Acting Classes

The Naples Players offers great performing arts classes available for all levels of experience.
Stage Combat: Rapier
Nov 16, 2019

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.

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Bye Bye Birdie Audition Prep Class
Nov 30, 2019

11am

During this class students will receive the instruction from Director/Choreographer Dawn Lebrecht Fornara needed to be better prepared for Bye Bye Birdie auditions, Saturday, December 21st. Valuable instruction will be given to better prepare you for your audition or for you to brush up on your skills. This class is intended for individuals who have not performed in a TNP musical before or are looking to gain basic dance experience before entering the audition room.

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Bye Bye Birdie Audition Prep Class (Advanced)
Nov 30, 2019

1:30pm

During this class students will receive the instruction needed to be better prepared for Bye Bye Birdie auditions, Saturday, December 21st. Valuable instruction will be given to better prepare you for your audition or for you to brush up on your skills. This class is intended for individuals who have performed in a TNP musical before and are looking for more advanced dance instruction.

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Broadway Bootcamp: Voice & Acting for Musical Theatre
Sep 24, 2019 – Oct 29, 2019

This 6-week course gives students the opportunity for individual attention in a master class setting. Review character study, bodywork, vocal technique, confidence, and polish both in the audition room and on the stage!

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Intro to Jazz
Sep 26, 2019 – Oct 31, 2019

This beginner class is designed to introduce students to basic jazz terminology and technique while helping to build self-confidence and improve coordination. Class includes body isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and stylized small jazz dance combinations.

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Intro to Tap
Sep 26, 2019 – Oct 31, 2019

This beginner class is designed for students that have little or no experience. 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.

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Saturday Acting Showcase Workshop
Sep 28, 2019 – Nov 9, 2019

This class is for those with mixed levels of acting experience who prefer a Saturday time slot. In this workshop-based approach to acting students will work the tools of the craft through scenes and monologues by practicing, observing, and voicing constructive feedback of ideas and reactions about themselves and other performers.

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Monday Acting Showcase Workshop
Sep 30, 2019 – Nov 11, 2019

This class is for those with mixed levels of acting experience who prefer a Monday time slot. In this workshop-based approach to acting students will work the tools of the craft through scenes and monologues by practicing, observing, and voicing constructive feedback of ideas and reactions about themselves and other performers.

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Tuesday Acting Showcase Workshop
Oct 1, 2019 – Nov 12, 2019

This class is for those with mixed levels of acting experience who prefer a Tuesday time slot. In this workshop-based approach to acting students will work the tools of the craft through scenes and monologues by practicing, observing, and voicing constructive feedback of ideas and reactions about themselves and other performers.

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Improv for Everyone!
Oct 5, 2019 – Nov 9, 2019

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.

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Drop-In Improv Workshop
Oct 5, 2019 – Dec 7, 2019

A monthly 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.

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Registration

FALL CLASSES

September – December
Fall Registration opens in August


WINTER CLASSES

January – March
Registration opens in November


SPRING CLASSES

March – May
Registration opens in February


SUMMER CLASSES

June – August
Registration opens in April

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Questions?

Contact Hester Kamin

Director of Education
(239) 434-7340, ext. 130
hkamin@naplesplayers.org


Contact Craig Price

Director Community Education & Wellness
(239) 434-7340, ext. 103
cprice@naplesplayers.org


Contact Kenzie Currie

Education Stage Manager
(239) 434-7340, ext. 127
kcurrie@naplesplayers.org


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The Naples Players
701 5th Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102

(239) 263-7990
Monday-Friday: 10am to 4pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm

*Will-Call & Wait-List opens 2 hours before curtain

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(239) 434-7340
Monday-Friday: 10am to 4pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm

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