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All Day: The Secret Life of Your Pets & Improv + Dance Basics + Stage Makeup

July 24 - July 28, 2017

8:30am - 4:00pm

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Dates: July 24-28
Grade: 1-3
Time: 8:30am-4:00pm

The Secret Life of Your Pets

Every child loves pretending to be a pet! What do mischievous pets do while you’re away? Based on the popular children’s movie The Secret Life of Pets, collaborate with your peers to create and perform an original play. Under the guidance our professional teaching artists, gain a deeper understanding of theatre as you work together to develop the plot, characters, lines, and staging. Perform your play for family and friends at the end of camp.

> Final Performance will be held on Friday, July 28 at 11:00am.

Improv

Spend an hour each afternoon learning the comedy form Improvisation. Improv technique and theory, vocabulary, and games are explored during this workshop-style class.

Dance Basics

Spend an hour each afternoon learning the principles of dance and choreography. Basic dance technique, vocabulary and styles are explored during this workshop-style class.

Note: No experience required. Suitable for beginning and intermediate students alike.

Stage Makeup

Spend an hour each afternoon learning how to design and apply Stage Makeup.  Animal, Old Age, Gore, and more are explored during this workshop-style class.

Note: We use high-quality Ben Nye makeup products. Please list concerns in notes section of registration.

>There will be no final performance for these workshops.

>This camp includes 1 hour of supervised lunch & recess. Lunch is not provided.

ALL DAY: CAP + BYS

This is a FULL DAY Program

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-a-Play

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

Location

SteppingStone Theatre

55 Victoria Street North
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Phone:

651-225-9265
  • After-Care Available

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Scholarships Available

At SteppingStone, we strive to make our programming accessible to all students.