2013 Summer Education Programs

2014 Summer Education Programs



Young actors from kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to explore theatrical performance through Acme Theatre Companys summer drama camps. Acme Theatre Compan'y is a unique theatre organization run by high-school aged students, which has been producing "serious theatre, for the fun of it" for the past 30 years.

Each summer, under the supervision of adult mentors, high school company members teach this program of K-8 summer drama camps. Our focus is on providing young actors with a fun, energetic theatre experience. Upon graduation from 8th grade, all students are invited to join Acme Theatre Company!

To Register:

This year, registration for Acme's summer classes will be through the Davis Art Center. Registration will open in March, and may be done in-person, over the phone or online:

Davis Art Center

(530) 756-4100

1919 F Street, Davis, CA 95616

http://www.davisartcenter.org/

Questions?

Email us at summerprogram@acmetheatre.net with any questions you may have about Acme or our summer camps.



Drama Potpourri

All young children are invited to bring their imaginations and explore the creative world of drama in this fun, two-week camp. Students will enjoy expressing themselves through pantomime, music, dance, games, crafts and puppetry. The camp will culminate in an in-class puppet show performance on Thursday, July 3 (no class on Friday, July 4). Class fee includes a $15 materials fee.

Age: 5 - 7 (Entering grades K-1)

Dates: 1:30 - 2:30pm, Monday - Friday, June 23 - July 3

Cost: $80 DAC Members, $90 Non-members

Location:TBA

Min: 6 /Max: 20







Theatre Introduction - Initial Stage

Calling all young actors! In this three week camp, each student will receive a speaking role and be guided through the acting process as we work on projection, line memorization, building characters & physical acting skills. The class will culminate in an evening performance for family and friends of James and the Giant Peach: A Play Adapted by Richard R. George and The Frog Prince by Edward Marsh. Please note: On Friday, July 11, we will have an extended rehearsal in preparation for our performance at 7pm. Class fee includes a $15 materials fee. No class on 7/4.

Ages: 7 - 11 (Entering grades 2-5)

Dates: 1:30 - 3pm, Monday - Friday, June 23 - July 11, No class on 7/4

Cost: $170 DAC Members, $180 Non-members

Location: TBA

Min: 6 /Max: 30



Theatre Production - Awkward Stage

The show must go on! In this four-week camp, students will rehearse and perform Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses, a full-length play telling ancient tales from Pandora's Box to Midas' Golden Touch. From audition to performance, we will focus on honing acting and performance skills. In addition, students will explore set construction, lighting, and costuming. Please note: On Friday, July 18 we will have an extended rehearsal in preparation for our performance at 7pm. Performances will be held at 7pm on Friday, July 18 & Saturday, July 19. Class fee includes a $15 materials fee. No class on 7/4.
Age: 11-14 (Entering grades 6-8)

Dates: 1:30 - 3pm, Monday - Friday, June 23 - July 19. No class on 7/4

Cost: $195 Members, $205 for Non-members

Location: TBA

Min: 10 /Max: 40


Min: 6 /Max: 33