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Star Wars on Stage!
with Hunter Brown
Calling all Wookies, Storm Troopers and Jedis! There is a disturbance in the force and with your help all will be well again. Actors in this class will become their favorite Star Wars characters and go on different adventures each week. Actors will also create movement pieces to accompany their scenes on stage. May the force be with you!
Page to Stage: Hogwarts Edition
with Hunter Brown
A great opportunity to recreate the magical world of Harry Potter and friends. Students will work from a script, and rehearse and perform a condensed version of one of the books. Acting skills will be featured, as well as some stage combat as the class works to create the illusions in the script. A lot of fun for Harry Potter fans.
Dance Theatre: NEWSIES
with Leasa Thearnes
Stop the presses, it’s time to seize the day! Students will explore a variety of dance genres and techniques through choreography and scenes from Newsies. This Tony-winning show is chalk full of high energy ensemble numbers that will challenge students’ athleticism with turns, splits, cartwheels and more, all while learning how to dance in character and convey the strong emotions of this inspiring story.
Aide In Training
with Hannah Corder
This class is the first step in a training series for potential hire at Junior Theatre as a teaching aide. This class is mandatory for students under 18 who wish to apply to be an aide. This class will cover policies, procedures, inclusion training and how to work with children. Attendance is mandatory and no conflicts will be accepted. Test on final day is a requirement. Part two will be an internship in the Winter or Spring, first session for potential hire is Summer 2022. Students must be 15 years or older to participate.
with Julia Giolzetti
“Something wicked this way comes…”
Explore the dark side of Shakespeare in this three-part workshop featuring monologues and group scenes from some of his creepiest plays, just in time for Halloween! Students will take a stab at some famous death scenes, embody classic villains, and conjure ghosts and spirits while learning the basics of Shakespearean text analysis, acting technique, and character-based movement. Be prepared to “howl, howl, howl, howl!” and “cry havoc!”