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SummerBLAST 2018

Improvise, write a play, perform with friends, and have a BLAST at People’s Light this summer! Our summer programs run Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. Before/After care is available.

Littles: Ages 7-9

Be a hero! Defeat the villain! Save the Day! Let’s fracture fairytales through music, movement and improvisation and create a new play you will perform for family and friends.

June 18th-29th

On-stage final performance: June 29 at 2pm

Youth: Ages 10-13

Build your own city. Create your own nickname. Be a legend! Students in this program will enhance skills in acting, improvisation, and storytelling. The two weeks will culminate in an original play inspired by Jerry Spinelli’s Newbery Award winning book, Maniac Magee.

July 16-27

On-stage final performance: July 27 at 2pm

Teen: Ages 14-18

This four-week program for teens will focus on vocal & physical skills, improvisation, playwriting, rehearsal and performance. Each week is designed as a stand-alone experience, so sign up for any combination of weeks or all four! All four weeks will be inspired by the many legends of vampires, from Bram Stoker’s Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Twilight. Explore themes of good versus evil, love & hate, and immortality. 

Week 1: Voice and Movement
July 9-13

Develop your vocal and physical skills so you are ready to take the stage. This week will focus on vocal placement and projection, stage craft and stage combat.

Week 2: Improvisation
July 16-20

Build strong listening skills to help create compelling dialogue, truthful characters, and high stakes dynamic situations on stage.

Week 3: Playwriting
July 23-27

Explore the connection between character and story to devise an original short play that will be performed on stage in week four.

Week 4: Rehearsal and Performance
July 30-August 3

Design, rehearse and perform a vampire story that scares everyone you know! As an ensemble you will stage the play created in week three.

On-stage final performance: August 3, time TBA