DramaWorks classes encourage students of all ages to explore and practice the fundamentals-and the fun- of drama. Stage One Family Theatre’s professional artists/educators provide active ways to encourage imaginative thinking, effective communication and positive collaboration.

Students learn to dramatically use their voices, bodies, and imaginations to gain a better understanding of themselves and the world around them. Students gain self-confidence and poise in an atmosphere of fun and laughter.  WE HAVE TEEN CAMPS TOO!

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Classes for 2012

Ages 4-6

Happily Ever After: Knights and Princesses
June 11-15
9:00-11:30 am
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Come spend the week being brave knights and noble princesses! Just imagine: regal proclamations, dark forests, royal balls, and honorable duels! Learn the basics of acting as imagination takes center stage!

Out to Sea: Pirates and Mermaids
June 18-22
9:00-11:30 am
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
You best swab the deck or you’ll walk the plank ye scallywags! Are you brave enough to join us on the seven seas? Join us for this week-long camp where students can use basic acting skills and build their knowledge of the stage as they become beautiful mermaids or swashbuckling pirates!

Fairytale Kingdom
June 25-29
9:00-11:30 am
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Have you ever wished for your very own magical kingdom? Explore your favorite stories from long ago and far away. Using body, voice, and imagination we will mix and match our favorite fairy tales to create original stories about our most-loved characters!

Broadway Playground
July 9-13
9:00-11:30 am
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Join the Broadway Playground as we discover new musicals and explore favorites from the past. Students will learn the basics of acting, singing, and dancing while creating show stopping numbers!

Animal Adventures
July 16-20
9:00-11:30 am
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Fly like a bird or prowl like a cheetah on the hunt in this exciting camp that explores character movement to tell stories. Through creative movement exercises and imagination students will become their favorite animals engaging in physical storytelling. Come explore the animal kingdom and create new stories together!

Into the Storybook!
July 30-August 3
9:00-11:30 am
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Wouldn’t it be fun to be Snow White or even as fancy as Nancy? This is your chance! This week-long camp will use popular children’s literature and original stories created by students! What stories in your imagination are just itching to come to life?

Ages 7-8

Around the World in… 5 Days!
June 11-15
1:00-3:30 pm
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Travel around the world to a different location every day of the week. Throw a St. Patrick’s Day parade in Ireland, and hike through the outback in Australia. Learn about other traditions and cultures as you help your tour guides solve the problem at hand before returning to Louisville!

Detectives and Spies
June 18-22
1:00-3:30 pm
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Become a secret agent! Meet with other gumshoes at spy headquarters, complete detective training, and receive an official investigator badge! Using body, voice, and imagination, get your first assignment and follow the clues to close the case!

Broadway Playground
July 9-13
1:00-3:30 pm
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Join the Broadway Playground as we discover new musicals and explore favorites from the past. Students will learn the basics of acting, singing, and dancing while creating show stopping numbers!

Time Machine!
July 16-20
1:00-3:30 pm
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Use your imagination to build a state-of-the-art time machine, travel back to the dinosaurs and forward into space! Each day will hold something new: will students wrangle the wild west, or meet robots from the future? Only Time Machine will tell!

Ages 8-11

Audition Techniques
July 30-August 3
1:00-3:30 pm
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
You know you want the part, now it’s time to get the part! This camp focuses on the specific tools and knowledge you will need to nail your next audition. From monologue selection to analyzing text, this class is great preparation for Stage One’s student auditions! STUDENT AUDITIONS: March 10 and March 17

Ages 8-11

Performance Camp: Disney’s Aladdin KIDS (rights pending)
THREE-WEEK CAMP
July 9-July 28 (Mon-Fri with mandatory final performance Sat July 28)
Ages 8-11
Minimum/ Maximum Enrollment: 20/35
Cost: $400
Join Stage One Family Theatre for a three-week intensive performance workshop for students ages 8-11. In addition to taking classes in acting, movement, and voice, participants will audition for, rehearse, and perform in Disney’s Aladdin KIDS.

Daily Schedule
9:00 am Camp Meeting, Warm-Up, Ensemble Building and Movement
10:00 am Class 1 (Acting or Music)
11:00 am SNACK
11:15 am Class 2 (Acting or Music)
12:15-12:45 LUNCH
12:45 pm Aladdin KIDS Rehearsal
1:45-2:00 pm BREAK
3 pm Dismissal

*Public performances of Aladdin KIDS will be on Saturday, July 28, at 11 am and 2 pm.

Ages 9-11

Acting: Creating Characters
June 25-29
1:00-3:30 pm
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost $145
This class explores essential skills for acting and creating a character in a supportive ensemble setting. Voice work, movement, and scene study are just a few of the topics covered during the course of the week.

Acting: Improvisation
July 23-27
9:00-11:30 am
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Explore the role of the actor in this week-long intensive program that uses improvisation and drama games to teach character creation, expression, verbal and non-verbal acting techniques and stage presence. The stage awaits, so come steal the show!

Ages 9-12

Movie Magic!
FULL DAY CAMP
June 11-15
9:00-3:00 pm
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $250
Lights! Camera! Action! Explore both sides of the camera and film as a storytelling medium in this week-long, full-day camp. As both actor and director, take a story from the storyboard to the screen while learning important acting and filmmaking techniques. Who knows, maybe you’ll give Spielberg a run for his money!

Ages 11-18

Physical Comedy and Combat
July 30-Aug 3
1:00-3:30pm
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
Explore the comedic style of slap stick, and stage combat, while integrating characterization to create the physical harmony of a well rounded performer. This class will incorporate spatial awareness and timing to combine a safe and believable theatrical fight scene.

Ages 12-18

Audition Techniques
July 30-August 3
9:00-11:30 am
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/16
Cost: $145
You know you want the part, now it’s time to get the part! This camp focuses on the specific tools and knowledge you will need to nail your next audition. From monologue selection to analyzing text, this class is great preparation for Stage One’s student auditions! STUDENT AUDITIONS: March 10 and March 17.

Broadway Bootcamp
TWO-WEEK CAMP
June 18-29 (Mon-Fri)
9am-3pm
Minimum/Maximum Enrollment: 5/25
Cost: $350
This two-week camp is designed as an in-depth look at the techniques of singing, dancing and acting used in musical theatre. Our ensemble approach nurtures collaboration, confidence, and skill development, while exploring the exciting songs and stories from musicals past and present. We combine our instruction with a rehearsal process culminating in an open-classroom musical presentation.

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