Be a peer mentor at theater and dance workshops for teens/young adults with autism!


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Apr 14, 2018 03:00 PM - Sat Jun 09, 2018 05:30 PM

Where

Dance North County535 Encinitas Blvd., Suite 101ENCINITAS, CA 92024

About

Enjoy improvisational theatre, dance, and group singing workshops with teens and young adults with autism. Just by being yourself you model social skills that are of great benefit. This is perfect for first-time volunteers. We hope that you will join us for most or all of an 8-week cycle of workshops, held on Saturday afternoons in Encinitas. You are welcome to visit a program to see if it’s a good fit for you. You don't need to have any prior experience in the performing arts, just a willingness to enjoy improvisational theatre, choreographed dance, and group singing with your peers with autism. We don't point out our volunteers once in the workshop to create a feeling of equality. Most of those we serve have Asperger's, or high functioning autism.

Workshops are on Saturday afternoons from April 14th to June 9th (no workshops on May 26th).
Improv Theatre: 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Performing Arts: (group singing and choreographed dance) 4:30-5:30 p.m.

You are welcome to volunteer at either or both. Join us! See 'Program Info' page on website for dates of upcoming workshops. www.pacthouse.org, info@pacthouse.org, 760-815-8512. Call or email for more info or to request our volunteer forms.

See our new Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PositiveActionCommunityTheatre/

This is a great opportunity for you to master the performing arts, get to know some great people, and help your peers with autism learn the social and communication skills that will enable them to develop their full potential. It's also a lot of fun!

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Acting
  • Dance
  • Theater Arts
  • Music Arts
  • Special Needs

Good Match For

Teens Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 12
  • Saturdays from 3:00-4:30 or 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Volunteers over 18 must be willing to have a background check.

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