When you enroll more than one family member or in more than one class, ENTER COUPON CODE 10MULTI to receive 10% off all tuitions!

Note: Discount applies to the 2nd or more smaller tuition classes/camps. Discount applies to multiple enrollments, not multiple family members in one family fun package class.

Education

All classes and camps will be held at the Vicksburg Community Center.

101 S. Main Street

Vicksburg, MI 49097

Saturday Skills!

Build your Performing Arts skills in these technique based classes that fuse the performing arts with academics and character building training.

SESSION 3: RELEASE YOUR INNER STRENGTH

Students in this session will discover their mental, physical, and emotional strength while fine tuning their performing arts techniques.

Saturdays: January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8

Strengthening your Acting Core

Ages 7-14

9:00-10:20am | Voice and Movement | $50

January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8

Project! Stand Strong! Students will learn various training methods to strengthen their speaking and physical acting strength while developing an awareness to their own abilities. These techniques are based upon training found in Greek theatre, martial arts, dance and vocal singing. Join this class for lessons in acting, projection, confidence, strength, pride, self-control, stamina, and determination.

Informal Performance: February 8 at 10:00am


Tone Up your Technique

Ages 7-14

10:30-11:50am | Ballet and Jazz Dance | $50

January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8

Plié, Pirouette, Passé. Dancers will enhance their ballet and jazz technique commonly found in musical theatre focusing on stretches, jumps, kicks, and turns all while dancing to empowering musical theatre songs. Join this class for lessons in ballet, jazz, stamina, core strength, flexibility, confidence, courage, self-control, balance, and determination.

Informal Performance: February 8 at 11:30am


Flex your Musical Muscles

Ages 4-7

12:00-12:50pm | Musical Theatre | $35

January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8

Acting, Singing, and Dancing! Students will empower themselves through song and dance learning to sing and dance to “Hard Knock Life” from Annie and “Hero is My Middle Name” to Spongebob Squarepants, the Musical. Join this class for lessons in singing, dancing, confidence, pride, strength, determination, stamina, and self-control.

Informal Performance: February 8 at 12:30pm


SESSION 4: TALE AS OLD AS TIME

Students in this session will explore fairy and folk tale stories and characters.

Saturdays: February 15, 22, 29, March 14, 21

Scene to Song Tales

Ages 7-14

9:00-10:20am | Musical Theatre | $50

February 15, 22, 29, March 14, 21

Transitions! Transitions! Transitions! Students will build their musical theatre skills studying musicals based upon Fairy Tales. Musicals such as Into the Woods, Peter Pan, and Beauty and the Beast will be a few of the many studied as students practice the art of dialogue and transitioning from scene to song. Join this class for lessons in acting, singing, staging, fairy tales, literature, empathy, and collaboration.

Informal Performance: March 21 at 10:00am


Stock Up your Improv

Ages 7-14

10:30-11:50am | Improvisation | $50

February 15, 22, 29, March 14, 21

What does the “Miser”, “Braggart”, and the “Trickster” have in common? They are all characters found in comedic theatre from Ancient Greece to today’s cartoons! Learn about these stock character through the art of improvisation or making it up on the spot. Join this class for lessons in theatre history, improvisation, creativity, risk taking, literature, empathy, humor, generosity and pride.

Informal Performance: March 21 at 11:30am


Traveling Folk

Ages 4-7

12:00-12:50pm | Scene Study | $35

February 15, 22, 29, March 14, 21

Oral traditions on the page to the stage! In this introduction to scene work, students will build reading fluency while acting out folk tale plays from around the world. Join this class for lessons in acting, reading, literature, cultural appreciation, creativity, empathy, and confidence.

Informal Performance: March 21 at 12:30pm


SESSION 5: WILD ABOUT THEATRE

Students in this session will use animals and the natural world as inspiration for their creations.

Saturdays: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16

Movement Zoo

Ages 7-14

9:00-10:20am | Pantomime and Playwriting | $50

April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16

Let’s get physical! Whether it’s through Physical Comedy or the art of Pantomime, students will explore how to act a story using only physical movement and sound effects. Then, students will create a pantomime story about animals coming to life. Join this class for lessons in physical acting, pantomime, humor, storytelling, sound effects, animals, improvisation, generosity, playwriting, and plot.

