Classes Have Begun!

Well, our Drama Dragons, Stage Centaurs, and Stage Gryffins classes have officially started as of last week.  We had a great time getting to know new faces and mourning the loss of old ones.

If you are still interested in checking us out, please drop by on either a Thursday (for Centaurs) or a Friday (for Gryffins and Dragons) to get more information about the classes and see how we do things.  It is open enrollment until mid-October, and if you’re just a visitor, your first class is free.

As a note, the younger group, Performing Pixies, have been changed to the elementary-age Stage Gryffins, depending on who shows up to the next few classes.  This will mean an alteration in lessons and subject matter, gearing them toward a slightly older age group with performances in the Spring.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at:  253-279-8268  or  thedramadragons@gmail.com

Hally Phillips

September Info

Hello again, my families!

This is just a reminder for our up and coming classes (so you don’t forget):

Drama Dragons classes start on Friday, September 8th from 1:00pm – 3:00pm at Faith Presbyterian Church, 620 South Shirley Street, Tacoma, WA 98465. Tuition is $55 monthly, plus a one-time supply fee.

Stage Centaurs begins on Thursday, September 7th from 1:30pm – 3:30pm at the Bonds’ farm, 12305 Olalla Valley Road, Olalla, WA 98359. Tuition is $45 monthly, plus a one-time supply fee.

Performing Pixies will start on Friday, September 8th from 11:00am – 12:30pm at Faith Presbyterian Church, 620 South Shirley Street, Tacoma, WA 98465. Tuition is $45 monthly, plus a one-time supply fee.

For any more information, please feel free to contact me in any way that works for you or on the first day of class.

Thank you,
Hally Phillips

 
 

Fall Is Coming!

Hello, my Drama Dragons, Pixies, and Centaurs families! 
 
If you are not a member of this awesome group, please consider this your personal invitation to come check us out!  September is almost here!  With our first classes just around the corner, I’ve been busy preparing lessons, looking for new students and looking for new scripts.  Since we have three classes, I’ll give this to you in three pieces. Here we go:
 
Drama Dragons Parents… Hey Oh!  Our first class will be held on September 8th at 1:00pm – 3:00pm at Faith Presbyterian Church (for the exact address, see our website). This class is every Friday afternoon from September to late spring with holiday breaks. Parents of new recruits (or hatchlings) are encouraged to attend this class ,there will be given an orientation into what we do as Dragons.  Unfortunately, I have to raise tuition to $55 a month, due to cost circumstances.  There will also be a one-time supply fee, this continues to grant us quality printing, supplies, costumes and props for our productions.
 
Stage Centaurs
Stage Centaurs Parents… Hearken!  On Thursday, September 7th, we will be having our first class, which will also include a parent meeting to discuss this session needs, from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at the Bonds’ farm (see the address on our website). This class is every Thursday afternoon from September to late spring with holiday breaks. On this first class we will  discuss an overall view of what this session would like to accomplish.  As with all my classes, I have changed to a monthly tuition with a small be increased, it’s now $45 monthly. There will also be a one-time supply fee to ensure we have what is needed to have a successful class. 
 
Performing Pixies Parents… Howdy!  We will be having our first class/parent meeting on September 8th at Faith Presbyterian Church (see our website for the address) from 11:00am – 12:30pm.  We will continue to follow the format of stories, games and crafts, I am open to change the age range, if you have been with me before your student’s place is assured; no one over the age of 10 will be able to attend this class. Unfortunately, I need to raised tuition to $45 a month, along with the one time supply fee for the session.
 
Please know that scholarships and multi-sibling discounts are still available.
 
If you have any questions, please let me know as soon as possible so I may provide you with answers!  See you all in a month!
 
Hally
Queen Dragon
 
P.S.  Here’s a picture of our fliers for y’all to print and hand out:
 

Out in the Woods

Summer Dragons 2017 was great!  Since all of the actors had been to camp before, we burned through the script surprisingly quickly.  We finished 10 scenes of blocking on the first day, and by day three, we had fully blocked the entire show! The actors worked their tails off and still had time for fun and games, including dodgeball, swimming, and card games at camp.  Check out the recording of the play under the Performance Videos tab, and here’s one of our cast pictures:

See you all in September!

 – Hally Phillips

Summer Dragons!

Summer Dragons is approaching once again!  This year, we will be performing an original parody called Out in the Woods.

For those of you who don’t know, Summer Dragons is where a group of students (and myself) come together for a week to cast, block, memorize lines, and perform a play.  That may seem like a lot of work, but it’s so much fun!  If you know anyone who is interested in Summer Dragons 2017, get them in touch with me!  The dates are July 9 – 16, with shows on the 14th and 15th at 7:00pm.  The age limit is 13+ (though I have been known to make exceptions).  We have a meeting on June 29 at 7020 35th St W, University Place at 1:00pm.

Hope to see you there!

 – Hally Phillips

The Performances Are Over!

After two strenuous tech days and a long pick-up rehearsal on Friday, Cinderella (Stage Centaurs) and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Drama Dragons) were stunning!  Despite a few mistakes that couldn’t be helped, both shows ran fairly smoothly.

The Stage Centaurs

 

The Drama Dragons

 

Up next on our agenda is camp!  We’re really excited to perform an original script called Out in the Woods at Thousand Trails Campground in Chehalis.  For those of you who don’t know, Summer Dragons is where we take a script, cast, block, and memorize our lines in a week, performing two shows at the end.  This year, our shows are July 14 & 15 at 7:30pm.  Participation is age 13+, invitation only.  However, if you know anyone who is interested in this camp get them in touch with Hally Phillips.  She’ll make it work.

Push for the Play!

Advertise, advertise, advertise!  That’s what we need to do right now!  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Cinderella are coming up soon.  We need to sell those tickets and get an audience!  Here’s a picture of the flier, with all the information:

Also, here are some pictures of what we’ve been doing in the Drama Dragons for the past few weeks:

Costuming

 

Blocking

 

 

Slapping Practice

 

Hope to see you at the show!

 – Hally Phillips

Performing Pixies Needs More Little Ones!

We’re having a lot of fun at Performing Pixies, but we only have two students!  If you have kids from the ages of 5-10 that enjoy having fun exploring theatre, art, and more, please come and try us out!  In addition, if you can’t make it to all the classes in a month, don’t worry about having to pay the full monthly tuition.  For single classes, it’s only $15!

So come and join us from 11:00am – 12:30pm at Faith Presbyterian Church, 620 South Shirley Street, Tacoma, WA 98465, to experience a drama class you’ll never forget!

For more information, contact me at:

Email:  thedramadragons@gmail.com

Cellphone:  253-279-8268

 – Hally Phillips