Musical Theatre Foundation w/Ryan
Saturdays 12:00pm-1:00pm PT
6-Week course starting February 20th
(Students will also attend 6 dance classes of their choosing)
Youth Musical Theatre Foundation class with Ryan Burtanog. This class is for novice and intermediate students curious about musical theatre. Students will learn the basics of theatre elements like stage direction, learning lines, improvisation, storytelling and dance. Students will also learn about approaching personal challenges and celebrate their individuality through the performing arts. Our goal is to increase self confidence and discipline. This course requires students to take 6 dance classes, 1 class of their choosing per week. There will be a culminating virtual showcase at the end of the course. This is a 6-week course.
Ryan Burtanog (He/Him/His)
Mr. Burtanog has a diverse background that includes theater, counseling, psychology and higher education. He has a Master of Education in College Student Affairs and worked in Higher Education for nearly 10 years. He has worked at both private and public universities, and has advised students organizations and faculty members providing leadership and mentorship. He has also advised the theater group of the Asian Pacific Island organization at Cal Poly Pomona. His monologue he wrote describing the Filipino experience as seen through the eyes of a newborn, was featured in an LA Times article. As a theater teaching artist, he worked with elementary school students by providing them life skills through theatrical performance and taught youth and adolescent acting classes.