Musical Theater Weekly Class
In this weekly class, students work together to develop their own original musical theater show. They create the story line and break into groups to write the script, create costumes, decorate the set, build props, facepaint and write lyrics for songs. Students are encouraged to be creative, work as a team and take responsibility for the outcome of their efforts. Students will learn theater skills through games, improvisation, and play. The staff will guide the students through phases from Brainstorming, to Dress and Tech Rehearsals, to the final production.
ACTORS: Actors will be on stage in the performances and have a role in the production. 2nd-8th grade, $70/month
TECH: Tech crew will be assigned specific roles in areas such as costuming, sound, lighting, sets, props, hair and makeup, google docs administration. Tech will participate in all cast meetings, theater games and team building exercises. 6th-8th grade, $50/month
TEEN AND ADULT VOLUNTEERS: Experienced Adults and enthusiastic teens may volunteer to help with the production and will be placed in positions in accordance with their experience. Tuition = FREE, net hours will be logged and can be used for community service hours. Volunteers need not work every hour of the class and must be approved by the administrative staff.
Instructors are Anna Orias, Erica Richardson.
6013 Lawton Ave
Oakland, California 94618
- Creative Process
- Students work together to develop their own original musical theater show
- Team building