JAPA Program Sessions
The Fall session focuses on these main disciplines:
10 classes: September 10 - November 19, 2016
- posture, breath support, and proper vocal technique for singing as well as speaking onstage
- body dynamics, connection to the material, and scene study
Theater history and appreciation will also be part of the curriculum. The fall session culminates in performances showcasing each student’s individual talents and growth in voice, acting and dance.
- musical theater movement, contemporary dance, and awareness of your body on stage
Tuition Per session
Resident: $500/student; Non-Resident: $650
Payment plans are available. Registration is available via SMARTlink.
In the Spring session, training will intensify with more challenging work in each discipline.
10 Classes: February 11 - April 15, 2017
- Classes will advance to include different styles of music, promoting vocal health, and deeper storytelling through song
- Classes will advance to monologues, and more character and scene study
The session will end with a Spring Cabaret that will feature small groups and solo performances highlighting student growth.
- Classes will include additional styles of dance, as well as focus on challenging choreography
Tuition Per Session
Resident: $500; Non-Resident: $650
Payment plans are available. Class sign up is available in the 2017 Spring Guide.
Summer Intensive I*
20 classes: June 19 - July 17, 2017
Smartlink Barcode 1677042
Summer Intensive II*
20 classes: July 17 - August 12, 2017
SMARTLINK BARCODE 1677043
The Summer session will be an intensive training course that culminates with a full-length Broadway musical production.
Students will audition for roles in the show. Each day contains a rotation of classes in singing, acting, dance.
Class time will also be used to rehearse, make costumes, build sets. In addition, field trips to see professional theater performances in the Washington D.C. area or New York City are also included.
Tuition Per Session
Resident: $800; Non-Resident: $1040
Payment plans available. Registration will be available in the forthcoming Summer Guide.
*Fall and Spring sessions are not required prerequisites but are encouraged.