Performing Arts Academy

Academy 101                                                                             Academy Flyer 2013-2014_final

Children ages 6-11 years explore acting, voice, movement, dance and music from the African American and African Diaspora. Learn to be global.

Fall Quarter
Saturdays – 9:00am  – 12:00pm
Start Date: September 13 – November 15 (10 Weeks)
Cost: $150.00

Please contact Arts Education Manager Kristi Matsuda for more information.

 

 

Academy 201

Teens outside during Spring Performing Arts Academy 2013

Teens outside during Spring Performing Arts Academy 2013.

Youth ages 12-18 years investigate the authentic, legendary and evolving African American and Diaspora performing arts. Students will focus on acting, voice, movement, dance and music.

Fall Quarter
Saturdays – 9:00am  – 12:00pm
Start Date: September 13 – November 15 (10 Weeks)
Cost: $150.00

Please contact Arts Education Manager Kristi Matsuda for more information.

 

 

 

 

2014 Summer Youth Academy: 6-12 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 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 Academy dates: July 1 – August 10
Tuesday – Friday  (9:30am – 4:00pm)

 

2014 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!

Summer Musical dates: June 24 – August 17
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.