SUMMER YOUTH THEATRE CONSERVATORY

Playhouse on the Square’s Summer Youth Theatre Conservatory is open to any student interested in theatre regardless of experience. All of the courses are taught by professional artists. Self-esteem is of primary importance to our program. Theatre is the perfect environment for a child to find their voice. Session sizes are limited to allow for maximum individual attention and development.

A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a space. Payment in full includes the amount of the deposit.

Tots@POTS (5-6 years of age)

A one week program with daily instructional core classes designed to develop children’s creativity through Acting, Music and Movement exercises in a controlled, focused setting. Students will also explore a popular piece of children’s literature through dramatization, dance, and song. Each session culminates in a short performance.

  • TOTS 1  – June 2 through June 6,  2014  –  Morning session at The Circuit Playhouse  
  • TOTS 2  – June 2 through June 6 , 2014  –  Afternoon session at The Circuit Playhouse
  • TOTS 3  – July 14 through July 18, 2014  –  Morning session at The Circuit Playhouse Session Full
  • TOTS 4  – July 14 through July 18, 2014  –  Afternoon session at The Circuit Playhouse

 

Junior Conservatory (7-11 years of age)

A two week program with daily instructional core classes in Theatre Dynamics, Voice, and Stage Movement. The program focuses on creative acting skills and reinforces the discipline of body, voice and imagination. Students will engage in activities including movement, improvisation, monologue and ensemble work. An introduction on the proper way to audition is an element of the classes. Additionally, the students create pieces which are presented in a performance on the last day of the session.After Care available 3pm-5pm for an additional fee.

  • JUNIOR 1 – May 26 through June 6, 2014 at Playhouse on the Square   Session Full
  • JUNIOR 2 – June 16 through June 27, 2014 at The Circuit Playhouse  Session Full
  • JUNIOR 3 – July 21 through August 1, 2014 at The Circuit Playhouse Session Full

 

Senior Conservatory (12-17 years of age)

A three week program with daily instructional core classes in Acting, Music, and Dance. Acting instruction includes a focus on both monologue and ensemble work. Music will give instruction in diction, breathing, sight-reading, and solo and group singing techniques. Dance instruction will introduce students to ballet, tap, jazz, and modern styles. Classes will provide the basic tools needed to feel confident in performing in public. One or more theatre specialty classes will also be taught. The session culminates in performance on the last day.

  • Senior Session – July 7 through July 25, 2014 at Playhouse on the Square

 

 

For more information, please call (901) 728-5631, fax (901) 728-5678 or email daniel@playhouseonthesquare.org

All pricing and times are on the form. you must sign up for a full session, partial attendance is not allowed as each session builds up to it’s own final showcase on that final Friday of the session.
Please read the instructions carefully. You must have Adobe Acrobat or Adobe reader to complete the form electronically. You may also print the form and fax to (901) 728-5678 Or you can mail to : Attn Conservatory:  Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper Memphis, TN 38104
Forms will NOT be processed without payment or deposit.

 2014 Registration Form available here for download (right click and save to your desktop) : 

2014 Conservatory Registration