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

Classes for Youth and Adults

All classes are held at the Woodland Opera House Theatre and Dance Annex unless otherwise noted.

All classes will need to reach a minimum enrollment requirement in order to stay on the schedule.

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
  • Violet       | Ages 3-4 | Saturdays   10:00 – 10:45
  • Rose         | Ages 5-6 | Tuesdays   4:00 – 4:45
  • Lilac         | Ages 5-6 | Fridays       3:15-4:00
  • Coral         | Ages 5-6 | Saturdays   9:00-9:45
  • Green       | Ages 7-9 | Thursdays 4:00- 4:55
  • Aqua        | Ages 7-9 | Saturdays  9:00- 9:55
  • 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

Tap

Classes are held September – May

Beginning

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

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

  • Teeny Tappers: Ages 3 & 4, Thursdays 3:00 – 3:45
  • Teeny Tappers: Ages 3 & 4, Fridays 3:00 – 3:45
  • Junior 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.  Teacher 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.

  • Teeny Tap/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