Free Kids Workshops 2016

Oct 1, 2016

These free workshops are being held in conjunction with Culture Days ( and are offered as an introduction to something new. No previous experience is needed. Art workshops will be held at ART LIFE ART Studio 120 Reach St. Unit 4. Musical Theatre Workshops are being held at the Uxbridge Music Hall 16 Main St South. Registration is limited and on a first come basis. Please arrive a few minutes early to be ready to start on time.

PAINTING 9:30am – 12:00pm FULL

Instructor: Jennifer Maknyik, Owner Art Life Art Studio
Age Range: 6 to 13 years
Class Size: 12

Mixed media in acrylics and water colour

CLAY 1:00pm-3:30pm FULL

Instructor: Jennifer Maknyik, Owner Art Life Art Studio
Age Range: 8 to 13 years
Class Size: 12

Sculpture of small figures

VIP MUSICAL THEATRE 9:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Instructors from Vocally Inspired Performers (VIP)
Age Range: 8 – 14
Class Size: 15
VIP has lined up some of our amazing members to work with kids who are interested in theatre. It has run a number of courses, programs, workshops and camps as well as 5 full Productions

Activities will include:

· Theatre basics
· Stage combat
· Improvisation
· Character skills
· Scene work
· Choreography

All this in the fun and friendly style that VIP is well-known for.

MUSICAL THEATRE 1:00pm-4:00pm

Instructor: Shira Forsyth, Director, Choreographer and Owner of Stupefied Theatrical Productions
Age Range: 8 to 12 years
Class Size: 25

The workshop will consist of three facets.

ACTING: where kids will have the chance to do some monologue exercises and group skits. Memorization skills will be touched upon, character development, diction, body language, and emotion.

SINGING: Kids will have the chance to learn about breathing techniques and how the vocal chords and abdomen work together to create a smooth sound and how to work on what is known as “the break”. Kids will also learn a song and sing to a karaoke track.

CHOREOGRAPHY: Kids will be taken through a series of steps and movement to a song and will put a small routine together.

There will be light and fun interactive instruction for each facet and discussion about the theatre world both on stage and behind the scenes.

Some theatre games will also be played to get kids comfortable with themselves and each other.

For the Musical Theatre workshop kids should wear loose fitting clothes and running shoes or dance shoes. Please have them bring a bottle of water as nothing is supplied.


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Registration is limited and on a first come basis. You will be contacted by email to confirm acceptance