2015 Spring Academy
Our Performing Arts Academy resumes March 7 and will run for ten weeks. The cost for the ten week session is $120 and must be paid in full by January 10. Scholarships are available. For more information, please contact Kristi Matsuda.
Dates: March 7 – April 25
Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm
2015 Summer Youth Academy: 6-12 Years
Youth ages 6-12 years will begin an eight-week journey learning the fundamentals of voice through written and spoken word, acting through story and improvisation, movement and dance (jazz, modern and ballet), simple costuming and set design while highlighting the history of great African American artists. Students will showcase in a culminating performance on stage!
Summer Youth Academy dates: TBD
2015 Teen Summer Academy and Musical: 13-18 years (19 if still enrolled in HS)
Youth ages 13-18 years (19 if still enrolled in HS) will embark on an intensive eight-week journey which will include an intensive Academy curriculum introducing youth to the fundamentals of Acting (anatomy, voice, improvisation, writing, and ensemble work), Movement (African, hip hop, break dancing, jazz, modern and ballet) and Voice (song). Students will be introduced to simple costuming and set design while highlighting the history of great African American artists. Student will work will culminate in a devised production that will be performed on stage! Auditions for the teen summer musical will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 25 at 12:00 pm and Sunday April 26 at 2 pm.
Summer Musical dates: TBD
Teen Summer Academy dates: June 22 – August 24
Tuesday – Friday (9:30am – 4:30pm)
Please contact Arts Education Manager Kristi Matsuda for more information.
Watch the 2013 Teen Summer Musical
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute Summer Teen Musical presents “Keys to Fame”, the universal story of pursuing a dream and the journey of bringing that dream to fruition. Video courtesy of Seattle Channel.