Pop Up Players

Pop Up Players is an innovative, engaging theater experience for elementary students in grades K- 5. Do you know a child who can’t stop CREATING? Late night pajama performances keeping you up? Singing and dancing in the grocery store, the family pet not keeping to the script...we have the solution! Join the Pop Up Players and be writers, set designers, actors, and producers of your own original play! Each Pop Up Players session has a new story created by the children. We work within the comfort level of each child and foster a love of theater, teamwork and performance.

Each four week session is independent of the other. Each one features the creation of a unique play and will end in a performance celebration open to family and friends. Sign up for 1 or more! Please send an afterschool snack with your child

Session I: The Pumpkin Predicament! How does this harvest season story go? You decide.

Session II: Who Stole the Sun? How does this winter solstice story go? You decide.

Session III: That’s Not MY Shadow! How does this groundhog story go? You decide.

Instructor

Brian Erdrich


Brian R. Erdrich is a writer, editor, performer, and director based in the greater Twin Cities area. Having grown up performing in Hudson, he is thrilled to be back to cultivate a love of theater in the next batch of Hudson theater kids! 

Liz Malanaphy


 Liz Malanaphy is Coordinator of the Hudson Schools’ Destination Imagination Program and teaches Summer Art/Science classes at The Phipps Center for the Arts, where she and co-instructor, Brian Erdrich have helped students weave together hilarious and entertaining performances. They believe that watching students grow through collaboration and the creative process is a limitless sources of fun and inspiration!

YAE-PUP-I

  Liz Malanaphy , Brian Erdrich


Willow River Elementary School : Auditorium - Lee
Thursdays, Sep 19 - Oct 17
4:00 - 5:30 PM

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Grades   K - 5th

Full - waiting list


$ 85.00
Tuition
YAE-PUP-II

  Liz Malanaphy , Brian Erdrich


Willow River Elementary School : Auditorium - Lee and Media Center
Thursdays, Nov 7 - Dec 12
4:00 - 5:30 PM

  No Class Nov 28


Su
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Tu
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Th
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Sa

Grades   K - 5th

$ 85.00
Tuition
YAE-PUP-III

  Liz Malanaphy , Brian Erdrich


Willow River Elementary School : Auditorium - Lee
Tuesdays, Jan 7 - Feb 11
4:00 - 5:30 PM

  No Class Jan 28


Su
M
Tu
W
Th
F
Sa

Grades   K - 5th

$ 85.00
Tuition