Register for Junior Academy for the Performing Arts at Clarice Smith, Feb 3-Apr29

2018 Winter/Spring Junior Academy for the Performing Arts at Clarice Smith, Feb 3-Apr 29

MNCPPC presents:
The Junior Academy for the Performing Arts
Winter/Spring 2018 Session
Saturdays 9am-1pm, February 3, 2018 to April 29, 2018

The Junior Academy of the Performing Arts (JAPA) introduces musical theater to students who have a talent and curiosity for the performing arts and strengthens their knowledge and skill level through the disciplines of singing, acting and dance.

Students will discover the very best of themselves and be encouraged to share their stories in their own unique way!

Winter/Spring Session
Registration is now open! The program is open to young performers ages 8 to 15. Whether a seasoned performer or new to the stage, all levels are welcome to join our team of rising stars!

12-week intensive program fee: $500 residents/ $650 non-residents

The program starts on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Rehearsals for JAPA are on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at the Prince George’s County Room, the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (8270 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD 20742)

Performance Dates: Saturday, April 28 & Sunday, April 29, 2018

For more information see: https://www.mncppc.org/2457/Junior-Academy-for-the-Performing-Arts

2017 Fall Theatre Workshops at Clarice Smith, Nov 9, 16 & Dec 16-Jan 13

2017 Fall Theatre Workshops at Clarice Smith, Nov 9, 16 & Dec 16-Jan 13

Junior Academy for the Performing Arts presents

Movement in Theatre
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 6 – 8 pm (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20171109)
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Prince George’s County Room

Open to ages 8 – 15

Do you ever feel awkward and unsure how to add gestures and physical characteristics to your performance? Join us for an in-depth workshop that will explore your physical self and teach you to be comfortable moving as your character dictates.

Improv Extravaganza

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6 – 8 pm (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20171116)
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Prince George’s County Room

Open to ages 8 – 15

Yes and… a key rule of improvisation. Want to discover and learn the rest of the rules to be a master improviser? Come have fun exploring improvisational theatre through engaging theatre games and scene work.

Ace it! Audition Intensive Workshop Series

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Dance Audition Workshop (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20171216)
Saturday, January 6, 2018: Singing Audition Workshop (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20180106)
Saturday, January 13, 2018: Acting Audition Workshop (Register here – ticket code: ACHD-WRK-GA-20180113)

All workshops are 9 am – 1 pm, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Prince George’s County Room

Open to ages 8 – 15

Want to audition for musicals and plays in your school and community? Don’t fear your next audition – Ace it! Join us for three audition intensive workshops to learn and discover the skills needed to stand out at your next casting call.

Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

About the Junior Academy for the Performing Arts

The Junior Academy of the Performing Arts (JAPA) introduces musical theater to students who have a talent and curiosity for the performing arts and strengthens the knowledge and skill level of students already interested in pursuing theatre as a profession.

Through the disciplines of singing and dance, the students will grow in their confidence, team-building, problem-solving, as well as artistic knowledge and skills. In an intimate setting, they will discover the very best of themselves and be encouraged to share their stories in their own unique way.
Instructors

Our instructors and guest artists are seasoned professionals in their field—respected actors, singers, and dancers of the performing arts. This program will foster a greater understanding of the necessity of the arts and creative expression in forming healthy, happy and productive adults.

Free

To register for upcoming workshops, please email Art Specialist and Program Supervisor Elizabeth Malone at elizabeth.malone@pgparks.com, or call 301-446-3259.