Open Classes

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Grades K-3

Sandbox: The Fairy Godmother's Story

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Directed by:
Gara Gaines
Grades K-3
2/20/21
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5/22/21
Saturdays 11am-12pm
Online (Zoom)
$
200
Class Description

Welcome to the Sandbox, where YAT's youngest actors find their voices! Kindergarten through 3rd grade students will build an original story inspired by the Fairy Godmother in the Cinderella fairy tale. Be prepared for a high-energy class where we'll focus on confidence, creativity, and discipline.

Notes:

Please note that this class is ONLINE ONLY.

Sandbox: Cinderella (Art Center)

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Directed by:
Justin Wade
Grades K-3
2/20/21
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5/22/21
Saturdays 9:30-10:30am
Indianapolis Art Center
$
200
Class Description

In this class, Kindergarten through 3rd-grade students will work with YAT's Justin Wade to build an original story inspired by the Cinderella fairy tale. Be prepared for a high-energy, outdoor class where we'll use the beautiful setting of the Indianapolis Art Center to tell a new version of Cinderella!

Notes:

Please note that this class is IN-PERSON only. Students are required to wear masks throughout the duration of in-person classes, and we will be staying outdoors most of the time, even when it's cold.

Got Questions?
Email our Managing Director, Lillian Crabb at lillian.c@yatkids.org with questions about our program, our staff, or how you can get involved.
Scholarship Application
YAT has never turned away a family due to financial hardship. Prior to your YAT session, please submit a scholarship application here. Contact gara@yatkids.org with questions about your account.

Grades 4-8

The Fairy Godmother's Story (Kids)

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Directed by:
Ryan Mullins
Grades 4-8
2/16/21
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5/23/21
Tuesdays 6-7:30pm | Saturdays 10:30am-12:30pm
Central State
$
400
Class Description

You know the story, and you know the hero. But without all the other people that cross Cinderella’s path, you don’t have a story. Spend a session exploring the story of Cinderella's Fairy Godmother!

Notes:

Please note that this class is IN-PERSON only. Students are required to wear masks throughout the duration of in-person classes, and we will be staying outdoors most of the time, even when it's cold.

The Stepmother's Story (Kids)

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Directed by:
Lilia Smith
Grades 4-8
2/16/21
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5/23/21
Tuesdays 6-7:30pm | Saturdays 10:30-12:30pm
Hybrid (Central State + Zoom)
$
400
Class Description

You know the story, and you know the hero. But without all the other people that cross Cinderella’s path, you don’t have a story. Spend a session exploring the story of the Stepmother!

Notes:

Please note that this class is a HYBRID class, meeting on Tuesdays online and on Saturdays at YAT's rehearsal venue at Central State. Students are required to wear masks throughout the duration of in-person classes, and we will be staying outdoors most of the time, even when it's cold.

The Stepsisters' Story (Kids)

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Directed by:
Val Stoffer
Grades 4-8
2/16/21
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5/23/21
Tuesdays 6-7:30pm | Saturdays 10:30-12:30pm
Indianapolis Art Center
$
400
Class Description

You know Cinderella's story, but what about her two stepsisters? Spend a session exploring the stories of the stepsisters, and create an original play that shows how they came to be in the classic fairy tale.

Notes:

Please note that this class is IN-PERSON only, meeting twice a week at the Indianapolis Art Center. Students are required to wear masks throughout the duration of in-person classes, and we will be staying outdoors most of the time, even when it's cold.

The Stepsisters' Story (Teens)

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Directed by:
Georgeanna Smith Wade
Grades 7-12
2/18/21
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5/23/21
Thursdays 6-7:30pm | Saturdays 3-5pm
Central State
$
400
Class Description

You know the Cinderella story, and you know the hero. But without Cinderella's Stepsisters? They get a bad rap, but what's their story? Spend a session exploring the Stepsisters with YAT's Artistic Director, Georgeanna Smith Wade, and bring the characters to life on the outdoor campus of the former Central State Hospital. Open to Grades 7-12.

Notes:

Please note that this class is IN-PERSON only, meeting twice a week at YAT's Central State Campus. Students are required to wear masks throughout the duration of in-person classes, and we will be staying outdoors most of the time, even when it's cold.

Directed by:
Lillian Crabb
Grades 6-12
2/15/21
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5/23/21
Mondays 6-8pm
Central State
$
200
Class Description

Costume Crew designs and builds the costumes for all the original plays YAT produces each semester! If you're interested in fashion, sewing, and theatre, this is the place for you. Limited to 10 students; sign up promptly.

Notes:

Please note that Costume Crew is an IN-PERSON ONLY class, meeting at YAT's rehearsal space at the Central State Village. Students are required to wear masks throughout the duration of in-person classes. We will be socially distanced in the downstairs rehearsal space, and will keep both doors open even when it's cold, so prepare to dress warmly!

Got Questions?
Email our Managing Director, Lillian Crabb at lillian.c@yatkids.org with questions about our program, our staff, or how you can get involved.
Scholarship Application
YAT has never turned away a family due to financial hardship. Prior to your YAT session, please submit a scholarship application here. Contact gara@yatkids.org with questions about your account.

Grades 9-12

The Prince's Story (Teens)

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Directed by:
Val Stoffer
Grades 9-12
2/17/21
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5/23/21
Wednesdays 6-7:30pm | Saturdays 1-3pm
Indianapolis Art Center
$
400
Class Description

You know Cinderella, but what about her Prince? Spend a session exploring the Prince Charming of the Cinderella story! We'll work as a group to tell an original story about the Prince, using the beautiful grounds of the Indianapolis Art Center as our stage.

Notes:

Please note that this class is IN PERSON only, meeting twice a week at the Indianapolis Art Center. Students are required to wear masks throughout the duration of in-person classes, and we will be staying outdoors most of the time, even when it's cold.

The Stepmother's Story (Teens)

Registration ClosedRegister
Directed by:
Ryan Mullins
Grades 9-12
2/18/21
-
5/23/21
Thursdays 6-7:30pm | Saturdays 3-5pm
Hybrid (Central State + Zoom)
$
400
Class Description

You know Cinderella, but what about her Stepmother? Spend a session telling the story of the Stepmother, using the Central State grounds as your stage.

Notes:

Please note that this is a HYBRID class, meeting once a week online and once a week at Central State. Students are required to wear masks throughout the duration of in-person classes, and we will be staying outdoors most of the time, even when it's cold.

The Stepsisters' Story (Teens)

Registration ClosedRegister
Directed by:
Georgeanna Smith Wade
Grades 7-12
2/18/21
-
5/23/21
Thursdays, 6-7:30pm | Saturdays 3-5pm
Central State
$
400
Class Description

You know the Cinderella story, and you know the hero. But without Cinderella's Stepsisters? They get a bad rap, but what's their story? Spend a session exploring the Stepsisters with YAT's Artistic Director, Georgeanna Smith Wade, and bring the characters to life on the outdoor campus of the former Central State Hospital. Open to Grades 7-12.

Notes:

Please note that this is an IN-PERSON only class, meeting twice a week at YAT's Central State campus. Students are required to wear masks throughout the duration of in-person classes, and we will be staying outdoors most of the time, even when it's cold.

Got Questions?
Email our Managing Director, Lillian Crabb at lillian.c@yatkids.org with questions about our program, our staff, or how you can get involved.
Scholarship Application
YAT has never turned away a family due to financial hardship. Prior to your YAT session, please submit a scholarship application here. Contact gara@yatkids.org with questions about your account.

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