Education Department - Classes

GTDC After School Classes

Goshen Theater’s Winter/Spring 2023 Studio registrations are open! Classes begin on January 9th, and run through March 31st. Join us for weekly Acting, Dance, and Vocal Studio classes for students ages 8-18 years old.

Don’t miss your chance to join in on the fun, registration closes on January 4th!

Weekly Class Descriptions and Schedules

Acting Studio

Acting Studio 1, 2, & 3 – Monologue/Scene Study 

(January 9th – February 13th; Showcase Night February 18th)

Students will receive a monologue or scene in which they will spend five weeks learning how to bring their characters to life based on the given circumstances of a script. Students will choose from provided materials, workshop, memorize, and perform their monologues or scenes for family and friends on February 18th at 7PM. 

Instructed by – Katie Barnes (Goshen Theater Education Director, BFA Musical Theater)

Mondays

4:30PM-6:00PM Acting Studio One (Ages 8-10 years)

6:00PM-7:30PM Acting Studio Two (Ages 11-14 years)

7:30PM-9:00PM Acting Studio Three (Ages 15-18 years)

Acting Studio 1, 2, & 3 – Improv/Devised Theater

(February 20th – March 27th; Showcase on April 1st)

Students will collaborate with their peers through improvisation to create a story to be turned into a script. After helping to create their story, students will audition for what role they will play for the final showcase. All students will workshop, memorize, and perform their short plays for family and friends on April 1st at 7PM.

Instructed by – Katie Barnes (Goshen Theater Education Director, BFA Musical Theater)

Mondays

4:30PM-6:00PM Acting Studio One (Ages 8-10 years)

6:00PM-7:30PM Acting Studio Two (Ages 11-14 years)

7:30PM-9:00PM Acting Studio Three (Ages 15-18 years)

Dance Studio

(January 13th – March 31st; Showcase on April 1st)

Calling all future Musical Theater stars! Come learn the in-depth terminology and skills of Jazz and Tap to prepare for the Musical Theatre industry! Jazz skills will include a variety of sub-genres from Technical Jazz, Jazz Funk, Fosse, Modern Jazz, and Pop! We will focus on their flexibility, technique, stamina, and retention. Their Tap skills will include a variety of sub-genres from Technical Tap, Soft Shoe, Rhythm Tap, Swing Tap, and Musical Tap! We will focus on their ankle articulation, rhythm, sound quality, and retention! Students will need clothes that are easy to move in and not restrictive! Come prepare your dancing skills for whatever path you choose to take! At the end of their twelve weeks, students will share their hard work with friends and family on April 1st at 7PM!

Instructed by: Liz Wickens (GTDC Dance Instructor & Expression Dance Studio in Plymouth, IN)

Fridays

5:00-6:30PM Dance Studio (Ages 8-14 years)

***Open to splitting up age groups, and adding more sections depending on registration numbers!***

Vocal Studio

(January 10th – March 28th; Showcase on April 1st)

Want to learn the basics of vocal health and control? Want to work on your music reading skills? Want to sing some great music with your peers? Vocal Studio is the class for you! This class is open to ages 8-14 years. Students will workshop, memorize, and at the end of their twelve weeks, perform their musical pieces for family and friends on April 1st at 7PM!

We are offering a limited number of private lessons to students 14 years old and up, on a first come-first served basis. This is for the student who is ready for the next step in building and workshopping their repertoire with the guidance of one-on-one vocal coach.

Instructed by: Xan Seymour (GTDC Vocal Instructor, BA Music Education)

Tuesdays

4:45PM-5:45PM Voice Studio (Ages 8-14 years)

6:00PM-6:30PM Private Voice Lesson (Ages 14 years and up)

6:30-7:00PM Private Voice Lesson (Ages 14 years and up)

Register for our Fall/Winter classes!

Financial Aid

We offer a sliding scale tuition based on family size and income. Apply for Financial Aid here.

We offer family discounts! When you buy one package, get a second package at equal or lesser value for half off.

Tuition Costs

Package #1 – $300 (5 Weeks)

Acting Studio – Session 1 ONLY (Monologue/Scene Study)

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Package #2 – $400 (7 Weeks)

Acting Studio – Session 2 ONLY (Improv/Devised Theater)

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Package #3 – $500 (12 Weeks)

One Block of Classes (PICK ONE)

Acting Studio – Session #1 & #2 (12 WEEKS)

Vocal Studio (12 WEEKS)

Dance Studio (12 WEEKS)

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Package #4 – $750 (12 Weeks)

Two Blocks of Classes (PICK TWO)

Acting Studio – Session #1 & #2 (12 WEEKS)

Vocal Studio (12 WEEKS)

Dance Studio (12 WEEKS)

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Package #5 – $1,000 (12 Weeks)

ALL THREE STUDIO CLASSES (12 WEEKS)

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Package #6 – $250 (12 Weeks)

Private Vocal Lessons (12 WEEKS)

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If mailing a payment, please make all payments out to Goshen Theater, Inc. with “GTDC Spring 2023” on the Memo Line.

Mail to:

Goshen Theater
Attention Katie Barnes
216 S. Main St.
Goshen, IN 46526

Email GTDC@goshentheater.org for more information.

GTDC Instructors reserve the right to cancel classes that have less than half of the registered number of students in attendance.

Activities are made possible in part by the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, and the Indiana Arts Commission, which receives support from the State of Indiana and the National Endowment for the Arts.