Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by the true story of the Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Jack Feldman and Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act). Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.
Performance Dates: October 7, 8, 14 & 15 – 7:00pm
Young students will use their imaginations to create characters and explore different acting techniques, practice rhythm and singing through various games and songs.
For our older students we utilize various acting games, improv, monologue, and scene work to improve acting skills – Students will explore how theatre is the art of telling stories through live acting.
We focus on each of these areas…
Students learn to work together, build trust, and involved every member in a performance.
Students explore how pantomime and behavior help tell a story
Students explore what makes characters unique and how to create compelling characters onstage.
Students will learn to think about the “why” behind every action.
Students will understand the importance of articulation, projection, and voice variation.
Students will understand how being present, istening, and reacting are important parts of being an actor.
Students will understand the “principles of blocking” and how to stage a scene without instruction.
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