Grades: 7-12

Teen workshops focus on refining theatre skills in acting, vocal technique, movement, stagecraft, and production while cultivating rich, collaborative experiences as an ensemble. Work together on original or scripted material, relevant to your life, in a positive and supportive atmosphere. Reflect critically on class work with opportunity to offer & receive constructive peer feedback on your artistic growth while learning about the larger context of Art in your life. On the final day of class, The Ensemble holds a showcase of work for family & friends.

  • Sharing leadership responsibilities through the class process
  • Using research, critical analysis, background knowledge, and cultural context to develop and enhance physical and vocal choices
  • Practicing various techniques to refine theatrical skill-sets

***Please register for the grade your student will be ENTERING in Fall 2019***

Sessions for this Program

LEAP: Theatre Academy

June 10 - July 5, 2019

8:30am - 5:00pm

LEAP: Theatre Academy is month-long theatre learning experience open to students Grades 7-12 who are serious about connecting with like-minded peers & mentors to explore all the many disciplines of theatre from skill building, to rehearsals & performance. The day is broken-down into 4 class periods. Register for classes the way you would school electives. The final period of the day is reserved for play rehearsal of the production She Kills Monsters (where you can choose to perform or work behind-the-scenes).

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Improv & Sketch Comedy

June 10 - June 14, 2019

8:30am - 4:00pm

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.

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LEAP: Musical – The Lion King Experience Jr.

July 8 - July 26, 2019

9:00am - 4:30pm

LEAP: Musical offers middle school artists, of all experience levels, an opportunity to be immersed in the art-making of theatre. Students spend their days in rehearsal for The Lion King Jr, actively participating in staging, dance, and music rehearsals, set, prop, & costume design, and character development process. At the end of the program, students will perform their musical complete with basic set, props, costumes, and lighting, on SteppingStone’s Main Stage.

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T.B.D. (To. Be. Devised…)

July 22 - July 26, 2019

8:30am - 4:00pm

Make your voice be heard! Put your thoughts down on paper and bring them to life through a highly collaborative ensemble rehearsal process. If you’ve ever wanted to create your own work, then this is the class for you! To. Be. Devised… Guided by a Teaching Artist/Director, you and your peers will conceive and stage …

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August 12 - August 16, 2019

8:30am - 4:00pm

Looking for ways to up your musical theatre game? This class will cover all the things you need to know to be successful in a musical audition or rehearsal process.

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Scholarships Available

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