DROP-IN PERFORMANCE PRACTICE CLASS
Mondays at 7.30pm at The Oak. No need to book (tho a text to say you are coming would be helpful - 0417548851). Starting Monday 22nd July, then Monday 29th, then skipping over to Monday 19th August and every Monday afterwards till Mon 23 Sept. Bring sheet music for me to accompany you. (No plastic sleeves, please do singlesided copies stuck together concertina-style, stickytape on back only). OR - bring the backing on your mobile device and we'll bluetooth to the room's sound system. Great for audition /Eisteddfod /exam /assessment prep, and to shake out your nerves as you try new repertoire. If you want feedback, ask the group for it, if not, they will be a supportive audience only. Be prepared to give feedback to the others, or just supportive listening. You never know who'll you meet or what you'll hear. Open to anyone in training, not just WVMT students. Please bring dance shoes to wear on the dance tarkett, or be prepared to take shoes off at studio door. Text or email me if you have any queries, including pricing per session. Entry via the KHSD main reception.
MUSIC THEATRE CLASSES
In 2019, Dianna Nixon has commenced teaching music theatre classes for Kim Harvey School of Dance.
JUNIOR MT ENSEMBLE: Designed for ages 8 to 12, and utilising AMEB voice syllabus material, alongside The Estill Adventure: Figures for Beginners. The group will learn ensemble work from music theatre and children's opera. Skills to be taught include voice technique in speech and singing, musicianship (including solfa), stagecraft, drama skills. The current class is working on an ensemble version of Naughty from Matilda. Guest teachers have included Chris Carroll, Indigo Trail and Tobias Cole. Contact Kim Harvey School of Dance re enquiries about any of their classes.
SENIOR MT ENSEMBLE: Designed for 13 to 18, this group meets weekly as part of their training at KHSD. We've been exploring a variety of music theatre repertoire, utilising differentiated control and a range of vocal, dramatic, choreographic and musical tools to explore diverse genres and styles. The group is developing a range of material including staging and choreographing ensemble versions of Alexander Hamilton from Hamilton, and Oh My God You Guys from Legally Blonde. Guest teachers have included Chris Carroll, Indigo Trail and Tobias Cole. Contact Kim Harvey School of Dance re enquiries about any of their classes.