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The Woodland Opera House Theatre and Dance Annex

Summer Hours Office Hours:

July 13 through August 7     Thursdays only           Noon- 6:00pm

Aug 21 through Aug 31        Monday  - Thursday   3:00pm - 6:00pm

520 Court Street, 530-650-8203

Click here for the 2017-18 Education Brochure


Beginning Ballet Workshop

Students will be introduced to the basics of movement, musicality, and ballet technique in a fun environment that fosters growth and development of their personal strengths.


July 20th-August 17

Ages 6-8 – 2:00-2:55

Ages 9+ - 3:00-3:55

Instructor: Anna Walton

Tuition: $50

Beginning Youth Tap

This tap workshop is geared towards the beginning tapper. Each class will start off with a warm up to get your feet moving, then across the floor basics, and end by putting it together within a combination.


Ages 6-14  Thursdays 5:00-5:55    July 20th-August 17th   Instructor: Staci Arriaga   Tuition: $60

Hula Dance

Students will learn traditional Hula and Tahitian steps and terminology.  At the completion of this session, students will be able to dance one to two dances.


Ages: 5-12

Tuesdays, 6:00-6:55

July 25-August 29

Tuition: $60


Ages: 13-Adult
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30
July 25-August 29
Tuition: $90

Instructor Bio: Bernadette Puanani Cruz Breeding, Dance Instructor studied under late Kumu Hula Maria Reyes of “Tiare O’ Polynesia”. Later with Auntie Ruth Nalua Manaois, Anthony Waipa and Katrina Hali`imaile Manaois of “Hula Halau `Nalua and `Ote`a `Api”.  We have a combination of over 40 years of dancing and instruction experience.


Bernadette Puanani Cruz Breeding along with her brother Clarence Cruz founded PiliAloha Ohana/Otea Feti`i dance studio in 2002 and continues to teach traditional dances from Polynesia and Micronesia.

Mystery - Whodunit Skits

Participants will help solve the mystery as they act out scenes in order to solve a crime. Throughout the mystery, some players become Suspects and others become Detectives, but all are involved the entire time. Most of the clues are revealed through their scripted scenes. When registering, a character list will be read to you and you can choose a character for your child. We will send an invitation to the mystery with the character card if your child would like to prep for their character. Character dress-up is highly encouraged!

Mystery at the coolest Summer Camp

It's talent show night at Camp Ana-waka-weeeble-wobble-rama-lama-ding-dong, the coolest camp on Earth. But when the talent show judge is poisoned with a cup of juice, it becomes clear that someone doesn't want the show to go on!

July 26th 1:00-3:00
Ages 9+
$30 (Or $25 if registering for more than one mystery)

Mystery at the High School

It's Election Day at Harmony High, and the whole school is buzzing about who will be the next Student Body President. But suddenly, Principal Pugsley discovers that all of the ballots have been stolen! Who is trying to sabotage the election, and why?

August 2nd 1:00-3:00
Ages 12+
$30 (Or $25 if registering for more than one mystery)


Tunes with Toddlers

Toddlers and parents/care givers join together to make music using
instruments, singing, movement, and finger play songs to support social
skills and pre-academics such as colors, numbers, shapes, and letters.  This
group will offer interactive learning through song and movement.  All abilities welcome.

Ages 1-5
Mondays 10:30-11:15


August Session: 8/14, 8/21, 8/28

Tuition: $21


September Session: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25

Tuition: $21

October Session: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30

Tuition: $35


November Session: 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27

Tuition: $28


December Session: 12/4, 12/11, 12/18

Tuition: $21


Teacher Bio:

Emily Stewart is the newest member of the Music To Grow On, Music Therapy Services team.  Emily Stewart graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy. She additionally earned a Cello Pedagogy Certificate by completing pedagogical studies with the CSU cello professor Barbara Thiem. She enjoyed playing in a variety of musical ensembles through college, including duets, jazz quintets, opera pits, string quartets, and the CSU symphony. Emily completed her Music Therapy internship at the Milwaukee Center for Independence serving adults with developmental disabilities under the supervision of Andrew Neary and three other music therapists. At MCFI, she completed a case study investigating the use of a speech cueing method with an adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Emily has experience working with infants, children, and adults with various disabilities, including Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, and Developmental Delays. Emily plays several musical instruments including cello, guitar, piano, Autoharp, ukulele, and Native American flute. She enjoys reading and writing research articles and learning new guitar techniques, and hopes to pursue a Master’s Degree in the future. 


Dance Classes

Classes are held September-May. 


BALLET: Introduction to basic ballet positions of feet, arms, and head. Emphasis on body posture and rhythm.

(* New students okay)

Purple Group*         Ages 3-4         Mon.      3:00-3:45

Lavender Group*    Ages 3-4        Tue.        3:00-3:45

Rose Group*           Ages 5-6        Tue.        4:00-4:45

Green Group*         Ages 7-9         Thur.      4:00-4:55
Magenta Group*     Ages 9-12       Fri.         5:00-5:55

Maroon Group*       Ages 12+        Fri.        4:00-4:55


BALLET: For the continuing student. Emphasis on technique, jumps, turns, and combinations.

