Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm (Tap 1 Class) Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm (Tap 2 Class) $550 for the year Instructor: Isabel Rina* *Please email Isabel at firstname.lastname@example.org for placement
Better balance, improved coordination, stronger musicality– these are just a few benefits a tap class had to offer… not to mention it’s super fun! In Tap 1, students will learn the foundational basics of the genre through various exercises and drills, and apply them to performing fun up-beat combinations. Dancers will work to expand and hone their skills, in Tap 2, and explore more challenging rhythms and tricks. Let’s face it, everyone loves watching tap numbers.
Dancing through the Decades High School Company Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm $550 for the year Instructor: Isabel Rina
Susan Stroman. Jerome Robbins. Bob Fosse. Andy Blankenbuehler. What do these names have in common? They all have made significant contributions to Broadway history through their innovative styles and iconic choreography! In this hands-on and interactive class, we will chassé down the theater dance timeline to some of its most memorable points, learning combinations that have stood the test of time.
Jazz Fusion Middle School Company Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pm $550 for the year Instructor: Za'riyah Drayton
This isn’t your grandma’s jazz class… This class is for dancers who wish to expand their dance horizons in a more pop setting. Through consistent exercises and trendy free-flowing choreography, students will get grounded and gain confidence in their ability to dance by and for themselves. Express yourself and find the joy in bringing your unique personality and flavor to each combination!
Song Interpretation High School Company Mondays 2:45-3:45pm OR Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm $500 for the year Instructors: Scott Handley & Isabel Rina
Would you like to feel more confident in your ability to communicate with an audience through song? Do you want to know how to look at a song and make the kinds of decisive choices as an actor that will help you stand out at an audition? Students in our Song Interpretation class will learn how to look for the clues provided in music and lyrics to interpret a song for themselves, and acting techniques to turn that interpretation into an authentic, unique performance.
Scene Study Junior & Senior Company members Thursdays 5:00-6:30pm $385 for the semester Instructor: Jessica Cavanagh
The class will be limited to eight students (six will perform as actors in the staged reading and two will perform as narrators who will read the stage directions to give the audience a full vision of the play.) All rising Juniors and Seniors are eligible to register, however, Seniors will be given priority placement.
Intro to Playwriting 10th-12th grade CompanY Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm $550 for the year Instructor: Jessica Cavanagh
Our new playwriting class will give students the opportunity to explore and express themselves through writing for the stage! The class will consist of weekly writing assignments, examination of produced playscripts, and open discussion of student work with an emphasis on process, risk-taking, and finding one’s own unique voice and vision.
Register at the links below today! Select the "New Student Registration" below if your student has never attended class at YAT. Select "Returning Student Registration" if your student has attended a summer camp or class.