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PPC ELITE DATES, CLASS LISTS, SCHEDULE, STRUCTURE, LINKS, ETC.

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SCHEDULE: Monday, 5/6 (Matilda littles not called)
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT:
ARRIVE LATE:
Nowlin 5:30-7:30 p.m ALL Elite and A and B Company Where is the Love
Nowlin 7:30- 9:00 p.m. All Elite Boys Elevation
ZPACC 7:30-9:00 p.m. All Elite Girls
SCHEDULE: Saturday, 5/11 (Matilda in and out)
LOCATION TIME WHO WHAT
Nowlin 10:00-10:45 a.m. ALL Sunday Clothes
Nowlin 10:45- 11;45 a.m. ALL Sunday Finest
Nowlin 11:45-1:45 p.m. ALL Stop and Start
Nowlin 1:45-2:45 p.m. LUNCH
Nowlin 2:45-7:00 p.m. ALL Stop and Start
SCHEDULE: Sunday, 5/12 (Matilda Litte’s not called)
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT: MATILDA Litlle cast
ARRIVE LATE:
LEAVE EARLY:
Topfer 6:30-7:30 p.m. A and B Company Spacing
7:30-9:30 p.m. All Elite (A and B Company dismissed) Spacing
SCHEDULE: Monday, 5/13 (Matilda Little’s not called)
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT: Matilda Littles, Noah
ARRIVE LATE:
LEAVE EARLY:
Topfer 5-10 p.m. All Elite TECH
Topfer 5-10 p.m. All Elite TECH
SCHEDULE: Tuesday, 5/14 (Matilda Little’s not called)
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT:
ARRIVE LATE:
LEAVE EARLY:
Topfer 5-10 p.m. All TECH
SCHEDULE: Wednesday, 5/15
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT:
ARRIVE LATE:
LEAVE EARLY:
Topfer 5-10 p.m. ALL TECH
SCHEDULE: Thursday, 5/16
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT:
ARRIVE LATE: Owen (8:00 p.m.)
LEAVE EARLY:
Topfer 5-10 p.m. ALL TECH
SCHEDULE: Friday, 5/17 INVITED DRESS
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT: Anderson
ARRIVE LATE:
LEAVE EARLY:
Topfer 5-10 p.m. ALL Invited Dress
Saturday, 5/18 Preview
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT:
ARRIVE LATE:
LEAVE EARLY:
Topfer 12:30 p.m. ALL Preview
Saturday, 5/18 OPENING
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT:
Topfer 5:30 p.m. ALL OPENING
Sunday, 5/19
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES:
OUT:
Topfer 12:00 p.m. ALL Performance
5/23/2019 TBA Performance or pick up Rehearsal
LOCATION TIME WHO WHAT
Topfer TBA ALL TBA Performance
Saturday, 5/25
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES: Alexa in for Anderson
OUT: Anderson
LOCATION TIME WHO WHAT
Topfer 12:00 p.m. ALL Performance
Saturday, 5/25
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES: Helena in for Camryn / Alexa in for Anderson
OUT: Camryn and Anderson
LOCATION TIME WHO WHAT
Topfer 5:00 p.m. ALL Performance
Sunday, 5/26
CONFLICTS / CREW SUBS / UNDERSTUDIES: Alexa in for Anderson
OUT: Anderson and Zoe
LOCATION TIME WHO WHAT
Topfer 12:00 p.m. ALL Performance

PRIVATE LESSONS
We have an excellent team at ZACH and I want to make sure that everyone has access to private lessons if needed.  Please let the teachers know that you are a member of PPC and that we referred their services. 
VOICE: 
  • Josh Wechsler | Josh has an online booking site. He typically works with ages 14 and up. CLICK HERE to book with Josh.
  • Paul Sanchez | You have probably seen Paul in A Christmas Carol singing “Oh Holy Night” Paul is classically trained and is a wonderful voice teacher. Four-  30 min lessons for $120, Four- 1 hr lessons for $200, Four- 45 min lessons for $175. Paul is available Monday through Friday 1 pm to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday from 3 pm to 7 pm. Contact Paul: psvoicelessons@gmail.com
  • Michelle Hache | Classical, Contemporary and Musical Theatre | Michelle has her private studio up North, but is available to take on a few PPC kids. She is a big Texter, so feel free to reach out to her via text. | (917) 445-6608
  • Angela Irving | Please contact Josh for her information
ACTING COACHING: 
Ask Jen for more names! We have a tone of great acting teachers!
  • Nat Miller| Acting coaching and he is awesome about working honesty in your work | nmiller@zachtheatre.org
  • Jen Mahlstedt | Help select material and also work on monologues and Acting technique.
  • Kate Shaw Nappi | Kate specializes in Shakespeare and can help with monologue coaching. | kshaw@zachtheatre.org
  • Abe Reybold | Amazing at acting coaching! areyblod@zachtheatre.org
DANCE:
  • Jen  | MT, Jazz, Conditioning, Choreography | muscle and structural alignment and strength, technique in turns and jumps, combination sequencing and performance. | jyoung@zachtheatre.org
  • Ian Bethany | Ballet!! I recommend him for ALL boys! | ianj.bethany@gmail.com
  • Marianne Hakanson | Contemporary. If you can get in with Mrs. Marianne, she will push you and make you an amazing dancer! She is up North at M.A. Dance Project.
  • Matthew Shields | Advanced Tap | hyperfeet.matt@gmail.com
  • Karly Powell Lewis | Jazz and Contemporary technique focus | karlyfaye@gmail.com
  • Josh Sallerson | Jazz and Contemporary |  jsallersondance@gmail.com
  • Andrea Torres | Tap and Jazz | aptorres14@gmail.com
PIANO:
  •  Tracy Loftsgaarden| Brush up on your music fundamentals or learn piano. This skill is INVALUABLE in this business! Tracy is amazing and has a wonderful studio! pnodva88@gmail.com

