Theater: Working as an Ensemble | S19

Ages: 12-18
Day, Time: Fridays 1:15-2:15
Location: Room 2

teacher

Nathan Drackett
ndracks@gmail.com

Nathan Drackett is a freelance actor, teacher, acrobat and musician in Seattle represented by Big Fish NW for on-camera work. Graduating with a BA in Theatre from Northwestern University in Chicago in 2006, he has been teaching Theatre and Circus Arts for the past 14 years. Nathan has taught for SANCA, Studio East, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, and The Actors Gymnasium, among others. He also has performed with Kitsap Forest Theatre, The Lyric Opera Chicago, Filament Theatre, Piven Theatre, Redmoon, 500 Clown, The Actors Gymnasium, and Signal Theatre. He also performs and teaches as a freelance acrobat, clown, and musician in and around Seattle. His passions include teaching people of all ages, races, and ethnicities how to do dangerous things safely, and to push the boundaries of what we think circus, theatre, and storytelling can be.

class description

Through imaginative games and improvisations, students will explore their voice, body, and imagination to learn how to tell a story. Participants will work as a group to collectively create a world, characters, and share those with an audience. Find your inner star in this collaborative exploration.

Required Skills for Students to Be Successful in This Class:

Compliance with Family Rights & Responsibilities.

homework:

Students will sometimes be asked to bring ideas or stories to be explored in the class (perhaps every other class) that may be used in the final performance. This out of class participation is optional but encouraged.

field trips:

N/A

additional fees/supplies:

Students will have the option to bring in costume or prop pieces from home for the final performance, but are not required to purchase anything.

parent involvement:

This class is intended for students only. If there is family or friends that want to observe the class who are not available for the final showing (last class), they may quietly observe the class with prior instructor permission

Age Variances:

Please see our Age Variance Policy.