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.

Adult Education Program

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

520 Court St, Woodland
530-650-8203
wohtada@gmail.com

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 3:00-7:00

Adult Registration Form

Cuban Salsa

Cuban salsa, known in Cuba as “casino”, emphasizes having fun and being a part of the community while honoring traditional Cuban and Afro-Cuban rhythms. The class will go beyond learning salsa steps and include body motion practice, the culture of the dance, other styles of dance that have influenced casino, solo and partner footwork, and a short choreography.

 

Instructor: Megan Lachowski

Tuition: $40 per each session or $10 per drop-in

 

Adults Ages 18+

Fridays,  October 25-Nov 22

 

7:00-7:55, Fridays (October 25-November 22) Cuban Salsa – Drop In Dancers — this class will go over Cuban salsa basics, including solo and partner work, body motion, and other Cuban dances that influence salsa. Perfect class for people who aren’t able to make it every week, want a no-pressure lesson, or a fun and different date night activity! Get ready to learn a side of salsa that you’ve never known!

 

6:00-6:55,  Fridays (October 25-November 22) Cuban Salsa – Advancing Dancers — this class will be for people who already have a basic understanding of the steps and body movements Of Cuban style salsa. We will be learning a new move each week and the lessons will build on each other. This class will have all the fun elements of Casino salsa but perfect for those who are interested in advancing their dance knowledge!

Adult Registration Form

Broadway & Cardio

 Broadway Cardio (Ages 14-Adult)

Do you need to stay in shape 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!

Instructor: Andrea St. Clair

Fall Session: Saturdays, 9:00-9:55 October 19-December 21 (No class Nov 30) – Tuition: $95

Winter Session: Saturdays, 9:00-9:55  January 11-March 7 – (No class Feb 15) – Tuition: $85

Spring Session: Saturdays, 9:00-9:55  March 21-May 16 (No class April 18) Tuition: $85

Adult Registration Form

Musical Theatre

 Adult Musical Theatre Dance Workshop (Ages 14-Adult)

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: Andrea St. Clair

 

Fall Session: Saturdays, 10:00-10:55 October 19-December 21 (No class Nov 30) – Tuition: $95

Winter Session: Saturdays, 10:00-10:55 January 11-March 7 – (No class Feb 15) – Tuition: $85

Spring Session: Saturdays, 10:00-10:55 March 21-May 16 (No class April 18) Tuition: $85

Adult Registration Form

Adult Beginning Ballet

Adult ballet class for beginning ballet dancers and adults coming back to dance after a long absence.   Focus will be on good body position and safe technique for the older dancer. Please wear close fitting clothes such as leggings or yoga pants.   Ballet shoes not essential, socks are fine.  

 

Mondays, 6:30-7:30

Instructor: Ania Mieszkowska

 

Session 1: January 13- March 9 (No class Feb 17) Tuition: $85

Session 2: March 16-May 11 (No class April 13). Tuition: $85

Adult Registration Form

 

Ongoing Adult Classes

 

Class runs Sept-May*. Drop ins welcome. Class must meet & maintain minimum registration to stay on the schedule.

 

 

*See studio holiday calendar for closure dates. 

 

Tuition Options for Adult Ongoing Classes (Adult Tap & Adult Broadway Jazz):

Monthly for Adult Jazz OR Adult Tap:  $50 per month
Monthly for BOTH Adult Jazz & Adult Tap: $90 per month
Fall Session Discount: September – December: $160
Spring Session Discount: January-May: $200
Drop In per class: $15 (must register in advance: Drop in Registration Form)

 

Adult Registration Form

 

Adult Broadway Jazz

 

Razzle Dazzle ‘em with this eclectic jazz class utilizing Broadway’s most iconic choreography (Bob Fosse, Michael Bennet, Gillian Lynne, Andy Blankenbuehler, Jerry Mitchell, Susan Stroman, Jerome Robbins). Students should already have a knowledge of Beginning Jazz or Ballet.

Ages 15-Adult    Wednesdays, 6:00-6:55*   Instructor: Darryl Strohl-De Herrera

 

Adult Beginning-Intermediate Tap

This tap class 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 class is for you!

 

Ages 15-Adult    Tuesdays, 6:00-6:55*   Instructor: Darryl Strohl-De Herrera

 

 

Adult Intermediate-Advanced Tap

 
This Intermediate/Advance Tap class 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-Adult    Wednesdays, 7:00-7:55*    Instructor: Darryl Strohl-De Herrera

*Start date Oct 30. Must register in advance.