th our downtown district will become an open air festival of dining, music, shopping & more. Enroll your children in two-hours of art & theatre play at the Center, while you join the grown-up fun that awaits around every corner! Pre-registration required.

Course Fee includes $5.00 Supply Fee

 


Ages 5-7
(1 Week) June 19-23
Mon.-Fri. 5-6pm

Do you provide mom and dad with lots of entertainment at home? Then bring your imagination and explore your talents in this magical adventure into acting. Theatre games and improvisation provide a wealth of new acting skills and self-confidence to budding actors!


Ages 8-12
(1 Week) June 19-23
Mon.-Fri. 6-7pm

Got the acting bug? While perhaps not as easy as accomplished actors make it seem, acting builds on techniques that you can learn and practice. In the Acting and Improvisation class, you will learn many techniques so important to auditioning and developing not only your acting abilities, but your self-confidence. This is your chance to explore audition basics, warm-up routines, script work, improvisation, scene study and character study. Action!


Teen-Adult
(1 Week) June 19-23

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 - 9:00 pm
For actors of all levels, this class will rediscover the basics of acting: intentions, opposites, relationships, and humor. Develop your acting tools through improvisation, character development, scene study, and creativity. Learn to engage your character to make confident and strong choices in developing a scene through new skills.


Age 8-12
(2 weeks) June 26-July 7;  no camp 7/4
Mon. - Fri. 9am-3:30pm

The curtain is rising on this exciting dramatic and musical theatre workshop.  Join professional guest artists and teachers in a theatre arts adventure through theatre games, drama, acting techniques, mime, scene study, and improvisation.  Morning sessions in dance, music, voice, musical theatre, and theatre combat add a variety of skills essential to the young actor. The afternoon session features a musical theatrical performance workshop.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in all elements of the production from character development to creating sets, props, makeup, and costumes.  Friends and family are welcome to attend the performance on the final afternoon.