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Summer Camps

Summer Camps

 

Check out all our great camps!


Ages 11-Adult
July 22 - 25
Mon - Thu     10am-1pm

Instructor: Michelle Ciancarelli

All styles of drawing (cartooning, fantasy illustration, digital art) flow from an understanding and practice of fundamental drawing skills. Learn about pencil softness/hardness and how to use them correctly in your composition. Explore drawing techniques for texture, value and form rendering, and develop the ability to recognize and proportionally represent edges, shapes, negative space, line and shadow. Inspiration abounds in the beautiful studios at Windy Knoll Farm. Register by July 14 to avoid $20 late fee.

Camp fee includes $25.00 Supply fee.

 


Age 13-20
(3 weeks) July 29 - Aug. 17
Mon. - Fri. 9am-3pm rehearsals - Performance 8/16 @ 7pm & 8/17 & 2pm & 7pm

Pied Piper Theatre’s 3-Week Intensive Production of West Side Story - School Edition

Join the Jets and the Sharks in this modern day musical set in New York City. Based on a conception by Jerome Robbins of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Arthur Laurent, this 1961 award-winning classic tragedy of feuding families combines outstanding music and dance numbers including Jet Song, Dance at the Gym, America, and Tonight. Open to ages 13-20, casting will include Tony, Maria, Riff, Action, Baby John, Anybodys, Bernardo, Chino, Anita, and many more exciting characters. Space is limited so sign up today!

Entire original production directed & choreographed by Robert E. Griffith & Harold S. Prince by arrangement with Roger L. Stevens. West Side Story- School Edition is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 423 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019. Tel: (212)541-4684. Fax: (212)397-4684. www.MTIshows.com.


Ages 5-10
July 29-August 2
Mon-Fri     10am-1pm

Instructor: Amanda Shaw

Are you in search of new opportunities to nurture the creativity in your budding artist? In this class we will explore a variety of mediums and themes involving drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture geared toward elementary students. Introduction to these fundamental media through their history in cultures around the world will be part of our daily activities. Each child will learn to greater appreciate their own creative power and how art may connect us all. Register by July 21 to avoid $20 late fee.

Camp fee includes $30.00 Supply fee.


Ages 10-14
July 29-August 2
Mon-Fri     10am-2pm

Instructor: Lydia Bratton

Take a trip around the world with your sketchbook in hand.  Visit a faraway continent, city, landmark, or beautiful rural view with no waiting in lines, lost luggage, or travel fees! Improvement of fundamental drawing skills will be the focus the class, with virtually unlimited visual reference possibilities courtesy of Google Street View.  Through a wide array of lessons, students will learn to recognize and proportionally represent edges, shapes, negative space, line, and shadow, while finding inspiration via technological exploration. Register by July 21 to avoid $20 late fee.

Camp fee includes $20.00 Supply fee.


Age 8-15
(2 weeks) July 29 - Aug. 9
M - F 1:30-5pm

Musical theatre hits the stage in this premiere program at the Kellar Theater. Drama, music and dance come together as students work on an entertaining new musical production. Participating young actors will showcase their talents with final performances on Friday, August 9 at 5:30pm. All students must be available for the final performance.


Ages 5-10
August 5-9
Mon-Fri     10am-1pm

Instructor: Nicole Osborne

Think outside the box, inside the box, on top of the box, and through the box! Come design your own personal art fort. We will look at simple homes through time, and construct individual creative habitats big enough to get inside and take cover! Our process will include window affects, doors, roof structures and other embellishments.  Decorate the interior and exterior of your art fort with your personal theme. Let’s make an artists’ community of our very own! Register by July 28 to avoid $20 late fee.

Camp fee includes $30.00 Supply fee.


Ages 13-18
August 5-9
Mon-Fri    10am-3pm

Instructor:  Jeremiah Edwards

Members of the workshop function like an animation production team to produce a collaborative animated micro short (15-60 seconds). Members of the workshop will work on each aspect of production (script writing, storyboarding, animating, and editing). The team must concisely and creatively tell a story in a small amount of space (think micro-fiction). At the end of the workshop, each member will have a credit in the completed micro short film. Class limited to 8 students. Register by July 28 to avoid $25 late fee.

Camp fee includes tuition and $20 supply fee.


Ages 5-7
Aug. 5-16
M-F 10:00am - 12:30pm

Take a journey to the magical world of Dr. Seuss.  Explore your favorite characters from the books including the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, the Grinch, the Lorax and many more!  Students will have the opportunity to play theatre games, learn basic acting skills, and create these wonderful characters.  We will make some of our own props and costumes or try on something from the costume closet.  Our young actors will enjoy a visit from family and friends on the final day for a short celebration of our accomplishments.


August 12-16
Mon-Fri     10am-2pm

Instructor: Lydia Bratton

Explore the powers of the third dimension in this diverse approach to sculpture. You will have creative freedom regarding the source of your inspiration. Build anything from whimsical characters to abstract constructs—the sky is the limit! Using wire, wood, clay & more, we will develop and improve modeling skills and the ability to “see” the three dimensional art in the making. Register by August 4 to avoid $25 late fee.

Camp fee includes $20.00 Supply fee.