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SUMMER IS HERE!

Join us this summer at Arts Unlimited Studios for exciting dance and theatre classes. Complete the registration form at the bottom of the page to sign up for a summer camp class.

Cost:

$120 each, per week
$100 each, per week if you sign up for more than one camp or have two or more family members enrolled
$75 for Saturday (only) classes

July 5-9, (9am-12pm) Shakespeare Shouts! (ages 11-14)

This fun and creative workshop will introduce Shakespeare in a non-threatening manner that will have participants shouting for joy! Explore Unlimited possibilities for unlocking your acting potential as you learn about the Bard.  (Many 9th graders read Romeo and Juliet, so this may be the perfect precursor!) Included are 4 days of instruction, varied activities centered around understanding and acting in simple Shakespeare scenes, daily snack and the opportunity to put together a simple performance. The camp will culminate with a sharing for family/friends on Friday, July 9 at 11am. Instructors: Libby Andrzejewski & Scott Andrzejewski

 July 5-9, (1pm-4pm) Story Theatre Unlimited: Stories From The Sea (ages 6-9)

Dive into limitless inspiration as you explore, investigate and dramatize a variety of stories from the sea. This fun and stress free workshop will use open-ended creative dramatics techniques to help children understand storytelling, create interesting characters and gain confidence as they work as a team to bring stories to life. Included are 4 days of instruction, varied activities centered around strong storytelling, basic acting and creating original playlettes, and the opportunity to put together a simple performance. Daily snack and outdoor time included. The camp will culminate with a sharing for family/friends on Friday, July 9  at 3pm.. Instructor: Emily Klingman

 July 12-16 (9:30am-11:30am) Unlimited Creative Play: Beautiful Bugs (ages 4-6)

Creative play is the work of childhood! Beautiful Bugs combines music, art, storytelling and theatre play as students explore, create and embrace our buggy world.  Two instructors will lead songs, games, art and theatre activities that will build confidence and collaboration in a fun and stress-free manner. Included are four days of instruction, daily snack and outdoor time. The camp will culminate in a short sharing for family/friends on Friday, July 16 at 11am. Instructors: Gina Duckworth and Grace Schiefen

July 12-16 (1pm-4pm) Limitless Bravery: Heroes & Heroines (ages  8-11)

What makes a hero?  Let’s explore works that center around heroes and heroines.  From old favorites to redefining the modern hero, students will experience stories, research together and create scenarios to make an original mini-play with a collective heroic theme.  Included are 4 days of instruction, varied activities centered around strong storytelling, basic acting and creating original playlettes, and the opportunity to put together a simple performance. Daily snack and outdoor time included. The camp will culminate with a sharing for family/friends on Friday, July 16 at 3pm.   Instructor:  Libby Andrzejewski

July 12-16 (6pm-9pm) Play Making Unlimited (ages 12-16) 

Our students will begin at the beginning of play development and actor training to ignite a passion for storytelling.  By creating original scenes based on a central theme, participants will stretch their writing skills, build confidence in their acting ability and experience what it takes to tell a great story. Included are 4 days of instruction, a variety of activities to suit all learning styles, daily snack and time spent outdoors. The camp will culminate with a sharing for family/friends on Friday, July 16 at 8pm..  Instructor: Kate Durgin

July 19-23 (9am-12pm) Imagination Unlimited: Tales from The World of Fantasy (ages 8-11) 

Imagination is limitless as participants work together using a variety of props, soundscapes, and random objects to create a fantasy-themed theatre piece from scratch.  Utilizing the Devised Theatre genre, students will learn strategies to effectively communicate their ideas and creativity, collaborate as members of an acting team and  turn inspiration into reality. Included are four days of instruction based around teamwork, self-expression and crafting interesting stories, daily snack and outdoor time. The camp will culminate in a sharing for family/friends on Friday, July 23 at 11am. Instructor:  Emily Klingman

July 19-23 (1pm-4pm) Pirates Unlimited (ages 6-9)

