This three-week program will be remembered fondly. The students took such a hilarious journey into their imaginations! Take a peak into lead teaching artist, Amy Swanson's, overall goals for this class...
Theatre Arts/Dance/Music Skills:
Acquire basic performance skills such as facing the audience, using a full voice, knowing the areas of the stage.
Be comfortable being expressive and making strong choices vocally and physically.
Explore being someone or something different (i.e. a Muppet) through physical movement and vocal choices.
Learn to identify characters, relationships, objectives, and whereabouts (CROW) in a story.
Understand and Apply the Three F’s of acting: be fearless, be focused, be flexible
Explore and UNDERSTAND the “actor’s tools”: body, voice, mind, and imagination
Demonstrate personal responsibility and commitment to a collaborative process.
Life Learning Skills:
Listen to and follow directions.
Analyze and Express personal emotions in a constructive way.
Develop confidence in trusting one’s own instincts.
Encourage and Support others.
Share and Cooperate with peers.
Respect peers and their opinions.