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WINTER 2016 CLASSES

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New classes begin week of February 13 and run for 12 weeks.

Please note that package rates only apply if the same person is taking multiple classes. However, we do offer family member discounts. Call our box office for details. Online registration will be available shortly. Check back or call our box office at 301-694-4744 to register over the phone.

ADULT CLASSES
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Adult Acting • Acting for Film 
Students will leave this class with skills to tackle any role they may encounter. The course will explore core concepts in understanding the actor’s process. Scene study will incorporate script analysis and research, along with characterization, to assist students in preparing for any role. Students will also work on auditioning techniques.
If you are enrolling for both adult and an adult improv class, please choose the package when checking out for a savings.
Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm • $230

ADULT IMPROV NOW OFFERED IN 3 LEVELS
Contact us for placement questions.

Adult Improv Basics 101
Learn the basics of Improv in this Foundation class. Students will learn to use “yes – and”, playing at the top of their intelligence, active listening and support to create improvised scenes. Students will also learn basic short form improvisation games and how to use improv as a tool in their professional lives. Package rates apply.
Tuesdays 7:30-9:00pm • $230

Adult Improv 201
(Improv 101 required) Students will take the basics of improv to start to build scenes, explore characters and focus on object work. Long form improvisation will be introduced and more complex short form games will be taught. Package rates apply.

Tuesdays 7:30-9:00pm • $230

Adult Improv 301
(Improv 101 and 201 required) Students will explore Long Form Improvisation. Using skills learned in the 101 and 201 class, students will learn how to build scene structure and advanced character development. Harold, Armando and La Ronde are some of the Long Form Styles that will be explored. Package rates apply.

Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm • $230

YOUTH CLASSES

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Ages 7-9
Acting Out!

Students will stimulate their imaginations with theatre games and exercises that build self confidence and encourage the creative mind. Children’s literature will serve as a foundation for introducing character and analysis. This class has a rotating curriculum, so returning students will continue to be challenged.
Mondays
4:30-5:30pm • $180

Ages 10-12
Performance Skills

Students will use improv, scene work, vocal techniques and explore ensemble-based movement to create realistic acting within an ensemble structure. This class has a rotating curriculum, so returning students will continue to be challenged.
Mondays
5:45-6:45 pm • $180

TEEN CLASSES

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Ages 13-17
Teen Improv
An hour of short and long form improv games and scenes that encourage on-the-spot thinking, creativity and fun! This semester we will also be delving into various other forms of improvisational-based creation.
If you are enrolling for teen improv and a teen acting class, please choose the package when checking out for a savings.
Wednesdays
4:30-5:30pm • $180

Ages 13-17
Teen Acting

Students will leave this class with skills to tackle any role they may encounter. The course will explore core concepts in understanding the actor’s process. Scene study will incorporate script analysis and research, along with characterization, to assist students in preparing for any role.
If you are enrolling for teen improv and a teen acting class, please choose the package when checking out for a savings.
Wednesdays
5:30-7pm • $230

Ages 13-17
Teen Scene Study

This is a more advanced class for teens who have either taken two semesters of Teen Acting or have equivalent training. Email gfouche@marylandensemble.org if you have questions about placement.
If you are enrolling for teen improv and a teen acting class, please choose the package when checking out for a savings.
Thursdays
5:15-6:45pm • $230

To register over the phone, please call our box office at 301.694.4744. Online registration will be available next week.