COMBINING MUSIC, SONGS, SPOKEN DIALOGUE AND DANCE
Musical Theatre is one of our biggest passions at Creative Performance Academy and we love them all:
WICKED, PHANTOM, MATILDA, OLIVER, LION KING......
You name it, we do it and we're constantly looking at new and fresh Musicals for us to learn and perform, as well as our old favourites!
MUSICALS SET OUT TO ENTERTAIN THROUGH A COMBINATION OF:
- CATCHY MUSIC IN A POPULAR STYLE
- SOLO SONGS, DUETS, CHORUSES AND ENSEMBLES DANCE SEQUENCES
- SPOKEN DIALOGUE
- STAGE SPECTACLES
- MAGNIFICENT COSTUMES
Click on the video below to hear our amazing CPA Seniors singing Ex-Wives from the new musical Six at our most recent Showcase in September 2019
AT CPA MUSICAL THEATRE CLASSES STUDENTS WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING:
IMPROVE YOUR ACTING SKILLS
Improve stage & vocal presence
Learn how to engage with an audience
Learn how to memorise lines
Learn a range of dramatic techniques
Learn different accents & dialects
Learn to speak clearly & concisely
EXPRESSION THROUGH MOVEMENT
Learn how to tell a story through dance
Improve your flexibility
Improve your co-ordination & balance
Learn how to memorise dance formations
Learn how to choreograph your own routine
TELL A STORY THROUGH SONG
Learn about breathing techniques
Improve your range
Learn about 'head' & 'chest' voice
Learn how to respect & look after your voice
Improve your projection
Learn how to use your voice with expression
TAKE TO THE STAGE & PERFORM
Frequent opportunity for lead roles
Regular shows & performances
Learn about stage management
Regular awards given out
Opportunity for Examinations
Improve in confidence
Click on the video below to watch some of the highlights from our most recent show, Aladdin, in January 2020.
EVERY LESSON IS COMPLETELY UNIQUE AT CREATIVE PERFORMANCE ACADEMY BUT HERE IS A BIT OF WHAT TO EXPECT:
WARM-UPS - At CPA we do a range of fun and engaging warm-ups to get your body moving and your voice reaching for those high notes!
SINGING - We spend time warming up our vocal chords correctly before practicing both group and solo pieces with the help of our qualified teachers.
DANCING - Learn new and interesting choreography that focusses on using movement as a way of expression and performance communication.
ACTING - Learn what it really takes to be a fantastic actor and how to reach an audience through vocal and facial expression.
PREPARING FOR SHOWS - We love putting on performances at CPA and hold shows regularly. Main parts are rotated regularly.
PREPARING FOR EXAMS - It's so important to us at CPA that students both progress and achieve so we offer group and solo examinations at all levels. CPA is an approved centre for LAMDA. For more information please click here.
PREPARING FOR COMPETITIONS - CPA takes part in both Solo and Group performances at two Competitive Music Festivals per year.
Our CPA Musical Theatre Groups are friendly, welcoming and we aim to make every student feel right at home and part of the CPA family straight away.
Click on the video below to watch Grade 8 LAMDA student, Maisie, perform Quiet from Matilda.
MUSICAL THEATRE CLASSES
EVERY THURSDAY (TERM TIME)
RUGELEY ROSE THEATRE
TAYLOR'S LANE, RUGELEY, WS15 2AA
3:50pm - 4:50pm
4:55pm - 5:55pm
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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