Lafayette Theatre Academy Classes 2017-2018

Don't Miss the 2017-2018 Lafayette Theatre Academy!

Membership in the Lafayette Theatre Academy includes:

  • The opportunity to audition for Lafayette Theatre Academy Productions
  • Access to classes focusing on a variety of skills and techniques
  • Special workshops with guest professionals
  • Opportunities to perform at local and regional events (auditions may be required)
  • Social events designed for students of LTA
  • Group trips to productions, theatre conventions, colleges, and more
  • Joint events with the Lafayette Dance Academy and Young Singers of West Georgia
  • End of the Year Showcase

 

 

LTA CURRENT CLASSES

 

Mechanics of PUPPETRY with Avery Jones

Seventh grade and up
Thursdays from 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Class begins on August 17, 2017

$50/month class fee (in addition to registration)

Avery Jones is an award-winning puppeteer and actor. He spends his time creating puppets for theatre, television, and performers across the country, including, Musical Theatre International, the Springer Opera House in Columbus, GA; the GA Aquarium. He has been featured on Sesame Street and performed "Slappy" alongside Jack Black in the 2015 film Goosebumps.

The cast of Alice in Wonderland (March 2018) will selected from members of this class.

 

CREATIVE DRAMATICS I

with Carol Cain, assisted by Audrey Rushan
First - Third grade
Tuesdays from 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Class begins on August 15, 2017

$45/month class fee (in addition to registration)

In this introduction to the world of theatre, students will experience the roles of playwright, actor, designer, director, and audience member through narrated story, pantomime, puppetry, role play, movement, and theatre games.

 

CREATIVE DRAMATICS II

with Carol Cain, assisted by Audrey Rushan
Fourth - Sixth grade
Tuesdays from 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Class begins on August 15, 2017

$45/month class fee (in addition to registration)

As students continue their exploration of the world of theatre as playwrights, actors, designers, directors, and audience members, they will use their body, voice, and imagination in story drama, pantomime, process drama, original monologues, puppetry, improvisation, and reader’s theatre.

 

LTA Six-Week Focus Sessions:  Fall 2017
October 4th – November 8th

Focus on Acting
7th – 9th grade
with Jeff Sargent
Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8pm
Session Fee: $85

Focus on Acting
10th – 12th grade
with Valerie Longshore-Sargent
Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8pm
Session Fee: $85

Focus on Technical Theatre
High School and up
with Ryan McWhorter and Jeff Sargent
9th – 12th grade
Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6pm
Located in the LTC Black Box
Session Fee: $85

Membership in the Lafayette Theatre Academy includes:

  • Access to classes focusing on a variety of skills and techniques
  • Special workshops with guest professionals
  • Opportunities to perform, throughout the year, at local and regional events (auditions may be required)
  • Social events designed for students of LTA
  • Group trips to area productions and other events
  • Joint events with the Lafayette Center for Dance, Young Singers of West Georgia, and the Lafayette Theatre Outreach Program
  • The Lafayette Theatre Academy Productions in the LTC Black Box
  • End of the Year Showcase and Awards Ceremony

A $35 one-­‐time registration fee, per student, for annual membership in LTA, does not apply to class fees, special events, or workshops.
Classes and other activities may incur additional fees.

If you would like to register for the Lafayette Theatre Academy, have any questions,
or would like more information, please contact:
Amy McDow (Lafayette Theatre Academy Program Coordinator),
visit www.LSPARTS.org,
or call the LSPA offices at 706-882-9909.

Click Here For More Information

 

 

214 Bull Street
LaGrange, GA 30240
706.882.9909
amcdow@lsparts.org

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