PAWS (Performing Arts Workshop For Secondary Students) is a once a year happening when approximately 300 students from Westchester, Rockland, and Connecticut attend all day workshops at Purchase College. These are students who are interested in music, drama or dance. They get to choose 3 workshops, lasting 1hr. 15min., from a selection of about 20. These workshops are taught by their high school teachers, as well as professionals who are hired for the day. This year dance workshops included Swing, Hip-Hop, African dance, and Ballet. Musical workshops ranged from Vocal Styling to Group Gospel Singing. Theater workshops included Improv, Scene Study, and Movement Dynamics.
This is an exhilarating and educational day for all !
Grades 9 – 12
Curriculum Focus: Theatre, Dance, Music. This program relates to Learning Standards: The Arts 1
$10 per student