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Theatre Workshops

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THEATRE WORKSHOPS

A variety of fun, casual theatre classes designed for beginning or returning students. 


Our engaging Theatre Workshops are a great way for 3rd-12th grade students to dive into acting! Options vary by season including featuring a variety of topics in acting, musical theatre and technical theatre. All workshops conclude with a sharing for family and friends on the last day of class.
 
2017-18 Workshop Sessions
4-week Mini-Session: September 4-30, 2017
10-week Session: October 2-December 16, 2017 (no class Nov 20-25)
10-week Session: January 8-March 17, 2018
10-week Session: March 19-June 2, 2018 (no class April 2-7)
 

TECHNICAL THEATRE WORKSHOPS

Technical Theatre: Fall Productions: Bye, Bye Birdie & A Christmas Carol
Technical Theatre: Spring Production: Seussical Jr.
6th-12th grade
Work with a professional scenic designer and carpenter to study the art of theatrical design! This hands-on class explores the design-and-build process behind professional theatre exploring set construction, lighting design, props construction and more! Students will work on the design-and-build process for the upcoming productions and will have the opportunity to assist backstage during the shows.
 

ACTING WORKSHOPS

EXPLORE ACTING SAMPLER
3rd-5th grade
Bring stories to life! Script work is introduced to young actors bringing scenes and characters to life through voice and movement. This short session is a great way to sample acting class before committing to a full class session later in the school year.

SHOW STEALERS
3rd-5th grade
Steal the show with confidence! Young performers learn the skills to be confident in front of an audience while exploring basic theatre concepts and working with scene partners.
 
IMPROV LIVE!
3rd-5th grade
Imagination and improvisation combine as young actors learn theatre skills and vocabulary by creating unique characters and scenes. Explore the challenge of acting in the moment!
 
CREATIVE CHARACTERS
3rd-5th grade
Turn words into action! Script and scene work is introduced to young actors, bringing scenes and characters to life through voice and movement.

MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOPS

MUSICAL THEATRE SAMPLER
3rd-5th grade
Learn some of the songs that built Broadway! Students will rehearse songs and choreography while stretching their acting skills through musical performance. This short session is a great way to sample musical theatre class before committing to a full class session later in the school year.

MUSICAL THEATRE
Musical Theatre: Shrek & You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown
Musical Theatre: Seussical Jr. & Mary Poppins
Musical Theatre: Jungle Book & Lion King
3rd-5th grade
Sing, dance and act out some of Broadway’s famous musical selections! Students will gain foundational skills of musical performance, finding their voice as an actor and building the skills to be a “triple threat!
 
Need an easy way to transport safely from school to the Y or transition your child from one Y program to another? Learn more about our Connection Service >>


For more information, please stop by or contact:
Sales & Service Center | 704 716 4600