Scroll down to view all of IHPA Academy classes –  Acting/Musical Theatre, Dance, Vocal Performing Arts, Instrumental Performing Arts, and One Day Workshops and Special Guest Artist Series.

ACTING/MUSICAL THEATRE STUDIO

8 Week Sessions
Session 1:   Fall Session: September 1 – November 1  Session 2:  January 5 – March 7  Session 3:  March 9 – May 9

Primary School –  Young Actors Toy Box
Master Teacher:  Kelly Jo Asbury
Grades K-2
Day/Time: Thursday 3:35-4:30
Class location: Indian Hill Primary School Multi-Purpose Room
Tuition: $120.00 per (8 week session)

Course Description:  Intro to Theatre- This class is the perfect introduction to theatre for the young performer and is designed to give the student experiences in many aspects of theatre and acting.   Taught in a fast-paced and high energy format, students will explore acting through story-telling, theatre games, fairy tales and improvisation.  Theatre Style and Expression will give students a strong foundation for future advancement.  The class will also include basic voice and movement exercises, building a  young actors self-esteem.  They will begin acting through exploration of their imaginations through voice, movement and elements of drama.   To allow maximum individual attention during class, each class will be limited to 15 performers.

Elementary School – Intro to Musical Theatre- Session 1 & 3
Master Teacher:  Stephen Crisp
Grades 3-5
Day/Time options: Wednesday 3:40-4:30 PM
Class location: Elementary School Music Room
Tuition: $120.00 per (8 week session)

Course Description: Intro to Musical Theatre class is the perfect introduction to theatre for the young performer and is designed to give the student experiences in many aspects of musical theatre. Taught in a fast-paced and high energy format, students will explore musical theatre through expression.Students will have a strong foundation for advancement. The class will also include basic voice and movement exercises, building a young actors self-esteem. They will begin acting through exploration of their imaginations through voice, movement and elements of drama. To allow maximum individual attention during class, each class will be limited to 15 performers.

Elementary School – Intro to Acting – Session 2
Master Teacher:  Stephen Crisp
Grades 3-5
Day/Time options: Wednesday 3:40-4:30 PM
Class location: Elementary School Music Room
Tuition: $120.00 per (8 week session)  NOTE:  This class not offered Session 1 or 3

Course Description:  Intro to Acting- This class is the perfect introduction to acting for the young performer and is designed to give the student experiences in many aspects of theatre.   Taught in a fast-paced and high energy format, students will explore acting through story-telling, theatre games, fairy tales and improvisation.  Theatre Style and Expression will give students a strong foundation for future advancement.  The class will also include basic voice and movement exercises, building a  young actors self-esteem.  They will begin acting through exploration of their imaginations through voice, movement and elements of drama.   To allow maximum individual attention during class, each class will be limited to 15 performers.

Middle School Musical Theatre Class- Session 1 & 3
Master Teacher:  Stephen Crisp
Grades 6,7 & 8
Day/Time: Friday 2:45-3:45
Class location: Middle School Choir Room
Tuition:  $135.00 per (8 week session)

Course Description: This class is an introduction to musical theatre for the new or intermediate Middle School performer. Students will explore acting through music, basic voice techniques, monologues and scene work. Building strong characterization will be a solid foundation for future growth and performance work. Students focus on stage movement and script analysis. Students will gain confidence in story-telling through music and have fun through this energized and interactive class!  To allow maximum individual attention during class, each class will be limited to 15 performers

Middle School Acting Class – Session  2 & 3
Master Teacher:  Stephen Crisp
Grades 6, 7 & 8
Day/Time: Monday 2:45-3:45
Class location: Middle School Choir Room
Tuition: $135.00 per (8 week session)  NOTE:  This class not offered Session 1 or 3

Course Description: This class the perfect introduction to theatre for the new or intermediate Middle School Performers interested in Acting. Students will explore improvisation, Character building through monologues and scene work.  Building strong characterization will be a solid foundation for future auditioning and performances.  Students focus on Stage movement and script analysis.   Utilizing creative skills though acting allows students to gain a deeper understanding of literature through the English curriculum.   To allow maximum individual attention during class, each class will be limited to 15 performers.

