Des Moines Playhouse Teen Improv Meets 5/13
The Des Moines Community Playhouse is the home for Second Saturday, an alternative Saturday night entertainment for young people in grades 6-12. The final night of teen improv for the current school year will be held 7:30-10:00 PM, Saturday, May 13. Cost is $9. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, and is available online at dmplayhouse.com.
In its 23rd year of theatre fun at The Playhouse, Second Saturday is an evening of laughter, skits, and theatre games. Teens work in groups and meet new people. While Second Saturday isn't a class, it is led by The Playhouse's professional education staff, which will help teens create impromptu skits.
Second Saturday is held September through May. The 2017-18 Second Saturday season begins Sept. 9, 2017. During the summer, The Playhouse offers classes for teens including Live at the Improv for grades 8-12, Quick-Brewed Drama for grades 7-9, and The American Revolution in 40 Minutes or Less for grades 7-9.
The Playhouse is one of the oldest and largest community theatres in the US. Located at the 42nd Street exit of I-235, the theatre has presented a full season of shows since 1919 and also offers a wide variety of educational experiences including classes for ages 4 to adult, theatre trips to New York, and volunteer opportunities onstage and backstage.
For more information on The Playhouse's educational offerings, visit The Playhouse website at dmplayhouse.com or call Robin Spahr, education director, at 515-974-5365.