New! Acting for The Camera
For aspiring young ‘actors’. Learn real auditioning skills by working with scripts for commercials and film readings. Learn how to personalize characters and follow direction, block for camera and read with ‘co-stars’. Improvisation and ad-libbing (off the script) will be taught as a basis of making acting choices and trusting instincts. Included in this camp is a take-home tutorial showing ways to find acting jobs and a list of legitimate talent agencies. This camp is designed by casting director Kathy Wickline, CSA (www.wicklinecasting.com), who holds over 10,000 casting credits in film, commercials, and TV. (Included in this camp is a professionally edited flash drive for lifetime keepsake. Please allow up to 3 months for editing/delivery.)
XCHLC 271, $315
8/7-8/11, 9am – 2pm, Grades 8-10
New! Intro to Film & TV: On Camera Acting and Behind the Scenes
Work as cast and crew teams in this cool camp. Learn basic levels of acting, directing and operating the camera. Script writing, storyboarding and improvisation will also be introduced. Projects include commercials, film scenes, music videos and public service announcements. Each day is different as campers create original projects and learn the basics of the biz. This camp is designed by casting director, Kathy Wickline, CSA, who holds over 10,000 casting credits in film, commercials and TV. (Included in this camp is a professionally edited flash drive for lifetime keepsake. Please allow up to 3 months for editing/delivery.
XCHLC 272, $315
7/24-7/28, 9am – 2pm, Grades 6-8
New! Theater and Storytelling: From Page to Stage
Bring your storytelling creativity from the page to the stage. Inspired and led by award winning children’s author and artist, Janine L. Kimmel (The Magic Gown and The Yawning Rabbit River Chronicle), this original and imaginative week will lead campers to the creation of their own story that comes to life on stage. Three days of classroom collaboration and inspiration will be followed by two days of performing arts center production. Camp includes storytelling ideas and prompts from the instructor’s books that include maps, poems, songs, dreams, the natural world and real life experiences that all come together to create an original stage production.
XCHLC 276, $315
7/10 – 7/14, 9am-2pm, Grades 4-6