Blog: Education Highlights

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Aladdin Theater Camp: Day Four

Thursday, July, 30, 2015

Time flies when you're having fun! We can't believe the performance of Aladdin is tomorrow. Read highlights from today's camp activities:MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Grades 1-2)Our penguins were busy in the art room today making penguin costumes with Lizzy Feilmeier, Des Moines Performing Arts...

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Aladdin Theater Camp: Day 3

Wednesday, July, 29, 2015

Wow! It is hard to believe that we are now half-way through the week of our Aladdin camp. The day was filled with many arts-filled activities and rehearsals as we prepare for the show on Friday.Read on for today's highlights.MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Grades 1-2)In their ongoing work with by...

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Aladdin Theater Camp: Day 2

Tuesday, July, 28, 2015

Day number two at Aladdin Theater Camp was filled with rehearsal, workshops and a bunch of fun! Read on for highlights from today's activities.MORNING WORKSHOPSArt Workshop (Grades 1-2)In a workshop led by Education Intern Lizzy Feilmeier, our colony of penguins worked on creating penguin shadow...

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Aladdin Theater Camp: Day 1

Monday, July, 27, 2015

Today kicked off Aladdin: Theater Camp! Forty-five young actors made their way to Grand View University to begin their week of theater skill building and fun! They will spend the week preparing for their culminating performance of ALADDIN as well as growing their skills in different workshops with...

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STAGEright Broadway Experience Showcase

Friday, July, 24, 2015

We had a wonderful final day of this year's STAGEright Broadway Experience camp. Participants spent the day preparing for their culminating showcase, including tech and a dress run through, before taking the stage to share highlights of their work this week for family and friends.Cole strikes a pose...

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