JGP EDU

MISSION

Our mission is to provide educational opportunities for artists to learn and study their craft in a safe, creative, and welcoming space.

 

With an array of classes, workshops, and series for all ages, we hope to help students gain the knowledge and experience necessary to be a successful artist. We believe better artists make better people

John W. Graves III
Founder & Director
Lydia Azondekon,
Enrichment Coordinator
ReBecca Nicolas
Enrichment Coordinator

1 on 1 Lessons  

JGP Studio, 1214 South St.

ACTING, VOICE, DANCE, PIANO, GUITAR

Whether beginning or brushing up on skills, our one-on-one lessons provide you with excellent training with professionals in your area of interest (technique, performance, conditioning, and more)​. Lessons are provided for all ages. 

  • $35 for 30 minutes. $50 for 1 hour. 

  • Tailored lessons for specific needs and areas of study, focus, and learning.

  • Short term and long term goals and plans of execution. 

  • Discounts available. 

 

MASTERCLASSES

JGP Studio, 1214 South St.

Throughout the year, JGP provides an array of classes to the general public. Most classes are for beginners and intermediates. Students enjoy learning, networking and experiencing the power of art in a safe, welcoming, and creative environment. Our Masterclasses provide a glimpse of what our members and visitors can expect in a normal series with JGP. 

  • Masterclasses range from $10 - $15 and last between 1 - 2 hours.

  • Master Class Month is in March 2020.  Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up on what's coming up. 

 

WE OFFER

African Dance

ACTING

Hip Hop Dance

Voice

Saturday School

(Speech, Movement, Choir)

Line Dancing

Contemporary Dance

Movement for the Performer

Actor's Workshop

Praise Dance

Children's Theatre

Song Writing

 

4 WEEK VOCAL ARTS SERIES 

JGP Studio, 1214 South St.

Cycle 6 begins March 2020

A four-week vocal and music course for singers. 3 times a week, singers come together in a small group to learn the fundamentals of singing in exciting, welcoming, and interactive classes and workshops.  Vocalists of all levels are welcome.

WE COVER

Site reading

Aural Skills

Speech

Choir

Warm-ups & exercises

1 on 1 consultations

Movement for the performing artists

Weekly Performance Workshop

 

6 WEEK DANCE SERIES 

JGP Studio, 1214 South St.

Cycle 12 begins March 8, 2020

A six-week intensive dance course for adults. 3 days a week, members of the Dance community come together to learn or brush up on technique and choreography in a group setting.  Some experience is needed before joining this series.

WE COVER 

Cycle 11 focus: Contemporary

Warm-ups & exercises

Performance Workshop

1 on 1 consultations

Masterclasses:

Stretch Class,

African, Jazz, Hip Hop,

Praise Dance, Line Dance 

Acting 101 for the Dancer

 

6 WEEK PERFORMING ARTS SERIES PART 1 

JGP Studio, 1214 South St.

Cycle 12 begins March 8, 2020

WE COVER 

Fundamentals of Acting

Auditioning for theater and film

Warm-ups & exercises

Script Analysis

Beginning-Intermediate Improv

Beginning-Intermediate Acting

Character, Monologue, Scene, Ensemble study

1 on 1 consultations

Voice and Diction

Movement for the performing artists

A six-week intensive acting course for actors and performing artists.  This class is intended for beginners, intermediates, and anyone looking to recommit themselves to their craft.

  • Must be 16 years old to register. 

  • Part 2 available as a requisite of Part 1. 

 

6 WEEK PERFORMING ARTS SERIES PART 2 

JGP Studio, 1214 South St.

Cycle 13 begins August 2020

WE COVER 

Method Review

Warm-ups & exercises

Script Analysis Part 2

1 on 1 consultations

Voice and Diction

Movement for the performing artists

Performance Workshop

A six-week intensive acting course for actors and performing artists.  This class is intended for intermediates, masters, and anyone w/ previous education and experience looking to brush up on their craft. This series helps students reach a deeper level of understanding by applying techniques learned in PART 1 of our series. 

  • Must be 21 years old to register. 

  • Must take PART 1 as a prerequisite. Exceptions made via requests. 

JGP Studio

1214 South St. Philadelphia, PA. 19147

Tel: 267.341.8511 | Email: JGP.information@gmail.com 

OPENING HOURS

Tuesday - Friday: 2PM - 7PM
Saturday & Sunday: 1PM - 8PM

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