2013 Summer Camp Dates!
June 10-14, 2013
2107 North 26th Street
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49048
June 17-21, 2013
Home School Building
5625 Burlingame Ave SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
June 24-28, 2013
Capital City Vineyard Church
1635 Coolidge Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823
HPA Summer Performing Arts Camps
The goal of HPA Performing Arts Camp is to help actors develop through small-group instruction.
Show Camp: Monday-Thursday 9:00-1:00; Friday 12:00-6:00.
Encore Camp: Monday-Thursday 9:00-2:00; Friday 9:00a-9:00p.
Camp Performance Friday evening at 6:30pm. Students must be present for the performance.
Show Camp will cover many aspects of drama and musical theatre performance including:
- Actor Training (Memorization & Performance)
- Vocal Performance (Chorus--no solos required)
- Choreography (Standard Steps, Group Performance)
- Scene Blocking, and more!
Show Camp is open to all home-educated students ages 8 and up who are interested in drama and musical theatre.
Students will be divided into three “Acts” according to their ages and experience, maximizing each camper’s experience by allowing actors with similar levels of experience to be in the same groups together.
Show Camp Pricing:
1 Student: $100
2 Siblings: $90 each ($180 total)
3 Siblings: $85 each ($255 total)
4 Siblings: $80 each ($320 total)
5 Siblings: $75 each ($375 total)
This is a not-to-miss opportunity for more advanced performers looking for a highly individualized and interactive experience! Encore students will be in a separate track, focusing on vocals, choreography, and Performing Scripture. Encore will have a separate final performance (8-9pm) and will run for an additional hour (1-2pm) Monday-Thursday. When registering, students should choose one of the following focus areas.
- Monologue/Character building - must have at least 10 consecutive verses of Scripture memorized prior to the first day of camp.
- Dance/movement workshops - will be prepared to do a solo or duet dance piece at the camp performance
- Vocal technique/development - will be prepared to sing a solo or duet for the camp performance
Encore is open to home-educated students ages 14 and older who receive camp director's approval based upon prior performing arts experience. While the camp directors must determine that all students are mature enough to enjoy the focus and intensity of Encore camp, here are some general guidelines for attendance:
Freshman: Performed in at least 5 major productions and/or has attended camp at least 3 years and with fewer productions.
Sophomores: Performed in at least 4 major productions and/or has attended camp at least 2 years and with fewer productions.
Juniors: Performed in at least 2 major productions and/or has attended camp at least 2 years and with fewer productions.
Seniors: Performed in at least 1 major production and/or has attended camp at least 1 year.
Encore Camp Pricing
Each student is $150--no discounts are available for Encore camp.