Registration for the Summer Reading Program is required before registering for individual workshops. If you have not already registered for the 2019 Summer Reading Program, please do so here: https://forms.gle/aiwvKr8NsqYqQHnn7
10:00 - 11:00 am: Creating Theatre Page to Stage (Ages 8-12) | Instructor: Siobhan Bremer | Location: Youth Room
In this workshop students will join together to play theatre games as a warm up to bring literature to life. We will use voice, body, emotion and creativity to enliven texts such as True Story and Where the Wild Things Are. Join this fun-filled hour with university theatre professor and professional actress Siobhan Bremer.
10:00 - 11:00 am: ‘Raven Creation Story’ (Ages 13-18) | Instuctor: Skyler Davis | Location: Kozak Room
Come and join Skyler, a Tlingit actor from Alaska, and learn and help tell the traditional Raven Creation Story, of the Tlingit people. Passed down orally from generation to generation since the beginning of time.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Lunch Break (Free Lunch for students 18 & under)
1:15 - 2:15 pm: Character Body Exploration (Ages 8-12) | Instructor: Shekendra Morgan | Location: Kozak Room
In this workshop we will explore the connection between body and character through improvisation and randomized prompts. The goal of this workshop is to help connect actors to a more physically connected performance.
1:15 - 2:15 pm: Crowning Around (Ages 13-18) | Instructors: Sabrina Egeland & Camryn Hirschfeld | Location: Youth Room
Participants will use floral wire, pipe cleaners and other found objects to design and create their own wearable crowns sure to make Titania and Oberon jealous.
2:30 - 3:30 pm: Crowning Around (Ages 8-12) | Instructors: Sabrina Egeland & Camryn Hirschfeld | Location: Youth Room
2:30 - 3:30 pm: Approaching Shakespeare (Ages 13-18) | Instructor: Rachel Smith | Location: Kozak Room
Have you ever gone to one of Shakespeare's plays and left feeling confused? Have you heard Hamlet's famous "To be or not to be" and wondered why the characters talk this way? In this workshop, we'll look at Shakespeare's language and give you the tools you need to decode it! Using a monologue from A Midsummer Night's Dream, you'll learn how to understand and perform Shakespeare like a pro!
3:30 pm: Workshops End
6:00 pm: Pre-show music and vending (Prentis Park)
7:00 pm: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Prentis Park)
Call the Library at 605.677.7060 for more information.
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