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Youth Theatre Classes ~ September 3 – November 12, 2014

MF Fall 2014Dinah Smith will present an  Acting & Musical Theatre Combo class for students ages 10-14 (with experience or audition only) on Wednesdays from 3:45 – 5:15 p.m.  The series of ten classes will begin on September 3 and run through November 12, 2014.   The last class will include a fun and entertaining Show Case performance for family and friends.  Cost for the series is $200.00.  For more information or to register, please contact Dinah Smith at (858) 354-3241 or at dinahsmith@mac.com .

In class, students will:
~ Explore the Principles of Good Acting
~ Develop Believable Characters
~ Learn Audition Tips & Techniques
~ Create & Perform Scenes and Mini Plays
~ Learn & Perform Songs & Choreography from Broadway Musicals and Movies

 

 

 

Dinah Smith

Dinah Smith

 

Dinah Smith (Teacher / Coach, Choreographer / Director, Actor)
With a BA in Theatre and a Masters in Education, Dinah Smith has been involved in the entertainment industry and Theatre Arts Education as a teacher, director, choreographer, and performer since the 1970’s.

Locally, she was worked with Sierra Stages, LeGacy, Paul Emery, and Sandra Rockman.  Dinah teaches at Bitney Prep, Colfax Elementary, and Yuba River Charter School.

Most recently, Dinah directed the highly acclaimed premier holiday production of Sonja Weissman and The Miracle Play featuring 9 local youth performers.

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Akim Aginksy

Photo by Akim Aginksy

The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities.   The Foundry is a non profit organization, pleased to support the Nevada County theatre community.

To support cultural programming and the preservation of the historic Miners Foundry, please become a member or make a donation today.

Youth Theatre Classes with Dinah Smith ~ Wednesdays ~ April 10 – May 22, 2013

Dinah Smith and the Miners Foundry Cultural Center will present Youth Theatre Classes (ages 9-13) on Wednesdays from April 10 through May 22, 2013.  Two classes will be offered in a series of seven sessions.  Acting for Young Actors will be offered from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. and Musical Theatre: Acting, Singing, Dancingwill be offered from 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.  Cost is $85.00 for one class or $150.00 for both.  For more information and to register, please call (858) 354-3241 or email Dinah at dinahsmith@mac.com .

In both classes, students will explore the Principles of Good Acting and Character Development, play theatre games, and learn audition tips and techniques.  In Acting, students will also work scenes and monologues, create and perform improve scenes from fairy tales, cartoons and stories, and develop mini plays from classic tales and poetry.  In Musical Theatre, students will also learn and perform songs and choreography from Broadway Musicals and movies.  The last class will include a fun and entertaining Showcase for family and friends.

Dinah Smith

Dinah Smith (Teacher / Coach, Choreographer / Director, Actor)
With a BA in Theatre and a Masters in Elementary Education, Dinah has been involved in the entertainment industry since early 1970 as a teacher, director, choreographer, and performer.  Locally, she was choreographer and stage manager for the highly-acclaimed production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to The Forum in summer of 2011 and for Paul Emery’s production of Our Town in the fall of 2012.  She has appeared in Legacy’s productions of A Christmas Story as Miss Shields in 2011 and most recently as Miss Adams in Miracle on 34th Street.  She teachers at Center Stage Dance and directed Tom Sawyer and 12th Night at Yuba River Charter School.

 

 

The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities.   The Foundry is a non profit organization.

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