Laura Lorusso is an award-winning local playwright who will be teaching Elements of Playwriting beginning June 19th. This 8 week course will touch on the basics of play writing with a strong emphasis on how to create a dynamic story. Explore the writers toolbox - character development, building arcs, dialogue, and plot. This course is great for the beginner as well as the experienced playwright.
Want to be more effective when speaking to the county commission, the school board, your colleagues or any other group of people? Ever wondered how to make an audience more receptive to your message? How to relax and present your point in a convincing manner?
The class will consist of six sessions beginning on Wednesday, June 26 and ending on Wednesday, August 14. (No class on July 3 or August 7) from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM.
Instructor Randall Kenneth Jones will provide hands-on public speaking guidance for business professionals, government employees, members of the news media, civic activists and others in a fun, upbeat environment. The class is ideal for teachers, reporters, performers, government spokespersons, would-be elected officials, non-profit representatives, community outreach personnel, business and real estate professionals.
Jones, a familiar face to SW Florida audiences, is a respected actor, author, podcaster, marketing/PR consultant and motivational speaker.
Class Fee = $200.
Students required to purchase “Knockout Presentations, Third Edition” by Diane DiResta.
The Laboratory Theater of Florida’s award-winning education department will be holding a Summer Camp from June 24th - July 12th for students aged 7 - 17.
Separated into two groups, the Teen Campers will create and product one of the hottest shows in the country today “The Wolves” by Sarah DeLappe, offering 5 performances July 11th - 14th. The Pre-Teen Campers will follow a parallel course with a showcase at 3pm on July 12th for family and friends.
Summer Theater Camp provides the opportunity to sharpen the budding actor’s theatrical skill sets. Our educators are all teaching and/or theater professionals. Students will be able to learn about and participate in all aspects of creating a theatrical performance. Whether it is on acting on stage, working behind the scenes, creating sets (supervised), or helping with tech, Summer Theater Camp covers it all.
Each day will offer a different intensive lesson. This is a hands-on, interactive camp with theater professionals; a completely immersive experience that has proven to be both successful and enjoyable by previous campers. Summer Camp runs from 9 am - 4 pm each day and is $150 per week for the entire theatrical experience. Scholarships and sibling discounts are available.
Registration is required. For registration forms please call The Laboratory Theater of Florida’s Education Department at 239-841-4250 or register online.
Hilton Garden Inn
Direct Booking Link - The Laboratory Theater of FL Amenities and Services Included in the preferred rate: *Special discounted rates for a king room or a room with 2 double beds *Free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms and public areas *Free Parking *Complimentary shuttle within a 3 mile radius of the hotel – shopping and restaurant attractions *Onsite restaurant serving breakfast daily; restaurant re-opens at 5pm along with the bar *Hospitality Center in each room – microwave, refrigerator and coffee Keurig machine
The Laboratory Theater of Florida - 1634 Woodford Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901 239.218.0481