Summer Theatre Class for Young Adults

Plays from Scratch–Improvisation and Devising

For actors and writers ages 14-21*
Tuesday & Wednesdays: 5:30-7PM* (4 weeks, 8 classes total)
July 24, 25, 31, August 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 • Cost: $100 ($25/week)*

Informal sharing performance: Saturday, August 18, at 1PM*

Contact: Amanda Pawlik, director.amandap@gmail.com

This summer actors and writers ages 14-21 will create performances “from scratch” in a new theatre class at the Windsor Art Center. This class is great for actors of all experience levels who are interested in discovering new ways to create theatre as well as students who love to write and want to find new ways to bring their words to life.  The class begins by covering acting basics such as voice, movement, and team work then moves into improvisation and devising by using theatre games, creative writing, and outside the box thinking to guide students in creating and performing their own scenes. The class meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning July 24 and running for four weeks (eight classes total). Two sections of the class will be offered, one running 3:30-5PM and another running 5:30-7PM. An informal performance will be held at the Windsor Art Center on Saturday, August 18, for students to share what they have created with friends and family.

The class with be taught by director and teaching artist, Amanda Pawlik. Pawlik is the founder and director of The Mythology Project, a collaboration with actors and writers to create and perform original plays inspired by mythology (the third installment of the project will premiere at the Windsor Art Center this summer), and co-artistic director of Working Title Productions, a New Hampshire based theatre company dedicated to supporting new plays in all stages of production. Pawlik brings her love of collaboration and new play development to her teaching as well as over ten years’ experience working as an actor and director.