Summer 2017 Programs

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Music

Enjoy a music-packed summer with us!

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 17  –  Aug. 11        Concert on Aug 11
Mon, Wed, Fri 6-7pm $165/musician YAA – Polster Clubhouse
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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 Clubhouse
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Dance

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!

Twinkletoes Preschool Ballet (ages 2-5)

Children 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
June 24-August 12 (8 weeks)

Saturdays
9:00am-9:30am

$100 for 8 weeks (or 2-monthly payments of $50)

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Pee Wee 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 
June 24 – August 12 (8 weeks)

Saturdays
9:30am-10:00am

$100 for 8 weeks (or 2-monthly payments of $50)

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Theater Camps

With Hey JoJo Productions

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.

Camp #1: My Favorite Scenes
with Hey JoJo Productions

Ages 6-18

Acting Campers will curate their own show of songs and scenes from their favorite shows. Learning basic acting techniques and stage hand experience, we will compile “Our favorite Scenes” into a cohesive show for family and friends in two weeks.

Instructor: Jolene Dodson Bogard

Dates: June 19-June 30 (2 weeks)
Monday-Friday, 3pm-5pm

Cost: $175 for the 2 week session (includes t-shirt)

Showcase date: Friday, June 30 at 5pm at YAA.

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Camp #2: Little Shop of Horrors
with Hey JoJo Productions

Ages 10+

An “Advanced” Theatre camp of a show about a lonely flower shop worker who encounters a man-eating plant! A fun show that deals with love, death, and obsession.

Instructor: Jolene Dodson Bogard

Dates: July 17-June 28 (2 weeks)
Monday-Friday, 3pm-5pm

Cost: $175 for the 2 week session (includes t-shirt)

Showcase date: Friday, July 28 at 5pm at YAA.

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Camp #3: The Lion King
with Hey JoJo Productions

Ages 5-18

A great show for all ages. Young Simba learns about the challenges in the “real world” with classical themes all kids can relate too. In two weeks, actors will make costumes, learn songs, choreography, and put on an awesome production of The Lion King.

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 31 – August 11 (2 weeks)
Monday-Friday 3pm-5pm

Cost: $175 for the 2 week session (includes t-shirt)

Showcase date: Friday, August 11 at 5pm at YAA.

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Stage Crew for The Lion King
with Hey JoJo Productions

Ages 10+

Stage Crew will work backstage managing actors and help with running of the camp experience. Each Class begins at 3pm- ends at 5:30 with a 30 minute post meeting and clean up.

Instructor: Jolene Dodson Bogard

Dates: July 31 – August 11 (2 weeks)
Monday-Friday 3pm-5:30pm

Cost: $50 for the 2 week session

Showcase date: Friday, August 11 at 5pm at YAA.

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Acting Classes
with Hey JoJo Productions

Ages 6-12

All Summer long Heyjojo Productions will continue to teach an acting class basics. All students will participate in the shows during the summer and a showcase in August is planned.

Instructor: Jolene Dodson Bogard

Dates: Classes start June 7
Wednesday’s 5pm-6pm
*No classes on July 5 or July 12

Cost: $50/month

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