Courses 4-Week Intensive
“Daily” activities for Camp Arena Stage 2013 have been announced!
All activities are sorted below according to period and session. Search through our exciting list of more than 65 activities to create your perfect summer at Camp Arena Stage.
2013 activity selection sheets are e-mailed to registered campers.
Abstract Art (8-12) Joy
Lines! Shapes! colors! Inspired by Rothko, Kandinsky, Matisse and more, we will create works of art that splatters and leaps outside of the box. Experience the freedom that comes with expressing yourself through abstract art.
Creature Creation (8-12) Jen
Fantastical creatures, beautiful beasts, and inventive monsters are the stars of this Daily. Let your imagination run wild as you construct your creepy critter friends. We will explore the world of creatures using a variety of art techniques and media including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, fabric and more!
Music Video (8-12) Be
You don't need to be a millionaire to make a great music video! Explore the art of filmmaking as we compose music videos to your favorite tunes! Covering topics like rhythmic cutting, creative camera movement, and slow motion, you'll have the tools to wow any youtube or MTV audience!
Solo Voice (8-12)
Bring your singing to center stage! Explore the music most suitable for your individual voice or singing style. Learn various performance techniques that will make you take the stage with confidence and shine.
CAS Musical (8-12) Roc & Matthew
Write and produce a new musical in just four weeks! How is that possible, you say? With music anything is possible, I say! We’ll work together to create and perform the most imaginative musical we can.
Greeks! (8-12) Anthony
Hang onto your togas! Be part of a Greek chorus, make masks and bring classic Greek myths to the stage. We will explore myths such as “Jason and the Golden Fleece,” “Perseus and Medusa” and “The Mighty Hercules” and Greek plays like Antigone and Oedipus.
Slam-Dunk Audition (8-12)
Ever wonder what it takes to nail an audition? We all do. Learn the tools to dunk it every time as you work through the process of selection, preparation and presentation.
AcroDancing (8-12) Laura
Learn dynamic combinations that blend gymnastics and dance together. Leaping through space, rolling to the floor, and flying again. We will also learn basic partnering skills and how to safely maneuver those skills within choreography. Some dance or gymnastics experience required.
Costume Design (12-15) Lizzie
Pick your favorite character in a play/story and design it from start to finish. In this Daily we will all pick a character to first design on paper and then assemble/create that very costume for yourself to show off in a fashion show performance!
Photography (12-15) Bobak
Most of us take pictures on our phone every day, but how often do we think about pictures before we take them? We will explore the technical, creative and social aspects of photography and photo manipulation.
Short Films (12-15) Patrick
Ever had a story that you believe should be made into a movie? This is your chance! You'll learn the three phases of movie making and collaborate to make your very own movie.
Poetry & Spoken Word (12-15) Ariel
Write a poem and step up to the mic. Explore the tools and techniques to craft and perform your own poetry. Whether you think of yourself as a writer, an actor or an artist – you’ll leave this Daily a poet.
Sing Sondheim (12-15) Jonathan
How about going Into the Woods for A Little Night Music? Tricky harmonies, challenging rhythms, cutting edge lyrics—Stephen Sondheim’s music has them all! You will have a great sense of accomplishment in mastering the work of this contemporary genius, and have a lot of fun too.
Puppetry & Performance (12-15) Matt
From shadow puppets to sock puppets, from Julie Taymor’s majestic Lion King puppets to Jim Henson’s Muppets, puppetry has a storied history. Puppets are sometimes humorous and always expressive. Learn how to manipulate a variety of puppets to enhance your acting and storytelling skills.
Acting Styles (12-15) Briona
An actor has many tools and techniques at his/her disposal. Build a foundation of a variety of acting styles, like neutral mask and Stanislavski, and apply them in scenes and original work.
Shakespeare in the Parking Lot (12-15) Mitch
A company of actors, a Shakespearean masterpiece and 18 rehearsals: GO! Play multiple characters and memorize lines as we rehearse an abridged Twelfth Night. The final performance will be during Choice on last Wednesday of camp.
Stepping (12-15) Michael
Stepping is percussive dance in which your entire body is an instrument. Its complex sounds and rhythms draw from many dance styles and have spread from African-American fraternities and sororities to the mainstream. Join the fine tradition of this precise, energetic and stunning dance form. All levels welcome.