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.

WOH – Education Program 2018-19

Adult Classes

The Dance Program runs September through May and emphasizes technique using an age-appropriate curriculum.  The discipline, artistry and technique acquired through the study of dance enhances confidence, focus and poise.

The WOH theatre classes engage the imagination as well as enhance personal communication, critical thinking, teamwork, and collaborations skills.  Each session is focused on a different and integrated course of study.

Ballet

 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.

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

 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.

Instructor: Eva Sarry
Tuition: tbd
Tuesdays 6:00-6:55, June 5 -J uly 10

Tap

 Adult Tap Workshop (15yo+)

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.

Instructor: Staci Arriaga
Tuition: $40 if registering by April 19.  $45 if registering after April 19.
Tuesday 6:00-6:55, May 1 through May 22

 Adult Beginning- Intermediate Tap Workshop (15yo+)

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!

Instructor: Staci Arriaga
Tuition: $60 if registering by July 12.  $65 if registering after July 12.
Tuesday 6:00-6:55, July 24th – August 28th

 Adult Intermediate- Advanced Tap Workshop (15yo+)

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!

Instructor: tbd
Tuition: tbd
Tuesday 7:00-7:55,  July 24th – August 28th

Jazz

 ADULT BEGINNING JAZZ

Class introduces students to syncopated rhythms, isolated body movements, and classic jazz moves.  Focus is on improving rhythm, coordination, musicality, and strength.

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

Hip Hop & Cardio

 Broadway Cardio (14yo+)

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!

Instructor: Andrea St. Clair
Tuition: $60 ($55 if registering by July 5)
Saturdays 9:00 -10:00,  July 14- August 25 (No class July 28)

 Beginning Adult Hip Hop (14yo+)

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.

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

Musical Theatre

 Adult Musical Theatre Dance Workshop (14yo+)

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!

Instructor: tbd
Tuition: tbd
Saturdays, 10:00-11:00, July 14-August 25 (No class July 28)

50-60’s Musical Theatre Style Dance Workshop (14yo+)

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.

Instructor: Jeff Teague
Tuition: $40 if registering by July 30. $45 if registering after July 30.
Thursdays 6:00-6:55, August 9 – 30