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Fall 2021:
Musical Theater After-School Classes

Fall session begins September 12


Our fall session is back in-person at Berkeley Playhouse and now enrolling—we hope you will join us!

Grades 1-6 will have an ogre of a time in classes inspired by Shrek the Musical, while grades 2-12 will dance the days away in musical theater jazz dance classes! Plus—ages 10+ can take part in the return of our popular "Vocal Intensive Program: Record Your Showtune!"


MUSICAL THEATER CLASSES

Join us in the swamp where you'll find Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona, and so many other fun and hilarious characters in these after-school core classes inspired by the lively Shrek the Musical .

Choose from grade titles Showstoppers, and/or Limelighters* and get ready for your child to play games, dance, sing, make friends, and let their imagination soar!

*These groups were previously titled CORE.


Musical Theater Class: Showstoppers

Inspired by Shrek the Musical
Grades 1-3  |  Location: Berkeley Playhouse
4-5:30pm, Mon & Wed
September 13 - November 17


Musical Theater Class: Limelighters

Inspired by Shrek the Musical
Grades 3-6  |  Location: Berkeley Playhouse
3:45-5:45pm, Mon & Wed
September 13 - November 17


MUSICAL THEATER DANCE CLASSES

Our popular Jazz dance classes are back! Students will focus on learning and improving jazz dance technique by honing their dance skills, such as turns, kicks and essential jazz steps, and learning combinations set to songs. Jazz dance is the most-used form of dance in musical theater choreography, and it's a skill every actor should have in their repertoire when auditioning for and performing in a musical.


Musical Theater Dance Class: Jazz Dance
Grades 2-5  |  Location: Berkeley Playhouse
4-5:30pm, Fridays
September 17 - November 19


Musical Theater Dance Class: Teen Jazz Dance

Grades 6-12  |  Location: Berkeley Playhouse
6-8pm, Sundays
September 12 - November 14


VOCAL INTENSIVE PROGRAM
Our vocal intensive program is everything and more—get the opportunity to have personal vocal coaching from our Casting Director, record a song from the musical theater canon, and take home the keepsake recording to share with family and friends! Our first time offering this program was incredibly well-received, so don't delay if you want to take part!


Vocal Intensive Program: Record Your Showtune!

Ages 10+  |  20 student maximum
Includes: Two 30-minute Zoom coaching sessions & one 20-minute in-person recording session at Berkeley Playhouse.

Rehearsal dates: October 1 - November 14
Recording dates: November 15 - 17


Ready to Enroll? Click below to select a class.

  • Please make sure you read our education terms and conditions  before you enroll.
  • Please note: Because we need to collect registration information specific for each of our students, you can only add one class to your basket at a time. Once you complete the order and your basket is empty, you will be able to purchase a spot in a different class for your additional student(s).
  • Questions? Contact our Classes & Camps Manager at marycait@berkeleyplayhouse.org .