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Three July drama camp sessions available in Tecumseh

NewsYouth/Family May 28, 2016 Encore Staff

Tecumseh—Tecumseh Youth Theatre (TYT) and Tecumseh Center for the Arts (TCA) are hosting drama camp sessions for elementary, middle, and high school students this summer. All three camps are taking place at the Tecumseh Center for the Arts located at 400 North Maumee Street in Tecumseh. The cost for each of the camps is $120 per student and $100 for each additional student in the same family. Youth attending camps should bring their sack lunch each day.

The elementary camp is geared for students entering 2nd–5th grades in the fall. The camp will take place July 11-15 from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. The young performers will learn all about live theater from on stage performances to behind the scenes. This camp will provide students the opportunity to perform live on stage or work behind the scenes with a final performance on Friday evening.

Middle school students entering 6th–9th grade can participate in the middle school camp scheduled for July 18-22 from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. This camp will provide more hands-on training and instruction on what it takes to put on a live performance. Attendees will learn music, dance, and acting as well as set construction and technical support. A final performance will conclude with a show on Friday evening.

High school students entering 10th grade through graduating seniors can participate in a one-week camp July 25-29. This year’s camp will focus more on theater history with students learning Shakespearean soliloquies as well as drama, acting and technical support. Students will learn acting techniques and hands-on training with lights, stage props, costumes, sound and light boards.

The TYT and TCA will additional staffing this year featuring recent music theater graduates in addition to Tecumseh Youth Theatre directors and staff from Tecumseh Center for the Arts.

Space is limited; registration forms can be printed from the website or picked up at the TCA Box Office, Monday-Tuesday-Thursday-Friday from 12-5:00 p.m.. All camp materials will be provided by TCA/TYT. For more information, visit TCA’s website at www.thetca.org.

Week of 11/29/2021

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