Fall 2024 Season

Name
Days
Location
THRIVE - Filmmakers' Lab (Ages 14-18): Warner Robins
Lights, Camera, Action! Welcome to the Filmmakers' Lab at The Kendrick Academy! This exciting and hands-on class is perfect for aspiring young filmmakers aged 14-18 who are ready to dive into the world of movie magic. If you dream of writing, directing, or producing your own films, this is the place to start your journey!

What to Expect:

Story Magic: Every great film starts with a fantastic story. Learn how to brainstorm ideas, create engaging characters, and write scripts that will leave your audience on the edge of their seats. We’ll show you how to turn your wildest ideas into compelling screenplays!

Pre-production Fun: Discover the behind-the-scenes magic that goes into planning a film. From planning your scenes to choosing the perfect locations, you’ll get to experience the creative process of bringing your script to life.

On-Set Adventure: Get ready to step behind the camera and call "Action!" You’ll learn how to film, set up lighting, and capture the perfect shot. Work together with your classmates as a crew to bring your vision to the screen.

Editing Extravaganza: Post-production is where the real magic happens. Learn how to edit your footage, add cool special effects, and create a soundtrack that enhances your story. By the end of the course, you’ll have a polished short film to be proud of.

Film Festival Finale: Show off your hard work at our end-of-course film festival! Invite friends and family to watch your short film on the big screen and celebrate your achievements with your fellow filmmakers.

Skills Developed:

Creative storytelling and scriptwriting
Technical skills in cinematography and sound
Collaboration and teamwork
Leadership and project management
Critical thinking and problem-solving
Why Join?

The Filmmakers' Lab is not just a class—it's an adventure! Join a community of passionate young artists who are as excited about movies as you are. Whether you’re a future director, writer, or producer, this class will help you discover your unique voice and style. Plus, it’s tons of fun!



Skills Developed:

Creative writing and storytelling
Technical skills in cinematography and sound
Critical thinking and problem-solving
Leadership and teamwork
Project management
Why Join?

The Filmmakers' Lab is more than just a class; it's a community of passionate young artists dedicated to exploring the world of cinema. By enrolling in this course, students will not only develop their technical and creative skills but also build confidence and a sense of accomplishment. The Kendrick Academy provides a supportive environment where every student's voice is heard, and their creative ideas are encouraged.

*Class registration fee covers access to equipment and supplies used for class.
**This Class Meets at 1302 Watson Blvd - in Partnership with Succeed CoWorking Space

Ages 14 - 17
Friday
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Succeed CoWork
INSPIRE + THRIVE Acting l (Ages 11-16): Warner Robins
Is your young performer ready to take their acting skills to the next level? Our Pre-Professional Acting Class at The Kendrick Academy is designed for aspiring actors ages 11-13 who are eager to explore their talents in a fun and professional setting.

In our Pre-Professional Acting Class, your child will:

Master Techniques: Learn advanced acting techniques, including character development, voice modulation, and script analysis.
Build Confidence: Gain the confidence to perform on stage and in front of the camera with poise and charisma.
Collaborate and Create: Work with peers on exciting projects, from scene work to short films, fostering teamwork and creativity.
Prepare for Auditions: Get tips and training on how to ace auditions and land roles in theater, film, and TV.
Have Fun: Our classes are dynamic and engaging, making the learning process enjoyable and inspiring.
Our experienced and professional instructors ensure that each student receives personalized attention and guidance. Whether your child dreams of Broadway or Hollywood, this class is the perfect stepping stone.

*This Class Meets at 1302 Watson Blvd - in Partnership with Succeed CoWorking Space

Ages 11 - 16
Friday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Succeed CoWork
DREAM - Acting FUNdamentals l (Ages 5-7): Fort Valley
Is your little star ready to take the stage? Our exciting Acting Class at The Kendrick Academy is the perfect introduction to the world of drama and performance for children ages 5-7.

In our Acting Class, your child will:

Explore Imagination: Dive into fun and creative acting games that spark imagination and storytelling.
Build Confidence: Our supportive environment helps children gain the confidence to express themselves in front of others.
Learn the Basics: Discover the fundamentals of acting, including voice projection, body language, and character development.
Make New Friends: Acting is all about teamwork! Your child will love collaborating with new friends.
Have Fun: Each class is packed with laughter, play, and unforgettable moments on stage.
Our experienced and friendly instructors ensure that every child feels welcome and included. No prior acting experience is needed – just bring a big smile and a love for good drama! ?

