Pair our morning Create-a-Play (CAP) class with our afternoon Build Your Skills (BYS) class for a well-rounded week of theatre immersion. This program includes 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***
Create and perform an original play. Work collaboratively with your peers on developing the story, setting, characters, dialogue, and staging. Our Teaching Artists help you gain an understanding of theatre as you explore concepts like idea contribution, ensemble work, story structure, character choices, and theatre vocabulary. Perform your play for family and friends on the final day of class!
THEATRE LEARNING IN GRADES 1-3 LOOKS LIKE:
Expressing individual ideas that contribute to a larger group concept
Learning theatre concepts like vocabulary & story structure
Making physical and vocal choices to express a character
Build Your Skills
Develop your theatre technique in these skill-based, workshop-style classes. Explore Acting, Dancing, Singing, Music, Movement, technical skills like Stage Makeup or Puppetry and much more. Lead by specialized teaching artists, these afternoon workshops pair perfectly with our morning Create-a-Play classes for a well-rounded week of theatre immersion.
SKILL-BASED LEARNING IN GRADES 1-3 LOOKS LIKE:
Learning skill-specific vocabulary & concepts at an age-appropriate level
Understand concepts though warm-ups, games, exercises, and explorations
Revisiting & building-upon concepts to eventually achieve mastery
In the morning, create and perform an original play based on the class theme, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry. In the afternoon, participate in two skill-enhancing workshops focused on Creative Movement & Magic.
In the morning, create and perform an original play based on the class theme, Scooby Doo and the Disappearing Summer Vacation. In the afternoon, participate in two skill-enhancing workshops focused on Comedy/Clowning & Puppetry.
In the morning, create and perform an original play based on the class theme, Magic School Bus: Expedition to the Ocean Floor. In the afternoon, participate in two skill-enhancing workshops focused on Dance & Stage Makeup.
Transform the basement of SteppingStone into an underwater adventure. Give each room an ocean ambience by using your imagination to construct sea-themed scenery and create ocean-dwelling characters. Build giant puppets, design basic stage makeup & costumes, and create an entire underwater world using crafting materials.