Enriched Theater Arts Program for Homeschoolers

2019-20 School Year Program

Theater is more than actors pretending to be someone else. In theater, society examines itself and views the issues that confront our culture. We can then be more aware and effective citizens.

In theater arts, participants interact with others of various ages, backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs–opening them up to a new set of opinions and ideas. This promotes understanding, tolerance, and empathy.

Topics of Study

  • Art Sketchbook and Journaling - Reflective writing about character, day books
  • Literature Circles - Read plays, discuss elements of story-making, critical analysis
  • Performance Skills - Acting, improvising, stage combat, red nose clowning, circus skills, dance, vocal exercises, acrobatic yoga, warm up games and more!
  • Theatre Production - Costuming, lighting, sound design, props and set design

Guest Teaching Artists 

  • Offering classes in acrobatic yoga, stage combat, circus skills, dance & singing

Final Performance and Outreach Program 

  • The ensemble will explore, then produce every aspect of a play they choose. The ensemble will stage their production in the Studio theater for friends and family. There may be opportunities to tour with the production to local school classrooms.

Goals and Benefits to Homeschoolers 

  • Supports passion for life long learning and encourages natural curiosity
  • Challenges intellect and increases self-confidence in public speaking
  • Fosters emotional growth, team building and communication skills in an ensemble
  • Increases self knowledge, self-expression, and self- empowerment
  • Become tolerant, empathic, globally aware citizens as they examine local and world cultures through play. 

Fall Semester

#201 Growing Through Theater (Ages 7-10):
Fridays, 10-1:30 September 13-December 20 (14 Classes)
No class: Nov. 25-29th Fall Break
Tuition: $420

#301 Learning Through Theater (Ages 11-16):
Thursdays, 10-2:30 September 12 - December 19 (14 Classes)
No class: Nov. 25-29th Fall Break
Tuition: $570

Spring Semester

#202 Growing Through Theater (Ages 7-10):
Fridays, 10-1:30 January 17-May 29 (19 Classes)
No class: March 16-20 Break
Tuition: $585

#301 Learning Through Theater (Ages 11-16):
Thursdays, 10-2:30 January 17 - May 29 (19 Classes)
No class: March 16-20 Spring Break
Tuition: $795

Contact

Juliet Noonan
Director of Education

(707) 523-4185 ext.122 (message box only)
education@6thstreetplayhouse.com

About the Homeschool Program

Learn about dates, program content, tuition info and more here.