Art Conversations: Intro to Theatre

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Name: Art Conversations: Intro to Theatre
Date: April 5, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PDT
Event Description:
Peer Leader: Machelle Conn This course will provide a general overview of theatre elements with the hope to tranform spectators to participants. Each class will have a lecture portion on a given topic followed by an activity. Topics will include: theatre history and appreciation; acting; voice and movement; directing; musical theatre; stage lighting; and set building. Participants will expand their knowledge of where theatre came from and what it takes to put on a production...and maybe even spark an acting bug! Special Note: Class times will vary. Tentative schedule: • March 1, 3-4:30pm: Theatre history & appreciation: Jennifer Beers (BA Theatre Performance UNI/Treasurer of Birdcage board) and Cayndis Adams (LA Theatre Academy/Birdcage board member) • March 8, 10-11:30am: Beginning acting: Jennifer Beers • March 15, 10-11:30am, Directing: Tara Stokes (Veteran Birdcage director and board President) • March 22, 4-5:30pm, Set building and lighting: Brandon Stokes (Veteran of birdcage and board member) • March 29, 3:30-5pm, Voice and movement: Cayndis Adams • April 5, 10-11:30am, Musical theatre: Cat Huie (BA Music/Dance San Jose State University and Birdcage Theatre board member)
Birdcage Theatre 1740 Bird St, Oroville, CA 95965
Date/Time Information:
This class will meet at the Birdcage Theatre from March 1, 2017 – April 5, 2017 at various times indicated in the overview in the class description.
Contact Information:
Susan Levine 530-898-6679
Free To Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members. To join, please inquire at website or contact information below.
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