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About FMCT Ed

Theatre education embraces many aspects of student curriculum: English, History, Science, Social Studies, Math, Music, and more. Through stories, character development, problem-solving, and critical thinking, students explore these areas of curriculum in order to creatively exist within the world of a play. The goal at FMCT Ed is to expand upon a student’s frame of reference and teach them to make connections between the theatre that they create and the world in which they live. Students learn to collaborate with their peers, connect with people from differing backgrounds, and begin to see themselves as valued citizens on the world’s stage where they develop important ideas about justice, history, personal choices, politics, and humanity.

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About FMCT Ed

Theatre education embraces many aspects of student curriculum: English, History, Science, Social Studies, Math, Music, and more. Through stories, character development, problem-solving, and critical thinking, students explore these areas of curriculum in order to creatively exist within the world of a play. The goal at FMCT Ed is to expand upon a student’s frame of reference and teach them to make connections between the theatre that they create and the world in which they live. Students learn to collaborate with their peers, connect with people from differing backgrounds, and begin to see themselves as valued citizens on the world’s stage where they develop important ideas about justice, history, personal choices, politics, and humanity.

Camps & Classes

Winter 2023

Enrollment for FMCT ED’s winter is now open! Winter session runs January 6th through March 2nd, 2024.

Opportunities are available for students age 3 and up.

Camps and showcases will be held at either The Hjemkomst Center or Studio 13 at Pioneer Center. Check each class for location details.

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Musical Theatre I

Music From Disney’s Wish

Grades K-1-2

Saturdays 10:30a-11:30am

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Musical Theatre II

Music From Wicked

Grades 3-4-5-6

Saturdays 1:30p-3:00p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Musical Theatre III

Music From Wicked

Grades 6-7-8-9

Saturdays 1:30p-3:00p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Preschool Acting

Adventures in Story Land

Ages 3-6

Saturdays 10:30a-11:15a

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Story Invention I

Fairy Tale Fun

Grades K-2

Saturdays 12p-1p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Story Invention II

Grades 3-6

Saturdays 12p-1p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Middle School One Act

By Audition Only

To audition:

Please send a video audition, no later than December 22, 2023 to michaela@fmct.org.

Audition Format:

Say your first and last name. State your current grade and school. Tell a joke or funny story about yourself. Perform a monologue, no longer than one minute.

Grades 4-8

Saturdays 3:15p-4:30p and Wednesdays 4:15p-5:30pm

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Adult Acting

Ages 15 +

Saturdays 10:00am-11:15am at Hjemkomst Center

Youth Adaptive Theater

Grades 1-12

Saturdays 3:15p-4:15pm

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

*This project is supported in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Adult Adaptive Theater

Ages 18+

Saturdays 12:00p-1:00pm

Hjemkomst Center

*This project is supported in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Spring 2024

FMCT ED’s spring classes enrollment will open March 2, 2024!

Check back for more opportunities for students age 3 to adult.

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Youth Acting I

Grades K-1-2-3

Saturdays 12:00p-1:00pm at Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Youth Acting II

Music From Sing 2

Grades 4-5-6-7-8

Saturdays 12:00p-1:00pm at Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Youth Adaptive Theatre

Grades 1-12

Saturdays 1:30p-2:15p at Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Adult Acting

Ages 15+

Saturdays 10:00a-11:15a at The Hjemkomst Center

Adult Adaptive Theatre

Ages 18+

Saturdays 12:00p-1:00p at The Hjemkomst Center

Preschool Theatre

Adventures in Storyland

Ages 3-4-5-6

Saturdays 10:30a-11:15am at Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Summer 2024

Enrollment for FMCT ED’s summer classes opening soon!

Camps and showcases will be held at either The Hjemkomst Center or Studio 13. Check class information for location.

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Magic Tree House

Grades K-2

June 3-7 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Bluey

Grades K-2

June 10-14 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Disney’s Cast of Villains

Grades K-2

June 17-21 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Snow White in the Enchanted Forest

Grades K-2

June 24-28 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

Land of Stories

Grades 3-5

June 3-7 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Grades 3-5

June 3-7 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

High School Musical

Grades 3-5

June 10-14 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Percy Jackson

Grades 3-5

June 10-14 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

Disney’s Cast of Villains

Grades 3-5

June 17-21 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Marvel Heroes

Grades 3-5

June 24-28 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Shrek

Grades 3-5

June 24-28 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Grades 6-9

June 3-7 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

Six: Teen Edition

Grades 6-9

June 10-14 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

Tech Camp

Grades 6-9

June 24-28 (Monday-Friday)

9:00a-4:00p

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

The Wizard of Oz: Youth Edition

Grades 3-8

July 1 – August 8 (Monday-Thursday)

9:00a-4:00p

Rehearsals at Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Performances August 8-11

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition

Grades 8-12

July 1-August 3 (Monday-Thursday)

Performances August 1-3

9:00a-4:00p

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

Fall 2023

FMCT ED’s fall session is complete! Take a look at the Winter tab for next session classes!

