Youth Eco Theater

This program empowers kids ages 8 - 18 to create their own stories & characters exploring pressing issues of environmental stewardship & sustainability.

Register Now for Summer 2022

Youth Eco-Activism Theater!

Sundays 12:30 - 4:30 pm

June 5 - July 24

10% of All Revenue is Donated to

Sanku - Project Healthy Children

Join us in creating a complete production start to finish! Participants will explore script & character development, costume & set design, make-up, acting, song & dance!

Tuition & Scholarships
Every Full Tuition Student Supports our Scholarship Fund!
Early Bird
[until 6/1/22]: $320 / student ($40 / class)
*Price Discounts for Registering Multiple Students*
After 6/1/22: $360 / student ($45 / class)
Drop-Ins
 Welcome up through Week 4: $45 per class

Payment Plans may be taken advantage of by anyone, regardless of financial need. This option is available to families who prefer to split their balance into two or three installments; full payment must be made before final performance. To arrange a payment plan, simply email us at allaboardearth@gmail.com

Scholarships will be granted on a case by case basis to those families who demonstrate a strong financial need, and who would be otherwise unable to participate in our classes. All families, with exceptions granted only in the most extreme cases, will be required to pay a minimum of 30% of tuition costs. Because of budget limitations, we are generally only able to cover one student in each eligible family. If you would like to apply for a scholarship award, simply email us at allaboardearth@gmail.com

Location
BODY: 333 W. Cordova Rd., Santa Fe, NM

Attendance / Cancellation Policy
If you have to drop out of the program, you may substitute another person in your place. Refunds will also be dispersed on a case by case basis as needed.

Program Timeline

Yellow Marionette

Week 1

June 5: Class Culture &

Chemistry, Investigation of Ecological Concerns, Story Development

(Creation by Consensus,

Communication through

Compromise)

Childrens Show

Week 4 & 5

June 26 & July 3: Character & Script Work, Gathering

Inspiration for Costumes, Sets,

Props, Music & Dance

Choreography

Tango Dancers

Week 2

June 12: Character Dev. &

Embodiment, Embellishing

Symbolism, Fielding

Inspiration for Props, Sets,

Music & Dance

Fantasy Cake

Week 6 & 7

July 10 & 17: Rehearsals, Costume,

Prop & Set Creation, Music Production

Pencils

Week 3

June 19: Script & Dialogue

Development, Improvisation

as a Tool for Story Elaboration

Puppets with Strings

Week 8

July 24: Final Performance!

Location: TBD

Our Team
Professional producers, film-makers, educators, therapists, actors, artists & dancers. We have AHA First Aid Certified staff on premises during program.
 

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Program Director: Michael Meade

Michael earned his Bachelor's Degree in Sustainability in 2010 & since then  has worked in the fields of environmental education with youth of all ages, directing school garden programs, farm camps, permaculture workshops & stewardship campaigns. With All Aboard Earth, Michael has directed several educational film productions. He has taught in public & private schools as well as InterAct Theater School in Santa Barbara.

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Emotional Intelligence & Expression: Carolina Grace

Carolina recently relocated from the Bay Area, loves Santa Fe & New Mexico and is grateful and honored to be working with All Aboard Earth as a Therapeutically Inspired Teacher for the youth. She is passionate about empowering children through emotional expression, communication, embodiment, presence, building empathy, self-love and positive psychology to empower the voice and the soul-full artist within each child. She is excited to remind each child of the power they uniquely have by simply being themselves, celebrating and championing differences and working together to build a better world, which they are an empowered to be a part of creating. Her work is inspired by & in devotion to the vision of conscious stewardship of our Mother Earth.

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Music & Song Development: Jillian Grace

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Prop, Set Make-Up & Costume Design: Jonathan Meade

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Stage Presence & Rhythm Master: Jordan Ramos

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Make-Up & Costume Design: Dani Chacon

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Performance Coach & Costume Design: Chance Kaleolani

Props, Sets, Costume Design & Administration: Kyla Hoffbauer

Kyla brings 15+ years of experience with events logistics & international non-profit administration and operations to the table. She develops efficient and effective systems of organization that align with her values of sustainability and education. She also offers her highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, deep empathic listening, and the ability to accomplish goals by turning ideas into reality with artistry and exquisite execution. She is delighted to work with All Aboard Earth.