| Breakfast: ||Breakfast - constant but filling with eggs, waffle, cereals, sausage, etc. We will also have fruit and yogurt in the room to supplement.|
| Morning: ||Workshop on Choreography: Choreography is the art of designing sequences of movements in which motion, form, or both are specified. Choreography may also refer to the design itself, which is sometimes expressed by means of dance notation. The word choreography literally means "dance-writing". A choreographer is one who creates choreography. Presenter: Tonya Coker, Branson Show Choreographer|
| Morning: ||Workshop on Improvisation:
Improvisation is the practice of acting, singing, talking and reacting, of making and creating, in the moment and in response to the stimulus of one's immediate environment and inner feelings. This can result in the invention of new thought patterns, new practices, new structures or symbols, and/or new ways to act.
Presented by Mark Young, Extraordinary Local Performers
| Lunch: ||Light lunch in our meeting room|
| Afternoon: ||Lecture on Ventriloquism Arts:
Ventriloquism is an act of stagecraft in which a person (a ventriloquist) manipulates his or her voice so that it appears that the voice is coming from elsewhere, usually a puppeteer "dummy". The act of ventriloquism is commonly called in English the ability to "throw" one's voice.
Presented by Jim Barber, Ventriloquist and Co-Star of the Hamner Barber Variety Show
| Afternoon: ||Workshop on Stage Magic:
Magic is a performing art that entertains an audience by creating illusions of seemingly impossible or supernatural feats, using purely natural means. These feats are called magic tricks, effects or illusions. One who performs such illusions is called a magician or an illusionist. The purpose of a magic trick is to amuse and create a feeling of wonderment; the audience is generally aware that the magic is performed using trickery, and derives enjoyment from the magician's skill and cunning
Presented by David Hamner, Magician and Co-Star of the Hamner Barber Variety Show
| Dinner: ||Buffet dinner at Grand Country. This is down home, Midwest cooking but enough selections for those with specific diets.|
| Evening: ||See the show The Acrobats of China: The New Shanghai Circus is a spectacular extravaganza of elegant eastern dance, dazzling acrobatics, mysterious magic, mystical music, and more. Over 40 amazing performers bring the Orient to Branson with fabulous backdrops, state-of-the-art lighting, and a fast-paced, exciting production! Celebrate the exotic wonders of China and enjoy the dramatic interpretation of classic Chinese dance and physical performance art. You'll love the playful lion dance, awesome jar juggling, incredible hoop-diving, daring trapeze, thrilling aerial ballet, the dancing dragon, and marvelous spinning plates in this huge production show. It's an incredible, stunning experience for everyone!|