This program offers four half-day creative dramatics classes for students for students from 4 years of age through those entering 2nd grade in Fall 2017. Children will have a blast playing theater games to learn collaborative performance skills and group dynamics. They will explore ways to use their voices and bodies as tools for storytelling working with simple stories and poetry. Students will also have a basic introduction to Shakespeare through simple scenes and sample performance videos.
Wednesday-Saturday, July 5-8, 2017
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Performance: Saturday, July 8, 2017; 11:00am
Kacie Mixon (Will’s Creative Drama and Power Players) has taught dramatics for young people for over 20 years. She holds a BFA in Acting from Rutgers University, and a Masters in Early Childhood Education from Montclair State University. She served as Education Coordinator at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and has taught and mentored young actors at ASF, George Street Playhouse, the Omega Institute, Princeton Montessori, and with her husband, GRSF actor Chris Mixon, created the Creative Dramatics for Homeschoolers program in Montgomery, Alabama. Kacie teaches literacy and runs an afterschool program which incorporates theater for at-risk students in Newark, NJ. Her son Jackson is a young actor in GRSF’s SYA program.
For more information or to apply for a scholarship, please email GRSF’s Education Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.