Theatre Workshops for Youth

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Vermillion Public Library, Vermillion, SD

Workshops are FREE but require advance registration. Workshops capped at 20 students per session.

Sign-up online with the Vermillion Public Library:  http://vermillionpubliclibrary.org/summer-reading-program/workshops/

10-11am         Creating Theatre Page to Stage (Ages 8-12), taught by Siobhan Bremer, 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. 

                        ‘Raven Creation Story’ (Ages 13-18), taught by Skyler Davis, 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.

11am-1pm            LUNCH BREAK (free lunch for students 18 & under @Jolley Elementary, 224 S University St.)

 

1:15-2:15pm    Character Body Exploration (Ages 8-12), taught by Shekendra Morgan, 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.

 

                          Crowning Around(Ages 13-18), taught by Sabrina Egeland&Camryn Hirschfeld, 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.

 

2:30-3:30pm    Crowning Around (Ages 8-12), taught by Sabrina Egeland & Camryn Hirschfeld, 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.

 

                          Approaching Shakespeare (Ages 13-18), taught by Rachel Smith, 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! 

3:30pm            Workshops End

6pm                 Pre-show music and vending (Prentis Park, Vermillion)

7pm                 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Prentis Park, Vermillion)

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