Orlando Shakes’ week-long summer camps offer short term solutions for the busy family. Little ones bring their favorite fairy tale characters to life through fun arts and crafts in Fairy Tale Puppet Theatre and Critter Mask Theatre. Grade level students learn basic acting and stage makeup techniques in Villains, and have fun with their friends Jack and Annie in Night of the New Magicians: A Magic Tree House Camp. High school students create their own cartoons using voice acting and animation skills in Camp Animation. Each week-long camp culminates in a final showcase in front of family and friends. Tuition for week-long camps starts at $190.
“From misunderstood villains to fairy tale puppets and back to the Bard himself, there is truly something for everyone this summer!” said Jennifer Bonner, Theater for Young Audiences Coordinator.
Orlando Shakes also offers production camps, which range from one to four-week sessions and focus on one of William Shakespeare’
Students Grades 7 - 12 have the unique opportunity to enroll in Shakespeare With Heart, a collaboration between UCP of Central Florida, the Exceptional Education Department of UCF, and the Orlando Shakespeare Theater. Students with and without special needs work together over a two-week period to modernize Shakespeare’
2014 Creative Arts Camps are currently open for registration, with a 20% discount if registering more than one student from the same family. For detailed class descriptions, schedules, and frequently asked questions visit www.orlandoshakes.org/
Orlando Shakespeare Theater is supported by United Arts of Central Florida, host of power2give.org/