Week of July 19

Grades K to 1

IMAGINARY ADVENTURES


Get ready to take an imaginative trip! Inspired by a backpack full of mystery objects, students will head off on a new adventure each class using movement, creative problem-solving, and imaginative play! Students will receive a packing list each week, inviting them to use everyday objects in new and creative ways as they embark on their imaginary adventures. 

Time Travelers

Bring your adventurous spirit along as we travel back and forth each class in our very own imagination time machine! From stomping and chomping dinosaurs of the past to robots and techno-gadgets of the future, we are sure to have a wild ride!
Taught by: Sophie Rich

Tuition: $90
Monday, July 19 - Friday July 239:00am to 10:00am
Grades 2 to 3

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE


This collection of one week half-day course offerings, with options ranging from superheroes to puppetry, “in role” experiences to singing and dancing , clowning to shoebox theatre productions has something for everyone. Book your ticket to an adventure just right for you!

Character's Journey: Superhero Stories

Through ensemble games based in clown and physical theatre, students will create performance projects and short scenes exploring the themes of heroes, superheroes, and time travel. Let's have some laughs and tap into our imagination as students explore character through voice, movement, and play! Taught by: Matthew Brettschnider

Tuition: $180
Monday, July 19 - Friday, July 239:00am to 11:00am

The Magic Food Truck

In this “ in role” theatre experience, The Magic Food Truck will invite students to travel the world with a different delicious global adventure each day. Through improvisation, stories, art-making and movement, young actors will cook up some mouth-watering adventures. Let the Magic Food Truck take you on a global journey of food and fun. There is no telling what will be on the menu!
Taught by: Brynnalee Simmons

Tuition: $180
Monday, July 19 - Friday July 231:00pm to 2:00pm
Grades 4 to 5

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE


This collection of one week half-day course offerings, with options ranging from board games that come to life to mythology, singing and dancing to multimedia arts, playwriting to songwriting, has something for everyone. Book your ticket to an adventure just right for you!

Mythmakers: Improv Your Own Adventure

Students will create an original mythology-themed adventure together. Using improv exercises and open scenes to create characters and short scenes, students will work in small groups to create scenarios for other groups to work through. Together we will build a tale of mythic proportions. Taught by: Jen Alison Lewis

Tuition: $180
Monday, July 19 - Friday July 239:30am to 11:00am

Journey of an Idea: A Multimedia Exploration

Students will start with an idea, and then explore it through multiple media: dance, songwriting, scenes and visual art-- Passing the idea from art form to art form in a creative game of artistic telephone. How does an idea change and evolve when explored in different ways? For those who love all things creative, this class gives a chance to try your hands at different art forms while taking your creativity out to play.
Taught by: Eva Murray

Tuition: $180
Monday, July 19 - Friday July 239:00am to 11:00am
Grades 6 to 8

EXTENDED EXCURSIONS


These two-week offerings for provide an opportunity for middle school students to take a deep dive into a theatre arts area and stay awhile.  Specifically designed for virtual learning, these collaborative ensemble based classes invite students to bring themselves, their identities & experiences, to participate in a one of a kind creative experience. Pack a bag, you’re sure to go on the journey of a lifetime!

The Play Project: Journey's, Departures & Destinations

In this episodic play-making project, students will select material that speaks to them (poems, scenes, stories, song lyrics, visual art, tweets) that celebrate the taking of journeys both inner and outer. They will learn the art of devising as they interpret existing material and develop original work. Using a visual inspiration (road or river) the ensemble will curate a storytelling journey, where different scenes compose stops and detours along the way. The selection and order of the pieces together will tell a unique story. The project will culminate in the presentation of an anthology play, using theatrical and non-theatrical texts to create a theatrical piece. The directors invite participants to begin looking for source material that inspires them.
Taught by: Esme Allen, Dev Luthra

Tuition: $450
Monday, July 19 - Friday July 30 (Two-week Program)9:30am to 12:00pm

The Journey: An Original Song Cycle

Exploring the theme of "Journey" through a series of solos, duets and scenes put together into an original song cycle. The class design offers students multiple “in-roads” to the material, acting, singing and movement. Students will explore diverse material from different composers and time periods, learning how different artists have approached the theme of journeys. Students will walk away with 2 contrasting songs in their song book. The class will culminate in the sharing of their original song cycle. Taught by: Todd Gordon, Zoe Nadal, Nick Vargas

Tuition: $450
Monday, July 19 - Friday July 30 (Two-week Program)1:00pm to 3:30pm

