Lights, Camera, Action!

2-4 Hour Experience at Your Home

This experience will introduce kids to the fundamentals of storytelling, acting, and filmmaking. They'll get a taste of movie making, all while gaining confidence in public speaking and developing their writing and reading comprehension skills.

Kids will start off learning the basics by recalling favorite stories and discussing which elements make those stories successful. Based on a prompt, kids will brainstorm story ideas and collaborate on script-writing three one-minute scenes: a beginning, middle, and ending.

With scripts in-hand, they'll warm up their bodies and voices, and get a mini-lesson in acting. An improv game will initiate scene rehearsal, and then all that's left is to film. Kids will learn simple camera operation, and every participant will have the opportunity to use the camera.

That's a wrap! We'll see you at the premiere 🤩

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About Ashley-Aspen

Performing Artists

Ashley and Aspen are two sisters on a mission to bring amazing, performing arts experiences and enrichment to your kids! Aspen is a theater director, home baker, and college student passionate about bringing quality educational experiences to kids. Ashley is currently a Sophomore at the University of Southern California studying writing and theatre.

Both originally from Colorado, they have lots of experience working and volunteering with kids in their community and youth organizations. Their personal experiences growing up led them to determine there was a lack of quality, affordable education for children wanting to learn the performing arts, and they often found themselves working with teachers they found intimidating. Instead, their goal is to create accessible arts education that empowers kids, makes them feel valued, and helps them find their passions in a supportive, encouraging, and fun environment.

Ashley owned and operated a home bakery for 6 years, and currently runs an online confectionary called LolliPopped. She is training in the culinary and pastry arts, including the Wilton Decorating Method.

Ashley and Aspen are vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.

* Fully-vetted, background checked, and interviewed

What Parents are Saying

We LOVED everything about Grasshopper! The customer service experience was exceptional! I felt like so much intentionality was taken to ensure that the activity would be both age appropriate and fun for my kids. Our experience leader was so easy going and chatted with the kids during the experience, and really took the time to engage and get to know them. We are definitely going to be using Grasshopper again! Thank you!

- Mandi B.

Grasshopper offered my daughter an opportunity to learn in a vibrant, fun setting that was continuously customized for her attention span and interests. Her Grasshopper teacher was fun, engaging and supremely personable. She took the time to get to know my daughter before diving into anything. I felt more than comfortable leaving my daughter in such capable hands…and love that she truly learned some new things from the experience. We will be using Grasshopper regularly to broaden her horizons and expose her to new concepts in a safe and compelling way. The icing on the cake is that the experience took place in our home, at a time that was convenient for us!

- Lauren G.

Our Grasshopper experience was amazing! I have four very curious kids at different ages with different interests, and the experience had all four of them engaged the whole time. Also, as an educator, I was very impressed with how the teacher led the program. She obviously knew what she was doing, and the minute she left, my kids were asking for another experience.

- Sarah L.