Education Grade 5 to 8 : The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

Education For Grades 5 to 8

The world of theatre offers older students limitless possibilities! It s a world wherein campers can explore their ideas, work collaboratively and try new things! Programming for this group focuses on creative engagement, artistic exploration and self-expression. Participants are encouraged to be active in setting goals and meeting challenges for each class week.

JUNE 21-25; CAMP FEE: $300 (Includes Supplies)
MONDAY - FRIDAY 9:00-4:30
Tech Camp introduces students to traditional stagecraft skills used in the non-performance side of theatrical production. During this course, teens will participate in a variety of hands-on projects using tools of the trade as they develop stage carpentry, scenic painting, costume building and lighting skills.

SKILLS CAMPS: Monday - Friday 9:30-4:30
Developing skills that can be applied across theatre genres such as vocal exercises, improvisation, diction, movement and dance will fill the morning portion of the skills camp. The focus shifts to collaboration and application in the afternoons as the camp members learn a short script and movement pieces designed to put their new skills into practice.

PERFORMANCE CAMPS: Monday - Friday 9:30-4:30; Performance on Saturday

*Campers will be joined by 3rd-4th grade students for the performance. Each group will have unique performance opportunities within the musical revue style production.