CBU Youth Acting Academy

 

CBU Youth Acting Academy (YAA), in partnership with Inland Empire Musical Arts, provides youth ages 8-17 with high quality theatre arts experience that integrates drama, movement, music and stagecraft.  

 

 

AFTERNOON PROGRAMS

September to May

 

Taught by CBU Theatre Faculty, Staff, and Students, CBU Youth Acting Academy offers afternoon classes for students ages 8 - 17.

Held on campus at California Baptist University at the Wallace Theatre, classes are held weekly in the Fall and Spring Semesters.

 

Over the course of a calendar year, class offerings include:

  • Creative Drama

  • Acting Fundamentals

  • Audition Techniques

  • Musical Theatre

  • One-week Acting Summer Camp (Grades 7-12)

 

Students study theatre in a safe, supportive environment

designed to nurture creativity, imagination, and individual growth. 

Fall Semester Classes:

 

Acting Ensemble (ages 8-12):

Learn the fundamentals of “acting” by doing! Ensemble work, improvisation, short monologues, theatre games, and scenes.

 

Dates: Fall Semester - (11 weeks)
Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00pm – 6:50pm (ages 8-12)
Where: Wallace Theatre, CBU Campus rm. 203
Fee: $125 per student

Class Size: 20 Students

Instructor: Taught by CBU Theatre Staff

 

 

Musical Theatre Workshop (ages 8 - 17):

Learn or strengthen your knowledge in the art of Musical Theatre. Build a foundation of healthy singing exercises and techniques. Gain confidence while working on individual and ensemble pieces. Begin the process of learning ‘how to’ act and dance while singing!

 

Dates: Fall Semester - (11 weeks)
Day/Time: Mondays, 5:00pm – 5:50pm (ages 8-12)

Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00pm – 6:50pm (ages 13-17)

 

Where: Wallace Theatre, CBU Campus rm. 204
Fee: $125 per student

Class Size: 20 Students

Instructor: Taught by CBU Theatre Staff

 

 

 

Acting Fundamentals (ages 13-17):

This class will teach you skills and techniques used while acting on the stage. You will explore theatre games, audition techniques, character exploration, stage exercises, movement, monologues, and ensemble work.

 

Dates: Fall Semester - (11 weeks)

Day/Time: Mondays, 5:00pm – 5:50pm (ages 13-17)

Where: Wallace Theatre, CBU Campus, rm. 203

Fee: $125 per student

Class Size: 20 Students

Instructor: Taught by CBU Theatre Staff

Spring Musical Production:

 
Spring Production (ages 8-17):

Annual Program Production. Auditions will take place in the Fall Semester. Audition guidelines will be posted to the website.

Dates: Spring Semester - (13 weeks)

Day/Time: Mondays, 5:00 pm – 6:50 pm
Where: Wallace Theatre, CBU Campus, rm. 204
Fee: $175 per student

New Show Dates due to COVID-19

September 11 & 12, 2020

Spring Semester 2021 Production Auditions

Audition: Dec. 14-15, 2020

                 December 14 - Open Auditions (5 - 7:30 pm)

                 December 15 - Call Backs (5 - 7 pm)

ONLY REGISTER AFTER AUDITION

CBU Theatre Student Productions:

IEMA Students and Families can attend a weekday Student Matinee Production for $5 per ticket

OR

IEMA Students can attend a Regular Show Time FREE with paid adult ticket. $10 IEMA parent ticket. 

Purchase tickets by contacting the Wallace Theatre Box Office 

(951) 343-4319 or email mhyde@calbaptist.edu.

2020 - 2021 Music Season

 

Fall Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday  / Thursday

Spring Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday Classes

 

ADDRESS

 

P.O. Box 56443 Riverside, CA 92517

(951) 901-6176 (Office voicemail)

iemusicalarts@gmail.com

CLASS LOCATIONS

 

Magnolia Church

8351 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

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