Class Descriptions

Acro (1 credit) – Taught by Jane Geddings. Ages 8-18, Works on tumbling, large motor skills, and traveling through space. Thursdays 3:00-4:00pm

Acting (1 credit) - Taught by Ron Dykes and Kevan Richards. Ages 9-18, Students explore the art of acting through the study of various dramatic techniques including: perfecting the monologue, theatrical movement, developing your character, perfecting your audition, understanding sub-text, scene study and analysis, perfecting humor, acting for commercials and more! Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm

Adult Improv (1 credit) - Taught by Esprit Herbert. Students ages 19 & up learn the art of improvisation both in speech and movement. They will learn to think on their feet, to become confident in their actions and to go with the flow because in improv, anything can happen! Mondays 7:00-8:00pm

Ballet (1 credit) Taught by Andi Garner. Ages 12 & up, American Ballet technique. A style of classical ballet, seeks to develop essential skills in dancers as well as strength and elasticity. Mondays 6:00-6:50pm

Chorale (1 credit) – Ages 13-Adult, Vocal Arts Chorale is an exceptional ensemble for male and female vocalists who are serious about singing. Music of many styles and languages will be performed. Thursdays 5:30-6:20pm

Intro to Acting (1 credit) – Taught by Vince Vanni and offered the first 4 weeks of each term. Ages 8-18, covers basic elements of acting, terminology, proper movement, characterization, line expression, basic scene study, using humor, memorizing and delivering monologues, and more! Designed to prepare students for our Acting class, those who complete the course will be prepared to join the Acting class, and to audition for stage and video/film projects. Mondays 4:00-5:00pm

 

Jazz (Luigi method) (1 credit)  - Taught by Jane Geddings. A training program that promotes body alignment, balance, core strength and "feeling from the inside". Also used for rehabilitation.It is the world's first standard technique for teaching jazz and musical theatre dance. Wednesdays 10:00-11:00am

Junior Dance Combo (2 credits) – Taught by Jane Geddings. Ages 6-12, elements of Tap, Jazz, and Ballet. TAP: gives ear training and learn complicated rhythm patterns. BALLET: Placement of the body and technique. JAZZ: isolations. Thursdays 10:30am-12:30pm

Junior Improv (1 credit) - Taught by Esprit Herbert. Students ages 8-12 learn the art of improvisation both in speech and movement. They will learn to think on their feet, to become confident in their actions and to go with the flow because in improv, anything can happen! Thursdays 1:00-2:00pm

Junior/Senior Dance Combo (2 credits) Taught by Jane Geddings. Students ages 6-18 learn elements of Tap, Jazz and Ballet. TAP: Gives ear training and learn complicated rhythm patterns. BALLET: Placement of the body and technique. JAZZ: isolations. Mondays 4:00-6:00pm

Music Appreciation (1 credit) - Taught by Bethany Carr is an introductory course to music theory, history and performance. Students will explore music's various functionalities in order to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for all types of music. Mondays 4:00-4:50pm

Musical Theatre Hip Hop (1 credit) - Taught by Andi Garner. Ages 12 and up. This dance class is geared towards Musical Theatre performers who would like to learn current technique used in many of the musicals that are currently on Broadway. Mondays 7:00-7:50pm

Pre-K Level 1 Dance & Acro (1 credit) – Taught by Jane Geddings. Ages 2-4, learning readiness program to develop motor skills, body awareness and basic tumbling skills. Fundamentals of Tap and Ballet. Tuesdays 10:00-10:45am

 

Pre-K Level 2 Dance & Acro (1 credit) – Taught by Jane Geddings. Ages 4-6, An extension of Level 1 Dance & Acro class. Styled for increased flexibility, strength, speed, balance, coordination and endurance. Introduces movement combinations requiring more coordination and concentration. Tuesdays 10:45-11:45am

 

Pre-K Acro (1 credit) – Taught by Jane Geddings. Ages 2-5, learning readiness program to develop motor skills, body awareness and basic tumbling skills. Fundamentals of Tap and Ballet. Thursdays 9:30-10:15am

 

Senior Improv (2 credits) -Taught by Esprit Herbert. Students ages 12 and up learn the art of improvisation both in speech and movement. They will learn to think on their feet, to become confident in their actions and to go with the flow because in improv, anything can happen! Mondays 5:00-6:30pm OR Thursdays 11:00am-12:30pm

 

Senior Dance Combo (2 credits) - Taught by Jane Geddings. Ages 13-18, elements of Tap, Jazz, and Ballet. TAP: gives ear training and learn complicated rhythm patterns. BALLET: Placement of the body and technique. JAZZ: isolations. Thursdays 12:30-2:30pm

Tap (1 credit) Taught by Andi Garner. Ages 12 and up learn techniques in Tap with emphasis on form and aspects of performance. Learning Tap gives ear training and learn complicated rhythm patterns. Mondays 5:00-5:50pm

 

Ukulele (1 credit) – Taught by  Dave Shepard. Ages 13-18, beginners course in playing the ukulele. Schedule TBD depending on interest

Youth Theatre (4 credits)Directors will rotate. Ages 8-18, a performance based Musical Theatre class where students meet twice a week to develop skills in Drama, Music and Dance as they rehearse and perform in a one act musical theatre production on our Live Oak stage. This class will rehearse and perform three musicals per year and be featured in Brooksville's annual tree lighting. Tuesdays AND Thursdays 4:00-6:30pm. Weekend performances.

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