The Woodland Opera House Education Program

Education through dance, drama & musical theatre

Inspiring creativity in the hearts and minds of our youth through the learning and experiencing of live dramatic art.

Our Education Program

~ YOUTH CLASSES ~
NOW REGISTERING!

TEENY TAPPERS SUMMER WORKSHOP

This workshop introduces young dancers to the fun and rhythm of tap. Students will be taught basics while building coordination, developing rhythm, all while having a blast!

Ages 3 & 4   Tues       3:00-3:45         June 5-July 10

Instructor: Hayley Harrison
Tuition: $60 if registering by May 24. $65 if registering after May 24.

Workshop Registration Form


TINY TAPPERS SUMMER WORKSHOP

This workshop introduces young dancers to the fun and rhythm of tap. Students will be taught basics while building coordination, developing rhythm, all while having a blast!

 

Ages 5-7    Tues & Thur         4:00-4:45         June 19-July 12

Instructor: Hayley Harrison
Tuition: $80 if registering by June 7. $85 if registering after June 7.

Workshop Registration Form


BEGINNING YOUTH TAP

This tap workshop is geared towards the beginning tapper. Each class will start off with a warm up to get your feet moving, then across the floor basics, and end by putting it together within a combination.

 

Ages 8-14        Tuesdays         5:00-5:55            July 24th-August 28th

Instructor: Staci Arriaga

Tuition: $60 if registering by July12. $65 if registering after July 12.

Workshop Registration Form

Make believe! Pre-ballet Workshop

Plies, Positions, Perfection! Come stretch your muscles and your imagination by learning ballet basics! Students will be introduced to the basics of movement, musicality, and ballet technique in a fun environment that fosters growth and development of their personal strengths.

Ages 3-5          Thursdays          3:00-3:45      March 8-May 3 (No class April 5)

Instructor: Anna Walton
Tuition: $80 if registering by March 1. $85 if registering after March 1.
Workshop Registration Form


Beginning Ballet Workshop

Students will be introduced to the basics of movement, musicality, and ballet technique in a fun environment that fosters growth and development of their personal strengths.

Ages 6-8       Fridays      5:00-5:45     March 9-May 4 (No class April 6)

Instructor: Anna Walton
Tuition: $80 if registering by March 1. $85 if registering after March 1.
Workshop Registration Form


Summer Continuing Ballet

This class is for dancers who want to continue to improve their technique through the summer. Pointe is included in the class time, but students do not need to be en pointe to participate. This is a great opportunity to build strength, and sharpen skills. This is not a beginner class. This is a class open to students who are currently in Orange, Teal, Peach, Vermillion, and Red, or with teacher approval.

Monday-Thursday      4:00-5:30         6/18 -7/12 (No Class 7/4)

Instructor: Crystal Rea
Tuition: $150 if registering by June 7. $155 if registering after June 7.

Workshop Registration Form


Make believe! Summer Pre-ballet Workshop Ages 3-4

Plies, Positions, Perfection! Come stretch your muscles and your imagination by learning ballet basics! Students will be introduced to the basics of movement, musicality, and ballet technique in a fun environment that fosters growth and development of their personal strengths.

 

Ages 3-4

Tuition: $60 if registering by July 12. $65 if registering after July 12.
Instructor: Anna Walton

 

Tuesday Session: Tuesdays- 4:00-4:45, July 24-August 28
Wednesday Session: Wednesdays – 3:00-3:45, July 25-August 29

Workshop Registration Form


Beginning Ballet Workshop Ages 5-8

Students will be introduced to the basics of movement, musicality, and ballet technique in a fun environment that fosters growth and development of their personal strengths.

 

Tuesdays, 5:00-5:55, July 24-August 28
Tuition: $60 if registering by July 12. $65 if registering after July 12.

Instructor: Anna Walton

Workshop Registration Form


Beginning Ballet Workshop Ages 9+

Students will be introduced to the basics of movement, musicality, and ballet technique in a fun environment that fosters growth and development of their personal strengths.

 

Wednesdays, 4:00-4:55, July 25-August 29
Tuition: $60 if registering by July 12. $65 if registering after July 12.

Instructor: Anna Walton

Workshop Registration Form


HIP HOP/JAZZ SUMMER WORKSHOP

An introduction to hip hop and jazz for young dancers that will focus on rhythm, syncopation and stage presence.

Ages 5-7      Tue & Thur         4:45-5:30        June 19-July 12

Instructor: Hayley Harrison
Tuition: $80 if registering by June 7. $85 if registering after June 7.
Workshop Registration Form


Beginning Youth Jazz

This jazz workshop is geared towards the beginner. Each class will start off with a warm up to get your feet moving, then across the floor basics, and end by putting it together within a combination.

