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Experience your favorite stories and characters through interactive theatre games and skits, costumes, arts and crafts, cooking projects and creative play. We will have different themes & activities each day! So register for one day or them all! All crafts and materials are supplied. Please bring a lunch and water.
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  • Bring a sibling and receive $15 off of the second registration. Promo Code: SPRINGSIB
  • Sign up for three (3) one-day camps and save $25. Promo Code: SPRING3
  • Sign up for five (5) one-day camps and save $50. Promo Code: SPRING5

Please, only one discount per registration.

SPRING BREAK CAMPS

  1. Classes held at multiple locations – see below
  2. Monterey Peninsula Schools Registration begins January 2019
  3. March 18-29, 2019 (M-F) – INFO. COMING SOON!
  4. Classes held at King School of the Arts in Seaside (MLK ARTS WING)

 

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April 1-5, 2019     Classes held at the Broadway Playhouse

ALL ABOUT ADVENTURE…TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD IN 5 DAYS

Join us on a trip around the world over spring break. Each day, a different country, culture and story adventure. Play theatre games, act out stories, myths and mini-plays, experience sample foods and art projects from each country. Learn what life is like for kids your age all around the world. Of course THEATRE GAMES are played throughout the day, every day.

Sample activities are listed and there is much more…

JAPAN – MONDAY, April 1

Story: The Drums of Noto Hanto

  • Japanese Myths & Haiku games
  • Introduction to Origami
  • Hanging Koi Fish Craft
  • Make your own mini Japanese Garden
  • Design and make a Kabuki Mask
  • Theatre Games and interactive stories based on Japanese foklore

IRELAND – TUESDAY, April 2

Story: Finn McCoul Giant Tales

  • Scavenger Hunt for Gold
  • Make Handprint Rainbows
  • Build Rainbow Mobile
  • Give characters to a Blarney Stone and a Potato Head
  • Create Shamrock Chains
  • Theatre Games and interactive stories based on Celtic foklore

MEXICO – WEDNESDAY, April 3

Story: How Music Came To The World

  • Make a piñata
  • Make your own Maracas
  • Tissue Flower craft
  • Limbo
  • Pin the tail on el Burro
  • Theatre Games and interactive stories based on Mexican foklore

CHINA – THURSDAY, April 4

Stories: Dragon Dancing & Seven Chinese Brothers (we also have Seven Chinese Sisters)

  • Make Chinese lanterns
  • Create a Dancing Dragon
  • Create a colorful Good Luck Goldfish
  • Build Decorative Paper Fans
  • Welcome Good Luck & Abundance with a Lucky Door Hanger
  • Panda Paper Bag Puppets
  • Theatre Games and interactive stories based on Chinese foklore

GHANA – FRIDAY, April 5

Story: Anansi and the Magic Stick

  • Design kente cloth
  • Make a djembe drum
  • African dancing
  • Make Ghanan desserts
  • African jewelry making
  • Theatre Games and interactive stories based on West African foklore

 


Previous classes: Winter Break Camps 2019

At Studio Wilde

111 Errett Circle in Santa Cruz (formerly Circle Church)

CREATE-A-MYSTERY PLAY-IN-A-DAY – WEDNESDAY, January 2 

Create-A-Mystery-Play in just one day! Using Improvisation, Story Starters and Theatre games, our ensemble cast will build an original mystery story and make sets and costumes out of objects found in our classroom. Who knows what grand adventure we will find ourselves in–a jewel heist or art fraud, or Agatha Christie style drama perhaps? We will find out together. An informal presentation of our play will be shown to parents at 3pm.

NOTE: This is our only winter break class that has a public presentation.

 

MYTHOLOGY, MONSTERS & MAGIC – THURSDAY, January 3

Bring out your monsters, cyclops, heroes and gods– we are headed for Mount Olympus, Hogwarts & everywhere in between! Prepare for tall tales and unbelievable challenges of the spirit  for today’s games, stories and activities are inspired by…

  • GREEK GODS AND GODDESSES
  • ANCIENT EGYPT
  • WIZARDING LEGENDS: MERLIN & DUMBLEDORE
  • MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURES AND MONSTERS

 

SPACE: THE FINAL FRONTIER – FRIDAY, January 4

Calling all Jedis, Rogue Warriors and all Starship Personnel:  The rebellion built on hope has begun! All games, stories and activities today are inspired by…

  • STAR WARS 
  • STAR TREK
  • BATTLESTAR GALLACTICA
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

 

At Broadway Playhouse

526 Broadway (in the SC Art League)

ADVENTURES IN NEVERLAND – WEDNESDAY, January 2

Looking for Lost Children!  With a little faith, and trust and…PIXIE DUST we take off for a grand adventure.  Our day is filled with fairy magic, swashbuckling swordplay and map making and well… all around action in the land of pirates and adventure!  Wendy’s favorite crafts and Neverland recipes round out a glorious day of fun.

By the end of the day, parents will be amazed at the transformation of our black box theatre into a world of wonderful adventure!

 

WONDERFUL WONDERLAND – THURSDAY, January 3

In this world of “stuff and nonsense”, everything is topsy-turvy. Fall into the world of the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and the White Rabbit. The day is filled with improvised games, Alice’s Adventure story fun, culinary delights like Tea Party Trifles, Caucus Races and absolute zany fun.  “We’re all mad here…”

By the end of the day, parents will be amazed at the transformation of our black box theatre into a world of ridiculous nonsensical fun and imagination.

 

WONKA’S WACKY WORLD OF CHOCOLATE – FRIDAY, January 4

Calling all Oompa Loompas – we are building the factory.  Willy Wonka’s amazing and wacky world of chocolate and confections comes to life when we use our pure imaginations and, well…a good amount of candy.

Pure Imagination games, chocolate rivers, invention rooms – by the end of the day, parents will be amazed at the transformation of our black box theatre into a world exploding with color and imagination*.

*This class does include a good amount of culinary arts and food crafts.  Parents, please make sure we understand any food allergies your child may have.