Youth Programs

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    As You Like It

    Grades 5 - 9
    • Rehearsals

      July 18 – August 12

      Monday through Friday

      9am – 12pm

    • Performances

      Friday, August 12, 7pm

      Saturday, August 13, 2pm & 7pm

      Sunday, August 14, 2pm

    Directed by Bobbin Ramsey
    Written by William Shakespeare

    Comic twists and turns abound in the Forest of Arden, where a disguised Rosalind seeks refuge after being wrongfully banished by her uncle. Her unfortunate exile is transformed into a charming adventure when she encounters some of Shakespeare’s most beloved characters – colorful fools, witty rustics, and the handsome, lovesick Orlando. A clandestine, gender-bending courtship ensues, changing the lost into unexpected lovers, in this timeless and transcendent romantic comedy.

    • Cost

      $485

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 15

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    El Hobbit

    Grades 4 - 7
    • Rehearsals

      August 15 – August 26

      Monday through Friday

      9am – 12pm

    • Performances

      Saturday, August 27, 2pm

      Sunday, August 28, 2pm

    Directed by Ana Maria Campoy & Tara Kaine
    Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; adapted by Ed Mast

    Es hora para una aventura! Join Bilbo Baggins and the dwarves in search for oro, fight a dragon, and explore other worlds (and languages!) in this multi-lingual production of The Hobbit. Expand your storytelling abilities and discover how, as an actor, you can reach audiences across different languages. From Spanish to Elvish, or whatever home language you speak, your words will be interwoven into this famous and classic story. Discover how to perform onstage bilingually with intention and clarity, so no matter the audience – man, elf, or dwarf – you are understood. Join us for un viaje inesperado!

    • Cost

      $400

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 15

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    The Golem

    Grades 5 - 8
    • Rehearsals

      August 29 – September 2

      Monday through Friday

      12:30pm – 5:30pm

    • Performances

      Friday, September 2, 5pm

    Directed by Steven Sterne
    Written by Maggie Lee

    The Golem legend tells of a figure formed from clay, brought to life to protect the town’s citizens from enemies bent on destruction. The Golem’s superhuman strength saves the town – but at what cost? Creation is a dangerous game.

    • Cost

      $275

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 15

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    SPT the Musical

    Grades 5 - 7
    • Rehearsals

      July 11 – July 29

      Monday through Friday

      1pm – 4pm

      *Note: this class will rehearse at the SPT Offices in the U-District*

    • Performances

       

      Saturday, July 30, 2pm

      Sunday, July 31, 2pm

      *Note: these performances will be at the Bathhouse Theater*

    Directed by Sonya Shaw

    Some people think Seattle Public Theater doesn’t do musical theater. We know better. Some people think musicals are too “fluffy” for serious artists. We know better! SPT the Musical has plenty of challenge and complexity in store, along with terrific fun and high energy. Drawing on a wide variety of classic musicals, including Singing in the RainBrigadoon and even Xanadu, explore deliciously dark and blindingly brilliant roles you’ve always wanted to play. In this high-spirited revue, everyone is a triple threat.

    • Cost

      $400

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 15

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    Play Creators

    Grades 3 - 5
    • Rehearsals

      August 22 – August 26

      Monday through Friday

      1pm – 4pm

    • Performances

       

      Friday, August 26, 3:30pm

    Directed by Zoe Wilson

    Using movement, music, and much imagination, work together to create a play – and don’t forget to make the costumes, props, and sets! Your ideas for characters and settings drive the action. Along the way, play theater games, deepen acting skills, and take exciting risks. At the end of the class, the theater is yours for a final performance for family and friends!

    • Cost

      $175

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 15

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    The Big Magic

    Grades 1 - 3
    • Rehearsals

      August 29 – September 2

      Monday through Friday

      9am – 12pm

    • Performances

      Friday, September 2, 11:30am

    Directed by Tara Kaine
    Written by Brendan Murray

    Catastrophe! The world has stopped turning! We need “big magic” and a band of scrappy and hilarious adventures to band together and save the day. Help Bombo, The Moon, Dog, and Fish-in-a-Bucket discover the meaning of community and selflessness on this funny, mystical, and surprising journey into a world inspired by Marc Chagall’s paintings. With The Big Magic, develop body, voice, and mind, and unleash the power of imagination.

    • Cost

      $175

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 15

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    Shakespeare in the Park

    Grades 5 - 8
    • Rehearsals

      August 1 – August 5

      Monday through Friday

      1pm – 4pm

      *Note: this class rehearses outside*

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      Friday, August 5, 3pm

    Directed by Sara Porkalob

    Get ready for an acting experience unlike any other. Unleash your creativity, make friends, and play out in the summer sun in this action packed outdoor acting and performance workshop for adventurous souls. We’ll work on the Shakespearean monologues, scenes, group work, and fearlessly taking Shakespeare into the trees. Truly make the world your stage. Dress appropriately – rain or shine, the show must go on!

    • Cost

      $175

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      Min: 10 Max: 15

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    Park Plays

    Grades 5 - 8
    • Rehearsals

      August 8 – August 12

      Monday through Friday

      1pm – 4pm

      *Note: this class rehearses outside*

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      Friday, August 12, 3pm

    Directed by K. Brian Neel

    A unique outdoor experience that draws on the energy of our Greenlake surroundings for artistic inspiration. Develop material for performance using our environment, found text, poetry, and original writing. Learn how to work together as an ensemble to create a new, never-before-seen sort of theater.

    • Cost

      $175

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 15

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