Camp Classic: Summer Camp
Camp Classic: Summer Camp is a Theatre Arts-based camp linked to classical mythology, for children ages 6-13 of all ability levels, located in the heart of the Deco District!
Summer Camp (July 6-31, 2020)- Unlock stories of the past!
Campers will travel back in time to the days of adventure & magic, heroes & heroines, gods & rulers, and giants & ogres! Learn how to make a story come to life by using elements of the theatre to create your own characters, masks, props, and costumes, culminating in a final performance. Campers may register for individual sessions or more! Each week will be split into 2 age groups (ages 6-9 & 10-13) and focus on one of the following: Greek Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Egyptian Legends, and European Fairy Tales.
What was it like hanging out with the gods on Mount Olympus? How did Medusa come to have all of those pesky snakes as hair? Is Zeus responsible for creating thunderstorms? Come find out as you unlock the stories of Hercules, Dionysus, Athena, The Trojan War, and The Iliad & The Odyssey.
Learn the practice of ancient Noh drama and Kabuki theatre, performed in traditional tabi socks! Campers will explore Japanese ghost stories (obakebanashi) and tales of long ago (mukashibanashi) originating from and an assortment of forest-dwelling supernatural beings like the Dragon, the Kappa, the Tengu, and the Oni.
Discover the ancient Egyptian practices of tomb paintings, burial rituals, and how to perfect Cleopatra’s kohl eye makeup. Dig into the ancient papyrus scrolls and explore the legends and history of Ra the sun god, Isis & Osiris, and King Tutankhamen, in a world of pharaohs, mummies, sphinx and pyramids.
Do you believe that hair can be spun into gold, or that a house can be made entirely of candy? Explore the world of fantasy, where monsters, witches, princesses, and mean little men rule the land! Campers will explore stories such as; Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel, Beowulf, Hansl & Gretl, and The Boy Who Cried Wolf.
Daily Arts Focus: All groups will participate in a daily Arts Focus, where students will create theatre pieces such as; masks, props, and costumes. These pieces may be used during performances, and most pieces may be taken home on the final performance day.
Included in camp rates: