At the Francis J. Gaudette Theatre
303 Front Street N, Issaquah, WA 98027
Box Office: (425) 392-2202 | Admin: (425) 392-1942
Tuesday-Saturday 11:00am-7:00pm

At the Francis J. Gaudette Theatre
303 Front Street N, Issaquah, WA 98027
Box Office: (425) 392-2202 | Admin: (425) 392-1942




FALL REGISTRATION - NOW OPEN!

Don't Miss Out - Register Today! Classes Start September 16, 2017

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DATES:

September 16 - November 18, 2017

LOCATION:

First Stage Theatre, 120 Front Street North, Issaquah

STUDENT PERKS:

All KIDSTAGE students are eligible for half-price single student tickets to any Village Theatre Main-stage production on sale while enrolled. This discount applies to students only. Parents or siblings will pay regular prices.

DISCOUNT OPPORTUNITIES:

Please note: 10% discount when registering more than one student from the same family. Not valid with any other offers.

Payment plans available for all programs. Financial assistance available for those who qualify.

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FALL 2017 SCHEDULE

*red = Camp is Full

DESCRIPTION GRADES CLASS
DATES TIME TUITION WAITLIST
Exploratory PreK–K Magical Friends Tuesdays 9/26-11/21 4:15PM - 5:15PM $190
Exploratory K-2nd Maui and Other Trickster Tales Tuesdays 9/26-11/21 5:15PM - 6:15PM $190
Acting 1st-2nd Zootopia Wednesdays 9/20-11/14 2:30 - 3:30 PM $190
Acting 3rd-5th Magical Character Creation Saturdays 9/16-11/18 11:30AM - 1:00PM $280 Add / Remove
Acting 6th-8th Actor's Toolkit - Character Creation Saturdays 9/16-11/18 1:00PM - 2:30PM $280
Musical Theatre K-2nd Moana and Friends Saturdays 9/16-11/18 9:15AM - 10:15AM $190 Add / Remove
Musical Theatre 1st-2nd My Favorite Things Tuesdays 9/19-11/13 4:15PM - 5:15PM $190
Musical Theatre 3rd-5th KIDS on Broadway Saturdays 9/16-11/18 10:30AM - 11:30AM $190
Musical Theatre 3rd-5th How Far I'll Go Tuesdays 9/19-11/13 5:15PM - 6:15PM $190
Musical Theatre 3rd-5th Fairytale Musicals Wednesdays 9/20-11/14 2:00PM - 3:30 PM $280
Musical Theatre 6th-9th Into the Woods Saturdays 9/16-11/18 11:30AM - 1:00PM $280
Singing 5th-8th Singing for Musical Theatre (A) Saturdays 9/16-11/18 1:00PM - 2:30PM $280
Singing 6th-12th Singing for Musical Theatre (B) Saturdays 9/16-11/18 11:30AM - 1:00PM $280
Dance 3rd-6th Dance for Musical Theatre Wednesdays 9/20-11/14 4:15PM - 5:30PM $250
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Beginning Dance Essentials (A) FALL ONLY - Saturdays 9/16-11/18 9:00AM - 10:15AM $250 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Beginning Dance Essentials (B) FALL ONLY - Saturdays 9/16-11/18 12:45PM - 2:00PM $250
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Intermediate Dance Essentials FALL ONLY - Saturdays 9/16-11/18 9:00AM - 10:15AM $250 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Advanced Dance Essentials FALL ONLY - Saturdays 9/16-11/18 9:00AM - 10:15AM $250 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Beginning Tap (A) FALL ONLY - Saturdays 9/16-11/18 10:30AM - 11:30AM $190 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Beginning Tap (B) FALL ONLY - Saturdays 9/16-11/18 11:45AM - 12:45PM $190
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Intermediate Tap FALL ONLY - Saturdays 9/16-11/18 10:30AM - 11:30AM $190 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Advanced Tap FALL ONLY - Saturdays 9/16-11/18 10:30AM - 11:30AM $190 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Beginning Dance Essentials (A) FULL YEAR - Saturdays 9:00AM - 10:15AM $585 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Beginning Dance Essentials (B) FULL YEAR - Saturdays 12:45PM - 2:00PM $585
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Intermediate Dance Essentials FULL YEAR - Saturdays 9:00AM - 10:15AM $585 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Advanced Dance Essentials FULL YEAR - Saturdays 9:00AM - 10:15AM $585 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Beginning Tap (A) FULL YEAR - Saturdays 10:30AM - 11:30AM $455 <Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Beginning Tap (B) FULL YEAR - Saturdays 11:45AM - 12:45PM $455
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Intermediate Tap FULL YEAR - Saturdays 10:30AM - 11:30AM $455 Add / Remove
Dance Dance 6th - age 20 Advanced Tap FULL YEAR - Saturdays 9:30AM - 11:30AM $455 Add / Remove
Free Workshop! 3rd-9th Monologue and Song Workshop Tuesday, September 12th 4:00-6:30 PM FREE
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BROWSE BY CATEGORY Classes for Pre-K through Age 20

