Saturday January 11th
9:00 am or 10:45 am
Traut Core Knowledge Elem, Fort Collins
Registration will close on November 25th and is on a first come basis. Space is limited to 10 teams for each time slot for Spontaneous and 8 teams for Skill Building
Division I, II, and III Teams - Teams and coaches will rotate through two 45 minute spontaneous sessions (Hands On; Verbal-Hands On/Verbal) to learn, practice and develop spontaneous skills. Two identical 90 minute workshops will be available (9:00 am or 10:45 am) and the fee is $30.
Add The Skill Building Workshop for $25!
Division I, II, and III Teams - Teams and coaches will rotate through two 45 minute skill building sessions (coaches will select 2 from the options below). These sessions are designed to enhance teams' skills in theater, comedy, use of recycled materials, style elements and more. Two identical 90 minute workshops will be available (9:00 am or 10:45 am) and a description of each session is below.
The Spontaneous Workshop & the Skill Building Workshop combined is only $55 per team. If you and your team wish to attend both the Spontaneous Workshop and the Skill Building Workshop please select one time for the Spontaneous Workshop, then the other time for the Skill Building Workshop. At this time we are not offering the Skill Building Workshop by itself.
Skill Building: Select 2 Sessions From The Same Time Slot When Registering
Creating Style from Mixed Media
Teams will expand their creativity learning how to decoupage, create mosaics using a variety of materials, plus receive a quilling kit to take home with them. Examples of duct tape and tissue paper crafts, painting with different mediums and more will be on display to inspire their imaginations.
Creativity on the Move!
Just imagine if the car prop in your team performance was actually made up of team members! Incorporating movement into performances can take a creative performance to the next level! Team members will let loose and let their imaginations soar in this workshop designed to get teams moving!
Emoticons & Pantomime
Happy? Sad? Old? Young? City? Mountains? Team members will learn and incorporate different emotion, character types or event setting using tone of voice, visual cues, movement and acting. Team members will then guess the emotion, the character type or event being portrayed.
In this fun experiential activity, team members will learn the different parts of the stage and theatrical terms, then act out an improv scenario incorporating stage presence and movement.
Fastening, Cutting, Fixtures & Templates
Tired of duct tape and bailing wire? There are many more ways to connect materials together. In this session, participants will learn the benefit of creating, designing and using fixtures and templates, plus different methods for cutting and fastening. This workshop will get the creative juices flowing as the team members explore how to safely cut things apart and stick them back together.
Puns, Parodies and Punchlines
Who doesn’t like a good laugh?! Team members will learn and practice a variety of techniques to incorporate humor into their performances, how to turn ordinary situations into a comical scene and use props to create comedy out of everyday items.
Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose
Time to look at that recycle bin with a whole new mindset! Come explore typical recycled items and learn how to SCAMPER (substitute, combine, adapt, modify, put to other uses, eliminate parts and reorganize) them to create props, scenes elements, costumes & more.
Working with PVC Pipe
Fixed, movable, long, short, connectors, straight….learn the different ways to work and build with PVC pipe. Teams will build different devices with PVC pipe, learn different decorating techniques and where they can find PVC other than home improvement stores.
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