Singing with Santa Cruz County, California kids for over 30 years

 

   

 


 
Since the mid 90’s I have been excited to be involved as musical director and creative team player in many kids’ theater projects. Storylines for these plays have included California history (California, Here We Come!), environmental concerns (Dr. Suess’ The Lorax) and scripted folktales from around the globe: China, India, Russia and Africa and more. This work has been incredibly rewarding, and I have learned along with the students how important our care and creativity is for living a rich life. I look forward to future collaborations in musical theater!




 
Kreative Kids Theater is a unique introduction to musical theater for children ages 5-9 offered several times each year under the umbrella of the Santa Cruz County Parks Department. In a supportive and playful small group, students develop confidence and stage presence while learning lines and lyrics. Focus is on the group’s creative collaboration and esteem building. The series concludes with an evening show for family and friends.
 

Classes are held at Wilder Hall in Ben Lomond, CA, the home of Kreative Kids Preschool Enrichment Program, a co-op which I founded for the Santa Cruz County Parks Department in 1987. (Kreative Kids Preschool continues under the leadership of Sandy O’Connell)
 
Actors in Kreative Kids Theater attend the 2 hour afternoon class without their parent present. The participating parents assist with simple costuming, scenery and props needs, and provide snack refreshments for the class.
 
For more info visit www.scparks.com or email Freesia.
 


 

 

"The Magic Pebble"
created and presented by Kreative Kids Musical Theater
with Freesia Raine
at Wilder Hall, Ben Lomond, CA, October 26, 2012


 

"The Quiltmakers' Gift"
created and presented by Kreative Kids Musical Theater
with Freesia Raine
at Wilder Hall, Ben Lomond, CA, March 22, 2013


 

"This Pretty Planet" (by Tom Chapin)
from "The Lorax"
created and presented by Kreative Kids Summer Theater
with Freesia Raine
at Wilder Hall, Ben Lomond, CA, July 27, 2012



"Thank you Freesia...for your time, musical talents, positive energy, and love you share with the preschoolers, they love you and you will be missed! ♥
I know your CD's will be played in our house.  All the children were so happy up there!
It was wonderful and will be cherished!"

~ Patti Waldron, parent of Adam and Kaylin