Stage Combat for Theatre, TV, and Film (Ages 10 & Up)
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Introduction to Group Voice (Ages 4-6)
In this fun filled class students will exposed to the world of singing in a group setting. The class will focus on breathing technique, posture, diction & characterization. Students will also learn basic music theory. (No pre-requisite)
Beginning Group Voice (Ages 6-9)
Monday 3:30-4:30pm (Miss Rena) & Tuesday 4-5pm (Miss Kelsey)
Students will learn the fundamentals of singing in a group setting. The class will focus on breathing technique, vocal placement, posture, diction & characterization. Students will also learn basic music theory. (No pre-requisite)
Intermediate Group Voice (Ages 10-13)
Students will continue to work on fundamental vocal technique as well as music theory, sight singing and harmony. This class will prepare students for singing as a soloist as well as an ensemble. (No pre-requisite)
Advanced Vocal Performance (Placement Required)
Students will work on their vocal technique, music theory and sight singing skills. This class will also have students presenting solo material every week in class for one-on-one coaching. This class will prepare students for auditions, solo and ensemble singing. (No pre-requisite, but approval/placement by instructor required)
Creative Dance (Ages 2-3.5)
This class is a wonderful introduction to dance, music and
creative expression! Kids use their imagination while developing
excellent motor skills! All classes begin with a warm-up of stretches
and groups exercises. The remaining portion of class is full of games
and activities using props, story telling, dance, and singing. Students
are encouraged to use their imagination and feel free to express them
selves through movement and voice. Skills taught: independence, taking
turns, listening to directions, developing self-discipline, body
awareness, gaining confidence in a group, using your imagination,
coordination, and rhythm. Only if necessary parents & caregivers can
attend the class with their child, but we encourage working towards
independence. No dress code, just be comfortable.
Ballet: First Position (Ages 3.5-5)
ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, flexibility and coordination are taught.
The class offers an atmosphere of creativity and discipline so the children
can gain a sense of accomplishment as well as exploring their love of dance and music. DRESS CODE: black leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet shoes, and hair pulled back. Ballet skirts and tutus are optional.
Ballet: Second Position (Ages 6-8)
Ballet for this age group reinforces the basic concepts taught in First Position and then gradually moves the students into the traditional ballet class format of barre followed by center exercises. Moving in time with the music becomes more important, as well as memorization of ballet terminology. More complex combinations are given as students progress. DRESS CODE: black leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet shoes, and hair pulled back in a ballet bun.
Beginning Jazz/Hip-Hop (Ages 6-9)
Intermediate Jazz/Hip Hop (Ages 10 - 12)
Expand your ability in both Jazz and Hip-Hop with this high energy class. Warm up will include Pirouettes, Jumps and stretch combined with the style and flair of contemporary hip-hop. More than just a technique class, students will be coached in freestyle, given freedom to explore dynamics and encouraged to individualize themselves as dancers. Each week will also feature a brand new routine meant to stretch the limitations of the body and mind while encouraging a playful performance quality. Learn from this professional environment what it means to 'Leave it all on the dance floor.'
Song and Dance
Level I (ages 5-9) - Friday 3:30-4:30pm
Level II (ages 10 & up) - Friday 4:30-5:30pm
Level III (placement required) - Friday 5:30-6:30pm
If you love to perform, you're going to ADORE training as a "triple-threat"! Musical theatre performers have to sing, act, and dance. Learning to do these skills at the same is it's own special challenge- we aim to strengthen the individual techniques and then put them together! Weekly students will receive a physical and vocal warm-up. Over a period of a few weeks students will work on a musical theater ensemble piece together, learning the vocals first and then putting choreography with it. The purpose of this class is to give students ensemble vocal and dance technique in a supportive, fun, and challenging classroom setting. Skills taught will include harmony, blending, picking up and retaining choreography, stamina and breathing.
Tiny Tappers (Ages 3-5)
If you have a young child who can’t stand still and loves to make noise, try TAP! Tap dancing will teach students how to make their feet and body into a musical instrument. Miss Renee has a wonderful and positive energy with students that will make them feel comfortable and willing to learn. Skills taught: basic tap terminology and technique, coordination, rhythm, and body control. *
Beginning Tap (Ages 6-9)
In every class students will start with a warm-up routine, do across
the floor exercises, and finish with a combo. You and your student will
be surprised how fun and quickly new steps can be taught and mastered!
Miss Renee has a wonderful and positive energy with students that will
make them feel comfortable and willing to learn. Skills taught: tap
terminology and technique, coordination, rhythm, sequencing of steps,
tap history, and body control. No previous dance experience required. *
In this class students will be improving their tap terminology, speed, rhythm, quality of tap sounds, and ability to pick up choreography. The environment is engaging, structured and professional at all times. Students will learn how to execute intermediate advanced tap steps and sequences using proper technique, body alignment, terminology and performance skills.
*ALL TAP CLASSES: Feel free to try a class without tap shoes first, and then once you decide to continue, tap shoes are sold at the Lamorinda Music store directly under our studio.
Mommy and Me (Ages 1 - 3.5)
Mondays 9:30-10:20am and 10:30-11:20am