Theatre, dance workshops offered at the Mount

Published: 8/20/2019 9:39:18 PM
Modified: 8/20/2019 9:39:10 PM

GARDNER — Beginning Sept. 23, Mount Wachusett Community College Lifelong Learning and Theatre at the Mount will host all new theatre and dance workshops taught by experienced Theatre at the Mount professionals.

Acting “FUN“damentals introduces students to basic acting principles, theatre games and improvisation to bring characters and stories to life. Kids build performance skills, boost stage presence and confidence while discovering the real joy of performing on stage. Sessions for Kids (grades 1 through 4) and Juniors (grades 5 through 8) run on Mondays, beginning Sept. 23 for eight weeks. Instructor: Melissa Gates.

Musical Theatre Dance is for students who are new to dance or interested in developing their dance skills for performing in musical theater. Learn basic dance technique, spatial awareness, musicality and dance terminology. Sessions for Juniors (grades 3 through 6) and Seniors (grades 7 through 12) run on Saturdays, beginning Sept. 28 for eight weeks. Instructor: Nicole Couture Skorb.

Beginner Tap for teens and adults is ideal for beginning dancers or those who have a little experience (less than 1 year) and is a great way to get your feet moving. Focusing on solid technique students will learn basic tap skills and use them to create unique tap combinations. Classes are held Mondays, beginning Oct. 7 for eight weeks. Instructor: Nicole Couture Skorb.

Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Tap for teens and adults offers a challange for students who have prior tap class experience (1 to 2 years) and a solid background in the basic vocabulary of tap. Students can add more advanced skills and vocabulary and develop a stronger foundation of tap technique. Classes on Mondays, beginning Oct.7 for eight weeks. Instructor: Nicole Couture Skorb.

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For additional information, contact Professor Gail Steele at

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