February Vacation Week

Spend your February vacation at WFT: There’s No Place Like Home!

February vacation is all about Musical Theatre! Classes will be tied to the main stage production of The Wizard of Oz.   All classes will attend a matinee performance of our production of The Wizard of Oz during the week.

Over the Rainbow (In-Person)

A week of creative play! Students will work together and use their imaginations, bodies, and voices while exploring the imaginative world of The Wizard of Oz. The morning will be spent engaging in creative drama and movement and the second half of the day will be our Afternoon Arts Adventure: hands-on visual arts projects inspired by all the colors of the rainbow. Before-care (8 am to 9 am) and aftercare (3:30 pm to 5:00) are available for all programs. All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: Kindergarten, Pre-K | Type(s): In Person, Musical Theatre, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, Feb 21 - 25 9:00am - 3:30pm

Along the Yellow Brick Road

Students in grades 1-3 will explore the iconic characters from the classic, The Wizard of Oz. With brains, hearts, and courage, students will grow their storytelling skills through an exploration of the scenes and songs from this beloved musical.Before-care (8 am to 9 am) and aftercare (3:30 pm to 5:00) are available for all programs. All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade | Type(s): In Person, Musical Theatre, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, Feb 21 - 25 9:00am - 3:30pm

Reimagining Oz

Students in grades 4 to 5 will explore other musical theatre interpretations of the Wizard of Oz stories such as The Wiz and Wicked. Themes of self, friendship, and community emerge while students experience two different musical theatre styles. This program will provide an opportunity for students to learn how the concept, context, style, and perspective of an adaptation shift the storytelling experience. .Before-care (8 am to 9 am) and aftercare (3:30 pm to 5:00) are available for all programs. All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade | Type(s): In Person, Musical Theatre, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, Feb 21 - 25 9:00am - 3:30pm

Reimagining Oz

Students in grades 6 to 8 will explore other musical theatre interpretations of the Wizard of Oz stories such as The Wiz and Wicked. Themes of self, friendship, and community emerge while students experience two different musical theatre styles. This program will provide an opportunity for students to learn how the concept, context, style, and perspective of an adaptation shift the storytelling experience. .Before-care (8 am to 9 am) and aftercare (3:30 pm to 5:00) are available for all programs. All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade | Type(s): In Person, Musical Theatre, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, Feb 21 - 25 9:00am - 3:30pm

The Road Less Traveled

High School actors will explore how plays and musicals depict the human longing to discover self and to find belonging. Through solo, small-group, and ensemble work, students will learn how to transition from scene to song, creating a believable shift that allows the audience to follow a character’s journey. Through a diverse selection of scenes and songs, students will build an original song cycle that captures the spirit of “there’s no place like home.”
All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 9th Grade | Type(s): In Person, Musical Theatre, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, Feb 21 - 25 12:30pm - 6:30pm

March Vacation Week

We will not be offering a March vacation week this coming year. We look forward to offering programming during these weeks in future years.

April Vacation Week

Our April Vacation week programs all invite students to adapt and create original stories.

Inspired by our upcoming production of Make Way For Ducklings, a new adaptation of the beloved story. Students will receive a complimentary ticket to join us later in May to see the show live on our stage.

Stories Alive (In-Person)

Through creative movement, imagination, and hands-on art activities, students jump into the world of a new story each day and set sail on this interactive theatre experience specially designed for our youngest students. The morning will be spent engaging in creative drama and movement and the second half of the day will be our Afternoon Arts Adventure: hands-on visual arts projects inspired by story illustrations. At the last class, family and friends are invited as students share some highlights of their imaginative journey. Before-care (8 am to 9 am) and aftercare (3:30 pm to 5:00pm) are available for an additional fee.
All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: Kindergarten, Pre-K | Type(s): Creative Drama, In Person, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, April 18 - 22 9:00am - 3:30pm

Page to Stage: Fairytale Mash-Up

Over the course of the week, students will work as playwrights, actors, and designers as they take well-known fairy tales and adapt them for the stage. What happens after “Once upon a time”? Adding their own unique twist to the plots, characters, and settings, these adaptations will not be your typical happily ever after. Students will learn first-hand what it takes to bring a story from page to stage. At the final class, family and friends are invited to join the group for a demonstration of learning as students share their adapted works.

Before-care (8 am to 9 am) and aftercare (3:30 pm to 5:00pm) are available for an additional fee.
All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade | Type(s): Acting, In Person, Playwriting, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, April 18 - 22 9:00am - 3:30pm

Page to Stage: Mythmakers

Mythology has inspired playwrights and composers for centuries, as recently seen on Broadway in adaptations such as The Lightning Thief and Hadestown. Over the course of the week, students will work as playwrights, actors, and designers to create tales of mythic proportions. Students will learn first-hand what it takes to bring a story from page to stage. At the final class, family and friends are invited to join the group for a demonstration of learning as students share their adapted works.

Before-care (8 am to 9 am) and aftercare (3:30 pm to 5:00pm) are available for an additional fee.
All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade | Type(s): Acting, In Person, Playwriting, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, April 18 - 22 9:00am - 3:30pm

From Screen to Stage

Musical adaptations of movies have been staples of the stage for as long as we can remember. This class challenges students to reimagine popular movies & television shows into theatrical masterpieces. In teams of actors, directors, and playwrights, students will work towards creating original adaptations of today’s and yesterday’s Hollywood hits! At the final class, family and friends are invited to join the group for a demonstration of learning as students share their adapted works.

Before-care (8 am to 9 am) and aftercare (3:30 pm to 5:00pm) are available for an additional fee.
All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade | Type(s): Acting, In Person, Playwriting, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, April 18 - 22 9:00am - 3:30pm

10-Minute Play Festival

Inspired by popular play festivals around the country, WFT is bringing back our play marathon! Students will be divided into teams composed of actors, directors, and playwriting, all working towards producing original 10-minute plays--in just five days! Teams will receive mentorship from WFT directors and will have access to props and costume pieces in the theatre’s collection. The week will culminate in a 10 Minute Play Festival showcasing the world premiere performance of these student-created plays.

All students participating in in-person programming must show proof of vaccination. Click here to review our current policies related to Covid-19.
Grades: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 9th Grade | Type(s): Acting, In Person, Playwriting, Vacation Week |
Tuition: $450
Monday - Friday, April 18 - 22 12:30pm - 6:30pm

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