Music and Performance Arts
Workshop activities: 1. Craft – Guitars
2. Key Points – Music and Performing Arts
3. Collaborative – Musical Skits
4. Writing - Musical Scales
5. Math/Logic – Lego Rhythm
6. Character Connection - Phoenix
7. Big Activity – Performance Preparation
8. Movement – Hokey Pokey
Attend a musical performance.
Start working on a six-week project.
Play Carnegie Hall's play games: http://www.carnegiehall.org/article/explore_and_learn/art_online_resources_listening_adventures.html
Play some math games.
Learn a new dance.
Write the script for a skit.
Perform in a talent show or recital.
Learn a new instrument or improve on one you already know.
Choreograph your own dance.
Write a song.
What do you think Harry Potter's favorite songs might be? Make an album of “Harry Potter’s Top Hits.” Complete it with album cover art.
Make a claymation movie.
Have groups of students demonstrate the different acting styles.
Play some improvisation games with your family.
Make riddles about movies. Be prepared to share your movie riddles to the class. Who can guess which movies you're giving clues for?
Explore math from various movies: http://www.math.harvard.edu/~knill/mathmovies/
Create a budget for aspiring actors.
Explore other jobs in Hollywood: http://creativeskillset.org/creative_industries/film/job_roles
Explore characters of other inanimate objects. For example, how would a person talk and perform if they were sandpaper?
Get a stack of index cards. On each card, write the name of one of your favorite performers. Put the cards in thee different arrangements:
by last name
Sing a choir song.
Read or watch some Shakespeare.