Do you love singing and performing in musicals? Want to feel more confident at your next audition or performance? In this class, students will learn how to develop a healthy singing technique, improve musical skills, and how to interpret and perform a song. Songs will be developed with strong emphasis on lyric analysis, character development, and communicating the meaning of the song.
January 16th – February 16th | Thursdays 4:30 – 6pm | Aspen Middle School Theatre/Choir Room
Cue up your fists and take your fight stance! Join experienced Director, Classical Actor, and Fight Choreographer William LeDent for this 5 week class honing stage combat technique, safety, and performance. We’ll solidify and go beyond the foundational vocabulary of combat with an exciting vocabulary of moves, building to partner and group fights. At the end of the session friends and family will be invited for our (totally fake, we promise) fight night!
Taught by William LeDent
February 23rd – March 23rd (5 weeks) | Tuesdays 4:30-6:00pm | Aspen High School Black Box
Think fast and on your feet in our Improv Troupe this Spring! Together we will learn how to work as an ensemble of storytellers, create improvised stories, and hone our comedic instincts. After exploring long-form and short-form improvisation exercises, this class will have you saying “Yes, And!”
Taught by Brittany Welch
January 17th – March 7th (8 weeks) | Tuesdays 4:30-6pm | Aspen Middle School Theatre/Choir Room
Bring together every element of musical theatre dance you know in this performance focused class. We’ll build our skills through daily technique training, putting our progress to use in a fully staged and choreographed performance of “Live In Living Color” from Catch Me If You Can. No stone will be left unturned – technique, performance, and storytelling will all be in the spotlight when we take the stage for friends and family with our number on the final day of class.
Taught by Vanessa Strahan
April 6th – May 11th | Thursdays 4:30 – 6pm | Aspen High School Black Box Theatre
12 Angry Jurors contemplates the huge responsibility of 12 ordinary people as they consider the guilt or innocence of a young man accused of murder. The 12 jurors bring their own histories, prejudices, and biases to the jury room as they work through this life or death decision.
Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. In her notebook, she writes down everything she knows about everyone, even her classmates and her best friends. Then Harriet loses track of her notebook, and it ends up in the wrong hands. Before she can stop them, her friends have read the always truthful, sometimes awful things she’s written about each of them. Will Harriet find a way to put her life and her friendships back together?