Class Schedule & Fees

MaDLOM 2017 – 2018

We encourage the power of collaborative work

Our students are encouraged to imagine and create stories, choreography studies, and poetry in rhythms. We recognize that students have numerous intelligence and abilities to learn differently. A partnership is cultivated between the students and teachers to support creative and critical thinking. Students become independent thinkers that will have the voice in the world. They are encouraged to be ground-breaking builders of the new in literature, public speaking, leadership; creative performance, music, visual arts & media; sciences & math, television & film.

2 Semesters per school calendar

Our longer semesters allow the proces in which we experience a fully developed course curriculum. With help each student achieve their full creative potential.

FIFTEEN (15/16) classes per semester TWELVE (12) classes per semester

Contact Maya Milenovic Workman (Artistic Director) or Madlom staff:  madlommail@gmail.com
FALL: 2017 begins September 15

Physical Theater begins October 5

SPRING: 2018 begins February 5

Physical Theater begins February 8

 

For students wishing to deepen their technique we recommend a combination of classes.

 

2017 -2018 is MaDLOM 20th ANNIVERSARY

SEPTEMBER 15 TRIAL CLASSES BEGIN

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER:   END YEAR APPEAL – Fundraising

MARCH 2018 –  Honoring our founder Reggie Workman – Fundraising

MAY, 2018  – Celebratory Performance, honoring mothers

JUNE, 2018 Brunch/Potluck –  Celebratory Performance, honoring fathers

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

2017-2018

ACTING ON CAMERA – NEAL LERNER (Actor, Director) – weekend TBA

VISUAL ARTS & MOVEMENT & ACTING – MARY CHANG (Actor, Visual Artist, Director) – weekend TBA

PRIVATE LESSONS: drumming, ballet (Maya M. Workman & Grant Burroughs)

 

CLOSING

We Follow Montclair Public School Calendar; for imediate updates reach out to: (973) 626 6130

REGISTRATION 2017-2018

FIFTEEN (15-16) classes per semester
TWELVE (12-13) classes per semester, Physical Theater & Acting

1) Fill out: Registration Form (Online or print)
2) Pay on line with Pay Pal ($5.00 processing fee)
3) Send us a check: Madlom, 41 Watchung Plaza, #324, Montclair, NJ 07042

Early Bird registration
Reserve & sign up  the space by writing to madlommail@gmail.com
Before September 8, 2016 (Fall semester 2017)
Before January 29, 2017 (Spring semester 2018)
Registration Fee is Waived and 10% deduction from regular price  (see bellow) applies

Regular Registration
After September 8  (Fall 2017), after January 29 (Spring 2018)

Registration fees for one year!

$35 first child + $10 second child + $10 third child

Tuition:
1 class (15 sessions) = $299
Physical Theater & Acting (12 sessions) = $250
2 classes = $530
2 classes & Physical Theater & Acting as a second class = $480
3 classes = $780
3 classes with Physical Theater & Acting as a third class = $690

Payment plan is available
No refunds after third class

Monday

Monday

Creative Movement & Story project for the youngest team!

Ages 3 to 5
Maya 4:00 – 4:45

Imagine and create by observing paintings and listen to stories. Develop inner strength through joy of movement. Discover the space around you and introduce length of time & dance steps. (The goal is to encourage creativity, confidence, strength, kinesthetic awareness, dance steps and teamwork). WE WILL ADD PERCUSSION! We will read and imagine Anansi The Spider, Copelia, Nutcracker and Peter and the Wolf. (Bare feet, ballet shoes are optional, loose clothes)

Moving Theater, Modern Dance, Choreography & Story Project (Level 1)

Ages 5 to 7
Maya 4:45 – 5:40

(1) Explore the space and observe Visual Art (2) train in the modern dance, intro ballet (3) Introduce story telling through movement and beginning ballet (4) Concepts of choreography, timing and images. (5) Picasso, Magritte, Kandinsky, Dali and Basquiat inspire us and ‘come alive’.  We encourage individuality, creative & critical thinking & communication. Imagination helps develop a thought. Adding drum and create movement rhythms.  (The goal is to encourage creativity, confidence, kinesthetic awareness, dance steps & ballet, movement combinations, teamwork communication). (Bare feet, ballet shoes are optional, loose clothes)

Moving Theater, Modern Dance and Choreography & Story Project (Level 2) – Introduce Physical Theater in class 10!

