SUMMER 2016 OPPORTUNITIES

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Summer-Music-Opps

SUMMER PRIVATE LESSONS

Ages 5-18

YAA offers private lessons in a variety of instruments with highly skilled and trained instructors. Students meet once a week for 30 minutes with their instructor. For more information or to schedule a trial lesson, please contact our YAA office at (858) 720-2194.

Month to month lessons all year long!
Once a Week $33/half hour YAA – Polster Branch
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JAZZ BAND

AGES 11+ (or by instructor’s approval)

Jazz Band offers the young musician a complete big band experience including full brass, woodwind, and rhythm sections. The music selection ranges from standard swing charts to various forms of popular music. Difficult soli sections are introduced and students have the opportunity to solo over simple blues patterns or more difficult chord progressions. Instructor: Mark Weed

4 WEEKS: July 18  –  Aug. 12         Concert on Aug 12
Mon, Wed, Fri 6-7pm $150/session YAA – Polster Branch

 

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UNLIMITED ROCK MAJOR

Ages 11-15

This camp will offer young musicians and singers the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of playing and forming a band, as well as learn to write and perform original songs, acquire instrument technique instruction and discover the history of rock. Campers will be able to record their own CDs in a pro studio. The week concludes with a Friday afternoon performance in front of a live audience. (Session is open to guitarists, bassists, keyboardists, drummers, and singers with one or more years of experience.)

Aug. 15 – Aug. 19 9am – 3pm $315 YAA – Polster Branch
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UNLIMITED ROCK MINOR CANCELLED 

Ages 8-11

This camp offers the same experience as Unlimited Rock Major (see above) but is tailored to ages 8-11.

 Aug. 8 – Aug. 12 9am – 3pm $315 YAA – Polster Branch

 

Summer-Dance-Opps

The Youth Arts Academy is excited to announce our new dance program,Charlene’s Dance N Cheer, with instructor Charlene!  With over ten years of teaching experience in studios, after school programs, and recreation centers, Charlene is bringing a variety of affordable, studio quality dance and cheer classes designed to make learning dance and cheer fun in a creative atmosphere!

45251Students will use pom poms and learn the fundamentals of cheerleading such as stretches, arm motions, kicks & jumps, voice projection, across the floor exercises, cheers/chants, sideline dances, beginner stunts, tumbling, and a full routine, which will be performed for families during a recital at the end of the session!

Summer Session-11 Weeks
June 14th-August 23rd

Tuesdays
4:00pm-4:50pm

$165 for 11 weeks

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45253Students will learn to move and dance like a pop star to their favorite songs, learning fun jazz and hip hop dance choreographed routines which they will perform at a special recital at the end of the session!

Summer Session – 11 weeks
June 14 – August 23

Tuesdays
4:50pm-5:40pm

$165 for 11 weeks

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45254Children will learn the fundamentals of ballet technique and terminology in a fun and creative atmosphere, designed to make learning ballet fun! Class will focus on barre, floor work, center, and across the floor exercises and combinations, incorporating props and imaginative instruction. Students will also learn a recital dance for an end of session performance. Great for building confidence, poise, discipline, coordination, and flexibility!

Summer Session – 11 Weeks
June 11-August 25

Saturdays
9:00am-9:30am

$135 for 11 weeks

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45349Pee Wee Tap/Hip Hop Dance Combo
(ages 2-5)

Students will learn to move and dance like a pop star to their favorite songs, learning fun jazz and hip hop dance choreographed routines which they will perform at a special recital at the end of the session!

Summer Session – 11 weeks
June 11 – August 25

Saturdays
9:30am-10:00am

$135 for 11 weeks

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45255Pee Wee Cheerleading, Dance & Tumble
(ages 2-5)

Students will use pom poms and learn the fundamentals of cheerleading such as stretches, arm motions, kicks & jumps, voice projection, across the floor exercises, cheers/chants, sideline dances, beginner stunts, tumbling, and a full routine, which will be performed for families during a recital at the end of the session!

Summer Session-11 Weeks
June 11th-August 25th

Saturdays
10:00am-10:30am

$135 for 11 weeks

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Summer-Theater-Opps

30min_AnnieANNIE KIDS THEATER CAMP
with Hey JoJo Productions

“Annie” is coming to Youth Arts Academy as a Summer Camp

In just 2 weeks, young performers will put on a production of “Annie kids”.  No audition or previous acting experience is required.  We will cast the show after the first reading.  We are limited to 35 kids so sign up early.  Theatre camp is DAILY from 3:30-5:30pm with a final performance on June 24th at 6pm. Ages 7-18. Included in the cost: Script, CD, Camp t-shirt and 4 tickets to the performance.

Instructor: Jolene Dodson Bogard

Dates: June 13-June 24 (Monday-Friday)
3:30pm-5:30pm

Cost: $300 for the 2 week session

Performance date: 6/24 at 7:00pm at YAA.