 

Ages 8-14        Tuesdays         4:00-4:55            July 24th-August 28th Instructor: Staci Arriaga

Tuition: $60 if registering by July12. $65 if registering after July 12.

Workshop Registration Form


Dance Fusion Workshop

Come and have fun learning different kinds of dance: hip-hop, jazz, Bollywood, reggae… Each week students will learn one piece of choreography!

Ages 8-14        Mon & Wed         4:00-4:55 (No class June 27 or July 4)          June 18th-July 9th

Instructor: Justine Villanueva
Tuition: $50 if registering by June 7. $55 if registering after June 7.

Workshop Registration Form

HIP HOP/JAZZ SUMMER WORKSHOP


An introduction to hip hop and jazz for young dancers that will focus on rhythm, syncopation and stage presence.

Ages 5-7      Tue & Thur         4:45-5:30        June 19-July 12

Instructor: Hayley Harrison
Tuition: $80 if registering by June 7. $85 if registering after June 7.
Workshop Registration Form


Beginning Youth  Hip Hop

This class will cover the basics of hip hop, rhythm, attitude and choreography! Come have a blast while exploring street hip hop, diva hip hop and contemporary hip hop. Class will also touch on tutting and break dancing.

Ages 8-14
Mondays
5:00-5:55
July 23-August 27
Instructor: Jennifer Jastillana
$60 if registering by July 12. $65 if registering after July 12.

Workshop Registration Form


Dance Fusion Workshop

Come and have fun learning different kinds of dance: hip-hop, jazz, Bollywood, reggae… Each week students will learn one piece of choreography!

Ages 8-14       Mon & Wed         4:00-4:55 (No class June 27 or July 4)         June 18th-July 9th

Instructor: Justine Villanueva
Tuition: $50 if registering by June 7. $55 if registering after June 7.

Workshop Registration Form


Beginning Group Voice

This class will be group instruction in the basics of singing. Learn vocal warm ups, proper posture, breathing and safe vocal technique! Students will improve their vocal ability through group exercises and songs.

 

Ages: 7-12
Tue/Thur
12:15-1:15
June 19-July 5
Tuition: $60 ($55 each if registering with sibling or friend)
Instructor: Joshua Wheeler

Workshop Registration Form


 

Tunes with Toddlers

Toddlers and parents/care givers join together to make music using instruments, singing, movement, and finger play songs to support social skills and pre-academics such as colors, numbers, shapes, and letters.  This group will offer interactive learning through song and movement.  All abilities welcome.

 

Summer Session 1: 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10
Ages 1-5
Tuesdays 2:00-2:45
Tuition: $28

 

Summer Session 2: 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29
Ages 1-5
Wednesday 4:00-4:45
Tuition: $35

 

Workshop Registration Form

 

About theInstructor: Casie Esposito is a Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC). She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy from Marywood University of Scranton, Pennsylvania and completed her internship through Mount Sinai Beth Israel with the Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine in New York City. Prior to joining MTGO in 2016, Casie worked in private clinical settings and in skilled nursing.

Her clinical experience ranges from pediatrics and neonatal intensive care to individuals diagnosed intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as those functioning on the autism spectrum and children utilizing cochlear implants. Casie is also clinically experienced with adults diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia, those affected by traumatic brain injury, and individuals affected by stroke. She is currently attending University of the Pacific for her Master’s of Arts in Music Therapy.

Casie joined Music to Grow On in 2016.


Broadway Babies

A NEW summer musical theatre class for ages 3-4. Students will learn exciting musical theatre dance styles, dance routines, and theatre games.

Ages 3 & 4
June 14-July 12
Thursdays, 3:00-3:45

Instructor: Erin Bruni
Tuition: $50 if registering by June 4 ($55 after June 4.)


Workshop Registration Form


Youth Musical Theater Dance Class

This four week series of dance classes will focus on technique, stretching and learning dance numbers to your favorite musical theater numbers. This class is perfect for beginning-intermediate level students.

 

Ages 9-14
Thursdays
5:00-5:55
August 9-August 30
Instructor: Jeff Teague
Tuition: $40 if registering by July 30th. $45 if registering after July 30th.


Workshop Registration Form

Actor’s Boot Camp–ABC!!!!

Come flex your theater muscles! Play improv games, participate in scene work, and give your imagination a serious workout while you build confidence and mad acting skills!  ABC will test and build your awesome acting skills in the intensive, but super-duper delightful one week boot camp!

 

Ages 10-14           June 11-14            Monday-Thursday                    3:00-5:00

Instructor: Caryn Stapp
Tuition: $80 if registering by May 31st. $85 if registering after May 31st.


