***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
This course covers all things Improv & Sketch Comedy! Improv lessons will focus on foundations, technique, and short-form games. Walk through the process of brainstorming, writing, rehearsing, and revising Sketch Comedy Scripts. Perform in a variety show on the final day of class.
Based on the adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island is an unforgettable tale of treachery and mayhem on the high seas. An extension of our summertime musical theatre program, LEAP: Studio Stage is an acting intensive which focuses on scripted material and staging a production in a small “black box” theatre space where students are heavily involved in all facets of the production.
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 project under the guidance of a local filmmaker.
Learn vocal technique and expression through songs written by iconic singer/songwriters including Adele, Ed Sheeran, and Lady Gaga. Collaboratively work to write music and lyrics to your own original songs. On the final day of class, present a music review of your original work and songs of iconic singer/songwriters.