Foundations in Theater

Who: Students ages 9-13

When: 11 Saturdays, 9 - 10:20 a.m. January 13 - March 31, 2018*
*No class on 2/24

Cost: $175, all materials included.

Instructors: Holly Griffith & Bryan Falcón, with guest artists

Foundations in Theater is a semester-long course recommended for students ages 9-13 who wish to learn the basics of theater through experiential activities, games, collaboration and storytelling. Students will learn about writing, performance, and technical theatre. The course will cultivate a sense of dedication to craft, respect for fellow artists, and joy in performing. The semester will culminate in a showcase of student work. 

Skills students will develop during this course:

    • Ensemble building and games
    • Movement and gesture
    • Vocal skills
    • Collaborative storytelling
    • Observation and listening
    • An understanding of theatre terms and technologies

    Please read The Scoundrel & Scamp Class Policy prior to registration.


    Foundations in Theater: Sample Class Overview*

    *Note: This is intended as an example only. Actual class content is subject to change.

    Class 1: Intros, basics, warm-ups

    Class 2: Myself and my toolkit, intro to ensemble performance

    Class 3: Movement and expression

    Class 4: Speech and voice

    Class 5: Scene partners and listening

    Class 6: Creating character

    Class 7: Relationships

    Class 8: Ensemble work

    Class 9: Detail and fine-tuning

    Class 10: Rehearsal and Storytelling

    Class 11: Performance


    The Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre

    738 N. 5th Ave
    Tucson, AZ, 85705
    United States