As an adjunct to our popular Young Artists Program (or “YAP”), this new series of ala carte workshops for our middle school students is designed to fit into the increasingly busy schedules of the tween set. Topics will be geared toward specialized areas of the craft of theatre and will challenge participants with new ideas, techniques, and skills that will be beneficial as they endeavor to be better actors, singers, dancers, technicians, and human beings. Possible workshops titles include: Advanced Script Analysis, Makeup for the Stage, Shakespeare for Young Artists, Musical Theatre Dance Styles, etc.
Workshop Lengths Vary According to Topic | 1 session (Limit 20 students per workshop)
Grades | 6-8
Price: $20 per Workshop | Includes materials; pricing subject to change
2017-18 YAP Jr. Workshops
ACTING WORKSHOP WITH CRAIG UNDERWOOD
Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 10:30AM to 12:00PM | $20
We’re All In This Together!
In this Acting workshop for middle school students, Craig will be focusing on the basics and techniques from creating interesting characters, working as an ensemble, and keeping it fresh 72 shows in.
About Instructor Craig Underwood:
Craig Underwood is an actor and educator currently based in the Midwest. While performing professionally, he maintains his position as the Artist in Residence for the Wayne Township Education Foundation, providing workshops, grants, and scholarships to students and teachers within the MSD of Wayne Township. Most recently Craig has performed at The Mercury Theater Chicago, Paramount Theatre, and Beef and Boards.
SPECIALIZED STAGE MAKEUP
Limit 10 students
Instructor: Robert Dirden
Sat., January 27, 2018 Noon – 3:00 PM
SHAKESPEARE FOR THE YOUNG ACTOR
Limit 15 students
Instructor: Milicent Wright
Sun., Mar. 18, 2018 12:00-2:00pm
IMPROVISATION FOR THE STAGE
Limit 20 students
Instructor: Claire Wilcher
Sat., Jun. 2, 2017 12:00-2:00pm
Limit 30 students
Instructor: Kenny Shepard
Dates/Times TBD in association with YAP
*all sessions are ala carte
For more information, please contact the education staff at 317/853.6317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.