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QCT at Home

We know that, like the title character in Hamilton, you want to be “in the room where it happens.” Right now, that room is yours! Spend some time exercising your creative muscles, and then share your work with the QCT community. Check out our social media platforms and the hashtag #QCTatHome to find prompts for puppetry, acting, and theatrical design. No matter the age, we encourage you to participate. Let’s connect our community through creativity!

Check out our Facebook page for new #QCTatHome projects, theatre throwbacks, and fun videos each week! See our video submissions and past QCT videos and show commercials on our YouTube Channel.

Play of the Week Club

Doubt: A Parable, a play by John Patrick Shanley

#QCTatHome wants you to join our Play of the Week Club. Each week we will share a script from the 2020 season with you, and then we will discuss the script in a Zoom meeting! If you’d like to participate, message your email address to qct@1qct.org
Note: password is membership

Virtual Peter Pan Performance
When first presented in 2013, the QCT production of Peter Pan asked the audience to use its imagination to bring the world of Neverland to life in the intimate Lab Theatre. Now in 2020, audiences will be asked to use their imagination again as they experience the story in a virtual format. The nine student actors from the 2013 production are all grown up and will reunite to present a virtual reading of the script. These actors will recreate their characters from the comfort of their homes as they read the dialogue and stage directions from the script that was crafted especially for the QCT production.
The reading will be available to stream tonight only through the QCT YouTube Channel — Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00pm CDT.

Peter Pan After-Crow
Following the reading of Peter Pan, click into the Post-Show Talk Back Video for a live Q&A. The cast and director will reminiscence about the original 2013 production and what it was like to reunite seven years later.

QCT Costume Design

This #QCTatHome activity invites you into the magical world of Disney! Costume design is a vital piece of the storytelling process. Join us as we start to conceptualize costumes for the ‘tale as old as time,’ Beauty and the Beast. Whether it be a candle stick, a tea pot, or a feather duster, we want to see how your design will bring an inanimate object to life on the stage. Send the drawings or photos of your costume design to qct@1qct.org or send us a message on Facebook.

Open Dialogue Project

While spending time at home, let’s keep our creative minds sharp! Provided is an open dialogue scene. Bring the scene to life by creating the who, what, where, when, and why. Film your scene and send it to qct@1qct.org. You may see it on the QCT social media very soon! Provided below is an open dialogue scene and an example video. Let’s see how many different interpretations of the same dialogue we can come up with!
#QCTatHome

Puppet Pals

As we learned in our 2020 QCT Spring Class ‘Puppets on a Dime,’ you can make a puppet out of ANYTHING! And now is the perfect time to craft a new buddy to keep you and your family company. Download our Puppet Biography Worksheet and make a short video with your new puppet, where he or she shares 3 of your favorite answers from the Worksheet! #QCTatHome

Worksheet:
https://docs.google.com/…/1-Z7WOJNOgeWv_kMA_8rSyELVA1y…/edit

Email qct@1qct.org your projects or any other fun drawings or videos you’ve made! We love to see how you are keeping your creative juices flowing!