Falcon Drama & Theatre Camp

 


Camp Session

June 20-June 24 | 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - FULL

Ages

  • 9-14 years old

Pricing

  • Full Day Pricing | $400
  • Early bird registration | $380 (deadline - February 24)



Description

In this camp young actors will work together as an ensemble to create their own original improvised play based on a piece of children's literature. During the week-long program students will work with a professional teaching artist to develop basic acting skills and create an original performance.

Campers will:

  • Participate in fun drama games
  • Learn to use the Five Acting Tools and Skills: Voice, Body, Imagination, Cooperation, and Concentration
  • Explore how to set a scene, create characters, and perform a story using minimal costumes and props
  • Practice their oral language and literacy skills by sequencing a story and retelling it in their own words
  • Collaborate with their fellow actors to create an original drama inspired by a myth, fable, or fairy tale

What to bring

  • Clothes that you can move and dance in, and a notebook
  • Lunch can be brought from home in a cooler, or a lunch plan is available for purchase two weeks before the start of camp
  • Full water bottle with camper's name on it


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Camp Director:
Emily Townsend & Ali Oliver-Krueger

Emily Townsend is the Artistic Administrator and Literary Manager for InterAct Story Theatre, where she is also a lead teaching artist, working with students grades PreK-8 in creative drama and theatre. In addition to her work with InterAct, she has worked as a teaching artist throughout the Washington metropolitan region, for organizations ranging from the Sitar Arts Center to the Shakespeare Theatre Company, where she spent a season interning in the Education Department. Emily has also worked on the staff of Holy Trinity School in Georgetown and taught reading comprehension with Lindamood Bell Learning Processes. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Haverford College, and a master’s degree in Theatre History and Performance Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Ali Oliver-Krueger is a director, playwright/composer, performer, and teaching artist. She is the Executive and Artistic Director of InterAct Story Theatre, a theatre for young audiences and arts-in-education organization based in Wheaton serving over 7,000 children and adults each year. As the director of InterAct Story Theatre, Ali designs curriculum; works with students in grades PreK-12 in theatre and drama, creative movement, and music; creates original theatre; and leads workshops for teachers and caregivers in how to use drama and music to foster learning. Ali has worked with schools, opera companies, and arts organizations throughout the country, and is a residency artist with Arts for Learning Maryland, The Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts, and the John F. Kennedy Center Education Department's DC Partnership Schools Initiative Community Program. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music and Drama/Directing and Management from the University of North Texas and a Master’s Degree in Opera Performance from The Boston Conservatory. 

This camp is hosted in cooperation with Creative Enrichment, LLC. Please contact owner and founder, Lori Hurwitz, with questions: creativeenrichment.md@gmail.com.