Registration available for SPRING SESSION CLASSES:
Grades 5 – 8
This class will introduce middle school students to the exciting world of Physical Theatre, exploring highly physical approaches to emotion, character, and storytelling. Instructor Elizabeth Fagan, a former YAS student from many moons ago, trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and later at Ecole Jacques Lecoq, a physical theatre school in Paris.
Classes meet at Jesuit High School’s Alex L. Parks Performing Arts Center from 6:30-8:00 pm on March 28 – May 23 (no class May 9). There will be a final Demo performance on the last day of class (Monday, May 23). Tuition is $140.00. Register Online Now.
Save the Date!
You’re invited to an evening of eats and entertainment at The Project’s Annual Cabaret & Fundraiser. Join us as we celebrate our 25th year providing the young people of Portland with quality theatre and theatre education experiences.
Annual Cabaret & Fundraiser
May 9, 2016
At Curious Comedy
Event sponsorships opportunities are available!
Call 503-567-9482 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
WINTER SESSION CLASSES:
Registration is now available!
Classes meet Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm January 11 – March 14 (no class January 18 or February 15)
in the Alex L. Parks Performing Arts Center at Jesuit High School.
Grades 5 – 8
Join Paris-trained physical theatre actor Elizabeth Fagan to explore what is funny and why. We will develop our own individual clown characters, build ensemble scenes, and enthusiastically encourage a whole lot of clowning around. An informal demo will be presented for family and friends during the final class. All levels of experience are welcome. This class is open to students who will be in grades 5 through 8 during the 2015-2016 school year.
Classes meet at Jesuit High School’s Alex L. Parks Performing Arts Center from 6:30-8:00 pm on Mondays, January 11 – March 14 (no class January 18 or February 15). Tuition is $140.00. Register now online!
All classes meet Mondays 6:30 – 8 pm, Sept. 28 – Nov. 16 in the Alex L. Parks Performing Arts Center at Jesuit High School.
Grades 4 – 6
Monsters & Mysterious Creatures:
In this class, students will use their bodies, voices, and found objects to create another world full of fantastic beings that are wacky and spooky and everything in between. Instructor Elizabeth Fagan (a YPTP alum) is a graduate of École Jacques Lecoq in Paris where she studied ensemble physical theatre. Visit the Young Actors Studio page for registration and class information.
Grades 6 – 8
“Yes And” Improv:
This class will focus on many different techniques of Improv. Yes, there’s a formula to being spontaneous, and students will have the opportunity to learn from the best! Explore the exciting world of Improvisational Theatre with local theatre professional Courtney Freed. Visit the Young Actors Studio page for registration and class information.
Tickets for our Second Stage production of A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD are now on sale.
Performances in the Moyer Theatre at Jesuit High School, Saturday, August 15 at 2 & 7 pm. All seats are $7 for All Ages, General Admission.
Our Summer Second Stage production features a small group of middle school students, bringing colorful characters to life on stage.
Based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books and featuring a hummable score by Robert and Willie Reale, this whimsical show follows two great friends — the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad — through four, fun-filled seasons.
Dinner and a Show: Enter to win 2 tickets to the Broadway Tour of Wicked (premium center orchestra-level seats) and dinner for two at Bistro Marquee on August 18th.
Tickets: $10 each
Drawing will take place at intermission of Big Fish on Sunday, July 12.
Need not be present to win.
Hosted by the YPTP Board of Directors
Please join us for our annual ENCORE EVENING designed especially for our Performing Arts Camp Parents. All parents of students enrolled in our Children’s Chorus, Junior Ensemble, Senior Camp Ensemble, and Tech Program are invited and encouraged to attend. Click here to RSVP. We want to thank you for the important role you play in the success of our programs!
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Ernesto’s Italian Restaurant
8544 S.W. Apple Way
Portland, OR 97225
Join us for drinks, light refreshments and entertainment. This is a chance to meet other parents, learn more about the scope of The Project’s year-round programming and discover additional opportunities for involvement. This is a parent-only event.
This is not a fundraiser. There is no admission, and no one is going to ask you for any money (we have separate events for that at other times during the year!).
With your help, we raised over $12,000!
Miss the event? It’s not too late to contribute!
Second Stage is a special opportunity for students in grades 6-9 to create and star in their own musical production. This year’s show, Broadway’s A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD, follows the woodland adventures of two amphibious friends, a worrywart toad and a perky frog, with their assorted colorful hopping, crawling and flying companions, over the course of a year.
Summer Second Stage Dates: August 3-14, with performances on Saturday, August 15
Registration info coming soon!