Milwaukee Youth Theatre
Milwaukee Youth Theatre
Classes





EMBROIDERY 101
(Youth 12-18 yrs.)

March 17 – April 7
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Facilitator: Harmonie Baker, MYT     
Cost: $24.00
Registration Deadline: March 10

Students will learn the art of painting with
thread. They will begin by embroidering a
commercial pattern, but will quickly move
on to creating and embroidering their own
images. All supplies provided.


BABY WEIGHT BE GONE!!!
WORKOUT WITH BABY
(Parent with baby 2-12 months)

Session 1: March 31 – May 5
Session 2: May 12 – June 16
Summer Session: July 14 – August 18
Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 pm
Instructor: Lauren Ashley, MYT
Cost: $35.00
Registration Deadline: March 24, ongoing if
space allows.

It's Bring Your Baby to Workout Day! This
class is designed to help new parents get fit
without sacrificing those precious bonding
moments during baby's first year.  Specially
tailored exercises like squats, dips and
lunges are performed while holding or
"wearing" your child, creating long, lithe
muscles in the arms and legs and a strong,
firm abdomen. The workout stays challenging
and you keep getting stronger as baby grows!
(A baby carrier, Bjorn or similar, is required
to perform certain exercises)


HIP HOP KIDS
(Youth 7 – 11 yrs.)

Session 1: March 31 – May 5
Session 2: May 12 – June 16
Summer Session: July 14 – August 1
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Instructor: Lauren Ashley, MYT          
Cost: $35
Registration Deadline: March 24

This super fun, beginner level class teaches
basic Hip Hop dance moves and
choreography. Students will learn short
routines each week.  Friends and family are
invited to watch the students show off their
hard work during the final class of the
session.


INTRO TO STAGE MANAGEMENT
(Youth 14 – 17)

May 13
Wednesday, 5:30 – 8:30
Instructor: Veronica Zahn, MYT
Cost: $20
Registration Deadline: May 6

Do you love theatre but dread being in the
spotlight?  Ever been curious about stage
management?  This is the class for you!  
Through discussion and class exercises,
students will explore the basic role and core
duties of the stage manager in a theatrical
production.  Discussions will include
Lawrence Stern’s qualities of a stage
manager, contents of a stage manager’s kit,
and how the stage manager fits in to the
production team.  Exercises will include
blocking notation, rehearsal logging, and cue
calling.
$10 Materials Fee per Student


LIFE STUDY FOR ACTORS
(Youth 11-17 yrs.)

May 26 – 28
Tuesday – Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Instructor: Brittany Curran, Milwaukee Youth
Theatre
Cost: $30
Registration Deadline: May 19

In this intensive three-day workshop,
students will learn the basics of human life
study and how to use their knowledge to
create unique characters for the stage.  They
will experiment with leads, centers, and
gesture, and become more attuned to their
own physical habits as well as the habits of
others.  Students will choose a person in
their life and intensely study how the person
carries him or herself through space as well
as his or her basic speech patterns.  Students
will need a simple recording device at their
disposal in order to obtain a speech sample
from their life study (i.e. tape recorder,
laptop, cell phone with recording
capabilities, etc.)


VOCAL WARM-UP!!!
(Youth 9 – 12 yrs.)

July 15
Wednesday, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Eric Regal, MYT                         
Cost: $15
Registration Deadline: July 8, ongoing if
space allows

Learn the importance of warming up your
voice and create your own vocal warm-up
ritual!  Students will learn proper posture
and breathing techniques as well as how to
maintain clear and concise vocal pitch while
singing.  Students will also learn how to
project their voices through correct use of
the diaphragm muscle, without straining
their voices or causing damage to their vocal
cords.  By the end of the class, students will
have created their own personalized vocal
warm-up that they can use before rehearsals
and performances.


BEGINNER’S MUSIC THEORY CAMP
(Youth Ages 10-17)

July 20 – 24
Monday-Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 am
Instructor: Eric Regal, MYT
Cost: $60
Registration Deadline: July 13, ongoing if
space allows

Develop basic music reading skills and learn
how to sight-sing!  Students will learn how to
read key signatures, basic rhythms, and
simple notation.  By the end of the week,
they will understand chord structure and
basic harmonies, and be able to sing a song
just by looking at a piece of music!  Students
who participate in this class are highly
encouraged to enroll in the
Songwriting/Composition camp offered by
MYT.


INTRO TO IMPROVISATION
(Youth 11-17 yrs)
       
July 27
Monday, 2:00 -5:00 pm
Instructor: Brittany Curran
Cost: $15.00
Registration Deadline: July 20

Learn how to think on your feet and create a
story on the spot just like the actors of
Second City or Whose Line is it Anyway!  
Improvisation is the art of creating without
previous preparation—that means it is totally
unscripted and totally unique every time.  
Students will be introduced to the basic rules
of successful improv and learn several
entertaining improv games.


SONGWRITING/COMPOSITION
(Youth 10 – 17 yrs.)

August 3 – 7
Monday – Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 am
Instructor: Eric Regal, MYT
Cost: $60
Registration Deadline: July 27, ongoing if
space allows

Create your own song!  Students will learn
basic chord structure and how to create a
melody.  They will also learn the basics of
songwriting and use their creativity in order
to tell a story through music.  At the final
class meeting, students will present their
own original compositions to friends and
family members.  This camp is a
continuation of MYT’s Beginner’s Music
Theory, but new students are welcome to
enroll without having taken the Music Theory
camp.


All classes will take place at
Bay View Community Center
1320 East Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee WI 53207

For more information and to register contact
Bay View Community Center at
www.bayviewcenter.org
or call
414-482-1000