PMT Conservatory

TEEN

Education Programs


Teen students ages 13 - 18 are eligible for our teen programs where they will polish the skills needed to be a seasoned performer.

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


SUPER SATURDAY PACKAGE

Saturdays 12:00PM - 5:30PM

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

TECHNICAL THEATER & DESIGN PROGRAM

Saturdays 9:00AM - 2:30PM

This program provides students with a unique look behind the curtain by offering in-classroom and hands-on experiences in the full range of technical theater disciplines. Students will develop the skills needed to analyze text, create conceptual drawings and presentations, communicate their thoughts and ideas in a professional manner, and improve their teamwork skills.

Topics of study include basics of design in set, lighting, costumes, sound, and properties. The program also includes courses designed to prepare students to communicate and collaborate with a team of designers. Hands-on experiences will range from technical theater communication and safety to courses where students will learn carpentry, painting, sound editing software, sound console operation, the science of light and lighting, and programming industry standard lighting software.

All of these courses will culminate in the student's ability to work alongside PMT's professional designers on student and professional company productions.



à LA CARTE CLASSES


MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP

Saturdays, 3:30PM - 5:30PM

In this performance-based musical theater preparation program, students will learn dance, acting, and group vocal skills. They will then have the opportunity to combine their skills in acting, singing, and dancing in a rehearsal atmosphere while preparing a short show that they will perform at the end of the semester.

TECHNICAL THEATER & DESIGN CLASS

Wednesdays 5:00PM - 7:00PM

This class provides students with a unique look behind the curtain by offering in-classroom and hands-on experiences in the full range of technical theater disciplines. Students will develop the skills needed to analyze text, create conceptual drawings and presentations, communicate their thoughts and ideas in a professional manner, and improve their teamwork skills.

BALLET

Mondays 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Students will begin to study the fundamentals of classical ballet technique, acquiring the strength, flexibility, balance and grace that are a vital part of being a well rounded musical theater dancer. This class is not open to Saturday only Teen Performance Intensive Program students.

TAP

Mondays 8:00PM - 9:00PM

Students will learn the basic skills, steps and sounds that are found in musical theater tap styles. Once they have mastered the fundamentals, they will be challenged to apply them in more advanced choreography.

JAZZ

Saturdays 12:00PM - 1:30PM

Students will begin to study the fundamentals of jazz technique, acquiring the strength, flexibility, balance and grace that are a vital part of being a well rounded musical theater dancer.

MUSIC THEATER REPERTOIRE

Saturdays 2:30PM - 3:30PM

Students will build their vocals skills, technique and a repertoire of songs for auditions. They will be led through a proper vocal warm-up, learn sight reading skills, and part singing as well as practice singing solo in front of the class.

ACTING

Saturdays 1:30PM - 2:30PM

Students will use improvisations, exercises and warm up activities to build their skills in creativity, communication and character development. They will then be challenged to apply these skills to monologues and scenes.

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


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We have taken enhanced health and safety measures at Pittsburgh Musical Theater for our students, resident artists, patrons and staff. You must follow all instructions regarding drop-off and pick-up procedures as well as posted instructions while at the PMT Studios for classes and performances. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and those with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By attending classes and performances you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Do your part for the safety and health of yourself and others!