Workshop Registration Form


Teichert Foundation Presents

Youth Summer Theatre Camp

Show Biz Kidz-

“Lullaby of Broadway” 2018

 

WOH Youth Summer Theatre Camp is an annual program designed to be an introduction to theatre performance for area youth with or without previous training or experience.  Students spend 4 weeks studying musical theatre technique including, singing, dancing, voice projection, characterization, theatre terminology, and theatre etiquette and professionalism. Students will develop performance skills and will be given an equal opportunity to shine on stage. The camp will culminate with performances of a Broadway -style musical revue.

For students who have completed kindergarten -18years

Camp runs June 18 – July 15 (No class July 4)

Performances: July 13 at 7:00 and July 14 & 15 at 2:00

 

Tickets are $10, children 17 and under $5

 

Click here to purchase your reserved seats

 

REGISTER EARLY. CLASSES FILL FAST.

Show Biz Kidz  Junior Group

Completed kindergarten through age 7
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30-12:30*
*9:00-12:00 for dress rehearsals
Tuition: $180

 

Show Biz Kidz  Morning Group

Ages 8-10
Monday – Friday   9:00-12:00
Tuition: $330

 

Show Biz Kidz  Afternoon Group

Ages 11-18
Monday – Friday   12:30-3:30*
*9:00-12:00 July July 9- 13 for dress rehearsals
Tuition: $330

 

 

Register at the Woodland Opera House Theatre and Dance Annex

520 Court St, Woodland
530-650-8203


OFFICE HOURS
Monday-Thursday
3:00-7:00

~ ADULT CLASSES ~
NOW REGISTERING!

Adult Beginning Ballet Basics

 

This class will be an introduction to ballet for adults who are just starting ballet and are interested in learning the basics.  Class will teach proper alignment, positions, along with beginning steps at the barre and in center.  Give it a try!  You will become aware of muscles you never knew you had, and maybe leave class standing a little taller from proper posture.  Best part: leotard NOT required, however, please wear clothes you can comfortably move in. Best to wear ballet slippers, but socks okay to start. Open for Men and Women.

 

Wednesdays    6:00-6:55, June 6-June 27
Instructor: Eva Sarry
Tuition: $40 if registering by May 24. $45 if registering after May 24.

Adult Registration Form

 


 

ADULT BEGINNING BALLET (Level Two)

This class is for dancers who have completed Beginning Adult Ballet or Level One. Class time will be spent working  barre, center, and corner combinations with adjustment for different levels of ability as needed while improving posture, balance and muscle tone. Continue to build on the graceful movements that have made ballet an enduring art form.

 

Tuesdays
6:00-6:55
June 5-July 10
Instructor: Eva Sarry

Tuition: $60 if registering by May 24th. $65 if registering after May 24th.

Adult Registration Form

SPRING WORKSHOPS


Adult Tap Workshop

This tap workshop is geared towards the beginning to intermediate tapper. Starting with tap basics and going into time steps and more! Each class will start off with a warm up to get your feet moving, then across the floor basics, and end by putting it together within a combination. If you have always wanted to tap or if you need to brush up and get better and faster with your basics, this workshop is for you!

 

Ages 15+         Tuesday           6:00-6:55         May 1-May 22

Instructor: Staci Arriaga
Tuition: $40 if registering by April 19. $45 if registering after April 19.

 

Adult Registration Form


SUMMER WORKSHOPS


Adult Beginning-Intermediate Tap Workshop

 

This tap workshop is geared towards the beginning to intermediate tapper. Starting with tap basics and going into time steps and more! Each class will start off with a warm up to get your feet moving, then across the floor basics, and end by putting it together within a combination. If you have always wanted to tap or if you need to brush up and get better and faster with your basics, this workshop is for you!

 

Ages 15+         Tuesdays         6:00-6:55         July 24th-August 28th

Instructor: Staci Arriaga
Tuition: $60 if registering by July 12. $65 if registering after July 12.

Adult Registration Form


Adult Intermediate-Advanced Tap Workshop

 

This Intermediate/Advance Tap Workshop will work on marrying speed, clarity and precision while introducing new rhythms and combinations. Learn how to take your basics to the next level and even add some tricks and turns!

 

Ages 15+         Tuesday           7:00-7:55         July 24th-August 28th
Instructor: Staci Arriaga

Tuition: $60 if registering by July 12. $65 if registering after July 12.

Adult Registration Form

ADULT BEGINNING JAZZ

This class is designed for beginning adult dancers who are looking for energized fun, with both classic and current music of today. Class introduces students to syncopated rhythms, isolated body movements, and classic jazz moves.  Focus is on improving rhythm, coordination, musicality, and strength. Attire: comfortable clothing in which you can easily move and jazz shoes, jazz sneakers, or thin socks.

Mondays
6:00-6:55
June 4-June 25
Instructor: Eva Sarry
Tuition: $40 if registering by May 24. $45 if registering after May 24.

