Sunday, February 25 2018


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Classes

HOMESCHOOL CLASS: Improvise & Devise!
Age: 7 - 12
When: Mon, Feb 5 - Mar 19
Time: 9-10:30am
Cost: $100.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Through improvisation students will explore all the tools of the actor's toolbox: voice, body and imagination. Students will learn to utilize their full creativity and direct their attention to the present moment in a collaborative and supportive environment. Using improv play as the vehicle, students will then create their own characters and stories, as they work together to devise a mini-play.


HOMESCHOOL CLASS: Meet the Bard through Midsummer
Age: 13 - 17
When: Mon, Feb 5 - Mar 19
Time: 11am-12:30pm
Cost: $100.00
Where: BEAT Studio
We will take the well-known characters of Puck, Oberon, Titania, and their band of fairy mischief makers, as well as the famous potion-crossed lovers, and we will set them at an 80’s prom, on the mountains of Mars, or on a sunset beach. Together the students will decide on the concept and meet the Bard in their new scene. Through paraphrasing and moving to the iambic beats, we will connect with Shakespeare’s language in a fun and interactive way!


Teeny BEAT with Ms. Julee Feb/Mar 2018
Age: 4 - 6
When: Sat, Feb 10 - Mar 3
Time: 11-11:45am
Cost: $90.00
Where: BEAT Studio
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Do you have a young one at home who just can't wait to get on stage? The benefits of participating in theatre can be felt in children of all ages...as can their inspiration and their passion. BEAT is SO VERY excited to introduce our first program just for students ages 4-6, providing fun and lively learning for your budding performer! Our workshop specializes in teaching self-confidence through a variety of drama games and exercises that will stimulate imagination and creativity as well as develop concentration and introduce the basics of storytelling, role-playing, self-expression, and theatrical skills. Meet Ms. Julee! - Julee has specialized in children’s performance for 15 years. She was a performer at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Is a clown college graduate under the sudo name of Sparkles Sassypants and owner and operator of Whimsy Entertainment for 11 years. She is also the Preschool Director of Oregon Olympic Athletics and administrator at Cascades Theatrical Company. With a degree in dramatic arts from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles, her face may also be recognizable from several local productions. Julee has been teaching BEAT the Heat classes for two years with us...most recently putting on a production of Pint Sized Pirates with our "Is Acting For You" class.


Superhero Shakespeare Spring Break Camp
Age: 7 - 14
When: Mon, March 26 - Fri, March 30
Time: 9am - 4pm
Cost: $250.00
Where: BEAT Studio (1180 SE 9th Street, Suite 120)
It's a bird...it's a plane...It's ROMEO. The Superhero Shakespeare Spring Break Camp will give campers a chance to fly, swing, and climb into Shakespeare's most famous stories. By turning Shakespeare's characters into their favorite superheroes, students will be introduced to the Bard in new and exhilarating ways. Using storyboards, stage combat, and improv we will bring these super-scenes to life. So dust off your capes, recruit your sidekicks, and fly this way! Taught by Danielle Gosselin & Nathan Gosselin-Sebens


Beginning Masterclass
Age: 9 - 12
When: Mon & Wed | June 18 - 27
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $200.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Let's dive into the world of music and acting head first! Whether you've performed before, or you're completely new to the world of acting and singing, this class is for you. We'll break down the most important parts of singing and acting so you can be the most comfortable and confident performer you can be.


Advanced Masterclass
Age: 13 - 18
When: Mon & Wed | July 9 - 25
Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm
Cost: $185.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Have you ever wondered about what makes a great performer great? Have you ever wondered how to take your performances to the next level? In this class, we'll be testing, trying, and experimenting with how we sing and act to figure out how to become a great performer. We'll learn about the most important technique for singing and acting, then apply them on the stage.


SUMMER CAMP I: Seussified Storytelling
Age: 7 - 12
When: Mon, July 9 - Fri, July 13
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $215.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Come spend part of your summer exploring the world of theatre! Through the signature style of Dr. Seuss, students will create their own story, incorporating character development, elements of story, and Dr. Seuss's magical wording. Each student will design their own Seusstastic character from head to toe. By taking the story right off the page and creating the saga on a Seussified stage, students will immerse themselves in the world of sneedles, snuvs and sala-ma- goox. No experience needed!


SUMMER CAMP II: Heroes & Heroines Sing Out!
Age: 7 - 12
When: Mon, July 16 - Fri, July 20
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $215.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Have you ever dreamed of being a hero or heroine on stage? What do Hercules, Poppy and Simba have in common? The hero's path never did run smooth. Come with us and uncover the bravery and courage that transform the average person into the hero. We will sing, dance and plot the story of the hero's journey. No experience needed!


