Classes Offered 2017-2018

Competition Musical Theater

Audition Required? Yes

Fee Required? Yes $125 Booster fee Plus a production Fees based on the show or shows being performed

Course Description: This course expands on knowledge learned in Advanced Musical Theater.   This is a course in musical theater history and performance.  The course deals with the exploration and study of musical theater through acting, singing, and dancing.  It also aids in preparation for audition.  It explores a variety of genres and styles to help students gain a well-rounded perspective.  This course is performance based and previous singing or acting experience is required.  This class is a performance class and each student is expected to attend after school rehearsals and performances.

Advanced Musical Theater

Audition Required? No

Fee Required? Yes $125 booster fee Plus a production Fees based on the show being performed

Course Description: This course introduces the style and characteristic elements of modern musical theater.  This is an introductory course in musical theater history and performance.  The course deals with the exploration and study of musical theater through acting, singing, and dancing.  It also aids in preparation for audition.  It explores a variety of genres and styles to help students gain a well-rounded perspective.  This course is performance based and some previous singing or acting experience is suggested.  This class is a performance class and each student is expected to attend after school rehearsals and performances.

Acting

Audition Required? No

Fee Required? Yes $125 booster fee

Course Description: This course offers students the opportunity to study acting methods and games to enhance the students knowledge of theater.  The course may involve performance opportunities and some after school rehearsals may be required. Students are expected to perform in front of an audience which will give the student more confidence with public speaking. All areas of theater will be discussed such as Technical theater, house management, Stage management, makeup and costumes. This is an entry level class.

Advanced Drama

Audition Required? No

Fee Required? Yes $125 booster fee Plus a production Fees based on the show being performed

Course Description: This course offers students the opportunity to study acting methods and games to enhance the students knowledge of theater.  The course involves performance opportunities and some after school rehearsals are required. Students will prepare monologues and scenes for performance. Acting methods are discussed at the advanced level. All areas of theater will be discussed such as Technical theater, house management, Stage management, makeup and costumes. This is an upper level class.

Technical Theater

Audition Required? No

Fee Required? Yes $125 booster fee

Course Description: This is an elective Fine Arts class offering beginning instruction for technical elements of theatre.  Students will learn about sound, lighting, set design/building, back stage assistance, and house management.  This course will offer hands on experience and require students to work several shows after school.

Our Teachers

Ryan Wason

Director of Chorus and Musical Theatre

Mr. Wason is the Director of Chorus at Lambert High School and serves as the Music Director for the Acting Troupe of Lambert. Mr. Wason is currently in his 14th year of teaching and has taught at all grade levels. Currently, Mr. Wason teaches Choral Music, Music Theory, AP Music Theory, and Orchestra. Choruses under Mr. Wason’s direction have been very successful, receiving superior and excellent ratings in performance and sight-reading in the Large Group Performance Evaluations for both the Ohio Music Education and Georgia Music Educators Associations. Outside of teaching, Mr. Wason has enjoyed performing in and directing plays and musicals, most recently music directing The Addams Family and Thoroughly Modern Millie here at Lambert. Mr. Wason enjoys spending time with his wife Jeney and their daughters Ella and Daphne and their dog Artie.

Carly Berg

Director of Theater Department

Carly has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Brenau University in the Gainesville Theatre Alliance training program. She has performed in over 50 productions including several lead roles in professional theaters, schools, and community theatres. Carly also has a strong passion for children’s theatre and finds working with children to be personally rewarding. She enjoys helping children build their self confidence and talents on stage. Carly has directed or choreographed more than 40 children’s theatre productions and always strives to be an excellent role model for her students. Previous directing or choreography includes: Clinton Area Showboat Theatre, Holly Children’s Theatre, Lumpkin County H.S., Johnson H.S., North Hall H.S., Dawson County H.S., Dawson County Arts Council, Mill Springs Academy, Wauka Mountain Elementary School