Advanced Study in Television/Film Acting Class- Session 2 & 3
Master Teacher:  Carrie Ellen Zappa/ CEO of Zappa Studios
Grades 6-12
Day/Time:  Tuesday 6:00-7:00 PM
Class location:  High School IHTN Television studio
Tuition:  $135 per (8 week session)  NOTE:  This class not offered Session 1

Course Description:   This class is for students looking to grow in the art of television and on-screen commercial acting.  Carrie Ellen Zappa of Zappa studios has been instrumental in representing her students to casting agents for independent films, television commercials, PSAs, print, voice over work, professional theater company performances and national singing competitions.   This class will include film/commercial acting, working with a television prompter, directing, script writing, camera etiquette and professional dress.

PRIVATE ACTING STUDY
18 Week Sessions
Session 1  August 18 – December 19,   Session 2- January 5 – May 9   Session 3 – May 11 – July 4

Advanced Theatrical Acting
Master Teacher: TBA
Grades 9-12
Day/Time: Flexible
Class location: High School Stage
$28 per 45 minute session or $504 per 18 week session

 Acting for Television & Film
Master Teacher:  Carrie Ellen Zappa/Owner & Talent Agent at Zappa Studios
Grades 3-12
Day/Tim:  Flexible
Class location:  High School Stage
$30 per 30 minute session or $540 per 18 week session

 

DANCE STUDIO

8 Week Sessions
Session 1:  September 1 – November 1  Session 2:  January 5 – March 7  Session 3:  March 9 – May 9

Primary School – K-2  Intro to Dance
Master Teachers: Kristin Bratcher
Grades Kindergarten – 2
Day/Time: Friday 3:40-4:30PM
Class location: Indian Hill Primary School MP Room
Limit (12-15)
Tuition:  $120.00 per (8 week session)  NOTE:  This class starts Friday 9/5

Course Description:  IHPA Academy is dedicated to providing a solid technique foundation in a variety of dance styles such as Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Musical Theatre.   The focus will be on the individual education and growth of each student.  Attendance is strongly encouraged to develop the strength and stamina and to promote quality technique.  Students will gain confidence, learn stage presence and stage energy!

Dress requirements:
Girls:                                                               

  • Tank top or leotard
  • Leggings or Tights
  • Ballet Flats ( Jazz shoes optional)

Primary/Elementary –  Intro to Dance/Hip Hop
Master Teachers: Kristin Bratcher
Grades Primary/Elementary
Day/Time: Saturday 10a-11a
Class location: Indian Hill High School Choir Room
Limit (12-15)
Tuition:  $120.00 per (8 week session)  NOTE:  This class starts Saturday 9/6

Course Description:  IHPA Academy is dedicated to providing a solid technique foundation in a variety of dance styles such as Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Musical Theatre.   The focus will be on the individual education and growth of each student.  Attendance is strongly encouraged to develop the strength and stamina and to promote quality technique.  Students will gain confidence, learn stage presence and stage energy!

Dress requirements:
Girls:                                                               

  • Tank top or leotard
  • Leggings or Tights
  • Ballet Flats ( Jazz shoes optional)

Elementary School – Dance Fever!
Master Teacher:  Miranda Hamilton
Grades 3-5
Day/Time:  Monday 3:40-4:30 PM
Class location:  Indian Hill Elementary School Multipurpose room
Limit (12-15)
Tuition:  $120.00 per (8 week session) NOTE:  This class begins 9/8

Course Description:  IHPA Academy is dedicated to providing a solid technique foundation in a variety of dance styles such as Hip Hop.   The focus will be on the individual education and growth of each student.  Students explore the explosive physicality and percussive rhythms of today’s popular dance style. The class offers a great workout and channeling of energy while giving students confidence and a greater awareness of the body in motion, movement patterning and discipline.  Attendance is strongly encouraged to develop the strength and stamina and to promote quality technique.  Students will gain confidence, learn stage presence and stage energy!  For young dancers and first time dancers.

