Workshops

Workshops

Engage your students’ bodies, voices, and imaginations with a Dramatic Connection Workshop from SCT. Professional SCT Teaching Artists lead age-appropriate one-hour workshops designed to support your curriculum. Please call 206.443.0807 ext: 1123 or email educationoutreach@sct.org for more information.

 

Dramatic Connection Workshop | Kinder and Up

Is your class visiting Seattle Children’s Theatre? Expand your experience with a workshop all about the production you saw! Students get on their feet, stretching their imaginations while deepening their knowledge about the show. Current and past Dramatic Connection Workshops are available upon request and can also pair with a classroom study on the book or theme of the show title. Workshops can occur either before or after the play, and can be held at SCT or at your location. Save $5 if you request Dramatic Connection Workshop at the time you make your Mainstage reservation.

                Available Drama Connection Workshops for 2018-2019:

                The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

                And in This Corner: Cassius Clay

                The Velveteen Rabbit

                The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

                Balloonacy

                The Diary of Anne Frank

Previous seasons’ Dramatic Connection Workshops available upon request. For a list of previous performances click here.

Special Interest Workshop | Grades Kinder and up

Collaborate with one of SCT’s professional Teaching Artists to design a custom interdisciplinary lesson for your upcoming unit in History, English Language Arts, STEM content, Theatre specialty skill, or a special interest topic. Using kinesthetic and drama exercises, this enhanced learning experience provides new ways for students to connect with core curriculum, while engaging their imaginations.

Theatre for the Very Young Workshop | Ages 2 - 3

Ready, set, play! This specialized workshop incorporates storytelling, dramatic play, movement and music to enhance learning. Together, children will grow their socialization, motor, and creative problem solving skills while exploring prominent themes in a classic children’s book.

Available TVY titles:

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Go, Dog. Go! By P.D. Eastman

Story Drama | Pre-K - Grade 2

Take your students inside a storybook! Each class, students and our Teaching Artist will read a different book and explore elements of the story through acting, art, and interactive props. Students will discover the narrative process, work together as an ensemble, embody characters using voice, body, and imaginations, use creative problem solving skills, and engage in imaginative play while enjoying the best in children's literature. With over 180 titles in our library, every class is a new journey into the great beyond!

Sensory Drama Workshop | Kinder and up

Encourage your students of all abilities, particularly those with sensory processing challenges and/or sensory-seeking behaviors, to engage their minds, bodies, and imaginations in a dramatic exploration of the world around them! These workshops are specifically geared towards classrooms of students with physical and developmental differences.

Available Sensory Drama Titles:

The Water Cycle

Deep Sea Adventures

Ensemble Building | Grades 1 and up

Drama is a gateway to a stronger community. Turn your classroom into an ensemble through a myriad of drama exercises that actors use to become a collaborative team. Each activity will focus on important 21st Century Skills: critical thinking, social/emotional learning, empathy, creative problem solving, positive communication, collaboration, and imaginative play.

Intro to Acting | Grades 3 and up

Discover how the professionals train for their roles on stage. Learn how to coordinate your voice, body, and mind while you engage in the basics of acting theory: actions, objectives, and obstacles. This workshop samples theatre exercises that make up the foundation of any acting training program, from movement and voice work, to character development and more!

Cost

$100 per hour for up to 30 participants and requires the hosting classroom educator present. Travel fees may be added to locations outside of the Seattle city limits. Financial aid is available. For an application please email educationoutreach@sct.org.

As a result of participating in the Drama Workshop, my students had a much greater understanding of and connection to the play we saw." - 5th grade teacher in Seattle

“One of my quietest, shyest students was actively engaged, able to show emotion through character.” – 2nd Grade Educator

“Thank you for giving my students the experience of bringing stories alive through story drama!” – 1st Grade Dual Language Educator

“The students looked forward to having Story Drama come to our classroom. One of my favorite moments was when [students] acted out the story “Muncha, Muncha, Muncha”…  Students now have a concrete idea on how to create their movements from stories.” – 1st Grade Educator



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