Journey Theater Classes: Tualatin Valley

Class sessions begin in September, January and late March or early April. Class information will be posted four to five weeks before each session.

Fall 2017 Session Information

Location: Westside: A Jesus Church, 10500 SW Nimbus Ave, Portland

Day/Time: Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Dates:  September 14 – November 16, 2017

Showcase:  November 16 at 7:30 pm

Winter 2018 Session Information

Location:  First Baptist Church, Beaverton

Day/Time: Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Dates:  January 4 – March 15, 2018 (no class on March 1)

Showcase:  March 15 at 7:30 pm

Winter 2018 registration opens November 13th!

Here are a few things to be aware of:

1.) “090 Foundations of…” classes are our CORE CLASSES that serve as prerequisites for continuing on to other classes.

2.) Classes listed with a * have prerequisites.  Please read the class description for details before registering.

3.)  If you have a question as to whether you meet the prerequisites for a class you’d like to take, please email the Journey Registrar, Beth Maxwell.

4.) Remember to list your second choice class!

Tualatin Valley Classes - Winter 2018

DR090 Foundations of Drama (ages 8-18)

Teacher: Larissa Cohoe

Become a character from head to toe. Explore the building blocks of acting through creative movement, story enactment, theater games, imagination journeys and more! You’ll be able to use your whole body, voice & facial expressions to portray everything from a swashbuckling pirate to an Oompa Loompa.

V090 Foundations of Dance (ages 8-18)

Teacher: Charlotte Lindley

1, 2, 3, 4 – Let’s get up and rock the floor! 5, 6, 7, 8 – Point your toes and stand up straight! Step up to all the basic techniques that will prepare you to take on any form of dance. Whether you want to learn Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Tap, Hip Hop, or Ballroom, this class will give you the foundation you’ll need to succeed.

V090 Foundations of Voice (ages 8-18)

Teacher: Bailey Jackson

Whether you sing in your church choir, along with Rock Band, or just in the shower, singing can be fun! Learn how to put those pipes to use with good technique and style. In this interactive class, students will learn the fundamental concepts and training of the voice, learn proper posture and breathing techniques, phrasing and how to stay on pitch. Students will develop the confidence they need to perform solos in showcase through an encouraging learning environment.

V102 Intermediate Voice: Duets and Harmonies (ages 9-18)*

Teacher: Alec Martinez

Prerequisites: V090

Harmonize together! This class breaks down the process of harmonizing with another vocalist or in a group.   Learn blending, balance, character relationships in duets as well as how to maintain part independence in canons and partner songs.   Grow in confidence of music theory and harmonic structure to create basic chords within a duet, trio or ensemble!

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