JCOMPANY CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

It's Hard to be The Bard

November 24th, December 1st, December 8th, 2019
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Ages 12-19

Students will spend 3 weeks training with a JCompany resident acting coach, Erin Petersen, as you learn classic warm-ups, practice scenes with your fellow actors, and work on creating characters from Shakespearean theatre.

Sundays With Shakespeare

November 24th, December 1st, December 8th, 2019
1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Ages 7-11

This is an ideal class for beginning theatre students! Students will learn Shakespeare scenes (for beginners!) and learn how to portray the dramatic - and sometimes over the top - characters of Shakespearean theatre. Our resident acting coach will instruct students on fun techniques that will further their growth as performers and strengthen their confidence in any situation.

Fall Singing Intensive

November 24th, December 1st, December 8th, 2019
1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Ages 12-19

Get ready to be as loud and crazy as the characters in Matilda! Get ready for your Matilda audition with funky and new songs each week.

Fall Dance Intensive

November 24th, December 1st, December 8th, 2019
1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Ages 12-19

Spend 3 weeks with choreographer Michael Mizerany, as you learn technique and movement combinations. Are you ready to be the best dancer JCompany has ever seen?

Matilda Singing Intensive

November 24th, December 1st, December 8th, 2019
3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Ages 7-11

Are you ready to rock your Matilda audition? Be prepared by learning vocal warm ups, singing techniques, even some songs from Matilda!

Matilda Dance Intensive

November 24th, December 1st, December 8th, 2019
3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Ages 7-11

Join Matilda choreographer Erin Peterson and get prepared to be Revolting Children in this Matilda themed class! We'll break out all the funky moves as well as learn new technique each week!

Arianna Afsar Master Class

Monday, December 2nd
6:15 -7:15 PM
Lawrence Family JCC
Ages 10-19
Singer, Songwriter, Composer...JCompany Alumni!
Ari Afsar is a graduate of Ethnomusicology Jazz from UCLA, Afsar just released her debut EP, "Somewhere I Thought I'd Be." Afsar is currently composing a musical, Jeannette, with America’s most published playwright, Lauren Gunderson. Jeannette, about the first woman elected into Congress 4 years before women could vote, has been selected for the prestigious O’Neill National Musical Theater Conference (one of three selected musicals from a pool of over 400). In October, she composed “Allegory” produced by La Jolla Playhouse for the WOW festival commemorating the 19th amendment featuring 75 singers. Afsar opened for Michelle Obama at the Shrine Auditorium, performed at the U.S. Institute of Peace, and appeared at the ACLU national conference in D.C.
She was the original Eliza Hamilton in Chicago's production of Hamilton, Miss California 2010, top 10 at Miss America 2011, a top 36 American Idol Alum, and currently stars in a SXSW- award winning series. She is an advocate/ performer/ and public speaker for The Women's March, The Social Innovation Summit, Nexus Global, The University of Chicago, The MoveOn rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, and The United State of Women.

JCompany JUNIOR Winter Session

Sundays, 1:00-3:00 PM
Class Dates: January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23
Showcase Date: February 23, 2020
JUNIOR allows our youngest artists, 4-7 years old, to learn the basics of theatre while creating fun, lively characters from some of the best children’s stories and shows (Winnie the Pooh, The Wizard of Oz, Finding Nemo and more). Throughout this nine-week experience, students will tap into their imagination and learn acting techniques to help them build confidence onstage. The JCompany JUNIOR experience culminates in an exciting showcase for friends and family. This is the perfect opportunity for our youngest artists to grow before joining JCompany mainstage shows! No audition necessary.

Ages: 4-7

Shakespeare Showdown

February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 2020
11:00-12:30
Ages 12-19

Students will spend 3 weeks training with a JCompany resident acting coach as you learn classic warm-ups, practice scenes with your fellow actors, and work on creating characters from Shakespearean theatre. JCompany will be offering 4 of these special acting intensives throughout the year – join us for each one!

Shaking It Up With Shakespeare

February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 2020
1:00-2:30
Ages 7-11

This is an ideal class for beginning theatre students! Students will learn Shakespeare scenes (for beginners!) and learn how to portray the dramatic - and sometimes over the top - characters of Shakespearean theatre. Our resident acting coach will instruct students on fun techniques that will further their growth as performers and strengthen their confidence in any situation.

Singing Intensive

February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 2020
1:00-2:30
Ages 7-11

This class will focus on teaching students how to stand out in any audition situation! They can be nerve wracking, stressful, and competitive... but it can be a positive experience if you stop focusing on comparing yourself to others and work your own vocal improvement and character choices! Students will be given a song based on their vocal range and will learn how to personalize the story and leave a lasting impression in the audition room.

Tap for Musical Theatre

February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 2020
3:00-4:30
Ages 7-11

Spend three weeks tapping your heart out! Learn basic steps to help you rock the stage! Students can expect something different each and every week as we learn fun and exciting combinations inspired by musical theatre's best.

Singing for Musical Theatre

February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 2020
3:00-4:30
Ages 7-11

This class teaches young artists performance-level vocals and techniques in a fun and safe environment. Students will sing through many songs and shows of various musicals of all types, focusing on the different styles and techniques of musical theatre, and the basics of reading and understanding music.

Winter Dance Intensive

February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 2020
1:00-2:30
Ages 12-19

Give yourself the best shot at being cast in the Dance Ensemble with this class. Spend 3 weeks training with our acclaimed artist and choreographer, Michael Mizerany, as you learn classic phrases and movement combinations from our various shows.

As One Vocal Ensemble 19-20

JCompany’s AS ONE Vocal Ensemble is a performance training group for grades 2-7, where you will learn the art of choral singing, make new JCompany friends, and become a better performer!

Performances & Recitals: To be announced and ongoing throughout the 27th JCompany season.

Rehearsals: Are held once weekly on Mondays from 6:15–7:15 p.m.

To register for this class, please register online contact the JCompany Program Assistant at (858) 362-1155 or jcompany@lfjcc.org
JCompany’s AS ONE Vocal Ensemble is a performance training group for grades 2-7, where you will learn the art of choral singing, make new JCompany friends, and become a better performer!

Performances & Recitals: To be announced and ongoing throughout the 27th JCompany season.

Rehearsals: Are held once weekly on Mondays from 6:15–7:15 p.m.

To register for this class, please register online contact the JCompany Program Assistant at (858) 362-1155 or jcompany@lfjcc.org

 


 

             


 

PLEASE NOTE: All classes are non-refundable. Master classes are non-exchangeable. All other exchanges will incur an administrative fee of $5.