Curtain Up! Musical Theatre
For rising 1st-8th grade students
Theatre camp is for all students interested in musical theatre. It is an excellent opportunity to learn about all aspects of production and to discover and develop theatrical and musical talent. The mission of this camp is to boost confidence and build friendships through cooperative effort and fun. Do you want to build a snowman? While the hot summer blazes outdoors, we will be cooling it off in the theatre as we prepare the hit musical Frozen! Join us for 3 of the best weeks of your life!
Instructor: Ann Neal, Upper School Drama Teacher
Dates & Times: June 1-19 (3 weeks); 9:00-11:30
Two Performances will be held on June 19, times TBA
Mini-Musical Theatre: Under the Sea
For rising PK-K students
This camp, presented by Memphis Youth Musical Theater, will delight children as they learn two scenes from the musical favorite Little Mermaid! Each day begins with a dance warm-up--Broadway style! After that, campers learn songs, dances, and speaking parts from the show. Each day, students will have a snack break and outdoor recreation time as well. The camp ends with a performance for parents at 11:00 am on
Friday, July 10.
Instructors: Mary Van Dyke, Director, Memphis Youth Musical Theater, and Alyssa Abbas
Dates & Times: July 6-10; 9:00-11:30
Little Ballerinas Camp: Angelina Ballerina
For rising PK-SK girls
In this camp, girls will learn the beautiful art of French and Russian classical ballet with a unique and fun syllabus designed by Children’s Ballet Theater director, Mary Van Dyke. Each class will include choreography from everyone’s favorite story Angelina Ballerina set to gorgeous classical ballet music. Each day, students will have a snack break and outdoor recreation time as well. The camp ends with a parent show at 11:00 am Friday, July 17.
Instructor: Anna Palazola, Children’s Ballet Theater
Dates & Times: July 13-17; 9:00-11:30
For rising PK-JK students
We want to do all of the fun, messy art projects that your child wants to do-but you hate to clean up! This camp will give kids the opportunity to explore various forms of art through building and tearing down using different media. Special focus will be placed on using unique materials and techniques to create colorful works of art and memorable keepsakes.
Instructors: Libby Lynn, PK Assistant Teacher and Sarah Stepherson, PK2 Assistant Teacher
Dates & Times: June 22-26; 9:00-11:30am
Creative Arts: Exploring Science through Art
For rising JK-K students
Did you know that a scientist is also a great artist? They explore and create to understand the world around them. This class will blend both art and science in a captivating way to learn and create! Students will be learning about topics like animals, the human body and conservation while creating art projects that support their learning. Through the integration of science and art, students gain a better understanding of their beautiful world!
Instructors: Sarah Joyner, PK Teacher and Libby Lynn, PK Assistant Teacher
Dates & Times: July 6-10; 9:00-11:30am
Crazy About Color!
For rising 1st-5th grade students
Red, blue, yellow, and green—how many colors in art do you see? Explore works of famous artists and discover how artists around the world use a rainbow of color to create paintings, textiles, sculptures, and more. Then you can put your color power to work in the studio as you create a color wheel, explore color theory, imagine inventing a new crayon color, and making art with real pizazz!
Instructor: Ginny Crittendon, Upper School Art Teacher
Dates & Times: June 15-19; 12:30-3:00