Grades 4-5

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Classes for Grades 4-5

Early Fall Classes
Late Fall Classes
Winter Classes
Spring Classes

Early Fall Classes (Four Class Session):

icon h adventuresicon pop princessicon mmixtapeicon ddetectiveScenes from Encore’s Season
From the streets of Paris to the mysterious alleys of London, the deserts of Africa and beyond, get a taste of what Encore’s 50th Anniversary season has in store!

Saturdays, September 16–October 7, 2017
Time: 10am – 11am
Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
Fee: $70

icon funnybonesicon h adventuresicon ddetectiveActing with Puppets
Work with our teaching artist to develop your theatrical abilities with your acting partner…a puppet! Learn about puppetry and put new techniques to use as you create whole new characters.

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 h adventuresicon pop princessMyths and Legends
Explore the fascinating tales of Greek and Roman mythology as you travel over 2000 years into the past with Encore. Bring gods and goddesses to life, interact with otherworldly villains, and do your best to outwit the Fates in this exciting class. Students will use their voices, bodies, and imaginations to breathe new life into classic tales via acting, music, and movement.

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 h adventuresNo Fear Shakespeare
Give classical theatre a try as you learn to interpret and perform works by one of the world’s greatest playwrights. Engage in battles of wit, visit courtrooms and forests, and discover timeless themes as you work with your classmates. Beginners and experienced students are welcome!

Wednesdays, November 1–December 13, 2017 (No Class November 22, 2017)
Time: 4:30pm–5:30pm
Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
Fee: $95

Winter Classes (Six Class Session):

icon mmixtapeBroadway Bound
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: 11:15am – 12:15pm
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 funnybonesThe Play’s the Thing!
Work with your class and teaching artist to sharpen your theatrical abilities and create a play that’s all your own!

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

icon funnybonesMake ‘Em Laugh
Grab a mask and explore the fascinating world of comedy! Actors will gain an appreciation for the talent it takes to make an audience laugh. From knock-knock jokes to physical comedy, actors will learn the art of making ’em laugh.

Wednesdays, January 24–February 28, 2018
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
Fee: $95

Spring Classes (Four Class Session)

icon funnybonesicon h adventuresicon ddetectiveSideways Stories from Wayside School
Think your school is wacky? Wait until you meet the students and staff at Wayside School! Work with your classmates to prove your comedic chops as we bring these beloved stories to life on stage.

Saturdays, April 12–May 21, 2018
Time: 10am – 11am
Location: Encore’s Main Campus (4000 Lorcom Ln Arlington, VA 22207)
Fee: $70

icon h adventuresicon ddetectiveAnansi & Other Tales from Africa
These funny and delightful tales explain the “why” of things. Such as why spiders are bald, why the moon is in the sky, and why the turtle has a hard shell. Sometimes funny, sometimes wry and sometimes philosophical, these tales have a wisdom and humor to which all children respond. Children will develop acting skills while creating colorful, exaggerated and wacky animal characters.

Saturdays, April 12–May 21, 2018
Time: 11:15am – 12:15pm
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.

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