“Class Act for Kids"at the Flagler Playhouse 2022
Flagler Playhouse, Inc.
Basic Acting for Kids (ages 8 to 14)
Instructor: Les Ober
Classes will include the following:
Stretches, balance, posture, relaxing, focus, and movement for the stage.
Relaxing, projection, enunciation, breathing, and speech for the stage.
Theater games for warming up and creativity
Can include ball game, spacewalk/explosion (emotion-no emotion), sports movements, New York (what do you do), objects game, and more.
Use of improv
Can include the party, slips of paper (nouns/emotions), animal behavior to human, and more.
Simple introduction to method acting (sensory recall, mask), objectives, use of spine, motivation, obstacle, strategy, action, outcome.
Short piece (age appropriate) to be worked on each week.
Final class presentation for parents and friends – regular class, followed by 45-to-60-minute presentation, to include a short scene for all students and demonstration of favorite games and improvisations.