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Spring 2019 Classes

 

Please enroll online prior to the first class meeting by clicking the ENROLL button below.  You must create a parent account to enroll your students in any of our classes or productions.  All classes are subject to meeting the minimum student requirement per class. Space is limited!!!   All classes must be enrolled for the entire season (10 weeks).  All classes are held at the YaYa’s studio located at 4144 N. Viking Way in Long Beach.  Classes must be paid in full by the first day or 1st payment made in order to attend class.  Tuition can be divided into 2 payments.  Second payment due 3/18/19. No classes the week of April 20-26, 219.

Mondays

Ages 5-10 years 

101 Dalmations Kids

Mondays & Wednesdays

5:30-7:00 pm

Instructor- Mackenzy McCullough

February 20-May 5, 2019

No class 4/22 & 4/24

$200 for 10 weeks

Studio black box production of 101 Dalmations Kids.  This is for the ensemble of the show.  Students will have the opportunity to audition for a lead role on Monday, February 25, 2019.  Mandatory Tech. week rehearsal dates 4/28/19 1-4 pm, 4/29 5:30-7, 5/1 5:30-7 pm.  Performances May 3, 4, 5, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the YaYa's Studio.

 

Comedy Sports

Ages 8-14 years 
Mondays

7:00-8:00 pm

Instructor- Caitlen Cusimano

February 25- May 6, 2019

No class 4/22 & 4/29

$120 for 9 weeks

Learn the basics of improv and hone your creative thinking skills in a friendly competitive setting! You will learn a variety of short form improv games that will encourage students to think quickly, build upon ideas, commit confidentially, and embrace mistakes. The class will be broken into two teams and will compete for the gold in front of a live audience! Bring an open mind and a willingness to be goofy!

 

 

 

 

Tuesdays

Ages 6-12 years 

Mary Poppins Audition Prep.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:00-7:00 pm

Instructor- YaYa

4 classes only (Feb. 19, 21, 26 & 28)

$60 for 4 classes

Get a head start on preparing for your lead audition for our Spring production of Mary Poppins.  Work with the director on choosing the best roles to audition for, learn the songs and work on the scenes you will need to know for auditions, focus on audition technique and character building.  THIS CLASS MUST BE PAID IN FULL ONLINE IN ORDER TO HOLD YOUR SPOT. 

 

Mary Poppins Audition Prep.

Ages 13-18 years 
Tuesdays & Thursdays

7:30-8:30 pm

Instructor- YaYa

4 classes only (Feb. 19, 21, 26 & 28)

$60 for 4 classes

Get a head start on preparing for your lead audition for our Spring production of Mary Poppins.  Work with the director on choosing the best roles to audition for, learn the songs and work on the scenes you will need to know for auditions, focus on audition technique and character building.  THIS CLASS MUST BE PAID IN FULL ONLINE IN ORDER TO HOLD YOUR SPOT. 

 

 

 

 

Ages 7-18 years 

ShowStoppers

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:00-7:00 pm

Instructor- Mackenzy McCullough & Asher Ehrenberg

Auditions on Thursday, 3/7/19

$180 for 12 weeks

We are holding auditions for season 11 of our YaYa’s traveling performance group that will represent YaYa's at various performance opportunities such as fairs, carnivals, benefit walks/runs, school events and theme parks. Performers cast will train in singing, acting and dancing and will represent and promote YaYa's at public events.

 

Auditions are open to YaYa’s alumni ages 7-18 only. You must have performed in at least one of our mainstage productions in order to auditon.

 

Wednesdays

Ages 5-10 years 

101 Dalmations Kids

Mondays & Wednesdays

5:30-7:00 pm

Instructor- Mackenzy McCullough

February 20-May 5, 2019

No class 4/22 & 4/24

$200 for 10 weeks

Studio black box production of 101 Dalmations Kids.  This is for the ensemble of the show.  Students will have the opportunity to audition for a lead role on Monday, February 25, 2019.  Mandatory Tech. week rehearsal dates 4/28/19 1-4 pm, 4/29 5:30-7, 5/1 5:30-7 pm.  Performances May 3, 4, 5, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the YaYa's Studio.

 

Sketch Comedy

Ages 8 years & older
Wednesdays

7:00-8:30 pm

Instructor- Mike Bradecich

February 20-May 8, 2019

No class 4/24 & 5/1

$160 for 10 weeks

Learn the way the comedy pros write sketches, TV shows and Movies using improv! You’ll create your own characters and scenes turn them into scripts, and the whole thing will be put together into an original sketch show for friends and family at the final class.  No class 5/1/19.  Final class will be Wednesday, 5/8/19 6-8 pm.  Performance at 7 pm at the YaYa's Studio.

 

Thursdays

Ages 3-5 years 

Broadway Babies

Thursdays

5:00-6:00 pm

Instructor- Asher Ehrenberg

February 21-May 2, 2019

No class 4/25

$130 for 10 weeks

A place to giggle, wiggle, and twirl! This class is for the smallest of smalls to begin learning the basics of Musical Theatre. Each week will include warm ups, new steps, dance combinations, singing, and acting to get them started on their performance journeys.

 

Fridays

Group Voice

Ages 7-17 years old
Fridays

5:30-6:30 pm

Instructor- Kathleen Van Ruiten

February 22- May 10, 2019

No class 4/26 & 5/3

$130 for 10 weeks

Beginning Voice is an introductory class to teach the basics of becoming a strong singer. Beginning exercises for breath control, extending vocal range, increasing volume, and singing in an expressive manner are introduced in a fun and safe environment. Vocal exercises and solos are performed to practice these skills. 

 

 

Ages 7 years & Older 

Audition Technique

Mondays

6:00-7:00 pm

Instructor- Asher Ehrenberg

February 22- May 10, 2019

No class 4/26 & 5/3

$130 for 10 weeks

Have a big audition coming up? Looking to be admitted into an elite performing arts school or college? In this audition techniques class students will learn everything from what to wear to what to sing on the big day! From building a book of song selections in all essential genres to what monologues to have (and not have) in your back pocket, students will leave this class fully prepared for a variety of auditions.  No class 5/3/19.  Final class will be on Friday, 5/10/19.  

 

Sundays

Broadway Jazz

Ages 11 & older
Sundays

11:00 am- 12:00 pm

Instructor- Asher Ehrenberg

February 17- April 28, 2019

No class 4/21

$130 for 10 weeks

An intermediate-advanced Broadway jazz class with new high energy Broadway show stopping routines every two weeks meant to challenge and inspire you. Some dance experience is a must. Ages 18-up.