Summer Camp III: Detective Training . . . On Stage
Age: 7 - 12
When: Mon, July 23 - Fri, July 27
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $215.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Did you know that theatre skills can help you solve mysteries? Unearth clues, unlock riddles, and use your Sherlockian skills of super deduction to solve even the most mysterious mysteries. In this camp we will develop characters and create a story with puzzles, riddles, and our very own detectives to solve them. This camp will culminate in a presentation of all our findings and final discoveries. No experience needed!


Is Acting for You? Session 1
Age: 6 - 10
When: Mon, July 30 - Thur, Aug 2
Time: 1 - 4pm
Cost: $120.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Have you been to see a play and wonder if acting might be for you? Come and try out being on the stage. Get in character and get in costume and put on a short play for your family in one week! With Ms. Julee you will learn all about being an actor and have lots of fun in the process! No experience necessary.


Three One-Act Plays
Age: 7 - 13
When: Mon, July 30 - Thur, Aug 2
Time: 9am - noon
Cost: $120.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Learn the basics of acting and having a fun, exciting time while putting on Three One-Act Plays with BEAT Children's Theatre. You will get a character, lines, a costume and props, and get to experience the fun of being in a play. The week will end with a performance for family! No experience needed.


Mini-Musical
Age: 7 - 13
When: Mon, Aug 6 - Thur, Aug 9
Time: 9am - noon
Cost: $120.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Have you ever wished you could be in a musical? Do you love to tell stories with music? This summer you can learn to sing and dance, take on a character and learn some lines, and perform a Mini-Musical for family...all in a week! No experience necessary.


Is Acting for You? Session II
Age: 6 - 10
When: Mon, Aug 6 - Thur, Aug 9
Time: 1 - 4pm
Cost: $120.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Have you been to see a play and wonder if acting might be for you? Come and try out being on the stage. Get in character and get in costume and put on a short play for your family in one week! With Ms. Julee you will learn all about being an actor and have lots of fun in the process! No experience necessary.


How to Act Shakespeare
Age: 10 - 17
When: Mon, Aug 13 - Thur, Aug 16
Time: 9am - noon
Cost: $120.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Always wanted to learn about Shakespeare but didn't know where to start? In this class students will get a chance to work with Shakespeare's scenes, monologues and speeches. We will unlock the language of Shakespeare and uncover the clues inside iambic pentameter. Through paraphrasing and moving to the iambic beats, students will learn why Shakespeare is still so popular in 2018. No experience necessary.


Improv
Age: 8 - 14
When: Mon, Aug 13 - Thur, Aug 16
Time: 1 - 4pm
Cost: $120.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Do you like to make up amazing stories and characters? Then Improv is the place for you! Come play lots of classic improv games and challenges and learn all about theatre through amazing, ever changing adventures. Improv is a great way to try out theatre for the first time. No experience necessary.


Pitched Perfect - Singing with Style
Age: 10 - 17
When: Mon, Aug 20 - Thur, Aug 23
Time: 9am - noon
Cost: $120.00
Where: BEAT Studio
How does an ape move? How does a street urchin dance? A big part of learning to act is all about how to move around like other characters. This class introduces actors to all sorts of ways to use movement to tell a story. Using music and characters of all kinds, actors will learn lots of skills for moving around the stage in a way the audience will love to see! No experience necessary.


Movement & Dance for the Actor
Age: 9 - 16
When: Mon, Aug 20 - Thur, Aug 23
Time: 1 - 4pm
Cost: $120.00
Where: BEAT Studio
How does an ape move? How does a street urchin dance? A big part of learning to act is all about how to move around like other characters. This class introduces actors to all sorts of ways to use movement to tell a story. Using music and characters of all kinds, actors will learn lots of skills for moving around the stage in a way the audience will love to see! No experience necessary.


Set Painting with ScenicG Session I
Age: 10 - 18
When: Friday, August 25
Time: 9am - noon
Cost: $75.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Come and learn the magic of Set Painting with Gabriel Barrera, Senior Charge Artist with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Gabriel has been painting amazing theatre sets for many years and will teach students all the basics of color and some introductory techniques for making the magic come alive on stage.


Set Painting with ScenicG Session II
Age: 10 - 18
When: Saturday, August 26
Time: 9am - noon
Cost: $75.00
Where: BEAT Studio
Come and learn the magic of Set Painting with Gabriel Barrera, Senior Charge Artist with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Gabriel has been painting amazing theatre sets for many years and will teach students all the basics of color and some introductory techniques for making the magic come alive on stage.