ZACH ACADEMIC PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY (ACADEMY) INFORMATION

The ZACH Academic Performing Arts Academy (ZACH ACADEMY) is a well-rounded training program that offers our students an Academic Curriculum in addition to Performing Arts classes on ZACH Theatre’s Main Campus.

In partnership with virtual schools, such as iUniversity Prep, we can offer an academic and artistic program that can exceed national standards of excellence. Students now have the opportunity to have affordable private education that allows more time for training, creative projects, professional opportunities, and travel. This results in a flexible academic model for students to compete at an elite artistic and academic level. iUniversity graduates have been accepted into America’s foremost colleges including Harvard, Yale and Juilliard

2018-19 School Year
6th-12th Grade
ZACH MAIN Campus
$5,500 Tuition for the school year

AUDITIONS

An Audition is required for new students. Please email jyoung@zachtheatre.org for more information about the audition process. Current PPC students are exempt from 2018-19 auditions.

ZACH ACADEMY ACADEMIC COACH

Students are supervised and guided by a ZACH Academic Coach from 9:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Monday- Thursday. The Academic Coach  provides students with support and guidance through their learning.

SCHEDULE

Monday through Thursday 9:00 am- 4 pm on ZACH Campus for Academics and Performing Arts classes. Fridays being a flex day, are reserved for master classes, rehearsals, and workshops from 2-4 p.m. Fridays are also open for private instruction.

Learn more today about ZACH ACADEMY for your young artist. To schedule a private tour please email jyoung@zachtheatre.org.

Space is extremely limited.

What Performing Arts Classes do we Offer?

  • Acting | 1 hour
  • Jazz Technique | 1.5 Hours
  • Choreography Workshop | 1 hour
  • Theater Jazz | 1 hour
  • Power Yoga | 1 hour
  • Advanced Piano | 1 hour
  • Beginning Piano (second semester) | 1 hour
  • Musical Ensemble | 1 hour
  • Commercial Jazz | 1 hour
  • Tumbling | 1 hour
  • Tap | 1 hour

Is it possible for me to enroll in the second semester? 

Yes, it is. You must contact Jen Young: jyoung@zachtheatre.org . You will need to submit a video audition, and also apply for a virtual school system. 


EXPECTED ELITE BEHAVIOR
• Please be kind and respectful to your teachers and peers
• Use your manners with Directors, Guest Directors, Parents, etc.
No Cell phones allowed in rehearsal. You will get two warnings
• Do not lie down or sit when we are working in class
• Take initiative and help others
• Work hard and stay focused
• Communicate when you have a concern
• Please do not talk or give suggestions in rehearsal
• Be leaders with the younger PPC groups
• Please keep talking to a minimum and only at appropriate times
• There is no talking at all when rehearsing with a guest artist
• The only people who are allowed to give notes are the Directors, Dance Captains and Section Leaders

Performance Features: are given to students that work really hard, show kindness and respect to their peers, and are consistent with their training. When selecting featured students, we consider upperclassmen first.


DROP OFF | ARRIVAL
• It is always safe to meet in the Whisenhunt building. There will be Main Stage rehearsals in the NOWLIN, so please check your email and the Facebook group to know which studio to go to.


COMMUNICATION
• Email is the best for Jen! jyoung@zachtheatre.org
• jwechsler@zachtheatre.org
• Join facebook group
• Jen DOES NOT check Face book messages that often
• Jen’s Cell- (512) 704-4846
Please come to Jen or Josh with any questions or concerns. We are very open to feedback and appreciate open communication.


PPC CONTRACTS: Due on September 30, 2018
Please note that if a student is in breach of contract, then the student will be dismissed from the Company will not receive a tuition refund.

BREACH OF CONTRACT:

• If you exceed the allotted two unexcused absences/ per semester
• There is a no bullying tolerance. Any bullying or hurtful gossip will be reviewed and student may be dismissed.
• Any gossip about PPC guest artists or teachers is in breach of contract.
• You are expected to work hard and review your material at home. The student will recieve two warnings, after two warnings, we will propose a conference meeting to determine if PPC is the right fit.
• Preparation- You must have all of your materials and follow dress code policy.


 

 

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This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

ZACH Theatre is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization located in Austin, Texas.

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