Blog: Education Highlights

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

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 2015 kicks off with a day of singing, acting, and dancing

Tuesday, July, 21, 2015

Our STAGEright Broadway Experience participants made their way to DanzArts in West Des Moines today to begin a week of singing, acting, and dancing! They kicked off the day with a little bit of dance and some vocal auditions.DANCE AND VOCAL AUDITIONSThis morning, students gathered in the dance...

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10-Minute Plays Camp: Day 5

Friday, July, 10, 2015

Today was a big day! The final day of 10 Minute Plays Camp! It was wonderful to see these plays onstage!INTRODUCTIONWe started out the morning with some acting activities, going through a Viewpoints exercise, and practicing a little bit of stage choreography!Hope and Samantha try out different...

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10-Minute Plays Camp: Day 4

Thursday, July, 9, 2015

Today was the fourth day of 10-Minute Plays Camp! By the end of the day, our 18 playwrights had been cast as actors in different shows, rehearsed, and prepared for tech rehearsals! Read on for todayâs highlights.INTRODUCTIONOur actors started the day by getting back into an acting mindset. They...

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