3:30pm on TUESDAYS
January 9 - February 13 (6 weeks)
TIME: 3:30 - 4:30pm
For ages: 5 - 8 years
Musical Theatre Exploration - Students will participate in a beginning musical theatre movement and acting class that studies the principles of musical theatre, learning dance combinations, devising scenes based on musicals, and creating their own musical numbers. Class allows students to move at their own pace. Teacher will use various tools to engage all learners such as acting centers, dance improv, and Broadway musical sing a longs adapted for children. There will be a performance for families at the last class.
ABOUT MICHELE: EDUCATOR .... Michele has taught Theatre, Dance, English, and Arts Education courses, ranging from early childhood, elementary, secondary, and higher education. Some of her acting students have won college scholarships, been finalists for NJ Shout Down Drugs Contest, appeared in documentaries with The College of New Jersey, performed with national pop action dance company STREB, and appeared on local press markets such as WMIG-Trenton and The Trenton Times. Michele has created partnerships with Adelphi University and local elementary schools in Garden City New York for the Educational Theatre and Theatre programs that focused on the use of theatre as a learning and artistic tool.
PERFORMER... As an actor, dancer, singer, and choreographer Michele has performed with a diverse range of theatre companies. From musical theatre to Shakespeare to educational productions, Michele has been a part in bringing live theatre to audiences throughout the country. Some of the companies include: George Street Playhouse, Hampstead Stage Company, Chamber Theatre Productions, and New England Shakespeare Theatre Festival. Michele has also been featured in local and national papers for my work with Vital Theatre Company, Millbrook Theatre, Hampstead Stage Co, and the Fringe Festival.
WRITER... Michele’s writing has been performed in New York City with Emerging Artists Theatre and United Solo Theatre Festival, published with American Alliance for Theatre and Education’s digital magazine, Incite Insight, and Indie Theater Now.com. She is also a contributor to The Writer Teacher(s).com.Read More