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Summer camp guide: Theater

April 09, 2010

Theater



Stage Combat Workshop

Dates: June 20-26

Location: Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Md.

Ages: 14-18

Cost per child: $650

Phone: 301-687-4487

E-mail: dsrushton@frostburg.edu

Web: mirror.frostburg.edu/savagemtn/combat/sfighting.htm

Contact: Darrell Rushton

Activities: Residential camp students will learn about physical clowning and movement styles and practice unarmed combat and broadsword combat for the stage. The week will culminate with parents attending class and watching a student performance.

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Step Into the Spotlight

Dates: June 21-25

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 4th-5th grade

Cost per child: $144

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Students will use pantomime, vocal technique and improvisation to free their creativity as a performer and develop technical skill for the stage. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Musical Theater Summer Camp

Dates: June 25-Aug. 13

Location: Walker Performing Arts Studios, Hagerstown

Ages: 3-18

Cost per child: $200-$400

Phone: 301-733-8261

E-mail:walkerarts@verizon.net

Web: http://www.mytheaterarts.com

Contact: Teri Walker

Activities: Hagerstown Children's Theater will offer four musical theater summer camps this summer: "Winnie the Pooh and Tigger, Too," "Saturday Night Live" (middle school and high school students only), "Bye Bye Birdie" and "Fame." Each camp builds skills in acting, singing and dancing, and it ends in a performance on stage.

Step Into the Spotlight

Dates: June 28-July 2

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 6th-8th grade

Cost per child: $144

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Students will use pantomime, vocal technique and improvisation to free their creativity as a performer and develop technical skill for the stage. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Discovering Shakespeare

Dates: July 6-9

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 6th-8th grade

Cost per child: $125

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Students will learn about the life and times of one of the most influential English authors. Learn basic stage directions and put them to use in performing sections of some of Shakespeare's comedies and tragedies. Students will perform in a mock Shakespearean stage combat, study some of his sonnets and compose sonnets of their own. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CVSM Voice and Drama Camp: 'Seussical'

Dates: July 12-17

Location: Cumberland Valley School of Music, Chambersburg, Pa.

Ages: 4th-9th grade

Cost per child: $197

Phone: 717-261-1220

E-mail: emailus@cvsmusic.org

Web: http://www.cvsmusic.org

Contact: Andrew Sussman

Activities: Students will learn music, dance and scenes from the Broadway show "Seussical the Musical." Each camper is featured in a solo or group spot and receives two private voice lessons. Performance at The Capitol Theatre in Chambersburg, during Celebrate the Arts Day

CVSM Stage Odyssey: Rhythm of Life -- a journey in music

Dates: July 19-23

Location: Cumberland Valley School of Music, Chambersburg, Pa.

Ages: 2nd-4th grade

Cost per child: $132

Phone: 717-261-1220

E-mail: emailus@cvsmusic.org

Web: http://www.cvsmusic.org

Contact: Andrew Sussman

Activities: A relaxed and enjoyable environment for children to learn about music employing eurhythmics (a technique of learning music through movement). Campers will learn songs especially chosen for their age and learn about posture, expression and vocal projection. They will perform a concert on Friday.

CVSM Showstoppers Musical Theatre Camp

Dates: July 19-23

Location: Cumberland Valley School of Music, Chambersburg, Pa.

Ages: 13-18

Cost per child: $192

Phone: 717-261-1220

E-mail: emailus@cvsmusic.org

Web: http://www.cvsmusic.org

Contact: Andrew Sussman

Activities: Learn musical theater techniques such as vocal projection, diction, creative movement, acting and song presentation. Each camper will be featured in a musical selection or acting scene chosen specifically to showcase his or her talents. Performance on Friday evening.

In the Scene Shop: Taking a scene from page to performance

Dates: July 26-30

Location: Cumberland Valley School of Music, Chambersburg, Pa.

Ages: 13-18

Cost per child: $187

Phone: 717-261-1220

E-mail: emailus@cvsmusic.org

Web: http://www.cvsmusic.org

Contact: Andrew Sussman

Activities: Campers will learn basic acting techniques and apply those techniques to scenes from plays. Scenes range from Shakespeare to modern theater and from serious to comic.

Technical Theater Camp

Dates: July 26-Aug. 13

Location: Full Circle Theater Company, Shepherdstown, W.Va.

Ages: 10-18

Cost per child: $250

Phone: 304-268-7798

E-mail: info@fullcircletheaterco.org

Web: http://www.fullcircletheaterco.org

Contact: Laura Richards Bakin

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