2023 Summer Youth Education Programs
Broadway Theatre Center & Sharon Lynne Wilson Center
Summer Education Programs for Young Theatre Artists
‘KidsWrites’ Program at Brookfield’s Sharon Lynne Wilson Center
(July 10-14, 2023)
KidsWrites at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Program Info
KidsWrites is open to participants entering 4th-6th grades in fall of 2023.
July 10-14, 2023. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
July 14 at 2 p.m. (No cost to attend. Performance by invitation only.)
Dawes Studio Theatre, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield, Wis. 53045.
*Payment plans and a limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Please email email@example.com for more information
KidsWrites at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Policies
Pick Up and Drop Off
Drop Off Policy - Students will be dropped off at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts https://www.wilson-center.com/ located at 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield, WI 53045.
*Note: parents/guardians are welcome to accompany students inside on the first day to see the facilities and meet staff!
Pick Up Policy- Students will be ready at the door for pick up either by parent or organized transportation by five minutes after the end of their program’s day with a staff person.
*Note: only contacts on your student’s information sheet will be permitted to pick them up.
Students will wear clothes that are comfortable for moving around and sitting on the floor. Tennis shoes are recommended, and closed toed shoes are required. Backless shoes are not permitted.
Students will have lunch outside daily unless there is inclement weather. There is no microwave available. Students should plan a daily cold lunch from home. Please label your student’s lunch. A staff member will collect lunches and place in a cooler or refrigerator until lunch break.
Students will not be permitted to use phones, tablets, or other electronic devices during program hours. The only exception to the rule is a voice/memo recorder for vocal rehearsal. Rehearsal footage, if any, will be recorded by a staff member and shared via a private Skylight sharable drive. Students may use their devices during their lunch hour. There is no place to lock bags containing personal items. Any electronics misplaced will be the responsibility of the owner. If a parent/grown up needs to contact a student during program hours for emergency reasons they may text or call Amanda Rosmann’s (Director of Education) personal cell (414)526-6996.
Skylight Music Theatre reserves the right to update our Covid policies on short notice based Milwaukee’s Covid conditions and Skylight’s priorities to keep all participants safe and healthy. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility at this time.
In accordance with the CDC recommended guidelines, masks are optional within Skylight Summer Programming classes.
As we move ahead, we will be equally supportive and respectful of those that are ready to remove masks, and those who will continue to wear them. We will continue to follow the CDC recommendations and make adjustments and notify students when necessary. We ask that any students experiencing symptoms stay home.
Our instructors will implement common sense and encourage good hygiene at all times. When possible, students will remain socially distanced, especially during vocal warm up work or singing. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the building.
If an elementary-aged student needs to take medication during program hours, please indicate this in the registration form, and include instructions.
Students may not have visitors during the program at any time. Parents/grown-ups, siblings, friends, or other acquaintances must stay out of the program areas during program hours. Parents who arrive early to pick up their students may wait for them in the seating area outside the studio theatre and our theatre lobby. Students will be able to share their work with parents/grown-ups, family, and friends at the final showcase for their program, which is closed to the general public.
Program fee Refund Policy
Program Registration fee (less convenience fee $25) is 100% refundable if canceled by 4/17/23; program registration fee (less convenience fee) is 50% refundable if canceled by 5/1/23. Refunds will not be considered after 5/1/23.
Sandi Lash-Teaching Artist for KidsWrites
Sandra Lash graduated from UW-Milwaukee in 2010 with a B.A. in Music, focusing on operatic voice. During her time at UW-M, she initially studied to be a choral music teacher, but found that her love of performance outweighed her love of teaching at that time. She still participated in the ACDA and CMENC conferences every year that she was able to go to in order to continue learning from professionals from all over the country. After graduating, she volunteered at her high school alma mater to be a chaperone and extra teacher for more than 5 years with Homestead High School’s choir retreats, under the baton of the highly esteemed Rebecca Winnie. Her performance career as a soloist and chorister spans a vast number of groups and program collaborations including The Florentine Opera, Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee Chamber Choir, Chant Claire Chamber Choir, Shorewood Players, and many others. She was featured in the role of Dame Hannah in the Skylight/Milwaukee Opera Theatre collaboration of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Ruddigore” in January 2020, as well as in the chorus of Romeo et Juliette with The Florentine Opera in October 2022. Since spring of 2010, she has had the pleasure of being a section leader and soloist for Fox Point Lutheran Church. Most recently, she has worked with Skylight in their Education Department for KidsWrites since November of 2021. In the summer of 2022, she was the director for the KidsWrites summer intensive program, as well as for the Skylight High School Theatre Intensive program.