Grades 6-8

    Classes for Grades 6-8


    Early Fall Classes
    Late Fall Classes
    Winter Classes
    Spring Classes

    Online Registration opens soon! Stay tuned for updates!

    Early Fall Classes (Four Class Session):

    icon funnybonesCommedia
    Grab a mask and explore the fascinating world of Commedia dell’Arte! Actors will gain an appreciation for the stock characters who have influenced memorable roles for centuries while also expanding their physicality and expressive acting abilities. No previous experience with physical theatre or commedia is necessary to enjoy this class.

    Saturdays, September 16–October 7, 2017
    Time: 11:15pm – 12:15pm
    Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
    Fee: $70

    icon h adventuresicon mmixtapeRock the Mic
    Do you imagine your name in lights? This may be the class for you! Channel your favorite performers as we build on projection and confidence to rock the mic!

    Saturdays, September 16–October 7, 2017
    Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
    Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
    Fee: $70

    Late Fall Classes (Six Class Session):

    icon mmixtapeBroadway Musicals
    Do you dream of 42nd Street? Lace up your dancing shoes and pony your way onto the stage with Encore! Students will learn fun combinations as well as basic dance terminology to set the foundation for years of dance and movement appreciation.

    Saturdays, November 4–December 16, 2017 (No Class on November 25, 2017)
    Time: 11:15am – 12:15pm
    Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
    Fee: $95

    icon ddetectiveCharacter Creativity
    Are you an astronaut lost in space trying to get rescued? Or a magical wizard on a brand new journey to a new land? You will decide your character and their fate in this class all about bringing to life the characters in your imagination.

    Saturdays, November 4–December 16, 2017 (No Class on November 25, 2017)
    Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
    Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
    Fee: $95

    Winter Classes (Six Class Session):

    icon mmixtapeSaturday Showstoppers
    Explore the magic of musical theater in this fun and interactive class! Students will enjoy discovering Broadway songs and choreography. Get your singing voices and jazz hands ready!

    Saturdays, January 20–March 3, 2018 (No Class February 17, 2018)
    Time: 10am – 11am
    Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
    Fee: $95 This class is currently full. Please e-mail info@encorestage.org to be added to our wait list.

    icon h adventuresicon funnybonesStage Combat
    Sword fights, punches, and hair pulls abound in this exciting and athletic class. Learn why characters fight and how actors stay safe as you explore techniques for onstage violence. No previous acting or stage combat experience is required, and this class may be repeated.

    Saturdays, January 20–March 3, 2018 (No Class February 17, 2018)
    Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
    Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
    Fee: $95

    Spring Classes (Four Class Session):

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    Advanced Acting
    You’ve mastered the basics, so now it’s time to move on to a new challenge. Learn advanced techniques, explore new material, and push your acting skills to the limit in this exciting class for middle school actors. Some previous experience with acting is recommended, and this class may be repeated.

    Saturdays, April 21–May 12, 2018
    Time: 11:15am – 12:15pm
    Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
    Fee: $70

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    Monologue Coaching
    Build your onstage confidence by exploring classic characters and an array of tactics and objectives in this exciting class. Our instructor will help each student select a monologue to explore over the course of the four-week session. Students will develop their acting ability and power to connect with an audience as they embrace the challenge of creating a fully realized character.

    Saturdays, April 21–May 12, 2018
    Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
    Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
    Fee: $70

    Online enrollment closes the Thursday before the first day of class. For enrollment after that time, please call our office at (703) 548-1154.

    Are you ready to take your skills to the stage? Audition for cast or crew in our productions this season! Click here to learn more about auditions for the 2016/2017 season.

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