Classes encourage realtionship building that results in long lasting friendships.
Classes encourage learning to work together for a common goal in a supportive manner.
Triple Threat education in dancing, singing and acting, so students can find their passions and their people.
We teach performing arts, leadership, team work and more, and we keep it fun!
Students learn that hardwork, practice and repetition can create great results. They gain confidence in ther airtistic and leadeship skills.
Students have multiple opportunities to perform, to showcase their skills and feel the payoff of applause for all of their hardwork.
Our Fundamentals students are typically elementary -6th grades. Our academy is leadership focused, and offers Triple Threat training in Dance, Acting and Music. The program runs late August through July. Our Curriculum includes Theatre Dance Technique and Acting/ Voice Class as core courses. Students can also take electives offering additional training in more areas of performing and related arts, such as instruments, art, and main stage productions.
In the Fundamentals Basic Curriculum, students will take 2 core courses or 1 core course and 1 elective August 29-June 1, then June 12-July 28th they can choose 2 evening classes or 1 Summer Camp per Month, June and July.
In the Fundamentals Immersive Curriculum (formerly the Unlimited Plan), students will take 1-2 core courses and 2 or more electives August 29-June 1, then June 12-July 28th they can choose the evening classes, Summer Intensive and/or participate in Matilda (depending on casting).
Core Course: Our Theatre Dance Technique classes focus on Jazz and Ballet and Tap techniques as they are applied in musical theatre applications. Students will learn to adapt to a variety of styles, to become well rounded movers, dancers and performers. Offered in 3 levels, Pre, 1 and 2. *Teacher evaluation will determine which level a student will excel in.
Core Course: This combo class teaches vocal and acting techniques, including understanding sheet music, dynamics, projection, improvisation, scene work and more. Students explore a variety of styles, and build confidence, projection and teamwork skills. Offered in 2 levels, 1 and 2. *Teacher evaluation will determine which level a student will excel in.
We offer a variety of elective classes for our Fundamentals students throughout the year, Ukulele, Arts, Hip Hop, audition workshops, Bucket Drums , Theatre Exploration, mainstage productions and more.
Art 1: Students will meet once weekly for visual arts class. Students will explore two dimensional mediums including drawing and painting as well as experimenting with introductory three dimensional projects. This is a hands on class where students will explore a variety of materials to build artistic skills and create works of self expression.
Art 2: Students will meet once weekly for visual arts class. Students will explore problem solving, collaboration, and creative self expression, using varied materials including painting, drawing, collage, and an introduction to sculpture.
Week long Musical Theatre themed summer camps for our Fundamentals students will be offered the weeks of June 12, 19, July 10 and 17th, 2023.
We offer private lessons in voice, music, public speaking and more. We can customize training for each student, depending on their skill levels and interests.
In partnership with Showtime Theatre Company, we offer multiple performance opportunities. throughout the year.
Registration for main stage productions for Fundamentals students interested in Moana Jr. is open until Sept 15th (Auditions in August) . We will have limited opportunities for our Fundamentals students in our Summer 2023 production of Matilda, with auditions in March. Students participating in our main stage productions must also be enrolled in at least one of our ongoing training classes.
All students will also have the opportunity to perform in Rock Hill's Christmasville, and our Summer Kick Off Talent Showcase.
In partnership with Showtime Theatre Company and New Covenant Church of Rock Hill, we will offer a Free York County Youth Community Chorus, Sunday nights, 6-7PM. Open to all who are interested.
We have an opportunity to offer Pastor Led Youth Groups in tandem with the Community Chorus, and a Pastor led meet up group for kids with anxiety, if there is enough interest.
Sign up for these options on the registration page.
Our Fundamentals students have the option to participate in Moana Jr with performances in late spring 2023, and our 3rd- 6th grade students will have the opportunity to audition for Matilda in March (Performs in July 2023). Main stage productions count as an elective in the program. Participation in main stage productions requires enrollment in either our Basic or Immersive Curriculum for K-12th. Main stage productions require a $75 costume use fee per performer, added to tuition in October for our Winter and Spring Productions, and added in April for our Summer Productions. After performances, students will continue in their rehearsal time slot, preparing a production number for the Talent Showcase.
All students in our training programs have the opportunity to perform in Rock Hill's Christmasville Festival, December 3rd or 4th, with a dress rehearsal the evening before. (Dates/times will be determined by festival personnel in the fall). Students will also have the opportunity to perform in our It's Showtime Talent Showcase, June 3rd, 2023, with tech rehearsal the day before and dress rehearsal the day of. Costume Fees for the Talent Showcase will vary per dance class, no fees apply for other styles of training.
After reviewing details here, Click on the registration link below.
1. Complete the Registration Form- You will choose classes, billing dates etc.
2. Update Your Student Portal Account- Use the email address you already have on file to either update or create a new account. Make sure contact and billing information is up to date. (Note- make sure the contact information you use accepts mass e-mails or you have added firstname.lastname@example.org to the safe sender list)
3. Sign a Waiver: Using the link that will be emailed to you if you do not already have a waiver on file in that portal.
Tuition can be paid in 2 formats.
Paid in Full through July for a 15% discount.
Paid in monthly payments, with a minimum of $199 down, for both the Basic and Immersive Curriculums, with monthly payments of $150 for Basic and $199 for Immersive.
Note- All students registered prior to August 10th can save $99 on the down payment or paid in full cost.
Note- All students who were in the grandfathered in UNLIMITED plan last year, will remain on the same payment plan.
-Monthly tuition payments are calculated based on an 11month schedule and divided into convenient payments per month. Tuition remains the same no matter how many weeks are in the month.
-Tuition is run through auto draft only, no cash or check.
-Monthly Tuition Payments can be reduced with a larger down payment, or tuition credits from participation in CDYC
Showtime Academy is closed for the following Holidays:
**Some classes will be cancelled during tech week for Crazy For You in February, and in April/May for Moana Jr, dates and cancelled classes TBD, due to team member schedule conflicts. Students will have the option to make up missed classes in other sessions.
Students should wear pink or white tops or leotards, pink, white or black tights or dance pants. Ballet or jazz shoes.
Update your contact information, billing card details and more in your student's portal. Use the e-mail address on file to log in.
Important links, class resources, rehearsals resources and more can be found on our Participant Resources Pages Here and the link is also at the bottom of website pages.