This class serves as the foundation for young actors and is specifically tailored for beginner students exploring the fundamentals of acting. Students are introduced to the building blocks of acting for commercials, television, film and theatre. Skills: Memorization, script analysis, character development, improv, audition technique in a fun and energetic environment!

Ages 5 - 7
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
TKA Fort Valley
SPARKLE - Intro (Dance/Acting/Music) Ages 3-4: Fort Valley
Let their first steps be towards The Kendrick Academy!

Is your little one ready to explore the world of creativity and fun? Our Intro class is the perfect introduction for children ages 3-4.

In our interdisciplinary class, your child will:

Move and Groove: Discover the joy of movement through fun dance routines and creative movement exercises.
Sing and Play: Explore the basics of music with sing-alongs and playful musical games.
Act Out Stories: Dive into imaginative play and simple acting exercises that spark creativity and storytelling.
Build Confidence: Our nurturing environment helps even the shyest children come out of their shells.
Make Friends: Your little one will love making new friends and sharing giggles in a supportive and friendly atmosphere.
Our experienced and loving instructors ensure that every child feels special and included. No prior experience is needed – just bring lots of energy and a big smile! ?
This course meets once per week!

Class registration includes class attire (leotard, tights, shoes, etc).

Ages 3 - 4
Monday
5:15 PM to 5:45 PM
TKA Fort Valley
DREAM - Hip-Hop (Ages 5-7): Fort Valley
Is your little one ready to twirl and leap into the world of ballet? Our enchanting Ballet Dance Class at The Kendrick Academy is the perfect start for young dancers ages 5-7. ?

In our Ballet Dance Class, your child will:

Learn the Basics: Discover the graceful movements and beautiful positions that make ballet so magical.
Build Strength: Ballet helps develop coordination, balance, and strength – all while having fun!
Gain Confidence: Each class is designed to boost your child's self-esteem and stage presence.
Make New Friends: Dancing is even more fun with friends! Our classes promote a supportive and friendly environment.
Express Themselves: Your little dancer will love expressing their creativity through elegant ballet routines.
Our experienced and caring instructors ensure that every child feels special and included. No prior dance experience is needed – just bring a smile and a lot of excitement! ?

This course meets once per week!

*Class registration includes class attire (leotard, tights, shoes, etc).

Ages 5 - 8
Monday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
TKA Fort Valley
ELEVATE - Hip Hop l (Ages 8-10): Fort Valley
Get ready to watch your little ones groove and move in our super fun Hip Hop Dance Class! Movement and music choices Perfect for ages 8-10, this class is all about fun, energy, and expression.

In our Hip Hop Dance Class, your child will:

Bust a Move: Learn the coolest hip hop dance moves and routines that are perfect for young beginners.
Get Active: Burn off some of that endless energy in a positive and healthy way!
Boost Confidence: Each class is designed to help your child build self-confidence and shine bright.
Make Friends: Dance is always more fun with friends! Our classes foster a supportive and friendly environment.
Express Themselves: Kids will love expressing their unique style through creative movement and rhythm.
Our experienced instructors make sure every child feels welcome and included. No prior dance experience is needed – just bring a smile and a lot of enthusiasm!

Class registration fee includes class attire.

Ages 8 - 10
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
TKA Fort Valley
ELEVATE - Acting l (Ages 8-10): Fort Valley
Is your little star ready to take the stage? Our exciting Acting Class at The Kendrick Academy is the perfect introduction to the world of drama and performance for children ages 8-10.

In our Acting Class, your child will:

Explore Imagination: Dive into fun and creative acting games that spark imagination and storytelling.
Build Confidence: Our supportive environment helps children gain the confidence to express themselves in front of others.
Learn the Basics: Discover the fundamentals of acting, including voice projection, body language, and character development.
Make New Friends: Acting is all about teamwork! Your child will love collaborating with new friends.
Have Fun: Each class is packed with laughter, play, and unforgettable moments on stage.
Our experienced and friendly instructors ensure that every child feels welcome and included. No prior acting experience is needed – just bring a big smile and a love for good drama!

This class serves as the foundation for young actors and is specifically tailored for beginner students exploring the fundamentals of acting. Students are introduced to the building blocks of acting for commercials, television, film and theatre. Skills: Memorization, script analysis, character development, improv, audition technique in a fun and energetic environment!

