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Eager to get out of the house and create together? DreamWrights is offering a handful of COVID-safe workshops for these long winter days. Class sizes are limited.
Sign up today to assure your spot!
Scholarships are available.

Our COVID 19 Precautions:

  • Regular handwashing during the day
  • All staff and participants wear masks
  • 6-foot social distancing as much as possible
  • Routine cleaning of all high-touch, public spaces
  • Drop-off and Pickup at glass doors

We are committed to providing a safe space for all.

TECHNICALLY SPEAKING – WORKSHOP SERIES

ADULTS ENCOURAGED TOO!

March 20- April 15
4×4! Each workshop series runs for 4 sessions over 4 weeks.

Receive a $5 discount for each additional workshop series you add onto your original choice. (Discounts applied and refunded by DW office, as enrollment system does not compute these)

Making a Scene! The Art of Scenic Design 
(Ages 12-adult) (max 8)  $64/Member $57.60  
4 Tuesdays: March 23, 30, April 6 & 13  6:00-8:00pm

Each participant will create a stage model of their own set design developed from a one act script using a floor plot of DW main stage. You’ll get a tour of our set and props loft for creative ideas while working with Master Set Designer, Allen Brenner.

Holy Foley – Did you Hear That?
(Ages 10-adult) (max 6)  $64/Member $57.60 
4 Wednesdays: March 24, 31, April 7 & 14  6:00-8:00pm

Working with Engineer/Teaching Artist, Chris Velez, students will use the Foley techniques and our new Sound Cave to create and master sound effects to add to the DreamWrights Sound Library. These will be used in future productions and audio projects.

Lights Up!  
(Ages 10-adult) (max 8) $64/Member $57.60  
4 Thursdays: March 25, April 1, 8 & 15  6:00-8:00pm

Join our “Go To” Lighting Designer Tony Fogle and get an overview of lighting terms and equipment, as well as hands on experience hanging, focusing, and coloring lights.  Participants will also learn how to patch, program, and control lights in both the main stage and studio spaces, along with an overview of some special lighting effects.

Mad Props
(Ages 10-adult) (max 10)  $64/Member $57.60  
4 Saturdays: March 20, 27, April 3 & 10  10:00am-12:00pm

Using selections from the script for Shrek The Musical, participants will spend time in our props loft as well as create props from scratch to be used in our upcoming production. Along with our Technical Director, Jay Schmuck, participants will get an overview of prop creation and modification, while designing and completing a few key props for the show.

What’s in the Wardrobe?
(Ages 10-adult) (max 10) $64/Member $57.60   
4 Saturdays: March 20, 27, April 3 & 10  1:00-3:00pm

Longtime Costume Coordinator, Rebecca Eastman will take students from design to completion in the world of costumes. Participants will measure, pull, alter, and assemble different costume styles that culminate with a mock runway fashion show.   

ONE TIME ONLINE CLASS  

Logic Lessons Online

(Ages 10-adult) (min 2- max 10) $15.00/ Members $13.50    
One 2-hour online session Saturday, April 3 3:30-5:30 pm via Zoom

Up your game with your online content through this basic introduction and overview of the features and functions of the Logic Pro – audio recording and editing software with Chris Velez, Sound Engineer. Students must have access to Logic Pro software.

Musical Theatre Audition Workshops – FULL!

TWO 3-week series, twice a week – Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8 p.m.
Take one or both! Adults welcome, too!

Shrek – Ages 7+ (Feb. 9 – 25)     FULL!
West Side Story – Ages 12+ (March 2-18)     FULL!

Tuition per 3-week series: $96 DW Members $87

Missed getting your slot in this workshop? Interested in learning from these artists at home on your own time? Keep an eye out for our release of the Virtual Version. Email info@dreamwrights.org to get on the list.

Using material from two of DreamWrights’ upcoming musicals, Shrek and West Side Story, students will work with three different Teaching Artists to learn strong auditioning skills in three areas: choreography, vocal techniques, and acting choices. This Musical Theatre Audition Workshop Series is great for anyone interested in auditioning for these show(s), other musicals, or just for fun!

Workshops run from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week:

Week 1: Feb. 9 & 11 – Dance – Shrek
Week 2: Feb. 16 & 18 – Vocals – Shrek
Week 3: Feb. 23 & 25 – Acting – Shrek
Week 4: March 2 & 4 – Dance – West Side Story
Week 5: March 9 & 11– Vocals – West Side Story
Week 6: March 16 & 18 – Acting – West Side Story

It’s a SHOW! Build a Production from the Ground Up (Ages 6-12)

5-week series, twice a week – Wednesdays 5-7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Feb. 3rd – March 6th    Tuition: $160 Members $140

Working with a selection of Aesop’s Fables, students will learn how to build full mini productions by developing the props, set, costumes, lights, sound, and acting out the roles. Students will also learn about ‘voice-overs’ in our brand-new recording studio! Completed productions will be filmed on the final Saturday and once ready, the video will be sent out to be viewed by family and friends. This series is great for students who want to be on the stage, behind the scenes, or both!

Teaching Artists – Ben Rowan, Rebecca Eastman, Jay Schmuck, and more!