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Apollinaire Play Lab

Fall Workshops 2017

Filmmaking Workshop

November 11 • 1:00-3:00 • (ages 7-10)

Have a great story idea?
Love making videos?
Ever wanted to try?
Join this one day filmmaking workshop for ages 7-10,
taught by local filmmaker Christopher Alan Maloney!

$10
Current students- bring a friend for free!
(advance registration necessary to guarantee space)
Enrollment is limited to 12 participants!


Salsa Dance

December 2 • 2:30-3:30 (ages 5-7) • 3:30-4:30 (ages 8-12)

$10
or sign up with a friend & save!
$15 for 2 students registering together

Registration:
Click here to Register
or call 617-615-6506
or Register in Person:

Saturdays 9-2
(closed Nov. 25)
at the Riseman Family Theatre, Chelsea Theatre Works,
187 Winnisimmet Street,
Chelsea Square, Chelsea, MA

Fimmaking Workshop Description
This workshop is an intro to the ABCs of Moviemaking. Learn how to come up with a story, film it, and create a short movie.

About the Instructor
Christopher Alan Maloney is an independent filmmaker whose work has been featured on PBS, the Discovery Channel, and film festivals nationwide. Chris has been teaching film criticism and production to Boston-area youth for the last few years, and has hosted classes and workshops at Arts at the Armory, the Boys and Girls Club, and the Umbrella Arts Center. He enjoys helping each student develop and tell their own unique story through simple filmmaking methods.

Salsa Dance Workshop Description
Introduce your children to the FUN and EXCITING rhythms of Salsa. They will learn the basic Salsa steps and body movement through interactive play, isolations, music interpretation and choreography. This class is non-competitive and is great for beginners as well as seasoned dancers.

About the Instructor
Johnny Giraldo has been teaching in the Boston area and nationally since 1998. He has had the pleasure of teaching, performing and DJing with his dance company, Salsa y Control, at prestigious events across the US and internationally. You may also know Johnny through his weekly radio show Ritmo Salsero on Zumix Radio.



Fall Session 2017

September 30-December 9, 2017

SATURDAYS
Acting Workshop - Sat. 9:00-10:00 • Ages 5-6 • $145
Acting Workshop - Sat. 10:00-11:00 • Ages 7-10 • $145
Ballet/Tap Dance - Sat. 10:00-11:00 • Ages 5-6 • $145
Ballet/Tap Dance - Sat. 11:00-12:30 • Ages 7-10 • $195
Dance/Play Theater - Sat. 9:00-9:45 • Ages 3-4 • $125

TUESDAYS
Filmmaking Workshop - Tues. 6:00-8:00 • Ages 11-16 • $295

SATURDAYS & TUESDAYS
Play Production - Sat. 12:30-2:30 & Tues. 6:00-8:00• Ages 9-14 • $595 • The production class will perform on Dec. 8 & 9


All Students will perform in an end of session
Showcase on Saturday December 9th!


Registration:
Click here to Register
& to apply for Scholarship

or call 617-615-6506
or Register in Person:

Saturdays 9-2
(closed Nov. 25)
at the Riseman Family Theatre, Chelsea Theatre Works,
187 Winnisimmet Street, Chelsea Square, Chelsea, MA

Scholarships are available for ALL students who need
them to attend.
Apollinaire Play Lab participates in the EBT Card to Culture program and all classes are just $40 for EBT card holders.



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Riseman Family Theatre, at the Chelsea Theatre Works, 187 Winnisimmet (Chelsea Sq.- a couple doors down from the corner of Broadway & Everett Ave., and across from 222 Broadway: Click here for Directions



Instructors:
Susan Paino, Early Education Director- Susan brings a unique combination of experience, training, and passion to her work. A classically trained ballet dancer, her teaching practice is rooted in story-telling through movement. Susan has been the lead dance teacher for the Chelsea Youth Theatre education program for more than ten years. She is an advocate for arts in education and leads creative movement story time programs at public libraries throughout Greater Boston. Susan holds a Massachusetts Teacher Certificate in Early Childhood Education and is a Massachusetts Certified Lead Preschool Teacher.

Armando Rivera- Armando co-directed the 2016 Summer Shakespeare Intensive. He is an actor and director, with degrees in theater and history from Florida Gulf Coast University. He has worked extensively in youth theatre with the B Street Theatre in Sacramento, CA, where he toured California with Walk in Our Shoes and was featured in the original production Dia de los Cuentos.

Chelsea Evered- Chelsea is an actor, director and writer who received her B.A. in Theatre Studies: Acting from Emerson College. She teaches musical theater and art classes at Hill House Boston to children ages 5-9. She is also an educator for Speak About It, and with them, she facilitates conversations about communication, heathy relationships and consent with high school and college students. She looks forward to continuing to teach theater to inspire children and young adults as well as to share her love of the arts with young minds.

Christopher Alan Maloney- Chris is an independent filmmaker whose work has been featured on PBS, the Discovery Channel, and film festivals nationwide. Chris has been teaching film criticism and production to Boston-area youth for the last few years, and has hosted classes and workshops at Arts at the Armory, the Boys and Girls Club, and the Umbrella Arts Center. He enjoys helping each student develop and tell their own unique story through simple filmmaking methods.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Dance/Play Theatre, ages 3-4 years
This introductory dance class combines dancing, story-telling, and imagining, Children gain practice working together, following directions, articulating body parts, and exploring shapes and actions in a creative and playful manner. They develop strength, flexibility, rhythm, and coordination. Class activities incorporate props and costume pieces, as well as a wide selection of music.

Ballet and Tap Dance - ages 5-6 years
Students develop a strong understanding of basic ballet and tap technique, concepts, and vocabulary through age-appropriate exercises that emphasize body awareness. Children work in large and small groups to learn choreography and explore music and movement through creative games to nurture self-expression, discovery, and making choices.

Ballet and Tap Dance - ages 7-10 years
Students develop a strong understanding of basic ballet and tap technique, concepts, and vocabulary through age-appropriate exercises that emphasize body awareness. Explorations with imagery, music, and movement nurture self-expression, discovery, and making choices. Children's cognitive abilities are challenged as they create and perform choreographed and improvisational dances.

Play Production
This class will cast students in a full length production of a play! They will learn the fundamental techniques an actor needs to perform on stage. There will be opportunities for singing, dancing, stage combat, and more! Throughout the rehearsals, students will learn how to build an ensemble and use teamwork to create a brilliant performance. The class culminates in a fully realized youth production at the Riseman Family Theater.

Acting Workshop, ages 5-6
In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of acting and storytelling through exercises and improvisation. Students will practice listening, team-building, and communicating. Students will use their imaginations to learn about character and story development using animals, masks and props as our inspiration. As a class we will create a final theatrical performance together to reinforce learning and experience performing in front of an audience.

Acting Workshop, ages 7-10
In this introductory class, students will learn the art of acting, storytelling and improvisation through a series of varying exercises and a structured rehearsal process. Students will practice listening, team-building, empathy and communication skills. Students will develop their own characters using animals and masks as our inspiration. As a class we will create a final theatrical performance of several short fables to reinforce learning and experience performing in front of an audience.

Filmmaking Workshop
In this introduction to filmmaking class, students will learn the basics of film production while crafting their own stories. Each student will have the chance to work with the camera, create original ideas, and present their projects.

For more information call: 617-615-6506 or email us at apl@aplaylab.com


Apollinaire Theatre Company • Chelsea Theatre Works, 189 Winnisimmet Street, Chelsea, MA 02150 • 617-887-2336 • atc@apollinairetheatre.com