Instructor: Charles Fraser
Participants will learn the basics of creative dramatics through movement, voice, and their active imaginations. Using the familiar fairy tales of Mother Goose as source material, young actors will create their own unique story based on these adventures. The final class will include a presentation of skills learned for family and friends.
Instructor Charles Fraser has taught creative dramatics and summer camps at The Phipps since 2010, including Beauty and the Beast last summer. He has taught a broad range of theater disciplines in elementary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities across the United States for the Guthrie Theater. Additionally, he is a teaching artist with Upstream Arts, Hennepin Theatre Trust, Avalon Charter School, Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, Saint Louis Park High School, and he is an adjunct professor of theater at Concordia University. As an actor, he has worked for the Guthrie, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, History Theatre, Park Square Theatre, Minnesota Shakespeare Project, Playwrights’ Center, Brave New Workshop, Illusion Theater, and Disney Cruise Line.