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Monday, May 6, 2013

STAR Camps embraces acting life


News to Know
 by Robin Steele-Thornhill


Does your child or teenager seem to be a natural performer? Have they shown an interest in being in plays or on stage, but you have no idea where to start! The Ashland Theatre’s STAR Camps are just the place for beginners and experienced young performers of all ages! We cover a variety of subjects best designed for your young actors age: How to Audition, Monologues, Puppets, Music, Costuming, Stage Makeup, Improv, Stage Movement, Creativity, Stage Directions, Pantomime, and much more!

Little STAR Camp
Ages 2-5) May 18th
9am-11am
Perfect opportunity to introduce performing arts and theatre to your preschooler! All campers must have a parent or adult accompany them throughout the 2 hour camp. (Limit 2 adults per camper please) Your camper will have the opportunity to explore through a number of hands on stations where they can spend as much or as little time as their busy imaginations allow. Please bring snacks and water for your little actors! Camp fee $30 includes a fun surprise to help the creativity to live on past camp. Fee is due when forms are turned in. Limit 10 campers.  Campers must wear closed toed shoes and clothes they can comfortably move in.

STAR Camp for Kids (Grades 2-6) June 3-7
9am-2pm
Week long day camp for kids who have shown an interest in learning more about performing onstage and acting! Whether they have been in several plays or have no experience at all, we will help get them ready and excited about being in front of an audience! We teach the basics of stage directions, how to audition, fun theatre games, and training in how to become a character fully from costumes, stage makeup, and movement! All campers need to bring sack lunch and lots of bottled water. Wear clothes they can move in and closed toed shoes. Camp fee is $80 and includes camp t-shirt, 8X10 copy of headshot photograph, professional quality headshot photography, and supplies. Fee is due at time forms are turned in. Limit 30 campers.

Teen STAR Camp (Grades 7-12) June 10-14 9am-3pm
Week long day camp for your aspiring teen actors. Amazing hands on learning where campers have the opportunity to prepare an audition monologue suitable for professional and college auditions, learn to create a character from movement-costume-voice-and stage makeup, have opportunities to have web chats with professional actors and crew members working in the field, learn how to create their own acting resume to use at auditions, have professional headshots taken, and much more! All campers must bring a sack lunch and lots of bottled water. Campers must dress in clothes they can move in and must wear closed toed shoes. Camp fee is $80 and includes camp t-shirt, 8X10 copy of their headshot, professional headshot photography, and materials. Fee is due at time forms are turned in. Limit 30 campers.  



FOR ALL CAMP SESSIONS: PLEASE FILL OUT CAMP FORM AND MAIL ALONG WITH CAMP FEE TO: The Ashland Theatre PO Box 218 Ashland, AL 36251
Checks can be made out to : The Ashland Theatre.

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