Informal Performance: May 16 at 10:00am


Motivate your Animal Movements

Ages 7-14

10:30-11:50am | Dance and Acting | $50

April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16

What’s my motivation? This dance class provides an opportunity for students to explore how their movements are connected to their acting. Students will learn choreography to Disney’s The Lion King and Cats as they connect with their inner animal in this dance and acting class. Join this class for lessons in dance, acting, empathy, analysis, improvisation, and animals.

Informal Performance: May 16 at 11:30am


Wild about Costumes

Ages 4-7

12:00-12:50pm | Costume Design and Playwriting | $35

April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16

Dress up time! Students will design and use animal costumes to inspire original characters, which will come together in one story created by them! Join this class for lessons in costumes, technical theatre, writing, storytelling, character development, acting, plot, and animals.

Informal Performance: May 16 at 12:30pm


Show in a Week Camp!

Join us for one of these one week camps where we will learn, prepare and perform a production in one week!

Let's All Sing Novelty Songs!

WINTER BREAK: December 30, 2019 - January 3, 2020

Ages 7-14

8:45am-4:15pm | Musical Theatre Camp | $180

Let's all sing, just for the fun of it! Here's a winning collection of 12 fun favorites packed with singable melodies and entertaining lyrics perfect for the young AND the young-at-heart. You're never too old for a little Hello Mudduh Hello Fadduh; How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?; Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini; I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover; Mairzy Doats; Monster Mash; On Top of Spaghetti; Purple People Eater; Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious; Three Little Fishies; Yakety Yak and Yellow Submarine. In addition, students will write their OWN novelty song! Join this camp for lessons in humor, music, dance, music history, creativity, and music composition.

Participants receive a Prism Performing Arts T-Shirt!

Extended Morning Care: 7:45-8:45am for $25

Extended Afternoon Care 4:15-5:15pm for $25

Performance on Friday, January 3 at 4:15pm

Squirrel Girl Goes to College

SPRING BREAK: April 6 - April 10, 2020

Ages 7-14

8:45am-4:15pm | Theatre Camp | $180

Doreen Green secretly possesses the powers of a squirrel… and the powers of a girl! She uses her amazing abilities to fight crime and to be as awesome as possible! You know her as the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl! Doreen arrives at Empire State University to make new friends – and protect them from super villains – by keeping her super hero identity a secret. But when a beloved computer science professor suddenly disappears, can Doreen trust her friends with her inner squirrel so she can save the day? Join this camp for lessons in acting, comic books, empathy, bravery, embracing our uniqueness, friendship and growing up.

Participants receive a Prism Performing Arts T-Shirt!

Extended Morning Care: 7:45-8:45am for $25

Extended Afternoon Care 4:15-5:15pm for $25

Performance on Friday, April 10 at 4:15pm

Friday Fundays!

Does your school have a day off? Half day? Or perhaps you have school, but want to join us for a few hours of after school fun?

While building upon their performing arts skills, students will also have time to explore the theme of the day through play! There will be both self-guided and instructor led activities both in small groups and together as one group. Small group division will be based upon interest, age and/or abilities. Friday Fundays are set-up as an open house, students can be dropped off or picked up depending upon parent/guardian/school schedules. Lunch break will take place from 11:30am-12:30pm every day. Depending upon arrival and departure time, students will need to bring their own lunch and snacks.

COST: $30 for four hours or less; $60 for 5-10 hours

Each Friday Funday will take place from 7:30am-5:30pm, open house times*

*Upon registration, guardians will select a drop off and pick up time and are expected to keep within a 15 minute before or after window of these times.

January 24: Passport to Fun

Ages 4-14

7:30am-5:30pm | Friday Funday!* | $30/$60

Students will learn songs, dances, games, create crafts and experience activities to appreciate cultures around the world! Have an international excursion in a day on this special Friday.

*See Friday Funday section above for more information.


