Explore Theater with Crane River Theater and Kearney Area Children’s Museum
Registration available beginning March 21st at the Kearney Area Children’s Museum, online at kearneychildrensmuseum.org or by calling 308.698.2228.
Theater is an opportunity to explore, create and have fun. Kids of all ages can relate to the universal appeal of theater. It is for this reason that we bring to you a series of classes that explore the art of music, theater, and performance. The intention is to have fun through imagination and play. All Classes are offered through Crane River Theater Company in association with the Kearney Area Children’s Museum.
SUPER MARIO FOR A DAY!
Follow Princess Peach, Bowser, and, of course, Mario, in traveling across the Mushroom Kingdom. Step inside the screen and create your own Mario Bros. character, race through Bowser’s Castle, and discover what it truly means to “power up” in this one-day class that is sure to amaze. Buckle up, it’s “Niiiiiintendo! Wahoo!” Special Goodie Bag included.
Ages 4, 5 and 6
July 10 | 10am-12pm
BLUEY FOR A DAY!
Head down under for a fantastic day in the life of Bluey! All your favorite characters will come to life, including Bluey, Bingo, Bandit, Chilli, and more! Kids will explore their imagination and create their own stories and games just like their favorite blue puppy. Whether they’re playing the magic xylophone or waving their asparagus wand, we know there is plenty of fun and creativity in store!
Ages 4, 5 and 6
July 11 | 10am-12pm
PIRATE FOR A DAY!
“Yo-Ho-Ho a Pirate’s Life for Me!” Take to the seas with a roving band of pirates as kids walk the plank, swab the decks, and search for hidden treasure in this interactive workshop filled with theater games and songs for boys and girls. Treasure Chest Treat Box filled with goodies included.
Ages 4, 5 and 6
July 12 | 10am-12pm
PRINCESS FOR A DAY!
Spend the day with your favorite princesses and learn what it takes to be royalty. How does a princess walk and talk? By the end of the day, you will be able to rule your own kingdom alongside Snow White, Cinderella, Anna and Elsa, and our other favorite princesses. Magical Princess Goodie Bag included.
Ages 4, 5 and 6
July 13 | 10am-12pm
Explore Theater with Crane River Theater and Kearney Park and Recreation
Registration available this spring at the Kearney Park and Recreation office, online at www.kprreg.org, or by calling 308.237.4644.
The arts are an opportunity to explore, create and have fun. Kids of all ages can relate to the universal appeal of music, theater, and dance. It is for this reason that we bring to you a series of classes that challenge kids to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. The intention is to have fun through imagination and play. All Classes are offered through Crane River Theater. The final day of classes will include a performance for families and friends. All classes are generously supported by the Nebraska Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Kids can take the stage with Crane River Theater this summer! Learn what it takes to be a part of a show, including the auditions, casting, rehearsal process, and finally, putting on the show for friends and family at the Harmon Park Sonotorium. Kids will create characters, stage scenes, and learn choreography, all while focusing on creativity, collaboration, and communication.
This summer’s show will be Disney’s Descendants! Based on the hit Disney Channel original movie, this show is packed with comedy, adventure, and the songs you know and love! Join us for this awesome performance opportunity!
5th Grade – 8th Grade
Three Weeks – July 17 – August 4
IMAGINATION AT PLAY
Let the imagination run wild in one of our most popular classes! Kids will use a variety of methods to create their own version of a well-known story through songs, dance and imagination. It’s a great chance for kids to get moving, stretch their creative muscles, and work together to create an unforgettable story!
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
July 25 – July 28
Dive under the sea on an underwater adventure! Explore the world of Finding Nemo, The Little Mermaid, SpongeBob SquarePants, and more! Students will create their own characters and bring their own story to life through songs and scenes. Take a dive into your imagination and join us!
3rd Grade – 5th Grade
August 1 – August 4
*A $10 supply fee will be due on the first day of class. Please make checks payable to “Crane River Theater.”
**All participants will receive a Crane River Theater T-Shirt.
Performing Arts Academy: Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Junior!
Registration available beginning March 23rd online at https://www.unk.edu/loperlaunch/ or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Active participation in the arts has direct positive effects on educational success. Theatre provides an opportunity to explore, create, learn, and have fun. It is for this reason that we, in collaboration with PAWS University, bring to you a unique opportunity to explore many aspects of music, theater, and dance. This class is offered through Crane River Theater Company in collaboration with PAWS University.
Performing Arts Academy: Madagascar: A Musical Adventure!
Through this four-week class on the UNK campus, you will learn about the art of performance from university professors and other experts working in the field of theater and dance. We will learn what it takes to be a part of a show, including the auditions, casting, and rehearsal process. Kids will learn choreography, make our own props, memorize dialogue, practice good singing techniques, and learn how to work as a team! Students will showcase everything they’ve learned by taking on their own role in a production of “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr.!”
4th – 6th Grade
June 5 – June 30
9am – 12pm (Monday-Friday)
$280 per student for all four weeks (Reduced price if qualified for free/reduced lunch)
Performance of Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Junior!
UNK Miriam Drake Theatre
Friday, June 30th