EDUCATION

Tantrum Theater and Dublin Arts Council offer fun and creative drama camps and workshops for kids and teens!

2017–18 Dublin and Athens Theater Classes

Fall 2017

Tantrum Kids

Drama I Class

Saturdays 11:30–1:00
September 23–November 18, 2017  (no class October 21)
Dublin Arts Council
Ages: 7–11
$200

Tantrum Kids Drama I class is for all creative kids ages 7–11. Students will explore the process of creating a character while developing a short play based on a piece of literature. The class is a place for students to explore basic theater techniques through physicality, voice techniques, exercises, games and more. It cultivates self-awareness, confidence and creative collaboration. The 8 -week course culminates in an open dress rehearsal during the final class time. The showing includes a group demonstration of the skills learned.

Tantrum Teens Film

Production Workshop

Saturday and Sundays, October 7, 8 & 15
Noon–4:00
Ohio University’s Putnam Hall Studio 202
Ages: 13–18
$175.00
For information and registration contact vernooy@ohio.edu

This workshop focuses on the essential roles, tasks, and challenges in film production. Students will be instructed on storytelling, film crew positions, directing actors, and technical aspects including lighting, camera, lenses, and editing. Participants are encouraged to explore their creativity in a collaborative hands-on atmosphere. At the end of the workshop, students will have completed a short film and screening.

Winter 2018

Tantrum Kids

Theater Fundamentals

Saturdays 11:30–1:00
January 6–February 24
Dublin Arts Council
Ages: 10–13
$200
Register online at dublinarts.org/camps

Tantrum Kids Spring Theater Fundamentals is for creative kids ages 10–13 who have some theater experience or none at all! Learn and strengthen the fundamental skills needed for acting in school or community plays. The class will include theater exercises and games to build collaboration, voice and movement awareness, basic scene work, games for creativity, and individual coaching. This course can be individualized to the student’s needs and desire to learn. It is an active class and all students are required to dress to move and being a notebook and pencil. The final class will include a presentation of scenes and/or monologues for friends and family.


Previous Workshops

Summer Theater Camp

This camp will excite, challenge, and inspire young actors. Students will create characters through physical prompts, develop acting skills by engaging the imagination and discovering a sense of play, and increase their vocal range by using sound, text, and song. Designed to serve both the beginning actor and more seasoned child actor, this workshop exposes the participants to story development, character building, and aspects of theatrical design.

The class cultivates self-expression, imagination, creativity, and collaboration. It culminates in an informal performance open to the public.

Tantrum Kids

Creative Drama Camp

Journey into theater through creative play, mime, movement, sound, and rhythm. This camp uses classic children’s stories and sensory exercises to develop the imagination, cultivate creative collaboration, and teach acting fundamentals.

Tantrum Teens

Film Production Workshop

Focusing on the essential roles, tasks, and challenges in film production. Students will be instructed on storytelling, film crew positions, acting, and technical aspects of lighting, cameras, lenses, and editing. Filming will be done on personal phones and cameras supplied by the instructor.

Tantrum Kids

Theater Camp

Excite, challenge and inspire young actors. Designed to serve both the beginning and more seasoned child actor, this five-day workshop exposes participants to story development, character building, and aspects of theatrical design.

Tantrum Kids

Drama Workshop

In this fun and fast-paced two-hour workshop, you will practice the fundamentals of acting through physical tasks, games and exercises. Learn how to use your imagination, voice, and body to create character, collaborate with others, and play with dramatic conflict. Led by Artistic Director Daniel C. Dennis with an eye toward Tantrum Theater’s season opener A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this class will give you the chance to focus your dramatic play and create a world as large as your imagination. For registration and information contact Rebecca at vernooy@ohio.edu.

Winter Session: 8 weeks

This weekly class will excite, challenge, and inspire young actors. Students will create characters through physical prompts, develop acting skills by engaging the imagination and discovering a sense of play, and increase their vocal range by using sound, text and song. Designed to serve both the beginning actor and more seasoned child actor, this workshop exposes the participants to story development, character building, and aspects of theatrical design.

The class cultivates self-expression, imagination, creativity, and collaboration. It culminates in an informal performance open to the public.

Fall Session: 8 weeks

This weekly class will excite, challenge and inspire young actors. Students will create characters through physical prompts, develop acting skills by engaging the imagination and discovering a sense of play, and increase their vocal range by using sound, text and song. Designed to serve both the beginning actor and more seasoned child actor, this workshop exposes the participants to story development, character building, and aspects of theatrical design.

The class cultivates self-expression, imagination, creativity, and collaboration. It culminates in an informal performance open to the public.


For registration and information, contact Rebecca VerNooy at vernooy@ohio.edu