Kids & Teens Summer Workshop

Home / Education / Kids & Teens Summer Workshop

WDI SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2024

 

Summer workshop for elementary students (finished 1st grade through finished 5th grade) will be June 24th-29th, from 8:30-12:00.

During this time the students will learn acting techniques, how to audition, choreography, vocal techniques, and the process it takes to accomplish a full performance.
If your middle or high school student is interested in learning how sets, lighting, sound and projections work,
they may choose to sign up for technical theatre during the same week.
This year the students will be performing a full show for families on Saturday, June 29th.
The show is
The Fabulous Fable Factory, based on Aesop’s Fables.

The cost for the workshop week is $175.00.

Enrollment for the Elementary Workshop has reached capacity.  If you are interested in being placed on our wait list, please send an email to wheatondramaeducation@gmail.com.  Please note that there are still spaces available for middle or high school students interested in helping with technical theatre during the elementary workshop week.

 

 

During summer workshop for middle school/high school (finished 6th grade through finished 12th grade), the students will be producing the musical Finding Nemo Jr.

All audition information will be sent to you after you register for the workshop.
Auditions and first read-through will be on Monday, July 1st, from 9:00-4:30.
The workshop will then continue July 8th through the 12th (9:00-4:30) with a performance on July 13th.
During the week the students will learn acting, choreography, vocals, and the process it takes to put on a full musical.
We also have an opportunity for students who would like to learn how sets, lighting, sound, costumes and projections.
These students will work with our technical theatre teaching staff and will run the show on Saturday, July 13th.
They will be working with the staff the same days as the cast.

The cost of this workshop is $350.00.

We look forward to working with your children!

If you have any questions, contact Kim Lambert-Haak at [email protected]

ANNOUNCING OUR ALL-NEW SUMMER TEEN PRODUCTION!!

Honk! Jr.

Join us for our Summer Teen Workshop Production. This new program replaces our old summer workshop format. Students grades 6 – 12* can participate in a week-long rehearsal and performance workshop of a musical production, this year featuring HONK JRStudents may elect to participate as performers or as technical crew helping to run the performance.

All students grades 6 – 12* are invited to be a part of the fun!! You’ve spent years learning about the process of creating theatre, now put it to use…this year you will be learning an entire show in just a week and and bring it to life in our theatre.

The format will be a little different than previous workshops:

:June 26, 9 am–4:30 pm

  • For our Performance Students: We will audition and cast all of the participants that day as well as start some choreography and music.  Then we’re sending you home for two weeks to practice on your own.  On July 10, we will start full scale rehearsals, and get this show moving!
  • For our Technical Theatre Students:  You will begin to learn the basics of tech and the different aspects needed for our production so you can choose which aspect of tech to study for the week:  Stage Managing/Running Crew, Sound Design, Costume Design, or Light Design.

July 10–14, 9 am –4:30 pm
Full day of rehearsals for Performance Students, and training and rehearsals with director and cast for Technical Theatre Students

July 15 –One Performance at 10:00 AM (Call times for all participants to be announced)

Tuition:  $300 per Student
Tickets to Saturday’s performance: $10 each

*Students who have completed these grades

Registration closes on June 16th. Class sizes limited, so register soon.

Production Team:

Director:  Kim Lambert-Haak
Co-Director: Mackenzie Grattan
Music Director: Amy Brockman
Choreographer:  Jenny Rickert
Tech Director:  Elyse Willis

Rehearsal Accompanist and Parent Contact:  Julie Kanturek

If you have any questions or concerns, contact us at [email protected]

Return to Education page

Click here to change this text