Merry Gamesters: Improv & Theatre Games

Merry Gamesters: Improv & Theatre Games

Weekly class that exercises your creative muscles with a wide variety of Improv games adapted for Zoom. Sign up for a 5-week session, or drop in!!

Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 pm

SESSION ONE
September 15 – October 13

SESSION TWO
October 20 – November 17

AGES: 7 – 17
TUITION: $100


THE DROP-IN OPTION – We will reserve spaces each week for those who would like to drop in for a single class, rather than sign up for a session. Sign-ups will open 10 days before the class, and will run until the class is full, so you have the option to sign up for 1 or 2 weeks at a time.
TUITION: $20 / class

Merely Players: Shakespearean Scene Study

Merely Players: Shakespearean Scene Study

You’ll dig deep into a Shakespearean scene, under the direction of one of our fabulous teaching artists. We’ll combine character-building exercises with intensive scene study, incorporate costumes and props, and culminate in a live-streamed virtual performance.

Saturdays from 2 pm to 3:30 pm

SESSION ONE
September 19 to October 10
Performance – October 17

SESSION TWO
October 17 to November 14
Performance – November 21

AGES: 7 – 17 (we will divide into age groups within the class)
TUITION: $100

All Things You: Restorative Theatre

All Things You: Restorative Theatre

A weekly gathering for those who might benefit from a brave sanctuary where all sides of your humanity can be expressed, addressed and released. Through dialogue and theatre games, we explore a variety of topics, including: Relationships, identity, self-image, handling the unknown. And through the globally recognized techniques of Agosto Boal, we develop the Courage to take positive actions on behalf of others and ourselves.

Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:30 pm

SESSION ONE
September 17 to October 15 (5 sessions)

SESSION TWO
October 22 to November 19 (5 session)

AGES: 6th grade and up
TUITION: $100

Improbable Fiction: Playwriting Workshops

Improbable Fiction: Playwriting Workshops

PLAYWRITING – Level I
This 4-week workshop is jam packed with brain-clearing writing exercises, inspiring prompts – examples include: fearless writing, music as inspiration, creative partnerships, different stages of theatre-making, a play’s form, developing your writer’s voice – leading to the creation of a short play (10 minutes or less)  We will conclude with a virtual performance of all the plays.

Saturdays from 12:30 to 2 pm

SESSION I:
September 19 to October 10

Performance – October 17

PLAYWRITING – Level II
Borrowing from the best playwright’s rituals, we’ll take our writing to the next level. Exercises will be aimed at generating ideas and moving them onto the page. The point is to encourage the emergence of the subconscious and weave it into our work. We’ll also explore what goes into writing a First Draft versus revising a Draft, and will conclude with a presentation featuring virtual “readings” of all the plays.
Prerequisite: Level One, a previous LADC/SYF Playwriting Workshop, or permission from the instructor.

Saturdays from 12:30 to 2 pm

SESSION II:
October 17 – November 14

Performance – November 21

AGES: 6th grade and up
TUITION: $100 / session