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Acting & Musical Theater Workshops

Stone Oak Acting Classes

Productions and Workshops are held at Hope Arise UMC

 

26108 Overlook Parkway
San Antonio, Texas  78260
Due to current social distancing requirements, please note that all class sizes will be limited.

 

We are offering both in-person and online workshops!
Private lessons (in-person or on zoom) are available as well.

Virtual and In-Person Acting

Classes & Summer Camps

Spring & Summer 2021

Online Workshops

Creating a Video Audition

May 10th

4-5pm

One time fee of $20.00

Learn tips, tricks, and new skills to present yourself in the best light when creating a video audition

 

Zoom Presentation Skills
Ages 16+
May 13
6:30 – 7:30pm
One-time fee of $20.00
Learn how to present yourself with confidence online!

Register for Online Workshops

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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Sibling Discount- Just pay one registration fee per family.
$ 0.00

Summer 2021 Production Bootcamp

Introduction to Improv

Into the Woods Junior- Summer Production

Announcing our 2021 Summer Production…

Into the Woods Jr!!!!

Participation is open to anyone in 3rd-12th grade- including new grads! Be careful what you wish for, as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical.  Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters — Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch — in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables.
All participants will be required to submit an audition via video for placement purposes. (In-person auditions available by appointment.)Videos and In-person appointment requests can be sent to: kelly@secondactsa.com

Auditions must be submitted by 11:59 pm, June 23rd!

Audition videos and in-person auditions should include:
-Name
-school
-grade
-why you want to be in this production
-1 minute song that best shows off your talent (nothing from Into the Woods, please)
-30 second-1 minute monologue

Rehearsal Schedule:

July 5-9, 1-5 pm

July 12-16, 1-5 pm

July 17* (Saturday rehearsal) 10 am- 1 pm

July 19-22 1-5 pm

July 23: Dress Rehearsal 1-5 pm

Performances

July 23 7 pm

July 24 2 pm and 7 pm

 

Rehearsals and Performances will take place at:

Hope Arise UMC

26108 Overlook Pkwy

San Antonio, TX 78260

 

Participation Fees:

First child: $400

Second child: $325

Third child: $250

Scholarship opportunities for eligible families.  To inquire regarding scholarships, please contact Kelly Lepeska at: 330-354-1587 or by emailing at: kelly@secondactsa.com

 

*We will follow the county’s current guidelines regarding social distancing, mask-wearing, and wellness checks

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In-Person Classes & Camps

Introduction to Improv

Next Step- Triple Threat Summer Camp

New for 2021!!

Hope Arise UMC

26108 Overlook Pkwy, 78260

June 14 – 18, 2021
1pm – 5pm

$150 – Sibling Discounts Available

For students 3rd – 6th Grade

Musical theatre performers will learn acting, vocal, and movement performance techniques to create the ultimate performer, aka, the “triple threat.”

 

Participants will dive into learning characterization, improv, and a short musical to be performed for families and friends on the last day of camp.

*We will follow the county’s current guidelines regarding social distancing, mask-wearing, and wellness checks

Register for This Workshop

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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Introduction to Improv

Theater Explorers

New for 2021!!

Hope Arise UMC

26108 Overlook Pkwy, 78260

June 14 – 18, 2021
9am – Noon

$125 – Sibling Discounts Available

For students Kinder  – 2nd Grade

Does your son or daughter love to pretend?

This moderately structured camp will unlock your child’s creativity and take him/her on a week-long adventure into the imagination! While having fun and making new friends, your child will improve his/her stage presence, vocal projection, learn how to develop a character, collaborate with peers, perform in front of an audience, and of course, use the imagination.

 

There will be a performance for family and friends on the last day of cam

*We will follow the county’s current guidelines regarding social distancing, mask-wearing, and wellness checks

Register for This Workshop

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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Best of Broadway Camp

Best of Broadway Camp

Open to children in grades K-5.

$125/child.  New students also subject to one time registration fee of $25.  (Sibling discount- only one registration per family)

Summer 2021!! July 13 – 17

1 pm- 5 pm

Camp will be held at Hope Arise, UMC

26108 Overlook Parkway

San Antonio, TX 78260

From the page to the stage, students will dive into music, acting, and simple dance techniques from some of the Best Broadway shows!  In this camp, children will learn vocal techniques, such as: phrasing, breathing,  and pitch control.  They will learn simple choreography and characterization. Camp is from 1 pm to 5 pm, July 13-17, with a special performance for friends and family at 4:30 pm on the last day of camp.

Register for This Workshop

You can register more than one child for this workshop. If you’ve never registered before, there is a $25 New Student registration fee.

Sibling Discount: Only pay 1 registration fee per family.

 

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

 

Please make sure you select the number of students and if you’re a 1st time registrant before submitting the form.
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If you're registering more than one kid, please click a selection for each one. It will total below.
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PAST CLASSES AND CAMPS

Most Recent Performance

Elf the Musical

Socially Distant, In-Person Performances

Hope Arise UMC

26108 Overlook Pkwy

San Antonio, TX 78260

December 18th 7:00 pm

December 19th 7:00 pm

December 20th 3:00 pm

 

To purchase a Video-on-Demand Livestream link, click here

Introduction to Improv

Preschool Performers

For Little People with Big Dreams…

New for 2021!!

Hope Arise UMC

26108 Overlook Pkwy, 78260

Thursdays

April 1-May 13, 2021

10:30-11:15 am

$75

For students ages 3-5

Spark confidence through creativity!

