Conservatory Classes

Classes

Conservatory

Upcoming Classes

After school Acting Classes for Grades K-2 and 3-5. This spring, we have formed a partnership with the White Plains Recreation and Parks department to bring after school acting classes to White Plains residents.

Creative Drama: Acting Through Stories!

A creative, fun introduction to theatre using familiar stories as source material. Students go beyond the story and create new adventures using drama to tie together acting and early literacy skills.

Age Group: Grades K-2
Day/Time: Fridays, 4-5 pm
Begins: April 21 – 6 sessions
Course #: 123010P1
Location: WP Performing Arts Center (WPPAC)
Fee: $90 Payable to WP Performing Arts Center

The Actor’s Toolbox

The perfect class for budding actors. Students learn the basics of acting and character work through games, improvisation and scenes. These beginning skills are ones that all actors use as they continue their growth as artists.

Age Group: Grades 3-5
Day/Time: Fridays, 5-6 pm
Begins: April 21 – 6 sessions
Course #: 123010P2
Location: WP Performing Arts Center (WPPAC)
Fee: $90 Payable to WP Performing Arts Center

Want a weekly class for you and your friends? Come to WPPAC! Classes need a minimum of 6 students to run and can be scheduled most days of the week. Email education@wppac.com for more information.

Class Examples

Acting for the Very Young: Creative Story Drama

Explore drama with your favorite stories! Thoughtfully chosen children’s stories become the inspiration for acting games and improvised scenes. In this class, participants will go beyond the scope of the story to create new adventures. Children build creative and literacy skills.

Grades K-2 | 6-12 Weeks | $120 – $240/student | 6 Student Minimum

The Actor’s Toolbox

Theatre and acting skills are explored using games and exercises. Through observation and movement, students are taught how to physically and mentally embody a character. These skills are ones that all actors use as they continue their growth as artists.

Grades 3-5/6-8 | 6-12 Weeks | $120 – $240/student | 6 Student Minimum

Scene Study/Advanced Scene Study

Using already established acting skills, students will deepen their craft through intense study. Students will explore elements of story, and character work, using tactics to achieve objectives and overcome obstacles.

Grades 6-8/9-12 | 6-12 Weeks | $120-$240/student | 6 Student Minimum