Eclectic Full Contact Theatre is proud to announce theatre performance classes starting in September, taught by EFCT Artistic Director, Andrew Pond.
EFCT’s Education Program will feature two classes for children in 3-5th grade and 6-12th grade at the Athenaeum Theatre (2936 N Southport). Classes start 9/11 and run for 10 weeks culminating with a performance on 11/20/2021 and 11/21/2021 in Studio 2 of the Athenaeum.
3-5th graders: Saturdays 10-12:00 Sleeping Beauty adapted by Andrew Pond. Students will learn the basics of character development and stagecraft while performing this tale of Princess Arianna, who can’t stand all the things princesses are “supposed” to do. Cursed by the evil Bella Donna to sleep forever, Arianna’s only hope is a charming Prince? Or is it? Kids and adults alike will love this adaptation of the classic tale, focused on being true to your real identity. $225
6-12th graders: Saturdays 1-4 pm. Treasure Island was adapted by Andrew Pond. Students will refine their character skills, stagecraft, and learn the basics of stage combat in this class. Treasure Island is the story of Jim Hawkins, a young boy searching for pirate treasure, and Long John Silver, the one-legged pirate who is both Jim’s closest friend and fiercest enemy. $300