“Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.” – Willem Dafoe
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Welcome to the Theatrical Learning Center!
We are excited to bring you a wide variety of classes in our fall curriculum including: Acting, Musical Theatre, Stage Combat, Acting Technique, Makeup, Sound Engineering, Improv, and much more.
In the following catalog, you can learn more about the classes, the instructors, and all you can learn at the TLC. Then use the "Link To Purchase" button to purchase a ticket for your class. Become a better actor, musician, artist, and technician all at the TLC.
Don’t hesitate to sign up for your classes today (prices are low and spaces are limited). Feel free to email the Dean of Education, Michael Naffziger, for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org
September 10, 17, 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22 (Class + Showcase)
MUSICAL MINIS - MUSICAL THEATRE Revue FOR KIDS
September 28 October 5, 12, 19, 26
November 2, 9, 16, 17th (Tech and Performance)
Meeting Shakespeare - How to understand, Act, and Audition for Shakespeare
DUET ACTING WITH THE MEISNER TECHNIQUE
August 19, 26
September 2, 9, 16 (Class + Showcase)
DIRECTING 101 - Techniques for leading actors to success
Audition Ready: Preparing your Musical Theater Audition
August 20, 27 September 3, 10
Becoming Peter Pan - Learning the fundamentals of swordplay
August 22, 23
Improve for the Actor (Using the joy of improv to become a better actor)
Can You Hear Me?- Learn how to run the VBTG Soundboard For Shows
Quick Tricks to Theatrical Makeup
September 4, 6, 11,13
"Don't Go Upstairs!” Revealing the Secrets to Horror Makeup
October 2, 4, 9, 11
"Going There: Discovering your Character’s Truth through Subtext and Physical Action."
September 19, 26
October 3, 10, 17 (Class + Showcase)
September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 20 (Tech), 21 (Showcase), 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December 13, 20, 21 (Tech), 22 (Showcase)
Meet the Instructor
Michael D. Naffziger (Master Class Instructor) is a TONY nominated theatre educator and director. He has been an actor, director, and producer of theatre for over a decade.
Before becoming the Theatre Director at Indian River Charter High School, Michael was the producer for the D-Gallery Theatre in Los Angeles, while performing with The Redlands Civic-Light Opera.
At Indian River Charter High School, several of Michael’s productions have received the title of “Florida Thespian Mainstage '' and have been invited to perform in professional theatres (The STRAZ Center for the Performing Arts and The Tampa Theatre).
Some of his latest productions include Lord of the Flies, The Fantasticks, Camelot, To Kill A Mockingbird, Jekyll and Hyde, and CATS. Michael is the owner of the lighting company East Coast Encore, and the Vice President of The Vero Beach Theatre Guild. Michael lives in Vero Beach with his incredibly supportive wife, Lindsay, and his two amazing children, Alyzsa Love (16) and Jagger Dones (13).