February 7: Bored without Boards

Ages 4-14

7:30am-5:30pm | Friday Funday!* | $30/$60

Board game lovers join as we sing the “Hymn to Chess” from the Chess, the Musical. Students will even design and create their own board game.

*See Friday Funday section above for more information.


February 14: Chocaholics Unite!

Ages 4-14

7:30am-5:30pm | Friday Funday!* | $30/$60

Learning the music and dance to “Pure Imagination” from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory while acting out scenes from Roald Dahl’s timeless tale, students will explore the science of chocolate, create their own chocolates and play candy themed activities.

*See Friday Funday section above for more information.


February 28: Build it Up

Ages 4-14

7:30am-5:30pm | Friday Funday!* | $30/$60

Students will learn a song and dance to “Everything is AWESOME!” from the LEGO movie and enjoy creating with LEGOS, MegaBlocks, and more!

*See Friday Funday section above for more information.


April 3: Spies Like Us

Ages 4-14

7:30am-5:30pm | Friday Funday!* | $30/$60

Singing and dancing to “Secret Agent Man” by Johnny Rivers, students will explore their inner spy through various activities from decoding riddles to creating their own invisible ink.

*See Friday Funday section above for more information.


May 1: Green for 50!

Ages 4-14

7:30am-5:30pm | Friday Funday!* | $30/$60

April 22, 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! We will celebrate it a week later with this Funday dedicated to learning new ways to celebrate, protect, and nurture the earth.

*See Friday Funday section above for more information.


May 8: Artistic Athletes

Ages 4-14

7:30am-5:30pm | Friday Funday!* | $30/$60

While playing various sporting games, students will grow their performing arts skills in this Sports themed funday and learn the song and movement to “T-E-A-M” from You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

*See Friday Funday section above for more information.


Family Fun and Master Classes!

These one day/night only classes are geared toward the whole family or just Ages 14-Adult.

November 29: We Gather to Paint!

ALL AGES!

5:30-8:30pm | Family Fun | $30 for 1-2 family members; $50 for 3-4 family members; $75 for 5 or more family members - same household.

The family that paints together, stays together! Learn various painting techniques used in scenic design in this fun one night class. Then apply these techniques to create your own art work together as a family! This class includes a FREE Pizza Dinner for every member of the family, served during class time.

January 4: Music Literacy!

ALL AGES!

9:00-11:30am | Family Fun | $25 for 1-2 family members; $45 for 3-4 family members; $70 for 5 or more family members - same household.

Become your own Von Trapp Family! Do you sing in choir or perform in musical theatre and fake your way through reading those notes? Ever wanted to learn how to read music? Or perhaps you want to teach your children how, but don't know where to begin? Join us for this fun celebration of music and learn the basics in music notation! Then apply your new skills as everyone learns the song "Do-Re-Mi" from The Sound of Music.


March 28: Musical Theatre Family!

ALL AGES!

9:00-11:30am | Family Fun | $25 for 1-2 family members; $45 for 3-4 family members; $70 for 5 or more family members - same household.

Get the family together and learn a song and dance. Using the song, "When You're an Addams" from The Addams Family Musical, all participants will learn the vocals and dance to this song. All ages, skills and abilities can come and learn this fun number while enhancing their singing and dancing musical theatre skills.


May 23: Auditioning Techniques

Ages 14-Adult

9:00-11:30am | Teen and Adult | $20

The Musical Theatre job interview: Auditioning! Learn how to present the best version of yourself in this auditioning techniques master class. Participants are encouraged to bring in a monologue and 1-2 audition songs to rehearse and perfect as we discuss the clothes, conversations, and choices that make for a strong audition.


When you enroll more than one family member or in more than one class, ENTER COUPON CODE 10MULTI to receive 10% off all tuitions!

Note: Discount applies to the 2nd or more smaller tuition classes/camps. Discount applies to multiple enrollments, not multiple family members in one family fun package class.

Scholarship application available upon request.

PPA Policies and Emergency Form.pdf

PPA Policies & Procedures, Emergency Contact Form

Print and submit via email or bring to first day of class.

Fall19-Spr20 PRISM Catalog.pdf

Fall 2019-

Spring 2020

Catalog