Musical Theater Dance + Anything But A Brush

9:30 AM-3:30 PM
Ages 6 – 11
Gage Capitol Hill
Amelia Bolyard has been performing in Seattle for over 20 years, and teaching for 13 years. She provides instruction and creates performance pieces in all genres, for all levels. She designed her own curriculum, focusing on the artist’s free expression, organic movement and community creations.
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.
Drawing inspiration from current and past Broadway hits, we will dance, sing and choreograph our own musical theater piece to be performed for parents and guardians on the final day.

Taking a cue from the famous action painters and abstract expressionists, we will explore mark making, the drama of color, the playground of texture, and what it means to create a picture