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What a Do Theatre will host youth summer workshops; information night open house May 30

NewsYouth/Family May 27, 2016 Encore Staff

Battle Creek–What A Do Theatre will host three youth programs this summer for ages 7-18. Scholarships and discounts are available for select programs. Each program includes the workshop, and a t-shirt for the participants. There is an information night on Monday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. at What a Do Theatre. All workshops are taught by Teri Noaeill, with assistance from What A Do resident company members.

Youth Fantasy Program—June 20-24; performance Friday, June 24 for ages 7-11; cost: $100.
This workshop is designed for beginning actors as well as actors that are interested in all aspects of theatre. Actors will spend the week discovering all areas of theatre including; technical design, stagecraft, music, and movement. Throughout the week participants will create and design their own show to perform for the public at the end of the week. Workshop runs daily from 9am-2pm daily and participants stay all day Friday (Dinner is provided) and end their experience with a showcase performance of everything they created throughout the week. Individuals may register up to the start date, or until capacity has been met.

Jungle Book Kids—July 11-17; performance: July 15, 16, 17 for ages 7-11; cost: $100
Jungle Book Kids is a 30-minute production that features songs and scenes from Disney’s, The Jungle Book. Actors will learn how to audition for productions, participate in mini workshops, and put together this story to perform for the public. Workshop runs M-F from 9-3:30pm with performance on Friday July 15 (Dinner provided to actors). This is the perfect opportunity for new and experienced young actors.

Legally Blonde Jr.—July 19-31; auditions Sunday July 10 at 7:00 p.m. (must be registered before this date); performances July 29, 30, 31 for ages 12-18.
Legally Blonde Jr. is a 60-minute production featuring songs and scenes from the hit Broadway musical, Legally Blonde. Actors will rehearse Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with performances on the second weekend. Actors will also have daily workshops focusing on different aspects of theatre including; how to audition, discovering character, technical aspects, and various acting techniques.

Visit www.whatado.org for registration details. For any further questions please contact a What A Do Theatre representative at 269-282-1953 or Teri Noaeill at teri.e.noaeill@gmail.com.

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