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Summer Programming

So Many Options for Summer Performing Arts!

TBA Theatre is committed to providing a fun and safe environment where young artists learn creative expression alongside professional actors, designers, and technicians. With over 90 years of combined experience in youth arts education, our staff are the leaders in performing arts education here in Anchorage.

 

Led by Associate Artistic Director Erin Mitchell, TBA staffers have more experience, more education and more fun! Under their mentorship students will be encouraged to explore the power theatre has to communicate ideas, inspire the imagination and bring people together. Don't miss this opportunity for creative growth and absolute fun!

Due to limited space, we have a strict no refund policy on summer registrations, if you have questions about this,

please email summeracademy@tbatheatre.org.

Academy Intensive: Rising Star

Dates, Times & Ages

July 29-August 9 / Mon-Fri / 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Ages 7-12

Description

Help your child grow in confidence and earn about acting in this fun and exciting new program! This beginner's course will take these rising stars on a journey through all aspects of acting, including voice, movement, improv, theatre games, auditioning and other special skills. This class is the perfect intro to our Actor's Academy program. Includes one evening showcase at the end of the intensive.

 

Cost

$275. Add Play Production for only $55 more and have more fun from 3:45-5:00!

 

Location

UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium

 

Special Notes
  • This program meets regularly Monday-Friday. There are no weekend dates for this session, but there will be one evening performance.

  • Please note that you will first need to log in or create a log in to register. To see summer classes, change the "term" in the upper right to "Summer Academy 2019," then click the "View Classes" button. If you have questions, please email megan.bladow@tbatheatre.org. Thank you!

  • Due to limited space, we have a strict no refund policy on summer registrations, if you have questions about this, please email summeracademy@tbatheatre.org.

Academy Intensive: Comedy Improv

​Dates, Times & Ages

July 29-August 9 / Mon-Fri / 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Ages 13-18

Description

Learn all the joys of acting without a script! This intensive will teach the students a wide range of comedy improv games, such as those featured on the hit show "Who's Line is it Anyway?". Revamped specifically for teens, this intensive is sure to be a run-around, laugh-a-minute good time.  Includes one showcases at the end of the intensive.

 

Cost

$275. Add Play Production for only $55 more and have more fun from 3:45-5:00!

 

Location

UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium

 

Special Notes
  • This program meets regularly Monday-Friday. There are no weekend dates for this session, but there will be one evening performance.

  • Please note that you will first need to log in or create a log in to register. To see summer classes, change the "term" in the upper right to "Summer Academy 2019," then click the "View Classes" button. If you have questions, please email megan.bladow@tbatheatre.org. Thank you!

  • Due to limited space, we have a strict no refund policy on summer registrations, if you have questions about this, please email summeracademy@tbatheatre.org.

Academy Intensive: Musical Theatre

Dates, Times & Ages

July 29-August 10 / Mon-Fri / 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Ages 7-12

Description

It's back! Our extremely popular Musical Theatre Intensive, once again directed by Anchorage's most critically acclaimed musical theatre director - Erin Dagon Mitchell. A full week of singing, dancing and acting! Culminating in one weekend showcase, a special performance onstage to show off your skills.

 

Cost

$275. Add Play Production for only $55 more and have more fun from 3:45-5:00!

 

Location

UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium

 

Special Notes
  • This program meets regularly Monday-Friday. This program will perform on Saturday, August 10th.

  • Please note that you will first need to log in or create a log in to register. To see summer classes, change the "term" in the upper right to "Summer Academy 2019," then click the "View Classes" button. If you have questions, please email megan.bladow@tbatheatre.org. Thank you!

  • Due to limited space, we have a strict no refund policy on summer registrations, if you have questions about this, please email summeracademy@tbatheatre.org.

Academy Intensive: Advanced Musical Theatre

Dates, Times & Ages

July 29-August 9 / Mon-Fri / 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Ages 13-18

Description

Our extremely popular Musical Theatre Intensive - now with an advanced section! Two weeks of singing, dancing and acting! Culminating in one weekend Showcase, a special performance onstage where these students are featured.

Cost

$275. Add Play Production for only $55 more and have more fun from 3:45-5:00!

Location

UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium

Special Notes
  • This program starts on a Monday and then meets regularly Monday-Friday from that point forward. This program will perform on Saturday, August 10th.

  • Please note that you will first need to log in or create a log in to register. To see summer classes, change the "term" in the upper right to "Summer Academy 2019," then click the "View Classes" button. If you have questions, please email megan.bladow@tbatheatre.org. Thank you!

  • Due to limited space, we have a strict no refund policy on summer registrations, if you have questions about this, please email summeracademy@tbatheatre.org.

Valdez Academy

Dates & Times

July 29 - August 10 / Mon-Fri / 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Description

For ages 8-18, this is a comprehensive program designed to help young people develop theatre skills in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Each Academy member will receive training in specialized areas of the performing arts including Acting, Stage Combat, Voice and Dance. Academy actors will each be cast in a show with fully staged public performances. 

 

Cost

$225

 

Location

Valdez Civic Center

 

Special Note
  • Please note that you will first need to log in or create a log in to register. To see summer classes, change the "term" in the upper right to "Summer Academy 2019," then click the "View Classes" button. If you have questions, please email megan.bladow@tbatheatre.org. Thank you!

  • Due to limited space, we have a strict no refund policy on summer registrations, if you have questions about this, please email summeracademy@tbatheatre.org.

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For those already enrolled, please read the following:

Please complete the registration paperwork

by clicking the "form packet" button

and bring it with you on the first day

of Academy, 

 

Academy hours are 9:30-3:30 and registration will begin at 9am on Monday.

 

UAA Permit Parking is enforced Monday – Friday. During registration parking will not be enforced from 8:45am – 9:45 am. Parking will not be enforced this summer during pick up and drop off times.  Please do not block or park in loading zones, fire lanes, etc. or you may be ticketed by Parking Services.

 

If you are picking up a student outside of regular academy hours you will need to obtain a free temporary permit (15 minutes) at the pay-n-park machines.

 

Each student should prepare a 1-2 minute audition piece for the first day of Academy. This can be a monologue from a play, a short excerpt from a favorite book, or even a poem. Students will be cast in one of four productions with evening and weekend performances.

 

Students should bring a packed lunch each day, labeled with their name. There are vending machines on campus but TBA can not provide change and is not responsible for Vending Machine problems or refunds.

 

There is no Academy on Thursday, July 4 or Friday July 5, 2019.