Grades: 1-3

This is a FULL DAY Program

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Create-a-Play (AM)

Create and perform an original play based on the class theme! Work collaboratively with your peers to develop the story, setting, characters, dialogue, and staging. Throughout the creative class process, engage in games and activities to hone your fundamental theatre skills. Perform your play for family & friends on the final day of class.

 

Build Your Skills (PM)

Develop your theatre technique in skill-based, workshop-style classes. Explore Acting, Dancing, Singing, Music, Movement, technical skills like Stage Makeup or Puppetry and much more!

 

THEATRE LEARNING LOOKS LIKE:
  • Expressing individual ideas that contribute to a larger group concept
  • Learning theatre foundations like vocabulary, actor tools, and how to structure a story
  • Making physical & vocal choices to develop & practice performance technique
SKILL-BASED LEARNING LOOKS LIKE:
  • Learning skill-specific vocabulary & concepts at an age-appropriate level
  • Understanding concepts though warm-ups, games, exercises, projects, and exploration
  • Scaffolding & building-upon concepts to achieve mastery

Register for the grade your student will ENTER in Fall 2020

Sessions for this Program


Summer Fun Days

June 10 - June 12, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

These day-long workshops are designed to be both fun and educational as you explore a variety of skill-sets in theatre.

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In a Magical Land + Stage Makeup & Movement

June 15 - June 19, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

Unicorns and Dragons and Trolls…oh my! Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: In a Magical Land! This class is perfect if you’re into: Unicorns, Dragons, Fairies, Trolls, Mermaids, Monsters, Enchanted Stories, Disney Movies, Fantasy Adventure Tales, Witches, Wizards, or Sorcerers. In the afternoon take skill-based classes in Stage Makeup & Movement…

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Under the Sea + Music & Movement

June 22 - June 26, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

We’ve got no troubles, life is the bubbles, under the sea! Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Under the Sea! This class is perfect if you’re into: Mermaids, Guppies, Singing Crustaceans, Sharks, Narwhals, Octopuses, Sea Turtles, Fish Named Nemo, Pirates, Sunken Ships, Wise-Cracking Parrots, Eye Patches, Peg Legs, Hook Hands, Walking the Plank, Gold Doubloons, and very sparkly Buried Treasure. In the afternoon take skill-based classes in Music & Movement…

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Downtown: Magic School Bus + Beat Box & Movement

June 22 - June 26, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

Location: Downtown Campus 16 W 5th St, St Paul, MN 55102
Join Ms. Frizzle in her Magic School Bus on an all-new expedition. Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Magic School Bus! This class is perfect if you’re into: Magic School Bus books & shows. Adventure, Science, History, Reading, Friends, and being silly! In the afternoon take skill-based classes in Beat Box & Movement…

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Build a World: Outer Space Adventure

June 29 - July 2, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

Transform the basement of SteppingStone into an Outer Space Adventure. Create an intergalactic ambience by crafting space-themed scenery, props, costumes, and stage makeup. Embellish your world by developing out-of-this-world scenes and characters. On the final day of class, family & friends will tour your outer space odyssey.

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Gamers – Play Mode! + Comedy & Beat Box

July 6 - July 10, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

It’s a-me, Mario! Thank you so much for creating this play! Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Gamers – Play Mode! This class is perfect if you’re into: Mario, Minecraft, Pokemon, Lego (Anything!), Angry Birds, Zelda, Fortnite, Kingdom Hearts, or whatever video, card, or board games you love! In the afternoon take skill-based classes in Comedy & Beat Box…

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Magic Tree House + Puppetry & Character Creation

July 13 - July 17, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

Join Jack & Annie on a brand-new adventure! Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Magic Tree House! This class is perfect if you’re into: Magic Tree House, Adventure Stories, Time Travel, Stuff from History, A Good Mystery, or Anything Mystical & Magical. In the afternoon take skill-based classes in Puppetry & Character Creation…

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Downtown: Wizarding World + Music & Movement

July 13 - July 17, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

Location: Downtown Campus 16 W 5th St, St Paul, MN 55102
You’ve read the books, you’ve seen the movies, now create your very own Hogwarts Play! Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Wizarding World! This class is perfect if you’re into: Harry Potter Books, Harry Potter Movies, Harry Potter Costumes, Harry Potter Games, Wands, Cloaks, Magic, Witches, Wizards, Feeling deeply connected to your House Identity, Talking Hats, or having super-awesome friends who love adventures as much as you do!

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Star Wars + Prop Design & Beat Box

July 20 - July 24, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…. Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Star Wars! This class is perfect if you’re into: Old Star Wars, New Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Games, Star Wars Costumes, BABY YODA(!!!)… but also, if you like other outer space adventures like Star Trek, Thor, Captain Marvel, Doctor Who, Wall-E, Monsters vs. Aliens OR if you like books about Aliens, Galaxies, Planets, Black Holes, and Stars! In the afternoon take skill-based classes in Prop Design & Beat Box…

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Secret Life of YOUR Pets + Stage Makeup & Music

July 27 - July 31, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

What do mischievous, talking pets do when their owners aren’t looking? Cause chaos, of course! Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Secret Life of *Your* Pets! This class is perfect if you’re into: The Secret Life of Pets movie, Littlest Pet Shop, Hatchimals, dreaming of the day you can be a Veterinarian or Marine Biologist or Zookeeper, loving pets, pretending to be a pet, wondering what pets do when you’re not home, trying to teach your pet to speak, secretly believing your pet *can* speak, being silly, being sneaky, and going on great adventures! In the afternoon take skill-based classes in Stage Makeup & Music…

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Wizarding World + Prop Design & Comedy

August 3 - August 7, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

You’ve read the books, you’ve seen the movies, now create your very own Hogwarts Play! Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Wizarding World! This class is perfect if you’re into: Singing & Dancing PLUS Harry Potter Books, Harry Potter Movies, Harry Potter Costumes, Harry Potter Games, Wands, Cloaks, Magic, Witches, Wizards, Feeling deeply connected to your House Identity, Talking Hats, or having super-awesome friends who love adventures as much as you do!

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Night at the Museum + Puppetry & Character Creation

August 10 - August 14, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

What do mischievous Museum Exhibits do when a sleepy security guard is on patrol? Create mayhem, of course! Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Night at the Museum! This class is perfect if you’re into: the classroom game “Night at the Museum”, the Night at the Museum movies, characters from history, pulling pranks, being sneaky, solving mysteries, or physical comedy. In the afternoon take skill-based classes in Puppetry & Character Creation…

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Disney Dreamin’ + Music & Movement

August 17 - August 21, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

If you can dream it, you can do it! Create and perform an original play based on the class theme: Disney Dreamin’! This class is perfect if you’re into: Disney Movies, Disney Shows, Disney Songs, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and all things Wonderful World of Disney. In the afternoon take skill-based classes in Music & Movement…

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Build a World: Under the Sea

August 24 - August 27, 2020

8:30am - 4:00pm

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. Design basic stage makeup & costumes, and create an entire underwater world using crafting materials. Family & friends will explore your aquatic adventure on the final day of class.

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