Holiday Devising Workshop

Instructor: Abby Casino

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST, starting Tuesday, November 3 via Zoom.

Online Performance Date: Tuesday, December 22, 6:00 PM via Zoom

Description:  Abbey Casino will lead the students through the creation of their own play, designed to be delivered online. Students will have a voice in the final theme of the show, as well as a direct role in writing and performing it. This workshop will emphasize cooperation, character and plot development, performance and writing skills, and creativity in presenting a show online. The class will end with a free online performance for students’ families and invited guests.

Instructor bio: Abbey Casino has worked in children’s theatre for over 10 years, most recently at CLIMB Theatre in Minnesota. Before moving to the cold north, they worked with HYT as the coordinator for drama club, mentor and director for multiple shorts festivals, and director of the summer musical Once Upon a Mattress. Abbey’s ecstatic to be able to “return” home and work with Horizon once again!

Capacity: 12 students (if we get more than that number signed up, we will divide them into separate groups)

Age range: 18 and under

Fee: $40 per student (if multiple students are enrolled, $40 for the first child, $35 for each additional child)