Exploratory Acting - Literature and Life Skills (PreK-Grade 2)
Acting (Grades 1-8)
Musical Theatre (Grades 1-9)
Singing (Grades 5-12)
Dance (Grades 3 - Age 20)


Early Acting-Literature and Life Skills (Pre-K-Grade 2)

Click here for description and full curriculum goals.

Grades Pre-K/K
Magical Friends
Tuesdays, September 26 – November 21, 2017, 4:15-5:15PM
Tuition: $190

Enjoy the magic of friendship as you work together to create tales (or tails) of adventures in Equestria. Students explore movement, voice, crafts and storytelling as they discover their own specific talents and create their own cutie marks.

Grades K-2
Maui and Other Trickster Tales
Tuesdays, September 26 – November 21, 2017, 5:15-6:15 PM
Tuition: $190

Join Maui and his trickster pals Coyote, Anansi, and Raven to cause theatrical mayhem! Create your own trickster characters and myths while learning about cultures from around the world. Exploratory Acting classes provide literature-based drama activities that promote literacy comprehension, confidence, collaboration, and creativity.

Grades 1-2
Early Release Zootopia
Wednesdays, September 20 - November 15, 2017, 2:30-3:30PM
Tuition: $190

Extraordinary eccentric critters are the inspiration for this adventurous class. Try everything as bunnies, foxes, and other fun critters, inspired by Disney’s Zootopia, bring to life colorful characters through creative stories, crafts, and costumes.

Grades 3-5
Magical Character Creation
Saturdays, September 16 - November 18, 2017, 11:30AM-1:00PM
Tuition: $280

Build characters from the ground up using your voice, body, expressions, and creativity. Be inspired by characters from magical tales such as Harry Potter, Matilda, and The Chronicles of Narnia.

Grades 6-8
Actor’s Toolkit
Saturdays, September 16 - November 18, 2017, 1:00-2:30PM
Tuition: $280

Develop your personal actor’s toolkit of imagination, facial expressions, voice, gesture, and body language. Use popular characters and stories from movies and novels as your inspiration to delve into theatrical movement, vocal exercises to help you protect and project your voice, techniques to fine tune your concentration, and expand and support your imagination.

Grades K-2
Moana and Friends
Saturdays, September 16 - November 18, 2017, 9:15-10:15 AM
Tuition: $190

Discover the wind in your sails and how far you’ll go in this introductory singing and dancing class celebrating music of the south Pacific.

Grades 1-2
My Favorite Things
Tuesdays, September 19 - November 14, 2017, 4:15-5:15 PM
Tuition: $190

What are your favorite musical theatre songs? From “Do Re Mi”, to “Part of Your World”, and many more, sing and dance your way through musical theatre favorites.

Grades 3-5
Musical Theatre – KIDS on Broadway
Saturdays, September 16 - November 18, 2017, 10:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $190

This class is an all-singing, all-dancing venture into memorable songs from musicals with pint-sized leading characters such as Oliver!, Annie, School of Rock, Matilda, and Billy Elliot.

Grades 3-5
Musical Theatre – How Far I’ll Go
Tuesdays, September 19 - November 14, 2017, 5:15-6:15PM
Tuition: $190

The wind calls Moana, and Pocahontas sings about the “Colors of the Wind”. There’s no telling how far will you go in this singing, dancing, acting class celebrating bold adventure.

Grades 3-5
Early Release Fairytale Musicals
Wednesdays, September 20 - November 15, 2017, 2:00-3:30PM
Tuition: $280

Tales as old as time provide songs, scenes, and characters as you stay one jump ahead and learn vocal, dance, and acting techniques. Stretch your voices and bodies to play royalty, thieves, and fantastical characters.

Grades 6-9
Into the Woods
Saturdays, September 17 – November 19, 2016, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Tuition: $280

Come enter the world of Sondheim! Songs and scenes from the phenomenal Broadway and movie hit, Into the Woods create a fun and challenging class with an emphasis on performance technique and skills.

