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KCT ACADEMY FALL TERM 2019

Fall Term at KCT’s Creative Dramatics Academy runs for a length of 5 weeks.  Most classes will culminate in a “showcase” presentation for family and friends at the end of the term.

Upon completion of class, each student will receive 2 complimentary tickets to an upcoming KCT performance.

To reserve a seat in any class, or for more information: use the submission form at https://knoxvillechildrenstheatre.com/class-registration/

You will receive registration info, via e-mail, upon inquiry.  50% of the class fee must be received in order to guarantee.

Ages 4-5

Tiny Thespians presents THE VERY BUSY SPIDER, $120

Thursdays on 10/24, 10/31, 11/07, 11/14, 11/21

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Students will learn about the various dramatic elements of a play, including plot, setting, and character. Students will also be introduced to a technical element of theatre, such as costume or scenic design, through weekly crafts. This class includes lots of fun exercises and games, and will culminate in a showcase performance for friends and family on the final day of class. No reading ability or prior experience required.

Ages 6-7

Page To Stage presents IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE, $150

Wednesdays on  10/23, 10/30, 11/06, 11/13, 11/20

4:30 PM to 6 PM

This class draws on the high-energy and creativity of this age group in order to introduce our youngest thespians to the basic concepts of theatre. Students will learn about the theatrical elements of plot, setting, theme, and character through the medium of storytelling. Each day students will focus on a particular element through show and tell, a craft, group story time, and beginning theatre games. The class will culminate in a group retelling of this story.

Ages 8-9

Movement and Character, Ages 8 & 9, $150

Mondays on 10/21, 10/28, 11/04, 11/11, 11/18

4:30 PM to 6 PM

In this class we help students combine their strong imaginative work with physical skills for a whole-body character experience.  Using an easy to grasp version of Laban movement technique, students learn to express their imagined emotional state through physical action.  The class concludes with a brief showcase.

Ages 10-11

Acting 201, ages 10 to 11, $150

Saturdays on 10/26, 11/02, 11/09, 11/16, 11/23

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This class is designed for students with some class or performance experience who are ready to learn more about the magic of acting.  In Acting 201, students will concentrate on creating imaginative physical expressions of character through movement and props while continuing work on projection and enunciation.  The class concludes with a brief showcase.

Ages 12 & up

Acting 102, Ages 12-13, $150

Tuesdays on 10/22, 10/29, 11/05, 11/12, 11/19

4:30 PM to 6 PM

This class is a continuation of acting 101 with a more intense focus on movement and its relation to character development.  It is suitable for returning students as well as students who have some performance experience.   The class uses developmental exercises and games and scene work to help unify the varied aspects of character.  The class concludes with a brief showcase.

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