WCU announces summertime theater camp

Western Carolina University’s College of Fine and Performing Arts is hosting a theater summer camp from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday July 16 to 20 at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts with an end-of-camp Friday Showcase performance at 6 p.m. July 20.

The summer camp is for children from 8 years (and who have completed the second grade) to 17 years old and is limited to 30 students. The camp will include games, improvisation, stage direction, basic directing, character work, discussion, tours and more. Students will work in small groups to create characters and situations that will evolve into short scenes for the Friday Showcase. Two professional actors with Bright Star Children’s Theatre, an Asheville theater company, will run the camp.

No previous theater experience is required for participation, but children with a theater background are welcome. The cost of the camp is $110 per child, with additional children from the same family able to register for $100 each. Campers must provide their own snacks and beverages. Registration is under way through Friday, July 13, with payment (cash and check only) due the first day of camp. 828.227.2505 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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