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Workshops


For questions or to book
a Rose workshop,
contact Lindy Glenn at
(402) 502-4638 or
lindyg@rosetheater.org.

Workshops

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Workshops at The Rose

A workshop AT THE ROSE is the perfect way to explore themes from a school field trip show or learn about the profession of theater. A professional teaching artist with a college degree in dramatic arts education will lead your class.


To register, please contact Lindy Glenn at (402) 502-4638 or complete this form.


Combination Show + Acting Workshop
•   Best for grades K-8
•   90 minutes prior to or after a mainstage show
•   $8.00/child
This hands-on workshop will explore the characters, plot, and themes from the show your students attended. Students will also tour the sets and view the costume and make-up designs from the show.
*Workshop times vary depending on your show time. All options include a 30-minute lunch break. Students should bring a sack lunch and beverage.

Full-Day Introduction to Theater Workshop
•   Best for grades 2-5
•   9:30 am – 2 pm
•   $7.50/child
This full-day introduction to theater workshop teaches students about all the artistic elements used to create a play. Students will learn the importance of imagination when acting, directing, playwriting, and designing. They will also receive a behind-the-scenes tour of the costume shop, sound board, fly rail, and catwalk before using their own imaginations to turn a short story into a play. Students will create their own design project, rehearse their play, and then present it to an audience of their peers. Students should bring a sack lunch and beverage.

Full-Day Advanced Theater Workshop
•   Best for grades 5-12
•   9:30 am – 2 pm
•   $7.50/child
This full-day advanced theater workshop provides students an opportunity to explore three different theater topics such as improvisation, acting, playwriting, design, ensemble work, stage combat, musical theater, choreography, etc. The workshop also includes a tour of The Rose Theater and a question and answer period with one of our professional designers. Students should bring a sack lunch and beverage. The individual workshop topics are dependent on that day’s assigned actor/educators, but requests for specific workshop topics may be made when the workshop is scheduled.

Intro to Acting Workshop
•   Best for grades K-6
•   9:30-11 am or 1-2:30 pm
•   $4.50/child
This hands-on workshop teaches students the basic tools of acting: body, voice, and imagination. Students will also learn about the job of acting and will explore the main stage, rehearsal hall, and costume shop.

Combination Show + Acting Workshop
•   Best for grades K-8
•   Call for details on times*
•   $9.o0/child
See a show at The Rose and then explore the characters, plot and themes from the show your students attended through an interactive workshop. Students will also tour the sets and view the costume and make-up designs from the show.

*There is a 20 student minimum, or a flat fee of $60 will be charged. Workshop times vary depending on your show time. All options include a 30-minute lunch break. Students should bring a sack lunch and beverage.

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Workshops at Your School

The Rose offers several workshops that take place AT YOUR SCHOOL. A professional Rose teaching Artist will visit your school anywhere from one-five times to explore a curriculum topic of your choice. Below are some options, but many workshops can be adjusted or customized to fit your needs and timelines.


To register, please contact Lindy Glenn at (402) 502-4638 or complete this form.


Lil’ Rosies
•   Best for grades Pre-K

•   $75/Teacher (per workshop)
BRAND NEW program supporting young artists, 2-5 years, to engage in structured singing, acting and dancing curriculum created specifically for the LITTLEST LEARNERS! In this 45-minute weekly class, students learn vocal and dance technique using our creative drama lessons. Developmental milestones and incorporated into our activities, combining fine and gross motor skills. Creative drama activities include: Color Recognition, Shape Classification, Emotion Identification and Dance & Music Vocabulary.

Little Sprouts
•   Best for grades Pre-K – K

•   $75/Teacher (per workshop)
Together we will explore the beauty of the earth beneath our feet with The Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, Eric’s Carle’s Seed, Arnold Lobe’s Frog and Toad and other stories. Combine art, theater, science and movement as we work together listening and sharing ideas in this 30-minute workshop.

The Snowy Day
•   Best for grades Pre-K – K

•   $75/Teacher (per workshop)
Learn how a story can be turned into a musical by acting, singing and dancing one of our favorite shows. You will be up on your feet creating your own moves as we act out the emotions and actions of one young man on a snowy day adventure. Based on the award-winning book, The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats.

Creative Movement
• Best for grades K-2

• $75/Teacher (per in-class hour)
This one-residency introduces students to dance and uses creative movement to explore the story elements of The Little Engine That Could. By creating images, both mental and physical, children will be able to develop their reading comprehension. This occurs because children connect and relate to the characters and become an active participant in the story.

Reader’s Theater: How Anansi and Aso Brought Stories to the World
• Best for 2nd Grade

• $75/Teacher (per in-class hour)
Stage a short play in just two days while using theater to improve reading and speaking skills. We will have fun telling the story of How Anansi and Aso Brought Stories to the World through acting, all while deepening understanding and building more expressive reading and confident speaking.

Bringing Theater To Life
•   Best for grades K-8
•   $75/Teacher (per in-class hour)
This one-to-three day residency introduces students to a variety of artistic elements associated with theater. Students will learn about acting, directing, playwriting and design. At the end of the week, the workshop will culminate with the class creating its own play.

Superheroes of Kindness
•   Best for grades 4-6

•   $75/Teacher (per in-class hour)
The first step in kindness for a young person is helping. In this class, we will explore stories where characters make active choices to be kind and good helpers in this world, such as George and Martha, Rainbow Fish and The Lorax. We will also practice naming and sharing our feelings and understanding the feelings of others. In workshop bundles, we will also create our own secret heroes of kindness and go on new adventures to make the world a kinder place.

Playwriting
•   Best for grades 4-12

•   $75/Teacher (per in-class hour)
This one-to-three day residency introduces students to the basics of playwriting from proper format, to dramatic structure, to creating settings, developing character voices, and more. Sixth to eighth grade students will focus on writing ten-minute plays about bullying for our regional “Young Playwrights for Change” competition that will qualify one winner to proceed to the national level.

History Through Drama
•   Best for grades 1-8

•   $75/Teacher (per in-class hour)
This three- to five-day residency uses drama skills such as statue work, pantomime and characterization to explore particular moments in history that relate to students’ current studies such as the American Revolution, Lewis and Clark, Civil War, etc.

For more than 5 sections, please inquire about school discounts and bundled rates when you make your reservation. Please feel free to discuss curriculum topics and scheduling requirements when you call. All prices are quoted for locations within the Omaha metro area. The Rose is available to do residencies outside the Omaha area; however, prices are negotiable. Please call for details. Please make sure you have a space available in your classroom or in a common area that can be cleared in order to allow room for the interactive drama activities associated with these workshops.