Singing for Musical Theatre
Saturdays, September 16 - November 18, 2017
Tuition: $280
A) Grades 5-8 1:00-2:30 PM
B) Grades 6-12 11:30AM-1:00PM

This class is designed to help performers learn more about singing and story-telling through music. Areas covered include vocal technique, music theory, breath control, rhythm, melody, sight-reading, and acting through song. Students expand their vocal range, fine tune their ears, strengthen breathing, and learn new music, all in a small class. (This class does not take the place of individual voice lessons, which should be taken privately, year-round for serious singers.)

*Students may register for either all year (Fall, Winter, Spring), or just the current session.

Grades 3-6
Dance for Musical Theatre
Wednesdays, September 20 - November 15, 2017, 4:15-5:30PM
Tuition: $250

Focus on dance technique. Students will increase flexibility and improve core strength through the beginning techniques for musical theatre. Explore acting through dance, specificity of movement, dancing with strength, and selling a dance number.

Grades 6-Age 20
Dance Essentials
Saturdays, September 16 - November 18, 2017
Tuition: $250
Beginning (A) 9:00-10:15AM
Beginning (B) 12:45-2:00PM
Intermediate 9:00-10:15AM
Advanced 9:00-10:15AM

Dance Essentials provides tools to increase flexibility and improve core strength. Come work on beginning techniques for musical theatre, and the fundamentals of turns and jumps. Explore acting through dance, specificity of movement, dancing with strength, and selling a dance number.

KIDSTAGE offers Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels of Dance Essentials. Sign up for the level you think best fits your skills. Level placement is adjusted during the first weeks of class as needed.

NEW FOR 2017-18!
Note a second Beginning class has been added to the schedule.

Grades 6-Age 20
Tap
Saturdays, September 16 - November 18, 2017
Tuition: $190
Beginning (A) 10:30-11:30AM
Beginning (B) 11:45AM-12:45PM
Intermediate 10:30-11:30AM
Advanced 10:30-11:30AM

Tap is an essential skill for all musical theatre performers. Develop fundamental technique, rhythm, flexibility, coordination, and style.

KIDSTAGE offers Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels of Tap, all offered at the same time. Sign up for the level you think best fits your skills. Level placement is adjusted during the first weeks of class as needed.

NEW FOR 2017-18!
Note a second Beginning class has been added to the schedule.

Study for the full year:
Due to high demand, students are encouraged to sign up for the entire school year. Select the Full Year choices in the Registration Drop-down Menu.
Dance Essentials full year: $585
Tap full year: $455

Grades 3-9
Monologue and Song Workshop
Tuesday, September 12th, 4:00-6:30 PM
FREE!


Come join Village Theatre KIDSTAGE to build up your audition skills. This FREE workshop provides those new to auditioning and/or new to KIDSTAGE information and feedback to help your audition feel successful.

KIDSTAGE Programs and Audition Information Session
The perfect introduction to KIDSTAGE auditions. Learn the ins and outs of common audition wisdom and how KIDSTAGE conducts our auditions. Learn what and how you need to prepare, where to look for audition material, and what to expect at general auditions and callbacks.

And

Group Audition Coaching – Songs and Monologues
This is the ideal chance to have an experienced performer provide instant feedback in a group setting. Hear your song played by an accompanist, perform your monologue and song for mentoring KIDSTAGE students and staff. Get the jitters out by getting your audition on its feet well before the big day.

Students are encouraged to bring their own choices of song and monologue, ideally already memorized, and bring the sheet music for the song. If you do not have a song and/or a monologue, KIDSTAGE has supplied some choices on the web at http://villagekidstageproductions.blogspot.com and will have hard copies available at the workshop.

Please register in advance so we know you’re coming.


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Issaquah KIDSTAGE

First Stage Theatre
120 Front Street North
Issaquah, WA 98027
Office: (425) 392-2900

Ruthann Tacher
Registrar and Coordinator rtacher@villagetheatre.org

Janet Cole Hamilton
Education & Outreach Manager
jchamilton@villagetheatre.org

Casey Craig
Institute Manager
ccraig@villagetheatre.org

Joel Arpin
Production Manager
jarpin@villagetheatre.org

Suzie Bixler
Associate Director of Youth Education
sbixler@villagetheatre.org

Sean Lally
Education Assistant
slally@villagetheatre.org

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KIDSTAGE Mission

To provide a personal development program for young people which uses theatre arts:

  • To teach creativity and responsibility
  • To encourage teamwork and personal integrity
  • To foster self-esteem and appreciation for live theatre
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303 Front Street North
Issaquah, WA 98027
Box Office: (425) 392-2202

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