Torrington, CT - Registration is now opened for the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education’s Summer Arts Program.
The Summer Arts Program is a day camp licensed through the Connecticut Department of Public Health and is a member of the Connecticut Camping Association. Each two-week session meets daily, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Students partake in an exciting array of performing arts classes, including Tap Dance, Musical Theatre, Acting, Costume Design, Creative Writing, Technical Theatre and much more! The program takes place in our state-of-the-art performing arts education facility, part of the historic Warner Theatre in downtown Torrington. Our facility features large classrooms, dance studios, private music lesson rooms, rehearsal halls, locker rooms and the 300-seat Nancy Marine Studio Theatre.
Session 1: July 9 – 20 and Session 2: July 23 – August 3 are open to students ages 7-12 who will participate in classes covering a wide variety of artistic disciplines. These sessions will culminate in a field trip to Lake Compounce to meet with touring performing artists and a share day where students will have the opportunity to give an informal presentation for family and friends, showcasing the skills they have learned over the session.
Session 3, opened to students ages 7 -15 is a brand new program this year. Students in this session will launch a full-scale production of the beloved rock musical GODSPELL JR! From auditions all the way to curtain call, Session 3 will culminate in THREE performances of GODSPELL JR, complete with sets, lights and costumes! Students will participate in performing arts classes daily based on the production, including Scene Study, Musical Theatre Choreography, Vocal Performance, Stage Presence, Improvisation and much more, as they rehearse their way to opening night!
To learn more about the Warner’s Summer Arts Program, visit the website at www.warnertheatre.org/summerartsprogram or call the Education office at 860-489-7180 ext. 148. Financial aid is available for qualifying students.