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Play at Home Classes

July Play@Home Virtual Classes

Comics Class with Sharon Krome
Ages 8 – 11 | July 20 – July 24 (Monday – Friday) from 10 am – 11 am
Tuition $75

In this class, students will create their very own hero and turn them into virtual flipbooks before launching into the creation of their graphic novel with sidekicks and supervillains. The materials needed for this class are paper and preferred coloring materials.

World of Tomorrow with Terry Guest
Ages 9 – 13 | July 20 – July 24 (Monday – Friday) from 2 pm – 3 pm
Tuition $75

Pack your bags, we’re headed to a whole new world – The World of Tomorrow. As we journey to our new planet, students will build a community that they can call home. What is your favorite part of your home now? The beaches, the people, the insane amount of ice cream flavors that exist? And what is your least favorite part? How do we fix it? Identify the problems, imagine solutions, and create community. This class culminates in a mini show for family and friends at the end of the week.

Film Noir with Lizzy May
Ages 5 – 7 | July 20 – July 24 (Monday – Friday) from 2 pm – 3 pm
Tuition $75

The mystery! The suspense! In Film Noir, young filmmakers and actors will create original an original silent film together. Through pantomime, title cards, and work with character and conflict, students will replicate the plot twists and all-out drama of early silent films.

Clown Show with Sivan Spector
Ages 8 – 11 | July 27 – July 31 (Monday – Friday) from 10 am – 11 am
Tuition $75

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a clown? Are you already a clown and have been wondering how to take it to the next level with other clowns? In this class, students will create their own clown and write their own mini-show to perform at the end of the week. This class is very active so make sure you have plenty of space to move and are ready to collaborate with others on the silliest mini show you’ve ever worked on complete with cross screen stage combat, stage makeup eye bruises, object work, and much more.

Designers, Make it Work with Nicole Nienow
Ages 8 – 11 | July 27 – July 31 (Monday – Friday) from 2 pm – 3 pm
Tuition $75

In this this online adventure, designers will have the week to bring to life a character straight from their dreams. Students will design their character then create a paper mache mask, manipulitable puppet hand, and full costume. Come and turn simple mechanics into beautiful art! Materials needed for this class are newspaper, masking tape, paints, paintbrushes, carboard, and either glue or flour. 

Friday Afternoon Live with Kay Kron
Ages 6 – 8 | July 27 – July 31 (Monday – Friday) from 4 pm – 5 pm
Tuition $75

Think you’ve got the funnies? Want to learn how to dish the funnies? We’ve got you covered. In this class, we will guide students in writing and performing their own mini sketch show filled with big stock characters, comical turns of events, and commercial parodies.

Jump & Jam Movement Class with Mary Catherine Daniels
Ages 5 – 7 | Aug 3 – 7 (Monday – Friday) from 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Pay What You Can $5 – $75

In this movement class, students will get up and move for an hour of their day! Students will explore elements of dance, character work, and object exploration! Alongside the teacher, students will be able to choreograph some of their own movement as well as learn some from the teacher. Students will find strength, gain flexibility, and confidence in the most fun way!

Singing & Songwriting with Gabrielle Winter
Ages 8 – 13 | Aug 3 – 7 (Monday – Friday) from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tuition $75

Ever had an idea for a song, but didn’t know how to write it? Or do you think writing music is too hard for you to do? Think again. In this class, students will learn how to write vocal melodies to accompany their own intrumental track or one written by the teacher. No need to play any musical instrumental for this songwriting class. So come find your voice and a build confidence too!

Triple Threat: Musical Theatre Online with Maya Pierce
Ages 8 – 13 | Aug 10 – 14 (Monday – Friday) from 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Pay What You Can $5 – $75

In this class, we will explore different aspects of musical theatre practice and performance. Students will each work on singing and acting a section of a song from a musical, and everyone will learn a musical theatre dance together. In addition to honing performance skills, we will also learn a little bit about musical theatre history, repertoire, and performers.

Graphic Design Online: Storybook Edition with Kyla Christie
Ages 9 – 13 | Aug 10 – 14 (Monday – Friday) from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Pay What You Can $5 – $75

In this class, students will find their favorite toy, stuffed animal, device, or object and bring them to life in a story of their own! Like a guessing game, students will keep their favorite objects hidden and will use storytelling to slowly show other students what their objects are. At the end of the class, students will walk away with a fully done online picture book of their object’s adventure to share with family and friends! Using imagination and creative writing, their favorite objects will now be a story they can read anytime they want. 

NOTE: students must be able to access Canva, a free program either via computer (preferred) or the app on a mobile device.

Breaking the Book with Amparo Pons Grau
Ages 8 – 12 | Aug 17 – 21 (Monday – Friday) from 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Pay What You Can $5 – $75

For this irrevereant class, students will take an old book, that we’re used to thinking about as a container of set truths, and transform it into their own new adventure. Through a series of workshops, each student will take their book and overhaul it into blackout poetry, origami, paper cut art, book sculpture, comics, and pop-up art.

Young Filmmakers with Matthew Shimmel
Ages 9 – 13 | Aug 17 – 21 (Monday – Friday) from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tuition $75

Join documentary filmmaker and teaching artist, Matthew Shimmel, for dynamic storytelling with film. Through a series of distinct workshops, students will conceptualize, write, storyboard, film, direct, and edit their very own documentary or mockumentary at home and in their neighborhood.