Saturday drop-in “Play Me a Story” interactive theater workshops at Portland Stage.
Do your kids have a flair for the dramatic? Do they easily slip into characters and pretend play? Portland Stage has the perfect outlet for your kids on select Saturday mornings!
“Play Me a Story”, an interactive reader’s theater workshop series, invites children between the ages of 4-10 to enjoy a performance of 2 popular children’s books then explore these tales during an interactive workshop with our teaching artists!
In March, come check out readings of Newbery and Caldecott winning Last Stop on Market Street, some of our Play Me a Story favorites, and New York Times Bestselling books.
Workshops will engage and inspire through vocalization, games, improvisation and movement. Join our professional actors as we explore new and classic children’s stories while encouraging your child’s love of theater and literature.
March “Play Me a Story” Series:
- Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, & 25
- $15 each for one child with an adult / $8 per additional person OR $48 for one child with an adult, and save 25%, or pick individual dates that work for you.
Advance registration recommended, register by calling (207) 774-1043 x117 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Play Me a Story
25A Forest Avenue, Portland ME (207) 774-1043
About Theater for Kids:
Portland Stage’s Theater for Kids strives to give children in our community access to experiences that teach theater and literacy, encourage creativity and spontaneity, and engage in active participation and collaboration. Our Play Me a Story Program, Summer & Vacation Week Theater Camps and School Outreach inspire children to approach literature and theater from a new perspective through watching performances, investigating text, participating in workshops and learning new roles – all while having fun! Our staff at the theater works closely with literacy experts and children’s book professionals in developing our reading lists. All readings are done with the author’s and/or publisher’s permission. Theater for Kids instructors are all professional, equity actors with experience teaching acting and leading workshops with children.
About Portland Stage:
Portland Stage, Maine’s largest fully professional, non-profit theater, is committed to providing the finest productions, season after season, for audiences in a broad region of Northern New England. Among many programs, the Portland Stage offers classes and workshops to both adults and children of all ages. Throughout the year, the company offers Saturday morning programs, vacation and summer camps, and in-school workshops giving children in our community access to experiences that teach theater and literacy, encourage creativity and spontaneity, and engage in active participation and team building.
25A Forest Ave, Portland ME 207-774-0465