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Teen Summer Camp 2023

Full Theatre Experience Ages 12-18

  • Ended
  • 300 US dollars
  • First United Church's Lower Level

Service Description

Get ready for a fully-emerged theatre program... Costume design, makeup, set and scene design, improv, sound and lighting, voice lessons and more will all be a part of camp. Explore all of these wonderful learning opportunities in depth, find which one speaks to you, then further that learned skill in creating a showcase with your camp team! All caregivers are welcome to view the showcase on Saturday, July 29th. Week 1: Intro Week You will experience a class in each theatre category, led by a teacher specializing in such. The basics of each will be covered in creative, fun, and inspiring ways. Week 2: Workshop Week Return for a week ready to focus on your favorite category, and begin developing a way to display this theatre skill with the teacher's guidance. You will work with the other campers in developing ideas into one showcase. Combine as a team and learn how theatre truly needs talent in EVERY category. Week 3: Performance Prep Week Time to rehearse rehearse rehearse! Plus you will create a station to present your learned skill (think "Science Fair" style) for before Showcase. Be it displaying a costume you have designed, a monologue you have rehearsed, applying theatre makeup and explaining the "how" and "why", showing a script you wrote and its process of creation, stage light placement you have set up and why, a set design you have sketched - and assembled! May your imagination know no limits. We will have all in place before you leave that Friday at 4pm... Together you will all present your Showcase for an audience of caregivers the next day! The grande finale: Summer Showcase Saturday, July 29th 12pm Camper Dropoff 1pm - 1:30pm Skill Stations ("Science Fair" style piece) - Report to your station for a half hour, while all friends & family can wander stations, to see all the campers' talents. 1:30pm - 2pm Prep Before Showcase - Time to get ready for the show! Make sure all is in place, you are prepped for show, reporting to your director and in places ready to go. Friends & Fam get to remain during this process to observe this important stage of theatre as well. Full immersion for them too! Concessions will be on sale during this time. 2pm - 3pm SHOWCASE SHOWTIME! - Now your audience will watch as you all display your works of love in one cohesive piece. This is your moment! 3pm - 3:30pm Strike - To complete the theatre experience, we of course end with Strike! Help everyone to tear down set and put all materials away before saying goodbye!


Contact Details

  • First United Methodist Church, 1st Ave NW, Austin, MN, USA


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