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Musical Theatre Camp 2017
(Youth 7-10 yrs., Middler 11-14 yrs., and Teen 15-18 yrs. levels)
June 26 – July 20, Monday – Thursday (4 weeks), 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Youth: Honk Junior, music by George Stiles, lyrics by Anthony Drewe, directed by Liz Fredette
Middlers: Disney’s High School Musical, music and lyrics by Matthew Gerard, Robbie Nevel and David Lawreence, directed by Jen Jaynes – SOLD OUT
Teen: Little Shop of Horrors, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman, directed by John Rea
Honk Jr. – Wednesday, July 19 at 7 PM
Disney’s High School Musical – Thursday, July 20 at 7 PM
Little Shop of Horrors – Friday, July 21 at 7 PM
Put your acting skills into action and learn how to stretch to new levels. Training in acting, singing and dancing while working on a musical. Our production will be held at the historic Plays and Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Street, Philadelphia.
Musical Theatre Camp 2
Youth AND Middlers ONLY (ages 7-14)
July 24 – August 10, Monday – Thursday (3 weeks), 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
The Witches, based on the book by Roald Dahl, music and lyrics by John Rea, directed by Liz Fredette
Performance on Thursday, August 10 at 7 PM.
Cabaret Camp (Middlers & Teens 11-18 yrs.)
July 24-28, Monday – Friday (1 week), 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Directed by John Rea
Train your voice in the Broadway style. Perform solo and in groups. Learn to sing in harmony. We will be performing songs from: Legally Blonde, Hamilton, The Comet of 1812, Dear Evan Hansen, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Little Women, Fiddler on the Roof and many more. There will be a performance on the last day of camp at 7 PM.
Acting Camp (Middlers & Teens 11-18 yrs.)
July 31 – August 4, Monday – Friday (1 week), 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Directed by Jen Jaynes
Take your acting to the next level. Learn how to get inside your characters by using voice, movement, costumes and props. Develop memorizing skills and learn how to make your acting clear and precise. Build your confidence as you improvise to find your character. Scenes from contemporary plays will be used. There will be a performance on the last day of camp at 7 PM.
Crash Course in Comedy (Middlers & Teens 11-18 yrs.)
August 7-11, Monday – Friday (1 week), 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Directed by Jen Jaynes
Get intensive training in improvisation and sketch comedy. Learn to say ‘yes’ to what is offered and find the humor in everyday situations and bizarre ones, too. Act 1 of our show will be comprised of sketch comedy from Monty Python, Upright Citizens Brigade, the Reduced Shakespeare Company and/or Saturday Night Live and original sketches. Act 2 will be our version of the popular TV show, Whose Line is it Anyway? There will be a performance on the last day of camp at 7 PM.