Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous Registration Open - Camp Begins 6/26

Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous Registration Open - Camp Begins 6/26Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous (STAR), Perseverance Theatre's five-week youth acting program, provides theatrical training and performance opportunities to students who are excited about theatre. STAR is open to students aged 10-18.

It's time to register for Perseverance Theatre's Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous! Work with local and out-of-town professional directors and designers on one of three exciting shows. This five-week program is perfect for young actors who are committed to theatre and performance. As a theatre training program, STAR is a great opportunity for young people with or without previous experience to work with professional instructors. In addition to rehearsals, students will participate in daily workshops on voice, movement, and acting technique. Students aged 10-18 will perform one of three plays: the musical The Lion King JR., William Shakespeare's Hamlet, or North Star Vaud, an original piece using improvisation, physical theatre, and playwriting.

STAR runs June 26 through July 30. Tuition is $450.

For more details, contact Tom Robenolt at 364-2421, ext. 232 or tom@ptalaska.org. Space is limited.

The Lion King JR.
Music and Lyrics by Elton John & Tim Rice
Additional Music and Lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin and Hans Zimmer
Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi
Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor
The iconic smash hit musical comes to STAR! Safari with director Dawn Kolden into the African savannah, and be part of the unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. See you in the jungle, and hakuna matata!

Hamlet
William Shakespeare's Hamlet, cutting by Donnice Gott
"To be, or not to be? That is the question."
Join director Doniece Gott in this tragic roller coaster ride of betrayal, loss, and revenge. Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, sets out for revenge after a spine-chilling apparition tells him his uncle is responsible for his father's death. Join the cast to perform one of the greatest plays ever written.

North Star Vaud
Before there was YouTube, there was Vaudeville -- entertainment made up of short plays, physical comedy, monologues, sketches, improvisation, even song and dance. Students will use classic written material as well as creating their own. Part of the show will be recorded for the internet as podcast theater, complete with live Foley sound effects.

Rehearsals:
Monday, June 26-Friday July 21
Performances:
Friday, July 21-Sunday, July 30
Registration: 907-463-TIXS or online at
http://www.ptalaska.org/education/star-program/
Cost: $450



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