2022-23 Season
Class Descriptions

Note - there is a $50 non-refundable  registration fee for child
There is a $150 production fee per class 

Stagestars

Ages 5-8

Introduce your 5-8 yr. old to a mini-musical. This is a fun and exciting class for all experience levels where students will work on the basics of vocal training and choreography in a positive and fast paced environment. Students who wish will receive a part in the musical with spoken and signing lines. Students may also take part of this class as part of the musical's ensemble. In April 2023 they will perform in a 40 min Kids show. Students may not miss any rehearsals or shows during production week. This class also performs in both our Winter Recital in Nov 2022 and Year-End Recital in June 2023.
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Students registered in Stagestars are recommended to take Stage Jazz

Class options:

Stagestars A - Mondays 4:00-5:30pm

Stagestars B - Tuesdays 4:00-5:30pm 

Cost (+GST): 

Full Tuition = $1,200.00

Monthly Instalments (x10) = $120.00

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Juniors 

Ages 9-11

All experience levels welcome. This class requires commitment, dedication, and hard work. Focusing on vocal technique, choreography, and acting skills we work toward the year end production of (TBA) to be performed at The ACT Theatre in Maple Ridge in April 2023. Every student will be cast in the full-scale Jr. musical production, after they take part in a “mock audition” which teaches them the art of the audition process. Students may not miss any rehearsals or shows during production weeks. This class also performs in both our Winter Recital in Nov 2022 and Year-End Recital in June 2023.
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Students registered in Juniors are recommended to take a Junior Jazz class.

Class options:

Juniors A - Mondays 3:30-5:30pm

Juniors B - Tuesdays 3:30-5:30pm 

Cost (+GST): 

Full Tuition = $1,300.00

Monthly Instalments (x10)  = $130.00

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Seniors

Ages 12-18

All skills levels accepted. This class is for dedicated performers who are up to the challenge of putting together a full scale Jr. musical production of (TBA) to be performed at The ACT Theatre in May 2023 with sets, costumes and props. Must have full commitment (some exceptions may be made by the Director). Each student will be cast as a character in the show after they audition for their roles at the start of the year. This class focuses on vocal technique, choreography, character work/acting skills and team work. Students will also preform in a winter recital in Nov 2022 and a year end recital in June 2023.
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Students registered in Seniors are recommended to take a Senior Jazz class.

Class options:

Seniors A - Mondays 5:30-8:00pm

Seniors B - Tuesdays 5:30-8:00pm 

Cost (+GST): 

Full Tuition = $1,400.00

Monthly Instalments (x10) = $140.00

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Masters

Ages 11-18

One must audition to be accepted into the Masters Program after having completed at least 1 year at Showstoppers. This class is designed for those who have a strong passion for Musical Theatre and have full dedication to their craft. All applicants will participate in an audition process to be accepted into the program.
Once accepted students are expected to have full commitment to rehearsals. Students will work with a Vocal Coach, Acting Coach and Choreographer on a weekly basis. Students will perform in a year end Musical in May 2023 times TBA as well as a Winter recital in Nov 2022 and a Year End recital in May 2023. 
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Students registered in Masters are REQUIRED to take a Senior Jazz class.

Class times:

Masters - Wednesdays 5:00-8:30pm

Senior Jazz - Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm or 7:00-8:00pm

Cost (+GST): 

Full Tuition = $1,600.00

Monthly Instalments (x10) = $160.00

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Showchoir

Ages 12-18

For the serious and committed performer who really wants to strut their stuff. The Show Choir will be the go to class at Showstoppers Academy for performance opportunities around the Lower Mainland. Fresh takes on new and old songs, community performance and competitions are all in store for the Show Choir. This class also performs in both our Winter Recital in Nov 2022 and Year-End Recital in May 2023. 
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Class options:

Showchoir - Thursdays 5:00-7:00pm

Cost (+GST): 

Full Tuition = $750.00

Monthly Instalments = $75.00

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Jazz

Jazz dance is a fundamental form that complements all other styles of dance. Jazz classes are comprised of a warm-up, center work, and progressions including jumps and turns. Technique and style through choreography are emphasized. Students will learn progressive skills, jazz combinations, and routines. Jazz is offered to all ages and is recommended for all students. All of our Jazz classes perform in both our Winter Recital Nov 2022 and Year End Recital May 2023. This class is required for any student in the Masters program.
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Class options:

Stage Jazz (Grades K-3) - Thursday 5:00-6:00pm

Junior Jazz (Grades 4-7) - Thursday 6:00-7:00pm

Senior Jazz A (Grades 8-12) - Thursday 4:00-5:00pm

Senior Jazz B (Grades 8-12) - Thursday 7:00-8:00pm

Cost (+GST): 

Full Tuition = $700.00

Monthly Installments (x10) = $70.00

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