South Tampa Center for the Arts
Classes

FALL CLASS SESSION 

16-Week Session runs August 14- December 9, 2017

 

Fall Class Tuition & Fees

$30 Individual/$50 Family Annual Registration Fee

$60 Monthly Tuition for all 45-60 minute classes that meet once per week  

$65 Costume Fee for Ballet, Broadway Review Jr., Hip Hop, Jazz/Tap, Performance Dance Company and Vicious Vocals

$25 Supply Fee for Acting for Musical Theatre, Acting Fundamentals, Acting Sketchy and Broadway Review Jr.

 

Fees for Main Stage Jr. and Main Stage Production are as follows:

$120 Monthly Tuition (4 payments) due on the first of the month

$50 Supply Fee due at time of registration

$100 Production Fee due with second tuition payment

Note: Monthly tuition  for Broadway Review Jr. or Vicious Vocals Too will be waived for students enrolled in Main Stage Jr. Production.  Monthly Tuition for Acting Fundamentals or Acting for Musical Theatre will be waived for students enrolled in Main Stage Production. Costume and/or supply fees still apply.

 

Fees for After-School Performing Arts Program are as follows:

$120 Weekly Tuition for Elementary School Students

$100 Weekly Tuition for Middle School Students

Note: Tuition includes classes that begin prior to 6pm as well as daily academic support provided by professsional tutor.  All costume, production and supply fees still apply. 

 

SAVE THE DATES:

Main Stage Production December 1-3, 2017

Main Stage Jr. Production & Fall Showcase December 8 - 9, 2017

  

 

Special Events
Fall Session
Class Descriptions
Show classes for:
Ballet I

Beginner/Intermediate Ballet class for students in 1st through 3rd grade.  Students will learn terminology and movements, and how to execute them properly in combinations in order to gain muscle, advance skill and prevent injury.  Students will also learn ballet class etiquette, parts of the body and how ballet is the foundation for most dance forms.

Hip Hop I

Beginner/Intermediate Hip Hop class for students in 1st through 5th grade.  This class is designed to improve fitness and increase knowledge in this style of dance.  Students specifically gain knowledge of hip hop styles, body movements, and terminology and are challenged with choreography.

Hip Hop II

Beginner/Intermediate Hip Hop class for students in 4th through 8th grade.  This class is designed to improve fitness and increase knowledge in this style of dance.  Students specifically gain knowledge of hip hop styles, body movements, and terminology and are challenged with choreography. 

Jazz/Tap II

Beginner/Intermediate Jazz and Tap class for students in 4th through 8th grade.  This class is designed to teach tap and jazz movements, along with development of dance terminology.

Performance Dance Company Mini

This class is for PreK-Kindergarten students and focuses on the fundamental building blocks of dance through training in ballet and tap.  This combination class develops the students' coordination, rhythm, confidence and social skills.  Students make great friends in a positive and encouraging atmosphere while advancing faster due to focused training. 

Performance Dance Company

This class is for students in 1st through 3rd grade. Students work with various choreographers, diverse types of instruction, and different dance styles to become versatile dancers.  They make great friends in a positive and encouraging atmosphere.  Students advance faster due to more focused training and gain more confidence. Teacher approval required prior to registration. 

Performance Dance Company Elite

This class is for students in 4th through 8th grade.  Students work with various choreographers, diverse types of instruction, and different dance styles to become versatile dancers.  They make great friends in a positive and encouraging atmosphere.  Students advance faster due to more focused training and gain more confidence. Teacher approval required prior to registration. 

After-School Performing Arts Program

Our After-School Performing Arts program is open to students age 6 to 14.  The program includes transportation from select schools in nearby area, daily academic support provided by a professional tutor and performing arts classes providing instruction in acting, singing and dancing.  Application process required prior to on-line registration.  Contact us at (813)389-3576 or ActSingDance@verizon.net for more information.
 

Vicious Vocals Jr.

This class is open to students in PreK4 and Kindergarten, all levels of experience welcome.  This class is for students that love to sing and dance. With the popularity of the television show The Voice, kids are chomping at the bit to flex their vocal muscles.  This class will allow our youngest students the opportunity to sing popular songs from radio and hit movies as well as Broadway and Disney favorites. Students will receive vocal instruction and learn choreography to illustrate the music.

Vicious Vocals Too

This class is open to students in 1st through 3rd grade that love to SING! All levels of experience welcome. With the popularity of the television show The Voice, kids are chomping at the bit to flex their vocal muscles.  This class will allow students the opportunity to sing popular songs, ranging from Top 40 hits, yesterday's favorites, Disney and beyond. With a challenging mix of choreography and singing, students will work to create a vicious vocal ensemble that will be sure to impress.  It is also one of the required options for our Main Stage Jr. Production participants. 