Unpacking: A Playwriting Workshop

Using Storytelling for Social Justice by Lee Anne Bell as a guiding framework, this playwriting workshop will inspire students to unpack the types of stories we have been told and rewrite the narrative to tell their own stories. We will explore the interconnectedness between the oral traditions of storytelling and playwriting and learn about the Hero’s/ Heroine’s Journey, a theme woven through stories and plays from the time of The Odyssey to modern day Broadway.
The two-week workshop will culminate with students producing and sharing their original work at a virtual short play festival. Taught by: Arlen Hancock, Rachel Maddox

Tuition: $525
Monday, July 19 - Friday July 30 (Two-week Program)1:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 9 to 12

EXTENDED EXCURSIONS


These two-week offerings provide an opportunity for high school students to take a deep dive into a theatre arts area and stay awhile.  Specifically designed for virtual learning, these collaborative ensemble based classes invite students to bring themselves, their identities & experiences, to participate in a one of a kind creative experience. Pack a bag, you’re sure to go on the journey of a lifetime!

Untold Journeys: A Musical Theatre Showcase

Find our own voice through song. Through collaboration and small ensemble work we will discover lesser known composers/musical theatre shows, as a way to spark our artistic voice and tell our own untold stories, journeys and adventures. Through mini workshops, students will learn musical theatre technique, make self-tapes, create musical mash-ups and more. We will culminate the two weeks with an original musical theatre showcase. Taught by: Nathan Urdangen, Jenna Lea Scott

Tuition: $525
Monday, July 19 - Friday July 30 (Two-week Program)1:00pm to 4:00pm

Unpacking: A Playwriting Workshop

Using Storytelling for Social Justice by Lee Anne Bell as a guiding framework, this playwriting workshop will inspire students to unpack the types of stories we have been told and rewrite the narrative to tell their own stories. We will explore the interconnectedness between the oral traditions of storytelling and playwriting and learn about the Hero’s/ Heroine’s Journey, a theme woven through stories and plays from the time of The Odyssey to modern day Broadway.
The two-week workshop will culminate with students producing and sharing their original work at a virtual short play festival. Taught by: Arlen Hancock, Rachel Maddox

Tuition: $525
Monday, July 19 - Friday July 30 (Two-week Program)1:00pm to 4:00pm

Week of July 26

Grades K to 1

IMAGINARY ADVENTURES


Get ready to take an imaginative trip! Inspired by a backpack full of mystery objects, students will head off on a new adventure each class using movement, creative problem-solving, and imaginative play! Students will receive a packing list each week, inviting them to use everyday objects in new and creative ways as they embark on their imaginary adventures. 

Art Museum Detectives

Calling all super sleuths! Put on those detective hats as you work to solve an artfully designed mystery. Get messy as you create your own art inspired by the museum masterpieces. A colorful week of creative fun! Taught by: Brynnalee Simmons

Tuition: $90
Monday, July 26 - Friday, July 30, 20219:00am to 10:00am
Grades 2 to 3

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE


This collection of one week half-day course offerings, with options ranging from superheroes to puppetry, “in role” experiences to singing and dancing , clowning to shoebox theatre productions has something for everyone. Book your ticket to an adventure just right for you!

Animal Moves

Utilizing global beats and animal tales from around the world, students will use movement and dance to bring their favorite animal stories to life. Each day will be a new story, and a new dance to learn and create! If you are someone who “likes to Move It, Move It”, this class is for you!
Taught by: Alex Brodsky-Benedetti

Tuition: $180
Monday, July 26 - Friday, July 309:30am to 11:00am

Character's Journey: The Story of YOU

What starts as a scavenger hunt leads to original storytelling through puppetry and visual arts.
Through hands- on art making and collaborative play-making, the works created will be as original as you are! At the end of the scavenger hunt, what you just might discover is YOU!
Taught by: Zahirah Nur Truth

Tuition: $180
Monday, July 26 - Friday, July 301:00pm - 3:00pm
Grades 4 to 5

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE


This collection of one week half-day course offerings, with options ranging from board games that come to life to mythology, singing and dancing to multimedia arts, playwriting to songwriting, has something for everyone. Book your ticket to an adventure just right for you!

