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Summer Acting Workshop for Teens
Sat, July 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am–3:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Sat, July 14, 2018
One event on Mon, July 30, 2018 at 10:00 am
Summer Acting Intensive for ages 13–17: a four-week class culminating in performances of The Rover in the outdoor amphitheater in Maritime Heritage Park. (Dates and times below.)
FINAL AUDITIONS SATURDAY, JULY 14th
Students will train in the same acting methods we use to train our adult actors — acting technique, stage combat, games, and physical acting — and leave the intensive with great tools for the stage and screen.
The program culminates with an outdoor production of The Rover by Aphra Behn as the final show in show in Sylvia Center for the Arts’ Open Air Summer Rep.
We have full ($600) and half ($300) scholarships available for students enrolling in our summer production by request, thanks to Skipping Stone Foundation — check box on audition form on July 14 to apply for one of our available scholarships.
July 14, 11am–3pm
Sylvia Center for the Arts Studio Theater
Short scenes from the script (see this link for script samples)
Optional memorized monologue
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu, 10am–3pm, July 30–August 21 (four weeks)
Wed, August 22, 5pm–9pm
PERFORMANCES IN MARITIME HERITAGE PARK:
THE ROVER, by Aphra Behn
Thu/Fri/Sat, August 23–25
5pm call for actors
7:30pm show time
(Full and partial scholarships available — consideration by request at auditions on July 14th.)
Taught by a team of theater professionals including Greta Miller, Melanie Strickland, Bradley Dillon, and Glenn Hergenhahn-Zhao, this program will be a fun, rewarding, and challenging leap into the world of theater.
The production of The Rover is part of our four-play Open Air Summer Rep series — all performances FREE to the public. A special reception, Friday August 24th at 6pm is a ticketed event with food, drinks, and reserved seating in the park.
The Rover is the best-known comedy of Restoration playwright Aphra Behn. The production will use our own edit/adaptation of the script, available mid-July.