The Conservatory provides a full spectrum of classes and productions for ages 6 – 22. The curriculum is based on developing the skills of self-confidence for lifelong enjoyment though vocal, dance, and drama skills, and group collaboration.
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-stagedproduction, with equal roles for all students.
Age 6 | Thursday 3:30 – 4:30 | 16 classes or year-long
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 with an informal in-class performance. The year culminates in a fully-staged production, with equal roles for all students.
Ages 7–8 | Thursday 4:30 – 5:45 OR Friday 3:30 – 4:45 | 16 classes or year-long
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.
Ages 9–11 | Thursday 5:45 – 7:00 OR Friday 4:45 – 6:00 | 16 classes or year-long
Dance for Singers
Classes will cover dance basics, body isolations, turns, kicks, and stretching. Each class would begin with a set warm up and short traveling combinations. There would be a theme every two weeks, for example the movement and choreography of Bob Fosse & Randy Skinner plus different genres of dance, swing, and tap basics.
Saturdays | 16 classes or year-long
Ages 11–14 | 11:30 – 12:30
Ages 15–18 | 12:30 – 1:30
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.
Ages 8 & up | Saturday 12:30 – 2:00 | 4 classes or year-long
Holiday Community Musical
Concordia Conservatory presents its annual holiday musical featuring a community cast for ages 8 to 22. The production includes multiple performances with a cast from the from the tri-state area. Auctioneers 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 on Tuesday afternoons and Saturday mornings. The production team and directors comprise of Concordia Conservatory faculty. Since 2001, Concordia Conservatory has produced the annual holiday community musical as a tuition-free outreach program funded through private donors.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Audition Dates: September 28 & 29
Production Dates: November 30, December 1 & 2