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BAK PREP CLASSES

Do you have a 4th or 5th grader interested in auditioning for Bak Middle School of the Arts? Not sure how the whole PBCSD Choice Program works? Our Bak Prep program for Communication Arts and Theater prepares students AND parents with everything they need to know about the application and audition process. Classes are taught by our expert audition coach, Mark Fetterly, who has been successfully preparing area students for Bak and Dreyfoos auditions for 20 years.

 

We offer two eight-week sessions and a one-day workshop intensive before auditions begin in January 2023. 

 

Fall Bak Prep Session II 

BAK Middle School of the Arts Theater Audition Prep 

​​Grades 4 & 5   |   1.25 Hours   |   Thursdays @ 4pm-5:15pm

 

This class is designed for students interested in auditioning for Theater. They will practice cold readings, open scenes, acting games, and vocal exercises. They will also be instructed in what to wear, how the audition process will work, and how to show off their "directability" and creativity. Taught by former Bak Artist-in-Residence and Drama Dept. Head at Wellington High School, Mark Fetterly. Parents will receive information on the choice program and audition process so you're well prepared! 

$195 for Eight Week Session    |    October 20 - December 15 (No class Nov. 24)

BAK Middle School of the Arts Communication Arts Audition Prep 

Grades 4 & 5   |   1.25 Hours   |   Thursdays @ 5:30pm - 6:45pm

 

This class covers everything you need to know about the audition process for rising 4th and 5th graders. Students will review how to critique a short film, work on their creative writing skills using a photo prompt, and will write and polish a one-minute speeches with special emphasis on memorization and presentation. The workshop will cover what to wear to the audition, what adjudicators are looking for, and how to stand out from the crowd. Taught by former Bak Artist-in-Residence and Drama Dept. Head at Wellington High School, Mark Fetterly. Parents will receive information on the choice program and audition process so you're well prepared! 

$195 for Eight Week Session    |    October 20 - December 15 (No class Nov. 24)

MARK FETTERLY

Mark is the Director of Theatre at Wellington High School. A former artist in residence at Bak Middle School of the Arts, he has successfully coached students for Bak and Dreyfoos School of the Arts for nearly 20 years. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Theatre and has taught locally at the Kravis Center, Armory Art Center and Lake Worth Playhouse.