Friday, January 30, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Theater and dance classes open at WOH

By
From page A15 | September 13, 2013 |

The Woodland Opera House Education Program is holding registration for fall classes.

Drama classes include The Play’s the Thing for children in second through fourth grades and Acting A to Z for children in fifth through ninth grades.

The Play’s the Thing is designed to develop the young actor’s creativity and confidence through the use of theater games and short fairy tale scenes. The nine-week session will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 17.

Acting A to Z will explore the art of acting and cover everything from stage directions to interactive improvisation and theater games to scene study. Its nine-week session runs from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 17.

Musical Theater Workshop classes provide an opportunity to develop skill as a vocalist and dancer while working on numbers from popular Broadway and movie musicals. Classes will be held for children in kindergarten through second grade from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays or Thursdays, third- through sixth-graders from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays or Thursdays and seventh- through 12th-graders from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays. The nine-week session will begin Sept. 17.

Drama and Musical Theater Workshop students will participate in an open house showcase for family and friends at the theater at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13.

Pre-ballet (ages 3-6), ballet, jazz and tap (beginning through advanced levels for ages 7 through adult) classes are also registering for new students.

New classes offered this year include beginning tap/jazz combination (ages 5-7), which will be offered from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Wednesdays. This class will teach the basics of both tap and jazz to beginners and musical theater/tap for stage (high school and adults), which will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays. This class is perfect for the beginner or actor ready to brush up their skills for upcoming auditions.

Dance classes will begin Sept. 3 and will conclude with the Spring Showcase performed May 31 and June 1 on the Opera House stage.

Broadway Bound is an advanced musical theater performance group for children 12 and up, who have had previous Show Biz Kidz or main stage theater experience. Auditions for Broadway Bound will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Woodland Opera House Dance Studio, 415 Fourth St.

All auditioners should come with sheet music to a prepared song and dressed to dance. Broadway Bound will perform at local venues throughout the year and will prepare an audition for a possible San Francisco performance and master class.

The Woodland Opera House also will offer several classes specifically designed for home-schooled children.

Fun with Puppets, an introduction to the world of puppetry, will run from 10 to 11 a.m. Students will create their own puppets and learn the basics of manipulation, voice and characterization. The class is open to children in third through fifth grades.

Theater Arts Workshop will be held from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Wednesdays. This class is recommended for all levels. Explore character study, improvisation, concentration, voice and movement through theater games, exercises and scenes.

This class will provide a dynamic environment for students to focus on creativity while building skills and confidence for the stage. This workshop is ideal for the aspiring actor and for students looking for a fun introduction to the world of live theater. This class is open to children in sixth through 12th grades.

For more information, visit www.woodlandoperahouse.org. Class sizes are limited. Call the box office at 530-666-9617 to register.

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

  • Recent Posts

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this newspaper and receive notifications of new articles by email.

  • .

    News

    Town hall focuses on Coordinated Care Initiative

    By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1

     
    Schools give parents tools to help kids thrive

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1 | Gallery

     
    Suspected Ebola patient being treated at UCD Med Center

    By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A1

    Need a new best friend?

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2 | Gallery

     
    Stanford University to get $50 million to produce vaccines

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

    Two more cases of measles in Northern California in children

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    Dartmouth bans hard liquor

    By New York Times News Service | From Page: A2

     
    Walkers head out three times weekly

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3Comments are off for this post

    Free tax preparation service begins Monday

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

     
    Vote for your favorites in Readers’ Choice poll

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    No bare bottoms, thanks to CommuniCare’s Diaper Drive

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3 | Gallery

     
    Storyteller relies on nature as his subject on Saturday

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Still time to purchase tickets for DHS Cabaret

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    All voices welcome at sing-along Wednesday

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Great Chefs Program will feature Mulvaney

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

     
    February science fun set at Explorit

    By Lisa Justice | From Page: A6 | Gallery

     
    Take a photo tour of Cuba at Flyway Nights talk

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A6 | Gallery

    See wigeons, curlews and meadowlarks at city wetlands

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8 | Gallery

     
    .

    Forum

    Time for bed … with Grandma

    By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

     
    Tom Meyer cartoon

    By Debbie Davis | From Page: A10

     
    A ‘new deal’ for the WPA building

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A10

    Protect root zone to save trees

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

     
    Weigh quality of life, density

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

    Olive expert joins St. James event

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

     
    We’re grateful for bingo proceeds

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

    .

    Sports

    UCD has another tough football schedule in 2015

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

     
    Gould’s influence felt mightily in recent Super Bowls

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

    Mustangs hold off UCD women

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    UCD men set new school D-I era win record

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

    Sharks double up Ducks

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

     
    Sports briefs: Watney, Woods start slow at TPC Scottsdale

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

    Recall that first Aggie TV game, national title?

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B8 | Gallery

     
    .

    Features

    .

    Arts

    ‘Artist’s Connection’ launches on DCTV

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11

     
    ‘Song of the Sea’ is an enchanting fable

    By Derrick Bang | From Page: A11 | Gallery

     
    Gross’ paintings highlight a slice of Northern California

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A12 | Gallery

    February show at YoloArts’ Gallery 625 is ‘Food for Thought’

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A12 | Gallery

     
    .

    Business

    .

    Obituaries

    .

    Comics

    Comics: Friday, January 30, 2015

    By Creator | From Page: A9