If your little ones would be interested in taking classes at Raven Theatre, Micah & Dana will be teaching (safe) Stage Combat & Musical Theatre on Saturday mornings (February 6th – March 26th).
Micah Figueroa brings in years of experience teaching physical theatre to children and adults of all ages. Outside of Raven, Micah is a teaching artist with Lookingglass Theatre, The Actor’s Gymnasium, and Lifeline Theatre as well as a freelance actor, director, fight choreographer and producer.
Dana Murphy has been serving as Raven’s Education Coordinator for the past three years. She is a teaching artist for Raven’s summer camp and classroom residencies and has performed with Walkabout Theatre and Steppenwolf. Before moving to Chicago, Dana was the director of two children’s theatre companies in her hometown of Los Angeles.
You can use the code “TakeFlight10” to get 10% off when registering online at the links below.
STAGE COMBAT: Safe Swashbuckling!
10:00-11:00am (ages 6-9)
TEACHING ARTIST: Micah Figueroa
Students will learn the basics of storytelling through performance in a fun and supportive environment. Through creative play, students will exercise the tools of the actor and create a theatrical adaptation of Peter Pan using safe stage combat techniques. Stage combat is a great way to enhance body awareness, improve coordination, and build a strong ensemble. ($160)
Register Here: Stage Combat Registration
MUSICAL THEATRE: Creative Chorus!
11:00am-12:30pm (ages 10-13)
TEACHING ARTIST: Dana Murphy
Through creative teamwork and technique building, students will explore what makes a truly great musical theatre chorus. Students will create a strong ensemble show that focuses on supporting each other through song and dance within big, bold group numbers from Seussical, Once on this Island, and Into the Woods. Musical theatre is an excellent tool for improving vocal expression, enhancing physical storytelling skills, and boosting self-confidence. ($200)
Register Here: Musical Theatre Registration