Heartwood summer camp has room for more young thespians

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:30am

There is still time to register for Heartwood’s 17th session of Summer Camp for students entering grades 3-8,  July 16-25 (enrollment for the older students’ camp is already at capacity). Heartwood’s theater camps teach performance skills and promote student confidence both on and off the stage, with a fundamental spirit of ensemble. 

Scholarships are available upon request, thanks to the help of many local business donations and grant support.

“Kids Camp” is a popular eight-day program exploring the areas of storytelling, stage combat, improvisation, dance/mime/movement, mask and commedia, designed specifically for students entering grades 3-8.  No prior experience necessary.

All students will work with a diverse and professional staff of five: Griff Braley-Heartwood’s artistic director and LA drama teacher; Karen Montanaro-mime/dance artist and teacher; Mark Bedell-Certified fight master and professional stuntman /fight choreographer; Stephen Shore-professional actor and certified fight instructor; Helena Farhi-professional actress and youth theater educator.

Many sponsors make Heartwood’s youth programming possible, including Heartwood’s Season Sponsors, Bath Savings Institution & Granite Hill Estates, Season Youth Sponsor, Damariscotta Hardware, Camp Sponsor Carl. M. P. Larrabee Insurance, and Camp Snacks Sponsors-The Rising Tide and Hannaford.

Full details and registration forms are available on Heartwood’s website at   www.heartwoodtheater.org, by emailing info@heartwoodtheater.org, or by phoning 563-1373.