Blog: Education Highlights

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

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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STAGEright Broadway Experience - Day 5

Saturday, July, 19, 2014

What a week! We had a great 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. GiGi...

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STAGEright Broadway Experience - Day 4

Thursday, July, 17, 2014

Our summer Broadway intensive for teens keeps rolling, and day four was filled with hard work in preparation for tomorrow's showcase. Read on for a recap of the day's activities. Guest Broadway instructors Connor Gallagher, Meredith Akins, and Adam Wachter with the 2014 STAGEright Broadway...

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STAGEright Broadway Experience - Day 3

Wednesday, July, 16, 2014

We've reached the halfway point through the week of this summer's Broadway intensive camp for teens! Read on for a recap of the day:SOLO COACHINGThis morning students continued to work with guest New York teaching artists Adam Wachter and Meredith Akins to work shop their solos. Today, they...

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