CHILDREN AND ADULT CLASSES – Beginner to Intermediate
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$120 - 4 classes 1x per week plus ($45 Registration)
Private lessons available
Drama & Creative Acting CALL to schedule
This studio based class will be full of thrill and excitement. Creative acting is all about expressing ideas, portraying characters in theatre, film, television, and other performing arts media. With this class, we will focus on the fundamentals of acting, introduction to voice diction, movement, blocking, improvisation, ad-libs, personality, and the creative process. Our goal is to help build and develop aspiring actors while having a fun experience.
(AGES 8yrs – 12yrs)
(Older teens - Adult)
Acting & Authenticity 101 CALL to schedule
This studio-based class examines the concept of “building a character” and pushes towards performing arts. Throughout this seminar aspiring actors will learn how to successfully execute multiple techniques when acting while considering their environment along with learning memorization concepts. We will also take a key look into stage presence, script analysis, audition technique, emotional facility, comfortability, public speaking, commercial acting, theatrical acting, and film. This class will also focus on building confidence, motivation, and drive.
(Older teens - Adult)
Private Lessons- CALL to schedule
Private lessons will be offered to individuals seeking to increase their performance on a one-on-one level with the acting instructor. Lessons are created and tailored to the client’s personal needs with levels on completion. Private lessons are appointment only Monday – Saturday.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Chyna Francis, a young enthusiast ready to make an impact on our community and inspire individuals seeking realms in performing arts. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Francis began her acting career at the age of 6 where she made her first debut, in the "Wizard of Oz" at a local theater. Since then, Francis has starred in numerous plays, musicals, commercials, dance competitions, fashion shows, movies, short films, music videos, and web series! Not only does Francis like to be in the spot light, she is also a hard worker behind the scenes. Francis is the Founder and current President of the Aspiring Stars Organization located at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Aspiring Stars is a non-profit organization dedicated to the broadcasting of all their members unique talents through live performances and filmed productions. Here Francis gives college students the power to still engage in performing arts and develop their craft. At Black Box Music and Arts Studio, Francis, plans on taking her students to the next level with active engagement, lesson plans, and hands on experiences that will set students up for success.
SNAP SHOT -- THEATRE CAMP SUMMER 2017
Highlights from 2017 Summer Musical Theatre camp. Cast learned how to prepare for a monologue, studied samples
of 50's musicals, experienced vocal warm ups, script study, choreographed dance and song.
"Shake Rattle and Rock”, written and directed by Delani Chambers, stage direction and vocal coach Christian Toler
was performed at the end of the session before an audience of family and friends.