DCP Foundations After School
2021-2022 School Year
Secure Online Registration
COVID Protocols: We will follow all necessary precautions set forth by the CDC to ensure the safety of our children and their families during COVID-19. Masks will be required to be worn by both children and staff while indoors. Our staff is fully vaccinated.
At DCP, your kids will have loads of fun in a safe environment while learning life skills through theatre: Teamwork, Problem Solving, Communication, Focus, Empathy, Respect, Cultural Awareness, Self-Confidence, and Creative Thinking.
Foundations After School offers structured theatre-based activities combined with creative free play, both indoors and at our outdoor stage, as well as snack time and water breaks. Each day of the week, we focus on a different aspect of theatre, from behind the scenes to on the stage, and everything in between! Your children can explore story-telling and acting, through movement, music and the art of vocal expression; or can create the scene with set building and costume design; or perform musical theatre.
Class size limited to 20 students per day, grades K-5.
WHEN: Monday-Friday from 3:00pm - 6:00pm . Your child may join us for any number of days per week beginning with the first day of school August 3, 2021. DCP follows the CSD school calendar and will be closed on school Holidays. Rolling Registration, open through March 15.
WHERE: All classes are held at DCP, 141-B Sams Street, Decatur, GA 30030.
TRANSPORTATION: DCP will provide walking transportation to DCP from Talley Elementary. For students attending other schools, parents/guardians will be responsible for transportation to DCP.
WHAT TO BRING: Students should bring a water bottle, light snack and their own cloth or disposable mask.
TUITION for DCP Foundations after school is:5 days/week = $399 monthly4 days/week = $365 monthy3 days/week = $285 monthly2 days/week = $205 monthly1 day/week = $130 monthly
For your convenience, we accept VISA®,MasterCard®, American Express®, Discover®, and debit cards.
CANCELLATION and CHANGES: At any time, you may cancel/withdraw from Foundations or request changes to your child's weekly schedule, subject to availability. No refunds will be given for any days of the current month if you withdraw mid-month. For cancellations and change requests, you must notify us in writing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mondays - Story Telling [5 remaining]
Create YOUR story and learn how to tell it. Working in small groups and adding videos to the process. Arts and crafts, writing, self-reflection, stop motion video are just a few of the skills developed in this class.
Tuesdays - Acting and Improv [1 remaining]
Acting techniques, memorization, stage directions, improv and more! Improv is theatre without a script and is a great way for kids to learn about acting and self expression! Students learn about creating characters and dialogue on the spot primarily through fun improv exercises and games that emphasize team work and build confidence.
Wednesdays - Props, Sets and Costumes [2 remaining]
Create sets, props and costumes for current shows and learn how to make the items from everyday objects. We'll start small scale to create the design then work with new and recycled materials to make a life-sized creations. Glue guns, hammers, screwdrivers; fabric, cardboard, found objects and creative minds!
Thursdays - Improv and Sketch Comedy On Stage [3 remaining]
Improv is made up on the spot. Sketch comedy is pre-written. We will be working on both. The classes emphasize team work and thinking on the spot, as we play improv games and create sketch comedy skits through an improv process.
Fridays - Showcase [Sold Out]
Showcase Friday is a one day one time show. We will take the work of the week and put a “Broadway bump“ for the week! Put up your jazz hands and let your sparkle fingers twinkle as we work together on different songs each week. Part of building theatre skills is comfort with a stage.In Fall, each Friday students will learn a song with choreography and costumes, which we video record and send a link to families to view together.In Spring, on Fridays we will be working on the musical Annie, Kids, with a performance at the end of semester.
We will put your child on the Talley pick up list and email the details to you.
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