Jolene Dodson Bogard has been directing productions since she was 5 years old when she directed neighbor kids to perform puppet shows on her driveway for the mailman and family members.  Always wanting to be behind the stage or camera…she honed her skills at USC’s School of Cinema. As a producer, she has worked on ALL major TV networks, and been on international sets worldwide.  Her film and TV credit list includes projects such as the feature film Mamma Mia, Thomas Crown Affair, and TV show Austin and Ally.  She is currently the Theatre Manager of the Clubhouse Theatre in Orange County.  Her recent directing theatre credits include: Annie, Aladdin, Mulan, Oliver, Nifty Fifties, Aristocats, 101 Dalmatians, Winnie the Pooh, Fiddler on the Roof, Don’t Say No to the USO, and Cinderella.  

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ANNIE STAGE CREW CAMP
with Hey JoJo Productions

30min_AnnieWant to give your bored teenager something to do this summer? Have them join our Stage Crew!

The Stage Crew will work behind the scenes on the Annie show. Learn skills related to stage management, casting, lighting, sound, costuming, hair and make-up. Camp begins with a daily production meeting followed by 2 hours of rehearsal. Camp ends after the final performance. Age: Must be entering 7th grade and above. Included in the costs: Script, and Camp t-shirt.

Instructor: Jolene Dodson Bogard

Dates: June 13-June 24 (Monday-Friday)
3:00pm-5:30pm

Cost: $100 for the 2 week session

Performance date: 6/24 at 7:00pm at YAA.

Jolene Dodson Bogard has been directing productions since she was 5 years old when she directed neighbor kids to perform puppet shows on her driveway for the mailman and family members.  Always wanting to be behind the stage or camera…she honed her skills at USC’s School of Cinema. As a producer, she has worked on ALL major TV networks, and been on international sets worldwide.  Her film and TV credit list includes projects such as the feature film Mamma Mia, Thomas Crown Affair, and TV show Austin and Ally.  She is currently the Theatre Manager of the Clubhouse Theatre in Orange County.  Her recent directing theatre credits include: Annie, Aladdin, Mulan, Oliver, Nifty Fifties, Aristocats, 101 Dalmatians, Winnie the Pooh, Fiddler on the Roof, Don’t Say No to the USO, and Cinderella.  

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101101 Dalmatians Kids Theater Camp
with Hey JoJo Productions

All the World’s a Stage!

How much is that doggie in the window??

Come and Join an adorable production of 101 Dalmatians!

In just 2 weeks, young performers (ages 6-10) will put on a production of 101 Dalmatians Kids. No audition or previous acting experience is required. We will cast the show after the first reading. Space is limited so sign up early. Theatre camp is DAILY from 3:30-5:30pm with a final performance on July 22nd at 6pm. Ages 6-10. Included in the cost: Script, Camp t-shirt, and 4 tickets to the performance.

We will also play fun theatre games, and build skills in acting, public speaking, creative thinking, reading comprehension, and confidence building.  No audition required.  Roles will be cast after first reading of the play.

Instructor: Jolene Dodson Bogard

Dates: July 11 – July 22 (Monday-Friday)
3:30pm-5:30pm

Cost: $300 for the 2 week session

Performance date: 7/22 at 7:00pm at YAA.

Jolene Dodson Bogard has been directing productions since she was 5 years old when she directed neighbor kids to perform puppet shows on her driveway for the mailman and family members.  Always wanting to be behind the stage or camera…she honed her skills at USC’s School of Cinema. As a producer, she has worked on ALL major TV networks, and been on international sets worldwide.  Her film and TV credit list includes projects such as the feature film Mamma Mia, Thomas Crown Affair, and TV show Austin and Ally.  She is currently the Theatre Manager of the Clubhouse Theatre in Orange County.  Her recent directing theatre credits include: Annie, Aladdin, Mulan, Oliver, Nifty Fifties, Aristocats, 101 Dalmatians, Winnie the Pooh, Fiddler on the Roof, Don’t Say No to the USO, and Cinderella.  

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101 DALMATIANS STAGE CREW CAMP
with Hey JoJo Productions

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Have the “dog days of summer” hit your teenager? Have them participate and join our Stage Crew!

The Stage Crew will work behind the scenes on the 101 Dalmatians show. Learn skills related to stage management, casting, lighting, sound, costuming, hair and make-up. Camp begins with a daily production meeting followed by 2 hours of rehearsal. Camp ends after the final performance. Age: Must be entering 7th grade and above. Included in the costs: Script, and Camp t-shirt

Instructor: Jolene Dodson Bogard

Dates: July 11 – July 22 (Monday-Friday)
3:00pm-5:30pm

Cost: $100 for the 2 week session

Performance date: 7/22 at 7:00pm at YAA.

Jolene Dodson Bogard has been directing productions since she was 5 years old when she directed neighbor kids to perform puppet shows on her driveway for the mailman and family members.  Always wanting to be behind the stage or camera…she honed her skills at USC’s School of Cinema. As a producer, she has worked on ALL major TV networks, and been on international sets worldwide.  Her film and TV credit list includes projects such as the feature film Mamma Mia, Thomas Crown Affair, and TV show Austin and Ally.  She is currently the Theatre Manager of the Clubhouse Theatre in Orange County.  Her recent directing theatre credits include: Annie, Aladdin, Mulan, Oliver, Nifty Fifties, Aristocats, 101 Dalmatians, Winnie the Pooh, Fiddler on the Roof, Don’t Say No to the USO, and Cinderella.  

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