FRIEND LIKE ME SUMMER WORKSHOP
WITH SPRINGFIELD LITTLE THEATRE AND CAMP BARNABAS
Springfield Little Theatre, with the support of Camp Barnabas, is excited to premiere a brand new summer theatre offering: Friend Like Me, a four day musical theatre workshop created to provide access for children, youth, and young adults with special needs to a quality theatre education experience. Wilder Elementary will be the host site for the inaugural program.
Participating young artists with special needs will be joined in class and in a final performance for parents and friends by their new Springfield Little Theatre “buddies,” teenagers and young adults who have applied to work with them side-by-side and guide them through each activity, including theatre games, music exploration, creative movement, poetry, art, and musical theatre performance.
Enrollment is limited to 32 participants who will be divided into groupings of 8 during specialized periods of instruction.
Diagnoses Served: Intellectual/Developmental disabilities, Autism, Physical disabilities, Blindness, and Deaf/Hearing-Impaired
TUESDAY – FRIDAY, MAY 20 – JUNE 1, 8:30 – 11:30AM
Interested in being a participants “buddy” during the Friend Like Me Summer Workshop?
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Any Given Child is a nation-wide initiative of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, designed to ensure all children have both equity and access to quality arts education. The Friend Like Me Summer Workshop is one of the services provided by Springfield Little Theatre as part of the Theatre’s partnership with the Springfield Any Given Child Program.