The adage that "there are no small parts, just small actors" rings truest at The Center Stage Studio, where budding thespians of all ages get their share of the spotlight. Under the experienced wand of director Tracey DiMiceli, a seasoned performer and theater instructor who also helmed Malibu's prestigious "Fitness by the Sea" summer camp, young actors develop the skills to sing, dance, and deliver heartfelt Tony Award acceptance speeches in a wealth of classes and camps.
In the family-tailored musical theater camps, which feature themes reflecting popular musicals and children's shows, lil' thespians learn the fundamentals of theater technique—including blocking, projecting, and stage direction—and cultivate skills that boost self-esteem and critical thinking. Camps end with a public performance where every child gets a spot in a major musical number and receives a speaking role, curbing the theatrical tradition of jealous prepubescent understudies.
Each year, the experienced wine tasters behind Two Masters Wine Club sip thousands of varietals from California wineries. They rate each red and white, selecting their favorites to be shipped to the company's members. There are different levels of membership for different types of wine-drinkers–the Platinum membership, for example, is intended for those already familiar with sophisticated, higher-priced wines, while the Silver membership helps orient less familiar sippers with the world of bold, complex varietals.
The luxurious, 12,000-square-foot Renaissance ClubSport facility is large enough to stump 7th-grade geometry students and solidify "ClubSport" as a successful punchline to a yo mamma joke. It houses two pools, three squash courts, heaps of the latest exercise equipment, piles of uncut iron, and more. With today's deal, you get access to the whole Renaissance ClubSport kit and caboodle, including any of the 110+ group fitness classes that take place each week. Learn to do the sideways-sauntering spatangoid and downward-facing dobsonfly in a yoga class, then soak sore muscles in the luxurious locker-room whirlpool, or sweat out lingering stress in the sauna. Check out information on all the amenities here. While private instruction (such as private swimming lessons and personal training) is not included in today's deal, Groupies can pay a non-member fee for one-on-one lessons and services.
As an Olympic gold medalist and master of the still rings, gymnast Eduard Azarian knows the feeling of standing on the winner's podium and hearing his nation cheer him on. Now, three decades later, he helps others experience that same exhilaration and sense of accomplishment. As the president of Azarian Gymnastics Training Center, he leads a diverse team that teaches an array of gymnastics skills to kids and adults. The center's recreational programs for ages 6 months and up help boost flexibility, conditioning, and self-confidence with classes focusing on learning gymnastics, trampoline, and tumbling skills.