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Classes

Classes

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Ages 5-7
(6 Weeks)  Oct. 8-Nov. 19 (No class Oct. 31)
Tues. & Thurs. 5-6pm

Join this theatre adventure for our youngest actors and actresses as they learn the basics of acting through age appropriate theatre games. While working as a team, they will discover the fun of putting on a short presentation which they will perform for family and friends on the final day of class.


Ages 8-12
(6 Weeks) Oct. 8 - Nov. 19 (No class Oct. 31)
Tue. & Thu.6-7:30pm

Students are challenged to create and sustain a role without the pressure of auditioning. This performance workshop provides an opportunity to take the stage while learning acting basics and valuable theatre skills. Family and friends are invited to the final performance!

Event Phone: 703-330-2787


Ages 8-18
(2 Hours)  Oct. 9
Wed. 5-7 pm

Get a head start on your next audition with this class on “need-to-know” basics. What is expected? How should you prepare? Learn about building a resume, delivering a monologue, or singing a few bars from your favorite song. Practice cold readings from the script to improve your self-confidence. This class is a must for those who want to try out for their school musical or for next season at Pied Piper Theatre.  For those with audition experience, brush up on your audition skills and improve your chances for getting that “dream role.”


Age 15 & up
(5 weeks) October 9 - November 6
Wed. 7:00pm-8:30pm

Instructor: Emily Thomson
Develop your observational and rendering skills. Learn to understand and draw in terms of line, value, shape, texture, light, space, composition, and perspective using a variety of media and techniques. Please bring your artist sketching pencils and charcoals, and an 18" x 24" drawing pad. This class may be taken multiple times; the lessons presented will vary from session to session. Students new to drawing instruction will learn basic techniques; more advanced students will further develop skills & explore new directions.

Event Phone: 703-330-2787


Ages 8-18
(2 Hours)  Oct. 10
Thurs. 5-7 pm

Get a head start on your next audition with this class on “need-to-know” basics. What is expected? How should you prepare? Learn about building a resume, delivering a monologue, or singing a few bars from your favorite song. Practice cold readings from the script to improve your self-confidence. This class is a must for those who want to try out for their school musical or for next season at Pied Piper Theatre.  For those with audition experience, brush up on your audition skills and improve your chances for getting that “dream role.”


Ages 15 & up 
(5 Weeks)  Oct. 22 - Nov. 19
Tue. 10:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz

Versatile and forgiving, acrylic paints may be manipulated with a wide array of techniques, applied to many different surfaces, and modified with various additives. Students new to acrylics will learn introductory basics; experienced students will improve skills and explore new directions. Class is offered throughout the year with a different approach presented each session. List of acrylics supplies given upon registration; canvases and boards will be provided by instructor.

Course fee includes tuition and $12 canvas fee.


Ages 15 & up
Oct. 24 - Nov
. 21
Thu. 10:15am - 12:45pm

Instructor: Mike Flynn
This class is designed for students (beginner to intermediate) who want to explore the unique principles of watercolor: transparency, speed, spontaneity.   Classes will emphasize and demonstrate brush work, color mixing, wash techniques, value patterns, design layout and composition. Class may be taken multiple times; subject matter will vary among a variety of landscapes, seascapes, florals and still-life. Watercolor paper will be provided by the instructor. Supply list will be provided upon registration. Course Fee includes $12.00 paper supply fee.


Teen & Adult
Oct. 29 - Dec. 3

Tue. 7:30-8:30pm

Instructor: Cookie Bell

Love rock and roll, big band and boogie woogie music? This style of swing dance will have you moving into "Triple Swing", East Coast style in time for holiday celebrations! This joyful, upbeat dance is distinguished by its bounce, rock step and Swing hip motion. We will get you in the groove!

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Ages Teen - Adult
(8 Hours) Fri. 6 - 8pm
Nov. 1 - 22

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.

 


Ages 11-14
November 1 - November 22
Fri.  6:30-8:30pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton

Wish you had more time to make something amazing in the art room? Come indulge design impulses in our Friday night studio art class!  Find plenty of individual instruction and opportunities to try new media and techniques; projects explored may vary with each student's interest. We will draw, paint, sketch, and build dynamic creations. Course fee includes $15.00 supply fee.