Ages 8 - 10
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
TKA Fort Valley
ELEVATE - Tap l (Ages 8-10): Fort Valley
Hey parents! ? Does your child love to make some noise and move to the beat? Our Tap Dance Class at The Kendrick Academy is the perfect place for kids ages 8-10 to have a blast while learning the art of tap dance!

In our Tap Dance Class, your child will:

Tap into Fun: Learn exciting tap dance steps and routines that are sure to get their feet moving and hearts racing.
Build Rhythm: Develop a strong sense of rhythm and musicality through fun and engaging exercises.
Boost Confidence: Each class helps your child gain confidence as they master new skills and perform with pride.
Make Friends: Tap dancing is even more fun with friends! Our classes foster a supportive and friendly environment.
Express Themselves: Tap dance is all about creativity and personal expression. Your child will love showing off their unique style.
Our energetic and experienced instructors ensure that every child feels welcome and included. No prior dance experience is needed – just bring a smile and lots of enthusiasm! ?

Class Registration fee includes class attire.

Ages 8 - 10
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
TKA Fort Valley
DREAM - Acting FUNdamentals ll (Ages 5-8): Fort Valley
Let's build!

This Pre-Academy class serves as a building block for young actors and is specifically tailored for students looking to master the fundamentals of acting. Students are introduced to the building blocks of acting for commercials, television, film and theatre.

In this Acting Class, your child will:

Explore Imagination: Dive into fun and creative acting games that spark imagination and storytelling.
Build Confidence: Our supportive environment helps children gain the confidence to express themselves in front of others.
Learn the Basics: Discover the fundamentals of acting, including voice projection, body language, and character development.
Make New Friends: Acting is all about teamwork! Your child will love collaborating with new friends.
Have Fun: Each class is packed with laughter, play, and unforgettable moments on stage.
Our experienced and friendly instructors ensure that every child feels welcome and included. No prior acting experience is needed – just bring a big smile and a love for good drama! ?
Skills: Memorization, script analysis, character development, improv, audition technique in a fun and energetic environment!
New this year: Musical Theatre
*This is a Pre-Academy Class


Ages 5 - 7
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
TKA Fort Valley
SPARKLE - Intro (Dance/Acting/Music) Ages 3-4: Fort Valley
Let their first steps be towards The Kendrick Academy!

Is your little one ready to explore the world of creativity and fun? Our Intro class is the perfect introduction for children ages 3-4.

In our interdisciplinary class, your child will:

Move and Groove: Discover the joy of movement through fun dance routines and creative movement exercises.
Sing and Play: Explore the basics of music with sing-alongs and playful musical games.
Act Out Stories: Dive into imaginative play and simple acting exercises that spark creativity and storytelling.
Build Confidence: Our nurturing environment helps even the shyest children come out of their shells.
Make Friends: Your little one will love making new friends and sharing giggles in a supportive and friendly atmosphere.
Our experienced and loving instructors ensure that every child feels special and included. No prior experience is needed – just bring lots of energy and a big smile! ?
This course meets once per week!

Class registration includes class attire (leotard, tights, shoes, etc).

Ages 3 - 4
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 5:45 PM
TKA Fort Valley
DREAM Pre-Academy - Dance ll Ballet (Ages 5-8): Fort Valley
Let your dancer soar! Students learn the fundamentals of dance in a fun, structured and supportive environment. This course meets once per week!

Class registration includes class attire (leotard, tights, shoes, etc).

*This is a Pre-Academy class

Ages 5 - 8
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
TKA Fort Valley
INSPIRE Acting ll (Ages 11-14): Fort Valley
Is your young performer ready to take their acting skills to the next level? Our Pre-Professional Acting Class at The Kendrick Academy is designed for aspiring actors ages 11-14 who are eager to explore their talents in a fun and professional setting.

In our Pre-Professional Acting Class, your child will:

Master Techniques: Learn advanced acting techniques, including character development, voice modulation, and script analysis.
Build Confidence: Gain the confidence to perform on stage and in front of the camera with poise and charisma.
Collaborate and Create: Work with peers on exciting projects, from scene work to short films, fostering teamwork and creativity.
Prepare for Auditions: Get tips and training on how to ace auditions and land roles in theater, film, and TV.
Have Fun: Our classes are dynamic and engaging, making the learning process enjoyable and inspiring.
Our experienced and professional instructors ensure that each student receives personalized attention and guidance. Whether your child dreams of Broadway or Hollywood, this class is the perfect stepping stone.

