Youth Programs

SUMMER @ LIVE ARTS SUMMER CAMPS FOR AGES 4 TO 17 ARE STILL ENROLLING!

Live Arts Education offerings are moving online for Spring! Virtual classes will be added to our site on a rolling basis over the coming weeks. Questions and suggestions to Education Director Miller Susen at miller@livearts.org!

ONLINE TREASURE TRUNK THEATER For Kids with Edwina Herring

Treasure Trunk Theater at Live Arts

For our online version of Treasure Trunk Theater class, Edwina will provide a weekly video and related activity prompts to kindle your child’s imagination, inspire their creativity, and brighten their afternoon! Each Tuesday Edwina will send an email with links to videos of her reading a story, leading a game, making a craft, and other fun. The email will include guidelines and suggestions for following along at home. Your child can interact with the materials whenever it suits their time and interest! For ages Pre-K, Kindergarten, and up!

Instructor: Edwina Herring
Time: Tuesdays
Dates: April 14 – May 26; 6 classes total
Tuition: $50

Need-based financial aid is available for all Live Arts classes. Find out more or apply at our financial aid page.

Your registration for the class is not complete until you have:

  1. Paid for the class in our ticketing system
  2. and filled out the online Google registration form

ONLINE KIDS ON STAGE with Claire Chandler (AGES 7-10)

Kids on Stage at Live Arts Education

While this class is typically a high energy romp n’ stomp through classic theater games and exercises, a modified version can teach the same skills in a new creative and interactive way. At the time that KIDS ON STAGE was originally scheduled, Thursdays at 5:00, the class will videoconference via Zoom for 30-40 minutes, and then they’ll have outside creative work that they can work on at their own speed. Together Claire and the class will explore character development, story plot and pace, and how to work collaboratively. This class will culminate with a group written one act play, to be performed creatively and distantly by each student, and end with a crazy video mash-up of our work!

Instructor: Claire Chandler
Time: Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Dates: April 16 – May 28; 6 classes total
Tuition: $75

Need-based financial aid is available for all Live Arts classes. Find out more or apply at our financial aid page.

Your registration for the class is not complete until you have:

  1. Paid for the class in our ticketing system
  2. and filled out the online Google registration form

ONLINE ACTING I: SCENE STUDY with Jennifer Tidwell (AGES 10-14)

Acting 1: Scene Study at Live Arts EducationFor Spring 2020 Jennifer will offer an online version of her Acting 1 class. She has a unique approach to teaching acting skills that balances the physical/vocal, analytical, and psychological aspects of creating character. For her online course, she will utilize the benefits and constraints of technology to help students learn physical and vocal warm ups, analyze their work, develop awareness of space, and experiment with the differences between acting live and on-screen. The class will culminate in a sequential video piece created by the students.

Instructor: Jennifer Tidwell
Time: Wednesdays 4:30 – 5:30pm
Dates: April 15 – May 27; 6 classes total
Tuition: $75

Need-based financial aid is available for all Live Arts classes. Find out more or apply at our financial aid page.

Your registration for the class is not complete until you have:

  1. Paid for the class in our ticketing system
  2. and filled out the online Google registration form

ONLINE THEATRE LAB for Teens with Kelli Shermeyer (Ages 14+)

Join Kelli Shermeyer, (wonderful director of last season’s THE WOLVES, among other Live Arts production credits), for a weekly theatre club for teenish folks, conducted online via Zoom! Participants will be guided by Kelli to experiment with different forms of collaborative storytelling and mediated performance, with weekly virtual “Open Mic” showcases to share in-progress work. Kelli will provide prompts, structure, feedback, and encouragement.

Instructor: Kelli Shermeyer
Time: Tuesdays 4:30pm to 5:30pm and Sundays 11:30am to 12:30pm
Dates: 4/14 & 4/19; 4/21 & 4/26; 4/28 & 5/3; 5/5 & 5/10 — 8 class sessions, 4 weeks total
Tuition: $75
Max 12 participants

Need-based financial aid is available for all Live Arts classes. Find out more or apply at our financial aid page.

Your registration for the class is not complete until you have:

  1. Paid for the class in our ticketing system
  2. and filled out the online Google registration form

Questions about Live Arts Educational programming? Please contact Education Director Miller Susen at 434.977.4177 x100 or miller@livearts.org.