April 8, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

Devising Character Workshop

virtual workshop with Kate Smith
Kate Smith © Susie Shapiro
Grades 7–12 Theatre Workshops Storytelling

Students will learn how to build their own original characters using both physical and vocal techniques, then link these skills to our source material (a well-known folk tale), and gain an understanding of the importance of parameters by “composing” scenes in small groups.

Grade level: Grades 7-8 or 9-12
Curriculum connections: language arts, communication, creative expression

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