Ages 11 - 14
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
TKA Fort Valley
DREAM - Tap l (Ages 5-7): Fort Valley
Hey parents! ? Does your child love to make some noise and move to the beat? Our Tap Dance Class is the perfect place for kids ages 5-7 to have a blast while learning the art of tap dance!

In our Tap Dance Class, your child will:

Tap into Fun: Learn exciting tap dance steps and routines that are sure to get their feet moving and hearts racing.
Build Rhythm: Develop a strong sense of rhythm and musicality through fun and engaging exercises.
Boost Confidence: Each class helps your child gain confidence as they master new skills and perform with pride.
Make Friends: Tap dancing is even more fun with friends! Our classes foster a supportive and friendly environment.
Express Themselves: Tap dance is all about creativity and personal expression. Your child will love showing off their unique style.
Our energetic and experienced instructors ensure that every child feels welcome and included. No prior dance experience is needed – just bring a smile and lots of enthusiasm!

Class Registration fee includes class attire.

Ages 5 - 7
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
TKA Fort Valley
INSPIRE Hip Hop l (Ages 11-13): Fort Valley
Is your tween or teen ready to step up their dance game? Our Hip Hop Class is designed for young dancers ages 11-14 who are eager to hone their skills and shine on the dance floor!

In our Hip Hop Class, your child will:

Master Moves: Learn advanced and age appropriate hip hop choreography.
Build Confidence: Gain the confidence to perform in front of an audience and express themselves through dance.
Stay Active: Hip hop dance is a fantastic way to stay fit, improve coordination, and build strength and endurance.
Collaborate and Create: Work with peers on dynamic dance routines, fostering teamwork and creativity.
Prepare for Performances: Get tips and training for dance auditions and live performances, setting them up for success.
Our energetic and experienced instructors ensure that each student receives personalized attention and encouragement. Whether your child dreams of joining a dance crew or performing on stage, this class is the perfect platform to develop their talent.

Class registration fee includes class attire.

Ages 11 - 13
Tuesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
TKA Fort Valley
THRIVE - Filmmakers' Lab (Ages 14-18) Fort Valley
Lights, Camera, Action! Welcome to the Filmmakers' Lab at The Kendrick Academy! This exciting and hands-on class is perfect for aspiring young filmmakers aged 14-18 who are ready to dive into the world of movie magic. If you dream of writing, directing, or producing your own films, this is the place to start your journey!

What to Expect:

Story Magic: Every great film starts with a fantastic story. Learn how to brainstorm ideas, create engaging characters, and write scripts that will leave your audience on the edge of their seats. We’ll show you how to turn your wildest ideas into compelling screenplays!

Pre-production Fun: Discover the behind-the-scenes magic that goes into planning a film. From planning your scenes to choosing the perfect locations, you’ll get to experience the creative process of bringing your script to life.

On-Set Adventure: Get ready to step behind the camera and call "Action!" You’ll learn how to film, set up lighting, and capture the perfect shot. Work together with your classmates as a crew to bring your vision to the screen.

Editing Extravaganza: Post-production is where the real magic happens. Learn how to edit your footage, add cool special effects, and create a soundtrack that enhances your story. By the end of the course, you’ll have a polished short film to be proud of.

Film Festival Finale: Show off your hard work at our end-of-course film festival! Invite friends and family to watch your short film on the big screen and celebrate your achievements with your fellow filmmakers.

Skills Developed:

Creative storytelling and scriptwriting
Technical skills in cinematography and sound
Collaboration and teamwork
Leadership and project management
Critical thinking and problem-solving
Why Join?

The Filmmakers' Lab is not just a class—it's an adventure! Join a community of passionate young artists who are as excited about movies as you are. Whether you’re a future director, writer, or producer, this class will help you discover your unique voice and style. Plus, it’s tons of fun!



Skills Developed:

Creative writing and storytelling
Technical skills in cinematography and sound
Critical thinking and problem-solving
Leadership and teamwork
Project management
Why Join?

The Filmmakers' Lab is more than just a class; it's a community of passionate young artists dedicated to exploring the world of cinema. By enrolling in this course, students will not only develop their technical and creative skills but also build confidence and a sense of accomplishment. The Kendrick Academy provides a supportive environment where every student's voice is heard, and their creative ideas are encouraged.

*Class registration fee covers access to equipment and supplies used for class.

