Workshops & Classes for Kids, Teens & Adults
For rising 8th-12th graders, students will work with artist Lesley Larsen to develop advanced improv skills such as extended scene work and long-form improv. They will develop skills of spontaneity, creativity, improvisation, and confidence. The course ends with a demonstration during the final class, and an invitation to audition for upcoming improv performance opportunities through Studio Wayne. Previous completion of a Studio Wayne Basic Improv class (or an equivalent class) required.
Instructor: Lesley Larsen
Session meets weekly from 9:30 am until 11:30 am, beginning on June 21 with the final session on June 25, 2021.
For 2nd-12th Grade Students. Get up and get moving... on stage! In this Theatre Dance and Movement class, students will learn how to use their bodies to tell stories, create pictures and polish performances. They'll practice basic techniques in a variety of different styles including Broadway, Hip Hop, Jazz and more!
Instructor: Sarah Jane Christensen
Classes meet for one week, Monday through Friday 9:30am-11am EST June 21-25, 2021.
For rising 1st-5th Grade students. Learn the foundation of rhythm, pitch and musicality through songs, games, movement and lots of fun! We will explore a variety of music styles, play and create instruments, learn silly songs and more as we work up a sweat and expend some creative energy!
Instructor: Sarah Cramer
Session meets daily for one week, Monday through Friday from, June 28-July 2, 2021, from 9:30am-11am.
For rising 6th-12th Grade students. Students will work with artist Lesley Larsen to learn the basics of improvisation and will develop the skills of spontaneity, creativity, improvisation, and confidence. The course ends with a demonstration during the final class, and an invitation to audition for upcoming improv performance opportunities through Studio Wayne.
Instructor: Lesley Larsen
Session meets daily for one week, Monday through Friday from, July12-16, 2021, from 9:30am-11am.
(Tues. – Fri. 10am to 2pm)
Arts Education Sponsors
Whether for a moment or for a lifetime, the Arts touch people’s lives. Make a difference in our area school children by sponsoring an Arts Education performance at the Wayne Theatre. We are continuously looking for new sponsors for such events and would be happy to talk with businesses and individuals about sponsorship opportunities. Please call 540-943-9999.
The Wayne Theatre is also supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Virginia Commission for the Arts.