Dates for the 2019 Spotlight Summer Drama Camp have been set, and registration is now open. Plus, there’s something new for advanced students this year!
This year’s camp will be taught at The Center for Education and Performing Arts (CEPA) located on the Pell City High School Campus. The camp is for students ages 6-16 who want to learn all about theater! Campers will play theater games, learn improvisational skills, help construct a set and build performance techniques. All of this will culminate in a showcase performance on the last day of camp.
This is a 10-day camp beginning July 8 and concluding on July 19. Cost for this 10-day camp is $200 per student, and each additional student is $175. Included in this cost are a daily snack and drink, camp T-shirt, and two vouchers to the showcase. The camp is limited to 25 students per session, so reserve your child's spot soon!
New this year, they are expanding the camp by offering an add-on Master Acting Class for campers 11 to 16. For an additional $250, each camper will receive 20 hours of intensive acting training with professional actor and director Lesley Warren. Participating students will present their own showcase performance in addition to the full camp production on July 19. Daily lunches will be provided. The Master Class will be held each day from noon to 3 p.m.
Junior Campers (Ages 6-10)
& Senior Campers (Ages 11-16)
- July 8-19
- Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon
- $200 per student ($175 for each additional student)
- Includes daily snack, T-shirt, and two vouchers to the showcase
Master Acting Class (Ages 11-16)
- July 8-19
- Monday-Friday, Noon-3 p.m.
- $250 per student
- Includes Lunch
Showcase: Friday, July 18 at 6 p.m.
The Spotlight Summer Drama Camp focuses on building student confidence, exploring creativity, and, of course, making a ton of new friends. Theater is an engaging way for students to hone communication and public speaking skills.
“Performing in front of hundreds of people prepares you for all kinds of jobs – I don’t think I would be scared to give a sales presentation or a speech, and that’s because I participate in theater,” said Chase Spears, a Pell City High School graduate and three-year camp volunteer.
Spotlight Program Coordinator Lesley Warren, who has provided drama education to students of all ages for more than 15 years, will lead the camp alongside experienced Spotlight Club members. A professional actress and director, Warren relishes every opportunity to work with young people who are eager to learn more about theater and has almost as much fun as they do.
As always, this popular camp will culminate in a final performance starring local students, and your child could be one of them! Visit pellcitycepa.com/education/camps to register now.
Spotlight is a county-wide, all-ages drama education program. Its mission is to foster drama education and encourage community participation in theater in St. Clair County. Spotlight is supported by The Rotary Club of pell City, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, The Alabama Council on the Arts, and The Pell City School System.