Ages 14 - 17
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:50 PM
TKA Fort Valley
Showstoppers
This class is full
Two of the best hours of your week! Students ages 55+ enjoy exercising body and mind with strengthening, conditioning, stretching, memory and dance!
Ages 55 - 99
Tuesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
TKA Fort Valley
THRIVE - Showstoppers
Two of the best hours of your week! Students ages 55+ enjoy exercising body and mind with strengthening, conditioning, stretching, memory and dance!
Ages 55 - 99
Tuesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
TKA Fort Valley
INSPIRE + THRIVE - Acting (TV/Film) Ages 11-17: Virtual
Bring all the good drama! This virtual TV/Film Acting class serves as the foundation for young actors and is specifically tailored for students exploring work in television and film. Students are introduced to the building blocks of acting for commercials, television, film and theatre. Skills: Memorization, script analysis, character development, improv, audition technique.
Ages 11 - 17
Monday
7:00 PM to 7:50 PM
Virtual
THRIVE - Acting (TV/Film) Adult: Virtual
This course is for actors who work, and/or are preparing to work professionally in television and film. The goal of this course is to strengthen the building blocks of acting for television and film work. Skills: Memorization, script analysis, character development, improv, audition technique.
Ages 18 - 99
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Virtual
TWINKLE - Roots and Sprouts (Ages 18 mos-3)
Dance Together, Smile Together! Welcome to the Roots and Sprouts Dance Class at The Kendrick Academy! This delightful class is designed for a Parent/Guardian and their little one to share the joy of dance, movement, and music. It's a wonderful opportunity to bond, have fun, and create lasting memories with your child.

What to Expect:

Playful Movement: Explore fun and gentle dance movements that are perfect for little ones. From twirls and sways to gentle stretches, this class is all about moving together in a playful and supportive environment.

Music and Rhythm: Dance to catchy tunes and sing along to favorite songs. We'll introduce simple rhythms and musical activities that will get you and your child grooving and giggling together.

Bonding Time: Strengthen the special bond between you and your child through dance. Every activity is designed to foster connection, trust, and joy, creating precious moments you'll cherish.

Creative Play: Engage in imaginative play that stimulates your child's creativity and curiosity. From pretending to be animals to exploring different dance styles, each class is a new adventure.

Social Fun: Meet other Parents and their little ones in a friendly and welcoming environment. It's a great way to make new friends and share the joys of parenting and dance.

Skills Developed:

Basic dance movements and coordination
Rhythm and musicality
Social and emotional bonding
Creativity and imagination
Physical activity and motor skills development
Why Join?

The Roots and Sprouts Dance Class is all about having fun and sharing special moments with your child. Our classes are designed to be light-hearted, engaging, and full of joy. No prior dance experience is necessary—just come ready to move, laugh, and enjoy time with your little one!

Instructor:
Our caring and enthusiastic instructors are experienced in working with young children and parents. They create a nurturing environment where everyone feels comfortable and encouraged.


Ages 1.5 - 3
Wednesday
1:15 PM to 1:45 PM
Your Stage Your Story Performing Arts Center
TWINKLE - Roots and Sprouts (Ages 18 mos-3)
Dance Together, Smile Together! Welcome to the Roots and Sprouts Dance Class at The Kendrick Academy! This delightful class is designed for a Parent/Guardian and their little one to share the joy of dance, movement, and music. It's a wonderful opportunity to bond, have fun, and create lasting memories with your child.

What to Expect:

Playful Movement: Explore fun and gentle dance movements that are perfect for little ones. From twirls and sways to gentle stretches, this class is all about moving together in a playful and supportive environment.

Music and Rhythm: Dance to catchy tunes and sing along to favorite songs. We'll introduce simple rhythms and musical activities that will get you and your child grooving and giggling together.

Bonding Time: Strengthen the special bond between you and your child through dance. Every activity is designed to foster connection, trust, and joy, creating precious moments you'll cherish.

Creative Play: Engage in imaginative play that stimulates your child's creativity and curiosity. From pretending to be animals to exploring different dance styles, each class is a new adventure.

Social Fun: Meet other Parents and their little ones in a friendly and welcoming environment. It's a great way to make new friends and share the joys of parenting and dance.

Skills Developed:

Basic dance movements and coordination
Rhythm and musicality
Social and emotional bonding
Creativity and imagination
Physical activity and motor skills development
Why Join?

