Blog: Education Highlights

Check out Des Moines Performing Arts' education blog, highlighting past events and projects. Recent updates include:

Rapunzel Theater Camp - Day 5

Saturday, July, 26, 2014

What a fantastic week at Rapunzel Theater Camp! Check out a recap of the last day of camp below:WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Ages 6-7)Students completed their self-portraits, tower flowers and silly hats! The students' art work was displayed in the Nollen Lobby prior to the show. The kids loved creating...

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Rapunzel Theater Camp - Day 4

Thursday, July, 24, 2014

Time flies when you're having fun! We can't believe the performance of Rapunzel is tomorrow. We had another thrilling day at camp filled with theater, art, and bursts of creativity. Creating a tableau in our morning small group meeting.MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Ages 6-7)This morning students...

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Rapunzel Theater Camp - Day 3

Wednesday, July, 23, 2014

It was a full day of fun here at Des Moines Performing Arts. Read on for highlights from today's workshops, classes, and rehearsals!A FROZEN inspired costume by Charlotte and Rachel. More costume workshop photos below!MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Ages 6-7)Guest teaching artist Jan Louise Kusske...

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Rapunzel Theater Camp - Day 2

Tuesday, July, 22, 2014

Day 2 at the Rapunzel Theater Camp was filled with learning and fun. Read on for highlights from today's activities. Participants enjoy a conversation during a workshop on objectives and tactics in acting.MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Ages 6-7)In a workshop led by guest teaching artist Jan Louise...

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Rapunzel Theater Camp - Day 1

Monday, July, 21, 2014

Today kicked off Rapunzel: Theater Camp! We are thrilled to welcome 60 eager young actors, ranging in age from 6 to 18 years old. They will tackle mounting an entire production in just five days. They will spend the week preparing in rehearsals and growing their skills in different workshops with...

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