Workshops, Lectures, Seminars, Demonstrations & Tours
Workshops are typically 45 minutes to 3 hours, single sessions. (May be presented in a small series.)
Learn stage configurations, stage directions & geometrical shapes in fun games and exercises. GRADES: K-2
Afternoon at the Improv
Explore acting, storytelling & improvisational techniques. GRADES: 3-12.
African Folk Tales
Instructor introduces students to an African folk tale & guides them through a performance of their own version of the story using traditional story telling methods. GRADES: K-6.
Fractured Fairy Tales
Students perform a parody of familiar fairy tale. GRADES: K-5.
Instructor/Actor/Director guides students through an interactive performance where students embody roles of mythological heroes, heroines, gods and goddesses. There will be togas! GRADES: 5-12.
It’s Greek to Me
Explore classical Greek theatre. Students perform choral scenes from classic Greek tragedy in verse. Two to four visits. GRADES:5-12.
Native American Folk Tales
Explore Native American Culture through music & folktales. GRADES: K-6.
Playwrighting, Screen Writing and Adaptations
Professional playwright uses dramatic improvisation to guide students in the writing process; from ideas & inspiration to plot, character development & dialogue construction, eventually creating their own unique style. GRADES: 5-12. Multiple visits.
Make works of literature come alive for your students. Professional actors will guide students in dramatic readings. GRADES: 5-12.
Study Shakespeare’s sonnets, soliloquies & scenes. Bring them to life through improvisation & games. Gain a historical perspective into the Elizabethan period. Excellent preparation for the DPS Shakespeare Festival. GRADES: 5-12.
Learn Basic stage hand to hand combat. GRADES: 5-12.
Learn the art & function of set design for the theatre. GRADES: 5-12.
Learn basic elements of stage makeup. Requires materials fee. GRADES: 5-12.
Construct a scene by learning the elements of a story & acting it out. GRADES: K-12
MONTHS: Year round. • Age range, costs & schedules vary, call for details. LENGTH: Daily or weekly multiple visits.
Get A Clue or Who Dunnit?
Create & perform original mysteries. GRADES: 1-5.
It’s Greek to Me
Explore classical Greek theatre. Students perform scenes from classic Greek comedies & tragedies in verse. Includes mask making. GRADES: 5-12.
Study Shakespeare’s sonnets, soliloquies & scenes. Bring them to life through improvisation & games. Gain a historical perspective into the Elizabethan period. Culminates in performance. Excellent preparation for the DPS Shakespeare Festival. GRADES: 5-12.
Stage Accents & Dialects
Learn a dialect for school play or just for fun. Standard British, New York City, Standard American Southern & many more. GRADES: 5-12
Learn basic stage carpentry, set painting, light, sound & set design from professionals. Field trip to Aurora Fox. GRADES: 6-12.
Have a dramatic birthday at the Fox or at your house with one of our actors/directors guiding you and your friends through creative dramatics or comedy improvisation workshops. Then have your cake and eat it too. You can also book a birthday party to see one of the four Summer Children’s Theatre Saturday matinees. TIME: Year Round. Weekends.
Themes including: Pirates, Kings and Queens and Greek Mythology.