Registrations begin March 1 for UNH’s 2011 Theatre & Dance Day Camps. These programs offer training in creative arts, theatre, movement, production, performance and dance. The skilled and experienced instructors have theatre and education degrees and/or are state certified to teach grades 3-12. They provide a supportive atmosphere in which talents and creativity are encouraged.
Primary Drama Camp
July 11-15 • Entering grades 3-5 • 8:30AM-4:30PM • $245
This production is based on the NH Children’s Library 2011 summer reading theme, “One World, Many Stories.” Through drama, music, movement and art, primary students showcase their natural acting impulses. Students of all experience levels are encouraged to enroll. A showcase is performed for families and friends on July 15, at 3:00 p.m. in the Johnson Theatre. Free tickets for the final performance will be available; the total number for each student’s guests is subject to enrollment size. Enrollment: 12-25. Registration is due by June 20.
Junior Acting & Playwriting Camp
July 11-15 • Entering grades 6-8 • 8:30AM-4:30PM • $250
The play’s the thing… This is our most creative camp! Students and director explore a central theme and create characters, scenes and situations that make up an original (often hysterical) production. Students create monologues, scenes, even movement and dance to add to the piece. A performance showcase is presented for families and friends on July 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Hennessy Theatre. Free tickets for the final performance will be available; the total number for each student’s guests is subject to enrollment size. Enrollment: 12-16 students. Registration is due by June 20.
Junior Musical Theatre Camp
August 8-19 • 2-week Series • Entering grades 6-8 • 8:30AM-4:30PM • $375
During this 2-week series, students receive musical theatre training in performance and production. The series concludes with a performance of a musical production. Focus is placed on technique in music, acting, and choreography. Musical theatre classes incorporate character development, movement, choreography, scene study and singing. Students are exposed to the audition process on the first day and everyone is cast as a singer, dancer and/or actor. Students of all experience levels are encouraged to enroll. The final performance is presented for families and friends on August 19, at 4:00 p.m. in the Hennessy Theatre. Free tickets for the performance will be available; the total number for each student’s guests is subject to enrollment size. Enrollment: 18-30. Registration is due by July 18.
Advanced Drama Academy
August 8-19 • 2-week Series
Entering grades 9-12 • 8:30AM-4:30PM • $395 for 2 weeks or $200 for 1 week.
This two week drama intensive focuses on all aspects of the dramatic arts. Students will participate in acting, voice, movement, elements of design, stage combat, choreography and audition techniques in small group sessions. Students may enroll for one or both weeks. There will be a student showcase on August 19 at 7:00 p.m. which will feature selected performances or designs chosen by each student. Enrollment: 18-30. Registration is due by July 18.
July 18-29 • 2-week Series • 8:30AM-1:30PM • $300
JUNIOR DANCE INTENSIVE • entering grades 5-8
SENIOR DANCE INTENSIVE • entering grades 9-12
So, we think you can dance! Dancers in grades 5-12 are invited to participate in our popular Dance Intensive Summer Series. This unique program, offering an array of dance disciplines and styles, will be taught by skilled dance professionals, including faculty, alumni and students from the acclaimed UNH Dance program. For two weeks, students will study many different dance forms and receive 45 hours of inspiring classes, improving their technique in all genres: ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, hip hop, aerial, contemporary, modern and partnering. Junior Prerequisite: Formal dance training of 3-5 consecutive years is recommended; beginners with at least one year of dance will also be welcomed. Senior Prerequisite: Formal dance training of 5-8 consecutive years is recommended; more advance dancers and those experienced in stage performance and/or dance competition will also be welcomed. Registration is due by June 27.
Aerial Dance Intensive
July 11-15 • 1-week Series • 9:00AM-11:00AM • $150
JUNIOR AERIAL INTENSIVE • entering grades 5-8
SENIOR AERIAL INTENSIVE • entering grades 9-12
For students who wish to explore the exciting genre of aerial arts in depth, this week-long intensive focuses on the technique, vocabulary, safety and the unique structure of aerial dance. Enrollment: 12-20 students. Registration is due by June 20.
ENROLLMENT • CANCELLATIONS • REFUNDS: Registration begins March 1, 2011 and is due 3 weeks prior to each camp’s start date. Full tuition is due with the registration form. After the registration due date, tuition is nonrefundable. Programs fill quickly and students are often placed on a waiting list; however, in the unlikely event that the minimum enrollment is not met by the registration due date, students will be contacted about camp cancellation and a full refund will be mailed. If the enrollment minimum has been filled by the due date, and the class is not yet full, then students will be enrolled until the first class date, as space allows. After the registration deadline, confirmation and an information packet will be mailed to you.
Contact: To register or to request a brochure, call 603-862-0093 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.