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K-2 Programs #5: And We're Off!
K-2 And We're Off!
Creative Drama | Music | Design | Outdoor Team Time
Dates: July 11th-15th 2022; Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Inspired by the adventures big and small of James and his insect friends in James and the Giant Peach, we’ll go on great quests, write new legends, and conquer whatever we set our minds to alongside friends old and new. We’ll be “Floatin’ Along” as we “Shake It Up” and sing along to some of these iconic songs, and set off on adventures of our own to rival James’.
K-2 Programs #6: Puppet Party
K-2 Puppet Party
Character Creation | Puppetry | Design | Outdoor Team Time
Dates: July 18th-22nd 2022; Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Move over Jim Henson, the next generation of puppeteers have arrived in Aspen! This week we will take our character creation and storytelling to the next level as we learn the magic of puppetry, culminating in a puppet show where students will perform with their puppet friends.
3rd-6th Programs #2: Design Lab
3rd-6th Design Lab
Costume Design | Scenic Design | Creative Drama | Outdoor Team Time
Dates: August July 25th-29th, 2022, Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Designers turn what starts as a story into the full blown, lifelike experiences that make theatre so exciting. Learn how to bring characters and ideas to life in Design Lab, where each camper will create and model their own design concept for a story they know and love! We’ll turn out of the box ideas into realities, and end the week with a presentation of our designs for friends and family.
K-2 Programs #7: Build-A-World
Creative Drama | Set Design | Drama Games | Outdoor Team Time
Dates: July 25th-29th 2022; Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Build a scaled down world from scratch all the way from the blades of grass, to the people who inhabit it, to the 3 story tall City Hall made of popsicle sticks and paper straws. There’s nothing out of place in our world, because we built it! Campers will learn set design and build their own model sized universe, creating stories for all the people and things that inhabit it. At the end of the week, families and friends will take a tour through our world!
3rd-6th Programs #3 - Musical Makers
3rd-6th Musical Makers
Music | Playwriting | Design | Rehearsal
Dates: August 1st-5th 2022; Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
There is no business like show business and in this session, campers will be immersed in every detail of the musical-making process. Using playwriting, directing, choreographing, and performing skills, campers will prepare an original musical in just one week featuring parodies of well known songs. Collaboration and storytelling take center stage in this unique offering!
K-2 Programs #8: Country Jams
K-2 Country Jams
Drama Games | Dance | Design | Outdoor Team Time
Dates: August 1st-5th, 2022; Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Let’s spin around, do-si-do, and two-step the day away in a week of creativity, dance, and imagination! Using our design, dancing, and acting talents we’ll embrace the swinging, vivacious world of country (and all the wild tales that happen there) inspired by our summer musical Bright Star.
3rd-6th Programs #4: Musical Theatre Dance Madness!
3rd-6th Musical Theatre Dance Madness
Musical Theatre Dance | Jazz Dance | Drama | Outdoor Team Time
Dates: August 8th-12th, 2022; Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
“It’s time to dance!” This session, inspired by the movie musicals that keep us dancing, includes numbers spanning genres from such hits as In The Heights, The Pajama Game, Hairspray, Bring It On!, and more. With a double dose of dance focused on technique and performance, you’ll be ready to take your place in the spotlight!
K-2 Programs #9: If You Knew My Story
K-2 If You Knew My Story
Storytelling | Drama Games | Scene Design | Outdoor Team Time
Dates: August 8th-12th 2022; Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
It’s time for you to be in charge of the story! Using storytelling traditions old and new, collaborate with your fellow campers to weave fantastical tales using beloved characters, brilliant new ideas, and one or two happily-ever-afters. Our tales will leap right off the page onto the stage, and play out in front of a Storytelling backdrop crafted by you and your fellow campers.