It’s time to let your inner actor out with Theatre Games. Through a variety of creative dramatic exercises, we will explore gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, listening and speaking skills, following directions, and building confidence. Theatre games takes place Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.
Emotions are hard for us actors. Fortunately, we have dice to tell us how to feel. A new puppy. The dice say we’re sad. It’s raining outside. The dice say we’re hungry. Roll for emotions to see how you feel about our theatre game!December 20, December 27: Freeze!
It’s cold outside, so cold you might just FREEZE! At any moment. Maybe while dancing you FREEZE! Or playing basketball you FREEZE! Come play FREEZE! with us in this frigidly fun Theatre Game. and everything we can think of. Form of FUN!January 3, January 10, January 17: Party, Party!
A new year means new parties — All kinds of parties! Birthday Parties. Fancy Parties. Dance Parties. Now it is time for a Theatre Game Party!January 24, January 31: Copy Kitty
Can you do what I do? (Can you do what I do?) I raise my arm (You raise your arm). I run in place (You run in place). I talk, you repeat. (Repeat.) Try to mirror each other’s actions and see who is the best copy kitty.February 7, February 14: Like it. Love it!
I like riding a bike but I LOVE swimming. I like cheeseburgers but I LOVE spaghetti! I like panda bears but I LOVE sloths! What do you like? What do you LOOOOOOVE? Let’s share things we love with our friends and then act them out so they can love them too.February 21, February 28: Make a Machine
Let’s build a machine — One that can cook dinosaur eggs or build rocket ships or make robot turtles. Be the whistles, beeps, and boops as we work together to construct our marvelous machine!March 7, March 14: Masquerade
Masks can make us silly, scary, sad, or happy. Masks can turn us into whatever we want to be. Try on some masks (and maybe take a new mask home) as we explore who we can be when we join the masquerade.March 21, March 28: Storytime?
Are you ready for a story? Good! YOU’RE telling US the story. Go around a circle and tell us about the Elephant named Jeff who becomes the race car driver or Princess Sally, the first baby to play for the Chicago Bulls. Help us make a story that we can all share.