Performing Arts Academy - Classes for 4th & 5th Graders


BROADWAY APPRENTICE’S – (3rd – 5th) Mondays 6:15 0 7:15 OR Wednesdays  7:00 – 8:00
Your young performing apprentice will explore the next level of skills needed to become a confident musical theatre performer.  Skills will include but are not limited to: exploration of harmonies, solo vocal preparation, more complex dance combinations. and the introduction to a variety of dance and musical theatre styles.  Teachers:  Megan Ruggles, Lindsay Deal


SHOW STOPPERS ACTING (4th – 5th Grade) Tuesdays 6:45 – 7:45 OR Wednesdays   6:00 – 7:00
Step it up to a new level. Through the use of monologues, scenes, and theatre games students will explore the world of character development both physically and vocally. Students in this class will learn to make brave choices, develop their listening and reacting skills and use observation as a tool.   Teachers: Sarah Gafgen,  Ian Kimble

ACTING CLASSES IN GLASSSBORO  1st – 5th grade – Wednesdays 6:15 – 7:15
This class, taught by Glassboro High School Drama Director, Anne Marie Weaver, brings together elements of  the Stage Kidz and the Show Stopper Acting classes to meet the skill levels of its current students. The class always includes elements of audition prep, and through the use of scene work, monologues and and theatre games other important acting skills.   Teacher: Anne Marie Weaver. This class is held at the Glassboro Park and Rec building, South Delsea Spots Complex, 152 S. Delsea Drive, Glassboro, NJ


PHYSICAL COMEDY ( 3rd – 6th). Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:30
Clown/Pantomime: A class where the students can get a different experience or perspective when it comes to performing. Not focusing on vocal performances, but being able to perform through physical movement, facial expression and Laban Movement. The Clown idea gives the student a chance to create their own person and develop a character that they are willing to perform to an audience.  Teacher: Johnathan Aviles

MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY (5th – 12th grade) Thursdays,  6:30 – 8:30
This is a Musical Theatre performance based class where students will be  working on a full-scale musical performance, which will be performed at the Dennis Flyer Theatre in the spring!  Students in this class must be enrolled in Broadway Apprentice’s, Broadway Pros, or currently taking MCA classes/lessons in 2 of the 3 disciplines (acting, dance, voice).  
Teachers:   Lindsay Deal, Lexi