Dress requirements:
Girls:                                                               

  • Tank top or leotard
  • Leggings or Tights
  • Ballet Flats ( Jazz shoes optional)

Boys:                                                                         

  • Tank top or T-shirt
  • Shorts/Sweat pants
  • Tennis Shoes

Middle School – Dance Fever!
Master Teacher: Kristin Bratcher
Grades 6-8
Day/Time: Wednesday 2:45-3:45 PM
Class location: Indian Hill Middle School Multipurpose Room

Tuition:  $120.00 per (8 week session)  NOTE:  This class begins 9/3

Course Description:  IHPA Academy is dedicated to providing a solid technique foundation in a variety of dance styles such as Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Musical Theatre.   The focus will be on the individual education and growth of each student.  Attendance is strongly encouraged to develop the strength and stamina and to promote quality technique.  Students will gain confidence, learn stage presence and stage energy!  With Hip-Hop, students will explore the explosive physicality and percussive rhythms of today’s popular dance style.  Channeling of energy while students gain confidence and greater awareness of the body in motion, movement patterning and discipline.  Students will focus on preparing for auditions and becoming stronger dance performers.

High School – Musical Theatre Dance & Ballet Foundations
Master Teacher:  Kristin Bratcher
Grades 9-12
Day/Time:   Saturday 11:00-12:00 PM
Class location:  Indian Hill High School Choir room
Limit (12-15)
Tuition: $120.00 (8 week session)

Course Description:  IHPA Academy is dedicated to providing a solid technique foundation in a variety of dance styles such as Ballet, Tap and Partner Dancing.   The focus will be on the individual education and growth of each student.  Students will work on becoming better performers for dance auditions and preparing for performances.    Attendance is strongly encouraged to develop the strength and stamina and to promote quality technique.  Students will gain confidence, learn stage presence and stage energy!  For teens who need to grow as dancers.

 

 

 

 

VOCAL PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO

Note that private instruction sessions have been increased to 18 week session (except Session 3 is 8 weeks).
Session 1:  August 18 – December 19, Session 2:  January 5 – May 9, Session 3:  May 11 – July 4

Private Voice/Musical Theatre Coaching
Master Teacher:  Xan Jeffery
Grades 6-12
Day/Time: Flexible convenient time for students
Class location: Indian Hill High School RM 254
Tuition: $30.00 ½ hour lesson (18 Week Session)

Private Voice/Musical Theatre Coaching
Master Teacher:  Kimberly Buczek
Grades 6-12
Day/Time: Flexible convenient time for students
Class location: Indian Hill High School RM 254
Tuition: $30.00 ½ hour lesson (18 Week Session)

Private Voice/Musical Theatre Coaching
Master Teacher:  Jilian McGreen
Grades 6-12
Day/Time:  Monday & Tuesday 2:45-4:30/ Flexible convenient time for students
Class location: Indian Hill High School & Middle School
Tuition:  $25.oo ½ hour lesson (18 Week Session)

Private Voice/Musical Theatre Coaching
Master Teacher:  Hillary Grobe
Grade 6-12
Day/Time:  Monday & Wednesday 2:45-4:30/Flexible convenient time for students
Class location:  Indian Hill High School & Middle School
Tuition:  $25 1/2 hour lesson (18 Week Session)

 

Private Voice/Musical Theatre Coaching
Master Teacher:  Jonathan Cooper
Grades 6-12
Day/Time: Tuesday through Thursday/ Convenient time for students
Class location: Indian Hill High School RM 254/ HS Choir Room/MS Choir room
Tuition: $25.00 ½ hour lesson (18 Week Session)

