August 6

Olympia Family Theater Announces 2015 Summer Camp Line-up

first_imgFacebook10Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by Olympia Family Theater Olympia Family Theater has 11 weeks of amazing theater camps lined up for the summer of 2015 with something for all kids ages 4 to 17.Olympia Family Theater is your community partner in raising imaginative, loving, joyful and confident children. Our educational programs provide opportunities for personal development for young people, teaching creativity and responsibility, encouraging teamwork and personal integrity, and fostering self-esteem and appreciation for the performing arts.Each summer camp is designed around a show or theme, which students get to showcase at the end of the week with a performance. Our camps offer a variety of theater skill-building opportunities including comedy, poetry, singing and choreography, prop making, improvisation and of course acting!Each camp is staffed by a teacher with an intern assistant. The staff bring a wealth of theater knowledge and experience to each camp. Teacher Bios HERE.REGISTRATION: Register online or use the printable forms from our camp webpage. Space is limited in each camp. Olympia Family Theater is committed to making theater education accessible through tuition scholarships. The application for summer camp scholarships is available on our website.  A full schedule of summer camp offerings is listed below.WEEK 1June 15- 19Dr. Seuss 1Ages: 7 to 12Hours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Kate AyersA Seuss inspired camp with songs and silliness and a play taking us to Whoville. Who knows?Cost: $190WEEK 1June 15- 19Superheroes & SillinessAges: 4 to 6Hours: 9:30 am- noonTeacher: Vanessa PostilPretend play, stories, songs, and games will help these Heroes-in-Training to feel empowered, strong, and confident. Campers will each get a super cape and create their own super characters!Cost: $90WEEK 2Olympia Family Theater’s new location is on 4th Avenue, across from City Hall.June 22- 26Broadway KidsAges: 6 to 9Hours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Vanessa PostilMusical Theater FUN for all skill levels where campers discover their artistic voice through creative play! Students will be immersed musical theater training in acting, dance, singing, improvisation, auditioning techniques, and much more! We will SHOWCASE our work for friends and family on the last day of camp!Cost: $190WEEK 2 & 3June 22- July 3Slam Poetry/ Spoken WordAges: 12 to 17Hours: 4 – 6 pmTeacher: Brian McCrackenAn energetic and experimental workshop using performance techniques to bring poetry to life. Exploring the page In week 1- crafting poems that we’ll bring to life in week 2. Bring a sense of fun, a readiness to explore your voice- taking another step on the path of great storytelling. No experience necessary!Cost: $125WEEK 3June 29- July 3Riding a Tornado!!Ages: 7 to 12Hours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Kate AyersPut on a show all about American Tall Tales! Pecos Bill, Johnny Appleseed, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind and Sal Fink the Mississippi Screamer! Use your apron as a sail, wrestle an octopus, and dance with a bear.Cost: $190WEEK 4July 6- 10Stinky Cheese ManAges: 7 to 12Hours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Amy ShephardCome and join in the fun- You’ve heard of the Gingerbread Boy? Well this is NOT that story. This is the story of the Stinky Cheese Man! A farcical fairy tale full of laughs and unexpected turns, this play will involve comedy, movement, and creative acting skills.Cost: $190WEEK 5During Summer camps, students enjoy acting, playing and just being silly at Olympia Family Theater.Photo credit: Mandy RyleJuly 13- 17Comedy Camp “Make ‘em Laugh”Ages: 9 & upHours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Vanessa PostilCamp for aspiring comedians/comic actors- exploring the world of improvisation, sketch and stand-up comedy. Through theater and improv games and ensemble-building activities students will build the performance skills necessary to deliver an impressive and hilarious end-of-session show for friends and family.Cost: $190WEEK 6July 20- 24Dr. Seuss TooAges: 7 to 12Hours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Mandy RyleA Seuss inspired camp with songs and silliness and a play taking us to Whoville. Who knows?Cost: $190WEEK 6July 20- 24Teddy Bear PicnicAges: 5 to 6Hours: 9:30 am- noonTeacher: Vanessa Postil“If you go into the woods today…” you’ll find a week of games, stories, songs, and fun inspired by the “Teddy Bear Picnic”! A perfect camp for students to get their very first taste of theater in an educational and safe learning environment!Cost: $90WEEK 7July 27- 31Don’t Wake the GiantAges: 7 to 12Hours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Jen RylePut on a show! This story is set in a town built at the foot of a mountain that is a sleeping giant. You had better whisper and tip toe, and Shhhh! or you’ll wake him. Everything changes when Carolinda Clatter comes along- you won’t believe it!Cost: $190WEEK 8August 3- 7Never Never LandAges: 7 to 12Hours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Kate AyersThe Adventures will never never stop in our story of Never Neverland! Mermaids’ Lagoon, Marooner’s Rock, Crocodile Creek, and Pixie Hollow! Swordfights, flying, swimming, and encounters with Pixies, Pirates, Mermaids, Lost Boys, and Tiger Lily! SECOND STAR TO THE RIGHT AND STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING!Cost: $190WEEK 9.August 10- 14Broadway Kids 2Ages: 10 & upHours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Vanessa PostilMusical Theater FUN for all skill levels where campers discover their artistic voice through creative play! Students will be immersed musical theater training in acting, dance, singing, improvisation, auditioning techniques, and much more! We will SHOWCASE our work for friends and family on the last day of camp!Cost: $190WEEK 10August 17- 21Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsAges: 7 to 12Hours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Mandy RyleWhat’s going on with the weather? Join us for the creation of a play about the most hilarious tale of the town of Chew and Swallow. How will we be saved from this tidal wave of food? This week will be full of acting and prop making fun!Cost: $190WEEK 11August 24- 28A Dragon in the MixAges: 7 to 12Hours: 9 am- 3 pmTeacher: Jen RyleRehearse and perform a fairy tale farce! Combine one royal family full of bored princesses dying to have an adventure, with mischievous fairies, lost knights, and oh- did we mention a Dragon?Cost: $190WEEK 11August 24- 28Adventures with Lowly the WormAges: 5 to 6Hours: 9:30 am- noonTeacher: Vanessa PostilSpend a week of fun with Lowly the Worm, creating short plays together inspired by the beloved storytelling of Richard Scarry! A perfect camp for students to get their very first taste of theater in an educational and safe learning environment!Cost: $90last_img


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