The Roots and Sprouts Dance Class is all about having fun and sharing special moments with your child. Our classes are designed to be light-hearted, engaging, and full of joy. No prior dance experience is necessary—just come ready to move, laugh, and enjoy time with your little one!

Instructor:
Our caring and enthusiastic instructors are experienced in working with young children and parents. They create a nurturing environment where everyone feels comfortable and encouraged.


Ages 1.5 - 3
Wednesday
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Your Stage Your Story Performing Arts Center
SPARKLE - Intro (Dance/Acting/Music) Ages 3-4: Warner Robins
Let their first steps be towards The Kendrick Academy!

Is your little one ready to explore the world of creativity and fun? Our Intro class is the perfect introduction for children ages 3-4.

In our interdisciplinary class, your child will:

Move and Groove: Discover the joy of movement through fun dance routines and creative movement exercises.
Sing and Play: Explore the basics of music with sing-alongs and playful musical games.
Act Out Stories: Dive into imaginative play and simple acting exercises that spark creativity and storytelling.
Build Confidence: Our nurturing environment helps even the shyest children come out of their shells.
Make Friends: Your little one will love making new friends and sharing giggles in a supportive and friendly atmosphere.
Our experienced and loving instructors ensure that every child feels special and included. No prior experience is needed – just bring lots of energy and a big smile! ?
This course meets once per week!

Class registration includes class attire (leotard, tights, shoes, etc).

Ages 3 - 4
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Your Stage Your Story Performing Arts Center
DREAM - Dance l - Ballet (Ages 5-7): Warner Robins
Is your little one ready to twirl and leap into the world of ballet? Our enchanting Ballet Dance Class at The Kendrick Academy is the perfect start for young dancers ages 5-7. ?

In our Ballet Dance Class, your child will:

Learn the Basics: Discover the graceful movements and beautiful positions that make ballet so magical.
Build Strength: Ballet helps develop coordination, balance, and strength – all while having fun!
Gain Confidence: Each class is designed to boost your child's self-esteem and stage presence.
Make New Friends: Dancing is even more fun with friends! Our classes promote a supportive and friendly environment.
Express Themselves: Your little dancer will love expressing their creativity through elegant ballet routines.
Our experienced and caring instructors ensure that every child feels special and included. No prior dance experience is needed – just bring a smile and a lot of excitement! ?

This course meets once per week!

*Class registration includes class attire (leotard, tights, shoes, etc).

Ages 5 - 7
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Your Stage Your Story Performing Arts Center
DREAM - Acting FUNdamentals l (Ages 5-7): Warner Robins
Is your little star ready to take the stage? Our exciting Acting Class at The Kendrick Academy is the perfect introduction to the world of drama and performance for children ages 5-7.

In our Acting Class, your child will:

Explore Imagination: Dive into fun and creative acting games that spark imagination and storytelling.
Build Confidence: Our supportive environment helps children gain the confidence to express themselves in front of others.
Learn the Basics: Discover the fundamentals of acting, including voice projection, body language, and character development.
Make New Friends: Acting is all about teamwork! Your child will love collaborating with new friends.
Have Fun: Each class is packed with laughter, play, and unforgettable moments on stage.
Our experienced and friendly instructors ensure that every child feels welcome and included. No prior acting experience is needed – just bring a big smile and a love for good drama! ?

This class serves as the foundation for young actors and is specifically tailored for beginner students exploring the fundamentals of acting. Students are introduced to the building blocks of acting for commercials, television, film and theatre. Skills: Memorization, script analysis, character development, improv, audition technique in a fun and energetic environment!

Ages 5 - 7
Wednesday
5:35 PM to 6:20 PM
Your Stage Your Story Performing Arts Center
ELEVATE - Acting ll (FUNdamentals) Ages 8-10: Warner Robins
Bring all the good drama!

This Pre-Academy class serves as a building block for young actors and is specifically tailored for students looking to master the fundamentals of acting. Students are introduced to the building blocks of acting for commercials, television, film and theatre.

