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Children's Theater Workshop


Theater education for kids in grades 1 through 7 at the Park Playhouse

The Children's Theater Workshop program is run by the Burlington Players under the sponsorship of the Burlington
Recreation Department. The program began in 1973 and is run by the Burlington Players and Winnmere Family Theater.  New students are accepted each fall. The season begins with Creative Dramatics classes (grades 1-7) and Stagecraft workshops (grades 4-7 only), ending in December with a demonstration class for family and friends. The students return in January for the spring session, which concludes with a fully mounted production in late March/April.

Classes are 1 hour long and take place from 6PM to 7PM and 7PM to 8PM on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The fall session is 9 weeks long.  New students are accepted only in the fall.

Tuition $85 for the 9-class session of Creative Dramatics or Stagecraft. Financial aid is available if the registration fee will create a hardship. 

Creative Dramatics, open to kids in grades 1 - 7,  helps develop imagination, voice, body movement, story telling, character creation and other performance skills.  Working on a show teaches team work and cooperation while building confidence.

In Stage Craft, open to kids in grades 4 - 7, students get to "learn by doing" by working on projects in the technical aspect of theater: set design, costumes, make-up, lighting, sound, etc.  Students run the state-of-the-art equipment in our booth for the spring production and support the show as stage and house crew as needed.  The majority of our stage craft students enroll in both classes. 

Children's Theater Workshop
Fall Enrollment 
is now open. 
Please click here to register !


Contact Rachel Fennell at ctw@burlingtonplayers.com with any questions. 

Fall 2018

DRAFT CLASS SCHEDULE

Week #

TUESDAY CLASSES

WEDNESDAY CLASSES        

1

September 25

September 26

2

October 2

October 3

3

October 9

October 10

4

October 16

October 17

5

October 23

October 24

 

October 30 – NO CLASSES (Players Tech Week)

October 31 – NO CLASSES (Players Tech Week)

6

November 6

November 7

7

November 13

November 14

 

November 20 – NO CLASSES (Thanksgiving break)

November 21 – NO CLASSES (Thanksgiving break)

8

November 27

November 28

9

December 4 – Demonstration class for families

December 5 – Demonstration class for families




 
















 
 
Creative Dramatics helps develop imagination, voice, body movement, storytelling, and other performance skills. Working on a show teaches teamwork and cooperation while building confidence.

In Stagecraft, participants get to "learn by doing" in scenery design and construction, lighting, sound, etc., using the
actual Park Playhouse equipment.