2016 Classes

Grove City Art & Theatre Camp Classes

July 11-15, 2016

 Morning Session: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM Afternoon Session 1:00-4:30 PM (until 4:00 PM on Friday)  

Showcase: July 15 at 7:00 PM  


                                                                                                        MORNING SESSION 
Stage Combat for Theatre  – CANCELLED

 

From Poetry to Songwriting – CANCELLED


Printmaking (8:30 AM-12:00 PM)

Ages 7-18
Max students: 15 (10 spots left)
Supply fee: $15
Teacher: Amy Stauff

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img_8966In this class, we will learn about a different printmaking artist every day and make prints through several processes, including monoprinting, yarn printing, styrofoam plate printing, potato printing, and more.  New projects will be assigned each day, and there will be a studio time every day to work on previous projects.  At printmaking camp, you’ll make pieces that are so cool you’ll want to make a hundred of them… and you can!

 


Art from the Earth: An Introduction to the Ceramic Arts (8:30 AM-12:00 PM & 1:00-4:30 PM)

ONLY 1 SPOT LEFT!

Ages: 9-18
Max Students: 12
Supply Fee: $15
Teacher: Anthony DeRosa

Students will enjoy a hands-on introduction to the world of ceramic arts.  We will look at how clay is processed by harvesting local clay and processing it like the Native American tribes.  Then we will learn the basics of hand building by making bowls, cups, and sculptures using coil, pinch, and slab techniques. We will also explore press molding techniques and everyone will have the opportunity to try the potter’s wheel.   We will even learn different glazing and decoration techniques.  The course will conclude with a look at different types of kiln designs and firing methods.   Work from the beginning of the week will be on display for the showcase Friday night.  All other work will be available for pick up the following week.


 

Musical Theatre (8:30 AM-12:00 PM)

Max Students: 13 (5 spots left)
Ages 10-16
Supply Fee: $10468811_438584429507214_1317220171_o
Teacher: Angie Settlemire

Got Broadway? In this exciting intensive, students will learn foundational principles of voice technique, tips for singing with character voices, and how to use gestures and movement to convey emotion and characters while singing.  Throughout the week, students will hear tidbits about the history of musicals and see video examples of famous performances.  They will rehearse a show-stopping group number, complete with singing and choreography, to perform at the showcase Friday night. 


Kids’ Theatre: Superhero Week  (8:30 AM-12:00 PM)

Max Students: 15 –  FULL! 
Ages 6-9
Supply fee: $10
Teacher: Deanna Brookens
Assistant Teacher: Amber Mikec

Superheroes UNITE! Students ages 6-9 years old are invited to join us for a week of larger-than-life fun! Students will get a chance to create & develop their own superheroes through creative dramatic games, activities, crafts and storytelling. And, since heroes do their best work as a team, we’ll work together to produce our very own Superhero Superstory for families at the Friday night showcase!


Discovering Great Artists (8:30 AM-12:00 PM)

Ages 5-7
Max students: 12 (5 spots left)
Supply fee: $10
Teacher: Beth Rodes

Discovering Great Artists offers children an introduction to a few of the world’s great artists, and a chance to explore the styles and techniques used by these artists. Each day will feature a different artist. We will study a few pieces of his/her work, and then delve into various projects and activities inspired by that artist. Projects will focus on discovery, hands on exploration, and individual creativity.


Exploring, Discovering, and Imagining ART in the World Around Us (8:30 AM-12:00 PM)

Ages 3-5
Max students:  12 (5 spots left)
Supply fee:  $10
Teacher: Sarah Potter

In this introduction to the arts, preschoolers will explore different artistic ways of expressing themselves through drama, art projects, nature study, games, stories, music, and large movement activities.  


AFTERNOON SESSION


Physical Theatre (1:00-4:30 PM)
Ages 10-18
Max students: 15 (8 spots left)
Supply fee: $5
Teacher: Angie Settlemire

11111067_1022308427835015_6936403232133918015_oThrough various improvisational exercises, games, and application10295390_10152442130359022_1452653670198118206_o of French & American mime technique, students will learn how to clearly communicate emotions, environments, and stories to an audience without using words.  The class will explore illusions and principles of invisible object identification, in addition to characters, statues, rhythms, isolations, and hand designs.  Students should wear modest, form fitting & flexible clothing (long t-shirt with leggings, exercise pants, etc.).  Students will create a unique performance for the Friday night showcase that                        incorporates the elements learned.

 


Disney’s Dancin’ Descendants (1:00-4:30 PM)

Ages: 5-9
Max students: 15 (7 spots left)
Supply fee: $5
Teacher: Desiree Davis

In this fun dance class, students of ages 5-9 will learn the basics of jazz and ballet, and the theme of this class is based on Disney’s The Descendants movie. This includes movements, technique, and terminology. We will be dancing to Kidz Bop, Disney, and classical ballet music. At the end of the week, the students will perform a jazz and ballet dance to two songs from the movie. They will dance with wands for the ballet dance.  The students are expected to dress in normal clothes (shorts/pants and shirt), but if he or she owns a leotard and tights, don’t hesitate to attend in those!


 

Art from the Earth: An Introduction to the Ceramic Arts (8:30 AM-12:00 PM & 1:00-4:30 PM)

Ages: 9-18
Max Students: 12 (Only 3 spots left!) 
Supply Fee: $15
Teacher: Anthony DeRosaDSCF8566

DSCF8374Students will enjoy a hands-on introduction to the world of ceramic arts.  We will look at how clay is processed by harvesting local clay and processing it like the Native American tribes.  Then we will learn the basics of hand building by making bowls, cups, and sculptures using coil, pinch, and slab techniques. We will also explore press molding techniques and everyone will have the opportunity to try the potter’s wheel.   We will even learn different glazing and decoration techniques.  The course will conclude with a look at different types of kiln designs and firing methods.   Work from the beginning of the week will be on display for the closing showcase Friday night.  All other work will be available for pick up the following week.

 


Puppets IMG_2459on Parade (8:30 AM-12:00 PM  & 1:00-4:30 PM)

Max Students: 20 (15 spots left)
Ages: 6-18
Supply Fee: $15
Teacher: Susan O’Neill

PUPPETS! PUPPETS! PUPPETS!!! Learn to build and perform with giant parade puppets using the most basic supplies. All done with environmentally safe, recycled supplies and suitable for children of all ages. The bigger your imagination the better…. GO, GO, GO PUPPETS ON PARADE!