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2018 Summer Theatre Workshop

2018 Summer Workshop 1-6future stars

City Park Players held their annual summer theatre camp for kids, giving students an opportunity to learn about the theater, both on-stage and behind-the-scenes. Children entering grades 1-6 enjoyed the Summer Theatre Workshop's "Future Stars", directed by Tina Smith with assistance from Emma Sullivan, at the Hearn Stage in Downtown Alexandria.  This 2 weeklong camp offered children the opportunity to develop acting and staging skills through theatre games, music, and activities.  Participants auditioned for their scenes, learned how to block, and rehearsed, learning acting and singing techniques.  This camp culminated in a performance of "Snow White Lite" by Jacob Dorn on Friday, August 3, 2018 on Hearn Stage at Kress Theatre.   

 

2018 Summer Workshop 7-12rising stars 

City Park Players also held a second summer theatre camp for kids, giving older students an opportunity to learn about the theater, both on-stage and behind-the-scenes. Children entering grades 7-12 enjoyed the Summer Theatre Workshop's "Rising Stars", directed by Kathy Richey, at the Hearn Stage in Downtown Alexandria.  This weeklong camp offered these older students the opportunity to develop acting and staging skills.  This camp culminated in a performance of excerpts from Johnathan Dorn's "Dear Chuck" on Friday, August 3, 2018 on Hearn Stage at Kress Theatre.   

 

The 2018 Summer Theatre Workshops were sponsored by the RoyOMartin Foundation through a grant administered by the Arts Council of Central Louisiana, and is also supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and as administered by the Arts Council of Central Louisiana. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.  For additional information, reservations and more, please email cityparkplayers@gmail.com or call 318-484-4478.

 


2017 Summer Theatre Workshop: "Crazy Kids Camp"

2017 Summer Theatre Workshop

City Park Players held their annual one-week summer theatre camp for kids, giving students an opportunity to learn in-depth about the theater, both on-stage and behind-the-scenes. Children aged 7-12 enjoyed the Summer Theatre Workshop, directed by Tina Smith with assistance from Shayla Simmons, at the Hearn Stage in Downtown Alexandria.  This crazy character camp offered children the opportunity to develop acting and staging skills through theatre games, music, and activities.  Participants auditioned for their scenes, learned how to block, and rehearsed, learning acting and singing techniques.  The week-long camp culminated in a short performance on Friday, August 4, 2017 on Hearn Stage at Kress Theatre.   This workshop was sponsored by the RoyOMartin Foundation through a grant administered by the Arts Council of Central Louisiana.


2016 Summer Theatre Workshop: "Totally Red"

2016 Summer Theatre Workshop: "Totally Red"

City Park Players held a summer theatre camp for kids June 6-July 1, 2016.  Children learned about multiple theatre genres through their rehearsals and performance of "Totally Red".  The children involved, learning through theatre games and five different genres, were enthusiastic.  The culmination of the summer camp was a presentation of the complete show to an audience comprising the play author, parents, friends, City Park Players actors and directors.  This workshop was sponsored by the RoyOMartin Foundation through a grant administered by the Arts Council of Central Louisiana.


2014 Summer Theatre Workshop: "Mr. Skellybones"

2014 Summer Theatre Workshop: "Mr. Skellybones"

"Mr. Skellybones", a children's interactive musical play with dance based on readings about human anatomy, was the production of the 2014 Summer Theatre Workshop for City Park Players.  Children involved were cheerful and upbeat and enjoyed learning the songs and dances to "Mr. Skellybones", by Douglas Wootton.   This workshop was sponsored by the RoyOMartin Foundation through a grant administered by the Arts Council of Central Louisiana.

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