Totally Trollwood Winter Academy2020-01-23T15:50:44+00:00


Trollwood is proud to introduce a variety of new youth education programs, including pre-school opportunities, beginning in January 2020. These fun and unique classes in music, dance, film and theatre are open to students ages 3 -18.  Students auditioning for Trollwood’s 2020 Mainstage Musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella are encouraged to sharpen their auditioning skills by enrolling in Trollwood’s Musical Theatre Audition Workshop (Jan. 26) or participating in the audition preparation multi-session class opportunity.

Trollwood Studio Sessions: Songwriting & Recording (Grades 6-12)

» PROGRAM DATES: Jan. 11, 18 & 25; Feb. 1, 8 & 15

» SUNDAYS from 3:45-5:45

» LOCATION: Trollwood Performing Arts School


» INSTRUCTOR: Billy Kidd

CLASS DESCRIPTION: Budding Songwriters! Join professional musician, Billy Kidd, as you brainstorm ideas for song lyrics & put your lyrics to music using Garageband for Mac. Record & produce a demo of your songs for your final project. Mac computers will be provided for use onsite at Trollwood.

Moviemaking: Grades 5-8

» PROGRAM DATES: Jan. 12, 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9 & 16

» SUNDAYS from 1:30-3:30pm

» LOCATION: Film/Recording Lab, Trollwood Performing Arts School


» INSTRUCTOR: Dan Glaser

CLASS DESCRIPTION: Join Hollywood filmmaker, Dan Glaser, as he teaches the behind-the-scenes magic of making movies, and how students can use those tricks to make their own content for YouTube, social media and beyond! Topics covered will help you produce fun and professional-quality videos and short films. Take your moviemaking skills to the next level!

Musical Theatre Audition Prep: Grades 5-8

» PROGRAM DATES: Jan. 12, 19 & 26; Feb. 2, 9 & 16

» SUNDAYS from 3-4:30 (Dance) & 4:45-6:16 (Voice)

» LOCATION: Trollwood Performing Arts School


» INSTRUCTOR: Katie Damico (Voice) & Haylee Thompson (Dance)

CLASS DESCRIPTION: This is the perfect class to help you prepare for your next audition!

Vocal/Music portion is a 90 minute class will students will learn to sing in varying musical theatre styles and focus on how to act the song. Assistance will be given in choosing audition song selections, and preparing cut versions of songs. Emphasis will be on delivering a musical theatre sound via healthy vocal technique. BEGINNING TO INTERMEDIATE LEVEL CLASS.

Dance portion is a 90 minute class that presents the students with various styles of authentic Broadway Theatre dance. Dancers learn the basics of technique and alignment through ballet and jazz-based warm-ups, and also get to practice the specifics of context and setting for each week’s combination. Learn how to improve your ability to act and dance to help you stand out in the audition room. BEGINNING TO INTERMEDIATE LEVEL CLASS. Jazz/character shoes suggested.