Workshops

TRY IT BEFORE YOU BUY IT – TAP & MUSICAL THEATER/JAZZ

Taught by Lily Wessel, Summer Stock Stage Choreographer and Alumna

Sunday afternoons, beginning August 19, 2018
Jewish Community Center, 6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis 46260

Lily Wessel, SSS alum/choreographer, has a wonderful understanding of what you need to know for future auditions and performances.  And our friends at the JCC are offering a “try it before you buy it” opportunity for SSS students and friends.  Here’s how it works:

1) Attend the first (this Sunday 8/19) or second (Sunday 8/26) class or BOTH and see if you like it (make sure to sign in at the class)
2) If you decide to enroll, simply register before the third class (Sunday 9/23) at the regular price ($234 for non-members/$180 members)
3) If you choose not to enroll, you pay nothing

Other things to know:

4) There is a 20% discount on the second class if you register for two
5) The best way to enroll is by phone at 317-251-9467 – make sure to request discount if registering for two classes
6) Please address specific questions to Lev Rothenberg, lrothenberg@jccindy.org, 317-715-9233
7) Lily will not be teaching the first Sunday (8/19) but the sub is excellent
8) Because of Jewish holidays, there are no classes on the following dates: 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 10/28, 11/25
9) Classes end 12/9, are open to ages 12-18, and are held at the JCC, 6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis 46260

Beginning Tap Teens – Fall ’18

Aug 19 – Dec 09, 2018
Sun @ 12:30 PM-1:30 PM (1 hour)

Learn how to shuffle, flap, brush, chug,click, cramp, dig, ball change, glide, hop and time step your way into understanding rhythm and timing of music. No class dates: 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 10/28, 11/25.  Attire: tap shoes, comfortable clothing. You may bring a water bottle to class (no other beverages.)

Musical Theater/Jazz Teens – Fall ’18

Aug 19 – Dec 09, 2018
Sun @ 1:30 PM-2:30 PM (1 hour)

This is the chance to learn the classic dance vocabulary of musicals. Have fun learning dances that will help you with your musical and show choir auditions. No classes: 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 10/28, 11/25. Attire: Wear comfortable clothing. Jazz shoes, ballet slippers or sneakers that you can dance in are fine. Water bottles are fine, but no other beverages.

Intermediate Tap Teens – Fall ’18

Aug 19 – Dec 09, 2018
Sun @ 2:30 PM-3:30 PM (1 hour)

Move beyond tap basics as you continue your tap studies. No class: 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 10/28, 11/25.  Attire: tap shoes and comfortable clothing. Water bottle is fine, but no other beverages.

MUSICAL THEATER, TAP, AND JAZZ

With Cherri Jaffee and Brandon Comer, Summer Stock Stage Choreographers

Sunday afternoons, beginning January 11, 2016
Jewish Community Center, 6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis 46260

These classes are the best way to prepare for the SSS dance auditions for Shrek!  “Tons of dancing in Shrek!!”

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New this semester SSS choreographer Brandon Comer will join in teaching these classes.   Brandon Comer

Enroll now!

Click here for JCC website with complete information and to register.

(Note: the tap class is a continuation of the syllabus from fall semester…not the correct fit for a total beginner to tap.)

TWO-PART AUDITION WORKSHOP 

With Emily Ristine Holloway and Chuck Goad, Summer Stock Stage Directors

Sunday, September 6 AND  Saturday, September 12, 2015
Park Tudor School, 7200 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis 46240
Ages 13-19, $65 per slot, must attend both dates (scholarships available)

Be prepared for your upcoming school, professional, community, or college theater auditions with this two-part workshop led by Emily Ristine Holloway and Charles Goad. Week 1 – Sunday, September 6, 45 minute appointments between 1 and 4 pm – private coaching with Emily or Chuck on your memorized audition piece. Week 2 – Saturday, September 12, 9 to 11:30 am – masterclass with 5-6 students performing and critiquing your work. Coaching and masterclass at Park Tudor School, location tba. Once you register, we will assign you a coaching slot on Sunday. You must attend both dates. 