Plum Group           Wed.         3:00-3:45

Fuchsia Group       Mon.        4:00-4:55

Blue Group            Mon.        5:00-5:55


BALLET: Classes will focus on improving strength, flexibility and control and on learning advanced combinations. Teacher permission required.

Teal Group              Tue. & Thur.      4:00-4:55

Yellow Group          Mon. & Wed.    6:00-6:55

Orange Group         Mon. & Wed.    4:00-4:55

Vermillion Group    Mon. & Wed.   5:00-5:55

Red/Pointe Group   Tue. & Thur.    5:00-6:45

Ballet Variations          Fri.              4:00-5:15

Advanced Technique    Wed.          3:00-3:55     

HIP HOP/JAZZ: An introduction class focusing on rhythm,

syncopation and stage presence.  

Ages 5-7      Thur.   5:15-6:00 OR Sat. 10:00-10:45

BEGINNING JAZZ: An  introduction to technique and combinations. This class will focus on strength, flexibility and beginning to intermediate combinations. 

Ages 8+                Thur.     5:00-5:55


CONTINUING JAZZ: Emphasis on strength, technique and choreography. Teacher permission required.

Manhattan Jazz      Mon.       4:00-4:55

Brooklyn Jazz        Tue.        5:00-5:55

Chicago Jazz         Wed.       5:00-5:55


TAP:  For the beginning students. Emphasis on  tap technique and beginning combinations

Tiny Tappers   
Ages 5-7    Thur.  4:30-5:15

Beginning Tap 
Ages 8+    
Tue  4:00-4:55

CONTINUING TAP:  For the returning students. Emphasis on  tap technique and combinations. Teacher permission required.

Diamond Tappers          Mon.       5:00-5:55

Sapphire Tappers          Mon.       6:00-6:55

Emerald Tappers           Wed.       4:00-4:55

HIP HOP: A high energy class focusing on rhythm, syncopation and stage presence.  

Ages 8+             Thur.       6:00-6:55

Ages 8-12           Sat.      10:00-10:55

Ages 13+            Sat.      11:00-11:55


FUSION: Students will technique and combinations for hip-hop, jazz, Bollywood, and reggae.

Ages 7+             Sat.          9:00-9:55



Spring dance showcase will be June 2 & 3.

Showcase dress rehearsals TBA.


Dance Class Tuition

Registration Fee: $25 per family annually.

                            $15 for returning families.


Classes Per Week      Monthly Tuition

One Class…….……..$55

Two Classes…….…..$100

Three Classes……….$135

Four Classes………..$160

Click here for registration forms


Musical Theatre Classes

Develop your skills as a vocalist and dancer while working on numbers from popular Broadway musicals. 



Tues, 5:00-5:45

Session 1: Sept 19-Nov 14 (No class 10/31)  $90

Session 2: March 6-May 15* (No class 4/3) $110

Grades K-1st            

Sat, 10:00-10:45

Session 1: Sept 23-Nov 18 (No class 11/11) $90

Session 2:March 10-May 19* (No class 4/7) $110

Grades 2nd-4th         

Mon, 6:00-6:55

Session 1: Sept 25-Nov 13  $90

Session 2: March 5-May 14* (No class 4/2) $110

Grades 2nd-4th     

 Sat, 11:00-11:55

Session 1: Sept 23-Nov 18 (No class 11/11) $90

Session 2: March 10-May 19* (No class 4/7) $110

Grades  5th+              

Tues, 6:00-6:55

Session 1: Sept 19-Nov 14 (No class 10/31) $90

Session 2: March 6-May 15* (No class 4/3) $110


*Session 2 Musical theatre students will participate in the spring dance showcase on either June 2 or June 3.

Dress rehearsals TBA the weeks of May 21 & 28.


Acting Classes


Imagination Theatre Experience the joy of  self-expression through the use of theatre games and short imaginative scenes. This class will develop the young actor’s confidence on stage.

Grades 2nd-4th     Cost per session: $90



Acting A TO Z Learn everything from stage directions to Improv...from theatre games to scene study... all while having a blast!


Grades 5th – 9th grade   Cost per session: $90

Wednesdays: 5:00-5:55

Session 1: September 27-November 15

Session 2:January 24-March 14


Click here for registration form

Teichert Foundation


Youth Summer Theatre Camp

Show Biz Kidz-

“Lullaby of Broadway” 2018


WOH Youth Summer Theatre Camp is an annual program designed to be an introduction to theatre performance for area youth with or without previous training or experience.  Students spend 4 weeks studying musical theatre technique including, singing, dancing, voice projection, characterization, theatre terminology, and theatre etiquette and professionalism. Students will develop performance skills and will be given an equal opportunity to shine on stage. The camp will culminate with performances of a Broadway -style musical revue.


For students who have completed

kindergarten -18years

Camp runs June 18 - July 15

Performances: July 13, 14, 15


Registration begins January 8, 2018

 Register early. Classes fill fast.