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September 2014


Waukesha Civic Theatre Teaches How to Act!

February 21, 2014 – Hartford, WI – The Schauer Community School of the Arts announces acting class offerings with the Academy at Civic Theatre (ACT), the educational arm of the Waukesha Civic Theatre (WCT). The Schauer Center has partnered with WCT to offer classes in improvisation, character development, play writing, audition technique, and scene work for ages 6 to 18.

The instructor for the classes is Doug Jarecki, the Education and Outreach Administrator for the Waukesha Civic Theatre. In addition to his role in the WCT, Doug is a screen and stage actor in Milwaukee who has performed with the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre, Next Act, In Tandem, and Danceworks. You may have seen Doug on the television starring in commercials for Mill’s Fleet Farm.

All classes are held on Tuesday evenings and runs from April 1 – May 13 with no class on April 22.

Create a Play (Ages 6-8) from 4:30-5:20 pm
Memorize and perform an original script featuring a made up character.

Incredible Improv (Ages 9-13) from 5:30-6:20 pm or (Ages 14-18) from 6:30-7:20 pm
Learn the hilarious art of improvisation through fun games and outrageous scenes. Students will develop and strengthen their self-confidence, communication, and social skills.

Audition Technique (Ages 14-18) from 7:30-8:20 pm
Learn everything from the basics of audition etiquette to monologue selection and the different types of auditions. Students will memorize and perform a short monologue for the final class.

To register for classes or request a brochure, contact the Schauer Center by phone at 262-670-0560, ext. 4 or in person, Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm, at 147 N. Rural Street in Hartford. For a complete list of classes and descriptions, or to register online, visit Financial aid and payment plan options are available for those who qualify. The Schauer Community School of the Arts offers year-round program in music, dance, theater, and visual arts classes for students of all ages, levels, and visions.


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