Village Square Theatre
Our fall semester is underway. Spring semester will begin the first of February. Enrollment will begin in November. Stay tuned for some fabulous classes.
We are also accepting private students in acting, voice, public speaking, dance, guitar or audition prep. Please contact our Education Director, Debra Leopard at email@example.com if you have any questions or would like to schedule private lessons.
Let 2015 be a Dramatic year!
British Dialects for the Stage
Saturday October 17. 12:30-2:30. This is a two-hour workshop on mastering dialects for the stage. Focusing on generic upper and lower class British. Expand your knowledge of how dialects work and increase your ability to get cast! Students will learn the Phonetic Alphabet, the basics of how the speaking voice works and all the main changes needed for a convincing stage British accent. Students will get a handbook to take home. Limited to 10. Taught by 30 + year Voice and Diction coach, Debra Leopard $25.
Saturday, November 7, 2015. 10:00-12:00. Ages 5 through College Cost: $25 This is a two-hour workshop designed to help actors improve audition techniques and boost confidence prior to upcoming auditions at Village Square or other theatres. Vocal techniques, expression, stage fright, how to prepare, improvisation exercises and advice on standing out in a crowd will be covered. Students will go through mock acting and singing auditions using several different scripts and will be directed on ways to make improvements. Advice will be given on choices for selection of audition music. Students will also “get into the mind of a director” to learn about what directors look for at auditions. For those who are new to the audition process, students will learn what to expect. For those who have auditioned before, students will learn how to improve. Taught by Debra Leopard.