Adult Registration Form

Beginning Adult Hip Hop

This class will cover the basics of hip hop, rhythm, attitude and choreography! Come have a blast while exploring street hip hop, diva hip hop and contemporary hip hop. Class will also touch on tutting and break dancing.

 

Ages 14-Adult
Mondays
6:00-6:55
July 23-August 27
Instructor: Jennifer Jastillana
Tuition: $60 if registering by July 12. $65 if registering after July 12.

Adult Registration Form

Broadway Cardio

 

Do you need to stay in shape for summer but can’t find the motivation? Have fitness goals you’d like to achieve but are bored easily? Well, never fear because we can solve ALL of those challenges with our Broadway Cardio class! Have fun boosting your cardio while singing along to showtunes and sweating with friends, old and new! Join Andrea St. Clair for this fun-filled energetic class that will prove to be so much fun that it will make you forget that you are even working out!

Saturdays, 9:0-10:00          Ages 14-Adult         July 14-August 25 (No class July 28)

Tuition: $60 ($55 if registering by July 5)
Instructor: Andrea St. Clair

Adult Registration Form


Adult Musical Theatre Dance Workshop

This class will provide you the skills needed to have confidence at your next audition when the director calls out, “put on your dance shoes!” Teaching retention of choreography, committing to big choices and personalities, and having fun learning different styles of musical theatre dance is what this class is all about! So whether you are interested in improving skills or staying in shape, this class is for you!

Saturdays, 10:00-11:00         Ages 14-Adult        July 14-August 25 (No class July 28)

Tuition: $60 ($55 if registering by July 5)
Instructor: Andrea St. Clair

Adult Registration Form

 


50-60’s Musical Theatre Style Dance Workshop

This four week series of dance classes celebrates musicals set in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Classes will focus on technique, stretching and learning dance numbers to your favorite 50’s-60’s musical theater numbers. This class is perfect for beginning-intermediate level students.

 

 

Ages 14-Adult
August 9-30
Thursdays
6:00-6:55

Instructor: Jeff Teague

Tuition: $40 if registering by July 30. $45 if registering after July 30.

Adult Registration Form

 

About the Instructor:

Jeff has choreographed and directed for companies throughout California including Alameda CLO, Contra Contra Costa Music Theater, Diablo Light Opera Company, The Bracebridge Dinner in Yosemite, Bay Area Educational Theater Company, Placer Pops Chorale and Inland Valley Repertory. Favorite productions include CHICAGO (IVRT-Outstanding Production of a Musical and Best Choreography-LA Stage and Screen), RAGTIME (DLOC/Shelly Award), HAIR, AIDA and EVITA (ACLO), and DAMN YANKEES (CCMT-Shelly Nomination). He was Executive/Artistic Director at ACLO and Associate Artistic Director at IVRT. Jeff also taught at the Westlake School of Performing Arts in Palo Alto and Lamorinda Theater Arts Academy in Lafayette and is currently the resdient choreographer for the Davis High Jazz Choir and Lincoln Theater Company. As a performer he worked for 4 years at the Curtain Call Dinner Theater in Tustin, Ca, toured with the Young Americans and danced at Disneyland. Other productions include No, No, Nanette (LaMirada Civic Light Opera) starring Susan Egan, Babes (RK Productions) starring Stephanie Block, Pajama Game (California Music Theater) starring Pat Harrington, Mary Jo Catlett, and Patti Colombo and The Man Who Came To Dinner (Inland Valley Repertory) starring Nedra Volz. Other favorite roles include The Snake, Balleader and Narrator in The Apple Tree and Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz. Jeff is also the Youth Director at Elk Grove Methodist Church where he shares his passion of faith, diversity and inclusion with people of his community.

 

 


Register at the Woodland Opera House Theatre and Dance Annex

520 Court St, Woodland
530-650-8203


OFFICE HOURS
Monday-Thursday
3:00-7:00

Spring Dance Showcase June 2 & 3

Save the Date!
Dress Rehearsal TBD

 

Shows are:

Saturday, June 2nd at noon and 4pm

Sunday at noon and 4pm

 

All seats reserved at $10, children 17 and under $5

 

Click here to purchase tickets

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General Class Information

Dance Class Tuition

Registration Fee:
$25 per family annually
$15 for returning families

Classes Per Week/Monthly Tuition

One Class…….……..$55
Two Classes…….…..$100
Three Classes……….$135
Four Classes………..$160

Tuition Tri-Fold

Office Hours: Monday  – Thursday   3:00pm – 6:00pm
520 Court Street, 530-650-8203
wohTADA@gmail.com

IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE

Studio Closed

President’s Day             Feb. 19
Dance Spring Break     March 31-April 6