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HS Specialty: Adaptation

Students discover the art of creating new work based on existing material. Students will work collaboratively and experimentally to create theatrical scenes based on works of prose, fiction, historical events, and/or personal experience. Learn how to develop a script and adapt the tone, structure, characters, conventions and plot for the stage right off the page. Create the world of the play using various tools and transformative objects. Perfect for students who also love directing, improvisation or writing.

Skills Focus:
• Using existing literature to create new theatrical scripts
• Working collaboratively and developmentally
• “Pitching” ideas or concepts to ensembles
• Using movement, sounds, speech, ordinary objects and physicality to community meaning, characters and places
• Refining scripts and dialogue
• Communicating ideas through stage directions and written scripts

Thursdays 5:00-7:00pm
Teacher: Tripp Burton

Thursday Classes Meet: January 11-May 4

  • No Class 3/1 (Tech Week)
  • No Class 3/29 (Spring Break)

HS Specialty: Filmmaking

HS Specialty: Filmmaking Students will get hands on experience collaborating, creating, casting, writing and filming and short creative film from start to finish. Students will be placed on a “crew”, some working as actors, others as directors, sound ops, run crew, videographers and more. Learn what it takes to bring a dramatized story to the…
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HS Improv: Improv 2

Pre-requisite: 1 prior semester of improv
Take the next step in improvisation acting. Designed for more experienced students, discover different forms and styles of improv including long-form and montage. Learn to strengthen and fine-tune your ensemble skills and create dynamic scenes and characters. Improv need not always be funny, and this class focuses on the craft of creating strong improvised scenes: both comedic and dramatic. Students will still play plenty of the short form games they love, while learning to focus specific choices, giving gifts to partners, editing and creating grounded, realistic improv scenes.

Skills Focus:
• Understanding and using various improv forms
• Using improv as a character and scene tool
• Building more complex relationships and characters
• Long-form improvised scenes
• Various forms of edits
Thursdays 5:00-7:00pm

Teacher: Karen Holbert with Lindsey Branson

Thursday Classes Meet: January 11-May 4

  • No Class 3/1 (Tech Week)
  • No Class 3/29 (Spring Break)

K-2 Acting: Creative Characters

K-2 Acting: Creative Characters Does your little one have an imagination bursting at the seams? If he or she likes to embark to foreign lands with a cast of characters, then this class will be a blast! Have fun creating and inventing quirky characters and scenes with classmates. Learn to develop backstory, physicality and movement…
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