Create a Performance + Nature Drawing Studio

9:30 AM-3:30 PM
Ages 6 – 11
Gage Capitol Hill
Juliet Waller Pruzan is a playwright, choreographer, and teaching artist. She was a dancer for many years, performing across the Pacific Northwest and in Tennessee, Amsterdam, Dresden, Jakarta, and Ecuador. As a playwright, her plays have been produced in various small theaters around Seattle. She has been a teaching artist for over 20 years, the last several years include teaching for ACT Theater’s Young Playwright’s Program (YPP), Macha Theater Works, and Gage Summer Camp.
Benjamin Wills is an artist and educator who earned his Bachelors of Fine Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and recently returned from a residency at the Arteles Creative center in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. He works to cultivate benevolent creative spaces and believes that creative problem solving and critical discussion are key to better understanding our shared human experience, that learning how to actively see the world is akin to actively listening.
Create and perform an original short performance! Using theater and movement games, brainstorming and collaboration, we will work on acting, ensemble building, and imaginative storytelling to create a short play.

Create a still life on paper from natural objects. Learn how to render light and form from life. Graphite, charcoal, and chalk pastels will be used to create beautiful compositions.