Ages 71/2 – 10
Maya 5:40 – 6:40

(1) Explore the space, engage and reason through creative thought process. Critical and creative thinking in a frendly and safe space. (2) Training in MODERN dance  and choreography! (3) Leadership and directing inspired by visual art in short class studies. (4) BALLET barre is introduced. The class offers a strong base to further development of modern dance skill, theater and ballet (5) (The goal is to encourage individuality, and creative & critical thinking; modern dance technique, strengthening & stretching, confidence, movement memory and teamwork communication). (6) We will introduce the physical theater and explore the characters.
(Bare feet, ballet shoes are optional, loose clothes)

Tuesday

Beginning Djembe Drumming, Poetry and Story Project

Ages 4 to 6 (PK-K) –  AT THIS TIME NOT IN SESSION

(1) The students are encouraged to create own rhythms, poems, add a joyous African Djembe Drumming & movement. (2) Introduce the story of Ms G Cle & read the music. Students get a chance to put movement and rhythm & patterns into the space. (3) Rhythm is in everyone; it can be brought out through focused learning. (Goal is to help youngest learners to focus and create)
(Dress code: Loose clothes) 

Ballet (Level 1+2)

Ages 7 – 10
Maya and guests
4:40 – 5:45

Ballet placement, speed & how to work from the core
We include ballet vocabulary, ballet barre, center and across the floor. We define standard placements of the feet, arms, control and poise. Flexibility and strength are encouraged. This class is recommended for boys and girls and is essential to develop stronger modern dance technique.
(Dress code; black or pink combination, ballet slippers, hair must be neatly secured in a bun or twist).
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Modern Dance & Choreography & Story Project & Performance (Level 3)

Ages 10 -15
Maya  5:45 – 7:15

(1) This class forms a COMPANY. It’s all about leadership, creativity and invention! (2) Students & the teacher collaborate! Students lead, direct and examine performance. (3) Development of individuality & critical thinking is emphasized. (3) Students are required to write their impressions. (4) The class performs (5) Modern dance (based in Graham and Cunningham and improvisation), strengthening and stretching is practiced. (Bare feet & loose clothes).

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Wednesday

 

Ballet (Intermediate Level)

Ages 10 – 15
Guests and Maya
Wednesday 5:30 – 7:00

This class continues exploring ballet vocabulary and work at the ballet barre, center and across the floor. Body alignment is the key (Feet, hips, shoulders, head) to further work on turnout (rotation outward) and extensions. Positions of the arms and legs as well as 9 basic directions of the body are explored. Small jumps transferring to larger jumps across the floor are practiced in every class. Students are advised how to stretch at home. Movement memory is developed. This class is for boys and girls.
(Dress code black and pink combination, ballet slippers, hair must be neatly secured).
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Thursday

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Physical Theater & Acting starts October 12

(Level 1+ 2)

Ages 9 – 15
Mike Barton, Ayana Workman and Maya
Thursday 5:00 – 6:20

This class forms a COMPANY. It is created for young actors and modern dancers and athletes! We engage in pohysical theater exercises, skits, poems and Shakespeare (for young audiences),  We create and analyze the characters. Students are encouraged to come up with their own ideas! There will be also a Sunday workshop with Mary Chang, an actress and painter.
(Dress code loose clothes, bare feet, yoga mat)

Friday

Every drum class starts with warm up of hands and body.

DRUM (Djembe drum) & Poetry & Movement (Level 1 A added)

Ages 5-6  Maya, Grant, William  (& Garret)  Friday 4:00 – 4:45 (Level 1B joins at 4:30)

DRUM (Djembe drum) & Poetry & Movement (Level 1 B)

Ages 6 to 8
Maya, Grant, William  (& Garret)
Friday 4:30 – 5:15

(1) The students work on their djembe drumming skill (2) Creation of poems and rhythms is welcomed. (3) Basic music notations and how to create rhythm, poetry is encouraged. (4) An added benefit of drumming is emotional regulation, the development of focus, and pre-literacy skills. Children are exposed to African rhythms (Kuku, Mwana, Funga, Isokota).
(Dress code: loose clothes)

DRUM (Djembe) & Poetry & Movement (Level 2)

Ages 8 1/2 -10 1/2
M’ten Halsey, Grant (& Garrett), Maya & William
Friday 5:15 – 6:15

(1) Polyrhythm’s (each hand plays one side)  (2) faster speed of playing (3) This class is excellent to encourag focused learning. The students continue to create their own poems and rhythms in addition to learning African rhythms such as Kuku, Lamba, N’Kwanga, Funga, Yembala, Samba, Funky Madlom, etc.  The group is encouraged to perform.
(Dress code: loose clothes)

DRUM (Djembe  & Dun Dun drum) (Level 3)

Ages 10 1/2 – 15
M’ten Halsey, Grant (& Garrett) & William (& Maya)
Friday 5:45 – 6:55

(1) On this level our students explore advance levels of drumming. Participants must be invited by teachers. Once on this level, drumming becomes a skill. This class is excellent to help focus learning in school. It encourages discipline, and strong listening skills. The group is encouraged to perform as leaders of drum ensemble.
(Dress code: loose clothes)