Classes

Hogwarts Summer School

Multi-Week Class, Full Day

Age 8-12

6/3/2019 - 6/7/2019
Weekdays

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location: Campus for Imagination and Wonder, 900 S. Mitchell Dr., Tempe 85281

Price: $225 (Early Bird $214 before March 1st)

This summer enroll in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Young wizards will attend classes in potions, transfiguration, defense against the dark arts, and care of magical creatures! Improve your budding wizardry skills in this adventure using the magic of drama and imagination!


These full-day theatre camps target interests of fourth to seventh-grade students and focus on specific topics that participants explore in depth. Lessons for this age group concentrate on acting and performance skills in addition to exploration of theme and story. The week culminates with an informal sharing of material developed and performed by the students. Classes accommodate a variety of skill levels, and students do not need previous drama experience to succeed in and enjoy this course.

 

Goodreads Link for the Harry Potter Series

 

What if my child hasn't read the book (or seen the tv show/film) which inspired the class? 
Theme classes pull inspiration from material popular with young people. However, detailed knowledge of the source material is not required. In theme classes, students do not reenact the story or perform a play. Instead, the book is a framework to launch new stories devised by the class. For example in Hogwarts Summer School, students develop original young wizard characters studying at the famous school and imagine what else may happen in this universe. Children who haven't read the books or seen the films can imagine the possible challenges facing a young person with magical abilities and contribute to the creation of the new material. Everyone enjoys participating, even if they are not a fan of the source material. In fact, sometimes they bring fresh eyes to the topic and infuse original ideas into the group work. 
Please note; spoilers are possible.  Although accessible to students with varying experience with the theme, young people who are fans of the topic will enjoy discussing it. We encourage students not to reveal spoilers, but a young person who's read the sixth "Dog Man" graphic novel may not be able to contain themselves! 

What if my child hasn't read the book (or seen the tv show/film) which inspired the class? 


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