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Jungle Book Kids
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Jungle Book Kids

$80

with Laura Deall

Calendar Feb 29, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

"The jungle is jumpin' with a jazzy beat in Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS features a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the movie.

Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run in the deepest parts of the jungle. On their journey, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd of elephants and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the swingin' musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera are forced to run for their lives. When Shere Khan returns, our heroes must rally their fellow animals into battle and restore peace throughout the jungle."

Join us for BlackBox's next production for kids ages 5-12. 

Auditions are Saturday, February 29 at 10am-noon.  All kids will be cast, however, registration is limited to the first 20 students.  Registration is $80 per child, and includes costume.  

Rehearsals are:

Saturday mornings from 10am to noon, and

Wednesday afternoons from 4:30 to 7pm 

Performance dates are:

Friday, May 1 at 7pm

Saturday, May 2 at 7pm

Sunday, May 3 at 3pm

Please email Tiffany McQueen at tiffany@blackboxaz.org with any questions.

 

 

Teen Improv

$80

with Miranda Palmer

Calendar Mar 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Eight weeks of improv.  

March  8, 15, 22, 29

April 5, 19, 

May 10, 17 

There will not be class on April 12 & 26, and May 3. 

 

What is improv?  Improvisation is a type of theatre where most or all that is performed is unplanned, unscripted, and spontaneous.  

Our Teen Improv Class teaches the basic of Improv through games, drills, and scenes in a supportive and non-competitive environment.  Participants in our Teen Improv Class also have the opportunity to perform with our Teen Improv Group, The Unmanageables, and open for our adult Improv Group, Battle Moose.

All students should dress for movement. It is preferred that students not wear open toed shoes, e.g. sandals or flip flops. 

Shakespeare in the Park

$60

with Cindi Calhoun

Calendar Apr 4, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Hello, BlackBox Family!

Shakespeare in the Park/Twelfth Night was delayed a week. Now, out of an abundance of caution, we're going to officially start the class April 4, and perform the weekend of May 16. We want to be smart, be safe, and act in the best interests of our community.

When we start our class on April 4, be ready to jump into a full Shakespeare production class - how to read it, speak it, act it, and all-around play with it. And we're going to have fun!

As always, thank you so much for your support of BlackBox and our mission for the community.

 

 

 

For teens 13 to 19.

A shipwreck, separated twins, love triangles, lowbrow pranks, and a Fool.  Shakespeare's Twelfth Night satirizes how the world can be topsy-turvy when the servants are in charge.

Join us for our Shakespeare in the Park workshop where actors will learn techniques of Shakespearean acting, including understanding and using the language, creating characters, and incorporating body work.  Actors will also develop skills of blocking, projection, and breath support to effectively present a play in an outdoor venue.  The workshop will end with performing Tweflth Night in the Park behind BlackBox.

Workshops begin March 7, and run from 1pm to 4pm on Saturdays.  Performance dates are April 18, 19, 25, and 26 at 2pm. 

For questions please email Tiffany McQueen at tiffany@blackboxaz.org

 

Teen Summer Camp 2020

$100

with Cindi Calhoun

Calendar Jun 1, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

The BlackBox Foundation is proud to announce our Teen Summer Camp for 2020.  Campers will be cast in an all teen production of Monty Python's Spamalot that will be performed in front of audiences at the end of camp on June 12 & 13. In addition to play rehearsals campers will attend workshops in stage acting, singing, choreography, and improv.

"Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful showgirls? The 2005 Broadway production won three Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, and was followed by two successful West End runs. The outrageous, uproarious, and gloriously entertaining story of King Arthur and the Lady of the Lake will delight audiences as they search for the Holy Grail and “always look on the bright side of life.”"

AGES:  13-19  

Where:  Pence Center at Central Arizona College

When:  June 1-June 13  

Time:  Week one:  Mon-Thurs 9:00am to 4:00pm

           Week two:  Mon- Thurs 9:00am to 4:00pm

           Dress Rehearsal Thursday, June 11 time TBA

           Performances Friday, June 12 and Saturday June 13 at 7pm

Campers will need to bring their own lunch, water, and snacks.  Please wear closed toe shoes and clothing made for movement. 

Registration   $100.00

For questions please contact Tiffany McQueen at tiffany@blackboxaz.org.

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $37.50, paid every four weeks.




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