Spring Classes For Everyone Announced At The Maltz Jupiter Theatre
Ever wanted to try singing, acting or hip hop dancing? How about learning a routine from a nationally-known Broadway performer in an exclusive master class?
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts has just the class for you, with exciting spring classes taught by Broadway-caliber theater professionals beginning January 7.
In addition to producing full-scale professional family shows throughout the season, the Theatre's Conservatory offers year-round learning opportunities for kids, including a spring semester of exhilarating, fun-filled classes taught by Broadway-caliber theatre professionals. The Theatre is currently enrolling students of all ages in all levels of dance, voice, acting, musical theatre and more!
The Conservatory offers a range of ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop dance classes, with all-new classes that include Web Series Writing with award-winning playwright and screenwriter Rafael Lima, Shakespeare with Lea Roy, Musical Theatre Dance Styles with Becky Timms and The Language of Music with Kerry Rocks. The Conservatory is now offering new separate Thursday acting classes for middle and high schoolers, as well as a third hip-hop class with popular dance instructor Jawan Hayes.
"We have something for everyone at the Conservatory, and we are delighted that our signature Musical Theatre Production classes will be producing two full-scale musicals this spring: Madagascar A Musical Adventure JR and CATS, led by Broadway veteran Brian Andrews," said Julie Rowe, the Theatre's director of education. "The musicals will be performed on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's stage complete with professional production values: sets, costumes, lights, a full orchestra and more. Enrollment fees are all-inclusive, covering all costumes and performance-related costs."
Over 600 students per year come from as far as Miami, Wellington and Fort Pierce to study at the Conservatory. The connection to the Theatre allows students the opportunity to perform on the Theatre's stage and work alongside professionals both onstage and off, with hands-on workshops and master classes that offer students an opportunity to learn first-hand from nationally known directors and Broadway performers, agents and local instructors.
Upcoming opportunities include audition prep master classes for Bak Middle School of the Arts and A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts with Beverly Blanchette (Dreyfoos' retired Dean of Theatre) on January 5, a student cabaret night on January 12 and a "business of the business" master class on February 23. Additional events are scheduled throughout the spring.
An exclusive program is the Theatre's "In the Style Of" series, which offers an extra-special opportunity for Conservatory students to be selected for free, unique dance workshops with cast members from the Theatre's 2018/19 musicals Disney Beauty and the Beast, Mamma Mia! and West Side Story. Attendees will be selected via lottery, open to all currently enrolled students. The second "In the Style Of" of the season is scheduled for January 27 with Mamma Mia!
Students enrolled in the Conservatory's Musical Theatre Production classes are preparing for two performances of The Best of Broadway Musical Revue on the Theatre's stage on December 29 and 30, including songs and scenes from the major musicals Cats, Holiday Inn and The Lion King, as well as other traditional and holiday songs.
The Conservatory is home to the Theatre's Professional Training Program, a premier two-year certificate program designed to train young actors for a career in theatre, musical theatre, film and television. Meant for students who have graduated from high school or are homeschooled, this competitive, audition-only program enrolls 8-16 students per class, enabling participating students to grow at an accelerated pace with extremely high classroom expectations. It is the only two-year professional training program in Florida affiliated with a professional regional theatre. Students enrolled in the program will perform All Night Strut: A Jumpin' Jivin' Jam on July 12 and 13, with auditions for the fall 2019 Professional Training Program class slated for March 9.
The Conservatory's staff includes Brian Andrews, Vincent Bolchoz, Paul Carlin, Kim Cozort Kay, Kristine DiMartino, Alexa Evans, Madeline Gilbert, Jawan Hayes, Jay Johnson, Kenneth Kay, Shelley Keelor, John Mercurio, Ricky Nahas, Kerry Rocks, Lea Roy, Becky Timms, Frances Weissler and Jessica Woodard.
Spring classes begin January 7, and registration is now open. Scholarships are also available. For information, call (561) 575-2672 or visit www.jupitertheatre.org/education.
About the Conservatory
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts is a premiere professional Conservatory that offers a challenging, innovative and quality theatre experience to students of all ages and abilities. In addition to a full schedule of classes, the Conservatory's hands-on workshops and master classes offer students an opportunity to learn first-hand from nationally known directors and Broadway performers, agents and local instructors.
About the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
The not-for-profit Maltz Jupiter Theatre has become one of Florida's preeminent professional theatres, committed to production and education through its collaborations with local and national artists. Currently the state's largest award-winning regional theatre, the Theatre draws 100,000 people annually, serves a subscription base of more than 8,560 and has world-class classroom facilities in support of its Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, which serves hundreds of youth and adults. The Theatre is a member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres and has earned numerous Carbonell Awards, South Florida's highest honor for artistic excellence, including the prestigious Bill Von Maurer Award for Theatrical Excellence. For more information about the Theatre's upcoming shows and Conservatory, visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call the box office at (561) 575-2223.