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Firstworks to provide virtual dance and theater camps in July

FirstWorks is excited to partner with the Rhode Island Department of Education to bring virtual summer camps to Rhode Island public school students during Summer 2020! Click on “Dance” or “Theater” to register.

Dance: July 20 – 24, 10 – 11:30 am

FirstWorks Summer Moves Virtual Dance Camp includes percussive dance (tap), contemporary ballet, hip-hop, and more! Led by a diverse group of talented dancers who have performed on stages around the world and for FirstWorks. Virtual Dance Camp will include Shake It Up classes with all female tap dance band Syncopated Ladies, creative movement with Metamorphosis Dance, hip-hop and storytelling with Sokeo Ros, and movement workouts with the principal dancer of America’s first fully multi-cultural ballet company, Complexions Contemporary Ballet! No previous experience necessary. Grade 3 – 8.

Theatre: July 20 – 24, 1 – 2:30 pm

Join FirstWorks for our week-long Virtual Theater Camp and get ready to stretch your imagination (remember plays are called PLAY for a reason)! Together with theater educator Sophie Siegel-Warren, puppeteer Heather Henson, costume designer Machine Dazzle, and spoken word artist Chachi Carvalho, students will learn the basics of playwriting and stage presence, including crafting creative monologues and developing unique characters who they’ll bring to life from home. No previous experience necessary! Grade 5 – 7.

Experience the Arts Wherever You Are

FirstWorks is creating new ways for the arts to support students, parents, and teachers through online learning. Visit FirstWorks Virtual Learning series for new content each week. Lessons include videos featuring world-class artists and assignments aligned to core curricula standards.

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