Totally Trollwood Academy
Totally Trollwood Academy
This is a program designed for middle school students!
Morning or afternoon sessions teach young performing arts enthusiasts the basic skills of acting, musical theatre, vocal performance, and dance/movement. Each daily session includes a one hour class in three areas of study: acting, musical theatre, and dance. Participants are also eligible for beginning level Trollwood Academy elective classes opposite their selected Totally Trollwood Academy session. No auditions required.
Ages: 11–14 (as of August 31, 2017)
Dates: June 5 – June 28, 2017 | Monday–Friday
Orientation: Both morning and afternoon Totally Trollwood Academy students will meet Monday, June 5, 8:30-10:20am. Classes begin after orientation. Trollwood Performing Arts School at Bluestem. Attendance is required.
Morning Session, 8:30–11:50 am and optional afternoon electives from 1:00–4:10 pm.
Afternoon Session, 1:00–4:20 pm and optional morning electives from 8:50 am–12:00 pm.
Location: Trollwood Performing Arts School at Bluestem
Performance: Sun Celebration, Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 19, 2017. NOTE: Registration remains open after this deadline. However, a $25 late fee will be assessed.
Fees: See Program Fees for 2017 fee structure.
Bus Transportation: During the month of June, Trollwood will offer bus transportation to Trollwood Performing Arts School from various pickup points in Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead and back again. Routes will run prior to 8:20 am and again after 4:30 pm, allowing you to participate in a full day of programming at Trollwood.
For just $85.00, you may ride the bus both ways, only one way, or switch it up from day to day! Routes will operate from June 5 – June 28, 2017. Refer to Student Services or the registration form for schedule/locations.
Totally Trollwood sessions consist of the following core classes:
Find your “inner actor” and gain confidence onstage. This class will include fun and creative acting games and an introduction to acting techniques.
Learn to sing like a Broadway star! Through this introductory course you will learn the basics of singing, how to act a song, and beginning movement and choreography — you’ll be on your way! Students will learn solos, duets and work as an ensemble, singing and dancing to Broadway’s best songs!
Dance Shake Down
A class designed to introduce young students to the basic principles of dance. Simple ballet vocabulary— including barre and center work—and across-the-floor modern and jazz sequences are used to explore the common themes of alignment, coordination, strength, flexibility, balance, energy and musicality present in all forms of dance. Will include a sampling of Jazz/Hip-Hop, Modern, and Ballet.
If you participated in last year’s program, we encourage you to continue your training by signing up again. Class content changes each year.
Add Trollwood Academy Electives
Totally Trollwood Academy students are encouraged to add Trollwood Academy electives to heighten their summer arts experience! If you are a morning Totally Trollwood Academy student, you may choose from a selection of afternoon, beginning level Trollwood Academy classes. If you are an afternoon Totally Trollwood Academy student, you may choose from the morning, beginning level courses. Taught by professionals from around the nation, these classes offer opportunities to explore all areas of the arts. Add a couple classes and spend your day with us training at Trollwood!