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Social Dance/Ballroom Dance Styles- (All ages-no partner necessary):

Students learn fundamental skills in the various dance styles. An introductory class to social and ballroom dance designed to be fun and educational. Styles include, but are not limited to, Rumba, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Foxtrot, Salsa, Merengue, Bomba and Cha-Cha. (Class may also include lift and partnering skills for those students who are ready).
Tuition: $8 per class (Pay teacher at time of class)
Mondays 6pm-7:00pm
Instructor: Tami Castillo-Shelton
Location: Grand Ballroom

 

We are saddened to covey the news that our beloved Larry Ward passed away on Monday January 6.
Classes will be brought back as details are worked out.
Square and Line/Country Dancing:
Enjoy the various steps and styles that comprise county line dancing from the man who taught John Travolta in the movie Urban Cowboy!Tuition: $8 per class (Pay teacher at time of class)Mondays 7pm-8:30pmLocation: Grand Ballroom

 

 

Beginning Ballroom Dance Class
Styles included are Cha-Cha, Waltz, Fox Trot, Salsa, American Tango, Two Step, East Coast Swing.
Tuition: $8 per class (Pay teacher at time of class)
Wednesdays 7pm-8:30pm

Location: Grand Ballroom

 

West Coast Swing:

High Sierra Swing Dance Club presents a monthly dance party
at the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St., Carson
City.

There will be a lesson at 7 p.m., with the social dance at
8-10:30 p.m. Partners are not required.

 

Lesson $7 for HSSDC and any
swing dance club members or $10 for nonmembers; dance $7 for members
of swing clubs and $10 for nonmembers. Join the club that night, and
the dance is free. For information, go to www.highsierraSDC.org or
call 775-629-9369.

Performing Arts/ Theater Classes

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Become a Legend, Greece (Afterschool) Ages 12-18:

Students will get the chance to learn about and act out various legends and myths from Greece, culminating in the class writing and performing a play based on Greek mythology. Students will obtain hands on experience in basic stage directions, story writing, acting, and cultural relevancies of morals and lessons in storytelling. Family Sharing Night, Friday May 9th 6:00 PM

 

Tuition: Non Member: $150, BAC Member $130

Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30pm-4:30pm

April 1-May 8 (6 weeks)

Instructor: Grayson Stipe

Location: MHJ Theater


The Actor’s Gym 18+ (will consider younger on a case-by-case):

Students will present scenes in class. Rehearsal will be arranged between scene partners and rehearsed outside of class time. Focus will be on understanding and implementing: emotional preparation, character’s objective, beats, arcs, emotional models and eventually self-direction. Along with the scenes themselves, students will develop a mastery of blocking, uses of props, delivery, and costuming with emphasis toward film. Scene Study – ongoing –

 

Tuition Monthly: $160 (BAC Members $145)

Tuition Quarterly: $450 (BAC Members $420)

Tuesday Nights 7pm-10pm

Session 1-April 1-29

Instructor: Debra Lynn Hull

Location: Maizie Harris Jesse Theater


Actor’s Gym Jr. 13-17yrs (will consider younger on a case-by-case):

Students will present scenes in class. While presented material will be appropriate for the ages of the students, the preparation and commitment will be the same as the adult class. The material will reflect the industry (Disney, Nickelodeon, ABC family, etc.) But the skill set remains the same. Rehearsal will be arranged between scene partners and rehearsed outside of class time. Focus will be on understanding and implementing: emotional preparation, character’s objective, beats, arcs, emotional models and eventually self-direction. Along with the scenes themselves, students will develop a mastery of blocking, uses of props, delivery, and costuming with emphasis toward film (Scene Study monthly).

 

Tuition: $150 (BAC Members $130)

Saturdays 1pm-4pm

Session 1-April 5-26

Instructor: Debra Lynn Hull

Location: Maizie Harris Jesse Theater


Sword and Staff Stage Combat Workshop 12-Adult:

This is an in depth course detailing how to choreograph fight scenes using sword and staff weapons from around the world. Workshop will include proper stances/proper handling of weapons, brief history of the weapons and their respective cultures, and how to safely conduct a fight scene with multiple people. All skill levels welcome, theatrical and/or martial arts backgrounds not required. Students are advised to wear clothing suitable for movement.

 

Tuition: $25, BAC Member $20

Saturday 12pm-2pm

April 12

Instructor: Grayson Stipe

Location: Grand Ballroom


The Actor’s Gym Intensive 8-12 (with adult) – 13+:

Saturday will focus from a Producer’s view on set etiquette, SAG requirements and qualifications, Labor requirements for under 18. Who does what on a set. What we need you to know and why. Head shots and resume’s will be discussed and evaluated as well. Audition protocols for both theatrical and commercial and what you can expect. End of class Saturday, each participant will be given an audition piece that they will audition with on Sunday. Sunday will be a quick review of audition protocols and then each student will audition, receive adjustments and audition again.

 

Tuition: $75 (BAC Members $65)

1 weekend a month – Saturday 9-Noon & Sunday 12pm-3pm

Session 1 -April 26, 27

Instructor: Debra Lynn Hull

Location: Maizie Harris Jesse Theater


Hand to Hand Stage Combat Workshop 12-Adult:

This is an in depth course detailing how to choreograph fight scenes using unarmed combat techniques including, boxing, throws, grappling, and slapstick. Workshop will include proper stances and posture, brief history of fighting styles and their respective cultures, and how to safely conduct a fight scene with multiple people. All skill levels welcome, theatrical and/ or martial arts backgrounds not required. Students are advised to wear clothing suitable for movement.

