LSSE: New Art Programs for Youth

Stellar drama and visual arts programs coming up at LSSE, including Make Me Laugh (for grades 3-5), Youth Improv (grades 6-8), Children’s Art and other classes.

For more info, visit: http://www.amherstma.gov/432/LSSE

Make Me Laugh!
Kids can hone their improvisational and acting skills in a humorous, playful, non-judgmental and supportive setting. Taught by professional actress and experienced drama teacher Becca Greene-Van Horn, the course encourages participants to take creative risks and to explore their imagination through drama games and scene work. Listening and collaborative skills will improve with the class, as well as verbal and physical confidence onstage. Informal demo will be presented at the last class. Wednesday 5:00-6:30 PM Dates: Jan. 28-March 25 (no class Feb. 18) Price: $139, $5 materials fee due

Youth Improvisation
A take-off on the popular “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” show, this class will give participants an opportunity to hone their improvisational skills in a humorous, playful, non-judgmental and supportive setting. The acting exercises, drama games and scene work are designed to encourage young actors to take creative risks, while increasing their improvisational comfort level and self-confidence. Participants will visit Hampshire College for a fun evening of Improv with Hampshire students and perform for a young audience. Becca Greene-Van Horn, MA, RDT/BCT, LCAT has worked as a professional actress, taught drama to children for over 25 years and is a Professional Coach and Licensed Drama Therapist (NY). Informal demo at last class.
Tuesdays 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM January 27 -March 24 (no class Feb. 17)

Children’s Art

Toomey, Art Classes Winter 15

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