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Fall 2017 Classes

REGISTRATION OPENS:  July 7, 2017 8:00 am.
11 WEEK CLASS SESSION
Thursdays, August 17 - October 26th

CLASSES MEET AT:
Eastminster Presbyterian Church
1958 N. Webb Road, 67206 ( map )

Online registration in Christian Youth Theater is available up to the day before classes begin in each area. If you wish to register on the first day of class, you must do so at the class site. To register after that, please call the CYT office. Registrations after the second class will be discounted by $20.00.

Children of all levels of ability are welcome in CYT classes. No previous performance experience is required. We welcome children with disabilities or learning differences. If your child has a special need, please indicate by filling in details in the space provided on the registration form.

Multiple students can be registered per online application. All registrations must be paid in full before they can be processed; students will be placed on a waiting list until payment is made. Online debit or credit card payments can be made at time of registration, or at a later time. There is no additional fee for online payments!

Fees and Payment Information

EARLY REGISTRATION: (through August 3rd, 2017)
Our Gang: Ages 5-7 $160
Act 1: Ages 8-12 $170
Act 2: Ages 13-18 $180

STANDARD REGISTRATION
Our Gang: Ages 5-7 $170
Act 1: Ages 8-12 $180
Act 2: Ages 13-18 $190

SIBLING DISCOUNT:
Any family that enrolls more than one child in CYT will receive $10 off the second, $20 off the third, and $30 off the forth and up child.

PAY ONLINE:
Preferred method is to pay online with a VISA or MC card.

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:
CYT Wichita
P.O. Box 26
Wichita, KS 67201

Requirements & Restrictions

All published staff, dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Students must meet age requirements by the first class day of the session.

Since some classes fill quickly, be sure to indicate a second choice.

Students need to fill out and bring Authorization Form to first class.

Students need to read CYT Behaviorial Guidelines before attending class.

Students need to dress according to CYT Dress Code at all CYT functions.

There is a $25.00 service charge for cancellations.

No Refunds will be given after the first class.
Students who audition for a production are NOT eligible for a refund.

Confirmation information will be emailed to you unless we are specifically requested to mail it.
Payment can be made online, by mail or in person.

CYT Wichita Classes

Eastminster Presbyterian Church - 1958 N. Webb Rd, Wichita
Thursdays, August 17th - October 26th
Ages 5-12       5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Ages 13-18     7:00 pm - 9:00pm

REGISTRATION OPENS July 7, 2017 @ 8:00AM!!

Act 1 : Ages 5-12
5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Our Gang:

rhyme

Ages 5-7

Instructor: Keegan Hallmark

Come join us as we learn to rhyme, mime, and dance in time using the words of Dr. Seuss's book "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish" and rhyming songs. This energetic class includes music, movement, drama, and art, and helps you build confidence on the stage as you grow in your theatre technique.
 

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Core Voice:

Think

Ages 8-12

Instructor: Allison Wall

THINK! about joining this voice class to learn how to do what may seem IMPOSSIBLE! This class will teach you things like how to breath when you sing, what styles of voice to use and when, and how to produce good vocal tone for singing. Using the classic songs "All the Thinks you can Think" and "It's Possible" from Seussical the Musical you're sure to have fun! 

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Advanced Dance: Core dance required

play

Ages: 8-12

Instructor: Nicole Cox

Ready for a challenge? Then this is the class for you! Prepare to learn and utilize several unique dance styles, from ballet to contemporary, to have a blast playing on stage! 

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Music Theater:

grow

Ages 8-12

Instructor: Katie Crandall
 

Act! Dance! Sing! This class has it all! Students will learn all about how to sing in a music theatre style, move on stage, and learn choreography for songs and stories from the hit Dr. Seuss movie and book, "The Lorax". 

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Advanced Drama: Core drama required

Explore


Ages 8-12

Instructor: Caroline Nordberg

This advanced drama class will explore stage movement, interaction between characters, and how to build and maintain a character from start to finish. Using famous Dr. Seuss characters and scenes from Seussical the Musical this class will stretch your creativity and your imagination as well as give you great ideas for characterization!

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Dance/Drama

listen

Ages 8-12

Instructor: Cherie Wolfe

"A person's a person, no matter how small". This class will focus on the basic elements of stage performance, dialogue, and dance using fun songs and scenes from Horton Hears a Who! Students will dance and perform skits as well as learn beginner dance technique and drama technique.

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Act 2: Ages 13-18
7:00 pm - 9:00pm

Dance

train

Ages 13-18

Instructor:

Back to the basics! This core dance class will be a great introduction course for those who are needing to get started in the world of dance. Learn how to speak the lingo, develop your technique, and train hard as a musical theatre dancer!

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Adv. Dance:  Core Dance Required

revolve

Ages 13-18

Instructor: Nicole Cox

This advanced dance course will focus on specific training in how to accomplish different types of turns and leaps within multiple dance styles. 

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Core Drama

focus

Ages 13-18

Instructor: Amy Shelden

Be seen! Be heard! Be understood! These three main rules of acting will be the FOCUS for this beginning drama course. This class will be focusing on individual performance through monologues, poetry, speeches, individual physicality, literary study techniques, and more! You'll come away with a toolkit of techniques you can use for any role!

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Adv. Drama: Core Drama Required

prepare

Ages 13-18

Instructor: Dean Owens & Elijah Klein

If you've ever felt unprepared for a callback audition? Ever tried reading a script on the spot? This class is for you! Using elements of improv, character development, and tricks of the trade, you'll build confidence to become a better cold reader, learn how to interact with the other actors in your scene and have fun along the way.

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Script Writing Class

create

Ages 13-18

Instructor: Allison Wall

Do you have great ideas for theatre scenes, plots, or characters? Learn the art of using your words creatively to make a script come alive in this new class being offered at CYT! This class will teach you how to create and develop characters, navigate plot ideas, and think outside the box to capture an audience with your words!

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Core Voice 

sing

Ages 13-18

Instructor: Katie Crandall

Explore the art of singing and build your technique. You'll get one-on-one attention from a voice teacher and learn how to let your voice be heard! Solos, duets, and trios make up this class repertoire. Students will learn to sing on their own, but also how to blend and enjoy the fun of singing in a small ensemble.

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Advanced Voice: Core Voice Required

duet

Ages 13-18

Instructor: Paul Smith

This advanced voice class will take the time to focus on individualized vocal technique as well as harmony singing. Students will be put in pairs to sing famous music theatre duets. Students will learn elements such as music theory, music styles, vocal technique, and performance.

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