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Teacher Workday/Student Holiday Workshops

PROGRAM DETAILS
Looking for something fun and exciting to do when school is out for teacher work days or student holidays? Come spend the day with the fun, professional Acting for Young People faculty! We are thrilled to announce our brand new two-part program:  Exploration Days (for actors ages 5-11) and One Day Intensives (for actors ages 12-18). Both age groups will be offered each day. All workshops are taught by Acting for Young People faculty and special guest artists. Each workshop will focus on a specific acting skills such as improvisation, musical theater, playwriting, and much more!

AFYP and Potomac Arts Academy of George Mason University have joined forces to bring you the absolute best in theatre, music, and art instruction!

LOCATION
Potomac Arts Academy/Acting for Young People of George Mason University:
4260 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA  22030

Inservice

Registration for these programs are now closed. Check back soon for future workshops! 


Past Workshops

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2016

Explore Musical Theatre: Favorites from Broadway & Disney - Registration for this Program is now closed.  

Ages: 5-11

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: Learn brand-new choreography for some of your favorite musical songs!  Students will be singing and grooving throughout the day, and should come wearing comfortable clothes and closed-toed shoes that allow for dancing. Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink.

Musical Theatre Intensive: Decades of Dance Registration for this Program is now closed.

Ages: 12-18

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: Students will learn dance in several Broadway dance styles from throughout the decades in this fast-paced workshop--perfect for learning new skills, polishing favorite ones, and audition prep. Students should wear comfortable clothes and close-toed dance shoes appropriate for dancing. Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink. 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2016

Explore Chicago Improv Registration for this Program is now closed.

Ages: 5-11

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: Laugh the day away with AFYP! Students will explore basic improv skills through a grab bag of funny games and activities focused on quick thinking and teamwork. Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink.

Short Form Improv Intensive Registration for this Program is now closed.

Ages: 12-18

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: A crash course in Chicago-style improv with AFYP Teaching Artists! Learn how to "find the funny" through a variety short form improv games. Students will learn the fundamentals of improvisation and exercise their creativity! Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016

Explore New York Improv - Registration for this Program is now closed.

Ages: 5-11

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: We return to improv with a focus on storytelling! Today is perfect for students who want to expand their creative thinking skills while having a great, fun-filled time. Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink.

Long Form Improv Intensive - Registration for this Program is now closed.

Ages: 12-18

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: Back by popular demand, today is all about the art of long form improv: creating new games as a team through the power of "Yes, And!" This fast-paced day is designed to teach students to push their creativity to the fullest extent. Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink.

MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017

Explore Shakespeare Registration for this Program is now closed.

Ages: 5-11 

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: The stories of William Shakespeare are timeless and fun for all ages! Students will explore Shakespeare's plays through voice, movement, and character exercises in an age-appropriate way in this unique introductory day. Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink.

Acting Shakespeare Intensive Registration for this Program is now closed.

Ages: 12-18

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: Verse, story, and character combine to teach a valuable lesson in Shakespearian acting. Students will learn how Shakespeare's stories and characters are still relevant today while gaining a foundation in classical text and language. Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink. 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017

Explore Playwriting

Ages: 5-11

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: Discover what makes a play work and even begin to write your own story during this creativity-filled day! Students will create their own characters, settings, and much more with the help of AFYP Teaching Artists. Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink.  

Play in a Day Intensive

Ages: 12-18

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

Cost: $45

Program Details: AFYP Teaching Artists will guide students through the fundamentals of playwriting and dramatic structure as everyone works to write their own play--in one day! This day is perfect for students with a knack for creative storytelling. Please bring lunch, a snack and a drink.