A Full Theatre Arts Program at Aki Kurose Middle School Academy
Established in 2008, Aki Kurose Theatre Arts (AKTA) is one of only a few full-time theatre arts programs at a public middle school in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to partnering with local professional theatre organizations, AKTA offers six curricular periods of theatre arts instruction as well as after-school performance and competition opportunities. Instruction includes performance skills, audience etiquette, script study, ensemble-development, and technical design.
AKTA has the highest expectations for its students—nearly 90% of whom receive free or reduced price meal services. AKTA teaches its students the power of the theatre experience while also providing skills to build their dreams.
Ever been to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival? Aki Theatre Students have the opportunity to go and could use your support. NOW until December 4th, Donors Choose will MACTH your donation when you enter the code 'SPARK' during checkout!
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Aki Infinity Presents: Rotting Hill Children's Asylum, A Ghost Tour
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR DONORS CHOOSE TO MATCH ANY DONATIONS! This year, the Advanced Theatre classes are partnering with the Advisory team to make student-produced videos for Advisory. We need equipment for this project and anything donated TODAY (Thursday Aug. 21) will be MATCHED! You donate $10, we get $20!
donorschoose.org My students need technology to film their theatrical work. They can learn from watching performances, create portfolios for scholarships and share their work with family. Anticipation, nervous silence, movement, action, surprise, delight, accolades, reflection, pride. I would suggest that these thin…
Awesome! Bring back memories?
The Broadway Cast of The Lion King took a break between shows on June 28th and took over a NEW YORK CITY subway car to give riders a little surprise. Last ye...
Go away Womp Womp!
On her first day back to school, a student encounters her inner nemesis, the Womp Womp. #BeUnlimited -- Download “Unlimited,” the original song performed by ...
Where was Mr. Stuart last week? At the International Thespian Society HQ Festival in Lincoln Nebraska. Check out a festival you could go to in high school!
[05/05/14] Saw LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS today with several students who will be in the advanced class next year. Makes me think our first project in the fall should be a haunted house...
Mr. Stuart is in NYC and NOT seeing The Lion King because it will never be better than it was with Aki kids!
It was an afternoon of magic! THANK YOU to ALL who donated to help send Aki students to The Lion King!
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