The Leeds Arts Council is proud to announce that Disney’s Moana JR. is the show chosen for the Summer Student Theater Workshop for students in grades 2-12. The workshop will be held June 1-14 at the Leeds Theater and Arts Center, in downtown Leeds. The workshop is a two-week workshop, with students attending 8 am to 12 noon, Monday through Friday. There will be four performances: Friday June 12 at 7 pm, Saturday June 13 at 2 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday June 14 at 2 pm. The director is Michael Bridges, award-winning drama director at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic School.
Based on the 2016 movie, an adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity.
The cost of the workshop is $225 per child. If more than one child from a family attends, the cost of any additional child will be $200. Each child who attends the workshop will have a part in the play and will appear on stage. Tickets to all four performances will be open to family and friends of students for $5 each.
Registration must be received in person or by mail by 12 noon on Friday May 22. Checks are to be made out to Leeds Arts Council and returned with the registration. The maximum number of participants will be 35; if this number of registrations is reached before May 22, registration will be cut off at that point. Please complete the registration form and return it as soon as possible. We are looking forward to a great workshop!
For more information, contact Debbie Landry or the Leeds Arts Council office.