Social Skills Theater

social skills theater
Grades K-6 and 7-12

Description:  This Theater class will focus on using Theater games, activities, improv, and role playing to teach and help develop social skills.  We will focus on skills such as finding and choosing good friends, how to have good conversations, dealing with conflict, and building self confidence and good communication skills.  We will also take a look at what the Bible says about communication and how to deal with others in a Godly way. Class runs only 6 weeks.

Prerequisite: None

 

Dates

Session 1 (Grades 7-12):  September 12-October 24, (No class on October 10th)

Session 2 (Grades K-6):  October 31- December 12 (No class on November 21)

Time
9:30-10:30

Location
South Suburban Evangelical Free Church

Cost
$72

 

Nelson200Julie Nelson has always had a love for the arts. She has spent many years acting, dancing, and singing, and majored in Theater at Mankato State University. She is currently teaching Theater at South Heights Christian Classes (since 2011), In the Company of Kids Performing Arts Center (since 2010), and in 2013 started her own Homeschool Theater Company, “Acting With Character” which now offers classes and performance opportunities at TCHA and South Heights. Julie also teaches  classes for children and adults with special needs, along with private acting classes, and has developed and taught an intergenerational Theater program for the elders and preschoolers at Ebenezer Care Center. Julie has acted, written, and directed many dramas and plays for various churches, Sunday School and homeschool co-ops. She is enthusiastic about sharing her love for theater with all her students and helping them explore their creativity and develop their unique talents. She is married and has four boys whom she homeschooled for eleven years.