2018 Summer Camp
July 9 - 13
Dramatic Arts Camp designed for the 10-17 year old with or without prior experience. Our classes will be divided up so each child will be taught at their level.
Classes will include:
Drama & Improv
Stage Business & Movement
Auditioning and Acting for the camera: Learn acting for film, television, commercials & scenes. Learn how to give a film audition. What to expect on the set. See yourself act on the big screen!
Teacher: Sean Charles Smith: CEO RMS Films, SAG Member, Television and screen actor/director
Art classes will include the study of people, human proportions and still life art. Campers will create 2D classical artist inspired pieces and a sketchbook/journal. Find your own art style and create a painting to take home. Afternoons, campers will be painting sets for the shows and creating large format images for backdrops.
Teacher: Melissa Harris, Award winning artist, owner and instructor of The Art Lab in Pasadena, MD. Former owner/teacher: Gallery 318 in Rome, GA. Melissa holds a fine arts seal diploma, a BA in Education, is an expert in fine arts, art history, art education & the performing arts.
Creative Stage Business: Handkerchiefs, hats, .walking sticks, tea cups, double takes and masks are so much fun on stage! Add musical sound effects and the fun becomes hilarious! Learn the business of stage business. Use the tools on stage to bring true life to your characters. Learn to use body and voice to enhance the actor's ability to process their experience into development of a character.
Teacher: Gail Deschamps: Professional actor, director and artistic director, Rome Shakespeare Festival
Drama / Improv
Tools, rules and fun techniques to develop acting skils and character development. Learn an audition monologue. Create small scene drama and learn the art of Improv thru drills, exercises and games. Campers will learn basic rules for creating good scenes and entertaining improv.
Teachers: Tracy Hellriegel, Executive Director Rome Shakespeare Festival and Director of the RSF Young Actors Company; Julie McCluskey, Actor with Rome Shakespeare Festival 2017/2018 Company.