In this Acting Class, your child will:

Explore Imagination: Dive into fun and creative acting games that spark imagination and storytelling.
Build Confidence: Our supportive environment helps children gain the confidence to express themselves in front of others.
Learn the Basics: Discover the fundamentals of acting, including voice projection, body language, and character development.
Make New Friends: Acting is all about teamwork! Your child will love collaborating with new friends.
Have Fun: Each class is packed with laughter, play, and unforgettable moments on stage.
Our experienced and friendly instructors ensure that every child feels welcome and included. No prior acting experience is needed – just bring a big smile and a love for good drama! ?
Skills: Memorization, script analysis, character development, improv, audition technique in a fun and energetic environment!
New this year: Musical Theatre
*This is a Pre-Academy Class


Ages 8 - 10
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Your Stage Your Story Performing Arts Center
ELEVATE - Dance Jazz l (Ages 7-10): Warner Robins
Get Your Groove On! Welcome to the Jazz Dance Fun class at The Kendrick Academy! This lively and energetic class is perfect for kids aged 7-10 who love to move, groove, and have a blast dancing to upbeat music. If your child has a passion for dance and a flair for fun, this is the class for them!

What to Expect:

Let's move: Learn all the coolest jazz dance moves! From jazz hands to leaps and turns, we'll teach you the fundamentals of jazz dance in a fun and engaging way.

Fun Routines: Put those awesome moves into action with exciting dance routines set to your favorite songs. Each week, you’ll learn a new combination that’s sure to make you smile and dance your heart out.

Confidence Boost: Dancing is not just about the steps—it's about expressing yourself and having confidence. Our supportive instructors will help you build self-esteem and encourage you to shine on and off the dance floor.

Team Spirit: Dance is even more fun with friends! Work together with your classmates on group routines, practice teamwork, and cheer each other on. You'll make new friends and create amazing memories.

Performance Fun: Show off your skills in our end-of-season performance! Invite family and friends to see you light up the stage with your fantastic jazz moves. It's your time to shine!

Skills Developed:

Jazz dance techniques and choreography
Rhythm and musicality
Coordination and flexibility
Confidence and self-expression
Teamwork and collaboration
Why Join?

Jazz Dance Fun is all about having a great time while learning to dance. Our classes are filled with energy, laughter, and plenty of "wow" moments. Whether you're a beginner or have some dance experience, you'll find this class enjoyable and rewarding. Come join the fun and discover the joy of jazz dance!

Instructor:
Our experienced and enthusiastic instructors are dedicated to making dance fun and accessible for everyone. They’ll provide personalized attention and encourage you every step of the way.

Class registration fee includes class attire.

Ages 7 - 10
Friday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Your Stage Your Story Performing Arts Center
INSPIRE + THRIVE Modern Dance (Ages 11-18): Warner Robins
Welcome to the Pre-Professional Modern Dance Technique class at The Kendrick Academy! This advanced class is designed for dedicated young dancers aged 11-18 who are ready to refine their skills and take their dance to the next level. If you’re passionate about modern dance and aspire to a professional career, this is the class for you!

What to Expect:

Advanced Technique: Dive deep into the fundamentals and intricacies of modern dance, with special attention given to Horton, Graham and Dunham. You’ll learn advanced techniques, including floor work, contractions, releases, and intricate footwork, under the guidance of our expert instructors.

Choreographic Exploration: Develop your unique artistic voice through choreographic projects. You'll have the opportunity to create and perform your own pieces, exploring innovative movement and expression.

Strength and Flexibility: Enhance your physical abilities with targeted exercises designed to build strength, flexibility, and endurance. Our classes include comprehensive warm-ups and conditioning to prepare your body for the demands of modern dance.

Performance Skills: Gain invaluable experience performing both in class and on stage. You’ll learn how to convey emotion and storytelling through movement, captivating your audience with powerful performances.

Professional Preparation: Receive guidance on pursuing a career in dance. Our instructors will provide insights into auditions, dance companies, and higher education opportunities in the performing arts.

Skills Developed:

Advanced modern dance techniques
Choreographic creativity and innovation
Physical strength, flexibility, and endurance
Expressive performance skills
Professional preparedness and career insights
Why Join?

The Pre-Professional Modern Dance Technique class is designed to challenge and inspire dedicated young dancers. Our rigorous curriculum and supportive environment will help you grow as an artist and prepare you for a future in dance. Whether you dream of joining a dance company or pursuing dance in higher education, this class will provide the foundation you need to succeed.

Instructor:
Our instructors are accomplished dancers and choreographers with extensive professional experience. They are passionate about mentoring young dancers and providing personalized feedback to help you reach your full potential.

Class registration fee includes class attire.

Ages 11 - 18
W 7:20 PM-8:35 PM
F 6:00 PM-6:50 PM
Your Stage Your Story Performing Arts Center