Seed History Seekers

In partnership with Garner Area Homeschoolers

 This 4-part class that explores NC History through writing, acting, character and production techniques. As members of the Tarheel Junior Historian Society, this year’s focus will be on NC Playwrights  and each class will be centered around a “History in Action”, wrtiting, and design projects that will be submitted for the  annual TJHS convention at the NC Museum of History Museum.  4th -12th grade students participating in any of the four classes are eligible for participation.  *Registration is currently open for winter/spring classes. ($115/class/semester) Monday Seed History Seekers classes include:

  • PLAYWRITING (Aug.13-Dec.10, 10-11 am) After exploring the topics and techniques of some of our exceptional NC playwrights, students will write their own scenes and monologues based on local biographies and events.
  • CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT (Aug. 13-Dec.10,  11:15-12:15) Focusing on research, imagery, vocal and physical techniques this class will prepare young actors to create believable and truthful characters.
  • SCENE STUDY (Jan. 8-Apr.29, 10-11 am) Acting students will rehearse and perform the scenes and monologues written by the PLAYWRITING class based on NC biographies and events in an immersive theatre style production.
  • THE WORLD OF THE PLAY (Jan. 8-Apr.29, 11:15-12:15) This new technical theatre project class invites students to research the culture, items, fashion, and design of different historical periods. Using our research, students will design and build the props and costume pieces for the Seed History Seekers SCENE STUDY class production.

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Seed History Seekers is taught through the Garner Area Homeschoolers.  All classes meet at First Baptist Church in Garner.  601 St. Mary's St. Garner, NC