Jedi Training Academy

Weathervane Playhouse, Akron - Weathervane Playhouse

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - Saturday, May 2, 2015
Weathervane Playhouse 1301 Weathervane Lane AkronOH  44313-5186
Saturday, February 21, 2015 - Saturday, May 2, 2015
Weathervane Playhouse 1301 Weathervane Lane AkronOH  44313-5186

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What's Included

Do you want to be a Jedi Master? Learn how to act the part in this Stage Combat skills camp at Weathervane! Jedi Training Academy will teach young Jedi Knights proper light saber technique as well as the performance skills necessary to truly play the character. Like any stage combat course participants will focus on safety techniques, self-confidence and mutual respect. Dane CT Leasure Davis is an associate member and certified in stage combat through the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD). Lightsaber included in the cost of class. Jedi Masters will show off their skills on the last day of class. May the course be with you! Instructor: Dane CT Leasure, SAFD, ASDC

About This Organizer

Youth Education
Weathervane Playhouse’s Core Classes

Weathervane Playhouse’s core class curriculum provides every student with exceptional, consistent, dramatic training. In addition to the core curriculum, each age appropriate class provides additional skills to enrich our strong foundation. All classes have been developed to meet the State academic benchmarks within the applied Fine Art.

Core class content will include:

The study of theatre as an art form, and how it compares with other methods of telling a story (television, film, books, etc…)

The roles and responsibilities of actors, directors, designers and technicians.

Stage movement skills including: facing the audience, “cheating out,” using the upstage hand and using body language to communicate thoughts and feelings of a character.

Vocal projection and diction techniques for speaking loudly and clearly.

Stage directions and theatre vocabulary.

Methods for working in an ensemble and working as a group to present a performance at the end of each session.

Memorization techniques.

Dramatic exploration and creative expression through improvisation games and/or script work.

Theater history and/or historical, cultural and social contexts of a specific time period.

Character study through comparisons of story situations and their relationships to real life experiences.

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  • Weathervane Playhouse, Akron

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Weathervane Playhouse 1301 Weathervane Lane AkronOH  44313-5186
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