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Roberta Jones Junior Theatre
Fall 2019 Classes

City of Santa Clara Online Resident Registration for Roberta Jones Junior Theatre Fall 2019 classes begins August 15, 2019. Non-Resident Online Registration begins August 20, 2019. Walk-In Registration for all begins August 26, 2019. Go to https://apm.activecommunities.com/santaclara/Home to set up your account and register. 

Acting Technique for Teens (Ages 13-18)
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced teen actors will learn professional acting technique through improvisational exercises and scene study. The last class will be a performance for invited family and friends.

Actor's Movement Workshop
Participants will use their bodies to create characters, express emotions, and tell stories in this exciting workshop that will include safe stage combat techniques.

Imagine Me (ages 4-5), Imagine Me, Too! (Ages 6-8)
The imagination is where everything begins! Spark your child’s imagination with this high-quality Creative Dramatics class! Our instructors create a delightful environment where children explore creativity through interactive storytelling and improvisational games. Behind the excitement and fun of acting out the adventures of classic stories are the educational benefits of this program. The students gain self-confidence and learn to cooperate with others while stimulating their imaginations and enjoying physical exercise. Children must be able to leave their parent with ease. Imagine Me, Too!, for ages 6-8, will have more emphasis on characterization and acting technique.
Location: Community Recreation Center, 969 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara.

Improv Your Communication (Ages 8-12)
Students will improve their communication skills with empathy, assertiveness, and respect while enjoying role-playing acting exercises and games of improv comedy.

Music Reading (Ages 8-18)
This class will focus on improving music-reading ability. The coursework will include introductions to sight reading, intervals, and note-values, using a variety of approaches including textbook exercises and handcrafted methods from the instructor. Students will learn how to identify pitches and notes on the staff, as well as techniques for counting and understanding rhythms. This class is perfect for budding artists who wish to pursue any kind of singing or instrument extracurricularly or professionally.

RJJT Youth Choir (Ages 8-18)
Participants will learn proper vocal technique and improve singing ability while learning fun, modern songs and musical theatre favorites. The last class will be a performance for invited family and friends.

Singing Technique (Ages 10-18)
This class will focus on vocal technique and solo singing. There will be a strong emphasis on dynamics, technique, ear training, music theory, and performative quality. Students will learn how to choose and prepare an audition song for musical theatre productions.

Stage Make-Up
Students will experience the thrill of creating characters with the art of theatrical make-up. Students will provide their own Mehron Mini-Pro Student Makeup Kit (approximately $16.95). See course extra details for details on where to buy the makeup kit.

Young Actors Funshop (Ages 8-12)
Aspiring actors will have a blast as they get their turn in the spotlight. Beginning acting technique will be taught with fun and playful games, exercises, poems, and brief scenes. The last class will be a performance for invited family and friends.

 Course #  Course Name  Ages  Day  Time  Dates  Resident/Non-Resident Fee
17709  Acting Technique for Teens 13-18  Sat  1:20-2:05 PM 9/28-12/7  $87/$109
17710  Imagine Me 4-5  W  3:00-3:45 PM 9/25-11/20  $87/$109
17711  Imagine Me, Too 6-8  W  3:50-4:40 PM 9/25-11/20  $87/$109
17722  Imagine Me 4-5  Sat  1:00-1:45 PM 9/28-11/23  $87/$109
17723  Imagine Me, Too 6-8  Sat  1:50-2:40 PM 9/28-11/23  $87/$109
17712  Improv Your Communication 8-12  Sat  3:10-3:55 PM 9/28-12/7  $87/$109
17  Music Reading 8-18 Th  7:00 PM-8:00 PM 9/26-12/19  $128/$156
17717  RJJT Youth Choir 8-18  W  6:45-8:00 PM 9/25-12/11  $155/$191
17891  Singing Technique 10-18  M  7:00 PM-8:00 PM 9/23-12/16  $126/$155
17718  Stage Make-Up 10-18  Sat  2:10-2:55 PM 9/28-12/7  $87/$109
17720  Young Actors Funshop 8-12  Sat  12:30-1:15 PM 9/28-12/7  $87/$109

For "no class" days, please refer to your registration receipt.

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