Spring Term 2020

Carney Cheshire Spring Term Information

DATES

Spring Term 2020
January 18th 2020 through to the 3rd April 2020
No class the 22nd February

9am to 10am
Acting, singing and dance
This stage is for those who are starting on their journey into performing arts. Each young performer will build basic skills and knowledge of the stage.  They will work on and develop confidence, imagination, teamwork and discipline. The emphasis in this stage is on being creative and using imagination.

Performance
They will perform at the end of the Summer Term in a show that is chosen for the group.  Rehearsals for this will start at after the Spring Half Term. The performance will be a combination of all three disciplines taught at the academy.

Stage Two 10am to 1pm
Acting– Each actor will be working on television and theatre acting techniques and they will gain a good understanding of the language of stage and screen.  They will start to work on vocal technique, character development and devising with a strong focus on peer feedback. We will towards the end of the Spring term film some scenes.
Dance– In this stage, each student will continue to develop confidence and imagination and will begin to focus on technique in a number of different dance styles including street dance, jazz, contemporary and musical theatre. They will work on choreography which will lead towards performances.
We will be performing as part of Dance 020 at the Regent Theatre in January 2020 exact dates to be confirmed.
Singing– Students will have fun exploring all the varied sounds the voice can make, developing and strengthen lower and upper voice registers. Students will learn more complicated melodies, introducing singing with accompaniment, and basic harmonies; singing more complicated rhythms, paying attention to entries and developing an awareness of song structure; expression through singing.
Performance
In singing and dance there will be performance opportunities throughout the year and also our Summer production.  Acting you will record scenes you have been working on which you can have copies of and also put this into practice in our Summer Performance.

Stage Three 10am to 1pm
Acting– In this stage each actor will have a good level of confidence, imagination and discipline. Each actor will be working on television and theatre acting techniques and they will gain a good understanding of the language of stage and screen.  They will start to work on vocal technique, character development and devising with a strong focus on peer feedback. We will towards the end of the Spring term film some scenes.
Dance– In this stage, each student will continue to develop confidence and imagination and will begin to focus on technique in a number of different dance styles including street dance, jazz, contemporary and musical theatre. They will work on choreography which will lead towards performances.
We will be performing as part of Dance 020 at the Regent Theatre in January 2020 exact dates to be confirmed.
Singing– Students will explore a range of vocal styles from Jazz & pop to Rock & MT; understanding the colours the voice can make when singing. They will work on strengthening lower and upper voice registers and changing between them; learning more complicated pieces in terms of melody, rhythm, and range, with more challenging harmonies; linking musical features with expression in singing; further development of aural skills; development of improvisatory vocal skills.
Performance
In singing and dance there will be performance opportunities throughout the year and also our Summer production.  Acting you will record scenes you have been working on which you can have copies of and also put this into practice in our Summer Performance.

Stage Four 10am to 1pm
Acting– In this stage each student will focus more on vocal technique and difficult character development.  Each actor will be working on television and theatre acting techniques and they will gain a good understanding of the language of stage and screen.  They will start to work on vocal technique, character development and devising with a strong focus on peer feedback. We will towards the end of the Spring term film some scenes.
Dance-In this stage, each student will continue to develop confidence and imagination and will begin to focus on technique in a number of different dance styles including street dance, jazz, contemporary and musical theatre. They will work on choreography which will lead towards performances.
We will be performing as part of Dance 020 at the Regent Theatre in January 2020 exact dates to be confirmed.
Singing– Students will connect the variety of vocal styles and explore colours the voice can make when singing. They will develop strengthening lower and upper voice registers and changing between them; learning more complicated pieces in terms of melody, rhythm, and range, with more challenging harmonies – working toward confident 4-part harmony singing as well as opportunities for small group work such as duets and also solo work. They will develop the skills to link musical features in vocal line and accompaniment with expression in singing; awareness of appropriate features of genre. Also, they will explore acting through song.

Performance
In singing and dance there will be performance opportunities throughout the year and also our Summer production.  Acting you will record scenes you have been working on which you can have copies of and also put this into practice in our Summer Performance.

Timetable and prices

Our prices are per term.   It is based on £7.50 an hour.  There are no discounts for classes missed.  You can pay monthly by standing order (a month in advance) or termly by bank transfer or cheque.

Stage One is £90 for the term
Stage Two, Three and Four is £270 for the term

There is a 10% sibling discount if both siblings are taking all three subjects.

Stage Acting Singing Dance
Two 10am to 11am 12pm to 1pm 11am to 12pm
Three 12pm to 1pm 11am to 1pm 10am to 11am
Four 11am to 12pm 10am to 11am 12pm to 1pm

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