Musical Theatre Lab

John Wagner, director & choreographer of Summer at the State, is offering 8 week sessions of Musical Theatre classes at the State Theatre Center for the Arts. Classes will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays the weeks of February 25, March 4, 11, 18, April 1, 15, 22, and 29, 2019

Classes Available:

1. Junior Musical Theatre Lab: Mondays from 6:00-7:20 PM. Open to ages 9-12

This eight-week training program enables young artists to explore the contemporary musical theatre world as they receive voice, movement and acting training. This class will enhance the student’s skill in all aspects of Musical Theater Performance, including song selection, song interpretation and stage presence. Students will explore a wide variety of musical theatre disciplines including: audition prep, acting a song, proper breathing technique, movement, building a character, and more. All experience levels welcome. Cost: $145.00

2. Adult Theatre Dance: Mondays from 7:30-8:30 PM. Ages 18+

Adult Theatre Dance class is an hour long class that begins with a warm-up including basic technique as well as stretching, conditioning, and cardio. The warm-up is followed by the teaching of a musical theatre combination. Light acting is included in the combination. This fun, fast-paced class teaches a wide variety of Broadway dance styles and is open to all levels. No stress, no experience required! Cost: $15 a week

3. Musical Theatre Lab: Tuesdays from 6:00-7:20 PM. Open to ages 13-18

Students explore how to interpret and connect to the lyrics to tell the story in the song. Students will use scripts, songs and scenes to combine the musical theatre disciplines of acting, singing and dancing. Aspiring actors will learn the importance of stage directions, how to create their own characters, vocal projection and emotion. Material selection will be customized to best compliment and challenge each young actor. Students of varying experience levels are welcome. Cost: $145.00

4. Musical Theatre Audition Prep: Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30 PM. Open to ages 14-18

In this eight week course students will learn and master the Do’s and Don’ts of the auditioning process. Students will explore a variety of topics including how to select appropriate material for auditions, learn how to build a rep book, and how to appropriate interpret and perform audition material, how to handle cold readings, and more! Students will walk away from this course with the tools and knowledge that will help them stand out in any audition setting. Prior performing experience recommended. Cost: $120.00

Register online at:
Registration link can be found on the State Theatre’s Facebook page

Payments are to be made to by cash, check, or credit card to:
State Theatre, 27 East Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401.

Credit card payments accepted during State Theatre business hours (M-F, 9-5) by calling
724-439-1360. All classes will be held at the State Theatre Center for the Arts.