Classes for kids

We offer classes in English and in Russian for kids from 4 to 15 years old.

WHERE: 1487 Chain Bridge Road, Suite #102, McLean, VA 22101 

WHEN:  Every SUNDAY

  • 10:00am to 11-30am (Russian-Language group) – 4-6 years old
  • 11:30am to 1pm (Russian-Language group) – 7-15 years old
  • 1pm to 2:30pm (English-Language group) – 4-6 years old
  • 2:30pm to 4pm (English-Language group) – 7-15 years old

COST: $120 per month (for the months with 4 Sundays) and $150 per month (for the months with 5 Sundays) Siblings get 20% discount

REGISTER: call 202-790-8886 or e-mail myhappytheater@gmail.com

Each theatrical class at Happy Theater is a combination of movement theater, puppet theater, storytelling, improvisation and visual arts activities.

Our young actors become better listeners and learn to appreciate each others ideas, they gain confidence in speaking and performing in front of others, they learn to work together as a team, to feed off one another ideas and to put their creativity into action.

CLASS DESCRIPTION:

Creative Puppet and Movement Theater – Kids from 4 to 6 years old, students explore puppet theater, where characters can be created out of anything – spoons, pillows, socks and even our own body. In our magic world hands dance with feet, shoulders play soccer with noses and left ears argue with right knees! Using drama, music, movement and visual arts activities we create stories, sets and puppets; and we invite parents to our observation classes in the end of each session, where we all become part of one big theatrical game.

History of Theater and Art – Kids from 7 to 15 years old, students learn history of theater and art through acting, movement, visual arts, storytelling, and improvisation activities. Each session is devoted to one period of Western or Eastern theatrical history. While exploring the traditions of theatrical periods as well as visual art, architecture and music of different historic epochs, students will work on sets, costumes, characters and scripts to produce their own shows.

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