STAGES at Breakwater

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STAGES Youth Theater is pleased to be celebrating 8 seasons of collaborating with Breakwater School to provide performing arts educational opportunities as part of their exciting and innovative after-school Enrichment Program – available to Breakwater students, as well as any K-8 student in the Greater Portland area!

The following STAGES Youth Theater classes will take place at Breakwater School (856 Brighton Avenue) during the upcoming 2018-19 Academic Year. Breakwater School provides transportation from several Portland area schools, and, through the generosity of The Bob Crewe Foundation, offers scholarships for participation in performing arts programs. Please note all registration details, logistics, and questions are handled by Breakwater Enrichment for these STAGES programs. All registration questions and concerns should be directed to Breakwater Enrichment staff.

(If you are looking for STAGES programs taking place in our theater (202 Woodford St, Portland), please visit our Be in a Show page).


SESSION 1
September 10 – October 22

Halloween Dance Party!
Grades
: K-1

Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 12 – Oct. 17
Time: 3:45-4:30pm

Do the Monster Mash with Stages Youth Theater! Students will sing, dance, and move to different Halloween-themed songs in this energetic class. No prior acting or dance experience is required to enroll and have a ton of fun! This program culminates in a final sharing presentation for family and friends on Saturday, October 20thClick here to be redirected to the Breakwater Enrichment page for registration!

Witches, Ghosties, and Ghouls, OH MY!
Grades
: 2-4

Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 12 – Oct. 17
Time: 4:45-5:45pm

Pumpkins, candy, ghouls, witches…the ideas will flow as fast as candy on Halloween night! In this creative drama class, students will work together to create a brand new Halloween-themed short play with music. We’ll spend class time brainstorming, crafting the story, and rehearsing, and then we’ll perform our new play for family and friends on Saturday, October 20thClick here to be redirected to the Breakwater Enrichment page for registration!

Build-A-Haunt!
Grades
: 5-8

Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 12 – Oct. 17
Time: 3:45-5:45pm

Ever wonder about the many elements that go into a successful theatrical production? This class is perfect for those who want to explore a side of theater other than performing. Students will develop skills in forming artistic concepts and learn how to design & construct props, costumes, and simple set pieces for a haunted house! They will showcase their Halloween-themed work for family and friends on Saturday, October 20thClick here to be redirected to the Breakwater Enrichment page for registration!

House Haunters
Grades
: 5-8

Dates: Thursdays, Sept. 13 – Oct. 18
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Students will hone their acting skills by working on an original piece of theater, centered on the theme of “Halloween.” Instructors will incorporate student interests based on student-generated ideas, ghost stories, pre-written text, or anything else relevant to the theme! The ensemble will work toward a polished piece of theater to be presented on Saturday, October 20th. Click here to be redirected to the Breakwater Enrichment page for registration!

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“When you graduate from STAGES you wish you could do it all over again. STAGES helped me grow as a person and I truly miss it.”

DJ Nicholas, STAGES Alum

“STAGES got me more interested in theater!  Everybody’s nice, you get to make friends, it’s like a family! When I was 10, I didn’t know what it would be like on stage. But when I finally got up on there with confidence, there was a spark in me. The more shows I was in, the more… Continue reading Sarah Krause, STAGES Alum

Sarah Krause, STAGES Alum