This unique class offers tween girls the opportunity to explore significant social issues through the lens of theatre. Students will be guided by experienced educator and MAHC’s Children’s Theater director, Dawn Kolden, as they do a dramatic read-through of the play, Step Up to the Plate, written by Jaclyn Kalin and Dale Stein. This outstanding play empowers girls of all ages to pursue their dreams and see the obstacles in their way as challenges, not impossibilities. Through discussion, girls will connect, gain appreciation for the power of theater, and explore unique and common social stressors. Instructor Dawn Kolden holds a masters degree in teaching and is currently the librarian at Donnelly Elementary School. Dawn taught healthy boundaries and healthy relationships through the dramatic arts across southeast Alaska for ten years before moving to McCall.
For Girls Only, Ages 9 to 13