Performing Arts Academy

2015 Summer Youth Academy: 7-12 Years

6-12 year olds get ready for their debut. Keeper of the Fire 2013.

6-12 year olds get ready for their debut. Keeper of the Fire 2013.

Youth ages 7-12 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 and Rehearsal dates:

  • June 22 – July 17, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am  – 12:00 pm
  • July 20 – August 7, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

2015 Teen Summer Academy and Musical: 13-18 years (19 if still enrolled in HS)

TSM PosterYouth 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!

Teen Summer Academy dates: June 22 – August 7
Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Rehearsals at the Seattle Repertory Theater:
Monday August 10 – Friday August 23, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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.