Classes and Activities

CMA Live: Beginning Broadway (Ages 9+)

At CMA Live

July 2-30, 2020
4 PM to 4:45 PM

Ages 9+

$10 per class

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Each week, students will learn a portion of a song and dance, as well as learn about a Broadway musical and the heroes of each story. Musical theater is a space where we can have unlikely heroes — how do these underdogs make their worlds better? This class is led by Mackie Saylor, CMA School and Community Programs Manager and Teaching Artist.

“Just look around at the world we’re inheriting, and think of the one we’ll create…”
— “Watch What Happens” from Newsies

This class takes place on Thursdays through July 30. Class times are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Participants should wear comfortable clothes to move in and have access to a small space to move around.

Weekly Themes

July 2: Honor Our Past
Celebrate and pay homage to the heroes who paved the way. How can these heroes live on in us?

July 9: Seize the Day
Harness our collective power and stand up for others. What can you do today to make a difference?

July 16: Little And Loud
Children’s voices have value. As Shakespeare said, “Though she be but little, she is fierce!’

July 23: Celebrate Your Story
Our identities are powerful. Living proudly as ourselves is heroic!

July 30: Fight for the Future
Looking ahead and believing a better world is possible

This class will be recorded for educational and promotional purposes. If you do not wish to have your image or name on screen, please join with audio only and rename yourself using the Zoom rename options.

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