You can ensure your child’s February break is filled with creativity, growth, play, and the exploration of endless imaginative possibilities by registering them for Ovations Offstage/Portland Recreation’s Theater Vacation Camp!
Join guest artists Compass Creative Dramatics for 5 full days of theater camp including games, activities, rehearsals, and a final performance designed to highlight children’s inner performers. No acting experience necessary: just come ready to play and have fun! Behind the scenes roles are also available.
- February 17 – 21, East End Community School, Portland, ME
- Daily, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM (aftercare available until 4:30 PM for $10/day)
- Open to grades 2 – 8
Final performance Friday, February 21, 6 PM. Family and friends are welcome to attend.
This camp is great for kids who have no theater experience to those who have participated in a few productions or taken a few theater classes. The teaching staff is well able to differentiate across experience and create a place for each student to be an integral member of the ensemble. All students will participate in the following workshops throughout the week: Stage Basics, Accelerating Imaginations: An Intro to Acting, Musical Theatre Singing, Puppetry along with theatre games and rehearsals for the final production.
MEET YOUR EDUCATORS
Wyatt is a Chicago based theatre artist and educator. Originally from Nebraska, he graduated from Arizona State University earning a Masters of Fine Arts in Directing. Credits include acting with Stray Cat Theatre and Southwest Shakespeare Theatre in Arizona as well as working with The Plagiarists and the Babes With Blades Theatre Company in Chicago. Additionally he has served as a teaching artist with American Blues Theatre Company.
Johanna earned her BFA in Musical Theatre from University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. She has been an active performer and educator with Music Theatre of Madison, Four Seasons Theatre, Brownville Village Theatre, Broadway at Panhandle, DalhArts, and other organizations across the country.
In addition to the arts, Johanna is also passionate about community service and served with AmeriCorps for 2 years tutoring and mentoring children.