Three Week Session Grade 5-6 7/15-8/2

Three Week Session - Serving new and returning students entering grades 5–6 in fall of 2019

Times: 8:45 am – 4:15 pm

Students will spend two weeks rotating through the Core Curriculum developing the tools essential to the craft of acting. Additionally, in the third week, these young actors will also explore other exciting theater areas such as tech and design, playwriting, and in-depth scene study.

BEGINNING OF DAY: Each Academy day begins with a gathering to prepare, share goals, and encourage each other to do our best.
ACTING THEORY: Explore character, relationships, action and text while developing overall acting skills and confidence.
IMPROVISATION: Develop expressiveness, spontaneity, and train your brain to think quickly and with reason through improvisational character and scene work.
MUSICAL THEATER: Increase your versatility and work on new vocal and dance techniques while exploring the art of telling a story through words, music, and movement.
SHAKESPEARE: Examine dynamic language, characters, and plots in scenes and monologues from one of the most influential playwrights in history.
VOICE & MOVEMENT: Build strength, flexibility, awareness, and expression through a class devoted to the fundamentals of two of the actor’s most important tools.
END OF DAY: Each Academy day concludes with a gathering to reflect and acknowledge the hard work of fellow students.