NO CLASS ON OCT. 9. This class is designed for children in grades second through fourth. A joyful way to get youngsters reading aloud with expression and fluency! Participants will be given the opportunity to enjoy and explore a variety of scenes from scripts such as A Christmas Carol, Annie, Harry Potter, High School Musical, Frozen. These, together with an assortment of full-length folktales and fables, plus costumes, props and accessories will enable participants to enter into the world of their favorite fictional characters in a safe and rewarding environment. INSTRUCTOR HEATHER SANDERSON studied classical theatre at RADA in London and prior to moving to Alexandria acted extensively in the San Francisco Bay Area. As "Miss Heather", she is known locally for instilling a love of theatre - in particular Shakespeare - into the hearts of children. Her youth Shakespeare troupes have performed in D.C. and in the U.K. and her privately coached monologue students have performed at the Shakespeare Theatre, the Ford's Theatre and numerous community and children's theatres in the area. Heather may be familiar to fans of British television programs through her Tea with Heather segments on Maryland Public Television's Afternoon Tea.