SPRING CLASSES FOR ALL AGES
AT THE MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE
PAUL AND SANDRA GOLDNER
CONSERVATORY OF PERFORMING ARTS
Upcoming master classes include a dance workshop with a performer from The Wiz
December 18, 2014 (Jupiter) – Ever wanted to try singing, dancing – or perfect your skills?
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts has just the class for you, with exciting spring classes taught by Broadway-caliber theater professionals beginning Jan. 5.
In addition to producing full-scale professional family shows throughout the season, the Theatre’s Conservatory offers year-round learning opportunities for kids and adults of all ages, including a spring semester of exciting, fun-filled classes taught by Broadway-caliber theatre professionals. The Theatre is currently enrolling students of all ages in all levels of dance, voice, acting, musical theatre and more!
The Conservatory offers a range of ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop dance classes, as well as courses in play creation, guitar, audition techniques and musical theatre singing.
“We have something for everyone at the Conservatory, and we are very excited that our signature Musical Theatre Production classes will be producing two full-scale musicals this spring: Dr. Doolittle Jr. and Sweet Charity,” said Julie Rowe, the Theatre’s director of education. “The musicals will be performed on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s stage, compete with professional production values: sets, costumes, lights, a full orchestra and more. Enrollment fees are all-inclusive, covering all costumes and performance-related costs.”
Over 600 students per year come from as far as Miami, Wellington and Fort Pierce to study at the Conservatory. The connection to the Theatre allows students the opportunity to perform on the Theatre’s stage and work alongside professionals both onstage and off, with hands-on workshops and master classes that offer students an opportunity to learn first-hand from nationally known directors and Broadway performers, agents and local instructors.
Upcoming opportunities include a dance master class with acclaimed actress and dancer J. Nycole Ralph, a performer in the Theatre’s upcoming production of The Wiz (January 18), and a free public audition skills seminar open to all local students and their parents will take place at the Theatre on January 31.
An exclusive program is the Theatre’s “In the Style Of” series, which offers an extra-special opportunity for Conservatory students to be selected for free, unique dance workshops with cast members from the Theatre’s upcoming musicals The Wiz and Les Misérables. Attendees will be selected via lottery, open to all currently enrolled students. The second “In the Style Of” dance master class of the season is scheduled for January 25.
Students enrolled in the Conservatory’s Musical Theatre Production classes are preparing to perform The Best of Broadway Revue on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s stage on December 30, including songs and scenes the Conservatory’s upcoming productions of Dr. Doolittle Jr., Sweet Charity and more.
And children and teens aren’t the only ones having fun at the Conservatory. Adults of all ages also participate throughout the year in the Conservatory’s acting, tap, jazz, singing and playwriting classes. Classes are offered in the evening to accommodate adults with busy schedules, in addition to a full range of afternoon seasonal classes.
The Conservatory has several upcoming vacation camps for children: a one-day Laugh Factory winter break camp (January 2), a five-day Safari! spring break camp (March 16 – 20) and a one-day Improv spring break camp (March 23).
The Conservatory’s staff includes Brian Andrews, Jay Johnson, Sarah-Helen Land, Kristine DiMartino, Viky Andreatta Smith, Lea Roy, Ricky Nahas, Shelley Keelor, John Mercurio, Elizabeth DeMarco and Elizabeth Davis. A parent orientation to meet the faculty is scheduled for January 3.
Spring classes begin January 5, and registration is now open. Scholarships are also available. For information, call (561) 575-2672 or visit www.jupitertheatre.org/education.
About the Conservatory
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts is a premiere professional Conservatory that offers a challenging, innovative and quality theatre experience to students of all ages and abilities. In addition to a full schedule of classes, the Conservatory's hands-on workshops and master classes offer students an opportunity to learn first-hand from nationally known directors and Broadway performers, agents and local instructors.
About the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
The not-for-profit Maltz Jupiter Theatre has become one of Florida’s preeminent professional theatres, committed to production and education through its collaborations with local and national artists. Currently the state’s largest award-winning regional theatre, the Theatre draws nearly 100,000 people annually, serves a subscription base of more than 7,611 and has world-class classroom facilities in support of its Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, which serves hundreds of youth and adults. The Theatre is a member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres and has earned numerous Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s highest honor for artistic excellence, including the prestigious Bill Von Maurer Award for Theatrical Excellence in 2012. For more information about the Theatre’s upcoming shows and Conservatory, visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call the box office at (561) 575-2223.
Linnea Bailey (561) 972-6132