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Winter Classes

BEAT offers classes during the winter.

Junior BEAT – Alien Stories – Costumes from Another Planet!

Teacher: Erin Maxon
Ages: 7-10
Feb 9, 16, March 2, 9
3pm-4:30pm
Beat Studio - 1080 SE 9th Street, Suite 120
$75.00

This class is currently full. You can register, but will be placed on the wait list.

Are you ready to launch into the New Year with some fun theatre programs  Come join us for a super fun class that looks at how costumes help make a character!  In this class, Junior BEAT students will create alien characters and stories, and make their own alien costumes.  We will learn all about how building and wearing a costume helps us make characters come to life, and help us tell stories from other galaxies!  No experience necessary.

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Presenting Shakespeare!

Teacher: Kisky Holwerda
Ages: 12-19
Mon & Wed, Feb 13 – Mar 1
5-7pm
Beat Studio - 1080 SE 9th Street, Suite 120
$125.00

This class is currently full. You can register, but will be placed on the wait list.

Whether you dream of playing Hamlet or just want to figure out what it means to "suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune," this class will help you dive deeper into Shakespeare's world. Over three weeks we will take an in-depth look at language and character by working on some of Shakespeare's most memorable monologues. Each student will end this class with a performance-ready monologue and a newfound confidence in their ability to read and understand Shakespeare.

Performance: Wed, Mar 1 6pm-7pm (location TBD)

Teacher Bio - 

Kisky Holwerda has studied Shakespeare at the Stella Adler Studio, Interlochen School for the Arts, the British American Drama Academy, and received her BA in drama from Kenyon College. Kisky has performed in Bend, Portland, and New York City; some of her favorite roles include Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew and Mark Antony in Julius Caesar. As a fun twist, Kisky will be playing Shakespeare himself in Something Rotten at CTC this February. 

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Junior BEAT – Under the Sea – An Enchanting Puppet Show Adventure

Teacher: Erin Maxon
Ages: 7-10
Thursdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27
3pm-4:30pm
Beat Studio - 1080 SE 9th Street, Suite 120
$75.00

There are SO many different kinds of acting!  Put on your mermaid scales and your fins and join us for a 4-week adventure of Under-the-Sea storytelling... with puppets!  Students in this camp will learn how to make beautiful puppets out of all kinds of materials and learn to perform a story they create themselves.  We will look at how different kinds of puppetry allow us to create magical worlds!  No experience necessary.

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