Acting class for pre-schoolers?  Absolutely! Through a variety of activities such as story-telling, movement, and dramatic play, students will gain confidence and learn new ways to express themselves. Though this class is not performance based, there will be a special showcase for families on the last day of class.

*We will follow the county’s current guidelines regarding social distancing, mask-wearing, and wellness checks

Register for This Workshop

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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Super Happy Awesome News Production

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Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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Creative Dramatics

Creative Dramatics
Introductory Acting, Singing, and Movement Class for the Young Performer

**Due to San Antonio’s efforts to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, class sizes are limited

$100

Tuesdays, Feb 16, 23, Mar 2, 26, and 23, 2021

5-6 pm

For students in grades K-2

This class is designed for the beginner who loves the continual process of creative imagination. Young performers will enjoy experiences in acting, singing, dancing,  and costumes. Each class will use games and short scenes based on fairytales and popular musicals to help students explore their creative side and become comfortable with simple acting techniques.

 

There will be a special (free) performance for family and friends the last day of class.

Register for This Workshop

You can register more than one child for this workshop. If you’ve never registered before, please fill out a registration form.

Sibling Discount!

 

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

 

Please make sure you select the number of students and if you’re a 1st time registrant before submitting the form.
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$ 0.00

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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Curtains Up!

Curtains Up!
Beginning Acting Technique, Scene Study, and Monologues

Returning February 2021!

 

Hope Arise UMC

26108 Overlook Pkwy, 78260

Tuesdays, February 16, 23, March 2, 16, and 23, 2021

6-7 pm

$125

For students in grades 3-8

 

*There will be a free final showcase performance on for family and friends.
*We will follow the county’s current guidelines regarding social distancing, mask-wearing, and wellness checks

This class is intended for any student who dreams of being on the stage, but has little-to-no experience. 

 

Thinking of becoming a public speaker? This class will help you too!  

 

Students will learn the art of characterization, (bringing a character to life) how to make brave choices with those characters, and discover how to navigate a scene within the mindset of these characters. 

 

Students will also learn basic acting and presentation skills by performing monologues.  There will be a special performance for family and friends during the last day of class.

Register for This Workshop

 

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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Creative Dramatics

Behind the Stage Door
Camp for students entering 6th-8th grades
Summer 2021!!
$115, with a one-time registration fee of $25 for new students.  (Sibling discount- one registration per family)

What happens backstage is just as important as what happens on stage.

This camp features hands-on experience in areas such as costumes, lighting, sound/special effects, stage design, and stage management.  Students will show their skills at the end of camp performance for family and friends.

 

Due to social distancing requirements, enrollment is limited.

Register for This Workshop

You can register more than one child for this workshop. If you’ve never registered before, there is a $25 New Student registration fee.

Sibling Discount: Only pay 1 registration fee per family.

 

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

 

Please make sure you select the number of students and if you’re a 1st time registrant before submitting the form.
A secure payment gateway via PayPal will open to complete payment.
If you're registering more than one kid, please click a selection for each sibling/friend. It will total below.
Sibling Discount- Just pay one registration fee per family.
$ 0.00

Introduction to Improv

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Intro to Improv

Improv for All Skill Levels

New for 2021!!

Hope Arise UMC

26108 Overlook Pkwy, 78260

Thursdays

February 18, 25, March 4, 18, and 28, 2021

5-6 pm

$125

For students in grades 4-10

This is the perfect class for any students who want to hone their improv and comedy skills!

In this new class, students will learn the basic foundations and principles of improv and why it works! Here, students will experience why improvisation is not just about comedy, but a way to speak and act with more freedom, confidence, and positivity, no matter what path they choose in life!

 

There will be a special (free) performance for family and friends the last day of class.

*We will follow the county’s current guidelines regarding social distancing, mask-wearing, and wellness checks

Register for This Workshop

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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“Theater Basics”

January 2021

Online Acting/Speaking Workshop
Tuesdays Jan 5,12,19, and 26 4-5 pm
Workshop for students in 3rd-6th grade
$50
This 4-Day workshop will give beginning students a chance to develop acting fundamentals.  Students will build their theater vocabulary, learn better annunciation, and learn basic improv skills.  At the end of the week, students will give a final performance.  *For students’ privacy and protection, online access will be password protected.

 

“Characterization”
January 2021
Online Workshop for students in 3rd-6th grades with some experience
Thursdays 4-5 pm
January 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2021
$50
This 4-day workshop will dive into the art of characterization.  Students will stretch their imaginations and draw from learned and personal experiences to create believable, vibrant characters. *For students’ privacy and protection, online access will be password protected.

 

“Principles of Voice and Speech” 
Registrations now open for January 2021!
January 9, 16, and 30, 2021
10:30-11:30 am
Saturday Workshops for students ages 3rd-12th grades
$50
Students will learn the basics of breathing, resonance, articulation, projection, and phrasing.  Whether students want to enhance their public speaking abilities or build a foundation for stage acting, students will learn how to apply these skills and become more confident in their speaking abilities. *For students’ privacy and protection, online access will be password protected.

Register for Online Workshops

Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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Payments are processed via a secure PayPal payment gateway. If you have questions, please email kelly@secondactsa.com

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If you're registering more than one kid, please click a selection for each one. It will total below.
If you're registering more than one kid, please click a selection for each one. It will total below.
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