DATES, TIMES & COST
March 13-17, 2017 & March 20-24, 2017 | 9:00am-12:30pm | $150/week
In this daily drama camp, campers in grades 1-3 and 4-7 alternate between Creative Drama and Adventures in Speech Arts, with a supervised snack break in between classes. Instructors modify individual classes to fit the age range of each group. Creative Drama and Adventures in Speech Arts perfectly demonstrate the benefits of arts education. Not only are they both fun and creative, they teach empowering skills students will use throughout their lives.
Drama Camp sessions will end with a fun showcase for an audience of family and friends!
The two sessions will be individualized and different – so you can register your child for both weeks!
taught by Christine Bortolin
Children will learn the fundamental techniques of stage acting and get a taste of improvisational drama. By creating scenes and characters as they think on their feet, students will learn to trust their impulses, instincts, and imagination. Students will discover a refreshing experience - where “mistakes” are half the fun. In this positive environment, failure quickly loses its sting, giving kids the confidence to take risks, step outside of their comfort zones and explore their imaginations.
ADVENTURES IN SPEECH ARTS
taught by Kaitlin Williams
Children will learn the foundations of Speech Arts while working on individual and/or group projects in the form of stories, poetry, and short dramatic scenes. These classes will give students the confidence to speak in front of an audience, and to understand the relationship between the audience and performer. Emphasis will be placed on breath, volume, articulation, inflection, gesture, eye contact, and body movement; and most importantly, building confidence.
REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 9th!
Register before January 31st and save!
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Kaitlin Williams is a Vancouver based actor and theatre artist. She has worked with many theatre companies across BC including The Arts Club, Pacific Theatre, Chemainus Theatre, ITSAZOO, Western Canada Theatre, SAMC Theatre, Kaleidoscope, Twenty-Something Theatre, Delinquent Theatre and Hardline Theatre. As well as a passion for performing, Kaitlin also has over 10 years experience of teaching drama to kids. She taught speech arts during Greenthumb's inagural spring break camp last year and is happy to be back! One of her favourite parts of teaching drama is witnessing kids discover the joys of theatre and performance for the first time. Kaitlin encountered the power of theatre at a young age, helping her grow in confidence and creativity, and she loves passing that on to her students. She is really looking forward to spending spring break with Greenthumb.
You can learn more at www.kaitlinwilliams.com
Christine is an actor and writer in Vancouver, BC. She has a BFA in Acting from UBC, with a double major in Creative Writing, and attended the Douglas College Acting program. She has been performing comedy, mostly improv, since high school, has toured through Canada and the USA, and has a weekly show on Tuesdays at Little Mountain Gallery.
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