Vicious Vocals Elite

This class is open to students in 4th through 8th grade. This class is for those who love to SING and have some experience in vocal ensemble work.  With the popularity of The Voice, kids are chomping at the bit to flex their vocals muscles.  This class will allow students the opportunity to sing popular songs, ranging from Top 40 hits, yesterday's favorites, Broadway and beyond.  Students will have a blast with the challenges of choreography as well as singing taught by a professional in the field.

Main Stage Jr. Production

This class will solely focus on the Fall semester's Main Stage Jr. Production THE LITTLE MERMAID and is open to students in 1st through 3rd grade. All students in this class are required to enroll in either Broadway Review Jr. or Vicious Vocals Too class. Students will rehearse and craft the show in a semi-professional atmosphere, while learning the importance of ensemble, responsibility, professionalism, and community as it relates to all areas of theatre.  Students are required to attend all rehearsals including tech week and shows.  Students and parents will sign a contract committing fully to the class once casting is set.  Please note this class meets twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15-4:15pm. 

Main Stage Production

This class will solely focus on the Fall semester's Main Stage Production SHREK THE MUSICAL and is open to students in 4th through 8th grade. All students in this class are required to enroll in either the Acting for Musical Theatre OR Acting Fundamentals class. Students will rehearse and craft the show in a semi-professional atmosphere, while learning the importance of ensemble, responsibility, professionalism, and community as it relates to all areas of theatre. Larger roles may be double cast and some require additional voice lessons.  Students are required to attend all rehearsals including tech week and shows. Students and parents will sign a contract committing fully to the class once casting is set. Please note this class meets on Mondays 5:00-6:00pm, Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm, and (starting on Sept. 8th) Fridays 4:30-5:45pm. 

Acting Fundamentals

This class is open to students in 4th through 8th grade. Students will strengthen their acting muscles and theatre mind-set through the use of method-based acting exercises, teacher and students lead discussions, and research-based activities.  Scene and monologue work will be a large part of the class focus.  This is class is not intended to be a performance-based class, but rather a class that develops skills students will utilize in their performance classes.  The class will culminate with parents being invited to a final rehearsal/show of scenes and monologues. It is also one of the required options for our Main Stage Production participants.

Acting for Musical Theatre

This class open to students in 4th through 8th grade. It is a great blend of performance and exploration centered around the exciting world of musical theatre.  Students will get to flex their acting and singing muscles all while taking on challenging scenes from some of the most popular and beloved musical shows. Monologue and solo work will be a large component of this class, as well as helping students find a better understanding of musical theatre structure and audition techniques. Students will get to work on smaller scenes and selected songs as well as a large production number. This a great class for those interested in giving our theatre program a try.  It is also one of the required options for our Main Stage Production participants. 

Acting Sketchy (Elementary)

This class is for students in 3rd through 5th grade.  Students can write, direct and perform in their own sketch comedy show! Parents will be invited to attend a full length performance in our Blackbox Theatre space at the end of the semester.  We know your kids are funny, now it's time to let them show off!

Acting Sketchy (Middle School)

This class is for students in 6th through 8th grade.  Students can write, direct and perform in their own sketch comedy show! Parents will be invited to attend a full length performance in our Blackbox Theatre space at the end of the semester.  We know your kids are funny, now it's time to let them show off!

Broadway Review Jr.

This class is the cornerstone of our musical theatre program and open to students in 1st through 3rd grade. Students will learn vocal, acting, and movement techniques while rehearsing production numbers from some of Broadway's most popular shows, all with the goal of creating our own unique "show" experience. Students are challenged to always perform at their very best.  This class is also our community performance class which showcases our students' talents at local venues.  It is one of the required options for our Main Stage Jr. Production participants.

Technical Theatre

This class is open to students in 1st through 8th grade.  It is designed to teach students more about the technical aspects of theatre through hands-on experiences such as: building and painting the set, painting and sewing costumes, making and embellishing props, dealing with scripts and materials, and more.  Specifically, students will make and help to create the items needed for our performance-based classes.  Students have the option of enrolling in this class monthly and drop-in weekly. 

Descendants Dance Party

Join us for a Descendants dance party!  Students can come dressed as their favorite Descendants character and will spend the evening dancing to their favorite music from the hit Disney Channel movies and other fun activities from Aurodon.  Dinner will be served, cost is $25.