To Jumanji & Beyond: Journey into the Game

Calling all game lovers! In this class, games come to life. Inspired by the world of Jumanji, originally written as a book by Chris Van Allsburg, students will create their own unique board game which they will then bring to life through live action role playing, character creation, improvisation and scene-making. This experience gives new meaning to the phrase, “It’s only a game”! Taught by: Sophie Rich

Tuition: $180
Monday, July 26 - Friday, July 309:30am to 11:00am

Do- Re- Mi: The Journey of a Song

This songwriting class will give young lyricists the chance to tell a story through song. How do songs tell you what a character is thinking and feeling? Can one song be told from different character’s perspectives? Using Soundtrap, a collaborative songwriting software, songwriters will put their ideas to music! Taught by: Steve Bergman

Tuition: $180
Monday, July 26 - Friday, July 301:00pm - 2:00pm

Week of August 2

Grades K to 1

IMAGINARY ADVENTURES


Get ready to take an imaginative trip! Inspired by a backpack full of mystery objects, students will head off on a new adventure each class using movement, creative problem-solving, and imaginative play! Students will receive a packing list each week, inviting them to use everyday objects in new and creative ways as they embark on their imaginary adventures. 

Treasure Hunters

Get ready to sail the seas, explore the jungle, and go wherever the treasure map leads you! What will you discover when you find the secret treasure? X marks the spot in this rousing adventure.
Taught by: Rebecca Elowe

Tuition: $90
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August69:00am to 10:00am
Grades 2 to 3

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE


This collection of one week half-day course offerings, with options ranging from superheroes to puppetry, “in role” experiences to singing and dancing , clowning to shoebox theatre productions has something for everyone. Book your ticket to an adventure just right for you!

All Aboard the Circus Train

Travel through time and space aboard the circus train. How has the circus changed over time and around the world? Through an exploration of physical comedy, using facial expressions, full body physicality, props and more, you will discover your inner clown. What makes a circus? Climb aboard the circus train and find out! Taught by: Diamond Family Circus

Tuition: $180
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 69:00am to 11:00am

Shoebox Theatre: Tiny Adventures

Create an imaginary world inside a cardboard box. Inspired by toy theatre, scenic design and object puppetry, students will be designer, puppeteer and director of their own Shoebox Theatre production. Students will also enlarge the experience by developing those scenes at full scale as an acting ensemble. Tiny Adventures, Big fun! Taught by: Rebecca Elowe

Tuition: $180
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 61:00pm - 3:00pm
Grades 4 to 5

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE


This collection of one week half-day course offerings, with options ranging from board games that come to life to mythology, singing and dancing to multimedia arts, playwriting to songwriting, has something for everyone. Book your ticket to an adventure just right for you!

Create a Character: Physical Comedy

What makes something funny? This class will explore the cultural roots of physical theatre from around the world, including mask and movement, object manipulation and trickster and wise fool traditions. Pratfall skills will be introduced as students learn about action, reaction,and cover. Students will have the opportunity to create their own "bit" with movements designed to help express character(s) and tell their story.
Taught by: Diamond Family Circus

Tuition: $180
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 69:30am to 11:00am

Dance Across Time

In this high energy class students will use different styles of dance to explore a musical theatre number and take it on a "journey.” Each day will keep you on your feet with dance warm ups, introduction to jazz, hip hop and musical theatre techniques, culminating in original student created choreography. Come dance with us! Taught by: Laura DeGiacomo

Tuition: $180
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 61:00pm - 3:00pm
Grades 6 to 8

EXTENDED EXCURSIONS


These two-week offerings for provide an opportunity for middle school students to take a deep dive into a theatre arts area and stay awhile.  Specifically designed for virtual learning, these collaborative ensemble based classes invite students to bring themselves, their identities & experiences, to participate in a one of a kind creative experience. Pack a bag, you’re sure to go on the journey of a lifetime!

Road Trip Theatre Troupe

Working as an ensemble acting troupe, students will create an original theatrical piece as an homage to the open road. Using stories, scenes and selections, students will explore how diverse authors and playwrights have dealt with the “road less traveled.” Working collaboratively, the ensemble will artistically combine scene work, storytelling and movement to capture the spirit of a road trip, with all the rest stops, detours and surprises along the way. Taught by: Beth Peters

Tuition: $450
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 13 (Two-week Program)1:00pm to 3:30pm

My Musical Mashup

This music arranging, producing and performing class is an opportunity for music makers to take a musical track and add their own elements. This class leans into the recorded aspects of music production, creating a learning opportunity uniquely matched to this virtual medium. Here's how to produce your own music. Students will learn to self record and create their own track. This is an opportunity for students to bring in their favorite types of music and to reimagine it in a musical mash-up. Taught by: Dan Rodriguez

Tuition: $450
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 13 (Two-week Program)9:30am to 12:00pm

From Concept to Design: A Theatre Design Project

In this theatre design project, students will learn how to take a text and a concept and bring the world of a play to life through scenic, costume, sound, lighting and make-up design. Students will have workshops in design and then apply those principles to creating designs for a selected play. Students will unpack the play for acting themes and design challenges. The class will culminate in a virtual design portfolio sharing and artist statement from each designer. So much artistry happens behind the scenes to bring a play to life. This class pulls back the curtain.

