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Adult Theater and Music Classes

SPRING 2013

Adult Theater Classes

Adult Improv
"Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Second City, The Improv Olympic are all examples of what can be done with improvisation. Learn the basics of what these performers have perfected. This eight-week class will serve as the students' introduction to the fun and challenging world of improvisation. Students will learn the rules of improv and be introduced to a variety of games and skits that will promote on the spot thinking and reactions. The skills learned in improvisation are essential to every actor for recovery in a scene and honest reaction. No class on July 4. 
Instructor:  Julie Hurt

Course Time Days Dates Duration Room Fee
TH4-300-200 6-8 p.m. W 6/12/13 8 Weeks F120 $100

Advanced Adult Improv
This class is designed for the student who desires to improve their improvisational skills. Students will participate in a series of exercises and skits that will hone their improvisational skills. This eight-week class will push then break the rules of Improv as an exercise in the students' development. Prerequisite: Intro to Adult Improv (TH4-300) or instructor's approval. No class on July 4.
 Instructor: Anthony Whitaker

Course Time Days Dates Duration Room Fee
TH4-301-200 6-7:30 p.m. R 6/13/13 8 Weeks F150 $100

Adult Music Classes

Class Violin for Adults, Beginning
Students will learn basic fundamentals of violin playing and technique including knowledge of pitch, rhythm and reading music. No class on July 4. Book required.
Capacity: 12
Instructor: Peng Hu

Course Time Days Dates Duration Room Fee
MU4-113-200 6-7 p.m. R 6/13/13 8 Weeks F138 $75

Class Violin for Adults, Beginning II
Continuation of Violin I. Student will learn more technical skills such as intonation, rhythm, tone quality and articulation, etc. Students will be required to play cooperatively as a group No class on July 4. Book required. 
Capacity: 12
Instructor: Peng Hu

Course Time Days Dates Duration Room Fee
MU4-213-200 7-8 p.m. R 6/13/13 8 Weeks F138 $75

Class Violin for Adults, Beginning III
Continuation of Violin II. Student will learn more technical skills such as intonation, rhythm, tone quality and articulation, etc. Students will be required to play cooperatively as a group. No class on July 4. Book required.
Capacity: 12
Instructor: Peng Hu

Course Time Days Dates Duration Room Fee
MU4-313-200 8-9 p.m. R 6/13/13 8 Weeks F138 $75

Adult Chorale
An auditioned, adult choir performing patriotic and Broadway repertoire. Students must be mature, experienced singers with a desire to perform. Call (708) 974-5755 for information.
Instructor: Nick Thomas

Course Time Days Dates Duration Room Fee
MU4-220-200 7-9 p.m. M 6/10/13 8 Weeks F127 $25

Moraine Valley Community Jazz Band
An auditioned adult jazz band, performing a variety of repertoire of outstanding jazz works. Students must be mature, experienced instrumentalists with a desire to perform. Conductor’s required approval for new members will be during the first two classes. Call (708) 974-5215 for information.
Instructor: Doug Bratt

Course Time Days Dates Duration Room Fee
MU4-308-200 7-9 p.m. T 6/11/13 8 Weeks F127 $25

Moraine Valley Percussion Ensemble
This group of ­percussionists is dedicated to the performance and exploration of music such as ragtime, classical, popular, Caribbean/Latin, chamber and jazz as transcribed for this unique instrumentation. The ensemble will perform several concerts each semester both on and off campus. Member need not have a percussion background in order to participate, but should possess basic to intermediate music reading skills. Note that after the first few rehearsals, ­occasional rehearsals will be broken down into smaller trios, ­quartets, and quintets and may not require member’s attendance for the full rehearsal (schedule announced during the first weeks). Ages 15 to adult. Director’s required approval for members will be during first two classes. Call (708) 974-5215 for more information. No class on July 4.
Instructor: Doug Bratt

Course Time Days Dates Duration Room Fee
MU4-309-170 4-6:30 p.m. T 6/11/13 8 Weeks F127 $50