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Musical Theatre I

Music From The Little Mermaid

10:30a-11:30a

Grades K-1-2

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Musical Theatre II

Music From Goosebumps!

12:00p-1:30p

Grades 3-4-5-6

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Musical Theatre III

Music From Goosebumps!

12:00p-1:30p

Grades 6-7-8-9

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Preschool Acting

Story Creation!

10:30a-11:15a

Ages 3-6

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Story Invention

2:00p-3:00p

Grades 3-6

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Adaptive Theatre – Youth

3:15p-4:15p

Grades 1-12

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Middle School Acting

Working the Craft

3:15p-4:30p

Grades 6-10

Studio 13 (715 13th Ave E, Suite 101, West Fargo)

Adult Acting

10:00a-11:15a

Ages 15+

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

Adaptive Theatre – Adult

12:00p-1:00p

Ages 18+

Hjemkomst Center (202 1st Ave N, Moorhead)

Have Questions? Get in touch!

Michaela Pytlik

Education Director

Silver Follies

Overview

Individuals 50+ years of age are invited to participate in the region’s single largest avenue for performing arts by senior citizens. Founded in 1992, Silver Follies is part of FMCT’s Education programming which seeks to provide quality learning, performance, and social opportunities to community members of all ages and abilities.  Through their annual spring showcase and numerous outreach events throughout the year, Silver Follies remains one of the single largest avenues for the expression of art by senior citizens in our area.

Outreach & Performances

Silver Follies will be caroling during the month of December. If you are interested in joining our Silver Follies Caroling group, please contact our Education Director, Michaela Pytlik.

Overview

Individuals 55+ years of age are invited to participate in the region’s single largest avenue for performing arts by senior citizens. Founded in 1992, Silver Follies is part of FMCT’s Education programming which seeks to provide quality learning, performance, and social opportunities to community members of all ages and abilities.  Through their annual spring showcase and numerous outreach events throughout the year, Silver Follies remains one of the single largest avenues for the expression of art by senior citizens in our area.

Outreach & Performances

Silver Follies will be caroling during the month of December. If you are interested in joining our Silver Follies Caroling group, please contact our Education Coordinator, Michaela Pytlik.

Education Outreach

FMCT On the Road

When the community can’t come to FMCT, FMCT comes to the community with various outreach performance and educational opportunities.

On the Road is a two-week after-school children’s theatre experience brought directly to area elementary schools. Through a collaboration between FMCT directors, elementary school teachers, and parent volunteers who work together with students to create a show that will be performed for friends and family at the end of our two-weeks together.

FMCT brings costumes, props, music, and a sound system to each participating elementary school to enhance your students’ theatre experience. Together, over the course of two weeks, the work of FMCT develops confidence, critical thinking skills, builds an ensemble, creates delightful characters, and has fun exploring the craft of acting all while making the magic of theatre happen in our schools.

Process Drama is a touring program that brings theatrical literacy learning to every student in an elementary school over the course of two weeks. Students make personal connections to literary themes and motifs by participating in classroom world-building through drama.

For more information or to book a tour, please contact Judy Lewis, FMCT Executive Director

FMCT On the Road

When the community can’t come to FMCT, FMCT comes to the community with various outreach performance and educational opportunities.

On the Road is a two-week after-school children’s theatre experience brought directly to area elementary schools. Through a collaboration between FMCT directors, elementary school teachers, and parent volunteers who work together with students to create a show that will be performed for friends and family at the end of our two-weeks together.

FMCT brings costumes, props, music, and a sound system to each participating elementary school to enhance your students’ theatre experience. Together, over the course of two weeks, the work of FMCT develops confidence, critical thinking skills, builds an ensemble, creates delightful characters, and has fun exploring the craft of acting all while making the magic of theatre happen in our schools.

Process Drama is a touring program that brings theatrical literacy learning to every student in an elementary school over the course of two weeks. Students make personal connections to literary themes and motifs by participating in classroom world-building through drama.

For more information or to book a tour, please contact Judy Lewis, FMCT Executive Director

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