PERFORMANCE TALENT BOOT CAMP
JUNE 19-24, 2017
PRICE AND DESCRIPTION OF CLASSES
Dance Classes – San Saba Civic Center
Instructor: Ashley Gaines – Huntingtown, MD
Monday - Friday, June 19-23, 2017
Cost: $50 for an hour private lesson
Classes for privates offered: tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, and technique
Call 325-372-8600 to schedule a class or email performancetalent@centex.net
Recording Session – Performance Talent Studio $50.00 Per Song
Students will have the opportunity to record 1 song with a karaoke track or instrument and have it mixed. Please provide your own track and bring 2 copies of the lyrics. You will receive 2 copies of the recorded CD, and you may order additional copies.
Workshop: How to Promote and Distribute Your Music - Performance Studio Group/1Hour $35.00
The students will learn how to promote and distribute their music on the internet thru sites like ITunes, CD Baby and other music sites online.
Saturday - Saturday, June 17-24, 2017 - Call 325-372-8600 to schedule
Instructor: Mark Scott - San Saba, TX
Vocal Instruction/Private – Performance Talent Studio 1 Hour $90.00
Tuesday - Friday, June 20 - 23, 2017 – Call 325-372-8600 to schedule.
Instructor: Misty Rae Carson – Nashville, TN
This intimate setting allows Misty and her students to dig in deep and really work on specific vocal issues. In a private session with Misty you will work and improve on breathing, support, voice placement, control, expression, range and much more. Please bring tracks or guitar and 2 copies of the lyrics.
Songwriting Instruction/Private - Performance Talent Studio 1 Hour $50.00
TUESDAY – Friday, June 20 – 23, 2017 – Call 325-372-8600 to schedule.
Instructor: Misty Rae and Jason Carson – Nashville, TN
In these lessons, songwriters will learn the strengths and weaknesses of their writing, tips for memorable melodies, and writing exercises to break the “writer’s block”. Please bring items to take notes, lyrics to songs you have written, and song ideas.
Intro to Songwriting/Group – Performance Talent Studio 1&1/2 Hours $35.00
Tuesday – Friday, June 20 – 23, 2017 – Call 325-372-8600 to schedule.
Instructor: Misty Rae and Jason Carson – Nashville, TN
Students learn the basic elements of a song, work on brainstorming exercises, express creativity, and write a song as a group. This program introduces song form, and reveals secrets behind the creative process through an authentic co-writing experience.
Vocal Clinic/ Group - Performance Talent Studio 8 yrs. & up 5 Hours $150.00
Saturday, June 24, 2017, 9:30am-2:30pm with a 30 minute lunch break. Lunch is provided.
Instructor: Misty Rae Carson– Nashville, TN
This ½ day, fun-filled workshop is for individuals ages 8 & up. This clinic is designed to help singers learn correct techniques that will last them a life time. Singers will learn breathing, timing, how to hit high notes, how to pick good songs for their voices, vocal health tips, and much more. This is a wonderful opportunity for vocalists to interact with other singers in a positive setting. Please bring guitar and/or tracks and 2 copies of lyrics.
Career Coaching/Private - Performance Talent Studio 1 Hour $35
Tuesday-Saturday, June 20-24, 2017
Instructors: Misty Rae and/or Jason Carson Nashville, TN
These sessions focus on career guidance and music business education. Sessions can be designed specifically for your needs, but some common topics include: Understanding Performing Rights Organizations, Understanding Publishing, Understanding Copyrights, Tour Support, and Radio Promotion. Parents may attend this session with their child if necessary at no additional cost.
Piano Lessons and Guitar Lessons Performance Talent Studio 9yrs. & up 1 Hour $50
Tuesday-Saturday, June 20-24, 2017 - Call 325-372-8600 to schedule a lesson.
Instructor: Jason Carson – Nashville, TN
The focus on the piano lessons is to help the student navigate the practical aspects of live performance by teaching them to find chords/melody/harmony by ear, transposing a song on the fly using the number system, finding the right key for the vocalist, understanding band dynamics, stage presence, practical improvisation skills at any level, and teaching them to play to their strengths using appropriate song selection.

Creative Drama Camp - Civic Center - 4th- 8th grades 5days/10hours $250 - Students will
engage in classical and traditional theatre games played around the world while enhancing their
imagination and creativity. They will learn the basic elements of theatre and learn basic techniques and
fundamentals of improvisation. They will read and perform short monologues and plays and create
simple props and costumes that depict setting and help character development. During the last hour on
Friday, the students will perform. ( Min. 8-10 students)
Monday - Friday, June 19-23, 2017 Call 325-372-8600 to schedule a class
Instructor: Laura Anne Scott - Adamsville. TX
STAGE PERFORMANCE- CIVIC CENTER Private session $50/hour.
