Peace Studio Announces A New Musical Theater Camp For Teens
This July, teens ages 13-17 with a passion for singing, dancing and acting can hone their skills at Peace Studio: Broadway. The new, robust summer camp brings together top musical theater educators to give aspiring performers a two-week crash course into the theater process and the opportunity to perform on stage!
Week One • July 8-12 • 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Students will dive into the fundamentals of musical theater through interactive classes in acting, singing and dancing taught by professional artists Jonathan Flom, Aimee Radics and Stacy Alley. Days will consist of workshops in stage presence, movement, improv, vocal technique, musical theater history, audition coaching and more.
Week Two • July 15-19 • 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Time to put the skills learned in week one to work! Budding artists will work on bringing to life personalized selections from the best of Broadway, past and present.
Showcase • July 19, 4 p.m.
Family and friends are invited to watch their rising star in a final showcase that is free and open to the public.
Artistic Director: Jonathan Flom
Jonathan Flom is the president of the Musical Theatre Educators Alliance. In Flom's time as head of Musical Theatre at Shenandoah Conservatory, he developed curricula to prepare students for the contemporary business of theater. He created and taught an entrepreneurial course entitled "Preparation for the Theatre Profession," and championed the inclusion of pop/rock singing, the Meisner acting technique and on-camera work. He is the author of Get the Callback: The Art of Auditioning for Musical Theatre and Act Like It's Your Business: Branding and Marketing Strategies for Actors.
Music Director: Aimee Radics
Aimee Radics is a faculty member at East Carolina University's School of Theatre and Dance, teaching song interpretation, music theory, performance techniques and industry preparation. She has served as music director and conductor in regional productions throughout the country, working with organizations such as Red Mountain Theatre Company, Numerica Performing Arts Center, Cortland Repertory Theatre and Post Playhouse, as well as Norwegian Cruise Line.
Dance Director: Stacy Alley
Stacy Alley is head of Musical Theatre and an associate professor of musical theatre/dance at the University of Alabama. Alley is a professional director and choreographer whose recent teaching and/or artistic credits include work in Denmark, Tanzania, Norway, Scotland and Chile. She has been performing professionally for more than 30 years, including five years as a featured dancer in Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular. She is the Musical Theatre Educators Alliance vice president and a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC).
Peace Studio: Broadway is $900 per teen and includes all courses and personalized coaching for two weeks and a camp t-shirt. Students have the option of attending the Sunday, July 7, 1 p.m. performance of Dear Evan Hansen with fellow campers for an additional $65.
Registration is available by calling 864.467.3000 or 800.888.7768, or in person at the Peace Center Box Office. Payment plans are available. Registration is open to Peacekeepers beginning now and will open to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m.
For more information about the Peace Center and its upcoming events, visit www.peacecenter.org.
Events, dates, times, prices and performers are subject to change without notice.
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