GOTTA SING! GOTTA DANCE!
is going virtual…

Due to popular demand, we will be starting virtual classes on July 6  in all aspects of musical theatre – singing, dancing, and acting.

Even for those who may be  “zoomed out” from taking other online courses, please check out the  list of new classes below.

What makes us different? 

  • Classes will combine many elements of Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance!
  • FREE morning session with Uncle Perry Ehrlich
  • Theme weeks
  • Interaction between faculty and participants AND between participants themselves,
  • Fun, creativity, and energy
  • 10 daily classes of 45-minutes each
  • Greatly discounted price of $75 (except private coachings; and WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER*- $90; and DANCING IN THE STREET*- $90)
  • A minimum of 12 participants
  • Sessions repeat throughout the summer –  July 6; July 20;  and August 3 –  so you can spread out this new virtual experience

Equipment 

All you need is a computer with access to Zoom software, video and sound of decent quality, space in your home. Zoom links will be sent upon registration.


CLASSES

GOOD MORNING SHOW                              9:00 AM                               ALL WELCOME                                   FREE!

Start each day with Uncle Perry for about 20 minutes. Hot topics, musical theatre tips, vocal warmups with Diane Speirs, and dance/conditioning warmups!

 

TWIST AND SHOUT                                         9:30 AM                               9 – 11 year olds

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

It’s a dance party! Our popular boot camp dance program for those new to dance or those who want to brush up on their technique. Many of our previous participants have taken years of dance and performed in numerous festivals and competitions without learning basic jazz vocabulary.  Learn it now!

 

ROCK AND ROLL                                               10:30 AM                            12 – 13 year olds

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

It’s a dance party! Our popular boot camp dance program for those new to dance or those who want to brush up on their technique.any of our previous participants have taken years of dance and performed in numerous festival and competitions without learning basic jazz vocabulary. Learn it now!

 

SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL                            11:30 AM                            14 years old and over

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

It’s a dance party!  Our popular boot camp dance program for those new to dance or those who want to brush up on their technique. Many of our previous participants have taken years of dance and performed in numerous festivals and competitions without learning basic jazz vocabulary. Learn it now!

 

THE ACTOR’S LIFE                                            11:30 AM                            9 – 11 year olds

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

This introductory acting course with Amanda Testini is geared to stimulating interest and developing basic acting skills in our younger participants. Improv, acting exercises, games, and creativity!

 

WHAT A CHARACTER!                                    9:30 AM                               12 –  13 year olds

July 6-17
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August 3-14 Register

Creating a character is the basis of acting. These classes with Advah Soudack will discuss how to create that character and will involve exercises, games, and studies – all culminating in a final interview-like game where each participant shows up as  his or her character in a costume while other students ask questions.

 

ACTING MASTER CLASS                                 10:30 AM                            14 year olds and over

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

What is a “monologue” and how can you approach one in a fun and curious way? That is the focus of this master class with Advah. From the most important starting steps to diving deep into stories and structures, you will get the chance to look at popular, well-known monologues and to write and perform your own.

 

TAP YOUR TROUBLES AWAY                      10:30 AM                            ALL WELCOME

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

This “no stress” class is for those who have never taken tap or have just studied for a few years … Learn or brush up on the basics of tap technique while wearing sneakers (running shoes) with Meghan Anderssen.

 

ON YOUR TOES                                                 10:30 AM                            ALL WELCOME

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

Learn the basics of ballet as they relate to musical theatre  with Keri Minty. Alignment, terminology, and a variety  of approaches. Perfect for anyone who dreads facing an audition for a musical or advanced program and has never taken ballet! Includes instructional videos and live sessions.

 

STYLIN’                                                                 11:30 AM                            ALL WELCOME

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

For those  with dance experience, learn a wide range of musical theatre styles and approaches. Isabelle  Maheux will be teaching basic choreographic combinations from classic musicals – everything from GREASE to FOSSE!

 

BE A CHOREOGRAPHER                                11:30 AM                            ALL WELCOME

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

For those with a lot of dance experience, this class with Keri will explore the foundations of creating choreography for musical theatre. Each participant will create a short work. Instructional videos, YouTube videos, and live sessions.

 

TIK TOK POP                                                      11:30 AM                            ALL WELCOME

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

Learn a variety of short routines to current pop songs from Jason Franco, and also learn how to make that choreography “pop”, all while working on on-camera skills.

 

WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER*
12:30 PM                             9 – 12 years old

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

1:30 PM                             13 years old and over

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

This is the ultimate Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! experience with singing, dancing, and acting.   Diane will be teaching you this song from HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL with harmonies, and Jason Franco will be choreographing it.  Each participant will then submit a video of him or her performing.  The videos will be compiled, edited,  and shared with you and the world as a great keepsake!   What could be a better theme for these crazy times than “we’re all in this together”?

 

DANCING IN THE STREET* 
2:30 PM                               9 – 12  years old

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

3:30 PM                               13 years old and over

July 6-17
July 20-31 Register
August 3-14 Register

This is the ultimate Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! experience with singing, dancing, and acting.   Diane will be teaching you this Motown song with harmonies, and Meghan will be choreographing it. Each participant  will then submit a video of him or her performing. The videos will be compiled, edited and shared with you and the world as a great keepsake! And that will showcase the participants singing and dancing in the street!

 

PRIVATE COACHING

Our amazing Faculty is available for private coachings – everything from singing lessons to dance sessions to help with monologues and sides (scripts). Email Perry ehrlich@kzellaw.com if you are interested.