• In person offerings take place at the Big Yellow House, 647 Main Street Melrose MA.

  • Online offerings require a device with a camera and WiFi capabilities, and can be taken from anywhere!

Gift Making Workshops for Everyone

Glass Bead Snowflakes

Cost: $30 per person,  make up to 6 snowflakes 
Recommended ages 9+ (younger if an adult is pairing with the younger child)
Adult WITH a child younger than 9 can work together to make 8 snowflakes for $40

Create glass-beaded snowflakes that are great as ornaments and sun-catchers, and are always a hit as a handmade gift! We’ll provide plenty of beautiful beads to choose from, and all the materials and expertise required to send you home with a set of snowflakes to keep or to share!

Custom Greeting Cards

Cost: $30 per person,  make up to 10 cards
Recommended ages 9+ (younger if an adult is pairing with the younger child)
Adult WITH a child younger than 9 can work together to make 15 cards for $40

Make a set of custom greeting cards – you can make a set of the same design, or do something different on each one. We’ll have plenty of inspiration available, and will use sharpies for bold outlines, and then watercolor with brush markers to create bright and cheerful seasonal greeting cards that make great handmade gifts to send!

Online Theater Workshops

Intro to Acting Workshop

Ages 4 – 6
Monday 12/14 4:00-5:00 PM
Cost: $20/$15 for members
Explore the exciting world of acting with creative theater games, acting exercises and storytelling! Learn acting basics, self-expression and confidence in a unique online workshop.

Acting Adventures 

Ages 7 – 9  
Tuesday 12/15 4:00-5:30 PM
Cost: $30/$25 for members
During this 90-minute workshop we will work together to create characters and bring them to life! Students will learn acting and storytelling techniques, problem solving and connect with their peers.

Scene Studies Workshop

Ages 10 – 14
Wednesday 12/16 4:00-5:30 PM
Cost: $30-$25 for members
Learn acting techniques, explore creative theater games and dive into performing with a scene partner. Students will explore and rehearse a scene in breakout rooms and perform for the group! 

* As always, financial assistance is available.
Please email our Director, Kris Rodolico,  
at krodolico@fyamelrose.org,
or leave a message at 781 665 4140