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Combining ballet technique with style, students will gain strength, balance, and coordination that will then be applied to combinations from a variety of Broadway musicals. With an emphasis on character and story telling, students will learn to not only executive dances but also move and entertain their audience.

LEVEL 1

Mondays 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Instructor: TBD
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LEVEL 2

Wednesdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Instructor: Stephanie Fox
Prerequisites: Instructor approval AND/OR two semesters of Level 1 required.    CLICK HERE to register!

LEVEL 3

Wednesdays 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: Stephanie Fox
Prerequisites: Instructor approval AND/OR two semesters of Level 2 required.    CLICK HERE to register!

 

 

 

Fundamental ballet technique with terminology, positions, and  musicality in performance.  

LEVEL 1

Mondays 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Instructor: TBD
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level 2

Mondays 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: TBD
Prerequisites: Instructor approval AND/OR two semesters of Level 1 required.    CLICK HERE to register!

 

 

 

 

Leveled tap technique focusing on musical theatre tap vocabulary, steps and presentation. Through warm ups, students will learn to articulate the feet in basic rhythms and patterns. Progression and combinations will teach basic tap steps that are common in the musical theatre tap vocabulary with a strong focus on body position and posture.

LEVEL 1

Mondays 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Instructor: TBD
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LEVEL 2

Wednesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Instructor: Stephanie Fox
Prerequisites: Instructor approval AND/OR two semesters of Level 1 required.    CLICK HERE to register!

LEVEL 3

Wednesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Instructor: Stephanie Fox
Prerequisites: Instructor approval AND/OR two semesters of Level 2 required.    CLICK HERE to register!

 

 

 

Acting is more than just memorizing lines.  It is using the knowledge we have about human psyche and behavior to make words on a page come to life.  in this class, students will begin learning how to dissect a script and understand the importance of specific vocal and physical choices in the telling of a story.

LEVEL 1

Wednesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Instructor: Paul Pagano
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LEVEL 2 - SECTION 1

Wednesdays 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Instructor: Paul Pagano
Prerequisites: Instructor approval AND/OR two semesters of Level 1 required.    CLICK HERE to register!

LEVEL 2 - SECTION 2

Wednesdays 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: Paul Pagano
Prerequisites: Instructor approval AND/OR two semesters of Level 1 required.    CLICK HERE to register!

 

 

 

Students in this class will learn principles of acting without a script through group work activities, games, and group performances. Students will also learn how to use improv while staying in specific characters and following a developing storyline without a heavy reliance on a written script during their performances. 

LEVEL 1

Mondays 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Instructor: TBD
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Students in this class will learn the essential elements of acting, compare and contrast acting on film to acting on stage, and work to apply these ideas during on-camera performances. 

level 1

Mondays 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Instructor: TBD
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"Formalized by Anne Bogart, Viewpoints is a philosophy that focuses on the natural principles of movement, time, and space. It is a technique for training performers, building ensemble, and creating movement for the stage. This class will follow Bogart's design in exploring how our bodies inhabit and move through space. By the end of the class, actors will have a heightened sense of awareness of self, others, and our natural instincts. This class will be taught by GCPA founder and Executive Director, Paul Pagano, who trained in this technique under Anne Bogart herself. 

ADVANCED LEVEL

Saturdays 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Instructor: Paul Pagano
Prerequisites: Instructor approval required.                                                       CLICK HERE to register!

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This class walks step by step through the process of approaching a scene from a musical. Through script analysis and exploring how songs fit into the story and character arc, students will deepen their ability to bring that to life in the song. Learn character analysis, blocking and choreography, acting the song, and other important techniques to help develop your skills for acting in musical theatre.

LEVEL 1

Tuesdays 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Instructor: TBD
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Learn good vocal technique including best practices for breathing, diction, and posture. Develop your music reading abilities as well as improve your ear training. Students will apply the technique they learn to songs in the musical theatre repertoire, also practicing good choral techniques including blending and harmony. 

LEVEL 1

Mondays 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Instructor: Lori Pagano
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