Focused on stage presence, connecting/reading your audience, "acting" a song, transitions. Students can
bring one song or several to work through.
ACTING FOR THE CAMERA - CIVIC CENTER Private sessions, $50/hour, and/or Group $35/2 hours
Focused on acting for television and film. Will cover audition technique, cold reading, slate, and the
nuance of camera work vs. stage. Will tape "auditions" and email them to students after session.
THE BUSINESS OF ACTING- CIVIC CENTER Group Session $35/1 hour
Focused on managing yourself as an actor/performer. Covers professional resume writing, what is
considered "proper" head shots, and how to create an acting reel. Plus any and all other details
necessary to know about the industry, including which websites they should utilize and other marketing
tools.
CHILDREN'S VOCAL AND ACTING IN MUSICAL THEATRE - CIVIC CENTER $50/ 1 Hour
Ages: 4 years and up
Students may bring a song to work on or a song will be provided. The student will learn a short
monologue that will lead into a song. If a student only wants vocals or acting, the class will be $35/ 1/2Hr.
Monday - Friday, June 19-23, 2017 Call 325-372-8600 to schedule a class
Instructor: Bee Hudgins - Los Angeles, CA
How to Create an Acting Reel - Civic Center - Private Session $60/1 1/2 Hours
Monday, June 19-24, 2017
Instructor: Bee Hudgins - Los Angeles, CA
Friday, June 23, 2017 Search for the Star - Civic Center $40.00 for 1st solo act and $10 for additional
acts & $60 for a group’s 1st act/$10 for an additional act
This competition is open to all ages both male and female. You do not have to be a Boot Camp
participant to enter.
Entry forms and information are available by calling: 325-372-8600 or emailing: performancetalent
@centex.net
Check-in – 5:30pm Competition -6:00pm Deadline for entry forms and fees: June 12, 2017. No entries
will be taken at the door. Dressing Rooms and Concessions are available. Admission is $5.00 per person.
Saturday, 24, 2017 - Civic Center - Performance Talent 30th Anniversary Celebration
5:30pm - Catered Meal with steak or chicken breast and all the trimmings Cost: $12(must
purchase tickets by June 12) Call 325-372-8600 for tickets.
6:00pm - Performance Talent Showcase featuring present and past Performance Talent
students and Boot Camp teachers. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $5.00.

Recording Sessions Performance Talent Studio $50 per instrument per song
Tuesday – Saturday, June 20-24, 2017 – Call 325-372-8600 to schedule a session.
Instructor: Jason Carson – Nashville, TN
Jason will record piano tracks, rhythm guitar tracks, and/or background harmony on your demo. There will be an additional $25 per hour charge for
engineering, producing, and mixing.
Modeling Workshop/Group San Saba Civic Center 1&1/2 Hours $45
Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:00am- 11:30am
Instructor: Mitchel Sanderson – Ft Worth
Modeling and/or Image Consultation/Private San Saba Civic Center 1 Hour $50
Thursday & Friday, June 22-23, 2017 – Call 325-372-8600 to schedule a group or private lesson.
Instructor: Mitchel Sanderson – Fort Worth, TX
Mitchel will offer a group and private instruction in modeling and image consultation.
Acting Classes – Performance Talent Studio
Instructor – Debby Throckmorton - Nashville, TN
Monday- Friday, June 19-23, 2017
You may request a group or private class
Cost: Group per person $35 for 1&1/2 hours and $50 for 1 hour private
Cold read: You are given a script, and you will learn how to find your character in minutes. Most auditions are cold
readings, so an actor needs to learn how to figure out their character and know what the scene is about quickly to book a part.
This class teaches you to know who, what, when, where, and why of the scene in minutes, so you can quickly audition and get
the part for any audition.
Monologues – The class teaches you how to pick the perfect monologue for you and how to deliver it the best way to get the part. You
may provide your own monologue.
Scene Work – By using scenes from film, television, and plays an actor learns how to act and react to other actors. Learn how to fully
develop any character within a scene and how to honestly act with other actors.
Commercial On- Camera – The class teaches you how to audition for commercials.
Stage Performance – Singing on stage can be so intimidating. This class teaches you how to act while singing. A song is like a
monologue and requires the same amount of acting. You will learn how to connect to your audience with every song you sing.
Communications - The student will been given techniques for interviewing for newspapers, radio, television, and booking shows
The Art of Being an Artist - It will help the singers learn how to brand themselves and find who they are as an artist.
Songwriting - The students will learn the craft of songwriting.
The group classes will be set up by the following age groups:
Children – Ages 5-8 years
Preteen – Ages 9- 12 years
Teens – Ages 13-17
Adults – Ages 18 and up
Call 325-372-8600 to schedule a class. I will let you know when each group class will meet when I see how
many participates have signed up.