BEYOND ACTING

Beyond Acting at BCS challenges students to step outside of their comfort zones, tap into their emotions, and prepare for auditions in theatre or commercials.  Have you always wanted to gain the experience necessary to break into a professional career?  Our expert instructors will get you on the right track, give you experience for your resume, and help you reach your goals fast!  

Start your acting journey at BCS today!

Session Dates

October 5, 2021 - May 28, 2021

[Lil' Stars & Stage Kids begin Jan. 4, 2021]

Studio Closed:

Mar 29 - Apr 4

May 29-30

Theatre Showcase:

Sunday, May 16th, 2021

CLASSES & INFO

Lil' Stars (1st-2nd grade)


In this class, we will explore more deeply how we can bring out our emotions with different situations, stimulation, and memories. We will play active games that help to bring out and focus our energy, while also creating the feel on an ensemble. We will begin using text to create theatrical performances. We will also begin work on acting for commercials and TV, seeing where the differences are between commercial and theatrical acting. The session will culminate with a short performance at BCS! Schedule Mondays, 4:00-5:00pm, Studio 2 Tuition $67.50 for 5 monthly installments, due Jan 15-May 15 Dress Code Comfortable clothing and socks for easy movement (no shoes) SIGN ME UP!




Scene Stealers (5th-8th grade)


This class for young actors will introduce them to many elements needed to pursue acting as a profession, as well as steal any scene! Students will use creative thinking, enhance their imaginations, work together, expand their knowledge of story structures, and increase their communication and expression. Scene Stealers will dive into the elements of theatre, as well as commercial acting, allowing the students experience with creating plays, character development, and on-camera work. Students will have the opportunity to develop an acting reel that they can take with them at the end of the season, so they're prepared for any future audition! Schedule: Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm, Studio 2 Tuition $60 for 9 monthly installments, due Sept 15-May 15 Dress Code Comfortable clothing and socks for easy movement (no shoes) SIGN ME UP!




Stage Kids (3rd-5th grade)


In this class, students will explore more deeply how they can bring out their emotions with different situations, stimulation, and memories. They will play active games that help to bring out and focus their energy, while also creating the feel of an ensemble. Students will also begin using text to create theatrical performances, as well as work on acting for commercials and TV, seeing where the differences are between commercial and theatrical acting. The spring session will culminate with a play, performed as part of the Theatre Showcase. Schedule: Mondays, 5:00-6:00pm, Studio 2 Tuition $67.50 for 5 monthly installments, due Jan 15-May 15 Dress Code Comfortable clothing and socks for easy movement (no shoes) SIGN ME UP!





Program Structure

Acting Technique:  Each week, students will develop connection to their emotions, ability to project, proper diction, and teamwork through acting games, activities, and scene studies.

Theatre Etiquette: Students study stage directions, roles, and proper behavior for the theatre. 

Commercial:  All acting programs begin training students in acting for commercials and screen, including filming mock commercials and auditions during class.  

Can I try a class?

Beyond Center Stage is a results-driven studio.  We are committed to the progress of each of our students!  Fitting into a new studio and seeing the results you want takes time, and it's not something that can be accomplished in one or two classes or lessons.  At BCS, we want to attract families who are truly committed to performing arts training, and who seek the highest quality instruction.  By enrolling and diving into your experience at BCS, you'll get the best sense of what it means to become a part of our community, and you'll start seeing the results you want! 

Our Guarantee

30 day

guarantee

At BCS, we are dedicated to seeing progress and results in each student.  Enroll risk-free for 30 days, and if you're not completely happy, you may withdraw with no penalty. 

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