Cast Age Range: 8 through 11 years old*
About the Show
Miss Nelson’s class is the worst behaved in the whole school. Spitballs flying across the room, paper airplanes sailing every which way and uncontrollable children send the gentle, long-suffering teacher, Miss Nelson, over the edge. But the students of Room 207 are in for a surprise when Miss Nelson turns up missing and is replaced by Viola Swamp, a scary substitute teacher who assigns homework from hell and wields her ruler like a sword! In desperation, the students set out to find their beloved Miss Nelson … but will they ever get her back? Lessons of appreciation and respect. MISS NELSON IS MISSING! Younger@Part® is the authorized 30 minute edition of the TYA musical for elementary schools and youth theatres.
*The part of Miss Nelson will be played by an adult
Performance Dates: May 21, 22, 28 & 29
Cast Age Range: 11 through 16 years old
About the Show
This award winning musical is a humorous spin on the classic fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.” If you thought you knew the story, you may be in for a walloping surprise! Carried on a wave of beguiling songs and hilarious twists and turns, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are, you’ll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again!
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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