Art and Acting

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ART WITH HARRY Grades 2nd-5th

Students will explore fine art basics in several media, including watercolor, pencil, pen, markers, polymer clay (Sculpey), and Model Magic. We will learn to draw and paint landscapes, portraits, Manga comic art, cartoons, and to bring imagined subjects to life. All levels of skill and experience welcome.
Instructor: Harry Simpson 
WINTERWONDERLAND with the Kiki   K- 5

Children will make many ceramic projects which include but are not limited to a  pocket bear,money bank, dog and milk carton recycled dog house, puppet, lantern and book  Children with complete the ceramic process and glaze  their work. The last day is finger food potluck celebration Send a snack to share . All work goes home the last day. Send a bag. Lab fee paid the first day of class. $30 lab fee
Instructor: Kiki Rostad    
Spring Forward with clay & crafts  K- 5

This ceramics class is for children of all ages. The assignments are environmentally based using  green Spring as the theme. We will cover all aspects of spring and nature. We will make a clay miniature birdhouse,  a bird and nest, a driftwood-clay garden art mobile, glaze a clay pot, and make a nature tile using materials found in the park & a wind sock. We will paint with glaze and complete the ceramic process by firing all pieces twice in the  on sight kiln. All projects go home the last day of class, which is a finger-food potluck celebration for the children, so bring in a small snack or juice drink to share. Please bring a friend and share in this delightful experience. 
Materials fee: $30.00 to be paid to instructor at first class.
Instructor: Kiki Rostad
Acting, Exploration and Creation

Exploration and Creation at Studio Speak begins with our unique formula promoting the freedom of self expression while creating distinctions of present, powerful speaking, strong posture, collaborative creation, and what it means to bring one’s all to a performance.

Elements included in Acting, Exploration and Creation class:
include: physical, voice and speech warm up, theatre games, improv, physical music exploration, *Suzuki Method traditional stomping, puppet exploration performance,mask work, *lip sync, simple text work, *Shakespeare fun, original story creation and performance. 

This 8 week course will be completed with a Class Showcase performance at the studio space highlighting the great work the young actors have created. Light refreshments will follow.

Acting -Exploration and Creation 2 Ages 8-12

Utilizing Studio Speak’s vital warm up *formula, Acting- Exploration and Creation 2 delves further into acting fundamentals focusing on what goes into creating a character from the inside and out (inclusive of some writing work) and jumping more vigorously into scene and text work.
Included Elements:
acting games
posture and eye contact exercises
lip sync
*Studio Speak Warm Up:
physical work (calisthenic, music/movement interpretation)
voice and speech Work
*Suzuki Stomping Technique 
*Note: Given that Studio Speak's classes are tailored to the individual, perspective older students, within this age range, should not hesitate to register!