Adventure on the high seas awaits as you discover and dramatize a variety of piratey tales!. This relaxed, fun and creative fun workshop will use open-ended creative dramatics techniques, games and art activities to inspire children to become strong storytellers, create interesting characters and gain confidence as they work as a team to create their own play. Included are 4 days of instruction, varied activities centered around story theatre, making strong character choices, building confidence, teamwork and the opportunity to put together a simple performance. Daily snack & outdoor time  included. The camp will culminate with a sharing for family/friends on Friday, July 23  at 3pm. Instructor: Libby Andrzejewski

July 19-23 (6pm-9pm) Unlimited Movement: Storytelling Without Words  (ages 12-16)

What if you had to tell a story but could not use your voice?  Explore unlimited modes of communication and learn to create interesting characters and tell exciting stories using only movement. Students will collaborate on choosing the music or sounds that will accompany the original stories developed throughout the week.  Included are four days of instruction that will include movement warm-ups and a variety of movement strategies designed to help students discover their potential as physical storytellers; daily snack and time spent outdoors.  The camp will culminate with a sharing for family/friends on Friday, July 23  at 8pm.. Instructor: Erisa Flewell

Please note: No dance experience is necessary, but students must come dressed in comfortable clothes (preferably with leggings and leotards under so that movement is unrestricted).  Dance shoes are not required but recommended; lightweight sneakers with rubber soles are fine.

July 24  Saturday (10am-1pm) Masterclass Stage Combat 101 (ages 11-14)

Slap, Punch, Fall! Learn to safely execute basic stage combat skills in this one-day intensive. Included are safe strategies from the beginning to the end of a scene involving stage combat, warm-up techniques, proper execution and rehearsal, integrating combat into simple scenarios and a healthy discussion around the importance of safe practises! Camp will culminate with a short sharing for family/friends, time TBD. Instructors: Austin Flewell & Erisa Flewell

July 26-30 (6pm-8:30pm) Young Storytellers Unlimited  (ages 6-9) 

So many stories, so little time!  This camp puts literacy at the forefront as young readers use dramatic play to explore a variety of tales old and new..  By reading and researching stories centered around travelling to a distant land, students will devise an original script.  Together, they will shape their stories, create interesting characters and explore bringing them to life! Included are four days of instruction using a variety of creative play exercises, opportunities to build confidence, collaboration and literacy skills, daily snack and outdoor time. The camp will culminate with a sharing for family/friends on Friday July 30 at 7:30pm. Instructor: Kate Durgin

July 31 Saturday (10am-1pm) Masterclass Stage Combat 101  Austin & Erisa (ages 12-16)

Slap, Punch, Fall! Learn to safely execute basic stage combat skills in this one-day intensive. Included are safe strategies from the beginning to the end of a scene involving stage combat, warm-up techniques, proper execution and rehearsal, integrating combat into simple scenarios and a healthy discussion around the importance of safe practises! Camp will culminate with a short sharing for family/friends, time TBD. Instructors: Austin Flewell & Erisa Flewell

August 2-6 (9am-12pm) Unlimited Movement: Storytelling without Words (ages 8-11)

What if you had to tell a story but could not use your voice?  Explore unlimited modes of communication and learn to create interesting characters and tell exciting stories using only movement. Students will collaborate on choosing the music or sounds that will accompany the original stories developed throughout the week.  Included are four days of instruction that will include movement warm-ups and a variety of movement strategies designed to help students discover their potential as physical storytellers; daily snack and time spent outdoors.  The camp will culminate with a sharing for family/friends on Friday, July 23  at 8pm.. Instructor: Erisa Flewell

Please note: No dance experience is necessary, but students must come dressed in comfortable clothes (preferably with leggings and leotards under so that movement is unrestricted).  Dance shoes are not required but recommended; lightweight sneakers with rubber souls are fine.

August 2-6 (1pm-4pm) Unlimited Identity: Exploring Mask Theatre (ages 11-15)

The use of masks in theatre is a timeless tradition that offers limitless possibilities for creating interesting characters through movement, posture and hand gestures. Spend a week diving into different genres of mask including neutral mask, larval masks and commedia dell’arte masks AND learn how to make your very own mask!  Included are four days of instruction utilizing these forms to create stories and bring characters to life in new and challenging ways. Daily snack and time outdoors are also included.  The camp will culminate with a sharing for family/friends on Friday, August 6 at 3pm.  Instructor: Emily Klingman