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Dear Parents, Members, and Patrons of WDI Summer Children’s Workshop, 

It is with deep regret that the Wheaton Drama Summer Workshop Leadership team has made the decision to cancel the 2020 WDI Children’s Summer Workshop. There are just too many unknowns, and we did not feel that we could guarantee the safety and well-being of our students during these uncertain times.

Please know, the Education Team is hard at work already for the 2021 WDI Children’s Summer Workshop and have some great ideas on how to improve our program for all participants.

When it is deemed safe once again, Wheaton Drama will reopen its doors, and with that we will offer our usual set of After School classes. These classes themselves are in the process of being revamped to appeal to more children. We hope that you will consider joining us for these classes when the opportunity arises. In addition, we hope to see you for the Summer of 2021 for our new and improved WDI Children’s Summer Workshop. We will share more details about our new summer workshop program soon.

In the meantime if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to reach out. Together we will get through this.

Sincerely,

Elyse Willis
Education Governor
Wheaton Drama
wdieducation@gmail.com

WDI Children’s Summer Workshop

Do you know a child who enjoys theatre and wants to learn more about performance or technical skills? Wheaton Drama workshops will help build confidence by giving the attendees first hand experience in creating a live production. Your child will learn how teamwork works in building a theatrical presentation…besides having fun and making new friends. The place to be this summer is Wheaton Drama’s Playhouse 111.

Registration will be available online in early April, 2021.

July 5 – 10, 2021

Performance Theatre

Grades 1-5* morning session: 8:30 am -12:00 pm

Grades 1-5* afternoon session: 1 pm -4:30 pm

(Choose one session only)

July 7 – 10, 2021

Technical Theatre

Grades 6-12*

July 7, 1 pm -4:30 pm

July 6 – 10, 9 am -4:30 pm

(Bring a sack lunch)

Choose an area in which you would like to study: Stage managing/backstage crew, Sound design, costume design or Lighting Design

July 12 – 17, 2021

Performance Theatre

Grades 6-12* full day session 9 am -4:30 pm

(Bring a sack lunch)

July 14-17, 2021

Technical Theatre

Grades 6-12*

July 14, 1 pm -4:30 pm

July 15-16, 9 am -4:30 pm

July 17, 9 am – 12 noon

(Bring a sack lunch)

Choose an area in which you would like to study: Stage managing/backstage crew, Sound design, costume design or Lighting Design

*Please note that the grade level is indicated as to what grade they just COMPLETED

Saturday Performance

Grade 1-5 morning class: July 10 -10:00 am

Grade 1-5 afternoon class: July 10 -2:00 pm

Grade 6-8, High School: July 17 -10:30 am

Tuition

$120 for 1-5th grades (half day session only)

$120 for Technical Theatre (per week)

$240 for 6th-12th grades (full day session only)

Staff: All staff members are certified teachers themselves and thus have gone through an extensive background check. Staff changes each year and will be announced when registration is open. Registration opens in Early April.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact us at wdieducation@gmail.com

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