Participants in a week-long “Witty Fools” Improv Theater Camp will try-out their newly-honed comedic skills in a performance on Sunday, June 26 at 7:00 p.m. at Gesa Power House Theatre. General admission tickets ($10-$6) will be available at the door.
Summer Camp Programs:
The “Witty Fools” Improv Camp runs June 20 to June 26. Younger participants (age 14-18) meet 9AM-12PM; participants age 19 and up meet at 6:30PM. Enrollment is $150. Shawn Franklin from Jet City Improv in Seattle will teach this camp for the second year in a row.
“Shakespeare Players” will introduce kids (9-13) to the language, plot, stories, and themes in Shakespeare’s plays through live performance and narrative. Students will develop imagination skills, public speaking, and basic acting skills through performing a modernized version of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. The camp meets 9AM-12PM, July 5-17, with a performance on Sunday, July 17. Enrollment is $100.
“Shakespeare Intensive” takes performance skills to the next level (for ages 14 to adult), and includes in-depth actor training, highlighting vocal, physical, and acting techniques. In a final public showcase, students will perform key scenes from the Bard’s most beloved plays, on Sunday, July 17. Enrollment is $50.
At “Stage Fight Camp”, students learn both sword fight techniques and unarmed combat. Students progress to choreographing original fights and rehearsing scenes with dialogue and action. The camp runs July 11-17, and meets 1-4PM. The week ends in a public demonstration on Sunday, July 17. Enrollment is $150.
“Musical Theater Camp” will focus on all aspects of musical theater including vocal technique, auditioning, performance, dance instruction and choreography. Students ages 9-13 will meet 9AM-12PM; Students age 14 and up will meet at 6:30PM. The camp runs July 19 – August 7 and ends in public cabaret showcases August 6 & 7. Enrollment is $75.