Milwaukee Youth Theatre
Milwaukee Youth Theatre
Classes




CHRISTMAS CRAFTS
(Youth 9-14 yrs.)
November 15 & 22, December 6 & 13
Saturdays, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Facilitator: Harmonie Baker
                 Milwaukee Youth Theatre
                 Costume Designer
Cost: $24
Registration Deadline: November 7

Students will learn basic hand sewing
techniques to create 4 small Christmas gifts
for their families and friends.  Projects will
include felt flower hair clips, a small purse,
felt ornaments, and a stuffed owl.


AUDITIONING WITH SHAKESPEARE
(Youth 12-18 yrs.)
November 15, 22, December 6
Saturdays, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Facilitator: Brittany Curran
                Community Outreach Coordinator
                Milwaukee Youth Theatre
Cost: $32.00
Registration Deadline: November 8

This workshop is intended to be an
introductory course to Shakespearean text as
well as a prep course for MYT’s
A Midsummer
Night’s Dream
auditions.  Emphasis will be
placed on proper audition procedure and
etiquette, as well as character work and
vocal power.  Students will learn how to read
Shakespearean texts as though they are
musical compositions by deciphering in-text
clues and codes. Students should bring the
Shakespearean monologue they plan to
audition with.


HOLIDAY DRAMA W/ LLAMA, LLAMA
(NO MPS TODAY!!!)
(Children 4 – 5 yrs.)
December 8
Monday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Facilitator: Samantha Martinson
                Milwaukee Youth Theatre
Cost: $10.00
Registration Deadline: December 1

Enjoy the holiday season by exploring the
traditions of different cultures.  Students
will bring their own traditions to life through
reading the story
Llama, Llama, Holiday
Drama
, creating traditional holiday crafts,
and learning the importance of sharing those
gifts with the ones they love. Using theatre
as a means to explore their own traditions
and experiences, students will retell holiday
stories through simple dialogue, costumes,
and music.


MACHINE SEWING 101
(Youth 12-18 yrs.)
January 6 - February 3
Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30 pm
Facilitator: Harmonie Baker
                Milwaukee Youth Theatre
                Costume Designer
Cost: $32.00
Registration Deadline: December 30

Students will learn to use a basic Singer
sewing machine.  Topics will include how to
wind a bobbin, thread a machine, sew a
straight stitch, and trouble shoot problems.  
Students will go from practice sewing on
paper to sewing a simple lined tote bag to
take home. All supplies provided.


THE FAIRY WORLD OF MIDSUMMER
(NO MPS TODAY!!!)
(Youth 6 – 7 yrs.)
February 2
Monday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Facilitator: Samantha Martinson
                Milwaukee Youth Theatre
Cost: $10.00
Registration Deadline: January 26

Discover the magical world behind
Shakespeare!  Students will explore the fairy
world found in Shakespeare's
A Midsummer
Night's Dream
, create basic musical
instruments, and discover a world of their
own.  Students will explore the different
characters that live in the fairy world and
their relationships to one another.  Each
student will be presented with a certificate
at the end of class to attend MYT’s
production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
for free.


MAKE A SILLY CREATURE
(Youth 10-14 yrs.)
February 7 - 28   
Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Facilitator: Harmonie Baker
                Milwaukee Youth Theatre
                Costume Designer
Cost: $24.00
Registration Deadline: January 30

Students will use colored pencils to create a
silly creature from their own imaginations.  
Then, using fabric and thread, they will bring
their drawing to life as a 3 dimensional
stuffed toy.  All supplies provided.


DIY THEATRE
(Youth 12-18 yrs.)
February 17 – March 10
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Facilitator: Brittany Curran
                 Community Outreach Coordinator
                 Milwaukee Youth Theatre
Cost: $25.00
Registration Deadline: February 10

Students will learn about character
development and create their own unique
characters, as well as learn the basics of
storytelling.  As a group, the students will
develop their own short play to be performed
on the last day of class for family and friends.


EMBROIDERY 101
(Youth 12-18 yrs.)
March 17 – April 7
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Facilitator: Harmonie Baker
                 Costume Designer
                Milwaukee Youth Theatre    
Cost: $24.00
Registration Deadline: March 10

Students will learn the art of painting with
thread. They will begin by embroidering a
commercial pattern, but will quickly move
on to creating and embroidering their own
images. All supplies provided.


All classes will take place at
Bay View Community Center
1320 East Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee WI 53207

For more information and to register contact
Bay View Community Center at
www.bayviewcenter.org
or call
414-482-1000