Sunday, February 21, 2010

2010 Young At Arts Civic Youth Theatre Summer Camps: Improv R Us, Theatre Exploration and Musical Theatre & Drama


Civic Youth Theatre Director Melanie R. Buchanan is registering students for the 2010 Young at Arts Civic Youth Theatre Summer Camps. There are three camps for students of all ages, including:

Improv R Us. Campers will learn basic techniques of improvisation for the theatre. They will learn the importance of improv as an acting technique, as well as performing in comedic shows. The week will culminate with an improvisational performance showcasing the actors' ability to think quickly on their feet. This camp is for students entering Grade 5 and above. It runs June 14-18 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The cost of the camp is $130.

Theatre Exploration Camp. This camp will take campers on a journey through the magical world of the theatre. Students will use music, movement and arts & crafts to create a world within the theatre. This camp is for students entering Kindergarten or Grade 1. It runs June 21-25 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. The cost of the camp is $70.

Musical Theatre & Drama Camp. Campers will learn the basics of acting through drama and musical theatre. Using scenes and songs from a variety of musicals, the campers will be ready to perform. This camp is for students entering Grades 2, 3 or 4. It runs July 26-30 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The cost of the camp is $130.

A brochure about the 2010 Young At Arts Civic Youth Theatre Summer Camps is now available at Civic Theatre's office at 313 N. 5th Street and online at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette's Web site, http://www.lafayettecivic.org/. The brochure includes the registration form.

Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette has a limited number of scholarships available for the 2010 Young At Arts Civic Youth Theatre Summer Camps. Call 765-423-7529 for more information.

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