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Broadway Kids At Wildwood

I can’t believe our first session at Wildwood is already over! It’s been such an amazing experience and I had so much fun working with the girls. Their final performance was wonderful and they worked extremely hard to put together a great show. They learned their lines, two whole songs and dances and all their blocking in just a few short weeks. And the girls were key in creating this final...

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Coonley Broadway Kids Kindergarten Class 11/29

Yesterday was the final class and Big Performance for the Kindergarteners at Coonley. They couldn't have been more adorable or enthusiastic. It was a packed  house- Every student had a parent there to support and many had siblings in attendance to cheer them on as well! The group was visibly excited and a few experienced their first bouts of stage fright (which I felt they overcame more quickly...

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Coonley Broadway Kids Grade 2-5

November 21, 2011 Wow...this group of students really impressed me today.  We've got twelve amazing students in this class, and they have been enthusiastic and creative from day one, but today, while rehearsing for our show next week, this group really proved they were performers.  We set out early in the session to write the script together using a handful of student-generated ideas and let...

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Lessons Learned at Hawthorne!

Last Thursday was our final sharing day for Broadway Kids at Hawthorne Scholastic Academy!  In just 8 short weeks, six students worked together to learn songs, create a story and devise choreography for their own mini-musical. These six young people took control of every aspect of their class, and the ownership they felt in their work was evident in the sharing!  From choosing which songs to...

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Improve with Improv at Lincoln Elementary

We have been acting up a storm with the 3rd and 4th grade improv class at Lincoln Elementary! Every week we explore a new topic in improvisation, from character and setting to plot and relationship. There are always tons to keep track of -- especially because these incredible students are thinking quickly on their feet, without any script. To get ourselves ready for improv, we've been playing...

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Mini-Showstoppers in Andersonville!

We are having a great time in our Mini-Showstoppers class this session!  Our class of 4 to 6 year olds are always completely ready to play and laugh.  We've been playing "princesses and dragons" a lot, with the dragons evenly divided between good dragons and mean dragons.  Fortunately, even the mean dragons are usually won over with imaginary pie - thank goodness! Our class especially enjoys...

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