Theater Classes & Schedule

Location: Offered in Aptos, Santa Cruz, or San Lorenzo Valley! Please see the information below.  Tuition is $200/student for Broadway Tots, Singing Comedy and Beatles Showcase and $100/student for Holiday Harmony.   Registration: Register online now. For more information please call (831) 334-2121 or write to benjaminholck@yahoo.com.

BROADWAY TOTS AGES 5-7

Ben Jammin’s Home Studio in Live Oak
September 1 – September 26 - Tues/Thurs 4:00-5:15
Instructor: Ben Jammin Holck Tuition: $200
Together students will learn the basics of musical theater, including performance skills, beginning dance, and vocal techniques; and all while rehearsing an original musical review that includes their favorite Disney songs! Students may choose to perform a solo, and will also participate in at least two group numbers. Class concludes with a recital-performance for friends and family on Saturday, September 26th at the Louden Nelson Community Center.

SINGING COMEDY AGES 8-16

Aptos Academy of Performing Arts
August 23 – October 18 - Sundays from 3:30-5:00
Instructors: Ben Jammin & Jerry Leon Tuition: $200
Together students will play improv games as well as learn the basics of comedy, movement, and vocal techniques; all while rehearsing an original review featuring classic comedic songs from Weird Al, Monty Python, and Tom Lahrer. Students may choose to perform a solo, and will also participate in at least two group numbers. There will be a recital-performance for friends and family immediately following the final class.

BEATLES SHOWCASE AGES 10-19

San Lorenzo Valley (TBA)
September 6 – November 8 Sundays (no class Sept 13th), 2:00-5:00 OR
1:00-5:00 for children with intermediate to advanced skill on
acoustic instrument who want to join the band.
Instructor: Arindam Krishna Das Tuition: $200
Featuring songs from the Beatles’ Rubber Soul and Revolver, students will learn vocal technique and beginning movement while rehearsing both group numbers and solos. There will be a recital-performance for friends and family following final class at 5:30.

HOLIDAY HARMONY ALL AGES!

Aptos Academy of Performing Arts
October 25 – December 13 - Sundays 2:00-3:15
OR
Ben Jammin’s Home Studio in Live Oak
October 27 – December 13 - Tues. 4:00-5:15
Instructor: Ben Jammin Holck
Tuition: $100
Hark, the Family Carolers Sing! Now you can pass-down the caroling tradition to your kids – and even sing-along if you want, in our annual multi-generational choir! Drawing from both traditional and non-traditional music, students learn beginning harmony and vocal techniques, while singing an array of traditional and secular holiday carols, including, “Seasons of Love”, “Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog”, and “Silent Night” in German!  The course ends with two to three caroling exhibitions (TBA), to be scheduled on the weekend of December 11th-13th.