“Tomorrows Answer” Genesee and Shiawassee Performing Arts Summer Workshop with the Shop Floor Theatre

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Event: July 6-August 22, 2015

Free performing arts workshop a total of 30 full scholarships will be given to Genesee & Shiawassee County teens ages 15-18. Rehearsals and Performances will take place in Genesee & Shiawassee Counties

Classes begin the week of July 6th through August 22nd 2015. Classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 10am to 12pm, for seven weeks.

The first, sixth and seventh weeks, students will be transported to one location for inter-county rehearsals and public performances.

Week one will consist of collaborating on a theme relevant to teens of today in order to create a visual work of art to be presented and performed in Shiawassee and Genesee Counties during the last week of the program.

Week two will consist of breaking students into artistic mediums of their choice to begin to create their works of art.

Week three will consist of discussions on theme between the two teen communities.

Week four will consist of the preparation and blending of student’s work from two different cultures and communities.

Week five will be a continuation of week four as the students’ journey through the life experience of two cultures and two communities, while bringing their life experience and art together.

Week six will consist meeting in each other’s communities. Students will be bused to partnering theaters where they will rehearse and blend their art.

Week seven will be a continuation of week six. Students, artists and directors will complete presentation and performance. Students will take part in a dress rehearsal and performance at each theatre, in each county, on that final weekend in August.

The Genesee County performance will be held on August 21st at 1:30pm at Randall Coates Auditorium: 1020 W. Coldwater Road
Flint, MI 48505

The Shiawassee County performance will be held on August 22nd at 7pm at Owosso Community Players: 114 E Main St, Owosso, MI 48867

Downloadable applications are available at www.sftco.org.

Completed applications can be scanned and e-mailed to info@sftco.org.