Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

DRAMA - PROGRAMS

Fall 2019

   

DRAMA (Grades 1-12)

 

Creative Dramatics

Guided by a particular theme, students use their imaginations, bodies and voices to create characters and tell stories through acting and improvisation. This class fosters a positive environment for students to build self-confidence, cultivate imagination, strengthen problem-solving skills and make new friends. Family and friends are invited to a short observation on the last day of class.

  • Grades 1-2, Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm OR Saturdays, 10:00-11:00am
    • Once Upon a Time - Session A (Sept. 3 - Oct. 21) - $125
    • It’s a Mystery - Session B (Oct. 22 - Dec. 14) - $125

Full Session (Sept. 3 - Dec. 14) - $225 (Save 10%)

  • Grades 3-5, Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm OR Saturdays, 11:00am-12:00pm
    • Going on a Quest - Session A (Sept. 3 - Oct. 21) - $125
    • Superheroes, Villains & Sidekicks - Session B (Oct. 22 - Dec. 14) - $125

Full Session (Sept. 3 - Dec. 14) - $225 (Save 10%)

 

Acting Techniques: Monologues & Scripts

Along with learning the fundamentals of acting, students develop skills in physicality, vocal techniques and characterization through exercises and improvisation. This class focuses on monologues, script analysis and audition preparation. Family and friends are invited to a short observation on the last day of class. 

  • Grades 6-12, Saturdays, 12:30-2pm, $325

      Full Session ONLY (Sept. 3 - Dec. 14)

 

MUSICAL THEATRE (Grades 1-12)

 

Take the Stage

Guided by a particular theme, students develop skills in singing, dancing and acting. Students learn the basics of storytelling and character development through song and dance. This class fosters a positive environment for students to build self-confidence, make new friends, and strengthen skills in coordination, spatial awareness, repetition, memorization and facial expression. Family and friends are invited to a short observation on the last day of class. 

  • Grades 1-2, Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm OR Saturdays, 10:00-11:00am
    • The Bare Necessities - Session A (Sept. 3 - Oct. 21) - $125
    • Under the Sea - Session B (Oct. 22 - Dec. 14) - $125

Full Session (Sept. 3 - Dec. 14) - $225 (Save 10%)

 

  • Grades 3-5, Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm OR Saturdays, 11:00am-12:00pm
    • When I Grow Up - Session A (Sept. 3 - Oct. 21) - $125
    • Seize the Day - Session B (Oct. 22 - Dec. 14) - $125

Full Session (Sept. 3 - Dec. 14) - $225 (Save 10%)

 

Musical Theatre Ensemble: Disney on Broadway

Guided by a particular theme, students develop skills in singing, dancing and acting. Students learn the basics of storytelling and character development through song and dance. This class fosters a positive environment for students to build self-confidence, make new friends, and strengthen skills in coordination, spatial awareness, repetition, memorization and facial expression. No prior experience necessary--just a love for musical theatre! Family and friends are invited to a short observation on the last day of class. 

  • Grades 6-12, Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm   OR   Saturdays, 12:30-2pm  

        Full Session ONLY (Sept. 3 - Dec. 14)

 

IMPROV (Grades 3-12)

Explore the fun and fast-paced world of improvisation! Students learn to take risks, think on their feet, stay focused and be ready for anything! Students will work on creating original characters, interesting stories, hilarious scenes and supporting their classmates.

 

Beginning

  • Grades 3-5, Mondays, 5:00-6:00pm
    • Session A (Sept. 3 - Oct. 21) - $125
    • Session B (Oct. 22 - Dec. 14) - $125

Full Session (Sept. 3 - Dec. 14) - $225 (Save 10%)

 

  • Grades 6-12, Mondays, 6:00-7:30pm
    • Session A (Sept. 3 - Oct. 21) - $180
    • Session B (Oct. 22 - Dec. 14) - $180

Full Session (Sept. 3 - Dec. 14) - $325 (Save 10%)

 

Intermediate/Advanced - Full Session ONLY (Sept. 3 - Dec. 14)

*Prerequisite: Beginning Improv

  • Grades 3-5, Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00pm, $225
  • Grades 6-12, Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm, $325

 

FALL PRODUCTION

Disney’s The Lion King JR.

A Metropolis School of the Performing Arts Production

By Kids for Kids!

The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Recommended for grades K-9.

November 7, 2019 at 10am & 6pm

November 8, 2019 at 10am & 6pm

November 9, 2019 at 1pm

GET TICKETS HERE

 

HOLIDAY CABARET

Here We Come A-Caroling: Holiday Favorites

All students* (grades 4-12) are invited to audition for an original cabaret written by Metropolis Voice Faculty Tiffany Gates and Nathan W. Brown. Students will be featured in solos and ensembles along with faculty as they sing and dance to holiday favorites. Auditions will be held Sunday, November 10th. Audition and rehearsal information will be available later this fall.

*Interested students do not need to be enrolled in Fall 2019 to audition for this program.

Here We Come A-Caroling: Holiday Favorites Performance Date:

December 15, 2019 at 7pm