MUSICAL THEATER, TAP, AND JAZZ

With Cherri Jaffee, Summer Stock Stage Choreographer

Sundays, August 23 through November 22, 2015
Jewish Community Center, 6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis 46260

It’s back by popular demand!!   The class that 20+ students took last spring at the Jewish Community Center. See your friends from Summer Stock Stage and make new ones in classes that are designed to make you fluent in the musical theater dance vocabulary.

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Click here for JCC website.  Class descriptions and details are available here.

CLASSES – Sundays, August 23 – November 22  (all classes are 12 weeks, $180 nonmembers/$144 JCC members)

code #18915  Musical Theater Dance – 1:30-2:25pm    12-15 yrs

code #18916  Beginning Tap – 2:30-3:25pm   12-18 yrs

code # 18917  Musical Theater/Jazz – 3:30-4:25pm   16-18 yrs

MUSICAL THEATER DANCE 101

With Cherri Jaffee, Summer Stock Stage Choreographer

Sundays, January 18 through March 22, 2015, 3:00 to 4:20 pm
Jewish Community Center, 6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis 46260
Ages 13-19, Beginner/Intermediate Level, $150 Fee (10 Classes total)

_MG_3352The dance class you requested!!  We encourage you to invite a friend who might be interested in Summer Stock Stage to join you in this fun class.  If you have any questions after thoroughly reading the announcement below, you may contact the instructor, Cherri Jaffee, at cherrij123@aol.com.

Learn a vocabulary of dance steps commonly used in musical theater.  Classes will feature a variety of dance styles with fun combinations in tap, jazz, Charleston and more!  The rhythms of the tango, mambo, cha cha, rhumba and waltz will be explored.  The last 20 minutes will be Pilates conditioning ending with proper stretch techniques.  

_MG_9285Sign up today to reserve a spot in class!!!  

PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS!!  There must be a minimum of 10 registered to hold the class.

Call the JCC at 317-251-9467 to pay by credit card or register online by clicking HERE.  Use class code #18380.

Enter through Door #5 (East side of building).  Class will be held in the Group Exercise Studio in Fitness Facility.  Wear comfortable clothing.  Jazz shoes, ballet slippers or sneakers are fine.  (JCC members receive a discounted fee of $120.)

MONOLOGUE WORKSHOP

With Emily Ristine Holloway and Chuck Goad, Summer Stock Stage Directors

Sunday, January 18 OR January 25, 2015, 12:30 to 2:30 pm
Park Tudor School, 7200 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis 46240
Ages 13-19, $25 per class (scholarships available)

Holloway_crop_verticalCollege theater program auditions coming up?  Or just want to work on a piece for future auditions?  Then this is the workshop for you.  Come prepared with a memorized monologue and be ready for feedback from Chuck and Goad_HeadshotEmily and other workshop participants.  Only five students per workshop, so register soon! Priority will be given to high school seniors.  

Register by emailing Emily at ERHolloway@gmail.com.  You may pay at workshop.

 

MUSICAL THEATER MASTER CLASS

With Carly Kincannon, Professional Actress, Singer

Saturday, January 3, 2015, 3-6 pm (before SSS Open Mic Night!)
Park Tudor School, 7200 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis 46240
Ages 13-19, $50 per class (scholarships available)

KincannonFormer SSS staffer Carly Kincannon is a working actor and singer living in New York City. A native of Indianapolis with nearly a decade of experience in the field, Carly is holding a class to shed some light on a profession in the arts. In the first two hours, students will perform a selection of music and receive feedback. The last portion will be open to a Q+A where she can answer questions about life in New York, the lifestyle of an actor, auditions, college, regional theater work, and anything else that may come to mind.  

Click HERE to register.