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Winter Tuesday Acting & Improv Prep (Code 500)



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Date/Time: Tuesdays (Jan. 24 to Mar. 14) from 6PM to 7PM

Location: In person and indoors at SPARC

Grades: 5th to 8th

Teachers: Donna and Mike*

Young people who enjoy creating characters, telling stories, and immersing themselves in a role will delight in this class with an emphasis on play! Students will expand their understanding of important acting and improvisational skills like working with scene partners, making strong choices, expressing emotion, and saying "yes". This dynamic class also teaches focus, empathy, and commitment. Acting and Improv Prep starts with a focus on improvisational comedy skills like trusting your instincts and working cooperatively with a team. Then as the session continues, those skills are applied to scripted scene work, where students will expand their understanding of acting through giving life and truth to a character, investing in the character’s given circumstances, and using acting concepts like objectives/obstacles/tactics. At the end of the session, students will share their favorite parts of these two branches of theatre for a small audience of friends and family. Improvisational topics and acting scenes will vary from session to session. Youth who enjoy this class are encouraged to take it more than once so that they can continue to practice their new skills. 

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*Teaching artists subject to change.

Photo credit: Tom Topinka

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $95.00, paid every four weeks.
  • Jan 24 - Mar 14th, 2023
    Tue for 8 weeks from 6:00 - 7:00 pm



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