Saturday, February 6, 2016

PUMPKIN THEATRE SCHEDULES SPRING CLASSES FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES

Pumpkin Theatre's 2016 Spring Classes

Comedy Playground I & II

  • Playground I - Ages 9-11
  • Playground II - Ages 12 to 14

Students will learn the basics of acting for comedy as well as plenty of fun games, jokes, and exercises. Spit takes, prat falls, improvisation and sketch comedy are just the beginning of this class, perfect for your up and coming young comedian. This course will also strengthen your young actor's abilities on stage as well as thinking outside of the box and collaborating with peers. Smiles and laughs are a guarantee.

WHEN: Saturdays, March 19 to May 21, (No classes on March 26)

  • Comedy Class I 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Comedy Class II 11:30am to 12:30pm

TUITION: $225.00 Enroll Now


Theatre Playground 1
Ages 4 to 6

Does your child love stories and playing make-believe? In this class your child will learn a variety of dramatic skills focusing especially on what qualities go into understanding/creating a character (physicality, expression, vocalization, etc.) as well as understanding and building a story. Through a variety of theatre games and exercises the group will write their own play and perform it on the last day of class!

WHEN: Saturdays, March 19 to May 21, (No classes on March 26), 9:30am-10:30am
TUITION
: $225.00   Enroll Now

Theatre Playground 2
Ages 7 to 9

Pantomime, improvisation, progressive story-telling, articulation, dramatic role play, tableau and audition techniques are added to basic creative drama skills for a fun, explorative semester. Students will work at writing their own play which they will present on the last day of class!

WHEN: Saturdays, March 19 to May 21, (No classes on March 26), :30am-10:30am
TUITION:
$225.00   Enroll Now

Creative Play Production
Ages 9-13

Students will study what a play is; what makes a play; identifying the parts of a play; the purpose of characters and dialogue, of setting and costumes. The students will create their own production designs and write their own short play which will be read at the final class by professional actors from Pumpkin Theatre's Company.

WHEN: Saturdays, March 19 to May 21, (No classes on March 26), 10am-11:30am
TUITION:
$315.00   Enroll Now

Scene Study
Ages 10-12

Students will strengthen their acting skills as they work together developing characters and exploring scenes from popular plays. They will also work on monologue techniques which will help to boost confidence and audition skills. The class will culminate in a presentation of scenes and monologues for family and friends.

WHEN: Saturdays, March 19 to May 21, (No classes on March 26), 10am-11:30am
TUITION:
$315.00   Enroll Now

For more information or to enroll please call us at 410.902. 1814 or write us at communicate@pumpkintheatre.org.

WHERE: All camps and classes will be located at 2905 Walnut Avenue, Owings Mills, MD 21117

All classes are non-refundable.

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Join us for our

Upcoming 2016 Workshops at Port Discovery!

In 2016, Pumpkin Theatre will be offering four very entertaining workshops at Port Discovery Children's Museum in Baltimore. We are very excited with this partnership and hope your kids can join us! There is so much to learn and even more fun to be had.

Fun with Improvisation and Comedy
WHEN: Sunday February 21, 2016, 11am - 12:30pm for ages 4 to 6; 1:30pm - 3:30pm for ages 7 to 9

Students will learn how to take the first fun steps into the realm of improvised play. In this workshop kids will learn how to share a scene, work together and even some basic comedy principles. It will teach kids listening skills, improvisational skills and build self-confidence The perfect place to start for any fledgling comedian or clown.

TUITION PER CHILD: $35   Enroll now

Let's Make a Play! - Creative Play Production
WHEN: Saturday May 14, 20169am - 10:30am for ages 4 to 6; 11:30pm - 1:30pm for ages 7 to 9

Creative play production will explore all elements of designing and producing an original play. In session one, students will create an original one act play by writing a script that includes characters and stage directions. Session two will focus on design of costumes, props, set, and light. Session three will include a design presentation for family and friends. Actors will read the original script and students will describe all the design elements of their production.

TUITION PER CHILD: $35   Enroll Now

Shadow Puppets 
Building and Playing with Shadow Puppets
WHEN: Saturday June 11, 2016, 9:am - 10:30am for ages 4 to 6;
11:30am - 1:30pm for ages 7 to 9

Spanning the ages in a multitude of cultures shadow puppets have entertained audiences for centuries. In this workshop the kids will experience a shadow puppet play and then create their own puppets and perform a puppet play of their own. A wonderful workshop for all ages!

TUITION PER CHILD: $35   Enroll Now

For more information or to enroll, www.pumpkintheatre.org or please call us at 410.902. 1814 or write us at communicate@pumpkintheatre.org.

WHERE: All Port Discovery workshops will be located at 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202

All Port Discovery workshops are non-refundable.