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    Secret in the Wings

    Grades 9-12
    • Rehearsals

      July 24- August 11

      Monday-Friday

      1:00pm-4:00pm

    • Tech Dates

      August 14- 18

      Monday-Friday

      1:00pm-4:00pm

    • Performances

      Friday, August 18, 7:00pm

      Saturday, August 19, 2:00pm & 7:00pm

    Directed by Shawn Belyea
    Written by Mary Zimmerman

    Mary Zimmerman’s The Secret in the Wings adapts a group of lesser-known fairy tales to create a theatrical work that sets their dark mystery against her signature wit and humor. The framing story concerns a child and the frightening babysitter with whom her parents leave her. As the babysitter reads from a book, the characters in each of the tales materialize, with each tale breaking off just at its bleakest moment before giving way to the next one.

    • Cost

      $600

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 15

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    Trickster Tales Session #2

    Grades 1-3
    • Rehearsal

      July 31-August 4

      Monday-Friday

      9:00am-12:00pm

    • Performance

      Friday, August 4, 11:00am

    Directed by Wiley Gorn

    Students explore the trials and adventures of some of those crazy tricksters from many beloved stories such as Anansi the Spider, Raven, and Coyote.

    • Cost

      $180

    • Enrollment

      Min: 8 Max 12

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    As You Like It (Full day/Full week camp)

    Grades 6-8
    • Rehearsals and Tech

      July 24-July 28

      Monday-Friday

      9:00am-4:00pm

    • Performance

      Friday, July 28, 4:00pm

    Directed by Heather Hawkins
    Written by William Shakespeare

    This classic tale follows Rosalind and her friend Celia’s escape from a deadly conspiracy into nature’s wild, liberating arms. What transpires is an unconventional romance with everything from wrestling matches to cross-dressing shepherds, culminating in a finale so joyful that spring will seem just around the corner.

    • Cost

      $450

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 15

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    Forest Lore: Dark Tales Told Through Puppetry

    6-12
    • Rehearsals

      August, 7- August, 17
      Monday-Thursday
      6:00pm-9:00pm
    • Tech

      August, 21- August, 24
      Monday-Thursday
      6:00pm-9:00pm

       

    • Performances

      Friday, August 25, 7:00pm
      Saturday, August 26, 2:00pm & 7:00pm
      Sunday, August 27, 2:00pm & 7:00pm

    Directed by Amy Escobar
    Written by Amy Escobar

    “Long before haunted houses existed, haunted woods circled the globe. Homer knew it. The Brothers Grimm knew it. In legend, all the great mythic quests of self-discovery begin with the hero entering a dark wood. Some journeys also end there.” ― Robert Dunbar, Dark Forest
    “It came from the woods. Most strange things do.” ― Emily Carroll, Through the Woods
    The Forest is the setting for the dark tales we will share. It is full of enchantments and wonders and we will journey through its twisting thorns and shadows, entering the home of blood-seekers, bone-crunchers and teeth that snap under full moons. We might find a path or lose our way… anything can happen in the woods…

    In Forest Lore, we will use multiple styles of puppetry (including shadow play, modified Bunraku and object manipulation) to tell fantastical stories and meet the many weird, wonderful and frightening creatures lurking in the woods. Puppetry incorporates physicality, voice work, and lots of teamwork. We will be improving our dexterity, specificity and character work, as well as using our imaginations to bring the impossible to life.

    • Cost

      $600

    • Enrollment

      Min. 10 Max: 15

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    12 Dancing Princesses

    Grades 2-5
    • Rehearsals

      August 14-18

      Monday- Friday

      9:00am-12:00pm

       

    • Performance

      Performance: Friday, August 18, 11:00am

    Directed by Jasmine Jean Sim

    Discover the mystery and thrill of where these princesses disappear off to every night and various secrets they are keeping. Do their secrets get discovered?  In this retelling and reiteration of the classic fairy tale, the story both reflects and challenges this familiar story.

    • Cost

      $180

    • Enrollment

      Min: 8 Max 12

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    The Secret History of Nikola Tesla

    Grades 5-8
    • Rehearsals and Tech

      August 28- September 1

      Monday-Friday

      12:30pm-5:30pm

    • Performance

      Friday, September 1, 4:00pm

    Directed by Steven Sterne
    Written by Jennifer Dice

    Nikola Tesla was, perhaps, the most brilliant inventor of the 19th and 20th centuries; the discovery of electricity, radio, and several technologies that – if ever brought to fruition – could prove even more revolutionary. His life was tragic, but in Dice’s play the tables are turned. The first two thirds closely follow history, but the last part of the play shows the future Tesla should have had – a better future, in which Susan B Anthony is President of the United States, and Thomas Edison admits that Tesla is the better scientist.

    Roles include Tesla, Edison, George Westinghouse, financier Andrew Carnegie, Marie Curie, manners maven Emily Post, and a host of newsies, ditch diggers and talking pigeons, and more.

    • Cost

      $300

    • Enrollment

      Min: 10 Max: 12

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    Dragons of Green Lake

    Grades 2-5
    • Rehearsals

      August 28- September 1

      Monday-Friday

      9:00am-12:00pm

    • Performance

      Friday, September 1, 11:00am

    Directed by Marquicia Dominguez

    Come on a glorious quest full of magic, adventure, and dragons! Students will explore dragon folklore through theater and movement.

    • Cost

      $215

    • Enrollment

      Min: 8 Max 12

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    Stage Combat

    Grades 5-8
    • Class Time

      June 26- June 30

      Monday-Friday

      1:00pm-4:00pm

    Directed by Peter Dylan O'Connor

    Don’t have time to do a show but want to build your skills? Come learn the basics of hand-to-hand combat on stage and sword fighting on stage as taught by a professional fight choreographer.

    *It is highly recommended that performers interested in The Three Musketeers sign up for this class as well.

    • Cost

      $180

    • Enrollment

      Min: 8 Max 12

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