Beginning Oct. 24, 2011 - new class for Middle School actors

10/16/2011

Lakewood Theatre Company has just added a special session of workshops geared to the Middle grade students starting Monday, Oct 24, 2011

Acting classes at Lakewood TheatreANNOUNCING

ACTING 123

For Middle School actors


Lakewood Theatre Company has just added a special session of workshops geared to the Middle grade students starting Monday, Oct 24.

“This is in response to school cutbacks in the greater LO metro area” states Kay Vega, Executive Producer.  “Many school schedules have limited the performaning arts opportunies for students particularly in these grade levels.”  The 6 week Acting 123 workshop is in addition to LTC regular lineup of theatre and art classes. The workshops will be held Monday and Thursdays 4:00-5:30, October 24- December 1 at the Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego.

Fee for the 12 classes is $180. Call the theatre at 503-635-3901 to register or click here to download a registration form to mail. 

Script with young performers at LakewoodAbout the class: ACTING 123  Ages 11-14 (6 week course)
Instructor: Amy Gretencort    $180
Mondays & Thursdays, Oct. 24 – Nov. 1    
4 – 5:30 PM
(No class on Thanksgiving, makeup class on Wed. Nov. 23)

This course includes the building blocks of acting – from improvisation to performing short scenes. It promotes a range of important developmental skills: confidence, leadership, teamwork, and the creative “right brain” thinking recognized as critically important for success. We’ll work on monologues, scenes, auditioning and a short play which will be performed informally at our last class. The class will be taught by Amy Grentencourt, a theatre instructor at Waluga Junior High School, brings a wealth of experience to the LTC training program.

Amy Gretencort graduated cum laude from Cal State with a bachelor’s degree in Visual and Performing Arts, and obtained her Masters of Education from Portland State University. She has worked in theaters from San Francisco to Seattle, both on stage and behind the scenes. Amy has been teaching drama for 12 years and directing the after-school drama program at Waluga Junior for 14 years. In addition to directing, she has written 16 original plays and adapted 2 others. Her original works include The Boxed Circus, Rescue Me!, Dandelion, The Ghosts of Montmartre, and Lost Souls.  

REGISTRATION:
To pre-register for any class listed please contact the theatre at 503-635-3901. Or, click here to download a registration form to mail. A minimum enrollment of 8 students per class is needed with a maximum of 14. Programs will not be held if the minimum enrollment is not met. All classes are at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego. 

Postponement/Class Cancellation Policy:
If Lake Oswego schools are closed due to inclement weather, classes will be postponed. Please check with our office at 503-635-3901 after 3:00 PM to verify.

Refund Policy: Full refunds will be given up until 3 weeks before a class begins minus a $10.00 administrative fee. From 3 weeks to the first day a 75% refund will be given. No refunds given after the 1st day.

Medical Consent And Release From Liability
And Indemnifications:

I, (as signed on the registration form) for myself and/or as parent/guardian of the named registered child, do hereby authorize employees of the Lakewood Theatre Company/Lakewood Center to consent to emergency medical or dental examination, treatments, etc., to be administered to the same in the event of accident or sudden illness during LTC/Lakewood Center programs. In addition, I agree that I am responsible for the said participants’ transportation to and from the class or activity site. I hereby release and discharge the LTC/Lakewood Center, its officers, agents, and employees from any and all claims for personal injuries. I also agree that pictures taken during program hours may be used for future promotional purposes. The LTC/Lakewood Center does not provide any medical insurance for any participant in any program.

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