Saturday, November 03, 2012
Saturdays at the Woods
Performing Arts Workshops for Youth Grades 3-6
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Event
9:30 a.m. Doors Open
$70 for all six sessions / $12 for individual session
Curtains Up! will introduce young people in grades 3-6 to a variety of opportunities for creative expression through the art form of theater. Acting, writing and design for theater are explored through introductory workshops that focus on the artistic process and having fun.
October 13- Stage Acting for Beginners
Learn the basic building blocks of creating a character for the stage and how to overcome stage fright.
October 20- Broadway Musical Magic
Share in the fun and enthusiasm of the songs that have defined Broadway in this week's celebration of musical theater. (Previous singing experience not required; come ready to have fun!)
October 27- Creepy Creature Makeup
Just in time for Halloween, learn how to create creepy monster make-up effects including wounds, scabs, scars, bruises and other grisly ingredients of macabre make-up design.
November 3- Costume Exploration
The clothes make the person and in this workshop, participants learn how a designer goes about the process of making memorable costumes for the stage.
November 10- The Power of the Playwright
Create exciting scenes of drama by learning how the playwright uses their pen to heighten tension and to construct unique characters in a play.
November 17- Imaginative Improv!
The art of making theater up on the spot! Participants will learn how to create characters and situations with just a few moments to prep, all while participating in some hilarious theater games.
Each workshop will include packets of supplemental materials, resources and suggestions on how participants can continue their learning and enjoyment of the theater form being explored that week. Crafts, games, and other arts exploration opportunities will be included, as well as a list of local arts organizations where they can plan special outings for a day of arts immersion.
Saturdays at the Woods is an interactive experience for young people in grades K-9 that offers them the opportunity to explore the performing arts in a fun, engaging environment.
All dates, acts, times and ticket prices subject to change without notice.
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