REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER WORKSHOPS.

Whether you’re looking for social skill and confidence building or a deeper experience with theatre and performance, TOY has something for everyone!

TOY and our teaching artists will be closely following all CDC guidelines while celebrating JOY and WONDER this summer!

Please register online or call 716.884.4400 ext. 308. At TOY, we believe in opportunity.  Scholarship assistance is available. Please click here for information and application. 

JULY 2022 Workshops

ZANY PLAY – July 5 – 8 (Grades K-2)

This Creative Dramatics based class explores fundamental theatre skills through games, improvisation, voice & movement, and storytelling. Students will also create their own theatre mask, allowing for greater freedom to express themselves while playing with different types of characters. 

Running Tues – Friday, July 5 -8 from 9am-12pm

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STEP, KICK SING – July 5 – 8 (Grades K-2)

This one-week half-day camp is filled with games, singing and dancing for every child! Using musical theatre as our foundation of song and dance, students will practice basic performance building while singing and dancing.  Instructors will guide the class through breath and body work to support the text and intentions of musical theatre material.  This workshop will increase your child’s confidence and collaborative imagination. 

This workshop runs Tuesday – Friday, July 5-8 from 1pm-4pm

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ACTING OUT! TEEN ESSENTIALS – July 11 – 22 (Grades 7 – 12)

This Teen Favorite is Back! Chris Kelly leads this workshop, which will focus on acting fundamentals coupled with the exploration of group storytelling.  This two-week program is fun, yet rigorous and challenges all levels of students.  Maintaining a connection to the body and voice of an actor with the freedom to create and build upon the tiniest morsel of an idea.  The workshop, filled with skill building and techniques for young actors, culminates in a workshop style production conceived and created by the students. 

This two-week programs runs Monday – Friday from July 11 – 22 from 9am-3pm.

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THEATRICAL MUSE: DRAMA & COMEDY- July 25-30 (Grades 3-6)

A muse is a source of inspiration. In this workshop, students will use movement, speech, imagination and feelings to explore how we develop and communicate through characters on-stage. Focusing on improv and devised theatre exercises, students will examine comedic and dramatic character types to develop their own theatrical piece. This workshop will allow for solo and ensemble work. 

This workshop runs Monday-Friday, July 25-30 from 9am-3pm.

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DIP YOUR TOES INTO MUSICAL THEATRE – August 1 – 5 (Grades 3-6)

Come share your voice, tap your toes and join in song for DIP YOUR TOES – IN MUSICAL THEATRE. This half-day week-long workshop focuses on STORYTELLING through MUSIC.  Students will gain skills and learn how to have command over a piece. This workshop will culminate in a presentation for family and friends. Whether you have experience or you are just curious…All levels of experience are welcome!

This half-day workshop runs Monday – Friday from 1PM – 4PM from August 1 – 5.

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TRIPLE THREAT: MUSICAL THEATRE FOR TEENS – August 15 – 19 (Grades 7-12)

You can sing, you can dance, you can act = You’re a TRIPLE THREAT! In this half-day week-long workshop students will delve into process oriented exploration, solo and ensemble work, and theater skill enhancement to prepare for any song & dance opportunity! Students should be prepared with a monologue choice and song option to work with during the week. Instructors will guide the class through breath and body work to support the text. All levels of experience welcomed!

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GUARDIAN/STUDENTS: Please complete Student Information Form and return to Executive Director Tracy Snyder at tsnyder@theatreofyouth.org prior to the start of your scheduled workshop.