Winter Classes

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS FOR EVERY LEVEL

Winter Class Registration

Join us and discover different elements of yourself, your art, and your community.

Registration for Winter classes will open soon!  Winter session runs January through March.

For questions or assistance call our Education Department at 239-434-7340 ext. 127 and speak with Misha Ritter or Craig Price.

Event Phone: Education, 239-434-7340 ext. 127


  • Acting For Film
    Monday February 19, 2018 - Monday March 26, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructors

Learn to adapt your stage acting skills to make them work in front of a camera! In a fun and creative atmosphere, learn to navigate the technical demands of acting on a film set while drawing upon acting fundamentals to block, rehearse and act in television scenes. Gain the confidence needed to audition for roles (more…)

Event Phone: Education, (239) 434-7340 ext. 127


  • Drop-In Improv
    Saturday January 20, 2018 - Saturday March 3, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructors

A weekly improv jam session for beginner to advanced improvisers to drop-in and hone their skills, create new characters, learn new games, strengthen open scene work, exchange ideas and maybe try a little Musical Improv. The class instructor is Second City trained Craig Price, TNP’s Education Director who studied with Del Close at IO Theatre (more…)

Event Phone: Education, (239) 434-7340 ext. 127


  • Improv for Everyone!
    Thursday February 22, 2018 - Thursday March 29, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructors

Everyone is welcome to join in this class that concentrates on the fundamentals of improvisation, an essential aspect of comedy. Learn the philosophy of “Yes, and …,”  a skill to use in all parts of your life. Learn warm-up games, fast paced improv games, fun “situation” scenarios and work through scenes. This class is tailored (more…)

Event Phone: Craig Price, 239-434-7340 ext. 103


  • Improv for Parkinson's
    Tuesday January 9, 2018 - Tuesday February 13, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Instructors

This class is Improv for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers. Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a movement disorder that affects up to 1 million people in the US and doctors diagnose 60,000 new cases each year. Improvisational Theatre Games, based on the work of Viola Spolin, are being used clinically over the world. Improv (more…)

Event Phone: Education, (239) 434-7340 ext. 127


  • Intro To Acting
    Monday January 8, 2018 - Monday February 12, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructors

If you’ve been curious about acting but don’t know where to start, this is the class for you! This six-week class is designed specifically for the beginning actor and will teach you the fundamentals of the craft through improvisation, theatre exercises and character work. Learn techniques to make your performance natural and spontaneous, and develop confidence (more…)

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Event Phone: Education, 239-434-7340 ext. 127


  • Intro to Tap
    Wednesday January 10, 2018 - Wednesday February 14, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Instructors

This beginner class is designed for students that have little or no experiences.  Students will learn fundamental tap technique, coordination, develop a sense of rhythm, timing, & self-expression.  Class includes warm-up, center tap exercises, and small tap combinations. Prerequisite: None Dates: Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14 Time:  10:00a – 11:00a Place: (more…)

Event Phone: Education, 239-434-7340 ext. 127


  • Intermediate Tap Dance
    Wednesday January 10, 2018 - Wednesday February 14, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructors

This class is for tap dancers with 3+ years of experience.  Students will focus on increasing speed and developing style.  Class includes a tap barre warm-up, center patterns, and both Broadway & Rhythm Tap combinations. Prerequisite: 3+ years of experience Dates: Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14 Time:  11:00a – 12:00p Place: (more…)

Event Phone: Education, 239-434-7340 ext. 127


  • Cabaret & Cabernet
    Saturday January 13, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructors

Wilkomen to the world of burlesque!  In this intro class you will learn how to strut your stuff onstage.  Moves covered will be the shimmy, the bump and grind, various movement in heels, and working with props.  By the last class you will have a better grasp on character creation, choreography, and stage presence.  Heels (more…)

Event Phone: Education, (239) 434-7340 ext. 127


  • Tango
    Saturday February 3, 2018 - Saturday March 3, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Instructors

Learn the basics of Argentine Tango guided step by step by professional dancer and instructor, Pablo Repun. The classes series are dynamic and fun! It will be focused on technique, connection, posture, and musicality. No partner necessary. Prerequisite: None Dates: Saturdays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3 Time:  2:00p-3:30p Place: 3rd Floor Ages: 18+ (more…)

Event Phone: Education, 239-434-7340 ext. 127


  • Stage Combat: Weapons
    Saturday February 10, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructors

Stage combat is a specialized movement style developed for theatre and film to create the illusion of physical combat without causing any harm to the performers.  This is an active art form that focuses on safety, technique, and control. This course is designed to be a hands-on introduction to stage combat with weapons.  Participants will (more…)

Event Phone: Education, 239-434-7340 ext. 127


  • Stage Combat: Hand to Hand
    Saturday March 24, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructors

Stage combat is a specialized movement style developed for theatre and film to create the illusion of physical combat without causing any harm to the performers.  This is an active art form that focuses on safety, technique, and control. This course is designed to be a hands-on introduction to hand to hand stage combat.  Participants (more…)

Event Phone: Education, (239) 434-7340 ext. 127


  • Write The Funny
    Tuesday January 9, 2018 - Tuesday February 6, 2018
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructors

Reduce stress! Erase anxiety! See the world through goofy eyes! Learn the “trade secrets” of writing and performing funny material taught by a handsome, experienced Hollywood comedy writer who loves wordplay, exaggeration—what makes people laugh. The effect of this course will have family and friends looking at you with lingering eyes now that your e-mails (more…)

Event Phone: Education, 239-434-7340 ext. 127


  • Stage Management Winter
    Saturday January 13, 2018 - Saturday April 21, 2018
    1:00 pm

Instructors

Note: Participants who successfully complete this course may be eligible for contract stage management positions, for both musicals and plays, starting the following season. This comprehensive course requires attendance at seven (7) sessions and offers an additional five (5) optional sessions.   Class 1, in a classroom setting, addresses the Pre-Production process and details the upcoming (more…)

Event Phone: Education, 239-434-7340 ext. 127


  • Audio Engineering Winter
    Sunday March 4, 2018
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructors

This course is to expose participants to the equipment used in various theatrical sound situations and its operation, as well as discussing the artistic use of this equipment. The operation and use of equipment will include: Digital sound console basics, wireless microphone set-up and use, basics of EQing a mic, microphone types and uses, the (more…)

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