PMT Conservatory

PRETEEN

Education Programs


Students ages 8 - 12 are eligible for our preteen program, where they will begin to learn the skills leading them to be seasoned performers.

PMT strives to sufficiently challenge, while never overwhelming your student. Many of our programs overlap in age ranges, which gives you multiple options to have your student placed in the best program for them. If you have any questions regarding the best option for your student, please contact us and we will be happy to talk over each program to find the best fit!

No prior experience is required for entrance into our programs.


SPRING SEMESTER: March 8th - June 5th, 2021



PACKAGES


PRETEEN SUPER SATURDAY PACKAGE (ages 8 - 12)

Saturdays 8:00AM - 1:00PM

This package includes technique focused classes: Jazz, Acting, and Music Theater Repertoire. Also included, a performance-based Musical Theater Workshop style class where students have the opportunity to apply the skills learned in these classes and in each discipline of musical theater in action.

PMTWEENS SUPER SATURDAY PACKAGE (ages 12 - 13)

Saturdays 8:00AM - 1:00PM

This package gives the students the opportunity to take technique classes in Jazz, Acting and Music Theater Rep, and apply them in a specialty class that's created just for tweens!




à LA CARTE CLASSES


PRETEEN MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP (ages 8 - 12)

Saturdays, 11:00AM - 1:00PM

In this performance-based musical theater preparation program, students will learn dance, acting, and group vocal skills. Divided into acting exercises, singing techniques, choreography, and more, students will combine all these skills, and put them into action to perform a musical montage at the end of the semester.

PMTWEENS MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP (ages 12 - 13)

Thursdays, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

This class is geared towards more intensive training for students to prepare them for our Teen program. In this performance-based musical theater preparation program, students will have focused training in dance, acting, and group vocal skills. Divided into acting exercises, singing techniques, choreography, and more, students will combine all these skills, and put them into action to perform a musical montage at the end of the semester.

JAZZ

Preteens & Tweens: Saturdays 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Students in Jazz 1 will begin the study of proper dance technique, learning fundamental steps as well as strength and flexibility.

Students in Jazz 2 build upon the skills learned in Jazz 1 as they learn more challenging choreography and intermediate level technique.

Students in Jazz 3 are challenged with the most rigorous choreography as well as detailed technique instruction and overall physical conditioning to prepare them for the demands of the Teen level programs.

MUSIC THEATER REPERTOIRE

Preteen: Saturdays 8:00AM - 9:00AM

Tween: Saturdays 9:00AM - 10:00AM

Students will begin to learn the skills required for musical theater style singing, including; reading music, part singing, and how to warm-up their voice properly. They will also begin to build a repertoire of songs that they feel comfortable singing for auditions and have the opportunity to practice singing by themselves in the front of class.

ACTING

Preteen: Saturdays 9:00AM - 10:00AM

Tween: Saturdays 8:00AM - 9:00AM

Students will use improvisation, theater games and exercises to stretch their imaginations, learn character building and other basic acting skills. Older students will be able to apply these skills to simple text, monologues, and scenes.

BALLET

Preteens & Tweens: Mondays 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Students will be placed in a level appropriate class where they will build the foundation of solid ballet technique that is vital to becoming a well rounded dancer and musical theater performer.

TAP

Preteens & Tweens: Mondays 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Students will be placed in a level appropriate class where they will learn the proper execution of basic tap steps, sounds and technique. They will then be challenged to put them together in combinations as they advance in their study.

Space is limited - a deposit is required to secure your spot. Prices current for 2021 spring school semester.


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