SUMMER 2013 CLASSES BEGIN JUNE 3!
Call or email the Academy Office at
706-324-1100 or email@example.com
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SPRINGER THEATRE ACADEMY
Junior Program - K5-2nd grade Middle Program - 3rd-4th Grade Main Program - 5th-12th Grade
All Grade Levels are 2012-2013 School Year
To Register for classes, call 706-324-1100 or download registration forms under each respective program.
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Main Program Lunch Menu
1 week & 2 week, Part-Day classes for Grades K-2
Junior Program registration - Registration forms list program times.
We have slots available for all class groups and times.
The perfect program to introduce young children to the excitement and discipline of theatre. Whether their personality is outgoing or reserved, they can find success in this class. Our friendly teachers use games, storytelling, improvisation, puppetry, singing, and movement in a creative and safe environment. Focus is on confidence, concentration, cooperation and FUN. Concludes with a joyous presentation of class work for family and friends.
Kindergarten Ages 5-6: 1 1/2 hours daily, 1 week (9:00-10:30 or 11:00-12:30)
July 1-5 July 8-12
Grades 1-2: 2-hours daily, 2 weeks (9:30-11:30 or 1:30-3:30)
July 1-12 (FULL)
July 15-26 (9:30-11:30; 1:30-3:30)
Junior Program Welcome Letter: Provides more in-depth information on camp structure.
2-Week, Half-Day Classes for Grades 3-4
Morning Class: 9-12 Afternoon Class: 1-4
Middle Program registration - Registration forms list program times.
We have slots available for all class groups and times.
A fantastic program specifically for 3rd & 4th grade students eager to learn about acting. Include core acting classes of voice & movement, improvisation, scene study and musical theatre. New students are introduced to the excitement and craft of theatre. Returning students are challenged at a higher level. Students moving up from the Junior Program will build on concepts introduced there. Class culminates in an exuberant presentation of class work for family and friends on final class day.
2-Week, Half-Day Classes
July 1-12 July 15-26
Middle Program Welcome Letter: Provides more in-depth information on camp structure.
2-Week, Full-Day Classes for Grades 5-12. 9:00am-4:00pm
June 3-14 (All Groups (5th through 12th grade FULL)
June 17-28 (5th through 8th grade groups FULL, 9th-12th grade groups available)
July 1-12 (FULL all grades)
July 15-26 (FULL all grades)
Grade Groupings: 5th-6th, 7th-8th, 9th-12th
Main Program registration - Registration forms list program times.
New or Returning Students: Acting foundations in movement, voice and improvisation, plus specifics techniques for theatre scenes and musical numbers. Previous theatre experience helpful but not required. Returning students are challenged at a higher level. Culminates in a high-energy presentation of class work for family and friends on final class day.
2-Week, All-Day Classes Tuition: $345
Main Program Welcome Letter: Provides more in-depth information on camp structure.
3-week, Full-Day Classes for Grades 6-7. Grade groupings: 6-7 (B1, B2 or B3)
Returning Students Only. For students desiring a longer Academy experience and the increased challenge of an extra week, exploring each core subject in greater detail. Culminates in a special presentation of scenes and other class work. Admission requires Director's Approval.
B1 & B2 - June 3-21
B3 - July 1-19
ALL B GROUP SESSIONS ARE FULL.
4-week, Full-Day Classes for Grades 8-12. Grade Groupings: 8-9 (A1 or A2), 10-12 (A3)
Returning Students only. For older students wishing an accelerated challenge offering in-depth exploration of each subject area, advanced skills and career guidance. An intensive but joyous theatre experience. Culminates in an evening showcase. Admission requires an audition.
A1 - June 3-28
A2 - July 1-26
A3 - July 1-26
ALL A GROUP SESSIONS ARE FULL.
4-week Company Class. Grades 11-12 (A-4)
Returning Veteran Students. For our most advanced students who want to apply all their skills to a production. Company Class will take one week of regular class rotation, then move into full-day, intensive rehearsals with a director for two weeks. Culminates in full production of a published play to open the Springer Children's Theatre season. Admission by invited audition.
MAIN PROGRAM: CORE CURRICULUM: All students take these six classes daily. Substance and intensity vary with age and experience.
Voice & Movement: A high-spirited class combining the fundamentals of voice and body work, assuring their integration into the actor's craft. Vocal skills develop resonance, articulation, projection and effective communication. Movement and body skills develop strength, control, agility and physical expression.
NEW! Improv: It's back! The most popular class ever at the Academy teaches you to improvise - make it up as you go along. Theatre games, character and scene improvs, partner work and original scenes. Develops spontaneity, expression and fearlessness and teamwork. Crazy fun!
Musical Theatre: The sheer joy of being on stage! It's still acting - you just happen to be singing and dancing. An exciting way to develop characters, relationships, scenes and stage presence, while performing musical numbers from the great Broadway shows of today and yesterday.
NEW! T.H.A.T. Class: T.H.A.T (To Have A Thought) is an exhilarating new class that combines creative expression, writing, ensemble building and personal exploration in a form that each class will determine and that each student will propel.
Scene Study - Contemporary Plays: This class provides a performance context for the fundamental training in body, voice, imagination and partnering. Study, rehearse and perform scenes from recently written comedies and dramas, exploring text, character, relationships, blocking, and style.
Scene Study - Classical Plays: An additional scene study class which allows students the chance to explore the rich dynamics and beautiful language of plays from the classics, including Shakespeare.
OTHER INFORMATION• Tuition Deposits: Minimum for each application: $75 MAIN Program and MIDDLE Program, $35 for JUNIOR program• Discounts: $25 OFF for each additional registered child in a family. 10% OFF for each student of a Springer Society Membership family. 10% OFF for Active Military Families.
• Financial Aid: Need-based financial aid available - Call Academy Office 706-324-1100 • An admissions orientation is required of all new students in the MAIN Program. Students will be notified to schedule an orientation appointment. • Audition Information for 3 & 4 week groups available through the Academy Office. • Lunch: Tuition does not include lunch. Lunch may be purchased on site or brought from home.
The Springer Theatre Academy acknowledges generous support from the McClure Family Foundation, Pezold Management Companies, J.W. & Ethel I. Woodruff Foundation, Mildred Miller Fort Foundation, Publix Super Markets Charities, Altrusa, Community Spouses Club of Fort Benning, Columbus Cultural Arts Alliance and Georgia Council for the Arts.