|Audition for Horizon Youth Theater show, sign up for classes|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 05 September 2013 09:29|
Horizon Youth Theater classes start Sept. 14. Auditions for the fall show are also next week.
Each class will be eight weeks long. All classes will perform in a showcase on Nov. 9. It is $40 per student to take the classes.
All classes are in Wolfe Center room 211 on the Bowling Green State University campus. Parking is free on weekends.
The Beauty of the Bard is Sundays from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and is for children in grades three through six. Students will study select texts from Shakespeare's works, learning about historical context, mastering the iconic Elizabethan language, and communicating his stories through specific acting styles. The instructor is Christina Hoekstra.
Introduction to Theater is Sundays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and is for children in kindergarten through second grade. Students will learn theater basics, including stage directions, terminology and etiquette. Students will learn about being on the stage, behind the stage, and in the audience. The instructor is Brittany Albrecht.
Movement and Masks is Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is for children in grades four through eight. Actors need to use the whole body to create a character, not just their faces. Learn how movement and maskwork help create a more fully realized performance. The instructor is Sarah Maxwell.
Playwriting is Sundays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and is for children in grades three through six. Students will learn how to write theater scripts. They will learn how to create a character and how to construct a plot. Students will make a script together and will perform their own work for the showcase. The instructor is Grilliot.
The HYT fall show is "The Colors Started It," by Keith Guion. Based off of Native American folk tales, there are many different and interesting characters that tell different tales of how certain things came to be in the world.
The cast size will range between 26-30. Students ages 8 to 18 can audition.
Auditions are Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Callbacks are Sept. 13 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The first day of practice is Sept. 30.
Auditions and the callbacks will be at the Wolfe Center in room 211. If a child cannot make it to any of the audition dates, email Grilliot for another time.
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