 

Tuition: $25, BAC Member $20

Saturday 12pm-2pm

May 3

Instructor: Grayson Stipe

Location: MHJ Theater


Actor’s Gym Jr. 13-17yrs (will consider younger on a case-by-case):

Students will present scenes in class. While presented material will be appropriate for the ages of the students, the preparation and commitment will be the same as the adult class. The material will reflect the industry (Disney, Nickelodeon, ABC family, etc.) But the skill set remains the same. Rehearsal will be arranged between scene partners and rehearsed outside of class time. Focus will be on understanding and implementing: emotional preparation, character’s objective, beats, arcs, emotional models and eventually self-direction. Along with the scenes themselves, students will develop a mastery of blocking, uses of props, delivery, and costuming with emphasis toward film (Scene Study monthly).

 

Tuition: $150 (BAC Members $130)

Saturdays 1pm-4pm

Session 2-May 3-31

Instructor: Debra Lynn Hull

Location: Maizie Harris Jesse Theater

The Actor’s Gym 18+ (will consider younger on a case-by-case):

Students will present scenes in class. Rehearsal will be arranged between scene partners and rehearsed outside of class time. Focus will be on understanding and implementing: emotional preparation, character’s objective, beats, arcs, emotional models and eventually self-direction. Along with the scenes themselves, students will develop a mastery of blocking, uses of props, delivery, and costuming with emphasis toward film. Scene Study – ongoing –

 

Tuition Monthly: $160 (BAC Members $145)

Tuition Quarterly: $450 (BAC Members $420)

Tuesday Nights 7pm-10pm

Session 2-May 6-27

Instructor: Debra Lynn Hull

Location: Maizie Harris Jesse Theater


The Actor’s Gym Intensive 8-12 (with adult) – 13+:

Saturday will focus from a Producer’s view on set etiquette, SAG requirements and qualifications, Labor requirements for under 18. Who does what on a set. What we need you to know and why. Head shots and resume’s will be discussed and evaluated as well. Audition protocols for both theatrical and commercial and what you can expect. End of class Saturday, each participant will be given an audition piece that they will audition with on Sunday. Sunday will be a quick review of audition protocols and then each student will audition, receive adjustments and audition again.

 

Tuition: $75 (BAC Members $65)

1 weekend a month – Saturday 9-Noon & Sunday 12pm-3pm

Session 2-May 31, June 1

Instructor: Debra Lynn Hull

Location: Maizie Harris Jesse Theater

The Actor’s Gym 18+ (will consider younger on a case-by-case):Students will present scenes in class. Rehearsal will be arranged between scene partners and rehearsed outside of class time. Focus will be on understanding and implementing: emotional preparation, character’s objective, beats, arcs, emotional models and eventually self-direction. Along with the scenes themselves, students will develop a mastery of blocking, uses of props, delivery, and costuming with emphasis toward film. Scene Study – ongoing –

 

Tuition Monthly: $160 (BAC Members $145)

Tuition Quarterly: $450 (BAC Members $420)

Tuesday Nights 7pm-10pm

Session 3-June 3-24

Instructor: Debra Lynn Hull

Location: Maizie Harris Jesse Theater


Actor’s Gym Jr. 13-17yrs (will consider younger on a case-by-case):

Students will present scenes in class. While presented material will be appropriate for the ages of the students, the preparation and commitment will be the same as the adult class. The material will reflect the industry (Disney, Nickelodeon, ABC family, etc.) But the skill set remains the same. Rehearsal will be arranged between scene partners and rehearsed outside of class time. Focus will be on understanding and implementing: emotional preparation, character’s objective, beats, arcs, emotional models and eventually self-direction. Along with the scenes themselves, students will develop a mastery of blocking, uses of props, delivery, and costuming with emphasis toward film (Scene Study monthly).

 

Tuition: $150 (BAC Members $130)

Saturdays 1pm-4pm

Session 3-June 7-28

Instructor: Debra Lynn Hull

Location: Maizie Harris Jesse Theater

Advanced Stage Combat Workshop (Ages 12-Adult):

This workshop is for those looking to get a more in depth chance to choreograph fight scenes. Fight scene elements will be able to include swords, staffs, and unarmed combat techniques. Students will choreograph a fight scene which will include a basic story structure (Conflict and Resolution), use of the environment, and changes between fighting styles. This class is for students with previous martial arts or stage combat experience.

 

Tuition: General Tuition: $25, BAC Member $20

Saturday 12pm-2pm

June 7

Instructor: Grayson Stipe

Location: MHJ Theater


The Actor’s Gym Intensive 8-12 (with adult) – 13+:

Saturday will focus from a Producer’s view on set etiquette, SAG requirements and qualifications, Labor requirements for under 18. Who does what on a set. What we need you to know and why. Head shots and resume’s will be discussed and evaluated as well. Audition protocols for both theatrical and commercial and what you can expect. End of class Saturday, each participant will be given an audition piece that they will audition with on Sunday. Sunday will be a quick review of audition protocols and then each student will audition, receive adjustments and audition again.

 

Tuition: $75 (BAC Members $65)

1 weekend a month – Saturday 9-Noon & Sunday 12pm-3pm

Session 3-June 28, 29

Instructor: Debra Lynn Hull

Location: Maizie Harris Jesse Theater

 

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