Our workshop series offers specialized classes focusing on specific skills in drama, dance and music. All workshops are taught by our renowned faculty and area professionals. Don't miss out on these exciting, hands-on experiences!
Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
Join us May 7, 2016
to try your hand at a variety of musical instruments! A great way for those of all ages
to explore music in a fun and casual environment. Spark a love of music or rekindle the flame while you try a variety of instruments. Metropolis music faculty will be available to demonstrate and offer up information. This event will feature special offers and giveaways!
- ALL AGES, Saturday, May 7, 11:00am - 12:45 pm, FREE
Intro to Unarmed Stage Combat
Hone your performance technique with this specialized workshop in unarmed stage combat. Participants learn how to execute safe slaps, punches, falls, etc.
No previous experience necessary
- 9th Grade & Older, Saturday, July 30, 9:30am-12pm, $35*
Intro to Knife Stage Combat
Prerequisite: Intro to Unarmed Stage Combat
Take your stage combat experience to the next level. Participants learn attacks, defenses, footwork and performance skills unique to the performance of safe and effective theatrical knife play. Stage knives are provided.
Registration deadline: July 15, 2016
- 9th Grade & Older, Saturday, July 30, 1-3:30pm, $35*
* Sign up for both workshops for only $65!
Forget that trip to the islands! Get musical this summer and learn the basics of ukulele. Basics of tuning, chords ans strumming will be covered. Ukuleles will be provided by Metropolis.
- Students entering Grades 6-12, Monday, June 20, 7-8:30pm, FREE
- Students entering Grades 1-5, Monday, July 18, 1:30-3pm, FREE
- Adults ages 18+, Monday, August 8, 7-8:30pm, FREE
Call 847.577.5982 x240 to reserve your spot! Spaces are limited.
Middle School Woodwind Prep
Prepping for fall auditions or chair tests? Join us for a four-day workshop for all middle school woodwind players. Students will receive expert tips and feedback, perfecting scales and/or band excerpts as well as individual technique and musicality. Mock auditions will provide the experience of playing in front of a group building confidence for the audition process and preparing for the year ahead! Flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, and bassoon
- Students entering Grades 6-8, Monday, June 27 - Thursday, June 30, 10am-1pm, $95
Middle School Brass Prep
Prepping for fall auditions or chair tests? Join us for a four-day workshop for all middle school brass players. Students will receive expert tips and feedback, perfecting scales and/or band excerpts as well as individual technique and musicality. Mock auditions will provide the experience of playing in front of a group building confidence for the audition process and preparing for the year ahead! French horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium and tuba
- Students entering Grades 6-8, Monday June 20 - Thursday, June 23, 12:30pm-3:30pm, $95
open 1 hour before showtime
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