Private Voice/Musical Theatre Coaching
Master Teacher:  Stephen Mark Crisp
Grades 6-12
Day/Time: Flexible convenient time for students
Class location: Indian Hill High School RM 254
Tuition: $25.00 ½ hour lesson (18 Week Session)

 

 


 

INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO

Note that private instruction sessions have been increased to 18 week session (except Session 3 is 8 weeks).
Session 1:  August 18 – December 19, Session 2:  January 5 – May 9, Session 3:  May 11 – July 4

Private Beginner Piano
Master Teacher:  Tyler Graves
Grades 3-12
Day/Time:  Convenient time for students
Class location: Indian Hill Elementary, Middle and High School
Tuition: $25.00 ½ hour lesson (18 Week Session)

Beginner Piano
Master Teacher:  Stephen Mark Crisp
Grades 6-12
Day/Time: Flexible convenient time for students
Class location: Indian Hill High School Orchestra Room
Tuition: $25.00 ½ hour lesson (18 Week Session)

Beginner/Advanced Piano
Master Teacher:  TBD
Day/Time: Flexible convenient time for students
Class location: Indian Hill High School
Tuition: $25.00 1/2 hour lesson (18 Week Session)

Brass Instrument- Beginner and Advanced Trumpet, Beginner Brass /Private and small group instruction
Master Teacher:  Tyler Graves
Grades 5-12
Day/Time:  Flexible convenient time for students
Class location:  Indian Hill Middle/High School
Tuition:  $25.00 ½ hour lesson   $25.00 per hour small group lesson (3-4 per group.)

Brass Instrument- Beginner and Advanced Trombone, beginner brass/Private and small group instruction
Master Teacher  Richard Miller Wimmer
Grades 5-12
Day/Time:  flexible convenient time for students
Class location:  Indian Hill Middle/High School
Tuition: $25.00 ½ hour lesson (13 Week Session)  $25.00 per hour small group lesson (13 week) 3-4 per group.

Guitar Instrument- Beginner and Advanced
Master Teacher Richard Miller Wimmer
Grades 5-12
Day/Time:  Flexible

 

ONE DAY WORKSHOPS:  SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST SERIES

Television/Film Acting and Stand UP Comedy! 
Master Teachers:  Carrie Ellen-Zappa and Steve Camineti
Grades 6-12
Day/Time:  January 18  3:00-6:00 PM
Class location:  Indian Hill High School Auditorium
Tuition:  $20 per student

IHPAA Professional Actor Series featuring Bruce Cromer
Grades 6-12
Day/Time:  April 12  10:00AM-12:00PM
Class location:  Indian Hill High School Auditorium
Tuition:  $10.00

Dates & Times to Come: 

Puppetry Workshop
Master Teacher:  TBA
Grades 3-5
Day/Time:  TBA
Class location:  TBA
Tuition:  $60.00 (4 week session)

METHOD TO MUSICAL THEATRE

Master Teachers:  Daniel Mao and Xan Jeffery
Grades 7-12
Day/Time: Coming Soon!
Class Location- Indian Hill High School Choir room

PUPPETRY
Master Teacher:  Keri Gibson (Gigglebox Theatre)
Grades 7-12
Day/Time: Coming Soon!
Class location: Indian Hill High School Auditorium

PUPPETRY
Master Teacher:  Mel Hatch (Mad Cap Puppetry)
Grades 2-5
Day/Time: Coming soon!
Class location: Indian Hill High School Auditorium

TECHNICAL DESIGN- Paint the stage with lighting!
Master Teacher:  IHHS Technical Director, Kyle Himsworth
Grades 6-12
Day/time: Coming soon!
Class location: Indian Hill High School Auditorium

SHAKESPEARE
Master Teacher:
Grades 2-5, 6-8,
Day/Time: Coming soon!
Class location: Indian Hill High School Auditorium