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Adams Creative Theatre

Welcome to Adams Creative theatre (formerly: AIM - Actors in Motion) - Adams Middle School Theater arts club

Welcome to Adams Creative Theatre, Theater Arts Club 2020-2021! 

Fostering the enjoyment and development of theater opportunities at Adams Middle School through diverse and engaging theatrical experiences.

Acting - Singing - Dancing - Improvisation
Stage Craft - Marketing, Sales, & Publicity
Light & Sound Engineering  - Directing
Stage Management - Choreography

Hair & Makeup Design - Costume Design
Fun * Friendship * Family
Theatre offers something for EVERYONE
& Everyone is Welcome!

All Adams Students 6th - 8th graders may join our club.
Please use this Google Form to provide information to be added to our Club Canvas Page. 

You will be able to access club forms, receive announcements and reminders, and all information that you will need for the performances and activities in this club. Your parents are also encouraged to join this site. 

Your 2020-2021 officers are

President:  Colby P.

Asst. Tech Director:  Malakai S.

Stage Manager:  Uma V.

Asst. Music Director:  Evan S. 

Vice President: Emma B.

Treasurer: Elle M.

Treasurer 2/Sunshine Coordinator - Zoey Boisvert

Secretary - Lauren M

Backstage Manager - Ellyn F

House Manager/Marketing Manager - Cole F

Stagecraft & Props Manager - Campbell P

 

Announcements will be sent out via this site to the media (email, text, twitter DM) you have set up through your settings  here in Canvas.

Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year!

Take a moment to introduce yourself to the group!  Click here

Meetings:  We will be meeting for ACT Business Meetings every other Tuesday after AL time from 2:30 - 3:15 pm join us on Zoom (link in the ACT Canvas).

Quarter 1 

  • Wednesday, August 12 - Vote on Budget - 11:40-12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, August 18 - 2:30 - 3:15 pm;  Information on additional offices available
  • Tuesday, September 1 - - 2:30 - 3:15 pm; Elections
  • Tuesday, September 8 - 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm - IMPROV Workshop!
  • Tuesday, September 15 - 2:30 - 3:15 pm; 

Quarter 2

  • Tuesday, October 20 - 2:30 - 3:15 pm - ACT Meeting & Games
  • Tuesday, October 27 - 2:30 - 3:45 pm - ACT Workshop - Halloween Digital Escape Room
  • Tuesday, November 3 - 2:30 - 3:15 pm - ACT Meeting & Games, Showcase of Talent Information meeting. supply list: for the November 10th makeup workshop will be shared
  • Tuesday, November 10 - 2:30 - 3:15 pm - ACT Workshop:  Makeup - Old Age
    • Come with a clean face or model with a Clean Face if you are going to try this!
      • Supplies -
        • Mirror,
        • Facial Moisturizer,
        • Makeup foundation to match your skin,
        • translucent powder,
        • 3 cotton balls and 15 q-tips (or powder puff, 2 different eye shadow brushes, and a makeup sponge),
        • and three contour colors - light/cream, light brown, dark brown - darker if you have darker skin (a powdered eye shadow pallet with earth tones, cream concealer and black & brown eye pencils will also work - these can be found at Dollar Tree)
  • Tuesday, November 17 - 2:30-3:15 pm - ACT Meeting & Games
  • Tuesday, November 30 - No Meeting - ACT Showcase of Talent Submission deadline 3:00 pm
    • Please complete THIS FORM with Video Link before the deadline  (Links to an external site.)
      • Parent permission
      • Students may be in one video/performance only
      • Groups are welcome AND every student must complete the form for parent permission
      • Video limit is 3 minutes (max 100 MB) no exceptions
      • Videos must be .mp4 or .mov format only
      • Videos must be filmed HORIZONTALLY (vertical films will not be included)
      • This is a student run club - we reserve the right to not air any video we feel does not meet the standards of our Club Constitution (you will receive an email if we do not include your video in the Showcase as to why)
      • You must be an ACT active club member to participate (participate in 3 club meetings or workshops with sign-in forms this year - Halloween did not count toward this).
  • Tuesday, December 8 - 2:30 - 4:00 pm - ACT Meeting & Watch AMS ACT Elf Jr. 2019 together!
  • Tuesday, December 15 - 2:30 - 3:30 pm - ACT Showcase of Talent! Watch Party!

Announcements will be sent out via this site to the media (email, text, twitter DM) you have set up through your settings  here in Canvas.

*** You MUST complete the Google Form to be added to our Club Canvas Group BEFORE the end of the school day on Monday.  Here is the link again:  https://forms.gle/SxAqoz7xKCsBywAw9 

** Please do not fill it out if you are already in the group.  Thank you!

Quarterly Activity:  Each Quarter we will focus on an activity... it could be an Improv Workshop, Tech Workshops, a Virtual Show, a field trip... it's up to you.  

Communication with ACT Members

All communication is sent out to ACT members regarding activities, weekly show "call sheets", etc. via Canvas Announcements.  ANY Adams Middle School student may join ACT by completing the ACT Google Form.  New ACT members completing this form will be added to our ACT Canvas Group every Tuesday. 

It is the student's responsibility to:

Update settings and provide personal (non-BUSD) email and/or cell phone number;

  1. Note the "pairing code" and provide it to their parent to create a Canvas observer account;
  2. Set their notifications to receive Announcements "right away";
  3. Help their parent create a Canvas Observer Account. 

Parent Help & Involvement

Theater takes a village!! We encourage community help with our productions. Not only does it create better theater, it helps build our "family", and it's FUN! 

*** AMS Teachers, Parents/Grandparents & Teen Mentors, please email Mrs. Kennealy at LKennealy@brentwood.k12.ca.us with how you would like to get involved: We will have two productions this year and there are a lot of opportunities to get involved this year in the following areas: 

  • Front of House (ticketing, marketing, concessions, lobby decorating);
  • Backstage (Costumes, Makeup, Hair);
  • Stage Craft (Set building & Prop making);
  • Student affairs (photography, supervision, meals, party planning/managing, etc.) 
ACT Directors
Contact D. Bullington  D. Bullington ex: 4401 Science & Wood Shop
Contact L. Kennealy  L. Kennealy ex: 4453 Drama, Creative Dramatics & PLUS Leadership

ACT Fans & Helpers Text Reminders

For FANS & HELPERS (regular club announcements will be sent out via Canvas only): To subscribe to ACT - Adams Creative Theatre club text reminder service: Text @amsact2021 to 81010