DRAMA PROGRAM AT PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY
*registration is closed for the 2019-2020 season. Come see "Frozen Jr" performed April 2-3 at Parkside!*
Parkside Elementary: 685 Mercer St SE, Atlanta GA
Songs & Scenes: Acting, Creative Dramatics, & Musical Theatre for prek-1st graders (typically ages 4-6)
Wednesdays, 3-4 pm
Calling all young performers who love to be in the spotlight! We will sing, dance, and act in class each week! We'll use our imaginations to make up stories, learn how to express our feelings and create characters, and we'll rehearse portions of the big Parkside spring musical to put our performance skills to use! Fun theatre games, music, puppetry, crafts, and other creative activities will help students grow artistically while working as a team and having fun.
The class will perform alongside the Parkside Drama Club in the spring show at Parkside Elementary. The class will continue through May and students are encouraged *but not required* to perform in the Forefront Arts Spring Showcase at a professional theatre at the end of the school year (Spring Showcase recital fee is included in class tuition).
Parkside Drama Club: a full-scale theatrical performance experience for 2nd-5th graders
Wednesdays, 4-5:30 pm
Under the direction of a professional director, Parkside students will rehearse and perform a musical production! In addition to rehearsing the show students will receive training in audition technique, stage positions, acting, singing, dancing, projection & enunciation, physicality, & much more!
After the play performances in the spring the Drama Club students will continue to meet weekly to work on their performance training while learning new material and they are encouraged *but not required* to perform the Forefront Arts Spring Showcase held at a professional theatre at the end of the school year (Spring Showcase recital fee is included in class tuition).
DRAMA CLUB RUNS FOR THE ENTIRE SEASON, SEPTEMBER - MAY AND ENROLLMENT IS FOR THE COMPLETE SEASON. EARLY WITHDRAWAL IS NOT PERMISSIBLE FOR THIS CLASS.
Classes will meet weekly September - May (app. 33 classes over the course of the school year) and will follow the APS school calendar for the most part.
(This is a longer season than in the past since APS doesn't have fall break and winter break this year)
Spring 2020 Tuition
Families can select to pay tuition in 5 equal installments of $69/month January - May or $345 up-front at registration
App. 30 days before the show each cast member's account will be billed a $50 production fee which includes:
- 2 comp general seating tickets (additional tickets can be purchased for $7-$12)
- cast tshirt & script
- keepsake gift
- character costume pieces
- set & scenic elements, and props
- licensing and royalties -- licensing to perform "Frozen Jr" is about $1000 for this production!
- additional tech week staff & supervision