Learn how to captivate an audience by telling a short cinematic story. This collaborative class will see students working together to produce a short film under the guidance of a local filmmaker. Choose your story’s focus and collaboratively work to conceptualize, storyboard, write, shoot and edit the project. Screen your film on the final day of class for family and friends. This class will inspire students to tell stories and create content in their personal lives, using accessible technology and programs, and will empower their creative voice while increasing their technical know-how.
> A Film Screening will be held on Friday at 3:30pm.
> Included in this program will be one hour of supervised lunch and recess in addition to a morning & afternoon snack break. Please pack a lunch, water bottle, and two snacks.
***Please register for the grade your student will be ENTERING in Fall 2018***
Teen workshops focus on refining theatre skills in acting, vocal technique, movement, stagecraft, and production while cultivating rich, collaborative experiences as an ensemble. Teens work together on devised or scripted material, relevant to their lives, while identifying universal themes or common social issues. In a positive and supportive process, teens reflect critically on their work to offer/receive constructive peer feedback on their artistic growth while learning about the larger context of Art in their lives.
THEATRE LEARNING IN GRADES 7-12 LOOKS LIKE:
Sharing leadership responsibilities throughout the program’s process
Using research, critical analysis, background knowledge, and cultural context to develop character relationships, enhance physical and vocal choices, and inform the believability and relevance of work
Practice various performing arts techniques to refine theatrical skill-sets