Outdoor summer camps with the Bay Street Theater start in July and August



Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its schedule of outdoor summer theater camps for the upcoming 2021 summer season. Each camp will run over five days from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, and will take place over five days. will extend On point from puppetry to musical theater to improvisational comedy. All sessions will be held in person and outdoors in tents in Sag Harbor, and in compliance with all necessary social distancing measures and state COVID safety guidelines. Registration for a single five-day camp starts at $ 350; payment plans are available. For more information, contact the Director of Education and Community Outreach, Allen O’Reilly, To [email protected].

From Tuesday July 6 to Saturday July 10, My favorite tales! will guide students aged 4 to 7 through the basic principles of Concentration Theater, Concentration and Working with a Partner. Then, with the help of instructor Teresa DeBerry, participants will adapt their favorite fairy tales and myths into a presentation that will be presented to friends and family on the last day of camp!Choreographer and artist-teacher Bethany Dellapolla will conduct My Life The Musical! for students aged 9 to 12 from Tuesday July 6 to Saturday July 10 and from Monday August 2 to Friday August 6. Participants will work together to create and perform their own musical! Students will develop ideas for an original screenplay and learn standard songs and choreography that will culminate in a presentation for family and friends. Students will receive training in the history of theater, song, dance and musical comedy; and they will also participate in creative theater plays and improvisations that help develop their communication skills and encourage them to develop their imaginative abilities. Additional My Life The Musical sessions with Bethany Dellapolla will be organized for children aged 7 to 9 starting Monday July 12. to Friday July 16 and Monday August 9 to Friday August 13. The improv team with Suzanne Clifton Walsh will start on Monday July 12th and run until Friday July 16th. In this new camp, kids ages 9-12 will learn what makes improv games so fun and how the world of improv relates to the world of theater! Students will work with Suzanne to experiment with different forms of improvisation and use their imaginations to create their own exercises. The camp will end with a live improvisation show for family and friends.An additional improvisation camp, Yes … and improvisation, for children aged 7 to 9, will take place from Monday July 19 to Friday July 23. Master Puppeteer Liz Joyce from Goat on a Boat will run the Puppet Power Camp for 4 year olds. to 7 from Monday July 12 to Friday July 16 and from Monday August 23 to Friday August 27. Campers will create stories, puppets, props and put on small shows throughout the week. Puppets include shadow puppets, prankster puppets, ball and hand puppets, and tiny puppets. Greek Mythology: Myths Mixed! for children from 4 to 7 years old will be held from Monday July 19 to Friday July 23. This is a brand new camp that allows students to use their imaginations to play with and create their own versions of classic Greek myths. Teresa DeBerry will lead the camp, which will conclude with a presentation of the original campers’ stories to family and friends. Sing! Sing a song! will take place from Monday July 26 to Friday July 30. Inspired by the ever popular My Life: The Musical Camps, this offer offers students aged 4 to 7 the opportunity to learn the basics of musical theater! Campers will learn basic voice and dance techniques as they work on an original song and choreography, which will end with a presentation for friends and family on the last day of camp!Shakespeare Mini-Mainstage for ages 9 to 12 starts Monday August 16 through Friday August 20. Students will work on exploring a shortened, child-friendly version of a Shakespeare play, culminating in a presentation on the last day of camp for family and friends. As students acquire basic theater training, they will become familiar with the classic language, characters, and comedy of The Bard. An additional Shakespeare Mini-Mainstage camp for children ages 7-9 will be led by Teresa DeBerry starting Monday August 16. until Friday August 20. The Bay Street Theater is a non-profit, professional theater and year-round community cultural center that strives to innovate, educate and entertain a diverse community through the practice of the performing arts. It serves as a social and cultural gathering place, educational resource and home for a community of artists.



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