Bring Theatricum to your School
Designed to augment and strengthen your school’s curriculum in Literature, Social Science and Performing Arts.
All programs can be modified for PK-12th Grades.
Schedule and # of sessions tailor-made to your needs.
Students Act the Classics – Residency
We direct your students in a performance using our edited scripts adjusted for your class size.
Available Titles include: Any of Shakespeare’s plays, Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mythology, and Tales of Chivalry.
Americana off the Page – Residency
Students see a performance of our Americana Series Assembly and then create their own performance, bringing to life that period in American History.
Playwriting/Performing – Residency
Students work together to write their own one-act play. The play is staged, rehearsed and performed. Perfect for after school.
Classics Off The Page – Workshop
Special performances and activities to illuminate a chosen text.
Available Texts include: Any of Shakespeare’s Plays. We can create a presentation for the text of your choice.
|Improvisation||Students learn to think quickly & creatively.|
|Ensemble||Theatre games inspire teamwork & cooperation.|
|Fencing||Students learn the basics of this ancient art form (stances, parries, footwork).|
|Stage Combat||This no-contact class introduces the basic moves of on-stage fight illusion (falls, hits, nose tweaks).|
|Elizabethan Music||Part music appreciation part performance, students learn excerpts from music of the era.|
|Elizabethan Movement||Students learn basic movement (bows, curtseys) & a choreographed court dance of the period.|
|Elizabethan Life||Students learn about the details of this exciting period of English history.|
|Scansion/Rhetoric||Students are exposed to the basics of iambic pentameter, simile, metaphor and more.|
|Commedia Dell’Arte||Students learn stock characters and ways to portray characteristics on stage.|
|Shakespeare’s Plants||Experience Elizabethan plants, herbs, and flowers through Shakespeare’s greatest characters.|
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum Classroom Enrichment Programs offer a diverse menu of high-quality arts education programs that travel to schools. These programs have been serving the greater Los Angeles area for over 25 years and include assemblies, workshops and residencies that support common core curriculum and are aligned with VAPA standards. Theatricum teaching artists are experts in their field and trained to employ multi-modal teaching techniques that engage all types of learners. Each classroom enrichment experience can be tailor-made to serve your budget, schedule and curricular needs. We look forward to partnering with you as we do with more than 100 schools each year!
To create your program contact Elizabeth Tobias
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Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicums School Programs are supported by grants from the following
Los Angeles County Arts Commission; City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs; LAUSD Arts Branch; The Green Foundation; The Rose Hills Foundation; The Sidney Stern Memorial Trust; The Community Giving Fund; The Breihan Family Foundation; The National Endowment for the Arts; The S. Mark Taper Foundation;
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Third District; Dramatist Guild Foundation; Actors’ Equity Association; The Ahmanson Foundation; Metabolic Studio, a direct charitable activity of the Annenberg Foundation; and the generosity of numerous individual donors.