Fall Workshops Are Here!


We’re really excited to announce our fall workshops! Registration is now open!

First Class: Monday, Sept. 12th (No Class Oct. 10th)
Last Class: Monday, Nov. 21st
Times: 2:40pm-5pm
Where: Brooklyn Brainery (190 Underhill Ave, BK, NY)
Price: $500
Ages: 8-12
Description: In this 10 week after school workshop, kids will learn how to shape a scene and short story as well as work on building and creating costume pieces and props based on a  different theme each week.
PS 9 pick up available

First Class: Wednesday Sept. 14th 
Last Class:
Wednesday, Oct. 12th
Planet Cute (704 Washington Ave)
Description: In this 5 week after school workshop, kids will explore Prospect Park to play fun ice breakers, theater games and group building exercises to get away from screens and help them engage with the outdoors.  There will be lots of stories, running and playing!  (dropoff/pick up will be at Planet Cute in Prospect Heights).
PS 9 pick up available

TO RESERVE A SPOT: email appleburne@gmail.com! Happy Summer!


Fall Appleburne Workshops are HERE!


Appleburne is excited to announce that we’ll be kicking off our 3rd year at Color Bklyn, with a new session this Fall starting Monday, September 21st!

TITLE: Journey Through Stories (1st-3rd Grade)
DATE: Monday, 2:40-5pm
FIRST SESSION: Monday, September 21st (no class on Oct. 12th)
LAST SESSION: Monday, Nov. 16th
WHERE: Color BKLYN (760 Washington Ave.)
PRICE: $325 for 8-week class
DESCRIPTION: In this 8 week class students will explore different types of original stories. Every class will begin with a new story being created and told and then, as a class, we will generate ideas through theater games, movement play and writing exercises. Students will keep a journal of ideas and daily stories. The workshop will culminate with a final story that the students will present and perform for parents.
NOTE: P.S.9 Pickup is available

If interested, please email us at appleburne (at) gmail (dot) come to reserve a spot or inquire more. Happy Summer!

SPRING Appleburne Workshops NOW Open!

Join us for our latest workshop starting on Wednesday, May 6th!

TITLE: Games & Stories (1st-3rd Grade)
DATE: Wednesdays from 2:40-5pm
FIRST SESSION: Wednesday, May 6th (No Class Wednesday, May 13th)
LAST SESSION: Wednesday, June 17th
WHERE: Color BKLYN (760 Washington Ave.)
PRICE: $250 for 6-week class
DESCRIPTION: In this 6 week class students will generate ideas through theater games, movement play and writing exercises. Students will keep a journal of ideas and daily stories. The workshop will culminate with a final story that the students will have created using their ideas throughout the course of the workshop.
NOTE: P.S.9 Pickup is available

Email Appleburne@gmail.com to enroll!

Running With The Pack!


Appleburne is offering classes Monday and Wednesday starting in September!

Running with the Pack (5-7 year olds)
WEDNESDAYS 2:40- 5pm
FIRST SESSION: Wednesday, September 24th
LAST SESSION: Wednesday, Nov. 12th
WHERE: Color BKYLN, 760 Washington Ave
PRICE: $300 for 8 classes
DESCRIPTION:  Running with the Pack, for 5 to 7 year olds, will focus on team building and helping kids feel comfortable in a group setting both big and small. Through theater exercises, movement games and imaginative storytelling, students will have fun while learning the foundations of teamwork. We will play games that expand their imagination by developing wacky characters, speaking in goofy voices and telling wild tales.
NOTE: PS 9 Pick up is available

To reserve a spot please email us at Appleburne[at]gmail[dot]com

Fun BK Birthday Party!

Image We had a wonderful time performing at Nina’s Birthday over the weekend!  Thanks to all of our incredible party goer’s!  If you’re interested in having Appleburne run games, an original story made specially for the bithday boy or girl and a scavenger hunt, email us!  We’d love to play at your child’s party!  Appleburne (at) gmail (dot) com!Image

Appleburne Birthday Parties!

420073_341829199189134_808803755_n Looking for entertainment for your child’s birthday party?!  Look no further!  Appleburne does fun interactive birthday party workshops! If your child would like a specific theme let us know as we can prepare our material around that (ex. Pirate, Adventure, Princess, Treasure Hunt, Crafting…etc. )

A 45 minute birthday workshop for up to 10 kids is $375.  This includes a blend of theater and movement games, an original story based on a theme and it all ends with a Treasure Hunt that leads to the cake/cupcakes or goodie bags!
Let us know specifics and we can always adapt our stories, games and activities based on what your looking for!  Email us at Appleburne[at]gmail[dot]com.


Beginning Ballet with Hayley!

hays ballet classCongratulations to the most recent graduates of Hayley Swinburne’s Beginning Ballet Class!  These little dancers completed an 8 week class that focused on the basics of ballet.  They learned technical terms and positions through fun games and exercises.  A very special thank you to The Fifth Line for all of their help in mounting this special workshop!

If you’re interested in getting your little one involved in dance, please email us at appleburne@gmail.com!
hay dance

Sign up for Beginner’s Ballet today!

A Saturday class that focuses on the basic’s of ballet.  A great way to ease into dance in a fun and simple way, get your child started today!
Ballet 1
Age: 7-10
Location:  The Fifth Line  (7th & Flatbush, BK, NY)
Description:  A 6-week beginner’s class on the basics of ballet.  Students will discover the fun and grace behind the technical steps through simplified movement.
First Class:  Saturday Nov. 3rd, 2:30-4pm
Price:  $129 (if you sign up before Oct. 29th!!)
Instructor:  Hayley Swinburne graduated with a BFA from the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase College.  She has danced internationally in Burgos, Spain and Western Australia performing works by Mats Ek, Jose Limon, Nacho Duato and George Balanchine.  Since moving to New York, Hayley has performed at the Reverb Dance Festival and as a solo artist with BalaSole Dance Company at Alvin Ailey.  She has modeled for the IBS hair show, Bumble & Bumble and Jeffery Woodward.  She has taught ballet classes at The Brattleboro School of Dance and recently went to China where she led a group building program with the Jiayu International School.  She currently works as a dancer/choreographers assistant at Volgenau Studios.
For more info, please email us at appleburne@gmail.com

Appleburne’s March 8th Workshop!

Students from our Imagining Stories workshop!

Hello!  Appleburne is offering a one day workshop on March 8th for 4-5 year olds.  The workshop will be held at The Launchpad, which is a non for profit establishment in BK.  We’ll be doing theater games, fun exercises and even some singing!  There will be a snack break so please pack an extra snack for your child.  For more information and to reserve a spot in the class please email us at appleburne@gmail.com!