Homeschool Programs

Homeschool families and co-ops, take advantage of theatrical education at the Lyric Arts Main Street Stage! Young actors build important real-life social skills like cooperation, creative problem-solving, and leadership while learning more about theatrical terminology and the artistic process of rehearsal and performance. Homeschool workshops are open to anyone who is interested, however, they are offered at times during the day when some students would be in school. Please note class start times before registering for Homeschool classes.

FALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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Register by mail: Download our Fall 2014 Registration Form and send a completed form plus a check or credit card information to: Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, 420 E. Main St., Anoka, MN 55303.

Register by phone: Call our Education Director, Cassandra Cutler Proball, at 763.233.0804 or call our Box Office at 763.422.1838 and pay by credit card over the phone Monday – Friday, 10am to 5pm.

Register by fax: Download our Fall 2014 Registration Form and fax a completed form with credit card information to: 763.712.3206.

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Little Kids (Ages 4 to 6)

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The polite, beloved bear from darkest Peru, with his old hat, battered suitcase and love of marmalade has become a classic character of children’s literature. Poor Paddington has an endless capacity for getting into trouble, but he always tries so hard to get things right. Students will build self-confidence, explore creating a character, and learn simple staging as they rehearse a re-enactment of this charming story narrated by our Teaching Artist. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of this workshop series.

Mondays, October 6 to November 10
2:15pm to 3:45pm
Cost: $90
Registration Deadline: September 22

Big Kids & Tweens (Ages 7+)

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For thousands of years, the story of Beauty and the Beast has been told all over the world. Each week our Teaching Artist will explore a different version of this classic fable of self-discovery, including “Be Our Guest” from the beloved Disney movie adaptation, and lead students in theatre games and exercises inspired by these tales. Students will build skills in creativity, self-confidence and cooperation as they learn fundamentals of movement and vocal expression. A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of this workshop series.

Mondays, October 6 to November 10
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Cost: $120
Registration Deadline: September 22

A Christmas Carolchristmas carol

Critically acclaimed since its publication in 1843, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his ghostly visitations has been retold by Mickey Mouse, the Muppets, and dozens more. Students will learn how to work together as an ensemble and will learn fundamental acting skills in character creation, creative vocal and physical expression, and staging while rehearsing scenes from this classic holiday favorite. Friends and family are invited to a final presentation on the last day of this workshop series.

Mondays, December 1 to December 15
2:15pm to 3:45pm
Cost: $45
Registration Deadline: November 17

Teens (Ages 12+)

Main Street Players: Teen Shakespeare Company

Discover your theatrical side and develop your acting and performance skills in this 6-week performance program for homeschooled teens. Under the leadership of highly experienced Teaching Artist, Barb Hynes-Tomczyk, students will dig deep into character development, script breakdown and analysis, and the actor’s process while rehearsing for a one-hour production adapted from a Shakespearean text. The final performance will be free and open to invited friends and family. Fall play title TBD.

Mondays and Fridays, September 22 to October 27
10:00am to Noon
Tuesday, October 28: 2:00pm to 4:00pm (Dress Rehearsal) and 7:00pm performance
Cost: $150 (includes company t-shirt)
Registration Deadline: September 8

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Register by mail: Download our Fall 2014 Registration Form and send a completed form plus a check or credit card information to: Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, 420 E. Main St., Anoka, MN 55303.

Register by phone: Call our Education Director, Cassandra Cutler Proball, at 763.233.0804 or call our Box Office at 763.422.1838 and pay by credit card over the phone Monday – Friday, 10am to 5pm.

Register by fax: Download our Fall 2014 Registration Form and fax a completed form with credit card information to: 763.712.3206.

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