Tuition: $525
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 13 (Two-week Program)1:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 9 to 12

EXTENDED EXCURSIONS


These two-week offerings provide an opportunity for middle school students to take a deep dive into a theatre arts area and stay awhile.  Specifically designed for virtual learning, these collaborative ensemble based classes invite students to bring themselves, their identities & experiences, to participate in a one of a kind creative experience. Pack a bag, you’re sure to go on the journey of a lifetime!

An Actor's Journey: a Summer Teen Acting Intensive

This exciting and challenging class is designed for teens eager to explore the actor’s craft. The focus of this course is to build, sharpen and explore the skills that are most essential for any actor’s growth and success. Students will take an individual and collective journey as they delve into the actor’s process. Teen actors will dive into individual and group work with peers who share their passion and artistic goals in a supportive, collaborative class setting.
Students will receive invaluable individualized assessments of their acting skills to guide their progress on this journey. This class will include training in a variety of acting techniques and approaches that focus on an actor's preparation and relaxation, how to approach texts in both individual work and scene study. improving voice and movement skills, and developing characters while living truthfully under imaginary circumstances. Taught by: Fran Weinberg

Tuition: $525
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 13 (Two-week Program)1:00pm to 4:00pm

From Concept to Design: A Theatre Design Project

In this theatre design project, students will learn how to take a text and a concept and bring the world of a play to life through scenic, costume, sound, lighting and make-up design. Students will have workshops in design and then apply those principles to creating designs for a selected play. Students will unpack the play for acting themes and design challenges. The class will culminate in a virtual design portfolio sharing and artist statement from each designer. So much artistry happens behind the scenes to bring a play to life. This class pulls back the curtain.

Tuition: $525
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 13 (Two-week Program)1:00pm to 4:00pm

Week of August 9

Grades K to 1

IMAGINARY ADVENTURES


Get ready to take an imaginative trip! Inspired by a backpack full of mystery objects, students will head off on a new adventure each class using movement, creative problem-solving, and imaginative play! Students will receive a packing list each week, inviting them to use everyday objects in new and creative ways as they embark on their imaginary adventures. 

Storybook Scouts

Open up a favorite storybook and climb inside. Where will the story take you?
When you enter the land of Once Upon a Time, you will find magic, mystery and adventure on every page.
Taught by: Jennifer Duval White

Tuition: $90
Monday, August 9 - Friday, August 139:00am to 10:00am
Grades 2 to 3

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE


This collection of one week half-day course offerings, with options ranging from superheroes to puppetry, “in role” experiences to singing and dancing , clowning to shoebox theatre productions has something for everyone. Book your ticket to an adventure just right for you!

Character's Journey: Campfire Tales

Get ready to hit the trails in this “in role” theatre experience. Your camp counselor will lead you on daily camp adventures that test your creativity and imagination. Tell stories around the campfire, grab your flashlight, and earn your camp badges at this camp-out unlike any other. Are you ready for s’more fun! Taught by: Alex Brodsky-Benedetti

Tuition: $180
Monday, August 9 - Friday, August 139:30am to 11:00am

Magical Musical Journeys

Sing, dance, and act your way through imaginary lands! Through story and song, this class will explore places such as Oz & Wonderland by looking at new adaptations, inspiring students to create their own fantastical worlds and characters that can only be found in one place, their imagination! Taught by: Jennifer Duval White

Tuition: $180
Monday, August 9 - Friday, August 131:00pm - 3:00pm
Grades 4 to 5

CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE


This collection of one week half-day course offerings, with options ranging from board games that come to life to mythology, singing and dancing to multimedia arts, playwriting to songwriting, has something for everyone. Book your ticket to an adventure just right for you!

Journey from Page to Stage

This class explores the art of adaptation - how playwrights take a story and reimagine it for the stage. Using different adaptations of a single story, students will explore the power of an author’s voice. Students will work collaboratively to adapt their own stories, becoming playwright, storyteller, and actor. Taught by: Eva Murray

Tuition: $180
Monday, August 9 - Friday, August 139:00am to 11:00am

Create a Character: Exploring through Song

Students will discover and explore the journey a character makes from the beginning of a song to its final notes. In this introduction to song interpretation, students will learn how to use their voices to tell a character’s journey. The class will ask the question: How does a performer change as they discover a character through song? Using the Acapella app, students will create original vocal performances that celebrate the journey of a song. Taught by: Alisa Cassola

Tuition: $180
Monday, August 9 - Friday, August 131:00pm - 3:00pm

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