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Register Now for Imagination Stage Winter/Spring Classes

Monday, January 22 -

Contact: Katie Keddell   kkeddell@imaginationstage.org   301-280-1631  

Sponsored by: Imagination Stage

www.imaginationstage.org

5310 Access Dance: Disney on Broadway
Mondays (1/22-5/7) / 5:00-6:30 / Age 13-21* / $390

Explore the world of Disney in this high-energy movement class designed for teens with cognitive or developmental disabilities. Students dance to musical numbers from Disney’s Broadway hits such as (but not limited to) The Lion King, Mary Poppins, or Beauty and the Beast. Students develop their spatial and rhythmic awareness while learning the basics of dance. Students work together to apply these techniques to a choreographed piece while strengthening performance skills to portray Disney characters through movement. No dance experience necessary; this class is open to anyone who loves to move! Students perform their work from the semester in our annual Students on Stage Festival in our Reeve Studio Theatre.

5311 Access Improv: Flexing the Creative Brain
Tuesdays (1/23-5/1) / 5:00-6:30 / Age 13-21* / $390

Stretch your creative skills in this class designed for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities. Explore the key skills of an actor through the art of acting without a script, known as Improvisation. Through a variety of fun activities and games students learn key strategies to be spontaneous and adaptable in an ensemble while engaging their creative ideas. Students perform their work from the semester in our annual Students on Stage Festival in our Reeve Studio Theatre.

5313 Access Theatre Games
Sundays (1/21-2/25) / 11:00-12:30 / Ages 13-21* / $190

This class designed for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities of any level explores the key skills of an actor. Through a variety of fun activities and games, students learn to create original ideas while working as a part of an ensemble. Using a format of games, which address important theatre skills such as listening, confidence, believability, timing, and team-work, improvisation helps develop flexible and exciting performers. An informal sharing of their work will be performed for families on the last day of class.

5314 Access FUNdamentals of Acting
Sundays (3/18-5/6) / 11:00-12:30 / Ages 13-21* / $190

This introductory class designed for students with cognitive and developmental disabilities teaches the acting skills that are vital to performing on stage. Students build a strong and caring ensemble and create an environment of trust where they can effectively explore, make big choices, and take risks! These skills are built through theatre warm-ups, acting exercises, group improvisation, and scene-work. Utilizing the skills they have been learning throughout the semester, students will perform in an informal sharing for families on the final day of class.

*Students ages 18 – 21 must be enrolled in high school or high school equivalent program.

Spring Classes are on sale now! Make sure to register!

For more information, contact Access Coordinator, Katie Keddell, at kkeddell@imaginationstage.org.


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