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

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.

 

2018-2019 Education Brochure

Ballet

Classes are held September – May

Beginning

Introduction to basic ballet positions of feet, arms, and head.  Emphasis on body posture and rhythm. New Students are accepted in these groups.

  • Purple      | Ages 3-4 |  Mondays  3:00 – 3:45
  • Lavender | Ages 3-4 | Tuesdays   3:00 – 3:45
  • Rose         | Ages 5-6 | Tuesdays   4:00 – 4:45
  • Green       | Ages 7-9 | Thursdays 4:00- 4:55
  • Magenta  | Ages 9+  | Fridays      5:00 – 5:55
  • Maroon   | Ages 10+ | Mondays  5:00 – 5:55

Continuing

For the continuing student.  Emphasis on technique, jumps, turns, and combinations.

  • Periwinkle: Thursdays 3:00 – 3:45
  • Plum: Wednesdays  3:00 – 3:45
  • Fuchsia: Mondays 4:00 – 4:45
  • Blue: Fridays 4:00- 4:55

Advanced

Classes will focus on improving strength, flexibility and control and on learning advanced combinations.  Teacher permission required.

  • Teal: Tue & Thur 4:00 – 4:55
  • Peach: Tue & Thur 5:00 – 5:55
  • Yellow: Mon & Wed 4:00 – 4:55
  • Orange: Mon & Wed 5:00 – 5:55
  • Vermillion: Mon & Wed 6:00 – 6:55
  • Red/Pointe: Tue 6:00 – 7:00 & Fri 4:00-6:00
  • Ballet Variations: Thur 6:00-7:00
  • Advanced Technique: Wed 3:00 – 3:55

Tap

Classes are held September – May

Beginning

For the beginning students.  Emphasis on tap technique and beginning combinations.

  • Teeny Tappers: Ages 3 & 4, Thursdays 3:00 – 3:45
  • Teeny Tappers: Ages 3 & 4, Fridays 3:00 – 3:45
  • Tiny Tappers: Ages 5-7, Thursday 4:30 – 5:15
  • Beginning Tap: Ages 8+, Wednesdays 5:00 – 5:50

Continuing

For returning students.  Emphasis on tap technique and combinations.  Search permission required

  • Diamond Tappers: Thursdays 4:00 – 4:55
  • Sapphire Tappers: Wednesday 4:00 – 4:55
  • Emerald Tappers: Mondays 5:00 – 5:55

Jazz

Classes are held September – May

Beginning & Intermediate

An introduction to technique and combinations.  This class will focus on strength, flexibility and beginning to intermediate combinations.

  • Baby Jazz: Ages 3 & 4, Friday 4:00 – 4:45
  • Junior Jazz: Ages 5 – 7, Thursdays 5:15 – 6:00
  • Beginning Jazz: Ages 8+, Thursday 5:00 – 5:55

Continuing

Emphasis on strength, technique, and choreography.  Teacher permission required.

  • Manhattan Jazz: Mondays 4:00 – 4:55
  • Brooklyn Jazz: Tuesdays 5:00 – 5:55
  • Chicago Jazz: Mondays 6:00 – 6:55

Hip Hop

A high energy class focusing on rhythm, syncopation and stage presence.

  • Ages 8+:  Thursday  6:00-6:55
  • Ages 8-12: Saturday 10:00-10:55
  • Ages 13+: Saturday 11:00-11:55

Musical Theatre

Develop your skills as a vocalist and dancer while working on numbers from popular Broadway musicals.

  • Grade K-1: Tuesday 5:00 – 5:45 
    • Session 1:  Sept 4– Oct 23
    • Session 2:  March 5-May 14*

 

  • Grade K-1: Wednesday 4:00 – 4:45 
    • Session 1: Sept 5-Oct 24, $90
    • Session 2: March 6-May 15* $110
  • Grade 2-4: Monday 6:00 – 6:55
    • Session 1: Sept 10- Oct 29, $90
    • Session 2: March 4-May 13*, $110
  • Grade 2-4: Thursday 6:00 – 6:55
    • Session 1: Sept 6-Oct 25, $90
    • Session 2: March 7- May 16*, $110
  • Grade 5+: Tuesday 6:00-6:55
    • Session 1: Sept 4- Oct 23, $90
    • Session 2: March 5-May 14* $110

 *Session 2 Musical theatre students will participate in the spring dance showcase on either June 1 or June 2. Dress rehearsals TBA the weeks of May 20 & 27.

Acting

Imagination Theatre

Experience the joy of self expression through the use of theatre games and short imaginative scenes. This class will develop the young actor’s confidence on stage.

Cost: $90/session

  • Grades 2 – 4: Wednesdays 5:00 – 5:55

Acting A to Z

Learn everything from stage directions to Improv…from theatre games to scene study… all while having a blast!

Cost: $90/session

  • Grades 5 – 9: Wednesday 6:00 – 6:55