The Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor has announced a range of summer theater camps and day programs for children and teens interested in learning or improving their performance skills.
“We will only offer what can be done safely,” the theater said in its announcement. Precautionary measures include masks, small groups, temperature measurement of campers upon arrival, and social distancing.
“My life: the musical!” with Bethany Dellapolla, actress and professional trainer, takes place August 10-14 at the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily. It is for children from 9 to 12 years old. The cost is $ 500.
“Scene Study for Kids” with Teresa DeBerry, who has taught theater extensively on the East Coast, will also be August 10-14 at the Whaling Museum from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. It is for children 9 to 12 and the cost is $ 500.
A full-day musical theater audition workshop with Scott Schwartz, artistic director of Bay Street, will take place on August 10 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Whaling Museum. Intended for adolescents aged 13 to 17. The cost is $ 150. Students will be invited to take two songs, a ballad and a rhythmic piece, to work with professional accompaniment.
A “Mini Mainstage” camp on the works of Shakespeare takes place from August 17 to 21 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Whaling Museum. It is given by Suzanne Clifton Walsh, a seasoned youth theater teacher. For children 9 to 12 years old, the cost is $ 500.
Liz Joyce’s Puppet & Variety Camp is held August 24-28 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. daily at the Bay Street Theater. Families will know Ms. Joyce from the popular Goat on a Boat Puppet Theater. The camp is for ages 4-7 and the cost is $ 350.
Valerie DiLorenzo’s Singers Playground is for teens (and adults!) Ages 13 and up. It’s August 24-27 from 10 a.m. to noon every day at the Whaling Museum. The cost is $ 150 for the week or $ 50 each for three days without an appointment. Those who wish to work on solos will have to take the corresponding scores.
The links to register for the programs can be found at baystreet.org.