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Phoenix Arts Academy has triple threat performance programs for students who want to be immersed in the arts: a curriculum of weekly classes where they’ll learn to sing, act, and dance.

Junior/Intermediate classes
for students in prep & grades 1-6

Mondays 5pm-6:30pm

Senior classes
for students in grades 7-12

Tuesdays 5pm-7pm

Overview of the year

Foundational Skills & Technique
In terms 1 & 2, we alternate skill and technique for dancing, singing, and acting across each 10-week term.
The final two weeks of term 2 are showcase rehearsals.
Term 1 is 10 weeks of weekly classes 22 January – 28 March
Term 2 is 10 weeks of weekly classes 15 April – 21 June

Mid-Year Showcase
After term 2, all classes perform in a mid-year showcase.
Each class will perform at least one group dance number.
Some individuals and smaller groups may do songs, monologues, or scenes.

Rehearsals
In terms 3 & 4, the junior, intermediate, and senior classes rehearse for the end of year show.
In terms 3 & 4, the adult class rehearses for the end of year showcase or concert.
Term 3 is 10 weeks of weekly classes 8 July – 13 September
Term 4 for Junior/Intermediate/Senior classes is 7 weeks of weekly classes 30 September – 15 November with additional classes in weeks 6 and 7

End of Year Show

At the end of term 4, the Junior, Intermediate and Senior classes perform in an end of year show.

(Due to rights and theatre availability, the term 4 dates may change.)

Terms 1 & 2 Learning Plans

Dance Foundations

Junior & Intermediate

  • Stretching
  • Body awareness
  • Musical theatre jazz technique
  • Performance preparation
  • Stage presence
  • Performance mindset
  • Storytelling through dance
  • Musical theatre jazz routine

Senior

  • Stretching
  • Body awareness
  • Musical theatre jazz technique
  • Performance mindset
  • Storytelling through dance
  • Musical theatre jazz routine
  • Choreography basics

Singing Foundations

Junior

  • Singing in time

  • Singing in tune
  • Memory techniques
  • Vocal technique
  • Performance preparation
  • Stage presence
  • Storytelling through singing
  • Musical theatre song

Intermediate

  • Singing in time

  • Singing in tune
  • Memory techniques
  • Vocal technique
  • Performance preparation
  • Stage presence
  • Storytelling through singing
  • Singing in a group vs singing solo
  • Musical theatre song

Senior

  • Singing in time

  • Singing in tune
  • Memory techniques
  • Vocal technique
  • Performance preparation
  • Stage presence
  • Storytelling through singing
  • Singing in a group vs singing solo
  • Harmony singing
  • Musical theatre song

Acting Foundations

Junior & Intermediate

  • Speaking clearly

  • Projecting your voice
  • Character development
  • Stage presence
  • Monologue

Senior

  • Speaking clearly

  • Projecting your voice
  • Character development
  • Pacing
  • Working with a scene partner
  • Stage presence
  • Monologue or dialogue

Where the same topics covered are covered across different classes, different levels of concepts, technique, and routine are taught.

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