Musical Theatre

The Conservatory provides a full spectrum of musical theatre classes for ages 6–18. The
curriculum is based on developing the self-confidence needed to participate in theatrical
productions for lifelong enjoyment. Students work on individual vocal, dance, and drama
skills, as well as group collaborations.

 

NEW! Sing, Sing, Sing
Do you love to sing? This class focuses on musical theatre songs that are just right for this
age group, while promoting a basic knowledge of proper and healthy vocal techniques and
production while singing classic and contemporary songs from American musical theatre. Register

Ages: 7 - 9 Friday 3:30 - 4:30pm $485 (16 classes) Register

Broadway Discoveries
The road to musical theatre begins here. Discover the art of acting through fables, stories, improvisation, and theatre games, as well as song preparation and stage movement. The first 16-week session ends in an informal in-class performance. The year culminates in a fully-staged production, with equal roles for all students. 16 classes or year-long. Register

Ages: 6 Thursday 3:30 - 4:30pm $485 (16 classes) Register

Broadway Bound
Join this skill-based musical theatre program focusing on the vocal, dramatic, and dance aspects needed to perform on stage with comfort and ease. Theatre games help students discover their acting talents, while group vocal coaching develops the singing voice. Basic choreography will be introduced. The first 16-week session ends in an informal in-class performance. The year culminates in a fully-staged production, with equal roles for all students. 16 classes or year-long. Register

Ages: 7-8 Thursday 4:30 - 5:45pm $495 (16 classes) Register

Ensemble Only!
This musical theatre class is geared toward the more advanced musical theatre student. Performers work on scene study as well as solo and ensemble numbers from Broadway musicals. The first class begins with an audition for all interested students. The audition includes a solo song and required reading. The year culminates in a fully-staged production, with equal roles for all students. 16 classes or year-long. Register

Ages: 11-14 Tuesday 6:00 – 7:15pm $495 (16 classes) Register
Ages: 9-11 Thursday 5:45 – 7:00pm $495 (16 classes) Register

Audition Class
Planning on performing in your community musical or school show? Gain the skills needed to be a confident singer and work on an up-tempo number and ballad for your audition. Repertoire will be provided or you may bring your own repertoire. Learn how to present, sing, dramatically deliver your audition pieces, and how to work with an accompanist. Register

Ages: 8 & up Saturday 11:00 – 12:30pm $220 (4 sessions) Register

Musical Theatre Dance
Musical Theater Dance is an introduction to the steps and styles of dance commonly used in musical theatre. Class consists of a jazz or ballet warm-up, floor stretches, and technique incorporating jazz, tap, ballet, folk, social, and lyrical dance steps in forms that are frequently used in musical theater productions. The class will focus on developing the “dancing actor” by working on characterization through movement and choreography. Students age 9 and older in voice and musical theatre productions are encouraged to take a Musical Theatre Dance. Register

Ages: 9 & up

Tuesday 7:15 – 8:30pm

$500 (16 sessions) Register
Ages: 9 & up Saturday 12:00 – 1:15pm $250 (8 sessions) Register

Holiday Community Musical
Concordia Conservatory presents its annual holiday musical featuring a community cast for ages 8 to 18. The production includes six performances in early December with a cast from the Bronx, Westchester County, and Connecticut. Auditions for performers and interviews for backstage production staff are held in late September. Those auditioning are asked to sing a song of their choice which best demonstrates their vocal ability. The rehearsals take place from the first of October through early December. The production team and directors comprise of Concordia Conservatory faculty. Since 2001, Concordia Conservatory has produced the annual holiday musical as a tuition-free community outreach program for all participants funded through grants, foundations, and friends of the Conservatory. Auditions are on September 22 & 23. Production dates are December 1, 2, & 3.


Musical Theatre Workshop Camp
This four-week summer workshop will produce and perform its own end-of-camp, one-act musical theatre show. The musical theatre workshop will focus on vocal technique, drama skills, and choreography. The first week of camp consists of the process of writing the musical. The second week is focused on learning the music and lines, blocking/staging the show, and character development. The third and fourth weeks will be dedicated to the rehearsal and performance as part of the Summer Festival 2015 and outreach performance, as well as an all-cast recording.  

The camp is skill-based, giving each student a unique opportunity to study the many aspects of the musical theatre experience. Our Conservatory musical theatre faculty is interested in the development of the individual on a non-competitive basis. Values and respect are part of the experience, guided by care and support from our musical theatre staff.  

Ages 7 - 11 June 26 – July 21      9:00am – 12:00pm Register