Online Storytelling Classes For Kids

Online Storytelling Classes For Kids

We have multiple online storytelling classes for kids available in our Online Performing Arts Studio (OPAS).

  • Evergreen Courses are ‘Always Online Courses’ that can be taken at any time on our website. These include webinars and multi-lesson courses to enrich students with the tools they need to succeed in the performing arts.
  • Weekly Classes are ‘Streaming Education’ classes that are conducted via the Zoom video conferencing platform. (Zoom software required. Download Zoom here for free.)

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Storytelling – with Deborah Solberg

Evergreen Course – Always online, work at your own pace

The storytelling series is made up of short (4-8 minute) lessons that introduce storytelling elements to our future authors. These include power point presentations and PDF files that may be downloaded.

COURSE CONTENT

Module One – Imagination

  • Lesson 1 – What is Imagination? Do you have one? How to find your Imagination.
  • Lesson 2 – Let your mind fly and see where it takes you.
  • Lesson 3 – Learning how the Energy Ball can help you create a story.
  • Lesson 4 – Find out who you are as the author of your story.

Module Two – Create a Fairytale

  • Lesson 1 – The beginning and end of your story. What is the magic moment?
  • Lesson 2 – What’s in the middle. Learning about the 5 W’s of storytelling.
  • Lesson 3 – The stepping stones of your story – finding the conflict.
  • Lesson 4 – What’s a protagonist? Who is the antagonist? Learning who the good guys and bad guys are.
  • Lesson 5 – What if? A story can have many different endings.

 

Module Three – From Dressup to a Play

  • Lesson 1 – Dress-up fun. Be the costume you wear and take the story from there.
  • Lesson 2 – Props – The things you use as a character to help tell your story.
  • Lesson 3 – Puppets – A puppet can be anything, and when you give it a voice, it becomes a story.
  • Lesson 4 – Sound – Whether it is a sound effect (SFX) or a song, your character speaks from the heart to tell a story.

 

Cost: FREE!

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Become an Author!

This is your ticket to becoming an author in a real published book!

That’s Right… YOU!!! How do you do it?

  1. Take the FREE Storytelling Course by Deborah Solberg.
  2. Email your original fairy tale by July 1st, 2020 in WORD.
  3. All entries will be reviewed for inclusion in…

KIDSTORIES!Fairy Tales by Kids

(edited and published by Deborah Solberg.)

There is no charge to submit.  The book will be free for you to download on Kindle.

This is a fun way for you to become a writer and tell your story!

Submit your stories to theatrix@theatrixyoutheatre.com.

Include your picture and name with the story, and permission from your parents.   You will be notified if your story is included in the book and when to download it from Amazon.

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Instructor – Deborah Solberg

About the instructor:

Deborah is founding Artistic Director of Theatrix Youtheatre Society, which incorporated as a non-profit, charitable performing arts organization in 1991.

  • Over the last three decades, she collaborated with thousands of kids to create shows as a vehicle to learn confidence and self-expression.
  • Deborah produced and directed over 100 productions, from short school touring shows to full scale musical theatre productions.
  • She is playwright for over 30 original plays, with a passion for adapting classical children’s literature.
  • Theatrix is a 17-time Theatre BC festival award winner.
  • Young people in Theatrix programs have become professional actors, dancers and singers around the world.
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