Designed specifically for children ages 7-10, this ten week class meets for one hour every Tuesday, September 6 through November 15. (There will be no class during Bay Waveland Schools Fall Break.)
Students will be introduced to basic theatre skills including movement, vocal expression, critical thinking, text analysis, theatre history, collaboration and cooperation, and mask making. Theatre games, memorization, dramatic performance, and blocking will also be covered.
Students will perform in a short presentation at the end of the last session. Parents and friends are encouraged to attend.
Class size limited to 12 students.
Materials fee, payable to teacher, is $10
Connie graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and taught theatre at Randolph School in Huntsville, AL for 20 years. Prior to that, she ran the Education Department at Fantasy Playhouse Children's Theatre, also in Huntsville.
Over the years, Connie has served as president of The Huntsville Community Chorus Association, Twickenham Repertory Company, Theatre Huntsville, the Alabama Theatre Association and the Alabama Educational Theatre Association. She has been awarded several Outstanding Educator Awards over the years and estimates that she has directed well over 100 plays and musicals from Arizona to New Jersey.
Mailing Address:PO Box 3498Bay St Louis, MS 39520